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Packers coach Mike McCarthy strongly indicated that Ryan Grant (hamstring) will be a game-time decision in Week 2 against Detroit.

Grant's status is murkier than it first appeared. He sat out most of Thursday's practice. "I know Ryan wants to play," McCarthy said. "But once he practices tomorrow, the information from how he feels Saturday morning factors into it, and (we) will make a decision." Track the situation closely on Friday. Sep. 11 - 5:10 pm et

 
Seems Brandon Jackson has a concussion problem.....who is the Packer 3rd string RB? He might be a good sleeper pick.......

 
Just dug this up on Brandon Jackson. Looks like Jackson will be ready to go if Grant cannot:

http://sports.yahoo.com/nfl/rumors/post/Lu...?urn=nfl,107130

Despite the injuries, Packers coach Mike McCarthy didn't make it sound like the Packers were inclined to bring back either of the more experienced backs the Packers cut, Noah Herron or Vernand Morency.

"I don't think so," McCarthy said. "Just trusting the doctors and the information that was given to me today, I feel confident that Brandon will be ready to go for the Detroit game. And also we're going to rest Ryan Grant until Friday, and I'm hopeful that he'll be able to go also."

 
No way Ryan Grant sits this week. He said so himself.
I have no doubt he wants to, but you can't believe everything players say. Burleson said he would be ready to go this week.. right before they put him on IR.you never know how these things go. it's always a 'wait-and-see'..
 
No way Ryan Grant sits this week. He said so himself.
I have no doubt he wants to, but you can't believe everything players say. Burleson said he would be ready to go this week.. right before they put him on IR.you never know how these things go. it's always a 'wait-and-see'..
Merriman said he'd play all season... how'd that go?I take what players say with a grain of salt. They aren't athletic trainers, they aren't physical therapists, they aren't physicians. They are players. They have absolutely no idea when/if they'll be ready to go.My personal belief is that Grant is ready to go similar to how he was last week. I think he's used in the exact same role
 
No way Ryan Grant sits this week. He said so himself.
Agreed. Milwaukee native and he is scheduled to practice tomorrow. Smoke screen IMO.ETA: I wouldn't expect 30 carries, but his workload is going to be gradually increased each week in this early part of the season. This morning's Journal-Sentinel also stated that Mccarthy "doesn't feel the need to pick up another RB."Now, if Grant's a GTD, and B Jackson is suffering from concussion syndrome, we will not go into battle with Lumpkin as the only healthy RB. It doesn't add up.
 
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No way Ryan Grant sits this week. He said so himself.
I have no doubt he wants to, but you can't believe everything players say. Burleson said he would be ready to go this week.. right before they put him on IR.you never know how these things go. it's always a 'wait-and-see'..
Actually he said after the game and a day before he had an MRI. He was "keeping his head up", as it were.
 
Now, if Grant's a GTD, and B Jackson is suffering from concussion syndrome, we will not go into battle with Lumpkin as the only healthy RB. It doesn't add up.
This is a good deduction. Either BJ or RG is going to play or a move would have already been made.

Though Wynn is on the practice squad, if there was a chance both were going to be out, they would still add a live body.

They also cannot put Wynn back on the PS once he is activated for a game.

 
Is it me, or is the only person who has used the term "game-time decision" here the OP?

Has any associated with the Packers used that term this week?

