Poised for lead role Sunday
Dillon is slated to step in as the Packers' lead option out of the backfield Sunday against the Falcons with Aaron Jones (hamstring) listed as questionable for the contest but not expected to play, Bill Huber of SI.com reports.
After tweaking his hamstring on a 35-yard catch-and-run for a touchdown in the Packers' Week 1 win over the Bears, Jones failed to practice in any fashion Wednesday through Friday and is poised to sit out the Week 2 contest. Dillon worked behind Jones in the win in Chicago, mustering just 19 yards on 13 carries while adding two catches for 17 yards on three targets. Despite the poor showing against the Bears, Dillon has been a more respectable performer over his four-year career, averaging 4.2 yards per carry and 8.4 yards per reception. He should have a path to getting 15-plus touches Week 2, potentially making him a useful No. 2 running back or flex option for fantasy managers. Dillon could find more open running room in Atlanta than he did in Chicago since the Falcons will be without one of their top tacklers in middle linebacker Troy Andersen (concussion), who was been ruled out for Sunday's game.
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Deguara secured all four targets for 34 yards in the Packers' 34-20 loss to the Lions on Thursday night.
Reed brought in three of five targets for 55 yards in the Packers' 34-20 loss to the Lions on Thursday night. He also committed a fumble that was recovered by Green Bay and returned one punt for no gain.
Dillon rushed five times for 11 yards and failed to bring in his only target in the Packers' 34-20 loss to the Lions on Thursday night.
Doubs brought in nine of 13 targets for 95 yards in the Packers' 34-20 loss to the Lions on Thursday night.
Watson (hamstring) brought in two of four targets for 25 yards and a touchdown in the Packers' 34-20 loss to the Lions on Thursday night.
Jones (hamstring) rushed five times for 18 yards and secured one of two targets for minus-4 yards in the Packers' 34-20 loss to the Lions on Thursday night.
Love completed 23 of 36 passes for 246 yards with one touchdown and two interceptions and added two rushes for minus-2 yards and another score in the Packers' 34-20 loss to the Lions on Thursday night. He also committed a fumble that was recovered by Green Bay and threw a two-point conversion pass.
Musgrave (head) has been ruled out for the rest of Thursday's game against the Lions, Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com reports.
Musgrave left Thursday's game against the Lions to be evaluated for a concussion, Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports.
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Bakhtiari underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left knee Wednesday, while another procedure is on the docket in the next few weeks that will give him a chance to play at 100 percent next season, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.