Wednesday, 20 September, 2017

Seahawks RB Eddie Lacy earns weight bonus for second time

October 16 2016 Green Bay Packers Running Back Eddie Lacy runs during the Dallas Cowboys 30-16 victory over the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field in Green Bay WI Larry Radloff Icon Sportswire
Vera Richards | 13 June, 2017, 07:46

Seattle is giving Lacy another chance to redeem himself in the National Football League with the caveat of several much-publicised weight clauses into his contract. On Monday he earned his June incentive money by coming in under his 250-pound goal. While the Seahawks have not officially announced is weight, the firm that represents Lacy confirmed he made his weight.

Let's be honest here, one order of General Tso's chicken could've put Lacy over the 250 mark and cost him $55,000.

It comes a month after Lacy came in at 253 pounds - two pounds under the goal of 255.

Lacy has been participating in OTAs on a limited basis as he continues to recover from an ankle injury.

"Challenges. As a competitor, you want to be challenged", Lacy said of the weigh-ins, per of ESPN.com.

One of the biggest complaints about #Eddie Lacy, when he was playing for the Green Bay Packers, was that he couldn't stay in shape and played with too much weight. After breaking out his first two National Football League seasons, Lacy had over 2,200 rushing yards and 20 touchdowns during that time, he rushed for just three touchdowns and 1,011 total yards his finish two years with the Packers. He also ranked second in avoided tackles. The Seahawks have not had a legitimate running game since Marshawn Lynch retired and Lacy could be that answer. In 2015, Rawls was excellent before being injured. Neither could running back C.J. Prosise.

We don't know the specific weight for Lacy, but who really cares?

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