GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Under most circumstances, it wouldn't be too big of a challenge for an NFL team's leading rusher to come back the next season as the starting running back. When that player was a third-round pick only two years ago, the chances of him being a starter would typically increase.
For Alex Green, however, the Green Bay Packers' top running back from last season will have to overcome very challenging odds to achieve his goal this year.
"I want to be a starter," Green told FOXSportsWisconsin.com. "I want to be a starter; an every-down back. I don't want to come out of the game at all. I want to be in there all the time. I want to prove to myself that I can be a back in the league. I think I have that ability to be that and I'm just going to prove it to myself.
"That's how it's going to be."
Earning the starting job next season would require Green to not only beat out holdovers DuJuan Harris and James Starks, but to also outperform the two running backs that the Packers d...