(10/24/14) The Packers have placed four players on their Friday injury report - and each has a different designation. Included are defensive backs Sam Shields (knee), who is doubtful, and questionable Morgan Burnett (calf). Green Bay is preparing to play at New Orleans on Sunday night.
Defensive end Datone Jones has been ruled out with an ankle injury. Running back James Starks is also dealing with an ankle issue, but he is probable.
Packers RB James Starks able to practice Thursday
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(10/23/14) Packers running back James Starks was back on the practice field Thursday after sitting out Wednesday due to an ankle injury he suffered Week 7. The Packers are preparing to face the Saints in Week 8.
Packers RB James Starks sits out
by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(10/22/14) Packers running back James Starks, who left Sunday's win over Carolina with an ankle injury, did not practice Wednesday, reports the Green Bay Press-Gazette. His status for Sunday's game at New Orleans is uncertain.
Starks ripped a 13-yard run, barreling into the end zone to give his team a 21-0 lead in the opening quarter. He sustained the injury in the third quarter and was ruled questionable to return to the game. He had seven carries for 36 yards and a score before leaving the game.
Packers RB James Starks steps up in fourth quarter vs. Miami
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(10/12/14) Packers running back James Starks made his presence felt in the late stages of Sunday's win over the Dolphins in Week 6.
Starks racked up 40 of his 42 total yards in the fourth quarter, including 23 yards on the final drive which resulted in a game-winning touchdown to Andrew Quarless with three seconds remaining the game. He finished the game with eight carries for 31 yards and caught two of five targets for 11 yards in a 27-24 victory.
The Packers will host the Panthers in Week 7.
10/24/2014 17:10 Week 8 Fantasy Cheat Sheet
Start the second half of your Fantasy season off on the right foot in Week 8 by making sound lineup decisions. Dave Richard shares his outlook on every player in his Fantasy Cheat Sheet.
10/24/2014 16:58 The Daily Dose for Week 8
Starting with Tony Romo and bargains Darren McFadden and Jerick McKinnon in the backfield, Jamey Eisenberg analyzes good and bad FanDuel values for Week 8.
10/23/2014 10:10 Week 8 Start 'Em and Sit 'Em
Shane Vereen sure looked great in his first game of 2014 without Stevan Ridley. Jamey Eisenberg likes his chanes of keeping it going in Week 8 and explains in his Start 'Em and Sit 'Em.
James Starks re-signed with the Packers this spring, making him the most likely candidate to back up Eddie Lacy this fall. Of course, he'll have to fend off the likes of DuJuan Harris and Jonathan Franklin for that right. Starks only has real value as a handcuff to Lacy – if something happens to the second-year bruiser then Starks would catapult into Top 20 range at the running back position. But until then, he can be safely taken with a late-round pick.