RB - GB
Week 3 Outlook
Running back Dexter Williams, who was waived by Green Bay on Saturday, has rejoined the Packers as a member of their practice squad.
Williams was drafted in the sixth round of the 2019 NFL Draft by the Packers and appeared in four games last season, carrying the ball five times for 11 yards.
The Packers have released running back Dexter Williams.
Williams was a sixth-round pick in the 2019 NFL Draft who saw only five carries last season, totaling 11 yards. The Notre Dame product is a candidate for the practice squad if he's not picked up by another team. As expected, the Packers are poised to enter the 2020 season with Aaron Jones, AJ Dillon, and Jamaal Williams atop their running back depth chart.
Green Bay Packers running back Dexter Williams is inactive for the team's Thursday Night Football matchup against the Chicago Bears.
Williams has a chance to have a role in Green Bay this season but is behind both Aaron Jones and Jamaal Williams on the depth chart and will be inactive for at least the first week of the season.
Dexter Williams rushed nine times for 34 yards and a TD, adding two receptions for 30 yards in the Packers’ win over the Chiefs in Thursday’s preseason finale.
The rookie from Notre Dame led the Packers in rushing in Thursday's win, adding 30 yards through the air. He's strung together a couple of solid efforts to close the preseason and has a shot at a roster spot in the Packers backfield.
Dexter Williams rushed 11 times for 27 yards, adding a five yard reception on one target in the Packers' loss to the Raiders on Thursday.
Williams paced the backfield in carries, but he failed to make much of an impact, averaging less than 3.0 yards per carry on his opportunities. He's had a solid, yet unremarkable, preseason.