James Starks runs for over 100 yards

The Packers went 44 consecutive games without a running back eclipsing 100 yards.

That ended, when Green Bay began giving the ball to No. 44.

With Eddie Lacy sustaining a concussion early in the game, the Packers let James Starks carry the load, especially late in the game when Green Bay got out to a big lead over Washington in its 38-21 win. Starks finished with 20 carries for 132 yards and a touchdown.

The Redskins' defense is one of the league's worst so expectations should be slightly tempered moving forward. It is also worth mentioning that quarterback Aaron Rodgers had a superb day, completing 34 of 42 passes for 480 yards, four touchdowns and zero interceptions.

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Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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