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Eddie Lacy out for remainder of Seahawks game, but X-rays on ankle reportedly negative

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The Packers top rusher left the game with an ankle injury.

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The Green Bay Packers can't seem to catch a break with injuries. Top running back Eddie Lacy exited Sunday night's game against the Seattle Seahawk's with an ankle injury and is questionable to return.

Lacy took part in the team's first two series without appearing to suffer any injury. However, the tailback spent the team's third series receiving attention from the team's medical staff, attempting to re-tap his ankle and return to the game. However, after attempting to push off the injured joint with little success, he took the cart to the locker room. It should be noted that Lacy rode shotgun on the way off the sideline rather than seated in the back of the cart.

If Lacy cannot return, James Starks would become the Packers' lead back the rest of the way. Green Bay does not have a third running back active for Sunday night's game against the Seahawks, meaning that if Starks comes out, John Kuhn would take over in the backfield.

UPDATE: ESPN's Adam Schefter reports that X-rays on Lacy's ankle came back negative. No timetable for return.

Jason B. Hirschhorn covers the Green Bay Packers for Acme Packing Company. He also serves as an NFL writer for SB Nation and Sports on Earth and is a member of the Pro Football Writers of America.