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Tue, 03 Sep 2013 11:18:46 -0700
The New York Giants have spoken to free agent RBs Ryan Grant (Packers) and Kevin Smith (Lions), but the team is not expected to sign anyone until Week 2.
Mon, 18 Feb 2013 13:15:25 -0800
The Green Bay Packers likely will not be interested in re-signing impending free-agent RB Ryan Grant this offseason.
Sun, 20 Jan 2013 13:24:45 -0800
Green Bay Packers impending free-agent RB Ryan Grant is not expected to return next season.
Fri, 11 Jan 2013 15:49:11 -0800
Green Bay Packers RB Alex Green, Ryan Grant, James Starks and DuJuan Harris combined for only 25 catches during the regular season. RB Cedric Benson (foot) caught 14 passes and was on pace for 44 catches this season before he was placed on Injured Reserve.
Wed, 02 Jan 2013 14:13:56 -0800
Green Bay Packers running backs coach Alex Van Pelt said RB DuJuan Harris practiced without sleeves Wednesday, Jan. 2, to try and get comfortable playing in cold weather. Van Pelt said ball security could be a factor in the cold weather but Harris has big hands for his size which should help in that area. RB Ryan Grant could receive more carries in the Wild Card playoff game because he has played in cold weather playoff games before. Van Pelt said RB Alex Green will be available to the coaches whenever they need him to play.
Wed, 02 Jan 2013 13:47:53 -0800
Green Bay Packers RB DuJuan Harris may the team's primary running back in the team's Wild Card playoff game even though head coach Mike McCarthy has not named a main running back for the game. McCarthy said the team will get Harris, RB Alex Green and RB Ryan Grant ready to play and will see how the game is going before deciding which back will get the most carries.
Wed, 26 Dec 2012 19:29:02 -0800
Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy said Wednesday, Dec. 26, that he plans to use RBs Ryan Grant, Alex Green and DuJuan Harris in the Week 17 game against the Minnesota Vikings. He plans to use the hot player, and not play favorites.
Sun, 23 Dec 2012 13:42:49 -0800
Green Bay Packers RB Ryan Grant rushed for 80 yards and two touchdowns on 20 carries against the Tennessee Titans in Week 16.
Thu, 20 Dec 2012 16:42:32 -0800
Green Bay Packers RB James Starks (knee) is dealing with a bone bruise in his right knee, and head coach Mike McCarthy plans to have him back for the playoffs. "Yeah, it's a lot better," Starks said. "Just how I was bent, when you look at it, it looked a lot worse. So I just thank God for being able to possibly come back and do well. So no real, serious bad injuries." Starks hasn't been able to practice but he's been staying busy in the weight room. In his absence, the Packers have gone with a combination of RBs Alex Green, DuJuan Harris and Ryan Grant.
Sat, 08 Dec 2012 06:58:37 -0800
Green Bay Packers RB Ryan Grant had to accept a split contract Wednesday, Dec. 5, in his return to the team. His minimum base of $700,000 reduces to $368,000 if lands on Injured Reserve.
Fri, 07 Dec 2012 18:19:58 -0800
The weather forecast for the Week 14 game between the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers calls for the potential of multiple inches of snow before or during the Sunday night game. It is fitting for Packers RB Ryan Grant, who was re-signed this week. He set a franchise record with 201 yards and three touchdowns in the 2007 NFC Divisional playoffs against the Seattle Seahawks.
Fri, 07 Dec 2012 09:40:48 -0800
Green Bay Packers running backs coach Alex Van Pelt is concerned with RBs Ryan Grant and DuJuan Harris due to their lack of playing time this season. The main concerns are ball security and blocking. Grant will especially need to focus on holding onto the ball tight since he hasn't been hit in a while after not playing at all this season. Harris will likely make his debut on offense in Week 14.
Thu, 06 Dec 2012 11:56:39 -0800
Green Bay Packers RB Ryan Grant is expected to be active in Week 14, according to manager Mike McCarthy. "And frankly, where we are from a health standpoint, we might not have a choice," McCarthy said.
Fantasy Tip: McCarthy doesn't exactly give Grant a ringing endorsement. The expectation is that Alex Green will receive the majority of work, but with Green Bay not all that committed to the run, he's a risky flex option against Detroit.
Wed, 05 Dec 2012 07:13:26 -0800
The Green Bay Packers agreed to terms with free-agent RB Ryan Grant (Redskins) Wednesday, Dec. 5. Grant should be practicing with the team later in the day. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Fantasy Tip: If anything, Grant will add some depth to the Packers' backfield. With James Starks likely done for the season, the team has Alex Green and little else. John Kuhn figures to see additional carries as well. Grant joined the Washington Redskins earlier in the season but played in just one game, rushing once for five yards. Grant may not have much left in the tank, but the team's backfield situation merits him at least getting a waiver-wire look.
