GREEN BAY, WI (WHBL) - The Green Bay Packers are giving Ryan Grant a second chance to produce. General Manager Ted Thompson announced the move Wednesday morning. The team also placed running back Johnny White on injured reserve, as he's battling a concussion. The Packers have a big need at the tailback spot after James Starks injured his right knee last Sunday against Minnesota. Media reports say he could be out for the rest of the season. Grant will turn 30 on Sunday, and he could very well be playing against the Detroit Lions on the night of his birthday. Grant played for the Packers from 2007 through last season, but the team did not re-sign him. He joined the Washington Redskins, but he only played in one game before he was cut. He’s been out of football for almost three months. Grant split the running back spot with Starks a year ago and ran for 559 yards and two touchdowns. In his five seasons in Green Bay, Grant ran for 4,016 yards and 25 touchdowns.
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