Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 5/4/12
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Veteran running back Ryan Grant is scheduled to visit the Detroit Lions this weekend with the Packers showing little interest in bringing the unrestricted free agent back to Green Bay. The Lions' murky depth chart, topped by Jahvid Best (concussions) and Mikel Leshoure (marijuna arrest; possible suspension), includes only injury-prone veteran Kevin Smith as the one sure thing. Grant also visited the Patriots. He could be effective in a rotation but hasn't shown the same burst through the line of scrimmage or speed he did in 2008 and 2009, when he posted back-to-back 1,200-yard seasons. Grant played in only one game in 2010 and has 143 carries in the past two seasons. The Packers are content using James Starks as the lead running back in a rotation that would also include 2011 third-round pick Alex Green (Hawaii), who is recovered from an ACL tear as a rookie. The Packers' running back depth comes from a collection of undrafted free agents, including former Ohio State start...
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