"I think you just have to have at least a little bit of a threat at it," Rodgers said. "Because we do a lot of play-action, movement game, where we’re breaking and rolling out or just play action and throwing timing routes and the defense has to respect it enough to suck up a little bit on the fake and give you some good throwing lanes. Sometimes you can do that by just having a big-name back in there and sometimes you need to be effective doing it. We’re going to have to prove that we can run the ball."
It'll likely be recently acquired veteran Cedric Benson starting the season behind Rodgers in the backfield. Starter James Starks is out with turf toe.
In the interview, Rodgers also touched on the Packers' preseason to date, fame and a recent, unflattering Deadspin article that he's not too fond of.
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