Originally written on Fox Sports Wisconsin  |  Last updated 11/17/14

GREEN BAY, WI - DECEMBER 7: Ryan Grant #25 of the Green Bay Packers runs the ball in the first quarter against the Baltimore Ravens at Lambeau Field on December 7, 2009 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Packers have signed free-agent running back Ryan Grant and will likely place running back James Starks on injured reserve, according to Jason Wilde of ESPN Wisconsin.com. This is a return to Green Bay for Grant, who played five seasons with the Packers from 2007 to 2011 and ran for 1,200-plus yards in two of them. Grant, who will turn 30 Sunday, was not re-signed by Green Bay in the offseason, with the team deciding instead to sign Cedric Benson. Grant spent one month with the Washington Redskins midway through this season before being released. Starks injured his knee in Sunday's game, but, the next day, coach Mike McCarthy didn't sound worried about it. "We have a couple guys that are being evaluated," McCarthy said Monday. "Nothing of serious nature." Starks has been impressing McCarthy lately and scored on a 22-yard run Sunday. "I liked what James Starks did; I thought he stepped up," McCarthy said after the game. &quo...
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