Packers’ top fantasy football stats for Dynasty, Redraft Leagues | Bleacher report

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    Chances are your fantasy football league champion had at least one Green Bay packer on his roster last season.

    The Packers’ offense has traditionally been a boon to fantasy football assets, and last year was no different. Aaron Rodgers finished last season as QB6, Aaron Jones was RB13 and Davante Adams was WR5 and everyone in the trio was a good addition.

    This year, Matt LaFleur’s offense will look a little different, but that doesn’t mean it’s not an offense fantasy managers shouldn’t be a part of.

    The tools are still there for the Packers to offer plenty of fantasy value. It’s all about targeting the right players in the right areas of the draft.

    Here we take a look at the top stats to aim for based on their current ADP fantasy professionals.

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    ADP: 61 (RB26)

    It looks like Aaron Jones will be drafted right in line with his production last season. He finished the tournament as the 13th running back with the highest scoring and will be drafted as the No. 13 running back in Fantasy this season.

    There’s a chance the 27-year-old can match last season’s numbers but there’s not much upside. His role is unlikely to grow, and that’s due to the presence of AJ Dillon.

    At the start of the season, Jones’ Snap stock hovered right around the 70 percent mark. From week 1 to week 9, he played 63 percent or more of the snaps in seven out of nine games. From week 9, he reached that 63 percent figure only once.

    In the second half of the season, Dillon saw an increase in playing time and was much closer to a 50-50 split with his teammate.

    Now the Packers have let Davante Adams go, not exactly moving fast to fill up receiver space. This could lead to an overall increase in run-game usage, which would ultimately result in a higher cap for Dillon.

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    ADP: 132 (WR52)

    Someone in that Green Bay receiving corps will be a league winner based on ADP. Fantasy executives are rightly reluctant to pick Packers receivers, and that’s understandable given the unknown nature of replacing the 169 targets Davante Adams saw last season.

    Luck favors the brave, however, so those willing to stake their claim on the right recipient could reap great benefits.

    While the conspicuous choice will be Christian Watson, going for Allen Lazard in 2022 is a better bet.

    The Iowa state product has already developed a relationship with Aaron Rodgers and he was the most targeted recipient on the list after Adams and Aaron Jones. He was efficient on those goals, converting 60 goals into 40 catches for 513 yards and eight touchdowns.

    Lazard’s ability to find pay dirt should be of particular interest to fantasy football managers. His eight touchdowns were surpassed only by Adams, who Rodgers no longer has in his arsenal.

    Watson may eventually become the top wide receiver, but he still has work to do coming from North Dakota state.

    Lazard simply needs to step up, while the rookie needs to learn how to turn pro and develop chemistry with the Green Bay quarterback.

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    ADP: 340 (WR125)

    Dynasty ADP: 38 (WR18)

    For those looking for a little deeper value and playing dynasty formats, Romeo Doubs is a name to target in rookie drafts. Corresponding FantasyPros, he is the 38th player brought there.

    The Packers’ most notable offensive draft pick was Christian Watson, but they didn’t wait long to snag another wide receiver. They took Doubs out of Nevada in the fourth round.

    The 22-year-old brings a good frame and two years of production in Nevada. He is 6’2″ tall and weighs 201 pounds, with back-to-back 1,000-yard seasons for the wolf pack.

    The reason for liking Doubs is similar to Watson: There’s an opportunity to take on an offensive role that could be one of the NFL’s best.

    Randall Cobb is 31, and Sammy Watkins couldn’t even break out as part of the Chiefs offense. Aside from those two, there’s really no veteran competition for Doubs to overcome.

    He’s worthy of the late-round flyer he’s aiming for in drafts right now.

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