Scout Premium Content

Stats Show Why Harris Remains Leader of Backs

Harris (Bruce Kluckhorn - USA Today Sports)

It's been a long time since DuJuan Harris has been on the field and plenty has changed with the addition of two of the top runners in the draft. Nonetheless, he remains the No. 1 back due in large part to how the running game flourished with Harris in the lineup last year.

Why is DuJuan Harris the Green Bay Packers' No. 1 running back, despite not practicing in the offseason and not getting on the field for training camp until Monday? "The young man is a damn good football player," coach Mike McCarthy said on Monday. A midseason addition to the practice squad last year, Harris wound up being too good on Clarke Hinkle Field to be kept off of Lambeau Field...

PackerReport.com 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.

Up Next


Tweets