Originally written on Pro Football Zone  |  Last updated 11/8/14

CINCINNATI, OH - OCTOBER 18: Running back Cedric Benson #32 of the Cincinnati Bengals lays on the field as he celebrates a touchdown in the 2nd quarter against the Houston Texans at Paul Brown Stadium on October 18, 2009 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Scott Boehm/Getty Images)
Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy told the media today that running back Cedric Benson will remain on injured reserve this season after undergoing surgery on his foot. McCarthy: Benson had surgery yesterday. He will not be back with us this season. — Tyler Dunne (@TyDunne) November 29, 2012 Cedric Benson will remain on injured reserve the rest of the season. #packers — Tyler Dunne (@TyDunne) November 29, 2012 Even with the Benson the Packers’ running game was OK, without him they’ve been struggling even more.  If they’re going to make a run in the playoffs, they’re going to need both Jame Starks and Alex Green to step up.   var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; _CI.counter = (_CI.counter) ? _CI.counter + 1 : 1; document.write(''); script.type = 'text/javascript'; script.src = 'http://widget.crowdignite.com/widgets/27484?_ci_wid=_CI_widget_'+_CI.counter; script.async = true; ref.parentNode.insertBefore(script, ref); })(); sr_adspace_id = 1000005525107; sr_adspace_width = 300; sr_adspace_height = 250; sr_ad_new_window = true; sr_adspace_type = "graphic";
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