Packers agree to terms with James Starks

The Green Bay Packers have retained veteran free agent running back James Starks on a two-year contract, according to CBS Sports.

Starks visited the Pittsburgh Steelers on Monday.

He rushed for 493 yards and three touchdowns last season while backing up NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year running back Eddie Lacy.

Starks is a 6-foot-2, 218-pound power back who averaged 5.5 yards per carry last season.

For his career, Starks has rushed for 1,427 yards on 322 carries with five touchdowns.

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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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