James Starks RUMORS & NEWS

  • James Starks returns to Packers

    Pro Football Talk "The Packers will bring back both of their top running backs from the 2015 season. Adam Caplan of ESPN reports that James Starks has agreed to terms with the Packers on a new contract. Starks was an unrestricted free agent and visited with the Patriots before agreeing to return to Green Bay." March 18

  • 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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    Rob Demovsky @RobDemovsky

    McCarthy said James Starks looked good in practice. "Hope he plays." #Packers

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Packers now expected to bring back RB James Starks on a two-year deal, per source; deal considered imminent.

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    Tyler Dunne @TyDunne

    Also sounds like GB still interested in re-signing James Starks. Difficult decisions ahead at RB behind Eddie Lacy. Franklin, Harris in mix.

  • Packers RB James Starks could be Big Blue's 'contingency plan'

    Newark Star-Ledger "Giants running David Wilson underwent successful neck surgery on Thursday for a herniated disk in his spine. The club expects him to be ready for next season but nothing is certain when dealing with the delicate neck and spine areas. That Wilson plays the physically demanding and punishing..." January 18

  • 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' James Starks keeps positive outlook on knee injury

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Injured again in sweats standing along the sideline at the Oneida St. practice field while his teammates were getting ready for a game against the Baltimore Ravens Green Bay Packers running back James Starks wore an expression not befitting his circumstance. Starks has been in this position..." October 11

  • Packers rule out RB James Starks, CB Casey Hayward for Week 5

    CBS Sports "It doesn't look like the bye week was enough time for injured James Starks to heal his injured knee. Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy said on Wednesday that he's not expecting Starks back for at least 'a couple of weeks' according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Starks injured his knee..." October 02

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    Tom Silverstein @TomSilverstein

    #Packers practice: LB Clay Matthews RB James Starks TE Jermichael Finley RB John Kuhn CB Jarrett Bush and CB Casey Hayward are out.

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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

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    Jason Wilde @jasonjwilde

    McCarthy says James Starks "will get the starting opportunity this week" regardless of Lacy's status evidently. #Packers

  • Finding a new 1-2 running back punch

    ESPN "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

  • Don’t Count Out James Starks At Running Back Just Yet

    Lombardi Ave "We’re not even into a full week of training camp and the Green Bay Packers running back situation is already looking really interesting. Only four practices have transpired two of those padded so it’s easy to overreact to the small sampling of football we’ve seen from the players so far. So..." August 01