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Packers Get Tough Injury News On RB AJ Dillon

Aaron Rodgers hands off the ball to AJ Dillon.

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA - NOVEMBER 21: Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers hands the balls off to A.J. Dillon #28 during the game against the Minnesota Vikings in the second half at U.S. Bank Stadium on November 21, 2021 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

The Green Bay Packers could be without their thumper in the backfield for the rest of Saturday night's game. According to ESPN's Rob Demovsky, running back AJ Dillon is questionable going forward after leaving the field in noticeable pain.

"Packers RB AJ Dillon has a chest injury and is questionable to return," Demovsky reported.

Should Dillon not be able to return, that would be a huge loss for Green Bay's offense. Dillon is the team's main power back when they need to churn out hard earned yards. While Aaron Jones is more than capable of handling the load, Dillon brings a different element to the Packers' run game. Prior to Dillon's exit, he gained 25 yards on seven attempts. Along with the Packers only touchdown of the game so far, early in the first quarter.

We'll continue to monitor the Packers RB's status midway through the fourth.