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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


Att Yds TD
71 255 1

Five Packers most impacted by lockout

Posted July 28, 2011 @ 12:08 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush identifies the five Packers players most impacted by the NFL lockout this offseason.  

Packers positional analysis: Running backs

Posted Feb. 18, 2011 @ 11:20 a.m. ET
This is the second in a series of position-by-position looks at the Packers’ personnel entering the 2011 offseason. We begin with an analysis of Green Bay’s RB situation.

Getting to know ... Packers RB James Starks

Posted Feb. 05, 2011 @ 3:54 p.m. ET
James Starks loves to watch the running styles of some great backs through history, and he thinks one day he can reach their level.

Cold foot-ball? Take the hot hands

Posted Jan. 22, 2011 @ 2:45 a.m. ET
Tom Danyluk adds his perspective to Sunday's matchups for the conference championships, looking for the factors that will prove to be the difference in each game.

Packers-Falcons prediction

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 1:27 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush offers his prediction for the divisional playoff game against the Falcons Saturday night in Atlanta.

Packers need Starks to ignite ground game in Atlanta

Posted Jan. 12, 2011 @ 1:53 p.m. ET
Each Wednesday throughout the season, PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush identifies one player, coach or area of the team that is most under the microscope. This week, Packers RB James Starks is the choice.

They said it: Packers Tuesday edition

Posted Jan. 11, 2011 @ 5:44 p.m. ET
PFW delivers a handful of noteworthy early-week quotes from Packers players a few days after Green Bay’s 21-16 wild-card victory over the Eagles.

Starks, defense keep Packers in high gear

Posted Jan. 10, 2011 @ 4:25 p.m. ET
If the Packers are to become the first No. 6 playoff seed in league history to win the Lombardi Trophy, 2010 sixth-round draft choice James Starks probably will be a major reason — as well as a defense that just keeps ...

Packers players of the week

Posted Jan. 09, 2011 @ 11:12 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush selects Green Bay’s players of the week on offense, defense and special teams in the team’s 21-16 wild-card victory over the Eagles in Philadelphia

Rodgers, Starks lead Packers past Eagles

Posted Jan. 09, 2011 @ 8:42 p.m. ET
Aaron Rodgers threw three touchdown passes, seldom-used rookie James Starks ran for 123 yards and the Packers beat Michael Vick and the Eagles 21-16 in an NFC wild-card game Sunday.

Packers-Eagles matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Jan. 08, 2011 @ 5:39 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the fifth of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ wild-card game against the Eagles in Philadelphia Sunday afternoon.

Three-and-out with Wayne Larrivee

Posted Jan. 07, 2011 @ 9:33 a.m. ET
Every week, Packers radio play-by-play man Wayne Larrivee, who also co-hosts the “Pro Football Weekly” syndicated radio show with PFW editor-publisher Hub Arkush, answers three pertinent questions about the Packers.

Packers rookie meter: Week 17

Posted Jan. 04, 2011 @ 8:55 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents his weekly report on the Packers’ 2010 rookie class. Player rundowns are in order of draft selection.

Fill-ins continue to pitch in for Packers

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 5:10 p.m. ET
In a season in which injuries have taken a mighty toll, it seems like one replacement part after another has come to the rescue for the Packers.

Packers RB Starks pulls disappearing act

Posted Jan. 01, 2011 @ 10:28 p.m. ET
After having what seemed to be a breakthrough game in Week 13, Green Bay rookie RB James Starks has again become a nonfactor, according to NFC North Whispers.


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.