Growing up as the fourth of five brothers, Green Bay Packers running back Alex Green transferred the competitive spirit between him and his siblings to fuel his football career.
Green also knows that developing a close relationship with members of his gridiron family is vital to his NFL success.
That's why Green is hoping to build tighter bonds with his offensive line to help Green Bay's running game get back on track.
The Packers enter the FOX America's Game of the Week against Arizona (1 p.m. ET Sunday) with the NFL's 26th-ranked rushing attack at 90.1 yards per game. Green has started the past three contests but hasn't come close to hitting that mark in any of them despite receiving an average of 21 carries in each.
Packers head coach Mike McCarthy and quarterback Aaron Rodgers are well aware that over-reliance on the passing game isn't conducive for an offense's long-term prosperity. Green, though, will remain with the first-team offense against the Cardinals after receiving...