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2.29 Green Bay Packers Eddie Lacy, RB, Alabama (5-11, 231)
Eddie Lacy was selected by the Green Bay Packers with the 29th pick of the 2nd round in the 2013 NFL Draft. Many people believed the Packers were going to pull the trigger on Lacy with their first round pick but for them to get him at the end of the 2nd is a huge value. Lacy is a big physical back who likes to pound it between the tackles. The Packers were in need of a quality running back and he gives this explosive offense another dimension. I don’t see Lacy having a problem getting the majority of the carries next season for the Packers.
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Round 2: Eddie Lacy, RB, Alabama
Lacy slipped out of the first round, getting by a team like the Green Bay Packers who could've definitely benefited from his surfaces, taking some pressure off Aaron Rodgers.
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