Found November 03, 2013 on Pro Football Zone:
The Green Bay Packers would like to cut down running back Eddie Lacy’s touches after he topped 24 touches over each of the past four weeks. “We had an extra day (to recover) this week with the Monday night game, that plays into it too,” said Alex Van Pelt, the Packers’ running backs coach via the Green Bay Press-Gazette. “But we’re definitely monitoring the carries for him, try to get him back down to around 20.” Sounds like the Packers plan on getting James Starks more involved now that he’s healthy. “Loved him, God I loved him,” Van Pelt said. “He ran hard, fast. Brought a different element to the run game with his speed through the hole. Broke tackles, it was a different style of runner. Both (he and Lacy are) big guys, both can run through arm tackles, but James was hitting the hole so hard and fast. The touchdown run there were two guys in the hole and they were kind of clean, and he split them with just his speed. Looked good.”     Need NFL Tickets? Loading... Zerg

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