BREAKING – Packers Draft Jamaal Williams, RB. BYU 134th Overall

Analysis (Andrew Mertig): Williams led the Cougars in rushing all four seasons at BYU. He has great size (6’0″ 212lbs) and can overpower defenders. He’s a decisive runner who will locate the hole and hit it fast. He will drag defenders to gain extra yards and should be able to contribute in the goal line package. […]

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Big Back Options to Replace Eddie Lacy in Mid-Rounds, Part I

With the departure of Eddie Lacy, the Green Bay Packers are missing a bruising presence in the backfield. While the team is certainly happy with the progress of wide receiver turned running back, Ty Montgomery, the rest of the running back corps is run-of-the-mill at best. Christine Michael and Don Jackson have resigned, but neither provide […]

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Less Lacy should mean more Lacy

By now, you have heard the remarkable, feel-good, underdog story of the dominant running back from the nation’s largest football program that was taken in the second round of the draft, then lost his way. You know, the guy who let his physical fitness spiral out of control in his third NFL season after two […]

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If not Forte, Packers could use his type

Aaron Rodgers has never had anything like Matt Forte. While surrounded by a plethora of talent at the receiver position for the majority of his starting career, running back has never seemed to be a focal point of a Rodgers led offense, nor should it. After all, it is perhaps the NFL’s most expendable position, […]

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The Packers are as Deep as They Have Ever Been at Running Back

What a difference a year makes.  At the end of the 2012 season, there were a lot of questions surrounding the Packers’ backfield. James Starks, who was a key part of the Packers’ 2010 Super Bowl run, was only able to start 2 games due to injuries, and always seemed to be battling some sort […]

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Packers Express Interest in Ahmad Bradshaw

In the seemingly never ending world of Packers free agency rumors, yet another one came across Twitter this afternoon: What exactly interest means is yet to be determined. A six year NFL vet with over 4,000 rushing yards and a solid 4.6 YPC, Bradshaw was released by the Giants last month in a salary cap move. […]

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