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Success of Packers running back Harris shows good things come in small packages

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    Green Bay Packers running back DuJuan Harris (26) spins around as he tries to avoid getting tackled by Minnesota Vikings free safety Harrison Smith (22) during the first half of an NFL wild card playoff football game Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps) (The Associated Press)

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    Green Bay Packers running back DuJuan Harris (26) gets tackled by Minnesota Vikings outside linebacker Erin Henderson (50) during the second half of an NFL wild card playoff football game Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps) (The Associated Press)

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    Green Bay Packers running back DuJuan Harris (26) runs during the first half of an NFL wild card playoff football game against the Minnesota Vikings Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, in Green Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps) (The Associated Press)

DuJuan Harris wasn't much of a car salesman. Didn't sell a single one, in fact, in the week he was working at a Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge dealership in Jacksonville, Fla.

That's OK. As the Green Bay Packers have discovered — and the rest of the NFL is quickly learning — the pint-sized running back is far better suited for a job in the NFL.

Elevated from the practice squad Dec. 1, Harris' speed, elusiveness and surprising power have helped give the Packers the consistent run game they've been trying to find all season. The Packers (12-5) play at San Francisco (11-4-1) on Saturday in an NFC divisional game.

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