Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy looks for an opening in the first quarter of the Green Bay Packers 22-21 victory over the Atlanta Falcons at Lambeau Field on Dec. 8. Kyle Bursaw/Press-Gazette Media
The Packers expect halfback Eddie Lacy to be in their starting lineup Sunday against Chicago despite his most recent ankle reinjury.
Lacy has been playing on a sprained ankle for several weeks and almost routinely aggravates it on game day. He lately has been working off a schedule in which he's had his foot in a protective boot for most of the week, then he practices some on Friday and plays Sunday.
That was his schedule last week, though he aggravated the injury late in the third quarter and did not return against Pittsburgh. Lacy again sat out practice Thursday, but coach Mike McCarthy said he ...