Eddie Lacy Must Handle Majority of Green Bay Packers’ Carries

August 17, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Green Bay Packers coaching staff will attempt to fool fans into thinking there is a running back battle going on between rookie Eddie Lacy and DuJuan Harris this preseason.
There isn't. Lacy is an exciting all-around back that needed to work on a few fundamental issues before taking the majority of the Packers' load in 2013—which he can and will.
It wasn't long ago that head coach Mike McCarthy lauded Harris as the Packers' starting running back; it came on August 8 to be exact. Even then the quote sounded like a way to motivate Lacy more than anything.
Since then, Lacy has seen an uptick in production and praise from all in the know after bouncing back from a hamstring issue. Fox Sports beat writer Paul Imig took to Twitter to report on some kind words the Packers' running back coach had to say:
Perhaps the biggest knock on Lacy coming out of college outside of his tendency for small, nagging injuries was his inefficiency in pass protection. By all a...

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