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Packers release veteran RB James Starks

The Green Bay Packers have parted ways with one of the few remaining remembers of the team that won Super Bowl XLV.According to Field Yates of ESPN, the Packers released running back James Starks on Tuesday. Starks was a sixth-round pick of the Packers back in 2010. As a rookie, he helped stabilize Green Bay’s running back position during the team’s run to Super Bowl XLV, rushing...
Via The Sports Daily
February 07, 2017  |  Discuss

Packers RB Starks suffered concussion in car accident

Green Bay Packers running back James Starks has been surprisingly absent from practice this week, and now we know why. The team revealed on Wednesday that Starks is sitting out with a concussion, but there were no signs that he sustained a head injury during last week’s win over the Seattle Seahawks. That’s because the veteran did not suffer the injury on the football field...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Lacy, Starks could split carries to start season

There may be something of a running back by committee in the Green Bay Packers backfield this season. ESPN’s Rob Demovsky appeared on SiriusXM’s Next Level Fantasy Football show and told host Mike Clay that the Packers could use Eddie Lacy and James Starks to split carries, particularly at the start of the season. Rob said Packers “didn’t give Starks $3M /year to not...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 29, 2016  |  Discuss

It’s too early to give up on Packers RB Eddie Lacy

The Packers are 6-0, but that doesn’t mean that owners of foam cheese headwear have nothing to worry about. Running back Eddie Lacy appeared to hit rock bottom in Sunday’s 27-20 win over the Chargers, running the ball four times for a career-low three yards while James Starks toted the ball 10 times for 112 yards and a touchdown. Lacy still seems to be hampered by an ankle...
Via The Sports Daily
October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

James Starks proves value for the Green Bay Packers vs. Seattle

James Starks came into the Green Bay Packers’ Week 2 matchup against the Seattle Seahawks with plans of being a backup running back. He ended up being one of the major keys to a huge Packers’ win and getting revenge for their embarrassing loss in the NFC Championship game last year. After seeing star running back Eddie Lacy go down with an ankle injury, Starks was forced to come...
Via This Given Sunday
September 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: What is wrong with the offense?

In previous seasons, the Green Bay Packers strength has been their offense.  Led by the best quarterback in the NFL Aaron Rodgers, rising running back Eddie Lacy, and explosive wide receivers Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb, the Packers looked like a top five offense heading into this season.  Their weakness has been their defense.  The defense couldn’t stop anybody, which forced...
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: Impressions from preseason game #1

James Starks The Green Bay Packers fell to the Tennessee Titans on Saturday night 20-16.  Like many other preseason games, the score does not tell much of the story when it comes to the game.  The game was played in a monsoon, with rain falling throughout most of the contest.  While the rain did not live up to expectations, here are some players that shined in rainy Tennessee...
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers: Three late-round sleepers to target

While most of the publicity from the NFL Draft is on the players who were selected in the first round, the later rounds is often when some great gems are found.  Arguably a top five all time quarterback, Tom Brady wasn’t taken until the sixth round with the 199th overall pick.  Seattle Seahawks shutdown cornerback Richard Sherman was not taken until the fifth round in 2011....
April 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Reports: Packers re-sign Starks to two-year deal

The Green Bay Packers' rushing offense was the best it's been in a decade last season and the team is making sure to keep the two-headed monster that made it so successful intact for a couple more years. Green Bay has reportedly come to terms with free-agent running back James Starks on a two-year deal, according to multiple media outlets. Starks had received interest from other...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers Interested In Re-Signing RB James Starks

According to Tyler Dunne of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, “it sounds like” the Packers are interested in re-signing RB James Starks. Starks, 27, is an unrestricted free agent who is coming off of a pretty decent season for the Packers. He finished the year with 493 yards rushing on 89 carries and contributed four total touchdowns. Green Bay drafted Eddie Lacy and Johnathan...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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