Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy thinks that RB James Starks will be ready for the postseason, accordng to Tyler Dunne of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.
“That’s what the medical staff is telling me,” McCarthy said. “Starks’ situation is to hopefully get him back for the playoffs. That was a decision that was made a few weeks ago.”
Starks has a bone bruise on his knee that he received on Dec. 2nd against the Minnesota, and came at a time when the team's running game was finally showing some consistency after struglling throughout the year.
"Things happen. You just have to get better," Starks said. "You have to prevent those injuries from happening, be smart, (and) understand how valuable your body is to you. So you just have to be smart in certain situations. Some things you can't control
As for his knee? “It’s a lot better,” he said. “Just how I was bent, when you look at it, it looked a lot worse.”