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Lumpkin Awaits Big Challenge

RB Kregg Lumpkin (Jonathan Daniel/Getty)

A sensation after a strong training camp in 2008, oft-injured running back Kregg Lumpkin has become something of an afterthought. He'll have to beat out sixth-round pick James Starks to win a roster spot.

In the space of a year, Kregg Lumpkin has gone from intriguing prospect to something of an afterthought. As an undrafted rookie running back from Georgia in 2008, the hard-charging Lumpkin had a strong Family Night Scrimmage and led the Packers in rushing in the preseason with 153 yards (4.0 average) and a touchdown, plus caught seven passes with another touchdown. He won a roster spot over...

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