Rushing Offense: B
With Ryan Grant out of the lineup with a bruised kidney, James Starks started at running back and finished with 63 yards on 13 carries. Starks' highlight run came late in the first quarter when he broke loose near the sideline and lowered his head into Broncos cornerback Andre Goodman to gain an extra few yards at the end of the play. Starks was animated after the 16-yard gain and said afterwards he wanted to make a statement in this game.
But the real story of the day on the ground was Aaron Rodgers as the Packers' quarterback ran for two touchdowns. It was the first two rushing-touchdown performances of Rodgers' career and the first time since Brett Favre in 1995 that a Green Bay quarterback had two running touchdowns.
"I try to enjoy those times to make it look semi-athletic," Rodgers said.
If Rodgers runs this often every week, he's putting himself at risk of injury. Divisional opponents are not going to take it easy when they see the Super Bowl MVP out of...