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Podcast: Knee-Jerk Reaction to Packers Second Round Choice Eddie Lacy

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Podcast: Knee-Jerk Reaction to Packers Second Round Choice Eddie Lacy

Alabama running back Eddie Lacy. Photo by Brian Carriveau of Cheesehead TV.

Immediately after the Packers made Alabama running back Eddie Lacy their second round selection on Friday night, we went on air here at Cheesehead TV for instant reaction and analysis of the pick. I enlisted the help of our very own Jayme Joers who did the running backs section of our Pro Football Draft Preview guide. We talked about the power element Lacy will bring to the Packers ground game, but also touched upon his hamstring injury and debated whether his dedication can be called into question.

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Brian Carriveau is the author of "It's Just a Game: Big League Drama in Small Town America," a member of the Pro Football Writers of America and an editor at Cheesehead TV. To contact Brian, email carriveau@uwalumni.com.

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NashvillePacker's picture

Pretty simple really. He was considered an option at 26 and was great value at 61. He complements Harris perfectly and fills a void at short yardage back. Also durability concerns seem fair but maybe overblown.

mani2packers's picture

Didn't some guy named Adrian Peterson have injury concerns coming out of college?

Fish/Crane's picture

this is funny to listen to them talk about Franklin...a day later they got him too!

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