2010 NFL Draft: Green Bay Packers Hunting for Running Back, Kick Returner

April 3, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

My final article on Packers draft needs shifts back to the offensive side of the ball with a look at some of the running backs, as well as kick returners who will be available in the upcoming draft. The Packers will almost certainly draft a running back this year, but in what round and to fill what role is the question. Will they take a smaller speedy back who would be a change of pace behind Ryan Grant, or will they take someone they think will be the eventual successor to Grant? An undrafted free agent acquired from a trade with the New York Giants, Ryan Grant has been the Packers featured back since mid-season 2007. Grant has a nice combination of size, speed and vision. The biggest knock on Grant is that he does not have great hands and he is fairly ineffective catching the ball out of the backfield. Grant is coming off another solid year compiling over 1,400 total yards and 11 touchdowns. Unfortunately, Grant's statistics could be a road block from the Packers keepin...

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