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Lacy Continues to Carry Load in Running Game

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Eddie Lacy is doing what hasn't been done in Green Bay for more than a decade in terms of workload. Lacy said he's doing fine in the aftermath of a 33-touch game at Minnesota. Coach Mike McCarthy's focus, however, "being in the playoffs."

The Green Bay Packers hoped James Starks’ return would take some of the workload off of rookie Eddie Lacy. And it did on Sunday night at Minnesota. Sort of. Starks, coming off a one-month absence with an injured knee, carried the ball seven times in his return. During the three games Starks missed, Johnathan Franklin and John Kuhn combined to carry the ball eight times. However, Lacy got the...

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