Originally posted on Packers Notes  |  Last updated 7/30/13
DuJuan Harris will face stiff competition at running back this summer Despite an impressive showing late last season, DuJuan Harris’ roster spot is hardly secure. That’s because the Green Bay Packers are as deep and as talented at running back as they’ve been in many years. And while there may not be an Ahman Green among the top five players at the position, there are no Herbert “Whisper” Goodmans, Vernand Morencys, Dimitri Nances or even Brandon Jacksons either. Harris averaged 4.6 yards per rush in 2012. That was no small – pardon the pun – accomplishment behind one of the worst run blocking offensive lines in the entire league. But the former Troy star also put up those numbers very late in the season – at a time when fresh legs and the element of surprise often add up to success for running backs. Remember, that formula also worked extremely well for Samkon Gado eight years ago. And while Harris is probably more legit than Gado, the analogy is still fair. That said, Harris’ spot...
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