How Important is Eddie Lacy to a Packers Offensive Rejuvenation?

July 29, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It says something about the expectations for a football team when 10 wins and a wild-card berth is considered a disappointment. But that's the word many would use to describe the 2015 Green Bay Packers.
Most of the Pack's problems last year can be traced to an offense that stunned fans and pundits by free-falling from sixth in the NFL in 2014 to 23rd in 2015.
The loss (and return) of wide receiver Jordy Nelson is widely considered both the cause of Green Bay's offensive woes last season and the solution to their problems this year. But there's another key—a factor that will be just as critical to the team's offensive success in 2016.
The Packers need to get more from Eddie Lacy by seeing less of Eddie Lacy.
As Peter King of Sports Illustrated tweeted, all eyes were on Lacy as the Packers kicked off training camp:
It's that "new look" part that's important with Lacy. The fact that he's a bit harder to see this summer than last. As Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com ...

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