GREEN BAY - Free agent running back Cedric Benson has visited the Green Bay Packers, who may be looking to boost their depth at running back.
Agent Eugene Parker confirmed Friday that Benson visited Green Bay, but did not indicate that a deal was in place.
ESPN reported earlier Friday that Benson had visited the team and was expected to sign.
Benson is a free agent after four seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals. He had 273 carries for 1,067 yards and six touchdowns rushing last season and has surpassed the 1,000-yard rushing mark in each of the past three seasons.
The Packers did not re-sign veteran free agent Ryan Grant in the offseason, leaving James Starks as the most experienced member of a young backfield.
Massive tornado flattens homes, neighborhoods in Oklahoma
OKLAHOMA CITY, OK - A monstrous tornado as much as a mile wide roars through the Oklahoma City suburbs, flattening entire neighborhoods, setting buildings on fire and landing a direct blow on an elementary school.
NBC News reports at least 37 people are confirmed dead as of 7:30 p.m.
The storm laid waste to scores of buildings in Moore, south of the city.
The National Weather Service says it had winds up to 200 mph.
People wearing neon-green vests were joined by residents in the search through rubble. Neighborhoods are flattened and homes blown apart.
Gary Knight with the Oklahoma City Police Department says an elementary school took a direct hit from the mile-wide tornado.
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