Eddie Lacy

Quarterback Russell Wilson #3 of the Seattle Seahawks in action against the Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum on August 28, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Thursday Night Football Fantasy Starters: Rodgers, Wilson And Harvin Are Must Plays

Fantasy football players are also ready to go all-in on Thursday night. Finding favorable matchups in the first game on the schedule each week gives a player a big edge going into Sunday.

09/04/2014

Running back Eddie Lacy #27 of the Green Bay Packers is tackled by cornerback Isaiah Frey #31 of the Chicago Bears during a game at Soldier Field on December 29, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Second Year For Eddie Lacy Could Push Packers To NFL’s Most Balanced Offense

Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy had a spectacular year in 2013, but improvement by Lacy and a healthy Aaron Rodgers, the Packers may just end up being the NFL’s most balanced offense in 2014.

08/30/2014

Running back LeSean McCoy #25 of the Philadelphia Eagles runs against the New York Giants during the first quarter of a game at Lincoln Financial Field on October 27, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Vick recovered the fumble. (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Fantasy Football: Top 10 NFL Running Backs To Draft

Quarterbacks are breaking records left and right in the pass-happy NFL, but that makes high-caliber running backs all the more valuable. Many of last season’s top performers appear on this list, but keep in mind there’s usually a major bust or two, likely due to the heavy workload of the position causing a hangover effect.

08/13/2014

Sheldon Richardson (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Jets DE Sheldon Richardson Named 2013 Defensive Rookie Of The Year

Jets DE Sheldon Richardson was named the NFL Defensive Rookie Of The Year. Richardson received 23 votes; Kiko Alonso, a second-round choice (46th overall), got 19 votes.

02/01/2014

ARLINGTON, TX - DECEMBER 15: Running back Eddie Lacy #27 of the Green Bay Packers runs with the ball as defensive end George Selvie #99 of the Dallas Cowboys defends during a game at AT&T Stadium on December 15, 2013 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

2013 Packers: Surmounting Injuries, Eddie Lacy’s Bright Future

The Green Bay Packers overcame some significant injuries to win the NFC North and make the playoffs, but they still lost in the first round. Here is the story of their season.

01/07/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 08: Randall Cobb #18 of the Green Bay Packers stretches across the goal line for a touchdown while being pulled down by Carlos Rogers #22 of the San Francisco 49ers in the first quarter at Candlestick Park on September 8, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

49ers, Packers Renew Rivalry In Opening Round Of Playoffs

Two of the NFL’s most decorated franchises will meet this Sunday when the Packers and 49ers meet in a NFC Wild Card matchup. The winner will move on in the playoffs, while the loser will face a disappointing end to a season that started with much higher aspirations.

12/31/2013

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - NOVEMBER 17: Victor Cruz #80 of the New York Giants celebrates his first down catch in the second half against the Green Bay Packers at MetLife Stadium on November 17, 2013 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.The New York Giants defeated the Green Bay Packers 27-13. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Team Grades: Giants Drop Packers For 4th Straight Victory

Don’t look now, but after starting their season with six straight losses, the New York Football Giants have won four games in a row. Big Blue’s latest victory, 27-13 over the Green Bay Packers, may have been their most complete game of the season and sets up an important clash with the Dallas Cowboys next week.

11/18/2013

Eli Manning (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Dottino: 3 Keys For Giants Against Banged-Up Packers

Make no mistake about it. The Giants still have many elements to improve as they attempt to win their fourth consecutive game. But the Packers are reeling – with injuries on both sides of the ball.

11/15/2013

GREEN BAY, WI - NOVEMBER 10: Scott Tolzien #16 of the Green Bay Packers is sacked by Connor Barwin #98 of the Philadelphia Eagles during the third quarter at Lambeau Field on November 10, 2013 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Philadelphia won the game 27-13. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Giants Look To Exploit Depleted Packers Squad

Two teams going in opposite directions. That would be the best way to summarize this week’s battle between the New York Giants and Green Bay Packers. The Giants started out the season with six straight losses, while the Packers won five of their first six games. Since then New York has reeled off three straight wins, and Green Bay has dropped two in a row. Will both streaks continue this week?

11/12/2013

T.J. Yeldon (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Alabama Crimson Tide Ranked No. 1, Yeldon Lets His Game Do The Talking

Chatty or not, it probably won’t be possible for T.J. Yeldon to maintain that low profile as he takes over the lead role in ‘Bama’s backfield after shining on national stages as a freshman.

08/17/2013

TUSCALOOSA, AL - SEPTEMBER 08: Eddie Lacy #42 of the Alabama Crimson Tide tries to break a tackle by Andrew Jackson #4 of the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers at Bryant-Denny Stadium on September 8, 2012 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Eddie Lacy Gives The Green Bay Packers Exactly What They Need

The Green Bay Packers drafted Alabama running back Eddie Lacy in the second round of the draft in April to fix its problematic running game. The Packers have been in the top half of the NFL in rushing just once in Mike McCarthy’s seven years as head coach. Lacy, a big and powerful back, aims to fix that.

08/04/2013

E.J. Manuel (credit: Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

2013 NFL Rookies To Watch

Dominated by linemen and defensive players, the draft lacked the name recognition and flair that skill position players bring. That doesn’t mean this year’s rookie quarterbacks, running backs, receivers, and tight ends won’t make an impact.

08/02/2013

Manti Te'o at 2013 NFL Combine (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Manti Te’o, Geno Smith Fall Out Of NFL Draft’s First Round

There were plenty of big names missing from the first round of the NFL draft Thursday night: Manti Te’o, Geno Smith, Matt Barkley. And every running back in this year’s crop.

04/26/2013

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Casey’s Call: Alabama Proves Defense Wins Championships

In a bowl season that saw several out-of-this-world offensive performances, we were all reminded last night of the oldest and truest cliché in sports.

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