Tue, 27 Nov 2012 20:03:18 -0800
The New York Giants gave free-agent RBs Rock Cartwright (49ers), Derrick Coleman (Vikings), Ryan Grant (Redskins) and Cadillac Williams (Rams) tryouts Tuesday, Nov. 27, before settling on RBs Kregg Lumpkin and Ryan Torain.
Tue, 23 Oct 2012 10:52:26 -0700
The Washington Redskins signed free-agent RB Keiland Williams (Lions) Tuesday, Oct. 23, and released RB Ryan Grant in a corresponding move. Grant had only one carry for five yards. Williams could challenge RB Evan Royster as the team's third-down back.
Wed, 03 Oct 2012 13:41:13 -0700
Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan said RB Ryan Grant has been making progress in learning the playbook but is not sure if Grant will be active Week 5.
Sun, 30 Sep 2012 12:14:56 -0700
The Washington Redskins have declared OG Adam Gettis, WR Aldrick Robinson, FS Brandon Meriweather, CB Cedric Griffin, DL Markus White, QB Rex Grossman, RB Ryan Grant inactive for Week 4.
Wed, 26 Sep 2012 11:04:01 -0700
Washington Redskins RB Ryan Grant said he believes he will perform well in the team's zone blocking scheme because it is similar to the one he used when he was with the Green Bay Packers.
Tue, 25 Sep 2012 16:41:11 -0700
Washington Redskins RB Ryan Grant will add depth to the running back corps with RBs Evan Royster (knee, toe) and Roy Helu Jr. (toe) dealing with injuries. Royster is day-to-day with a strained patella tendon in his right knee, and he also aggravated a pre-existing turf toe injury. Helu is dealing with turf toe and had been limited with an injured Achilles' tendon in the preseason. Royster was limping around Monday, Sept. 24. Helu was wearing a walking boot following the team's Week 3 game, but he's listed as day-to-day, too.
Tue, 25 Sep 2012 16:40:40 -0700
The Washington Redskins will sign free-agent RB Ryan Grant (Packers) after he considered several offers from other clubs.
Tue, 25 Sep 2012 14:27:38 -0700
The Chicago Bears worked out free-agent RBs Ryan Grant (Packers) and Jacob Hester (Chargers) Tuesday, Sept. 25.
Tue, 18 Sep 2012 21:51:48 -0700
The Detroit Lions worked out free-agents RB Ryan Grant (Packers), RB Steve Slaton (Dolphins) and other undisclosed players, but they are not signing any at this point.
Mon, 17 Sep 2012 12:35:24 -0700
The Detroit Lions will bring in free-agent RB Ryan Grant (Packers) for a workout. Free-agent RB Steve Slaton (Dolphins) was also scheduled to be brought in for a workout this week.
Wed, 29 Aug 2012 23:05:30 -0700
Free-agent RB Ryan Grant (Packers) is working out at IMG Academy, and his agent said Grant is "patient" in waiting for the right offer.
Wed, 29 Aug 2012 07:07:23 -0700
The Jacksonville Jaguars are not looking at free-agent RB Ryan Grant (Packers). In fact, they have zero interest in the running back.
Tue, 14 Aug 2012 16:01:51 -0700
The Detroit Lions reportedly weren't interested in signing Green Bay Packers RB Cedric Benson but are looking at free-agent RB Ryan Grant (Packers).
Wed, 11 Jul 2012 08:15:53 -0700
The Green Bay Packers are not expected to add a veteran running back to the roster, even though free-agent RB Ryan Grant (Packers) would like to re-sign with the team.
Tue, 12 Jun 2012 22:56:31 -0700
The Green Bay Packers are not expected to re-sign free-agent RB Ryan Grant (Packers), and his locker is now occupied. The team appears committed to RB James Starks as the primary back, and RB Alex Green (knee) as the No. 2 tailback.
Wed, 09 May 2012 10:21:40 -0700
Updating a previous report, Alan Herman, agent for free-agent RB Ryan Grant (Packers), said Grant did not meet with the Detroit Lions as originally planned because of economic issues.
Tue, 08 May 2012 11:16:41 -0700
It's unclear if the Detroit Lions visited with free-agent RB Ryan Grant (Packers) Monday, May 7. Detroit may not have enough to ink Grant, though; they are thought to have less than $5 million before signing their draft picks. Grant visited with the New England Patriots in April.
Fri, 04 May 2012 11:53:47 -0700
The Green Bay Packers have not had any conversations with free-agent RB Ryan Grant (Packers) about returning to the team.
