Greg Jennings, Cedric Benson practice in pads for Packers

Green Bay Packers wide receiver Greg Jennings took to the team's practice field in pads Sunday for the first time since suffering a concussion on Aug. 3, according to the Green Bay Press-Gazette.

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"I hit my head on the ground, split my nose," Jennings said, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. "But it was probably a little bit before that. Got hit Wednesday, practiced, finished practice. The next day, headaches during practice. Didn't think anything of it. Friday, Family Night, I probably re-aggravated it.

"I make it sound like it was minor. It really wasn't."

Jennings was banned from the weight room and treadmill while he recovered. Jennings said also it was the third concussion of his career, according to Press-Gazette

Recently signed running back Cedric Benson also suited up for his first practice with the Packers in pads as well, the Journal Sentinel reported.

Benson, who signed with the Packers on Aug. 12, spent the last four seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals where he led the team in rushing each season.

Benson is getting reps in at practice while fellow Packers running back, James Starks, recovers from turf toe. Coach Mike McCarthy said Starks will need a couple more weeks before he's ready to return.

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