Originally posted on Packers Talk Radio Network  |  Last updated 9/17/13
James Starks’ injury history should make the Packers think twice. James Starks put an end to the continued joke that swirled around the Packers by running over, through and around the Redskins. By racking up 132 yards on the ground Starks ended the club’s 51-game streak without a 100-yard back. I’ll admit, as soon as Eddie Lacy went down on the fifth play from scrimmage, I was pretty hesitant as to how this running game was going to continue. Lacy is the prototypical punishing running back the Packers coveted. The guy that will not only move the chains in December and January but a guy that opposing defenders aren’t going to want to tackle either. But in comes Starks. And wouldn’t you know it, safety Brandon Meriweather, who sent Lacy into a concussion with a questionably legal hit, was given his own due by Starks. Meriweather tried to make a physical tackle on the 6-foot-2, 218-pound fourth-year running back, but Starks showed why that was a mistake after Meriweather was given his ...
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