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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.&qu...
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Aaron Rodgers certainly wasn't doing a celebration after this interview. While taking questions from the media, there wasn't just microphones in his face. Packers' Fullback John Kuhn weaved through the reporters like they were the defensive line and managed to give Rodgers a face full of shaving cream (he was probably due for a shave anyways).I wonder if Rodgers will...
The Green Bay Packers have placed linebacker Desmond Bishop on injured reserve, ending his season.
Bishop tore his right hamstring in the team's first preseason game at San Diego. Packers coach Mike McCarthy said at the time that Bishop's season was in jeopardy. He had to have surgery, so Monday's move was widely expected.
The Packers also placed running back Du'...
Second-year offensive tackle Derek Sherrod is still on the active roster
The Packers have yet to place Derek Sherrod on the physically unable on perform list, and while it could still happen by the end of the week, it’s beginning to look as if the second-year tackle will start the season on the 53-man roster. And he should. Having the former Mississippi State star available to...
By 8 p.m. Friday, less than 24 hours after the Green Bay Packers conclude their final preseason game, general manager Ted Thompson and coach Mike McCarthy will have to get their roster down from 75 players to 53. Those 53 will represent the Packers' active roster for the start of the regular season.A look at how it will likely break down, position by position:QUARTERBACKSIn:...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Nick Perry has a feeling that something special is about to happen in Green Bay this season. If Perry and fellow starting outside linebacker Clay Matthews, along with the rest of the defense, are able to perform all season the way they did in their third preseason game last week, the Packers' rookie could be onto something.Finishing with only 29 sacks last...