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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

Forget savior's role for Packers RB Grant

Posted Dec. 07, 2012 @ 4:10 p.m. ET
While RB Ryan Grant is not expected to reclaim the No. 1 role he once filled for the Packers, we hear he is expected to contribute down the stretch.

With Starks hurt, Packers bring back Grant

Posted Dec. 05, 2012 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
The Packers brought back RB Ryan Grant, Jason Wilde of ESPNMilwaukee.com first reported.

Starks shaping up as Packers' primary RB

Posted Nov. 23, 2012 @ 12:40 p.m. ET
It’s starting to look like James Starks is going to carry the load in the Packers’ ground attack the same way he did in 2010.

Group effort required for Packers to replace Benson

Posted Oct. 11, 2012 @ 10:15 p.m. ET
For better or worse, the Packers’ ground game is back to square one after losing RB Cedric Benson with a foot injury.

Packers place RB Benson on new I.R. list

Posted Oct. 10, 2012 @ 3:17 p.m. ET
The Packers placed RB Cedric Benson on the injured reserve list with the designation to return.

Packers LB Bishop's season 'in jeopardy'

Posted Aug. 11, 2012 @ 9:57 p.m. ET
Packers LB Desmond Bishop needs surgery and his season is in jeopardy, head coach Mike McCarthy told reporters Saturday night.

They said it: Packers divisional playoff edition

Posted Jan. 12, 2012 @ 11:44 a.m. ET
PFW delivers a handful of noteworthy quotes from Packers players and coaches in advance of the team's playoff opener vs. the Giants this Sunday at Lambeau Field.

Packers-Giants matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Dec. 01, 2011 @ 2:17 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the third of five key matchups in the Packers' Week 13 game against the Giants at the Meadowlands Sunday.  

Packers 60-second rant: Look for points aplenty on Turkey Day

Posted Nov. 22, 2011 @ 6:55 p.m. ET
In his rant this week, PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush predicts a high-scoring affair is on tap Thursday in the Motor City.  

Packers-Chargers matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Nov. 05, 2011 @ 1:05 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the fifth of five key matchups in the Packers' Week Eight game this Sunday against the Chargers in San Diego.   

Packers stock report: Week Seven

Posted Oct. 24, 2011 @ 3:38 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush identifies three players or position groups on the rise as well as three players or position groups going in the opposite direction.  

They said it: Packers Week Five edition

Posted Oct. 06, 2011 @ 2:33 p.m. ET
PFW presents some noteworthy quotes from Packers players and coaches leading up to the team's Week Five game this Sunday evening in Atlanta.    

Broncos-Packers matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Oct. 01, 2011 @ 2:01 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the fifth of five key matchups in the Packers' Week Four game against the Broncos at Lambeau Field Sunday.   

Grant, Bulaga out for Week Four

Posted Sept. 30, 2011 @ 3 p.m. ET
Packers RB Ryan Grant and ORT Bryan Bulaga have been ruled out of the team's Week Four matchup with the Broncos because of injuries, Green Bay head coach Mike McCarthy said on Friday.

Packers-Panthers matchup of the day: Thursday

Posted Sept. 15, 2011 @ 3:25 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the third of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers' Week Two game at Carolina.

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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