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Steve Wyche of the NFL Network reported Monday night that Green Bay Packers RB Cedric Benson will be out approximately eight weeks with the dreaded Lisfranc injury. If he needs surgery, he'll be done for the rest of the season. Benson currently leads the team with 248 yards on 71 carries. After him at RB, not much to note. Alex Green follows way ebhind with 57 yards. With Benson out, it deals a huge blow to the Packers' running game, and puts even more pressure on Aaron Rogers. The Packers have not officially confirmed the injury, but head coach Mike McCarthy aknowledged that he'll at least miss next week. “I thought Cedric was really coming on the last couple weeks, I was excited about him, what he brings to the table,” he said. “Now, our younger backs will have to give us that because we need the run game. It’s important. I’m not interested in throwing it 50 times a game. So we just need to be more consistent.” After leaving Sunday's game against the Colts early, Benson was confident the injury was not serious. “I was able to walk on it,” Benson told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. “Guys who have had [the lisfranc injury] usually can’t.” Looks like benson is the exception.
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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.
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Green Bay Packers nose tackle B.J. Raji is having an MRI taken on his injured ankle Monday, but early reports indicate that no structural damage is expected to be found, according to the NFL Network. Raji left Sunday's game against the Indianapolis Colts in the second quarter when he hurt the ankle while being blocked. He did not return and the Packers eventually lost to the...
After Sunday’s loss to the Colts, Packers running back Cedric Benson said that he doesn’t believe his foot injury is very serious.
“I was able to walk on it,” said Benson, via the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. “Guys who have had [the lisfranc injury] usually can’t.”
I’m sure Benson will undergo further tests today to determine how severe his injury is
If Cedric Benson's foot sprain heals quickly enough, he could be back in action for the final four games.
Even though Green Bay Packers nose tackle B.J. Raji was able to walk out of the locker room under his own power today, he will undergo an MRI on today.
Raji suffered an ankle injury during yesterday’s loss to the Colts and will undergo further testing today.
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