Green Bay Packers’ Injury Quota: Will Starks Be the Next Harrell?

August 12, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Packers have been gaining notice as a real NFC North division winner and a legitimate shot to go deeper into the postseason. The Packers have it all, or at least most of it. They have franchise quarterback Aaron Rodgers, an underrated starter in Ryan Grant, and one of the deepest core of receivers that includes Greg Jennings, longtime vet Donal Driver, and up-and-coming young tight end Jermichael Finley.
They also gain a much improved defense in the 3-4 system, with key playmakers in Clay Matthews, Charles Woodson, and Nick Collins. All are Pro Bowlers. This is a team filled with youth, and they have a potentially bright future, and a capable GM and head coach in Ted Thompson and Mike McCarthy, respectively. So I only have one question:
Why does it seem Packers players that could be great contributors suddenly get hit with the worst injuries in history?
The newest injury case is James Starks, a rookie RB from Buffalo chosen in the sixth round by the Pack. Starks wa...

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