Packers Beat: Team doesn't view Eddie Lacy as workhorse back

ESPN - [Full Article]

It’s clear the Green Bay Packers no longer view Eddie Lacy as their workhorse running back.

Even without his latest injury, a groin problem that prevented him from finishing Sunday’s 37-29 loss at the Carolina Panthers, Lacy had lost his hold on that job. Coach Mike McCarthy has been operating under a platoon system ever since Lacy sprained his ankle in Week 2 against the Seattle Seahawks.

At this point, James Starks is the better back.

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But the Packers rushed for a season-low 71 yards on 19 carries. Starks gave the Packers a boost in the passing game, catching six passes for 83 yards (including gains of 30 and 29 yards – the latter for a touchdown – on screen passes), but he managed only 39 yards on 10 carries. Lacy is also now dealing with a groin injury.

Filed Under: 2015, W10

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