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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 op...
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The sister of rumored soon-to-be free agent Packers wide receiver Greg Jennings voiced her displeasure with Aaron Rodgers' performance during the team's loss to the Vikings on Sunday.
Wow! The kids in elementary school (in the insurance ad) aren’t as hard on Aaron Rodgers as the sister of Greg Jennings. No discount double check applicable to Valyncia Jennings. Despite the fact that her brother was targeted 12 times and had 120 yards receiving in the Green Bay Packers loss to the Minnesota Vikings, she was still less than satisfied.
She’s an example of how...
The Packers wanted to be the NFC's No. 2 seed in the playoffs and earn a first-round bye. Instead, Green Bay's loss Sunday in Minnesota not only forces the Packers to play next weekend, it also set up a rematch with the Vikings.
Handing out grades following the Packers' 37-34 loss to the Vikings:
Passing Offense: A-
It's difficult to find much blame in Green Bay...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- There wasn't much that the Packers were able to do in the regular season to stop Adrian Peterson. The Minnesota Vikings' star running back totaled 409 yards in two games, making Green Bay's defense look helpless on many of his breakout runs.
Instead of enjoying a restful bye week and watching as four playoff teams get eliminated on wild-card weekend...
Director of Football Operations John Dorsey has been with the Packers since 1984
With so many teams expected to be cleaning house starting tomorrow, it’s very possible the Packers could be on the verge of losing yet another key member of their front office. John Schneider was hired as Seattle’s general manager in 2010 and Reggie McKenzie was named to the same position by Oakland...
Green Bay's leading receiver Randall Cobb has been ruled out of the game at Minnesota because of ankle and knee injuries suffered last week.
Cobb was listed as questionable on the injury report. With the NFC North title already clinched the Packers decided on Sunday to rest Cobb, who doubles as their kick returner. Cobb has 954 yards and eight touchdowns receiving, plus one...
Recent playoff games in Lambeau have not been kind to Packers fans…next weekend will be no different.
My predictions are ALWAYS wrong, so…Packer fans…enjoy the very real possibility that what I am about to write will be dead wrong…because it usually is.
That being said, the POSSIBILITY that I may be wrong is really the only hope the Packers have of not being embarrassed...
Pictures from the Vikings’ 37-34 win over the Green Bay Packers at Mall of America Field in Minneapolis
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By JOAN NIESEN
MINNEAPOLIS When a quarterback talks about surges, most of the time he's talking about linebackers and linemen, about hulking monster-men out for his midsection and the ball. But on Sunday, when Aaron Rodgers talked about surges, he meant something very different.
The surge on Sunday in Minneapolis stopped the Packers for a full quarter....
DuJuan Harris was out of football for two months after being released twice in the span of a week this summer. On Sunday, he was the Packers' go-to runner. The 5-foot-7 back, in car lingo, can go from 0 to 60 in the blink of an eye and is "fearless" while attacking defenders.
With a chance to clinch the No. 2 seed in the NFC playoffs and earn a first-round bye, the Packers were unable to get it done. Green Bay needed a win Sunday over the Vikings in order to accomplish that goal, but lost on the road in Minnesota. After the San Francisco 49ers' won their Week 17 matchup, the Packers fell to the No. 3 spot in the postseason standings and will have...