Alex Green out, Ryan Grant starts for Packers

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For the first time this season, Ryan Grant will be the Packers’ starting running back today.

Alex Green has not been cleared to return from a concussion, and Grant will get the start today against the Titans, ESPN’s Chris Mortensen reports.

Grant started 14 games for the Packers last season, but he wasn’t re-signed in the offseason, briefly played for the Redskins this season and didn’t return to Green Bay until this month. With Cedric Benson and Green both injured, however, the Packers are running out of options and will turn back to Grant.

Grant got his first extended action of the season last week against the Bears, carrying eight times for 32 yards.