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GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The beginning of a three-game road trip for the Packers kicks off this Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts. Looking to improve to a 3-2 record and get above .500 for the first time this season, Green Bay will have to defeat an emotional Colts team that is dealing with the news of their head coach being out of action while battling leukemia.Here are five things to watch for in this game:1. How much Cedric Benson is involved in the offense.
The talk all week has been of getting Benson more carries and a bigger offensive commitment to the running game. Benson is only around 90 percent comfortable in the offense after signing with the Packers midway through thepreseason and is still learning the intricacies of Green Bay's check-down passing game. But if play-calling head coach Mike McCarthy decides to run the ball early in the game and it pays off with a few consecutive positive plays, Benson could really open up the Packers' offense.If Benson can prove to...
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Packers running back Cedric Benson was seen leaving the locker room in a walking boot Sunday after suffering a left foot injury, but told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel that "X-rays were negative and he thought it was just a mild sprain."Fantasy Spin:Benson might miss Week 6, but it appears that he may have avoided a more serious injury. He was just coming into his own...
Packers running back Cedric Benson was seen leaving the locker room in a walking boot Sunday after suffering a left foot injury, according to Rob Demovsky of the Green Bay Press-Gazette.Fantasy Spin:Benson left Sunday's game against Indianapolis in the first half after appearing to twist his ankle while getting tackled. The extent or severity of Benson's injury is still undetermined.
After Sunday’s loss to the Colts, Packers running back Cedric Benson said that he doesn’t believe his foot injury is very serious.
“I was able to walk on it,” said Benson, via the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. “Guys who have had [the lisfranc injury] usually can’t.”
I’m sure Benson will undergo further tests today to determine how severe his injury is
Green Bay Packers running back Cedric Benson left Sunday’s game after a leg injury. Benson had his leg rolled up at the end of a three yard catch early in the second quarter.
Benson was able to leave the field but was carted to the locker room. Alex Green replaced him.
Benson had totaled 41 yards prior to the injury.
Benson had 228 yards gained at 3.6 yards per carry entering this game.
Green Bay Packers running back Cedric Benson suffered a leg injury during today’s loss to the Colts.
“Benson got his foot/leg rolled up at the end of a three-yard reception early in the second quarter. He walked off the field under his own power, but was carted to the locker room for further evaluation. It’s unclear if his afternoon is through, but that’s likely the case...
INDIANAPOLIS-There’s a lot of downside that the Green Bay Packers are taking away from their loss to the Indianapolis Colts.
After dropping their third loss in five games, there has to be some concern in Title Town in regards to why the Packers are not able to close out football games.
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The Green Bay Packers not only lost their Week 5 matchup against the Indianapolis Colts yesterday, they also lost three key players during that contest; tight end Jermichael Finley, defensive tackle B.J. Raji and running back Cedric Benson. Of the three, Finley’s injury looks to be the least series. The tight end is optimistic he’ll be able to rejoin the Packers in time...
Green Bay Packers running back Cedric Benson was carted off the field at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis with a foot injury. The team announced his return was questionable. With No. 2 running back James Starks in active, the Packers were left with fullback John Kuhn and Alex Green as tailback options without Benson.
Colts Authority Daily Links
Evan Hilbert of CBSSports.com has a nice preview for this week's matchup against Green Bay. This week, like many prognosticators, he is predicting a Packers victory and notes that the Colts' defense is banged up, and, well Aaron Rodgers. The Colts also need to stop Cedric Benson:
The Colts' defense has been suspect against the run, at...
Both the Packers and Colts have had ups and downs in this young season. The combined record of these two teams is 3-4, meaning both clubs are in dire need of a victory. Week 2 saw both clubs bringing home good wins, when the Packers defeated the Bears 23-10 at Lambeau, while the Colts were victorious over the Vikings 23-20 in Indianapolis. Since then, very little has been seen...
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Alex Smith v. Buffalo
Smith has a good matchup at home this week against the Bills, who have given up 9 TDs through the air on the season, and 270 yards passing per game. Although he went without a TD in last week’s blowout, I’m expecting a couple scores this week. Smith is a low-risk replacement for owners...