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User is suspended until 7/18/2016 1:25:29 AM(UTC) DakotaT  
#1 Posted : Tuesday, December 4, 2012 8:23:26 PM(UTC)

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Starks might be done for the year.

http://www.espnmilwaukee...p?m=49&post_id=16161


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#2 Posted : Tuesday, December 4, 2012 8:48:35 PM(UTC)

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Well damn.
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#3 Posted : Tuesday, December 4, 2012 8:55:51 PM(UTC)

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Starks might be done for the year.

http://www.espnmilwaukee...p?m=49&post_id=16161


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Does Ryan Grant get a call?
User is suspended until 7/18/2016 1:25:29 AM(UTC) DakotaT  
#4 Posted : Tuesday, December 4, 2012 9:12:47 PM(UTC)

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Does Ryan Grant get a call?


Yeah, and while we're at it bring Clifton back too.

Oyvey!
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#5 Posted : Tuesday, December 4, 2012 9:33:55 PM(UTC)

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Does Ryan Grant get a call?


I think it's bad timing because a lot of teams seemed to have an open spot because of injury in the last two weeks, and grabbed a RB off their or another team practice squad (just like the Packers did with RB DuJuan Harris.

Maybe they could make one of the back-up TEs a RB? I think Ryan Taylor played FB in college before being moved to TE.

If Starks goes to the IR, I say look at all options... but I think they're gonna be limited from the PS guys as a lot of them where just grabbed up and put on the main roster, but maybe some vets still out there.

Ryan Grant (signed and cut by the Redskins)

Joseph Addai (signed by the Patriots but quit on the conditioning test and was cut. Worked out for the Giants about a month ago... and the Giants just signed two other RBs)

LaDainian Tomlinson (retirement and said the "passion to play is gone.", but the Packers could check up on him... and just see...)

Barry Sanders (okay I'm totally joking on this one...)

Tyrell Sutton (looked good in a preseason with the Packers, not much since (he was cut and claimed by another team)

Jeremiah Johnson (hasn't done much in the NFL, but I thought he had potential)

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#6 Posted : Tuesday, December 4, 2012 9:47:23 PM(UTC)

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It's totally believable that Starks is hurt again but unbelievable that the Packers are having to endure such a string of injuries.
Who will be the last man standing at the end of the season?
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#7 Posted : Tuesday, December 4, 2012 9:54:04 PM(UTC)

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It might be time to explore the FA list.


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Running Backs

1. Tim Hightower
2. Ryan Grant
3. Steve Slaton
4. Thomas Jones
5. Joseph Addai
6. Mewelde Moore
7. Cadillac Williams
8. Tyrell Sutton
9. Maurice Morris
10. Rock Cartwright
11. Dimitri Nance
12. Lonyae Miller
13. Jerious Norwood
14. Sammy Morris
15. Chester Taylor
16. Deji Karim
17. Lorenzo Booker
18. Curtis Brinkley
19. Xavier Omon
20. Harvey Unga
21. Kareem Huggins
22. Davin Meggett
23. Herb Donaldson
24. Chad Spann
25. Thomas Clayton
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#8 Posted : Tuesday, December 4, 2012 10:10:32 PM(UTC)

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More Cobb out of the backfield?
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#9 Posted : Tuesday, December 4, 2012 11:01:09 PM(UTC)

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PSSH this is like a regular thing for us... Doesn't even phase me anymore. Next guy up!

What happened to Mewelde Moore? Is he still good?
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#10 Posted : Wednesday, December 5, 2012 5:47:17 AM(UTC)

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Mind boggling how many injuries we must endlessly endure. Well, next man up, like a urinal at Lambeau.
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#11 Posted : Wednesday, December 5, 2012 6:25:31 AM(UTC)

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PSSH this is like a regular thing for us... Doesn't even phase me anymore. Next guy up!

What happened to Mewelde Moore? Is he still good?


Amazing, isn't it? I was shocked to see this out of nowhere, then shook it off in a nanosecond.

I would have ZERO problem with Ted bringing Grant back. That could be a very good move at this time, considering the situation. Veteran presence who knows the system, and, hell be hell bent to win a SB in what may prove to be his last chance.
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#12 Posted : Wednesday, December 5, 2012 6:47:16 AM(UTC)

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I don't understand what the hell we are doing wrong in practice or is it the training machines ... something has to be wrong I mean we obviously are doing something wrong that we keep getting 50% of the team injured.
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#13 Posted : Wednesday, December 5, 2012 6:49:50 AM(UTC)

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injures every where.

Starks has had too many injuries in his career including college to ever be relied upon again. Time for Uncle Teddy to look for a new RB in the draft. In the mean time feature Green on 1st & 2nd and Kuhn on 3rd. They will manage.
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#14 Posted : Wednesday, December 5, 2012 7:04:53 AM(UTC)

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More Cobb out of the backfield?


I'm hesitant to go to Cobb out of the backfield too often - Not a good guy to get dinged up, even if he has been pretty resilient so far. He hasn't gotten any big hits yet and I hope to keep it that way.
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#15 Posted : Wednesday, December 5, 2012 12:29:33 PM(UTC)

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Conflicting reports maybe?



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Starks injured his knee in Sunday's game, but the next day, coach Mike McCarthy didn't sound worried about it.

"We have a couple guys that are being evaluated," McCarthy said Monday. "Nothing of serious nature."

Starks has impressed McCarthy lately and scored on a 22-yard run Sunday.

"I liked what James Starks did; I thought he stepped up," McCarthy said after the 23-14 victory over the Vikings. "I thought James was a little cut above today and that’s why I went with him in the fourth quarter."

If Starks remains out for any period of time, the Packers' 20th-ranked rushing offense will have to get by the rest of this season with Grant, second-year running back Alex Green — who leads the team in rushing with 360 yards — and fullback John Kuhn. Green Bay used Benson as its starter for the first five games before he suffered a season-ending Lisfranc foot injury. Green then became the starter before McCarthy began splitting carries evenly most weeks between Green and Starks.
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