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Five things we learned from the Packers' 19-7 preseason win over the St. Louis Rams:
1. Eddie Lacy forces Mike McCarthy to think again about the starting running back
Lacy got to work with Aaron Rodgers and the starting offense and he looked every bit like the dominant runner that he was at Alabama. Running off of starting right tackle Don Barclay (which is an interesting development in itself), Lacy's first two carries alone totaled 22 yards. Later, Lacy had an 11-yard run to the left side and also brought in a pass from Rodgers for an 11-yard gain.
Lacy exited the game early in the second quarter when Rodgers did, but not before he had put together 40 yards rushing on only eight carries (5.0 average).
Earlier this week, coach McCarthy said that he would "classify (DuJuan Harris) as a starter on our football team." That could have changed Saturday night with Lacy's performance. With Harris sidelined as he returns from a knee injury, Lacy -- as McCarthy put...
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First he was overrated, not worth a first-round pick. Then he got to camp and he was ‘too fat’. Eddie Lacy must’ve heard all that, because he came out like he had something to prove Saturday night against the Rams.
Lacy started the game after two weeks of injury-laden training camp practices which lead to hesitation that he would play at all against St. Louis. But play he...
Packers running back Eddie Lacy lived up to the hype during Saturday night’s preseason game against the Rams after carrying the ball eight times for 40 yards
Johnathan Franklin got the “start,” but Lacy came in for the second snap and handled Green Bay’s first carry of the game. He ran with burst, toughness, and power, moving piles and shucking would-be tacklers. The Packers...
For the most part, the Packers as a team have been flying under the radar in the offseason and in the preseason in 2013. And that's the way the team likes it.On the offensive side of the ball, the Packers have the best quarterback on the planet in Aaron Rodgers, a revamped offensive line, a new look running game, and a loaded receiving corp.On the defensive side of the ball,...
Green Bay Packers rookie running back Eddie Lacy had suffered a previously undisclosed broken hand while playing for Alabama last season.
Here are five things to watch for in the Green Bay Packers' second preseason game, which kicks off at 7 p.m. Saturday against the St. Louis Rams at the Edward Jones Dome:
1. Graham Harrell vs. Vince Young for the No. 2 quarterback job
In Green Bay's first preseason game, Young wasn't asked to do much. Being with the Packers for only three practices didn't allow Young...
Eddie Lacy (Photo Credit: Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)
Before the start of the preseason, the Green Bay Packers had some pending questions regarding their football team. Would Mason Crosby be the kicker for the season or would he be run out of town? Would two-time national champion Eddie Lacy emerge as the leading running back as only a rookie? Would Jarrett Boykin or Jeremy...
If you are a Green Bay Packers fan, odds are you did not sleep well on September 24, 2012.
Why would this have been the case? Because you just watched the worst officiating blunder in the history of the NFL-the Fail Mary:
It is still difficult to find the words to express just how piss poor of a call this was, as well as accurately describe the emotions Packers fans were...
Mason Crosby went 3-of-3 on field goals, including one drive when coach Mike McCarthy admittedly was less than creative with his play calls.
As you may note if you are a regular reader of PackerFansUnited.com, it's been a week since our last post. That article was very long post-mortem of the Packers shut out loss to the Arizona Cardinals. Frankly, it took yours truly a week to recover. Man, that was a clunker no matter how you looked it. And I know...because I looked at it every which way, as you'll see if you...
Tramon Williams is expected to start at a corner this season. He had been a top corner in the league since gaining a starting position in 2009 but his production slipped in 2012. He entered this off-season looking to regain his 2010 form when he took the league by storm and made the Pro-Bowl.
Unfortunately, the seven-year veteran suffered a setback in late July when he injured his...
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (AP) Aaron Rodgers got the Green Bay Packers on the scoreboard for the first time in the preseason, but settled for six points after three productive drives in a 19-7 victory over the St. Louis Rams on Saturday night.Sam Bradford had only himself to blame for putting up nice numbers, going 8 for 12 for 156 yards, with nothing to show for four possessions. His highlight...
Coach Mike McCarthy is getting more options for the Packers' backfield.
Incumbent starter DuJuan Harris is itching to play after missing time with a knee injury.
Rookie Eddie Lacy has Green Bay fans buzzing after showing off his spin move and power-running style in his preseason debut last week against the Rams.
The running backs will be in the spotlight in the Packers'...