Eddie Lacy RUMORS & NEWS

  • McCarthy: 'So far, so good' on Lacy playing Sunday

    NFL.com "Will Eddie Lacy help the Packers this weekend? Green Bay coach Mike McCarthy told reporters on Friday that the team's demoted running back "looked good" Thursday in "one of his better practices" of the year, saying: "So far, so good." Set to practice again Friday, Lacy assured writers this..." November 20

  • Eddie Lacy inactive for Packers vs. Lions

    NFL.com "Eddie Lacy got demoted during the week and is officially inactive Sunday. The Green Bay Packers' running back was questionable with a groin injury and won't see the field versus the Detroit Lions. Coach Mike McCarthy announced this week that James Starks took over the No. 1 running back..." November 15

  • Eddie Lacy: I’m not hurt, I’m not overweight, I don’t know what it is

    Pro Football Talk "Why is Packers running back Eddie Lacy playing so badly? Some people say his ankle is bothering him. Others say he’s overweight. Lacy says neither of those is the case. Shortly after coach Mike McCarthy announced that James Starks has been promoted above Lacy on the depth chart, Lacy told..." November 12

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    Weston Hodkiewicz @WesHod

    McCarthy said he believes Eddie Lacy (groin) will be a full go today at practice #Packers

  • James Starks tabbed ahead of Eddie Lacy as Packers' lead RB vs. Lions

    ESPN "Eddie Lacy will still have a role in the Green Bay Packers' offense, but he's no longer their starting running back. That job belongs to James Starks, at least for Sunday's game against the Detroit Lions. Packers coach Mike McCarthy said Wednesday that Starks "is our No. 1 back right now..." November 11

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Packers RB Eddie Lacy missed time Sunday with a groin injury, and I’m told it’s just a pull. Will be monitored, but might not miss a game

  • Eddie Lacy: Weight 'none of my concern' until Packers say it should be

    ESPN "Eddie Lacy doesn't care what the pictures look like. He only cares what the scale says. And the Green Bay Packers running back said that hasn't been a problem despite rumblings -- and unflattering photos -- saying he's overweight. "I'm not the smallest person," Lacy said Thursday. "Brandon..." October 30

  • What's going on with Eddie Lacy?

    NFL.com "Inquiring fantasy heads want to know: What's behind Eddie Lacy's disappointing 3-yard performance in the Green Bay Packers' Week 6 victory over the San Diego Chargers? After watching Lacy struggle since spraining his ankle in Week 2, the coaching staff essentially played a hunch. James Starks..." October 20

  • Eddie Lacy sees limited playing time

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The first inkling of running back peculiarity arrived 2 minutes, 38 seconds after kickoff Sunday, when the offense for the Green Bay Packers took the field for its opening possession. Out trotted quarterback Aaron Rodgers, fresh off his worst performance of the season in a multi-interception..." October 19

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    Rob Demovsky @RobDemovsky

    Mike McCarthy: Eddie (Lacy) went through his rehab. Eddie and Davante (Adams) will go through the individual parts of practice today.

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    Albert Breer @AlbertBreer

    X-rays on Packers RB Eddie Lacy's ankle came back negative.

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #Packers RB Eddie Lacy, who sprained his ankle last night against the #Seahawks, could actually play on #MNF vs. #Chiefs. Injury is minor.

  • Packers Eddie Lacy, Davante Adams leave with ankle injuries

    Sporting News "Packers running back Eddie Lacy left Sunday night's game against the Seahawks in the first quarter with a right ankle injury. His return is questionable, the team announced. Wide receiver Davante Adams also left the game early in the second quarter with an ankle injury and his return was..." September 21

  • Sore foot brings early end to Eddie Lacy’s practice

    Pro Football Talk "The Packers practiced without linebacker Clay Matthews for a second straight day on Tuesday as the knee soreness that kept him out on Monday led the team to continue resting an integral part of their defense. An integral part of the offense also finished Tuesday’s session on the sideline...." August 05

  • Comfortable, confident Lacy already one of league's top backs

    Fox Sports Wisconsin "Eddie Lacy's first two seasons in the NFL could not have gone any better. At least that's the opinion of the running back himself as he contemplated his accomplishments thus far in a Green Bay Packers uniform. Offensive Rookie of the Year. Pro Bowl selection. Second-team All-Pro. Back-to-back..." June 23

  • 'Very blind' Eddie Lacy won't use goggles

    ESPN "No offense to Eric Dickerson, but Eddie Lacy would rather not wear goggles on Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The Green Bay Packers running back has an irritated left eye that he said was from his contact lens. He's had to go with just one contact this week but hopes to be able to..." December 19

  • Eddie Lacy status in question for Packers in Week 15

    NFL.com "The Green Bay Packers could be without one of the NFL's hottest running backs for this week's game at Buffalo. Limited to "ball drills" in Thursday's practice, Eddie Lacy acknowledged the hip injury sustained in Monday's victory over the Falcons could leave his status up in the air for Sunday's..." December 12

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    Tyler Dunne @TyDunne

    Mike McCarthy says he doesn't have high concern over Eddie Lacy's hip injury. See how players respond tomorrow on short week.

