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Could Packers RB Brandon Saine be on the team over James Starks in 2013?
I just recorded a podcast on the Packers running backs with my colleagues Jason Perone and Marques Eversoll. One of them, I canāt remember which, asked an interesting question: Will Brandon Saine make the Packers roster over James Starks?
Saine missed most of the 2012 season after blowing out his knee. He has 18 carries for 69 yards in his career and has contributed some on special teams.
Starks has missed all kinds of time with various injuries throughout his three-year career. When healthy, Starks shows just enough to get Packers fans excited before breaking/spraining/pulling/straining one of his limbs or muscles.
When this topic first came up, I thought it was a silly question. I didnāt think there was any way Saine could be on the team over Starks. But as the conversation carried on, I changed my mind.
Will Mike McCarthy have the patience to deal with Starks if he comes up lame yet again in training camp or...
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