Found August 21, 2012 on
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Former Bengals running back Cedric Benson is looking forward to going up against his former team this week when he suits up as a member of the Green Bay Packers.
“It’s going to be fun, to say the least,” said Benson per Cincinnati.com. “It’ll be good just to go against that defense. I’ve seen all those guys coming in, I’ve seen them work together, so it’ll be fun to put a licking on them.”
I think Benson will give the Packers the running game they’re looking for. I wouldn’t be surprised if he rushes for over 1,000 yards as well this season.
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The Green Bay Packers are not scheduled to practice today as game three of the preseason is on tap for Thursday night. The 2-0 Cincinnati Bengals will host the Green Bay Packers at six p.m. Thursday night.
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GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Aaron Rodgers has not forgotten what it was like sitting in the green room during the 2005 NFL draft, waiting around as 23 other players were picked before the Green Bay Packers finally called his name. Cedric Benson, recently signed by the Packers, was one of the players Rodgers had to watch take the stage, shake the commissioner's hand and put on the hat...
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