Originally posted on Packers Talk Radio Network  |  Last updated 7/16/13
The dog days of summer are upon us, and two weeks from Friday Packers training camp will open once again. It has been said before that competition breeds excellence. This year in the case of the Green Bay Packers there is plenty of competition to go around, but which of these competitions will be the most hotly contested? Over the off-season the Packers have added players creating more competition in hopes of shoring up some of their weaknesses. Perhaps the most glaring weakness for the Packers since Ahman Green’s prime has been an inconsistent running game. The holdovers from last season are Alex Green, James Starks, and late season sensation DuJuan Harris. Mike McCarthy has previously stated he plans on Harris being given every opportunity to be part of the running game. In addition to the three holdovers General Manager Ted Thompson added two more talented prospects in the draft. University of Alabama running back Eddie Lacy, and the exciting Johnathan Franklin from UCLA. Franklin and
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