Found August 22, 2012 on Football Nation:
Very rarely does a team go 15-1 in the NFL. Any team posting a record that good has a chance to get a little cocky and maybe even think that they don’t have much room for improvement.In the case of the Green Bay Packers, there is clearly a great deal of improvement needed in both the ground attack and the running game and they are aware of both.The Packers did their best to address needs on the defensive side of things in the Draft.As for the running game, well that is a different story.Green Bay is hoping to have Alex Green this season and the thought seemed to be that a healthy Green as well as James Starks and the continued use of fan-favorite John Kuhn would be enough to carry the load for a pass-heavy team.When that began looking like a weak plan, the Packers went out and signed Cedric Benson to the veteran minimum. With ongoing injuries to both Starks and Green, Benson might actually start in week one.Wait? The 15-1 Packers are starting a 29-year-old running back that was out ...
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