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Jamaal Williams

Jamaal Williams


Height: 6' Weight: 213 lbsAge: 26College: BYUDrafted: #134 (4th Rd. by Green Bay)

Week 13 Outlook

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Week Rank (ECR) RB #16
Projection 11.9 pts

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Jamaal Williams posts 71-yards as lead back Sunday

Detroit Lions RB Jamaal Williams rushed 17 times for 71 yards while catching his only target for nine yards during Sunday's 29-27 win over the Vikings.

Fantasy Impact

It was a bit of a disappointing game for the veteran RB. Williams managed to collect 17 carries and just one target in his first game without D'Andre Swift. He was hardly used as a receiver after seeing five targets in Swift's absence last week. However, the fact that Detroit surprisingly played with a two-score lead for parts of this game probably played a role in that development. The Lions get back to work next week against Denver where Williams likely slots in as a top-15 RB if Swift remains out.

Jamaal Williams prepared to carry the load, says Dan Campbell

Lions coach Dan Campbell says RB Jamaal Williams is prepared to carry the load in Week 13 against the Vikings.

Fantasy Impact

D'Andre Swift (shoulder) isn't expected to play this week, which makes Williams a solid RB2 option against Minnesota. Fellow Detroit backups Godwin Igwebuike and Jermar Jefferson could mix in for a handful of touches as well.

Jamaal Williams productive without Swift on Thanksgiving

Lions RB Jamaal Williams rushed 15 times for 65 yards while securing five of five targets for 18 yards during Thursday's 16-14 loss to Chicago.

Fantasy Impact

It was a productive day for the veteran RB on Thanksgiving. Second-year back D'Andre Swift exited the game with a shoulder injury early leaving the opportunity for Williams to take the reigns of the backfield. Williams ran 15 times and caught five passes totaling 83 yards in defeat. With the severity of Swift's injury being unknown, look for Williams to be a top-20 back in Week 13 if Swift does miss.

Jamaal Williams sees seven carries in return from injury

Detroit Lions RB Jamaal Williams sees seven carries and converts it into 11 yards in return from injury on Sunday.

Fantasy Impact

It was a miserable day for the Lions offense on Sunday. Lead by Tim Boyle, the team outside of D'Andre Swift did near nothing including veteran RB Jamaal Williams. In his return from a two game absence, Williams had seven carries for an abysmal 11 yards rushing. Outside of weeks 1 and 3, Williams has scored sub-nine fantasy points in every game. He's not worth holding in shallow leagues.

Jamaal Williams (thigh) officially active for Week 11

Detroit Lions running back Jamaal Williams (thigh) is officially active for Sunday’s game against the Cleveland Browns.

Fantasy Impact

Williams was a limited participant in practice this week and is all systems go for Week 11. He will return to action after missing the last two weeks with a thigh injury. The Lions will be without starting quarterback Jared Goff, which is a downgrade to the entire Lions offense. Williams has rushed for 312 yards on 71 attempts and two touchdowns while catching 16 passes for 99 yards over seven games in 2021. Fantasy managers should avoid using Williams in most leagues as he's ranked 50th among running backs in the latest FantasyPros expert consensus rankings.

Brad Camara2 weeks ago
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