GREEN BAY, Wis. -- It sounds like Cedric Benson is about to officially be named the Packers' starting running back for this season.
Benson's biggest competition for that spot during Green Bay's recent training camp practices has been second-year running back Alex Green. However, with Green still somewhat limited 10 months after tearing his ACL, Benson will likely get the nod as the starter.
"Cedric is leading off," Green told FOXSportsWisconsin.com when asked if he or Benson would be starting when the Packers begin the regular season on Sept. 9.
Green added that it could be a "combo" effort between he and Benson, with the coaching staff further addressing the situation on Wednesday.
"He's doing a great job of picking things up," Green said of Benson, who signed with the Packers on Aug. 12. "He's a very smart player, obviously a good running back. We're just working with what we got right now and making the best of it."
Green started the team's third preseason game last week, wi...