5.) 2010 Brandon Jackson
The Packers drafted Brandon Jackson in the second round of the 2007 draft. Green Bay drafted him to be the team’s next Ahman Green and be the running back of the future. However, things didn’t turn out this way as Jackson only lasted 5 years in the league as a below average running back. Although, he had one good season which took place in 2010. That season, Jackson ran the ball 190 times for 703 yards and 3 touchdowns. He also added 43 catches for 342 yards and a touchdown. He ended up with a total of 233 touches for 1,045 yards and 4 touchdowns. He was one of only three Packer running backs in the past decade to eclipse 1,000 total scrimmage yards.
4.) 2018 Aaron Jones
Last season, in Jones’ second year in the league, he had 159 touches, 934 yards, and 9 touchdowns. His 9 touchdowns were the most by a Green Bay running back since Eddie Lacy in 2014. He also led the league in yards per carry with 5.5. In only 12 games, Aaron Jones showed enough to be the running back of the future as he took Jamal Williams’ starting spot.
3.) 2013 Eddie Lacy
Eddie Lacy’s career in Green Bay was sadly cut short due to injuries and weight issues. However, when Eddie Lacy was on, he was one of the most fun running backs in the league to watch. He ran over any defender in his sight and consistently took four guys with him every time he went down. Eddie Lacy’s 2013 campaign was the third best season by a Packer running back in the last decade. 2013 was Lacy’s rookie year in which he won the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year Award and was voted to the Pro Bowl. He was the first Packer running back to make the Pro Bowl since Ahman Green in 2002. In 2013, Lacy had 319 touches for 1,435 total yards and 11 touchdowns.
2.) 2014 Eddie Lacy
Lacy followed up his spectacular rookie season with an even better 2014 campaign. In 2014, Lacy had 288 touches for 1,566 yards and 13 touchdowns. He finished 7th in the league in rushing yards with 1,139 and 3rd in the league with 9 rushing touchdowns. Lacy was also the 2014 Week 12 NFC Offensive Player of the Week when he ran for 125 yards and 1 touchdown on 25 carries against the Vikings. He also added a touchdown reception with one of his two catches that game. After two phenomenal seasons, things were looking great for Eddie Lacy, he was even ranked #60 in the NFL’s Top 100 for the 2015 season. Unfortunately, injuries as well as not being able to keep weight off derailed his career but that’s a story for a different time.
1.)2019 Aaron Jones
This season, Aaron Jones is having the greatest season Packer fans have seen out of a running back all decade. So far in only 13 games, Jones has had 220 touches for 1,204 yards and 15 touchdowns which is good for second in the league. He has also been named the NFC Offensive Player of the Week twice, in Week 5 and Week 8. There are three games left in the season and there is a more than likely chance Jones will eclipse 1,500 total yards this season and come close to 20 touchdowns. This is the first Packer season since Aaron Rodgers became a starter in 2008, that the quarterback hasn’t been the most important part of the offense. That title belongs to Aaron Jones.