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2011 Roster Evaluations: Running Backs

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In a year where Aaron Rodgers' arm fueled most of the offensive production, the Green Bay backfield was left in the shadows. James Starks picked up where he left off in the prior postseason, leaving many to believe he would become the feature back by December. Instead, a late-season resurgence by Ryan Grant kept the backfield split through the final match in January. Kudos to Mike McCarthy for calling plays around each of his backs' strengths rather than inserting any back into running plays. Grant, a known liability inside the tackles, used his speed to turn standard sweeps into sizable…

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