Originally written on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 11/20/14
After Green Bay stole Alabama’s Eddie Lacy in the second round, how many Cheeseheads expected them to grab another just two rounds later with UCLA’s Jonathan Franklin? I for one did not see it coming! Now the question is how Head Coach Mike McCarthy plans to utilize two running backs that some analysts had in the top five best running backs in this year’s draft. My immediate guess falls back to a term pegged in 2008 by Tennessee Titans running back, Chris Johnson, and former Titans running back, LenDale White, “Smash and Dash.” Eddie Lacy ready to make his mark on the NFL While neither Lacy nor Franklin have the blazing 40 yard dash speed comparable to Johnson, there are some standout differences between the two backs that lead me to believe this will be the route McCarthy chooses for the duo... Read more
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