NFL Buzz: Packers trade for Chiefs RB Knile Davs


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8:53 a.m. EDT October 18, 2016

Packers bolster depleted backfield

The Green Bay Packers acquired running back Knile Davis from the Kansas City Chiefs, The Kansas City Star reported on Tuesday.

The addition of Davis bolsters the Packers’ ailing backfield. Starting running back Eddie Lacy was questionable (ankle) and James Starks (knee) missed Sunday’s 30-16 loss to the Dallas Cowboys. Neither practiced on Monday ahead of Green Bay’s Thursday night game against the Chicago Bears.

Davis, who was mainly used as a returner by the Chiefs, has only one rushing attempt (minus-2 yards) this season.

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