Holmgren's trade explanation upsets Green

Updated: October 4, 2003, 2:19 AM ET

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Earlier in the week, running back Ahman Green said he couldn't find any extra motivation to face his former team, the Seattle Seahawks, and Mike Holmgren, the man who traded him.

But that was before he heard Holmgren's explanation for trading him to the Green Bay Packers in 2000 for cornerback Fred Vinson. Green was a short-yardage back and kick returner in Seattle but had fallen into Holmgren's doghouse for fumbling in the preseason.

The trade turned out to be one-sided ...

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