Thu, 03 May 2012 11:26:41 -0700
Alan Herman, agent for free-agent RB Ryan Grant (Packers), said Grant is currently considering an offer from the Detroit Lions.
Tue, 01 May 2012 19:37:27 -0700
Free-agent RB Cedric Benson (Bengals) reportedly wants to join the Oakland Raiders, but the team is more likely to pursue free-agent RB Ryan Grant (Packers) due to ties with general manager Reggie McKenzie, who was with the Green Bay Packers until this season.
Sat, 21 Apr 2012 11:00:58 -0700
The Green Bay Packers have expressed interest in re-signing free-agent RB Ryan Grant but may want to wait until after the 2012 NFL Draft to decide whether they want him back.
Fri, 20 Apr 2012 13:19:52 -0700
The New England Patriots met with free-agent RBs Ryan Grant (Packers) and Tim Hightower (Redskins) Friday, April 20.
Tue, 17 Apr 2012 14:30:05 -0700
Free-agent RB Ryan Grant (Packers) could land with a new team as early as this week, according to his agent. The Green Bay Packers are not one of the teams that is negotiating with Grant.
Wed, 07 Mar 2012 09:45:17 -0800
The Green Bay Packers have expressed interest in impending free-agent RB Ryan Grant but he is expected to hit the free-agent market. Grant's agent said there is expected to be interest in Grant and that he will looking for a team that fits him and make a good offer.
Sun, 26 Feb 2012 23:06:18 -0800
Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy is hopeful the team will re-sign impending free agent RB Ryan Grant. "Hope he's back," McCarthy said Sunday, Feb. 26. "We'll see what happens with his situation. Ryan's one of our leaders."
Sun, 05 Feb 2012 11:11:34 -0800
The Green Bay Packers may be interested in re-signing impending free-agent RB Ryan Grant to a one-year deal this offseason.
Tue, 17 Jan 2012 08:01:44 -0800
The Green Bay Packers may not look to re-sign impending free-agent RB Ryan Grant. The Packers may hesitate to commit more guaranteed money to a 29-year old running back. The team also has the presence of younger RBs James Starks and Brandon Saine on the roster.
Sun, 15 Jan 2012 17:30:55 -0800
Green Bay Packers RB Ryan Grant ran eight times for 33 yards in the Divisional Round playoff game Sunday, Jan. 15, against the New York Giants. He also added three catches for 17 yards, and he lost a fumble. Grant is scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent in March.
Sun, 01 Jan 2012 14:57:11 -0800
Green Bay Packers RB Ryan Grant rushed for 48 yards on 12 carries against the Detroit Lions in Week 17. He also caught one pass for 80 yards and one touchdown in the game.
Sun, 25 Dec 2011 21:15:00 -0800
Green Bay Packers RB Ryan Grant had 44 yards on eight carries in Week 16 against the Chicago Bears, and he added 34 yards on a pair of receptions. Teammate RB James Starks (ankle) aggravated his injury, so Grant and RB Brandon Saine might see added work in Week 17.
Fri, 16 Dec 2011 21:25:37 -0800
Green Bay Packers RB Ryan Grant might see a bulk of the work in Week 15 against the Kansas City Chiefs with RBs James Starks (knee) and Brandon Saine (concussion) listed as game-time decisions, and not expected to play.
Sun, 11 Dec 2011 19:44:55 -0800
Green Bay Packers RB Ryan Grant carried 10 times for 85 yards and two touchdowns in Week 14 against the Oakland Raiders, and he added one catch for 13 yards. Grant made the start with RB James Starks (knee, ankle) inactive.
Fri, 09 Dec 2011 22:32:27 -0800
Green Bay Packers RB Ryan Grant is expected to serve as the team's primary running back in Week 14 against the Oakland Raiders. Grant, who is in the final year of his contract, will be out to prove he is still a starter in the NFL. "I think it's an opportunity no matter what," Grant said. "Take it how you want, for real. It's an opportunity to be productive on a lot of levels."
Sun, 04 Dec 2011 21:13:22 -0800
Green Bay Packers RB Ryan Grant had 13 carries for just 29 yards in Week 13 against the New York Giants. He also had one reception for 17 yards. Grant saw increased touches with RB James Starks (ankle) being carted off early in the game.
Fri, 18 Nov 2011 14:34:08 -0800
Green Bay Packers RB Ryan Grant (knee) and FS Morgan Burnett (hand) fully participated in practice Friday, Nov. 18. Both are listed as probable for Week 11 and will be able to play.
Thu, 17 Nov 2011 12:07:28 -0800
Green Bay Packers S Morgan Burnett (hand) and RB Ryan Grant (knee) practiced in full Thursday, Nov. 17.