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Having suffered a Lisfranc injury in early October, Cedric Benson has had a lot of time to kill.
He's chosen to spend it under an alter ego.
As Deadspin points out, the Packers running back -- aka "DJ World Peace" -- has been performing gigs around Austin, Texas in the past month.
Per World Peace's Facebook page, his last appearance came on Nov. 11. Prior to that, on Nov. 6, he did a show at the Yellow Rose, a strip club.
The Texas connection isn't surprising; he played his college ball at the University of Texas At Austin. The new profession, however, is certain to raise a few eyebrows, especially within the Packers' no-nonsense organization.
Should he avoid surgery, Benson is eligible to come off IR in Week 14. The bigger question is: will the Packers, who signed the 29-year-old to a minimal deal, feel inclined to bring him back?
While he awaits the answer to that $825,000 question, World Peace is busy dancing the night away.
I wish I were...
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The Green Bay Packers got beat fair and square Sunday night against the New York Giants. The Giants were just the better team in every aspect and they really brought to light some of the areas the Packers are lacking because of injuries to star players.
The first thing is obviously the offensive line. Aaron Rodgers was sacked five times Sunday night and was constantly getting...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Greg Jennings this week. Clay Matthews next week. Charles Woodson and Cedric Benson in two weeks. If all four Packers stars can reach those projected return dates, Sunday's 38-10 loss to the New York Giants will become a game that won't be representative of the rest of this season.
Very little about Green Bay's most recent effort indicated that the...
GREEN BAY, Wis. Less than 24 hours following the beatdown that the New York Giants handed to the Packers, defensive coordinator Dom Capers, special teams coordinator Shawn Slocum and offensive coordinator Tom Clements addressed specific issues from the 38-10 loss.
Three question-and-answer highlights from each coordinator:
DOM CAPERS, defensive coordinator
1. What was the reason...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Packers coach Mike McCarthy is hoping that Sunday's 38-10 loss to the New York Giants was just one bad game, because he has no plans to do anything differently in preparation this week.
"We're not going to change the way we go about our business," McCarthy said in his Tuesday press conference. "Urgency, awareness is obviously heightened...
Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy said wide receiver Greg Jennings will fully practice this week and play Sunday as he recovers from a torn abdomen muscle. McCarthy told reporters after Sunday night's 38-10 loss to the New York Giants that Jennings was close to playing the game, but was held out as a precautionary measure. Jennings has not played since Sept. 30. The...
Packers wideout Greg Jennings (groin) is not expected to play Sunday against the Giants. SOURCE: Adam Schefter, ESPNFantasy Spin:Jennings practiced on a limited basis all week but he's still not ready to play from a conditioning standpoint since he hasn't played a game since Week 4.
The injury-plagued Packers are getting back one of their big guns, Pro Bowl receiver Greg Jennings. Meanwhile, coach Mike McCarthy said he'd "probably have some information" on Wednesday about injured running back Cedric Benson.
The Green Bay Packers had better hope they don't see the defending Super Bowl champion New York Giants again anytime soon.
The Packers' five-game winning streak came to an embarrassing end as Eli Manning threw three touchdowns and Giants routed Green Bay 38-10 in a nationally televised game Sunday night.
Coming on the heels of last season's loss in the NFL semifinal...
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Let’s take a look at the competing ‘staches and find out.
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If Sunday night's loss to the Giants felt odd, it's because the Packers almost always been within one score in their losses with Aaron Rodgers and Mike McCarthy. We scour the history to provide some context.
With Eli Manning throwing three touchdown passes and Aaron Rodgers getting sacked five times, the Giants throttled the Packers 38-10 on Sunday night. The loss snapped Green Bay's five-game winning streak.
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