Packers list RB Jamaal Williams as doubtful for Sunday

S Will Redmond, TE Jace Sternberger have been ruled out vs. Titans

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RB Jamaal Williams

GREEN BAY – The Packers have listed running back Jamaal Williams (quadricep) as doubtful for Sunday night's game against the Tennessee Titans.

Green Bay also ruled out safety Will Redmond (concussion) and tight end Jace Sternberger (concussion/illness). Rookie guard Simon Stepaniak (knee) is doubtful.

Williams left in the first half of last Saturday's 24-16 win over the Carolina Panthers and didn't return. The fourth-year running back didn't practice this week, putting Williams in danger of missing only the third game of his NFL career.

If Williams doesn't play, rookie second-round pick AJ Dillon will spell Pro Bowl running back Aaron Jones. Dillon, who returned two weeks ago following a month-long stint on the COVID-19/reserve list, took his lone carry for 18 yards against the Panthers.

The 6-foot, 247-pound running back has 24 carries for 115 yards in nine games this season.

"AJ's had a great week of practice," said Head Coach Matt LaFleur on Thursday. "You can tell he's starting to get his wind back. Certainly, anytime you take that type of layoff, it does have an effect on you. We're just really happy to have him back. He's looked good and he'll be ready to go."

Redmond sustained a concussion late against Carolina, while this will be the third game Sternberger has missed since suffering a concussion in Week 12 against Philadelphia. Neither player practiced this week.

The Packers have removed 16 players from the injury report who are expected to be available: linebacker Krys Barnes (eye), long snapper Hunter Bradley (illness), linebacker Rashan Gary (hip), running back Aaron Jones (toe), cornerback Kevin King (groin), receiver Allen Lazard (core/wrist), tight end Marcedes Lewis (knee), guard Lucas Patrick (toe), linebacker Randy Ramsey (neck), defensive lineman Anthony Rush (illness), punter JK Scott (right quadricep), linebacker Za'Darius Smith (ankle/thumb/neck), receiver Equanimeous St. Brown (knee), guard Simon Stepaniak (knee), cornerback Chandon Sullivan (hip), receiver Malik Taylor (hamstring), and tackle Rick Wagner (knee).

The Titans have ruled out outside linebacker Derick Roberson (hamstring) and removed the following players from the injury report: receiver A.J. Brown (ankle), tackle Dennis Kelly (knee), cornerback Adoree' Jackson (knee), defensive line Jeffery Simmons (knee), center Ben Jones (knee), linebacker David Long Jr. (neck), guard Rodger Saffold III (toe), tight end Geoff Swaim (ankle), safety Kenny Vaccaro (illness), tight end Jonnu Smith (knee), running back Derrick Henry (not injury related) and receiver Kalif Raymond (not injury related).

Green Bay Packers

Table inside Article
Player, Pos. INJURY WED THUR FRI STATUS
Krys Barnes, LB Eye FP FP FP --
Hunter Bradley, LS Illness LP FP FP --
Rashan Gary, LB Hip LP LP LP --
Aaron Jones, RB Toe LP LP LP --
Kevin King, CB Groin LP LP LP --
Allen Lazard, WR Core/Wrist LP LP LP --
Marcedes Lewis, TE Knee DNP LP FP --
Corey Linsley, C Knee -- -- -- --
Lucas Patrick, G Toe FP FP FP
Randy Ramsey, LB Neck FP FP FP --
Will Redmond, S Concussion DNP DNP DNP Out
Anthony Rush, DL Illness DNP FP FP --
JK Scott, P Right Quadricep LP FP FP --
Za'Darius Smith, LB Ankle/Thumb/Neck LP LP LP --
Equanimeous St. Brown, WR Knee LP LP LP --
Simon Stepaniak, G Knee FP FP FP Doubtful
Jace Sternberger, TE Concussion/Illness DNP DNP DNP Out
Chandon Sullivan, CB Hip LP LP LP --
Malik Taylor, WR Hamstring FP FP FP --
Rick Wagner, T Knee LP LP LP --
Jamaal Williams, RB Quadricep DNP DNP DNP Doubtful

Tennessee Titans

Table inside Article
Player, Pos. INJURY WED THUR FRI STATUS
A.J. Brown, WR Ankle LP DNP FP --
Derrick Henry, RB Not Injury Related -- LP FP --
Adoree Jackson, CB Knee DNP FP FP --
Ben Jones, C Knee LP FP FP --
Dennis Kelly, T Knee DNP DNP FP --
David Long, LB Neck LP LP FP --
Chris Milton, CB Knee LP DNP Placed on IR N/A
Kalif Raymond, WR Not Injury Related -- -- FP --
Derick Roberson, OLB Hamstring -- LP DNP Out
Rodger Saffold, G Toe FP FP FP --
Jeffery Simmons, DT Knee DNP LP FP --
Jonnu Smith, TE Knee -- DNP FP --
Geoff Swaim, TE Ankle FP FP FP --
Kenny Vaccaro, S Illness FP FP FP --
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