James Starks news, rumors and stats

 

James Starks

Green Bay Packers
Running Back

Ht: 6.2 | Wt: 218

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YearTmGRushRush YdsRush AvgRush TDRush 2ptRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDRec 2ptTchsTot YdsFum Lost
2010GBP3291013.48002157.5000311160
2011GBP131335784.3510292167.45001627941
2012GBP6712553.59104317.7500752860
2013GBP13894935.543010898.9010995820
Average:813574101188800924450
Total:32214274504535181036717781

Packers | James Starks expected to practice

Wed, 03 Aug 2016 15:16:20 -0700

Green Bay Packers RB James Starks (undisclosed) is expected to participate in practice Wednesday, Aug. 3, after he missed practice Monday, Aug. 1, because of an undisclosed reason, according to head coach Mike McCarthy.

Fantasy Tip: It appears that Starks is dealing with a minor injury, but he could sit out the first preseason game as a precaution. Eddie Lacy will be the starting running back this season, but Starks should receive a solid amount of playing time and be used in the running and passing game. He should be a middle- to late-round option in most leagues.

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Packers | James Starks a red-zone weapon?

Fri, 22 Jul 2016 22:43:19 -0700

Green Bay Packers RB James Starks' ability on screen passes makes him a weapon in the red zone, running backs coach Ben Sirmans said.

Fantasy Tip: Starks' ability as a pass-catcher should earn him a steady role in the offense and make him a RB3 candidate, especially in PPR formats. His value could receive a further boost if Eddie Lacy can't stay in shape and falls out favor.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Bob McGinn

Packers | Eddie Lacy must impact passing game

Fri, 22 Jul 2016 22:31:32 -0700

Green Bay Packers RB Eddie Lacy will be pushed into the passing game, according to running backs coach Ben Sirmans, but Sirmans said Lacy will have to beat man coverage. Last year, RB James Starks played 68 more snaps than Lacy and caught 27 more passes.

Fantasy Tip: Lacy's inability to stay in shape has opened the door for Starks to take on a bigger role. Both backs are RB3 candidates, but Starks is the better bet in PPR formats.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Bob McGinn

Packers | James Starks deal for two years

Fri, 18 Mar 2016 07:09:58 -0700

Updating an earlier report, Green Bay Packers RB James Starks' deal is for two years and $6 million, according to a source.

Fantasy Tip: Eddie Lacy appears to be on his last leg with the club, but he has reportedly trimmed down this offseason. Starks will at least split the work with Lacy entering the season, and both are a low-end RB3 in fantasy.

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Packers | James Starks re-signs with Packers

Fri, 18 Mar 2016 05:59:46 -0700

Free-agent RB James Starks (Packers) re-signed with the Green Bay Packers Friday, March 18, on an undisclosed contract.

Fantasy Tip: Starks returns to an unsettled situation at running back, and he could be a low-end RB3 in fantasy.

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Patriots | James Starks visiting Pats

Thu, 10 Mar 2016 12:52:23 -0800

Free-agent RB James Starks (Packers) and TE Clay Harbor (Jaguars) are both visiting the New England Patriots Thursday, March 10.

Fantasy Tip: The Pats definitely need to upgrade their running back with both LeGarrette Blount and Steven Jackson likely on their way out. Starks could fit the bill as an RB2 if he's given the lion's share of the workload in New England, but given the way the Patriots typically distribute touches in their backfield, he'd probably be safer as your third back. Harbor would strictly be tight end blocking depth and doesn't deserve attention in fantasy.

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Packers | Matt Forte a fit in Green Bay?

Fri, 12 Feb 2016 08:36:52 -0800

Chicago Bears impending free-agent RB Matt Forte would be an ideal fit for the Green Bay Packers, in the opinion of the Chicago Tribune's Brad Biggs. Packers RB James Starks will be a free agent, and RB Eddie Lacy had a down year in 2015.

Fantasy Tip: Forte's fantasy value would probably be more fruitful elsewhere unless the Pack heavily reduced Lacy's workload. However, Forte is a high-end RB2 in PPR leagues at worst.

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Packers | James Starks could seek job elsewhere

Wed, 03 Feb 2016 21:58:23 -0800

Green Bay Packers impending free-agent RB James Starks is set to turn 30 later this month. While that is generally an age running backs see a decline, he has plenty of tread on the tires with just 555 carries in six NFL seasons. He might seek a chance at a No. 1 running back job elsewhere.

Fantasy Tip: Starks showed a lot more burst than Eddie Lacy last season, and he showed he can play at a high level for long lengths of time. He'll be an interesting player to watch heading into 2016 if he moves to another organization.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - Rob Reischel

Packers | James Starks to seek starting spot

Tue, 19 Jan 2016 08:43:13 -0800

Green Bay Packers impending free-agent RB James Starks wants to find an opportunity to start.

Fantasy Tip: Starks has been good in limited windows and could be an RB3 candidate if he lands a major role elsewhere.

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Packers | James Starks finds end zone

Sun, 10 Jan 2016 18:36:25 -0800

Green Bay Packers RB James Starks carried 12 times for 53 yards and a touchdown in the NFC Wild Card Game Sunday, Jan. 10, against the Washington Redskins. He added two receptions for 12 yards.

Fantasy Tip: Starks and Eddie Lacy split the carries right down the middle with 12 apiece. The added bonus of Starks' receiving ability, as well as his slightly lower salary, makes him the more attractive FantasyScore option heading into next weekend's playoff game against the Arizona Cardinals.

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