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Lacy admits he 'lost track of time' in curfew violation

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Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy has been mum on the reason Eddie Lacy's snaps were slashed, but the running back admitted Wednesday that he "lost track of time" ahead of missing curfew last week.

(Somewhere Ryan Mallett is nodding in agreement.)

Lacy said he was downstairs at the team hotel at the time.

The Packers punished the running back during the dramatic win over the Detroit Lions, holding him to just 19 snaps.

"Just be aware of time, honestly," Lacy said of what he learned from the discipline, via the Green Bay Press-Gazette. "It's a life lesson. It's a lesson learned, and then it's something that you move forward from."

Lacy said he spoke with McCarthy before the game but wouldn't divulge the extent of the discussion.

"We had a conversation internally," Lacy said, "and they know that whenever I'm out on the field I'm going to do exactly what I have to do. I'm not a guy that makes a lot of mistakes, or bad things off the field either. So that's something they know they don't have to worry about.

"We put it behind us, and we're moving forward. I think we both got things out in that conversation, and we're both moving forward from that incident."

Lacy hasn't been notorious for causing off-field scuttle, but NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported that the Packers cut ties with running back Alonzo Harris in order to keep perceived influences away from Lacy.

Lacy added it was "devastating" to see Harris cut.

With the incident behind him, we'll see if Lacy will pick up where he left off -- with back-to-back 100-yard performances.

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