Posted August 20, 2012 on gnb.scout.com
When he stepped on the practice field on Sunday, Cedric Benson had six practices and two preseason games to get ready for the regular season. To get ready, Benson has joined the quarterbacks' meetings. That and more from Monday at Ray Nitschke Field.
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Benson Expected To Start For Packers

According to the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Cedric Benson is expected to be the Packers' Week 1 starter at running back.Fantasy Spin:Benson is the healthiest halfback Green Bay has right now so it's not surprising that he has the inside track on the starting job at this point. Benson has quietly racked up three consecutive 1,000 yard seasons. He's unlikely to reach that...

Cedric Benson looking forward to putting “a licking” on the Bengals this week

Getty Images Former Bengals running back Cedric Benson is looking forward to going up against his former team this week when he suits up as a member of the Green Bay Packers. “It’s going to be fun, to say the least,” said Benson per Cincinnati.com.  “It’ll be good just to go against that defense. I’ve seen all those guys coming in, I’ve seen them work together, so...

Benson’s Only Incentive Is To Win

Veteran running back Cedric Benson rushed for 1,067 yards last season Cedric Benson signed a one-year contract worth the veteran’s minimum ($825,000) earlier in the week. That’s not surprising. A 29-year-old running back with baggage isn’t going to command much coin in today’s NFL. The surprise is that the deal includes no incentives. But after listening to what the former...

Packers RB Cedric Benson looking to run over Bengals on Thursday

One of the players that Players View has followed very closely this year is Packers running back Cedric Benson. As he moved away from the Bengals and into free agency it took longer than we projected for him to find a home but once he did, it looks like he found one that will stick. Please click the link below to read this story

The Green Bay Packers Ready for Cincinnati Bengals

The Green Bay Packers are not scheduled to practice today as game three of the preseason is on tap for Thursday night. The 2-0 Cincinnati Bengals will host the Green Bay Packers at six p.m. Thursday night. Both teams saw playoff action during the 2011 NFL playoffs and Green Bay head coach Mike McCarthy plans on an extended look at the starting offense during the third preseason...

Benson was drafted 20 spots before Rodgers

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Aaron Rodgers has not forgotten what it was like sitting in the green room during the 2005 NFL draft, waiting around as 23 other players were picked before the Green Bay Packers finally called his name. Cedric Benson, recently signed by the Packers, was one of the players Rodgers had to watch take the stage, shake the commissioner's hand and put on the hat...

Fantasy Football 2012 Sleepers: The Comeback

The 2012 fantasy football is full of former early-round busts. Yet many of these busts are poised for big comebacks. Here are just a few former fantasy boom to bust sleepers that have the potential to bring you back major value in your fantasy football season.
Packers News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.