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Lacy, Franklin Keep Two Hands on the Ball

Lacy (Matthew Emmons - USA Today Sports)

Ball-security is paramount for the Packers, and Eddie Lacy and Johnathan Franklin should fit that mold. Both had fumbling problems early in their career but alleviated those issues due to focus and hard work.

For the Green Bay Packers, the term "running back" is a bit of a misnomer. Running the ball is great, but it's third on the pecking order of importance. Protecting the quarterback and holding onto the ball are 1 and 1-A on the list. The actual carrying of the ball and gaining yards ranks a distant third. To that end, the Packers' two rookie running back have shown plenty of promise, based on... Recommended Stories

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