 
They also cannot put Wynn back on the PS once he is activated for a game.
This link seems to indicate otherwise. I know that Jordan Kent spent all of last season on the PS; got activated for Week 1 this season; then got sent back to the PS for Week 2.
If he plays?
After noon EST on September 2nd, each club may establish a Practice Squad of no more than eight (8) players who are free agents.The practice squad shall consist of the following players, provided that they have not served more than two previous seasons on a Practice Squad: (i) players who do not have an Accrued Season of NFL experience; and (ii) free agent players who were on the Active List for fewer than nine regular season games during their only Accrued Season(s). An otherwise eligible player may be a practice squad player for a third season only if the Club by which he is employed that season has at least 53 players on its Active/Inactive List during the entire period of his employment. A player shall be deemed to have served on a Practice Squad in a season if he has passed the club’s physical and been a member of the club’s Practice Squad for at least three regular season or postseason games during his first two Practice Squad seasons, and for at least one regular season or postseason game during his third Practice Squad season. (A bye week counts as a game provided that the player is not terminated until after the regular season or postseason weekend in question.) and who did not dress for more than eight (8) regular season games during their only accrued (i.e., on the 53 man roster for at least 6 games) season. Minimum salary for a practice squad player shall be $4,700 per week for the 2006-07 League Years, $5,200 per week for the 2008-10 League Years and the 2011 League Year if it is an Uncapped Year, and $5,700 per week for the 2011 League Year if it is a Capped Year and the 2012 League Year, including postseason weeks in which his Club is in the playoffs. Aigher salary can be negotiated. In addition, a player under contract to a club as a Practice Squad player is completely free to sign a contract with another NFL club during the season in order to be on the second club's Active/Inactive (i.e., 53 man) list. A practice squad player may not sign an NFL Player Contract with his Club’s next opponent later than 4:00 p.m., New York time, on the sixth day preceding the game (except in bye weeks, when the prohibition commences on the tenth day preceding the game).If another club signs a Practice Squad player to its 53 man roster it does not have to provide any sort of compensation to the player's former club but it generally must keep the player on the 53 man roster for at least 3 weeks, thereby mandating that he earns in 2007 the minimum first year salary for said 3 week period ($285,000 prorated weekly). Also note that a team can add and release players from the practice squad as often as it desires and the eight (8) man limit does not have to be maintained. A player may be on the practice squad for two seasons; three weeks on the practice squad count as a season. An otherwise eligible player may be a practice squad player for a third season only if the Club by which he is employed that season has at least 53 players on its Active/Inactive List during the entire period of his employment. The League may elect to allow some or all Clubs to add to their practice squads one additional player, who shall not count against the limit above, whose citizenship and principal place of residence are outside the United States and its Territories (“International Player”). The League’s election in any one season shall not determine or affect its election in any subsequent season
And I didnt read anything in there regarding it. But that paragraph makes my eyes bleed.
 
Per Roto:

Ryan Grant (hamstring) practiced fully on Friday and Packers coach Mike McCarthy said afterwards that "He looked good."

"The question for Ryan will be tomorrow, same thing we went through last week," McCarthy added. "How does the hamstring feel in the morning?" There is little doubt that Grant will face Detroit, but how much work he'll get remains to be seen. He should still be in fantasy lineups due to the easy matchup.

Good chance Grant plays and gets full reps if he feels good tomorrow, and against the Lions could equal a huge game!

 
Per Roto:Ryan Grant (hamstring) practiced fully on Friday and Packers coach Mike McCarthy said afterwards that "He looked good.""The question for Ryan will be tomorrow, same thing we went through last week," McCarthy added. "How does the hamstring feel in the morning?" There is little doubt that Grant will face Detroit, but how much work he'll get remains to be seen. He should still be in fantasy lineups due to the easy matchup.Good chance Grant plays and gets full reps if he feels good tomorrow, and against the Lions could equal a huge game!
:thumbup: thanks.
 
They also cannot put Wynn back on the PS once he is activated for a game.
This link seems to indicate otherwise. I know that Jordan Kent spent all of last season on the PS; got activated for Week 1 this season; then got sent back to the PS for Week 2.
If he plays?
Kent played Week 1 and got put back on the practice squad for Week 2.That link is almost indecipherable. But I think the gist of the Practice Squad rule is:

- max 8 players per team (plus 1 international player)

- player can only be on practice squad for 2 seasons (season = min. 3 games) (3rd season allowed in some circumstances)

- must not have been on 53-man roster for more than 8 games

- can by signed by any team but most be put on 53-man roster for 3 weeks

Wynn has played in 7 games. I don't know if he becomes ineligble for the PS after his 8th game (or if he's allowed to play up to 7 games every season).

 
Any new info on Grant?

I would love to start him with his matchup, but don't want to get caught starting someone who gets 5-8 carries.

 
if Grant is healthy he will be a beast this year...but he isn't.

Defenses have to respect the passing game of GB, especially with James Jones back.

Hypothetically if Grant tears that hammy Brandon Jackson will put up top 10 numbers. If Grant is healthy BJ won't do much.

 
if Grant is healthy he will be a beast this year...but he isn't.

Defenses have to respect the passing game of GB, especially with James Jones back.

Hypothetically if Grant tears that hammy Brandon Jackson will put up top 10 numbers. If Grant is healthy BJ won't do much.
:moneybag: Well thats a nice change of tune.

About time nostradamus got up to speed on Grant.

Though your BJ outtake still needs some help, he doesnt have top 10 ability in him.

 
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if Grant tears that hammy Brandon Jackson will put up top 10 numbers
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Why is this so funny? :shrug: The Pack is playing the Kittens this week. Just look what Turner and Norwood did to them.Jackson is listed as probable for week 2 so he is good to go. Grant is listed as Questionable/GTD. It would be nice to have some more info on how Grant is feeling but I will be suprised if anything that is not misinformation gets reported about it this late.If Grant does not play I like Jacksons chances to be a top 10 RB in week 2.Now if mederated meant top 10 for the season then yeah that is unlikely.
 
