Ryan Grant had to make sacrifices to earn his roster spot this year, but it may not guarantee him featured back status.
Posts Tagged ‘James Starks’
Despite a reports that says his roster spot could be in danger, I still think Ryan Grant is the Packers running back to target in drafts.
Ryan Grant expects to be the Packers’ No. 1 running back this season, but the emergence of James Starks has damaged his fantasy appeal.
The dreaded RBBC now looks likely to be heading to Green Bay, where Ryan Grant and James Starks will battle for carries.
Four play drive, touchdown off a turnover for the Packers. Again, earlier in the drive, the Packers anticipating blitz, block Troy Polamalu and get a big gain to Jordy Nelson. The Steelers then go to four-man rush and Rodgers hits seam route for the touchdown.
The Packers are certainly eating their cake and having it, too. The Packers are using seven man protection via the play-action pass.
Posted: Saturday, February 5th, 2011 | Adam Rank Tags: Super Bowl XLV, Aaron Rodgers, Ben Roethlisberger, Brett Favre, Don Majkowski, Jack Lambert, James Starks, Mean Joe Greene, Mel Blount, Troy Polamalu
The fans have arrived, and the crowds swelled on Saturday at the NFL Experience in anticipation for Super Bowl XLV. Thankfully the weather was cooperating and the fans seemed eager to take in all of the activities, mostly because people have been trapped in their rooms because of the snow.
A look at some of the most notable numbers from the Packers’ 21-14 win over the Bears in the NFC Championship game, including why B.J. Raji is now in select company.
Posted: Sunday, January 23rd, 2011 | Frank Tadych Tags: NFC Championship Game, Aaron Rodgers, Brandon Jackson, Brian Urlacher, Cullen Jenkins, James Starks, Julius Peppers, Matt Forte, Mike Martz, Sam Shields, T.J. Lang, Tim Masthay
A look at some halftime numbers, and a few observations, at halftime of the NFC Championship Game at Solider Field.
Posted: Tuesday, January 11th, 2011 | Frank Tadych Tags: Matt Hasselbeck, Baltimore Ravens, Darrelle Revis, Green Bay Packers, James Starks, Marshawn Lynch, New York Jets, Seattle Seahawks, Todd Heap, Tramon Williams
Before we turn our attention to the divisional round of the NFL playoffs, let’s take another quick look back at the MVPs of wild-card weekend.
The good folks on the NFL Network research desk have sent out the statistical notes from the Packers’ 21-16 win over the Eagles on Sunday.
We finally have a James Starks sighting. The Packers running back has been on the radar for quite some time, and he made his first appearance on Sunday.
Pulling in a couple of fantasy thoughts from the Twitterverse:
Having trouble finding a running back during these lean times? Tell me about it. Giants RB Brandon Jacobs is going to start on one of my teams.
Finding a running back this late in the season is akin to finding a Raiders fan who does not wear spiked shoulder pads. Sure they exist, you just need to know where to look.
Posted: Tuesday, August 31st, 2010 | Frank Tadych Tags: Adrian Jones, Adrian Tracy, Al Harris, Andy Tanner, Atari Bigby, Bill Noethlich, Bobby Sewall, Brandon Renkart, Brett Lockett, Cecil Newton, Chris Scott, D'Anthony Smith, Darren Mougey, Darry Beckwith, Darryl Richard, David Pittman, Derrick Ward, Donald Butler, Dwayne Wright, Edwin Williams, Gary Banks, Gerard Lawson, Glenn Pakulak, Hall Davis, J Leman, Jack Williams, James Dearth, James Starks, Jim Sorgi, John Bowie, John Estes, John Malecki, John Phillips, Jon Alston, Josh Barrett, Josh Gordy, Julius Williams, Kareem Brown, Kevin Boothe, Kevin O'Connell, Lance Long, Lee Grimes, Leigh Bodden, Lendy Holmes, Malcolm Kelly, Marcus Mason, Marko Mitchell, Matt Giordano, Mike Rivera, Nate Garner, Nehemiah Broughton, Nyan Boateng, O'Brien Schofield, Patrick Watkins, Pete Ittersagen, Phillip Merling, Ricky Schmitt, Roren Thomas, Sean Canfield, Sidney Rice, Sinorice Moss, Stephen Hodge, Taurus Johnson, Terrence Johnson, Terrence Nunn, Thomas Johnson, Titus Adams, Tyler Polumbus, Will Ta'ufo'ou
The cutdown deadline for NFL teams to reduce their rosters to 75 players passed at 4 p.m. EST, and was surrounded by a flurry of activity.