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'Happy and Grateful,' Benson Getting on Track

RB Cedric Benson (Jeff Hanisch/USP)

Cedric Benson turned in his third consecutive strong performance on Sunday, and one play in particular had him saying playing in Green Bay is a "blessing." Suddenly, a 1,000-yard season is a possibility as he gets acclimated to the scheme and blockers.

If hopes and expectations could be wrapped in an oblong leather package and stamped with an NFL logo, then that's what was really tossed to Cedric Benson last Sunday. On a first-and-10 play from New Orleans' 30-yard line, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers channeled a play rarely seen since the Mike Sherman era and delivered a one-handed shovel pass to his newest running back. Benson...

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