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According to Paul Imig of FOX Sports Wisconsin, it looks like Cedric Benson will be the Green Bay Packers starting running back when the 2012 season kicks off in just under two weeks.
“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,” wrote Imig.
After rushing for over 1,000 yards in 2011, Benson deserves to be the Packers starting running back. He has the most experience of any back on their roster and will give them most stability.
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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...
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