GREEN BAY, Wis. -- DuJuan Harris was the best running back option for the Packers in Sundays regular-season finale, but it wasnt enough to earn the starting job permanently heading into the playoffs.
"We dont have a starting running back," Packers coach Mike McCarthy said Monday.
Harris accounted for 14 of Green Bays 16 carries in the loss to the Minnesota Vikings, rushing for 70 yards (5.0 average). Veteran Ryan Grant started the game and got the first two rushing attempts, but after that, it was all Harris.
"I thought DuJuan Harris played well, and hes getting better each week," McCarthy said of the player who got his first carry of the season in Week 14. "Were doing everything we can to keep progressing him because he does have unique skills and run ability that I havent had the opportunity to work with in my time here. (Running backs coach) Alex Van Pelt has done a great job of working with the young man getting him ready, so he was able to get the opportunities.
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