Originally written on thepigskinreport.com  |  Last updated 10/24/14
As if the Green Bay Packers weren’t already reeling from their loss against the Indianapolis Colts, things got worse on Monday morning when Mike McCarthy announced RB Cedric Benson would not play this week against the Houston Texans.Early in the 2nd quarter against the Colts, Benson got his ankle rolled up (above) and had to be helped off the field by team trainers. Benson was later carted off into the locker room with a foot injury. Alex Green took his place and actually performed right well, breaking a key 41 yard in the 4th quarter that set up a Green Bay Packers touchdown. It was revealed today that Benson will be out next week and possibly longer with the foot injury, but no precise timetable was given. Not only is losing Benson a blow for the Packers offense, but it is also a big loss for fantasy owners who thought they had found a gem of a No.2 RB, so where do both sides turn.The answer is 2nd year RB Alex Green, one of my favorites before the season. While Green never has be...
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