Found May 03, 2012 on PPR Fantasy Football:
It seems that Ryan Grant really does have other teams interested in acquiring his services, as ESPN Milwaukee reported earlier today that the Detroit Lions have offered the former Packers starting running back a contract, which Grant, who spent five seasons in Green Bay is strongly considering. It was reported earlier this month that Grant received a contract offer from the New England Patriots, another report by, stated the Oakland Raiders have interest in him as well.  Therefore, if the Packers have any interest in retaining his services for the 2012 NFL season, they will have to act swiftly. One thing is for sure, Grant wants to be back in Green Bay and said so in the ESPN Milwaukee report: “It’s definitely an option, and there’s definitely a good chance. Green Bay said that they want me back, and it’s just a matter of whether or not we can come to terms on something.I would love to come back. I think everyone knows that that’s my ideal situation.” “I think that Green Ba...

Agent: Lions make offer to free agent RB Grant

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