Running back Joe McKnight, formerly of the New York Jets, announced via Twitter that he is headed to Green Bay. (UPDATE: According to ProFootballTalk, citing multiple sources, McKnight is only in Green Bay for a tryout.) McKnight, 25, was cut during the 75-man reduction last week, which makes the timing of the signing a little odd. […]
Now, it seems, we have come full circle. With the knee injury sustained by James Starks on Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings, the Packers became very thin at the position when looking at starting talent. It was obvious they needed to do something to again help the group out, and the signing of Ryan Grant was arguably the best option they had.