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Building depth at running back should be a high priority for Packers, says PackerReport.com's Doug Ritchay

Twelve months ago, the running back situation with the Green Bay Packers was a serious area of concern. Gone was Ahman Green, who signed a big deal with the Houston Texans, and ready to step up was ... After the NFL draft in April, the Packers were counting on second-round pick Brandon Jackson to step up, but the former Nebraska Cornhusker never did. Little-known Ryan Grant then stole the show...

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