Mike McCarthy was asked about starting James Starks over Eddie Lacy in week 6. He had a lot to say, but history tells us the real reason behind the move.
Running back James Starks didn’t touch the ball once last week against Chicago. Mike McCarthy is aware of this. Mike McCarthy is sorry.
The Green Bay Packers have anointed James Starks as the clear-cut No. 2 guy behind Eddie Lacy. For good reason, but what does it mean for the other guys?
The Green Bay Packers will have the services of running back James Starks for the next two seasons. Good news for the Packers. Bad news for a couple players.
Eddie Lacy and James Starks apparently stole their touchdown celebration from Wisconsin Badgers backs James White and Melvin Gordon. It’s all good though.
The Green Bay Packers will have running back James Starks for the first time in three weeks and that apparently means fewer carries for Eddie Lacy.
James Starks is the Green Bay Packers starter at running back, according to coach Mike McCarthy. That will be the case whether Eddie Lacy is a go or not.
The Green Bay Packers may have running back James Starks for their game against the San Francisco 49ers this week. So what? Well, maybe and maybe not.
The Green Bay Packers now expect James Starks to return for the playoffs. What does that mean for the running game? We’ll find out.
James Starks season is reportedly over because of a knee injury he suffered on Sunday. The Green Bay Packers will bring back Ryan Grant to take his place.
After entering camp as the Green Bay Packers No. 1 running back, James Starks’ future with the team looks murkier than ever.
Just when you thought Aaron Rodgers couldn’t get any better, he puts on a performance like he did Sunday that just blows your mind. Two rushing touchdowns. Four TD passes. More than 400 yards passing and, yes, one interception but that was more bad luck on his part than a bad decision. In short, […]
The Green Bay Packers may not openly admit it, but James Starks has overtaken Ryan Grant as the team’s No. 1 running back. Starks is playing around three times as much as Grant.
The Green Bay Packers plan to split carries between Ryan Grant and James Starks. Here’s what it means for each back and how it’s likely to play out.
The Green Bay Packers have been looking at James Starks as their third-down back. It’s a good sign the team will open the season with Ryan Grant as their starter, even though his performance has been lackluster.
I’m not suggesting Green Bay Packers running back James Starks is going to turn into the Houston Texans Arian Foster next season, but this is a comparison of two opposites.
I chose Foster, the NFL’s leading rusher in 2010, and Smith, who rushed for a record 204 yards in Super Bowl XXII as a member of the Washington Redskins, because they both came out of nowhere, much like Starks.
Green Bay Packers rookie running back James Starks is getting a bit of attention after running for 123 yards against the Philadelphia Eagles in the wild card round. As Greg Gabriel, former director of college scouting for the Chicago Bears, tells it, Starks almost didn’t make it to the Packers on draft day. As we […]
Running back James Starks burst onto the scene three weeks ago when the Green Bay Packers hosted the San Francisco 49ers, running for 73 yards on 18 carries and seemingly reviving the team’s stagnant running game. Afterward, coach Mike McCarthy praised Starks’ ability to gain extra yards after contact. On Sunday, Starks wasn’t even active […]
Not that it’s time to anoint rookie running back James Starks the second coming, but the sixth-round pick looks like he might have a bright future with the Green Bay Packers. Starks ran for 73 yards on 18 carries in the Packers’ victory over the San Francisco 49ers, Sunday. Meanwhile, starting halfback Brandon Jackson got […]
Green Bay Packers rookie running back James Starks looks likely to see his first action of the season on Sunday. Although Dmitri Nance has served as Brandon Jackson’s primary backup the past few games, both he and Starks suggested it would be the rookie sixth-round pick who will serve as Jackson’s relief this week. “I […]