Although Lacy is a three-down power prospect with pass-blocking chops, he reportedly slid due to his recent hamstring woes and a nasty turf-toe injury that required surgery a year ago.
Viewed as the consensus top running back available for the majority of the pre-draft process, Lacy is an ideal pickup for a Packers team determined to add size and physicality for their expected bouts against the Seattle Seahawks and San Francisco 49ers -- the new superpowers of the NFC.
A battering ram with light feet, Lacy finally will give the Packers a true foundation back to keep defenses honest against quarterback Aaron Rodgers and the aerial attack. Credit Packers general manager Ted Thompson for addressing a team need while also picking the best player available at the end of the second round.
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