2010 Fantasy Football: Ryan Grant Out, Brandon Jackson Takes Over for Packers

September 15, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Green Bay Packers suffered a major blow in their Week 1 win over the Eagles in Philadelphia.
The team has announced that starting running back Ryan Grant will miss the remainder of the season after injuring his right ankle.
Grant’s loss is a huge blow to a Packers team with Super Bowl aspirations in 2010. He is one of the few workhorse running backs in the league and has carried the bulk of the load at the position since taking over as the team’s starter at the midpoint of the 2008 season.
A powerful runner with enough speed to break long runs, Grant has been a perfect fit in Green Bay. Since taking over as the lead back during the 2007 season, he has rushed for 3,430 yards and 23 touchdowns in 42 games.
With Grant out, the Packers will turn to Brandon Jackson. Taken in the second round of the 2006 draft, Jackson has not lived up to expectations in Green Bay.
In his first three years with the Packers, Jackson had just 626 rushing yards. He has f...

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