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What Type of Fantasy Year Will RB Grant Have?

For you Packer fans that love Fantasy Football and are thinking of taking one of your own in running back Ryan Grant, read the following tidbit from Pro Football Weekly on Grant, who didn’t play as well as many thought he would last season:

Which Ryan Grant awaits fantasy leaguers this season?

Will it be the eye-popping 2007 version that burst out of the woodwork around midseason and immediately started racking up fantasy numbers to die for?

Or will it be the uneven 2008 version whose noteworthy fantasy numbers were few and far between?

Nobody knows for sure, but there are two particular factors increasing the odds that a return to Grant’s ’07 fantasy form could be in the offing — a healthy body and a healthy mind.

Grant had neither of those in ’08. For starters, a year ago at this time his mind was focused more on his wallet than the upcoming season, as contract concerns kept him from participating in any of the Packers’ offseason activities right up through the first week of training camp.

Then not long after finally signing a new deal last August, Grant’s body suffered a major blow when he suffered a severe hamstring pull.

Grant was healthy enough to start the 2008 season intact, but he clearly wasn’t the same player as he was the previous year, especially when it came to finishing plays and picking up yards after contact.

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