In a statement made by Sam Gash, the Green Bay Packers' running back coach, he believes Eddie Lacy is, "Without a doubt," perfectly capable of leading the NFL in rushing this season. He also went on to say, "I think he's a bell cow." In the 2013 season, Lacy showed flashes of league-leading potential, racking up 1,178 rushing yards as a rookie, the eighth-most rushing yards in the NFL. He also totaled 11 touchdowns.
Lacy is in a position to succeed from every aspect. The Packers' passing attack is formidable enough to keep the defense honest, allowing Lacy to ravage opponents between the tackles. Lacy has very little competition and will therefore take nearly all of the goal-line carries. Lacy also has a monster-sized motor that keeps his legs churning until the whistle. Although the cost seems high, he is an extremely safe option with support from all ends of the field. You can't go wrong with Lacy as an RB1.