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Lumpkin healthy, making run at roster spot
Injuries have haunted Packers running back DeShawn Wynn. Ditto for Kregg Lumpkin. Wynn's nagging injuries — this time, a sprained ankle that has limited his preseason to four ineffective carries — have his NFL career on hold. Or perhaps in jeopardy. That Lumpkin could be the beneficiary is one of those funny things in life. That's because injuries followed Lumpkin during his college career like a lost Georgia Bulldog. "Knee injury. Broken thumb. Hamstrings," Lumpkin rattled off with a smile after Wednesday's practice. "I guess it all comes with the territory of being a running back." Lumpkin was one of the hottest recruits in the nation coming out of Stephenson (Ga.) High School, but injuries derailed his collegiate career from the get-go. First, there was a hamstring injury that cost...
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