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Running Back, Green Bay Packers

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Draft: 2010 Round 6 (24)
Ht: 6’2”  Wt: 218 DOB: 1986-02-25 Age: 29

Season Stats
FF Today Default Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Season Team G GS Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts FPts/G
2010 GB 3 0 29 101 3.5 0 4 2 15 7.5 0 11.6 3.9
2011 GB 13 2 133 578 4.3 1 37 29 216 7.4 0 85.4 6.6
2012 GB 6 - 71 255 3.6 1 6 4 31 7.8 0 34.6 5.8
2013 GB 13 - 89 493 5.5 3 13 10 89 8.9 1 82.2 6.3
2014 GB 14 - 85 333 3.9 2 29 18 140 7.8 0 59.3 4.2
2015 GB 16 - 148 601 4.1 2 53 43 392 9.1 3 129.3 8.1
2015 (Projected) GB     84 345 4.1 2   17 117 6.9 0 58.2  

2015 Outlook
Depth Chart
Stuck behind a workhorse on a pass first offense, James Starks failed to carve out much more than a nominal role in 2014. After a slight uptick in touches during Lacy’s early season struggles, Starks usage fell off the map late in the season when Lacy heated up. Starks’s role as a “breather back” is clearly defined after the last two years, and one that is unlikely to change much in 2015. He’s basically a sub 4.0 ypc career runner, and offers very little fantasy value outside an injury handcuff to Lacy.
Fan. Tm. Player
RB1RB1 Eddie Lacy
RB2RB2 James Starks
RB3RB3 John Kuhn
RB4RB4 John Crockett
RB5RB5 Aaron Ripkowski
Packers Depth Chart
News From The Past 90 Days
McCarthy calls out Lacy for being too heavy
"He cannot play at the weight he played at this year"
By: Doug Orth | Mon Jan 18, 6:55 pm

Green Bay Packers
Packers coach Mike McCarthy has put RB Eddie Lacy on notice. "He's got a lot of work to do," McCarthy said. "His offseason last year was not good enough and he never recovered from it. He cannot play at the weight he played at this year." (Rob Demovsky on Twitter)

FFToday's Take: Lacy has walked a fine line between being a big back with nimble feet and just being a big back for most of his three seasons in the league. James Starks is a free agent the Packers haven't shown much interest in retaining and will be 30 in February, so Green Bay may look to address the position via the draft. Lacy will be in a contract year in 2016, so it should come as little shock if he returns to fantasy prominence if he can get his conditioning back in order.


Injury Packers work out RB Montee Ball
Green Bay desperate for rushing help
By: John Canario | Fri Dec 4, 5:25 pm

Green Bay Packers
The Packers are clearly searching for answers in their running game, and Friday they worked out former Broncos running back Montee Ball. ESPN’s Field Yates first reported Ball’s workout. A second-round pick in 2013, Ball was released by the Broncos in the preseason. He had one touchdown run last season. The Packers started James Starks at running back in Thursday night’s win over the Lions despite Eddie Lacy having posted consecutive 100-yard games. Aaron Rodgers led the team in rushing in the game with 27 yards. (NBC Sports)

FFToday's Take: Even if the Packers sign Ball, there's no guarantee that he'll usurp James Starks or Eddie Lacy as the team's new lead back. Forget about Ball, unless you have space on your bench for a low-chance flier that's unlikely to pay dividends.