Latest on Ryan Grant... looks like he's good to go:

"Meanwhile, running back Ryan Grant (hamstring) practiced Friday and looks better than he did before the opener, McCarthy said. His backup, Brandon Jackson (concussion) also returned."

http://www.jsonline.com/story/index.aspx?id=794246

If he looks better than a week ago, I'm starting him with confidence.

Also- you need a psychological examination if you think Brandon Jackson will be a top 10 RB if Grant goes down for the year.

 
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if Grant tears that hammy Brandon Jackson will put up top 10 numbers
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Why is this so funny? :confused: The Pack is playing the Kittens this week. Just look what Turner and Norwood did to them.Jackson is listed as probable for week 2 so he is good to go. Grant is listed as Questionable/GTD. It would be nice to have some more info on how Grant is feeling but I will be suprised if anything that is not misinformation gets reported about it this late.If Grant does not play I like Jacksons chances to be a top 10 RB in week 2.Now if mederated meant top 10 for the season then yeah that is unlikely.
I took it to mean top 10 for the season, since he referred to tearing his hamstring which has not happened as of today and would be a severe injury that would mean Grant would be out for quite some time.That said, and while I do think Grant will play this week, if Grant does not play this week, I still don't see Jackson as a top 10 RB for the week. I just don't think he's very good. :confused:
 
a good snip of it

"As of right now, I know I'm playing, I feel like I'm playing," Grant said. "Unless something changes - the coaches make the decision - but as of now, I'm playing."

Grant was held out of practice the previous two days after he experienced recurring soreness in the hamstring, which was strained early in the preseason, during the Packers' season-opening win over Minnesota on Monday night.

Grant started the game but was limited to 12 carries. He didn't finish the game after ripping off a 57-yard run midway through the fourth quarter.

Grant said he didn't feel any soreness in the leg after the practice Friday.

"The fact that I felt better today than I felt last week going into the game, that's a good thing," Grant said. "I was able to manage to come out of that and put work on it. We still have a good 48 hours before the game even starts. So, I expect to get some good treatment in and feel even better."

Coach Mike McCarthy said the team would wait until Saturday before making a determination on whether Grant will play Sunday.

"He looked good," McCarthy said. "Really, the question for Ryan will be tomorrow, the same thing we went through last week how does the hamstring feel in the morning? They pushed him as far as he probably could go today, then we'll see how he is tomorrow."

If Grant gets the green light to play, McCarthy indicated that Grant would be limited in the range of 10 to 15 carries, which also was the plan for the opener Monday.

McCarthy cautioned, however, that the team has to be careful on not jeopardizing Grant's long-term availability this season by pushing him now. Grant has been mindful of not running full speed until the hamstring is healed.

"We'll just keep treating him," McCarthy said. "He wants to go, but we're also conscious that it's a long year, there's a lot of football left in front of us."

Brandon Jackson, Grant's top backup, is probable for the game. Jackson was a full participant Friday after being held back the previous two days because of a concussion he sustained in Monday's game.

With Grant and Jackson out most of the week, undrafted rookie Kregg Lumpkin handled the majority of the reps at running back. McCarthy expressed confidence earlier in the week that Lumpkin could handle a full-time role in a pinch Sunday

 
If Grant is limited, does this give Rodgers a bump this week?

Seems to me that building Rodger's confidence against a weak opponent would make sense, especially if your running game is hurting.

 
Ryan Grant and Brandon Jackson are both active for Week 2 against the Lions.Grant may only see 15-18 touches but we'd still use him in an absolutely ideal matchup against quite possibly the NFL's worst run defense.
 
I've got a bad feeling about using either Grant or Jackson this week. Seems like, given the injuries to both (concussion for Jackson), the coaching staff can't afford to sit either guy but wants to avoid overusing either of them.

 
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I/m actually taking this risk and starting Jackson this week b/c McGahee now has a bye.

Just heard Grant is active and will play. All I can hope for is this is a blow out by half time and Jackson gets the work in the 2nd half.

My source was ESPN

 
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I have been going back and forth between Barber and Grant. I have Larry Johnson who is starting with E. James on the bench. Dallas is going against the #2 in running defense (per MFL) but Philly played an easy team last week. Going with Barber vs. "limited" Grant.

 
going with mjd over grant..so if anyone is considering sitting grant, DONT...i always make the wrong decission...grants health really scares me...moons over my hammy..

 
I have been going back and forth between Barber and Grant. I have Larry Johnson who is starting with E. James on the bench. Dallas is going against the #2 in running defense (per MFL) but Philly played an easy team last week. Going with Barber vs. "limited" Grant.
u gotta go with Barber over Grant. Dallas will get Barber some goal line carries v. philly. Remember philly played against the Rams last week!
 
Not only does the lack of touches worry me, but I'm thinking if they get off to a big lead they'll shut Grant down completely. Nervously going with Forte.

 

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