The Green Bay Packers have a running back problem. The problem is they only have Ty Montgomery manning the position. Eddie Lacy has gone and signed with the Seattle Seahawks.
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) March 14, 2017
I fully expected the Packers to re-sign Lacy. Since the offseason began, I’ve been talking about how Lacy would be a great complement to Montgomery.
Apparently, the Packers didn’t see it that way.
Yes, there was the injury issue. Yes, there were the weight issues. However, Lacy was nothing but productive when the Packers gave him the ball.
He was averaging 5.1 per carry before going down in 2016. He’s averaged 4.4 per carry over his career. Fat or not, that’s production.
Now the Packers will have to figure out plan B. Do you want to talk about Adrian Peterson? I’d say you can go right ahead at this point.