Eddie Lacy RUMORS & NEWS

  • Reports suggest the Packers could move on from Eddie Lacy after this year

    Packers.com "The Packers have gone two straight years without drafting a running back. It might be prudent to stop the streak there. For the fourth straight year, the Packers will head into the season with the usual 1-2 punch at running back in Eddie Lacy and James Starks, but there’s very little certainty..." April 16

  • Slimmed-down Eddie Lacy will make Packers happy

    NFL.com "Shortly after challenging Eddie Lacy to streamline his body in January, Packers coach Mike McCarthy expressed "great confidence" that the rotund running back would report to offseason practices in better shape. Appearing on Tuesday's edition of NFL Network's NFL HQ, NFL Media's Albert Breer..." April 12

  • Packers need to hedge bet on Lacy, draft RB

    PackersNews.com "Eddie Lacy looks great. In a photo posted on Facebook in early March by one of his new workout partners and another more recently sent by a fan to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Lacy appears much slimmer than he did last season. Both shots are basically from the waist up, and the difference..." March 31

  • Packers' Eddie Lacy is shockingly skinny

    CBS Sports "Reports of a player's weight issues typically don't persist through an entire season. Those reports are usually offseason stories, flaring up when players first rejoin their teams and ending by the time the games begin to matter. Eddie Lacy experienced something different last season. The..." March 25

  • Lacy's weight loss impresses McCarthy

    ACME Packing Company "The NFL's annual owners meetings bring about discussion regarding rule changes and safety measures. However, they also give coaches the opportunity to meet with the media during an otherwise quiet period of the offseason. Green Bay Packers headman Mike McCarthy spoke on Tuesday, and he had..." March 23

  • Eddie Lacy looks shredded after working out with P90X trainer

    CBS Sports "Eddie Lacy's body weight has been a whole thing ever since he entered the NFL. There were concerns about the way he looked in training camp, which was basically explained as "he's not photogenic." This was particularly true when Lacy blew up in 2014. Not so much in 2015, when he struggled badly..." March 02

  • Mike McCarthy: We didn’t ask Eddie Lacy to lose 30 pounds

    Pro Football Talk "Packers coach Mike McCarthy kicked off the offseason by saying that running back Eddie Lacy can’t play at the same weight in 2016 that he played at in 2015, so there’s no doubt that the Packers asked Lacy to drop some pounds this offseason. McCarthy disputes just how much fat they wanted Lacy..." February 26

  • Packers coach's poorly worded praise for Eddie Lacy: 'He's very hungry'

    CBS Sports "The Packers hired Ben Sirmans this offseason to coach the team's running backs. They did not hire Ben Sirmans because he's a wordsmith. We know this because of what happened on Thursday. On Thursday, Sirmans tried to praise overweight running back Eddie Lacy. Instead, he learned a valuable..." February 19

  • Cobb calls punctured lung “scary,” says Packers players believe in Lacy

    Pro Football Talk "Packers wide receiver Randall Cobb was last seen on the field making a highlight-reel catch in a divisional playoff game in Arizona that was negated by a penalty. Cobb was slow getting up and knew something was wrong, but until he started coughing up blood a few minutes later, he thought he was..." February 03

  • Packers want Eddie Lacy to lose 30 pounds

    Pro Football Talk "We knew Packers coach Mike McCarthy wanted Eddie Lacy to shape up this offseason, and now we know a specific target for Lacy to lose. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports that the Packers want Lacy to lose 30 pounds, and Lacy is committed to accomplishing that before the season starts. Lacy..." February 01

  • Eddie Lacy talking to P90X creator about training

    TMZ "Eddie Lacy is no dummy ... and knows if one of the biggest fitness gurus in the country offers to whip your butt in shape -- you listen. TMZ Sports has learned ... Lacy's people have been in touch with P90X creator Tony Horton -- after Tony offered to PERSONALLY train the Green Bay Packers..." January 26

  • Mike McCarthy tells Eddie Lacy to shape up or ship out

    Pro Football Talk "In unusually blunt terms, Packers coach Mike McCarthy acknowledged today what has long been suspected: Eddie Lacy isn’t in good enough shape. McCarthy said Lacy is overweight, and that if he doesn’t lose weight this offseason, he’s not going to be on the field for the Packers in the..." January 19

  • Eddie Lacy expected to be No. 1 back for Packers on Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "Packers running back Eddie Lacy has had a rough season in 2015 as injuries, lack of productivity and a curfew violation have all led to cuts in playing time at various points during the season. That curfew violation came before the team’s Week 13 game against the Lions and led to Lacy watching..." December 13

  • Lacy admits he 'lost track of time' in curfew violation

    NFL.com "Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy has been mum on the reason Eddie Lacy's snaps were slashed, but the running back admitted Wednesday that he "lost track of time" ahead of missing curfew last week. (Somewhere Ryan Mallett is nodding in agreement.) Lacy said he was downstairs at the team..." December 10

  • Packers' McCarthy: Lacy 'rejuvenated' by benching

    The Score "The punishment handed down from the Green Bay Packers to running back Eddie Lacy did just the trick, says the guy who doled out the punishment. Head coach Mike McCarthy, who gave Lacy five carries on Thursday after Lacy reportedly missed curfew the night before, said the message got through to..." December 08

  • Bad influence on Lacy? Packers won't bring back Alonzo Harris

    Larry Brown Sports "You know how grade school teachers will often have trouble-makers sit on opposite sides of the classroom to avoid a potential problem? Apparently the Green Bay Packers have decided to do something like that with Eddie Lacy and another running back. Coming off his two best games of the season,..." December 06

  • Sources: Eddie Lacy missed curfew Wednesday night

    ESPN "Packers running backs Eddie Lacy and Alonzo Harris both missed curfew Wednesday night in Detroit, according to two NFL sources. The Packers demoted Lacy for Thursday night's game against the Lions and cut Harris only hours before kickoff. Despite coming off his best two games of the season,..." December 05

  • Packers RB Eddie Lacy declines to reveal reason for limited role

    ESPN "Something happened between Eddie Lacy's two most productive performances of the season and Thursday night’s game against the Detroit Lions. But no one was willing to say what it was. “I don’t feel as though that’s something I should get into yet,” Lacy said during his brief comments..." December 04

  • 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