According to ESPNWisconsin.com, Green Bay Packers running back James Starks suffered a significant knee injury during this past Sunday’s win over the Vikings that he could be placed on injured reserve and miss the rest of the season.
According to an NFL source, Starks was later diagnosed with a knee injury, suffered during Sunday’s 23-14 victory over the Minnesota Vikings, and it’s serious enough that he might not play again the rest of the season. The source said the Packers are mulling placing Starks on injured reserve.
“It’s not an ACL,” the source said, adding that the early evaluation was that the injury would not require surgery. But with only four regular-season games left, the Packers likely will want Starks’ roster spot for a healthy player for the stretch run.
Sadly enough, Starks is the Packers’ best running back right now and if they lose him for the season their pitiful running game will be even worse.