Despite Optimism, Evidence is Lacking that the Packers’ rushing attack will be Better in 2013

Is it just me, or are people irrationally assuming that the Packers will be a better running team this season? I just got done listening to Bill Simmons’ latest podcast. Simmons and Cousin Sal (Simmons’ sidekick) talked about NFL over/under win totals and highlighted the Packers improved running game as a possible reason for the team’s […]

Packers Stock Report: Too Early to Know Much of Anything Edition

It’s way too early to know much of anything about the 2013 Packers, but I can’t help myself. It’s time for this season’s first Packers stock report. Here is who I see rising, falling and remaining steady on the Packers after only a few practices: Rising Datone Jones Jones added 20 pounds since his pro […]

DuJuan Harris Once Again a Forgotten Man.

It was only a month before the NFL draft that Mike McCarthy was singing the praises of DuJuan Harris: “Oh he’s going to play for us next season. That’s his responsibility if he wants to be the starter…  Once he got ready, I felt great about the way DuJuan finished the season. Looking forward to having him for […]

Packers Running Backs: James Starks or Brandon Saine?

I just recorded a podcast on the Packers running backs with my colleagues Jason Perone and Marques Eversoll. One of them, I can’t remember which, asked an interesting question: Will Brandon Saine make the Packers roster over James Starks? Saine missed most of the 2012 season after blowing out his knee. He has 18 carries […]

2013 Packers Position Group Analysis: Running Backs

As far as personnel, the Packers underwent more changes at running back than any other position. James Starks was the starter through training camp before the team signed Cedric Benson after the first preseason game. Injuries added up, allowing DuJuan Harris–a former used car salesman–to take over as the team’s feature back. Where are we […]