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Notebook: Starks, Green will continue sharing job

9:57 PM, Nov. 19, 2012
Green Bay Packers running back James Starks (44) fights off Detroit Lions linebacker Stephen Tulloch (55) during the second quarter of Sunday's game at Ford Field in Detroit. Packers guard Josh Sitton (71) is at left. Evan Siegle/Press-Gazette
Green Bay Packers running back James Starks (44) fights off Detroit Lions linebacker Stephen Tulloch (55) during the second quarter of Sunday's game at Ford Field in Detroit. Packers guard Josh Sitton (71) is at left. Evan Siegle/Press-Gazette
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James Starks hasn't run away with the Green Bay Packers' starting running back job quite yet.

While the 6-foot-2, 218-pound running back saw his heaviest workload in two-plus NFL seasons during Sunday's 24-20 win over Detroit, the Packers still plan to incorporate Alex Green into their backfield rotation.

After having three consecutive 20-carry performances last month, Green was relegated to no carries and only six offensive snaps on Sunday as the Packers decided to put the ball into the hands of Starks, who rushed 25 times for 74 yards. In a platoon with Ryan Grant last season, Starks never ...

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