Battle for Backup RB Could Impact Green Bay Packers in 2016

The Green Bay Packers will have little to no competition in training camp regarding their first and second string running backs. Third-year back Eddie Lacy is the Packers’ starter for the near future, and sixth-year player James Starks has an almost guaranteed roster spot as Lacy’s backup. But things get interesting after that. After losing last year’s third-string running...
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July 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers top 5 training camp battles: #4 third running back

It wasn’t too long ago that Green Bay Packers fans scoured the bottom of the roster running backs looking for a hidden talent that could take the lead role and finally give them a threat in the ground game. However with Eddie Lacy taking firm hold of the starting running job and becoming one of the best players at the position in the league not many fans have cared too much about...
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July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings Plan of Attack for the 2015 NFL Draft

With the Draft just over the horizon, it’s time to take a detailed look at each team’s acquisitions and losses and gauge a plan of attack for how they should approach the first three rounds of this year’s draft.  We’ll start with the lowly Tampa Bay Bucs and work our way all the way up to the Super Bowl Champs in New England.  My beloved Minnesota Vikings kick off week...
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March 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Minnesota Vikings sign former Green Bay Packers running back

Almost a week after the Minnesota Vikings released former Green Bay Packers wide receiver Greg Jennings the Vikings have signed another former Packer in running back DuJuan Harris. Harris is a third year running back from Troy and went undrafted in 2011 before he was picked up by the Jacksonville Jaguars and released the next season. He has also played for the Pittsburgh Steelers…...
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March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings Sign Yet Another Former Packers Player

Running back DuJuan Harris signed with the Minneosta Vikings earlier this week after not receiving a qualifying offer from the Packers.  Harris follows former Packers tight end Brandon Bostick, who inked with Minnesota earlier this month.  Last season, the Vikings added wide receiver Charles Johnson, who was actually two years removed from the Packers, as they lost Johnson mid...
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March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings sign former Packers RB DuJuan Harris

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Minnesota Vikings have added another running back to the mix while trying to sort through Adrian Peterson's future with the team. The Vikings signed former Packers running back DuJuan Harris on Thursday. Harris missed all of the 2013 season with a knee injury and appeared in 15 games for the Packers last season. He carried the ball 16 times for 64 yards and...
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March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings Sign Former Packers RB DuJuan Harris To A One-Year Deal

The Minnesota Vikings have signed former Packers RB DuJuan Harris to a one-year contract, according to his agent Andy Simms. Congrats to client RB DuJuan Harris for signing a 1 year deal with the @Vikings today. @DIAMONDdavelee #PlayersRep — Sports Agent (@andysimms) March 19, 2015 Harris, 26, originally signed on with the Jaguars as an signed ... The post Vikings Sign Former...
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March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

2014 Position Group Analysis – Running Backs

Packers Running Backs:  The team invested a second round pick two years ago and it paid off with Offensive Rookie of the Year honors for former Crimson Tide player Eddie Lacy. Lacy followed up his successful rookie campaign with a very good year in 2014. His rushing stats were almost identical to 2013 but his pass catching ability was highlighted to a larger degree in an effort...
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March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

DuJuan Harris 2014 Report Card – Packers Player Grades

1) Introduction:  A rags to riches story, DuJuan Harris was selling cars in Jacksonville, Fl and apparently out of NFL opportunities when the Packers came calling in 2012. Harris at times flashed enough to tease coaches and fans alike that they had a genuine NFL diamond-in-the-rough on their hands.  He went on to beat out Michael Hill and become the Packers third down back.  The...
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February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL Inactives: Championship Games

Packers RB DuJuan Harris, CB Demetri Goodson, LB Carl Bradford, C Garth Gerhart, TE Justin Perillo, WR Jeff Janis, DT Bruce Gaston. Seahawks QB B.J. Daniels, SS Jeron Johnson, DB Marcus Burley, OL Keavon Milton, OT Justin Britt, DE David King, TE Cooper Helfet The post NFL Inactives: Championship Games appeared first on NFL Trade Rumors -.
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January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Packers Vs. Lions: First Impressions – 2014 Game 16

Green Bay Packers vs. Detroit Lions:  2014 Game 16 (Packers 30, Lions 20) As always, this post it what it says it is, unfiltered initial reactions as the game progresses. I always find it entertaining to compare initial impressions from the heat of the moment with more measured thoughts with time to think about it.  Everything is up for discussion.   GAME NOTES: One game for...
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December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Rodgers starting, but Packers keep 3 QBs active vs Lions

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Aaron Rodgers is starting the Packers' regular-season finale Sunday against Detroit to decide the NFC North title. But Green Bay is keeping three quarterbacks active a week after Rodgers strained his left calf in a win at Tampa. Rodgers was listed as probable after practicing on a limited basis. Coach Mike McCarthy has said he didn't have high concern about...
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December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Paul Imig's Dec. 18 Packers mailbag:

It's time for this week's edition of Packers Mailbag . . . Q. Should The special teams coaches be worried about their jobs? -- Louie, Menomonie Q. What can the Packers do to fix the special teams problems? -- Dennis, Beloit Q. what is the problem with special teams? blocking, players or coaches or all of the above? -- Brody Q. What is up with special teams? why so many blunders?...
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December 18, 2014  |  Discuss

3 Coordinators, 3 Questions: Few answers provided following loss at Buffalo

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The film had been reviewed of the Green Bay Packers' 21-13 loss to the Buffalo Bills when the team's three coordinators met with the media. The questions posed didn't always get definitive answers, and there were plenty of areas that the Packers will need to improve upon. Here are three question-and-answer highlights with each Packers coordinator: DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR...
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December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

A Way To Make Packers Offense Even Better

The Green Bay Packers already have the best offense in the NFL with the best quarterback in the league, perhaps the best wide receiver duo, an offensive line playing out of its mind and a bull at running back. The Packers rank first in the NFL averaging 32.5 points per game and are first in Football Outsiders’ offensive DVOA, which measures offensive efficiency.  So how can the...
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December 11, 2014  |  Discuss

5 things we learned from Packers beatdown of Bears

Well, how dominant was that of a game for the Green Bay Packers. They move to 6-3 after dismantling the Chicago Bears 55-14 on Sunday Night Football. Here are five things we learned from the victory. 5. The rushing game is coming on strong The Packers rushing game got off to a slow start this year. It was so dominant on Sunday that Eddie Lacy wasn’t even the leader on Sunday. DuJuan...
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November 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football Week 7 Injury Recap and Fantasy Impact

If you enjoy this post, follow @HarutNFL_FFBall for more information, advice, and much more fantasy football related. Most of the injuries we saw on Sunday came from the running-back position so here we go. Running Backs:Fred Jackson , RB, BUF Injury: Groin Status: Out Depth Chart: Starter Back-up: Bryce Brown News: Fred Jackson left the game against the Vikings early with a groin...
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October 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Grading the Green Bay Packers at each position

As the Green Bay Packers finalize the 53-man roster, here is how each position grades out for the upcoming season. Quarterback This one is a no-brainer. The Packers have one of the five best quarterbacks in the league in Aaron Rodgers, which makes them a contender automatically. The backup situation is a little shaky because Matt Flynn hasn’t looked sharp in preseason and Scott...
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September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Free Agents, Dolphins, Packers, Rams, & Seahawks

  Free Agents Veteran CB Quentin Jammer is not retiring from the NFL and is instead looking to play one more year. (Adam Caplan) QB Dennis Dixon is still eligible to be signed to a practice squad. (Adam Caplan) Dolphins C Mike Pouncey returned to practice Tuesday. (Adam Beasley) Packers DuJuan Harris is pushing James Starks for the Packers’ No. 2 running back job. (Bob...
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August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Report Card: The Packers graded out well against Oakland

After a convincing 31-21 victory against Oakland, the Packers look sharp heading into the final week of the preseason. Here is how Green Bay fared at each position against the Raiders.   Quarterback Aaron Rodgers was fantastic, aside from the completion percentage. He is sure to have another strong season and should continue to get better. Scott Tolzien and Matt Flynn are continuing...
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August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

DuJuan Harris comes through big for Packers

The Green Bay Packers like what they have at running back with Eddie Lacy and James Starks, but they have a third back that they are also extremely high on. DuJuan Harris is an extremely talented back that is more than capable of playing in big games when his number is called. Harris came through in a big way last night in Green Bay’s 31-21 win over the Oakland Raiders in their...
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August 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders LB Sio Moore taken off on stretcher

  Oakland Raiders linebacker Sio Moore was taken off the field on a stretcher with a neck injury after getting hurt in the second quarter of a preseason game Friday against the Green Bay Packers. Moore moved his legs back and forth while face down on the field after pursuing running back DuJuan Harris. It appeared Moore may have been hit in the head. Trainers placed Moore on a board...
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August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Raiders' Moore taken off on stretcher

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) Oakland Raiders linebacker Sio Moore was taken off on a stretcher after getting hurt in the second quarter of a preseason game against the Green Bay Packers. Moore moved his legs back and forth while face down on the field after pursuing running back DuJuan Harris. Trainers placed Moore on a board and moved him to the stretcher, where he was immobilized. The...
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August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Preview: Welcome back to Lambeau

The Packers finally get to play at home (we missed you, Lambeau) to host the Oakland Raiders in the pivotal game three of preseason. The starters usually play the most in the third game and give the fans the best indication of how their team will look in the upcoming season. The Raiders are 1-1 so far in preseason, winning last week against the Detroit Lions 27-26 on a touchdown...
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August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

The Packers are ready for the regular season

We’re ready. Or at least the offense is. 12 plays, 86 yards, and a touchdown on the opening drive against one of the league’s best defenses is pretty convincing. Every single player was on point. Rodgers looked perfect, Eddie Lacy looked good running and receiving, and all of the receivers were running crisp routes. Most importantly the offensive line looked outstanding. The...
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August 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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