There's a lot at stake for Ryan Grant with the prospects of a crowded backfield for the playoffs. Given his production against Tennessee, the door is open for Grant to earn a big role.
December 27, 2012
A practice squad player. "Training camp" offensive linemen. An old but familiar face. This is a different Packers offense. On Sunday night, the ground game again closed out a key divisional game in weather that suited it.
December 10, 2012
With James Starks' knee injury to keep him out for "multiple" weeks, the Packers brought back a familiar face, Ryan Grant. Grant is fifth on Green Bay's all-time rushing list, running for 4,016 yards and 25 touchdowns from 2007-11.
December 5, 2012
Ryan Grant, with 4,000 career rushing yards and his 30th birthday on Sunday, was added to the Packers' backfield with James Starks injuring a knee against Minnesota. However, the team did not put Starks on injured reserve.
December 5, 2012
When it comes to tackling running backs, Father Time always gets his man. Still, with a source telling Packer Report that it's "unlikely" the Packers will re-sign Grant, we make the case why they should bring back the No. 5 rusher in franchise history.
The Eagles opened the vault for LeSean McCoy, giving him a contract extension worth $9 million per season. We provide a rather startling comparison between McCoy and the Packers' low-budget backfield.
With 19 running backs selected in draft, few openings remain around the league. Plus, only one player from historically black colleges and universities was selected, and notes on Junior Seau and the Saints from national writer Len Pasquarelli.