Hope among Green Bay Packer faithful (and fantasy players alike) is that the team will give Eddie Lacy free reign to run wild this season, but according to the Green Bay Press-Gazette that isn’t going to the case. At least not completely.
Weston Hodkiewicz believes that while the Packers will give Lacy first crack at being the starter, they’re likely to mix in Harris to create a ‘one-two punch’ attack.
It didn’t matter whether it was DuJuan Harris, Eddie Lacy or Jim Taylor running the ball, the Packers’ backfield couldn’t touch the second level against the Seahawks, who kept their first-team defense in through the first series of the second half.The Packers’ probable one-two backfield punch of DuJuan Harris and Eddie Lacy combined for minue-3 yards on 11 carries before Harris left in the first half with a knee injury sustained on the tail end of an 11-yard screen pass from Graham Harrell.
Lacy has been the far superior back during training camp and has all but sealed up the starting job. Harris on the other hand has been iffy at best, but apparently still will factor in to create the two-headed running back attack.