Eddie Lacy RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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.

  • Packers Eddie Lacy suffers concussion will not return

    ESPN.com "Green Bay Packers rookie running back Eddie Lacy was knocked out of Sunday's game against the Washington Redskins with a concussion. Lacy suffered the injury at the end of his first carry of the game a 10-yard run on the Packers' opening series. Lacy took a hit from Redskins safety Brandon..." September 15

  • Eddie Lacy doesn't provide any better results for running attack

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "They ate up veteran big back Cedric Benson in the opening game last season limiting him to 18 yards in nine rushes. On Sunday the San Francisco 49ers' voracious defense did the same thing to rookie big back Eddie Lacy holding him to 41 yards in 14 carries. Watching little back DuJuan Harris..." September 09

  • Finding a new 1-2 running back punch

    ESPN.com "As far back as the NFL annual meetings in March Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy had a plan in mind to improve his running game. “You’d like to get into a one-two punch deal” McCarthy said. As he talked at the Arizona Biltmore hotel back in March McCarthy had no way of knowing then what..." August 28

  • Lacy looks good in Packers' 19-7 victory over Rams

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "It was only three series in an exhibition game. Just eight carries and one pass reception in 19 minutes of work. Brief snapshot or not running back Eddie Lacy's presence loomed large on the offense of the Green Bay Packers and the defense of the St. Louis Rams on Saturday night before a crowd..." August 18

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    Paul Imig @Paulimig

    #Packers RB coach Van Pelt confirms what was obvious today: "(Eddie Lacy) stands out (in) pass protection …shows better against those guys."

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    Tom Silverstein @TomSilverstein

    MM: Eddie Lacy didn't practice and so he's a concern for Friday night.

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    Rob Demovsky @RobDemovsky

    No surprise after his performance in the scrimmage but Eddie Lacy getting the first reps in every drill. Prob will be the starting RB

  • Packers' RB Lacy impressive during intrasquad scrimmage

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Running back Eddie Lacy showed the Green Bay Packers everything they hoped to see and more Saturday night at Lambeau Field. The muscular big back from Alabama was the standout in the annual intrasquad scrimmage before a record crowd of 63047 at the expanded 80750-seat venue on a perfect night..." August 04

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    Tyler Dunne @TyDunne

    McCarthy on Lacy conditioning: Going through test he was fine. If we had any concern about any of our guys they wouldn't be on the field.

  • Packers rookie running back Lacy has burden to carry

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "The moment Eddie Lacy steps into the Republic Chophouse, he beams. He cracks up in a scratchy, southern "heh-heh-heh!" bellow. Rays from this 70-degree day in Green Bay don't break through the dim, quaint restaurant in downtown Green Bay. Yet Lacy, those pink and turquoise "RECK-LESS" letters..." July 14

  • Packers Sign Rookie Eddie Lacy to Contract

    ACME Packing Company "The Packers 2013 rookie draft class, consisting of eleven players, will shortly have only one remaining player who has not yet agreed to a contract. The latest to come to terms is Alabama running back Eddie Lacy, the Packers' second-round pick at 61st overall. We do not know any details of..." May 30