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Green Bay Packers running back Cedric Benson suffered a leg injury during today’s loss to the Colts.
“Benson got his foot/leg rolled up at the end of a three-yard reception early in the second quarter. He walked off the field under his own power, but was carted to the locker room for further evaluation. It’s unclear if his afternoon is through, but that’s likely the case,” per Rotoworld.com
Alex Green came in for Benson a looked pretty strong running the ball.
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Green Bay Packers running back Cedric Benson left Sunday’s game after a leg injury. Benson had his leg rolled up at the end of a three yard catch early in the second quarter.
Benson was able to leave the field but was carted to the locker room. Alex Green replaced him.
Benson had totaled 41 yards prior to the injury.
Benson had 228 yards gained at 3.6 yards per carry entering this game.
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On Sunday evening, Cedric Benson said he wasn't concerned about a foot injury that knocked him out of the game at Indianapolis. On Monday evening, ESPN reported that Benson would be out at least eight weeks with a Lisfranc injury.
Green Bay Packers running back Cedric Benson was carted off the field at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis with a foot injury. The team announced his return was questionable. With No. 2 running back James Starks in active, the Packers were left with fullback John Kuhn and Alex Green as tailback options without Benson.
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Green Bay Packers have ruled out running back Cedric Benson from playing in Sunday’s game against the Texans.Benson suffered a foot injury during yesterday’s loss to the Colts.
A 21-3 halftime lead for the Green Bay Packers was the type of first-half performance that the team expected. The second half, however, was a struggle for the Packers in nearly every area of the game as Green Bay (2-3) lost to the Indianapolis Colts, 30-27.
Five things we learned from the Packers' loss:
1. A loss that can't happen:
If the Packers are going to be a legitimate...
The twists and turns of the 2012 NFL season continue to unfurl, and not even the old officials can stave off the surprises each week seems to bring.The Indianapolis Colts, just days after learning of Head Coach Chuck Pagano's diagnosis with leukemia, overcame a 21-3 halftime deficit to beat the visiting Green Bay Packers 30-27 in a game that could come back to haunt the 2010...
Both the Packers and Colts have had ups and downs in this young season. The combined record of these two teams is 3-4, meaning both clubs are in dire need of a victory. Week 2 saw both clubs bringing home good wins, when the Packers defeated the Bears 23-10 at Lambeau, while the Colts were victorious over the Vikings 23-20 in Indianapolis. Since then, very little has been seen...
According to the Green Bay Press-Gazette via Rotoworld.com, the Packers will likely consider starting James Starks at running back with Cedric Benson out for at least the next eight weeks.Starks looked very unimpressive during the preseason and hasn’t played yet in the regular season because of a turf toe injury. Alex Green will also likely get some carries this Sunday against the Texans.