2015 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Default Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts
1 at CHI W 31-23 2 2 1.0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0.2
2 SEA W 27-17 20 95 4.8 0 4 4 11 2.8 0 10.6
3 KC W 38-28 17 32 1.9 0 1 1 19 19.0 0 5.1
4 at SF W 17-3 9 28 3.1 0 2 2 11 5.5 0 3.9
5 STL W 24-10 5 17 3.4 0 6 3 29 9.7 0 4.6
6 SD W 27-20 10 112 11.2 1 2 1 5 5.0 1 23.7
8 at DEN L 10-29 5 9 1.8 0 2 2 9 4.5 0 1.8
9 at CAR L 29-37 10 39 3.9 0 8 6 83 13.8 1 18.2
10 DET L 16-18 15 42 2.8 0 7 6 54 9.0 0 9.6
11 at MIN W 30-13 8 14 1.8 0 1 1 30 30.0 0 4.4
12 CHI L 13-17 7 39 5.6 0 5 4 41 10.3 0 8.0
13 at DET W 27-23 9 15 1.7 0 7 5 45 9.0 0 6.0
14 DAL W 28-7 11 71 6.5 1 4 4 32 8.0 1 22.3
15 at OAK W 30-20 9 51 5.7 0 1 1 5 5.0 0 5.6
16 at ARI L 8-38 3 11 3.7 0 0 0 0 - 0 1.1
17 MIN L 13-20 8 24 3.0 0 3 3 18 6.0 0 4.2
WC at WAS W 35-18 12 53 4.4 1 2 2 12 6.0 0 12.5
DP at ARI L 20-26 7 23 3.3 0 4 4 4 1.0 0 2.7
WC = Wild-Card DP = Divisional Playoff

2014 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Default Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts
1 at SEA L 16-36 7 37 5.3 0 3 2 11 5.5 0 4.8
3 at DET L 7-19 8 38 4.8 0 1 0 0 - 0 3.8
5 MIN W 42-10 12 46 3.8 0 2 2 2 1.0 0 4.8
6 at MIA W 27-24 8 31 3.9 0 5 2 11 5.5 0 4.2
7 CAR W 38-17 7 36 5.1 1 1 1 7 7.0 0 10.3
8 at NO L 23-44 2 5 2.5 0 1 0 0 - 0 0.5
10 CHI W 55-14 5 10 2.0 0 1 0 0 - 0 1.0
11 PHI W 53-20 8 9 1.1 0 2 2 17 8.5 0 2.6
12 at MIN W 24-21 1 -4 -4.0 0 1 0 0 - 0 -0.4
13 NE W 26-21 1 2 2.0 0 2 2 34 17.0 0 3.6
14 ATL W 43-37 10 75 7.5 1 2 2 26 13.0 0 16.1
15 at BUF L 13-21 4 19 4.8 0 3 1 10 10.0 0 2.9
16 at TB W 20-3 7 3 0.4 0 5 4 22 5.5 0 2.5
17 DET W 30-20 5 26 5.2 0 0 0 0 - 0 2.6
DP DAL W 26-21 5 16 3.2 0 0 0 0 - 0 1.6
CC at SEA L 22-28 5 44 8.8 0 3 1 0 0.0 0 4.4
DP = Divisional Playoff CC = Conference Championship

2013 Gamelog Stats
FF Today Default Scoring: Review Scoring
  RushingReceiving Fantasy
Week Opp Result Att Yard Avg TDTarget Rec Yard Avg TD FPts
1 at SF L 28-34 0 0 - 0 1 1 8 8.0 0 0.8
2 WAS W 38-20 20 132 6.6 1 5 4 36 9.0 0 22.8
3 at CIN L 30-34 14 55 3.9 0 0 0 0 - 0 5.5
8 at MIN W 44-31 7 57 8.1 1 0 0 0 - 0 11.7
9 CHI L 20-27 6 40 6.7 1 0 0 0 - 0 10.0
10 PHI L 13-27 4 5 1.3 0 1 1 9 9.0 0 1.4
11 at NYG L 13-27 2 -1 -0.5 0 0 0 0 - 0 -0.1
12 MIN T 26-26 3 37 12.3 0 2 1 -5 -5.0 0 3.2
13 at DET L 10-40 2 2 1.0 0 0 0 0 - 0 0.2
14 ATL W 22-21 7 19 2.7 0 0 0 0 - 0 1.9
15 at DAL W 37-36 3 12 4.0 0 1 1 11 11.0 1 8.3
16 PIT L 31-38 10 47 4.7 0 1 1 23 23.0 0 7.0
17 at CHI W 33-28 11 88 8.0 0 2 1 7 7.0 0 9.5
WC SF L 20-23 5 29 5.8 0 2 1 13 13.0 0 4.2
WC = Wild-Card

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