Ryan Grant: One Of The Most Underrated Backs In The NFL?

February 17, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

I once, not too long ago, took a moment to answer a question of my own.
Is Ryan Grant the most underrated player in the history of the game?
My short answer was simple. No.
But then I kept thinking.
Can Ryan Grant become the most underrated player in the history of the game?
Again, I thought no. But it got me searching for another answer.
Before 2007, you could go ask almost any NFL fan who Ryan Grant was, and they wouldn't be able to tell you. Maybe the only person who knew Ryan Grant was Ted Thompson, who traded a sixth round draft pick for him. At the time, Grant was on the Practice Squad of the New York Giants.
Grant didn't become a starter right away. He started out as the third string running back behind Brandon Jackson and DeShawn Wynn for the first six games of the season. The Packers went 5-1 at the start of the season without Grant. This can be explained by the Packers not relying on the running game becasue they had a proven elite QB named ...

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