The Packers' high-profile free-agent signings—Reggie White, Mark Clayton, Bill Maas, Harry Galbreath and Tunch Ilkin—raised expectations in Green Bay but failed to address the team's weakness at running back. Green Bay's backfield includes Edgar Bennett (below), who gained 214 yards last year; John Stephens, whose 75-yard game in the Packers' opener this year was his best since 1990; and Darrell Thompson, a former No. 1 draft pick who has never rushed for 100 yards in an NFL game. So far in '93 the Pack has averaged 98.7 yards rushing per game and ranks 16th in the league.
At that pace, if Green Bay makes the playoffs and wins a game, it could become the seventh team in NFL history to win a postseason game despite averaging fewer than 100 yards per game rushing. Here are the six who have accomplished that.
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