Green Bay Packers running backs coach Sam Gash said he thinks Eddie Lacy can lead the NFL in rushing.
Last year, during his rookie season, Lacy finished eighth in the league with 1,178 yards in 15 games. Lacy also only had 51 yards in the first three games for the Packers.
“Without a doubt,” Gash said. “He has the capability of being the leading rusher and maybe even combined yards if he catches a lot of balls. I absolutely do think that. I think he’s a bell cow. He’s a big guy, and he’s physical.”
The JS notes that since the NFL has been recording rushing champions in 1932, the only Packer to lead the league was fullback Jim Taylor, who ran for 1,474 yards in 1962.