Posts Tagged ‘James Starks’

Three and out: Packers backfield is split

A split in the Packers’ backfield will be a pain for fantasy players — at least for now.

Three and out: Grant loses cash, gains roster spot

Ryan Grant had to make sacrifices to earn his roster spot this year, but it may not guarantee him featured back status.

Grant no lock to make Packers roster?

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.

Three and out: Ryan Grant expects to start

Ryan Grant expects to be the Packers’ No. 1 running back this season, but the emergence of James Starks has damaged his fantasy appeal.

Backfield committee coming in Titletown?

The dreaded RBBC now looks likely to be heading to Green Bay, where Ryan Grant and James Starks will battle for carries.

Rodgers able to go vertical

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.

Packers running well enough to exploit Steelers

The Packers are certainly eating their cake and having it, too. The Packers are using seven man protection via the play-action pass.

NFL Experience has some “Majik” in the air

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.

By the numbers: Packers-Bears

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.

Halftime notes: Packers-Bears

A look at some halftime numbers, and a few observations, at halftime of the NFC Championship Game at Solider Field.

Wild-card weekend MVPs

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.

By the numbers: Eagles-Packers

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.

Packers RB Starks makes debut, hot name on wire

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.

Lions WR Johnson still thrives with Stanton

Pulling in a couple of fantasy thoughts from the Twitterverse:

Sleeper alert: Packers RB James Starks

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.

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