• Packers extend lead, lose Benson and Raji, gripe about bad call

    Summary of 12 articles · Updated Oct 9, 2012
    Benson left with a foot injury and Raji hurt his left ankle. Raji will "have a chance" to play in Week 6 against the Texans. The Packers need Raji and everyone else they can get; they face the Texans need Sunday night on NBC. Although the Packers haven’t confirmed Benson’s injury, coach Mike McCarthy acknowledged that Benson will miss some time, and said that’s going to be tough for Green Bay’s offense. Benson suffered a sprained left foot early in the second quarter of Sunday's loss to the Indianapolis Colts. Benson was wearing a protective boot on his left foot after the game and said he will have more tests on it on Monday, but he also said X-rays did not show any broken bones, and he’s confident he doesn’t have the dreaded lisfranc injury, which could end a running back’s season. We point out this fact, which is likely well known to our readers, to point out that it is always wise to wait until doctors weigh in on an injury before assuming all is well based on a player’s self-assessment.
    • Cedric Benson has Lisfranc injury, out at least eight weeks

      Packers running back Cedric Benson said after Sunday’s game that he didn’t think the foot injury he suffered was serious. It appears that he was wrong. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that Benson has the Lisfranc foot injury and is expected to miss at l
    • Sources: Packs' Benson out at least 8 weeks

      Packers running back Cedric Benson has a Lisfranc foot injury that is expected to sideline him eight weeks and could end his season if doctors determine he needs surgery, two sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter on Monday night.
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Benson Leaves Indy in a Walking Boot; Doesn’t Think Injury is Serious

      Packers running back Cedrick Benson left Lucas Oil Stadium with a boot on his left foot, but said he didn’t feel the injury was overly serious, Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports. He said X-rays did not show any damage and that he
    • MRI on Monday for Raji

      One of the three players lost by the Packers on Sunday was defensive lineman B.J. Raji, who was carted off with an ankle injury. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, the injury is not currently believed to be serious. Still, Raji will have an M…
    • Packers' Benson, Raji carted off against Colts

      Green Bay Packers running back Cedric Benson was carted off with a foot injury in the second quarter against the Indianapolis Colts and is questionable to return.
      Source: ESPN.com
  • Monday Quick Hits: NFC North

    Let's catch up on several pressing injury concerns in the NFC North, starting with the Green Bay Packers' backfield: Item: Packers tailback Cedric Benson won't play Sunday night against the Houston Texans because of a foot injury, coach Mike McCarthy to…
    Source: ESPN.com
  • Free Head Exam: Green Bay Packers

    After the Green Bay Packers' 30-27 loss to the Indianapolis Colts, here are three issues that merit further examination: The Packers will take second looks at injuries to tailback Cedric Benson (foot), nose tackle B.J. Raji (ankle) and tight end Jermich…
    Source: ESPN.com

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