Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy has been named the

Eddie Lacy

Eddie Lacy

Associated Press offensive rookie of the year.

Lacy ranked No. 1 in the league among rookies and No. 8 among all players with 1,178 rushing yards this season, despite missing one full game and nearly all of another due to a concussion.

Lacy ranks No. 1 in franchise history for the most rushing yards by a rookie in a single season, number-1 in attempts (284), and tied for No. 1 for most 100-yard rushing games by a rookie with four.

Lacy received 35 votes in the rookie balloting.  San Diego WR Keenan Allen was next with 12 votes.


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