Scout Premium Content

'Hot Hand' at RB Has Served McCarthy Well

Harris (Jonathan Daniel - Getty)

Five different running backs have started games for the Packers this season. The most recent, DuJuan Harris, figures to get the first shot to run against the 49ers. But as coach Mike McCarthy has said and shown in the past, he's not afraid to make a change at running back with little warning.

During the 2010 season, the Green Bay Packers' running game turned to a rookie down the stretch to carry the ball on their way to the Super Bowl. This season — at least for the time being — they have turned to a recent practice squad player to try to do the same thing. DuJuan Harris, elevated to the active roster just 40 days ago, has been the buzz in the Packers' backfield over the past month... Recommended Stories

  • Maybe it was never as bad as it seemed, but Green Bay's run defense is playing better, and a healthy Letroy Guion is one reason why. (John Konstantaras/Getty Images)

  • The Packers rolled out a shiny new wrinkle with a catchy name last week; we examine its roots and reasoning. (Benny Sieu/USA TODAY)

  • One of the worst defenses in the league "can't wait" to face Aaron Rodgers and the Packers on Sunday night. (Derick E. Hingle/USA TODAY)

  • Every week, Fantasy Football Expert Jeb Gorham digs in his list of rankings to find the best sleepers for deeper formats. Consider giving these players a chance, but be aware of the risk! Tampa Bay…

  • Check out this classic video of Dan Larson battling an acrobatic sailfish on a trip to the world-famous Tropic Star Lodge in Panama.