Originally posted on Packers Notes  |  Last updated 12/5/12

GREEN BAY, WI - AUGUST 03: General manager Ted Thompson of the Green Bay Packers watches practice at summer training camp on August 3, 2009 at the Ray Nitschke Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
The Packers re-signed Ryan Grant after yet another running back got injured The Packers finally re-signed Ryan Grant, but only after losing a third running back to injury. You can’t blame GM Ted Thompson for not wanting to bring back the fifth-leading rusher in team history. After all, Grant turns 30 in a few days and he hasn’t had a truly productive season since 2009. It was clearly time to move on. But now, with James Starks joining Cedric Benson and Brandon Saine in the running back wing of the infirmary, it’s clearly time to go back. And believe it or not, I’m kind of excited to see what happens next. Grant doesn’t have much life left in his legs, but the Packers aren’t asking him to run a marathon. He just needs to be able to run the final few miles. The former Notre Dame standout keeps himself in great condition and he possesses the one thing that gives him a fighting chance against younger and faster defenders – fresh legs. Grant has played in only 1 game this season, and tha...
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