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James Starks

James Starks - #44 - RB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 218 lbs.
Birthday 02/25/1986
Birthplace Niagara Falls, NY
College Buffalo
Years played 4
Drafted 2010, 6th round, 24th pick by Packers

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Att Yds TD
71 255 1

Many similarities between Steelers, Packers

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 10:04 p.m. ET
Although both teams have a good mix of youth and experience, don't be surprised if one of the veteran leaders makes the game-winning play.

Key coaches for the Packers' and Steelers' defensive staffs

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 9:42 p.m. ET
Taking a closer look at some key coaches on the defensive staffs of the Packers and the Steelers.

Packers' Friday practice report

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 8:49 p.m. ET
Following the Packers' final full practice, head coach Mike McCarthy characterized his team as "loose but confident," according to a pool report filed by Jim Trotter.

Steelers set to go without Pouncey, Smith

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 7:18 p.m. ET
The Steelers wrapped up their Friday practice session, moving on with the news that neither C Maurkice Pouncey nor DE Aaron Smith would be able to play Sunday.

McCarthy talks motivational tactics Friday

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 5:25 p.m. ET
Packers coach Mike McCarthy talked about the weather, motivational tactics and more in his final press conference before Sunday's Super Bowl.

McCarthy would be 'shocked' if injured Driver does not play Sunday

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 12:25 p.m. ET
Packers WR Donald Driver will be held out of practice again Friday, but he's expected to play in the Super Bowl, head coach Mike McCarthy said Friday.

They Said It: Super Bowl edition

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 12:19 p.m. ET
Quotes from some of the key Steelers and Packers players and coaches leading up to Super Bowl XLV.

Steelers' offensive line answers critics, opens holes

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 11:42 a.m. ET
The Steelers' O-line once more is being questioned. But if it wins a Super Bowl, after everything it has endured, the critics will be silenced.

Tomlin: 'I'm a robot'

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 11:05 a.m. ET
Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin gave his final press conference before Super Bowl XLV and issued one memorable statement.

Packers Super Bowl flashback

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 10:04 a.m. ET
PFW continues to recap the Packers' previous four trips to the Super Bowl. The Packers were victorious in their first three Super Bowl apperances, but their luck ran out in Super Bowl XXXII as they were defeated by the Broncos.

Packers by the numbers

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 10:03 a.m. ET
Every other day leading up to Super Sunday, the Pro Football Weekly Packers team app presents a handful of interesting factoids on this year’s NFC champs on a broad variety of levels.  

Super Bowl XLV matchup of the day: Friday

Posted Feb. 04, 2011 @ 8 a.m. ET
In the fifth of six Super Bowl matchups we're highlighting, we examine how the Steelers' wide receivers match up with the Packers' defensive backs.

Roethlisberger lights up practice

Posted Feb. 03, 2011 @ 11:18 p.m. ET
According to the NFL's pool report, QB Ben Roethlisberger was hot during practice on Thursday during the Steelers' practice at Texas Christian University.

Packers 60-second rant: Weather creates Super headache

Posted Feb. 03, 2011 @ 11:16 p.m. ET
In his rant this week, PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush reflects on the weather — both down in Dallas and in his home base of Chicago — before offering a bold Super Sunday prediction.

Bulaga says Packers’ chaplain a scary movie buff

Posted Feb. 03, 2011 @ 10:06 p.m. ET
A peculiar conversation during Super Bowl week came Thursday when Packers ORT Bryan Bulaga spoke about the team's Catholic chaplain.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 30, 2011
Starks (knee/ankle) won't play in the regular-season finale.||||||| The Packers will have a first-round bye and won't play again until Jan. 15.
Posted Dec. 09, 2011
Starks will miss his second straight game because of an ankle injury and Brandon Saine is out after sustaining a concussion, leaving the Green Bay Packers with only two running backs for Sunday's game against Kansas City.||||||| Make sure to get Starks on the bench before its too late. Even if healthy, he makes for a poor play against the Chicago Bears in Week 16.
Posted Nov. 23, 2011
Starks was active for Thursday's game against the Lions. He was listed as questionable with knee and ankle injuries after he was hurt late in last week's win against Tampa Bay.||||||| Coach Mike McCarthy said the decision would be made before the game. Starks, the team's top rusher, was listed as questionable on the injury report after participating in a short walk-through session Wednesday. Starks suffered a sprained knee and an ankle injury in the final minutes of the win over Tampa Bay on Sunday. He was a limited participant in practice Tuesday, the only extensive on-field work the Packers had this week.
Posted Nov. 21, 2011
Starks has a sprained knee and a sore ankle, leaving his availability in doubt for the Green Bay Packers' game at Detroit on Thanksgiving Day.||||||| Starks hurt his knee late in the fourth quarter of Sunday's victory over Tampa Bay. The Packers did not practice Monday, but Starks likely would not have been able to go if they did. Packers coach Mike McCarthy says the injury isn't as bad as it appeared to be initially, and is holding out hope that Starks might be able to practice Tuesday.
Posted Nov. 07, 2011
Starks led the Packers in rushing Sunday in a 45-38 win over the Chargers.||||||| He had 66 yards on 13 carries and one reception for nine yards.

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