Packers RB AJ Dillon nominated for NFL Rookie of the Week

Rookie second-round pick rushed for 124 yards and two TDs in win over Titans

RB AJ Dillon

GREEN BAY – Packers running back AJ Dillon has been nominated for the NFL Rookie of the Week after rushing for 124 yards and two touchdowns in Sunday's 40-14 win over Tennessee.

Packers fans are encouraged to vote for Dillon through Friday at 2 p.m. CT.

With his career-high 124 yards rushing and two TDs on 21 carries (5.9 avg.) on Sunday, Dillon became the youngest player in team history to post 100-plus rushing yards and two-plus rushing TDs in a game, according to Elias.

Dillon gained 5-plus yards on 13 of his 21 carries against the Titans. The last Packers player to pick up 5-plus yards on 13 carries in a game was Ahman Green at Tampa Bay on Nov. 16, 2003.

Other nominees include Dallas receiver Ceedee Lamb, Philadelphia quarterback Jalen Hurts, Cincinnati receiver Tee Higgins, and Washington defensive end Chase Young.

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