Jamaal Williams

Jamaal Williams, a Summit High School graduate, celebrates after scoring a touchdown for the Green Bay Packers in a game last year.  Williams helped the Packers obtain a victory over the Detroit Lions on Sept. 20.  (Contributed photo by Jerry Soifer)

Two NFL players with Fontana connections faced off in the second game of the season on Sept. 20.

Jamaal Williams, a Summit High School graduate, is a backup running back for the Green Bay Packers, who posted a 42-21 victory over the Detroit Lions to raise their record to 2-0.

Williams rushed 8 times for 63 yards for Green Bay and also ran for a two-point conversion.

Meanwhile, Marvin Jones Jr., who grew up in Fontana and played football at Etiwanda High School, is a starting wide receiver for the Lions (0-2).

Jones caught 4 passes for 23 yards in the game, and his 4-yard reception from Matthew Stafford put Detroit ahead, 14-3, in the first quarter.

But Green Bay rallied to go ahead at halftime, 17-14, and then expanded the margin to 34-14 in the third quarter.

Williams is in his fourth season with the Packers, while Jones is in his fifth season with the Lions after playing three years in Cincinnati.

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