Packers Updated Running Back Depth Chart Following Surprising Moves on Cut Day

Green Bay Packers updated running back depth chart following surprising moves on cut day.
Green Bay Packers updated running back depth chart following surprising moves on cut day. / AP Photos

The 53-man roster deadline has come and gone, which means NFL football is right around the corner. Not every player that was waived or released was an expected move and that is certainly true for the Green Bay Packers. A few surprising decisions in the backfield leave the team with very little depth.

The Packers let go of Patrick Taylor and Dexter Williams. Taylor appeared in nine games for Green Bay in 2021, rushing for 89 yards and one touchdown on 23 carries. Meanwhile, Williams was a victim of the cut down date for the second year in a row. He logged 60 yards on 11 carries this preseason.

Many fans were shocked to see Tyler Goodson get the chop as well. The undrafted free agent had been praised throughout training camp for his nonstop motor and desire to play. The 21-year-old's exciting preseason touchdown run could help him get him signed to an active roster before Week 1.

The moves listed above leave the Packers with just two ball-carriers moving forward in Aaron Jones and AJ Dillon. In 2021, both players posted at least 171 carries, 799 rushing yards, 313 receiving yards and 7 total touchdowns. They line up as one of the best one-two backfield punches in the NFL.

Packers Running Backs 2022

Here's where the Packers' RB depth chart now stands after a few surprising cuts.

Packers Running Back Depth Chart

1. Aaron Jones

2. AJ Dillon

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