Catching Up with Ahman Green: Where Is the Packers' All-Time Leading Rusher Now?

J FCorrespondent IMarch 1, 2011

GREEN BAY, WI - DECEMBER 27: Ahman Green #34 of the Green Bay Packers runs for yardage against the Seattle Seahawks at Lambeau Field on December 27, 2009 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Packers defeated the Seahawks 48-10. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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Ahman Green surpassed Hall of Famer Jim Taylor as the all-time leading rusher for the Green Bay Packers after they re-signed him for the 2009 season. 

He spent two unproductive seasons in Houston after he became a free agent and left Green Bay in 2007, but from 2000-2004 he picked up over 1,000 yards on the ground each season, including a 1,883-yard year in 2003, when he won NFC Offensive Player of the Year.

Green gathered 8,322 yards in eight seasons with the Pack, was invited to the Pro Bowl four times and was a two-time All-Pro selection.

In 2010, after his inability to find a home in the NFL, Ahman signed with the Omaha Nighthawks of the United Football League and also became the all-time leading rusher for the team in the town of his birth.

He'll take his talents to the Canadian Football League in 2011 to play for the Montreal Alouettes, but he's still looking to get back in the NFL. That will be a tough task for a 34-year-old at his position.

The smartest thing he could do is retire with the honor of being the leading rusher in the history of the most historic team in the National Football League, the Green Bay Packers. It will be a long time before his record is even threatened.

Ahman Green may never make it into the NFL Hall of Fame, but he'll surely be inducted into the Packers Hall of Fame in the near future.