Found August 19, 2013 on The Penalty Flag:
PLAYERS: Eddie Lacy
TEAMS: Green Bay Packers
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 did, racking up forty yards on eight carries – for an easily enumerated five yards per carry... Read more

Green Bay Packers: Some questions now have answers

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...

Green Bay Packers RB Eddie Lacy has Pro-Bowl potential

Over the past several years, Alabama has had running back after running back going to the NFL, but are any as talented as Eddie Lacy?  The Green Bay Packers were patiently waiting for their running back and made one of the biggest steals in the draft, when they selected the “Bama BigMan”.  With the 61st […]

Eddie Lacy lives up to the hype in his first preseason game

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...

Eddie Lacy played Auburn, SEC title game with broken hand

Green Bay Packers rookie running back Eddie Lacy had suffered a previously undisclosed broken hand while playing for Alabama last season.

5 things we learned in Packers' preseason win in St. Louis

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...

Packers get options at RB with Harris and Lacy

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'...

Green Bay Packers Training Camp Report: The Good and Not So Good

Who Had a Good Week: Eddie Lacy, RB-Anyone who viewed Saturday nights performance by Eddie Lacy had to feel good about what saw in his quarter and a half of action.  Lacy looked every bit as strong and rugged a runner as advertised and clearly put himself head and shoulders ahead of any other running back who has performed for the Packers thus far this preseason.  The Packers...

News and notes from the Packers 19-7 win over the St. Louis Rams

The Green Bay Packers looked like an entirely new team from the one that was shutout in a preseason opening loss to the Arizona Cardinals. The St. Louis Rams made a lot of mistakes and the Packers played consistent football en route to a 19-7 win on Saturday Night. Here are observations from Green Bay’s second preseason game: Observations (Real Talk) - Eddie Lacy was a trending...

No Huddle Radio: Preseason Pulse – Packers vs. Rams

This week’s No Huddle podcast features three writers from, Jason Perone (@JasonPerone), Adam Czech (@AdamCzech) and Chad Toporski (@ChadToporski).  Hear who the guys think stood out most in the Packers’ first win of the 2013 pre season.  How good can Eddie Lacy and the Packers running game be? Making their return as weekly show segments are Adam’s Stock...

More to Grow From: Packers 19 Rams 7

Following the Packers first preseason game there was some worry in Packers nation about the performance of the team. The secondary looked sloppy, the offense failed to score a point, and the game as a whole was a bit of a debacle. Last night against the St. Louis Rams there was progress to be seen. What did we last night that was positive, and negative? We have a full breakdown for...

Packers get first preseason win

In a game that seemed a bit of a mirror image to last week's shutout loss to the Arizona Cardinals, the Green Bay Packers tonight dominated the St. Louis Rams and scored a 19-7 win.There were some very good individual performances of note: Eddie Lacy (whom we didn't think was likely to play at all), Johnny Jolly, Jermichael Finley, Davon House, Micah Hyde, B.J. Coleman. And...
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