  • Eddie Lacy changing helmet again, not his running style after opening week concussion

    ESPN Wisconsin "Eddie Lacy is changing his helmet. He is not substantially changing his running style. At least, not yet. The Green Bay Packers’ bruising second-year running back was cleared to return to action Thursday following his second concussion in less than a year and participated fully in practice...." September 12

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    Tom Silverstein @TomSilverstein

    #Packers practice: Lacy working in full pads. Bulaga and Bostick also working in pads. Brad Jones still out.

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    Paul Imig @Paulimig

    #Packers RB Eddie Lacy: "Somehow I’ll have to figure out a way to change the way I run, but still keep the physical part of it. …"

  • Eddie Lacy could be cleared for Packers' home opener

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "It appears that the Green Bay Packers will have running back Eddie Lacy back for their game Sunday against the New York Jets, but until they see tackle Bryan Bulaga and tight end Brandon Bostick get through a practice in full pads Thursday, they still have injury concerns. Lacy suffered a..." September 11

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    Tom Silverstein @TomSilverstein

    McCarthy: Lacy is near end of concussion protocol. Has had some good workouts. #Packers

  • Eddie Lacy sustains concussion

    ESPN "Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy sustained a concussion during Thursday night's 36-16 season-opening loss to the Seattle Seahawks, coach Mike McCarthy confirmed after the game. The second-year player departed in the second half after picking up 34 yards on 12 carries. He left the..." September 05

  • Carroll concerned with Packers RB Lacy

    ESPN "Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said there is one big difference in the Green Bay offense they will see Thursday night compared to the one the Seahawks saw two years ago. It’s running back Eddie Lacy, the second-year player out of Alabama. “He a hammer,” Carroll said. “It’s all the stuff..." September 02

  • Eddie Lacy can lead NFL in rushing, RBs coach says

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Eddie Lacy of the Green Bay Packers is perfectly capable of leading the National Football League in rushing this season. "Without a doubt," Sam Gash, the team's running backs coach, said Monday. "He has the capability of being the leading rusher and maybe even combined yards if he catches a..." August 27

  • Packers want to reduce Lacy's carries

    PackersNews.com "What was a crowded backfield for the Green Bay Packers suddenly is a lot less cluttered, and the organization’s plan for the position is a lot more clear. It seems that the Packers’ brass had been bracing for bad news well before Thursday’s revelation that Johnathan Franklin wouldn’t be..." June 25

  • Eddie Lacy, recovered and experienced, ready for his Packers encore

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Do not expectcaution to infiltrate Eddie Lacy's game. It really doesn't matter how many times the Green Bay Packers running back carries the ball. "Every opportunity means a lot and I'll run the ball as if it's my last play," Lacy said. "Whether it's 300 or 250, whatever the number is, I'm..." June 24

  • Packers' Eddie Lacy wins Offensive Rookie of the Year

    NFL.com "Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy nudged out San Diego Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen for the 2013 Associated Press NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year Award at Saturday's "NFL Honors" ceremony. It was the correct call. Whereas Allen finished 22nd in receiving yards and 13th in..." February 02

  • Packers' Lacy voted NFL's top rookie

    Chicago Tribune "Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy was named the NFL's 2013 Rookie of the Year and Chicago Bears guard Kyle Long made the all-rookie team announced Tuesday by the Professional Football Writers of America. The PFWA named San Diego Chargers wide receiver Keenan Allen as Offensive Rookie of..." January 15

  • Eddie Lacy expected to build on rookie success

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Sometimes you uncover gems in the most unlikely places. The Green Bay Packers came across one in April at the end of the second round of the NFL draft, when they chose to look past a couple of blemishes that caused 60 other buyers in front of them to take a pass. Once a little polish was..." January 09

  • Eddie Lacy likely to play Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "While Packers rookie tailback Eddie Lacy sat out practice on Thursday with an ankle injury, he’s likely to play on Sunday when Green Bay plays at Chicago for the NFC North title, coach Mike McCarthy said this afternoon. “I feel Eddie’s in a good place,” McCarthy said at his Thursday press..." December 26

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    Rob Demovsky @RobDemovsky

    Not practicing: RB Eddie Lacy (ankle) OLB Clay Matthews (thumb) LB Brad Jones (ankle) TE Ryan Taylor (ankle) #Packers

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    Rob Demovsky @RobDemovsky

    MM on Lacy: Eddie's sore. He has been pretty much the whole season. So we're not going to practice til Thursday.

