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Mucky Tundra  
#1 Posted : Tuesday, October 1, 2013 6:25:18 AM(UTC)
JerseyAl said:
The Green Bay Packers announced on Monday that running back Michael Hill was signed off of the team's practice squad and to the 53-man roster.  Hill fills the roster spot that was vacated when the Packers released receiver/kick returner Jeremy Ross following the team's loss to the Cincinnati Bengals. Hill spent most of this year's training camp [...]


I wondered this as well when I heard that they signed a RB to the roster.
User is suspended until 4/29/2043 11:56:55 PM(UTC) texaspackerbacker  
#2 Posted : Tuesday, October 1, 2013 6:34:06 AM(UTC)
Hopefully it's just a precaution, but last week showed that you need plenty of RBs on the active roster. With the hyper-caution about concussions, as well as the probable increase in leg injuries partially resulting from the emphasis on no hits to the head, a team can go from plenty of RBs to none in just a few plays. I'd even go so far as to cross-train several other position players as RBs at least minimally.
sschind  
#3 Posted : Tuesday, October 1, 2013 6:43:12 AM(UTC)
Just caught a blurb from Tyler Dunne last night and he said he expected Starks to miss 3-4 weeks. He didn't say, or at least I didn't catch, what he based it on.
yooperfan  
#4 Posted : Tuesday, October 1, 2013 7:44:33 AM(UTC)
sschind said: Go to Quoted Post
Just caught a blurb from Tyler Dunne last night and he said he expected Starks to miss 3-4 weeks. He didn't say, or at least I didn't catch, what he based it on.


Cut him.
There is no use for a player that spends most of his time in the rehab room.

hardrocker950  
#5 Posted : Tuesday, October 1, 2013 8:05:09 AM(UTC)
yooperfan said: Go to Quoted Post
Cut him.
There is no use for a player that spends most of his time in the rehab room.



At this point that is hard to argue. Having a guy on IR on a regular basis hurts our roster. Cutting Starks would open a roster spot, but could give us issues in our depth at RB if he isn't going to miss more than a couple weeks.

I like the guy, but I am tired of seeing him in the injury report every season.](*,)
Zero2Cool  
#6 Posted : Tuesday, October 1, 2013 8:16:44 AM(UTC)
He's typically only good for a handful of games consecutively. Slap him with the IR to return deal and gradually bring him back for the playoff push.
Cheesey  
#7 Posted : Tuesday, October 1, 2013 10:50:04 AM(UTC)
It's a shame that Starks can't stay healthy.
When he is (on the rare occasion) he has shown that he has talent.
User is suspended until 4/29/2043 11:56:55 PM(UTC) texaspackerbacker  
#8 Posted : Tuesday, October 1, 2013 11:59:57 AM(UTC)
I'm not as negative on Starks and the whole injury thing as I was previously. When it seemed like he was our only decent RB or whatever, then, yeah, it was a big deal when he was so disgustingly prone to injury. But now, with Lacy and Franklin, he can miss 3-4 weeks if that turns out to be true, then come in and play hard in mid-season, giving the others a little bit of a break or if one of them gets injured, and if he gets hurt again, no big deal - maybe he'd be back just in time for the late season run. Taking up a roster spot really isn't that big a deal, especially considering there are inactives out of the 53 each week anyway.
nerdmann  
#9 Posted : Tuesday, October 1, 2013 12:46:54 PM(UTC)
texaspackerbacker said: Go to Quoted Post
I'm not as negative on Starks and the whole injury thing as I was previously. When it seemed like he was our only decent RB or whatever, then, yeah, it was a big deal when he was so disgustingly prone to injury. But now, with Lacy and Franklin, he can miss 3-4 weeks if that turns out to be true, then come in and play hard in mid-season, giving the others a little bit of a break or if one of them gets injured, and if he gets hurt again, no big deal - maybe he'd be back just in time for the late season run. Taking up a roster spot really isn't that big a deal, especially considering there are inactives out of the 53 each week anyway.


Starks can start.

And I don't mean, "if there's nobody better on the team." What I mean is, he can beat NFL defenses consistently.

But Lacy and Franklin are better.
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