Thursday, October 10, 2013

Week 5 Rookie Report

Big names dominated among this week’s rookies with two players from each of the first three rounds making an impact in Week 5. Just past the one-quarter mark of the season, it’s about the time when the light goes on for many rookies around the NFL and you can expect most of these players to continue to play well for their teams as the season goes on. Chris Tripodi will let you know who caught his eye from Week 5’s action.

Eddie Lacy (RB-GB)

After a concussion knocked him out early in Week 2 and allowed James Starks and Johnathan Franklin to put up 100-yard games in his absence, Lacy missed out on a 100-yard day of his own by just a yard in Green Bay’s 22-9 win over Detroit on Sunday. Franklin was set to work in a change-of-pace role until he was benched after a fumble on his third carry. Lacy had 23 carries on the game and added a reception and looks like the Packers’ feature back as long as he stays healthy.

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