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    Rob Demovsky @RobDemovsky

    RB Eddie Lacy, LB Mike Neal, LB Brad Jones, LB Nick Perry all were back on the field although Perry didn't do much. #Packers

  • Mike Tomlin: Le'Veon Bell was 'easy' pick over Eddie Lacy

    NFL.com "Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin has given Offensive Rookie of the Year candidate Eddie Lacy some extra motivation leading up to Sunday's game in Green Bay. At Tuesday's news conference, Tomlin said it was "an easy decision for me" to select Le'Veon Bell over fellow running back Lacy at..." December 17

  • Eddie Lacy can run, but pass protection an issue

    St. Paul Pioneer Press "Eddie Lacy's coaches are confident the rookie running back can overcome his breakdowns in pass protection that have become a sore spot in the past two games. After allowing two sacks in Detroit and another against Atlanta, the rookie from Alabama has been charged with 4-1/2 in 12..." December 15

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    John Clayton @ClaytonESPN

    Eddie Lacy made a great comeback from ankle injury and is probable for Green Bay.

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    Rob Demovsky @RobDemovsky

    MM on Lacy: I feel good about Eddie Lacy, just as far as the feedback from medical staff. He'll be evaluated in the morning.

  • Right ankle injury clouds Eddie Lacy's status for Dallas

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Game planning in Dallas must be interesting. Aaron Rodgers isn't the only Green Bay Packers starter in limbo. Running back Eddie Lacy, who played through a sprained right ankle last week, didn't practice Wednesday. Coach Mike McCarthy indicated the rookie would continue rehabilitating Thursday..." December 12

  • Eddie Lacy's size, physical style create long-term questions

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Eddie Lacy has officially gained the respect of the Big Back Fraternity. When Jerome Bettis studies today's game, "The Bus" sees far too many 2WD, compact cars. Running backs like him have been going extinct. The mano-a-mano collision is fleeting. Then he watches the Green Bay Packers..." December 06

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    Tyler Dunne @TyDunne

    MM on Lacy's asthma: Definitely something we're aware of. ...He told our staff, nothing he's concerned about.

  • Eddie Lacy goes from sleep to smashmouth

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Eddie Lacy reminisces about this one specific off-day in Tuscaloosa with pride. With that jovial laugh. In college, he once slept for an entire day. Twenty-four hours straight. Well, OK, the Alabama running back did brush his eyes off for a meal and go to the bathroom. Other than that? Out..." November 09

  • With Lacy/Starks, Packers will ride the 'hot hand'

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Eddie Lacy has been playing like a rookie of the year candidate. James Starks is healthy and running hard again. Now the challenge for the Packers is finding the right balance, the right mixture of both. They don't want to overwork the starter Lacy, who currently ranks fifth in carries per..." November 02

  • Packers' Eddie Lacy not afraid to throw his weight around

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "When everybody was laughing at Eddie Lacy Mike Daniels knew defensive players across the NFL had a much much different take. You remember the photo the unflattering angle of Lacy catching a pass in a July practice. It set off a social-media fire. Right away Daniels insisted the guys who have to..." October 14

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    Mike Vandermause @MikeVandermause

    Burnett and Lacy who practiced on Monday were also practicing today. #Packers

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    Rob Demovsky @RobDemovsky

    RBs Eddie Lacy (concussion) and Johnathan Franklin (foot) both practiced today for the #Packers after the bye but James Stark (knee) did not

  • Eddie Lacy expects to play following the bye

    Rotoworld "This is not a lock because Lacy failed his concussion test on Saturday. But he has been cleared for exercise and the belief is that he'll be cleared for contact when the Packers reconvene in ahead of their Oct. 6 game against the Lions. We won't know how Lacy is doing until Monday as he flew home..." September 24

  • Packers RB Eddie Lacy still has a chance to play Sunday

    Fox Sports Wisconsin "Don't count out Eddie Lacy from Sunday's game just yet. With two days to go before the Green Bay Packers take the field in Cincinnati for their Week 3 matchup with the Bengals Lacy hasn't been medically cleared from the NFL's concussion protocol. However the Packers haven't given up hope that..." September 21

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    Jason Wilde @jasonjwilde

    #Packers practice: Finley (toe) practicing. Lacy (concussion) and Hayward/Bush/Burnett (hamstrings) watching. Kuhn (hamstring) not here.