Green Bay Packers running back Alex Green during training camp practice at Ray Nitschke Field, Tuesday, August 14, 2012.
1. The Packers' shortage of running backs means they'll get a look at Alex Green with their starters and then pray they get through the rest of the game without any more injuries at that position.
Tonight should provide a good indication of how far along Green is from knee-reconstruction last year.
Recently signed Cedric Benson is among four backs who won't play tonight. He's practiced twice with the team but not in pads, so it's highly unlikely coach Mike McCarthy will play him without any prior contact work in practice. The others out are: James Starks (turf toe), Du'ane Bennett (knee), John ...