Packers Officially Sign RB Cedric Benson

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Packers Officially Sign RB Cedric Benson

August 12, 2012 Updated Aug 12, 2012 at 11:44 PM CDT

Green Bay, WI (Northland's NewsCenter) --- The Green Bay Packers have officially signed free agent running back Cedric Benson, the team announced on Sunday afternoon.

Benson spent the past four seasons in Cincinnati, where he led the team in rushing each season and eclipsed the 1,000-yard rushing mark in each of the past three years.

In his eight-year NFL career, Benson has rushed for 5,769 yards and 31 touchdowns while playing in 91 games. Team officials announced on Sunday that Benson will wear number 32 with the Packers.

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