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“I see a guy who can make Aaron Rodgers more dangerous.”
“This guy may be the next best running back in the NFL behind Adrian Peterson.”
“Better hope he’s the next Barry Sanders because the Packers’ offensive line is offensive!”
Such were a few of the outlandish statements made this preseason over the Green Bay Packers rookie running back, Eddie Lacy. The Packers’ second round draft pick this past April, Lacy fell to Green Bay largely due to injury concerns... Read more
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This is called ‘concussion karma,’ and it will blow your mind (get it?) Just a few plays after Brandon Meriweather knocked out the Packers’ Eddie Lacy with a helmet to helmet hit, he does it again and gets knocked out. Whoa.
Here’s the hit that took Eddie Lacy out of the game with a concussion
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GREEN BAY, Wis. -- On his first-ever rushing attempt at Lambeau Field, Green Bay Packers rookie running back Eddie Lacy suffered a concussion.
Lacy rushed for 10 yards on the play before Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather led with his helmet to take him down. There was no penalty on the play, but replays clearly showed that Meriweather made helmet-to-helmet contact with...
Green Bay Packers rookie running back Eddie Lacy was knocked out of Sunday's game against the Washington Redskins with a concussion.
Lacy suffered the injury at the end of his first carry of the game a 10-yard run on the Packers' opening series.
Lacy took a hit from Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather who was not penalized on the play. The Packers took Lacy to the locker...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The helmet-to-helmet hit that gave Green Bay Packers rookie running back Eddie Lacy a concussion on his first carry at Lambeau Field has resulted in a big fine for Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather.
According to a league source, the NFL has fined Meriweather 42,000 for the hit on Lacy.
However, later in the Week 2 game, when Meriweather lowered his...
Running back Eddie Lacy and tight end Jermichael Finley were among the many players that were held out of Wednesday’s practice for the Packers.
#Packers DNPs: CB Jarrett Bush, RB Eddie Lacy, CB Casey Hayward, FB John Kuhn, TE Jermichael Finley. S Morgan Burnett looked very limited.
— Rob Demovsky (@RobDemovsky) September 18, 2013
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The Green Bay Packers have ruled out running back Eddie Lacy for the rest of the day after suffering a concussion.
#Packers RB Eddie Lacy out for the game with a concussion. #WASvsGB
— Green Bay Packers (@packers) September 15, 2013
Lacy took a brutal hit from Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather. It looks like Meriwweather launched himself. So I’m sure he’ll get fined...
Hits to the head have been a point of emphasis throughout the NFL this season and it didn't take long in Week 2 for a big one to have taken place in the Washington-Green Bay game.
On the Packers' opening drive, Green Bay running back Eddie Lacy carried the ball for 10 yards and was hit in the head by the Redskins' Brandon Meriweather with no foul being called...
The Green Bay Packers lost running back Eddie Lacy early during today’s contest against the Washington Redskins after he suffered a concussion. Later in the game, Redskins oft-injured safety Brandon Meriweather found himself injured with a head ailment of his own.Here’s Dr. Ray Solano’s take on the injuries and concussions in general:Brandon Meriweather proved a danger to his...
Brandon Meriweather may never learn his lesson.
The former Patriots safety, now playing with the Redskins, delivered a helmet-to-helmet hit to Packers running back Eddie Lacy, causing the rookie to leave the game with a concussion. Meriweather gave a similar hit to Green Bay’s reserve running back, James Starks. Meriweather left the game after that collision and is also out with...
Week 2 in the NFL season is in the books and there are some fairly significant developments from within the NFC North. From somewhat of a Packers’ flashback, to a possible short leash for Christian Ponder in Minnesota, and a fairly crippling injury to the Detroit Lions playoff hopes, this week is filled with news nuggets.
First off, in Green Bay, they may have found their efficient...
Week 2 in the NFL featured injuries to big stars: Steven Jackson, Ray Rice, Eddie Lacy, Andre Johnson, Maurice Jones-Drew, Larry Fitzgerald, Vernon Davis, Reggie Bush and Roddy White suffered this week. Fantasy people, this is when we move quick and take advantage of others’ pain. (I’m a creep. I’m a weirdo. What the hell am I doing here? I don’t belong here. – Radiohead...
The Green Bay Packers will start veteran running back James Starks over rookie Eddie Lacy on Sunday in Southern Ohio against the Cincinnati Bengals, according to Packers head coach Mike McCarthy. Lacy suffered a concussion on his first carry of the Packers 38-20 win over the Washington Redskins last weekend.
McCarthy said Lacy was “doing fine” on Wednesday and he has made progress...