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Class of 2011 Could Spark Packers' Backfield

RB Alex Green (Jeff Hanisch/USP)

Alex Green, a third-round pick last season, is attacking his rehab with a vengeance. When Green was injured last season, Brandon Saine showed plenty of promise. These big, sure-handed running backs could be major factors in the backfield.

If you're looking for a reason why the Green Bay Packers apparently have little interest in retaining running back Ryan Grant, it might be because of Alex Green's rapid recovery and Brandon Saine's performance in Green's absence. Green, a third-round draft pick in 2011 out of Hawaii, tore his ACL while playing special teams at Minnesota on Oct. 23. Green "looks great" in his rehab, Mike McCarthy...

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