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Green Bay Packer backup quarterback Graham Harrell stepped up last night and proved he is ready for the regular season to begin. Graham Harrell lead the Green Bay Packer offense to a 24-3 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs in the final preseason game Thursday night. While leading the Green Bay offense, which was full of non starters, Graham Harrell completed 13 passes while attempting 15 for 223 yards. During Green Bay’s first three preseason games Harrell struggled completing passes and leading the Packer offense to the end zone. Thursday night Green Bays offense was able to put 17 points on the board with two touchdowns coming by the way of passes from Graham Harrell. The defensive unit was able to contribute to the point total via a Sam Shields interception, which the cornerback ran into the end zone. Concern for the Packer’s defense came in the first quarter when B.J. Raji came up limping after hurting his left ankle. Raji did not see any more playing time during the game. With...

Harrell Silences Doubters, Leads Packers Win

After three dismal performances, Graham Harrell posted a perfect passer rating and led Green Bay to touchdowns on all three possessions to pace a 24-3 victory over Kansas City on Thursday night. The Packers closed the preseason with a 2-2 record.

Harrell beats back critics with perfect QB rating

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Aaron Rodgers was not pleased with the way the media and the public had been treating his backup quarterback, Graham Harrell, throughout the preseason.But Harrell's play had warranted criticism. Through the Packers' first three games, he had completed just 32 of 63 passes with one touchdown and two interceptions. He had made enough throws for fans and reporters...

NFL Rumors: Are the Green Bay Packers in the market for another quarterback?

Could the Green Bay Packers be in the market for another quarterback to add to their roster? On Friday, all 32 NFL teams had to trim their rosters to the 53-man limit and a few interesting quarterback possibilities were made available if the Packers aren’t completely sold on Graham Harrell. Harrell is the only quarterback other than Aaron Rodgers currently on the Packers roster...

Green Bay Packers Route Kansas City Chiefs in Preseason Finale

So Graham Harrell is now the backup to Aaron Rodgers. There's no disputing that now as Harrell saved his best performance for the final preseason game and the Green Bay Packers blew out the Kansas City Chiefs, 24-3.Harrell couldn't have been more efficient. He finished the evening 13-15 for 223 yards and two touchdowns. The Packers scored on all three possessions Harrell...

Harrell and offensive line depth still concerns

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Now that Packers general manager Ted Thompson and head coach Mike McCarthy have sorted out their 53-man roster for this season, there are still plenty of strengths from a team that finished 15-1 during the 2011 regular season. However, Green Bay fell short of its goal to become back-to-back Super Bowl champions and have a few areas that could be a concern this...

Harrell has big night, Packers beat Chiefs

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- Backup quarterback Graham Harrell finally came through with the strong preseason performance the Green Bay Packers were looking for, driving the offense for touchdowns on all three of his possessions in a 24-3 victory over the Kansas City Chiefs.Harrell completed 13 of 15 passes for 223 yards with two touchdowns in both teams' final tuneup Thursday night...

Notes On A Preseason Game

Backup quarterback Graham Harrell played very well versus Kansas City The title of this post pays homage to Notes On a Scandal - one of the most underrated movies in recent years. Anyway, here are 6 thoughts from the Packers’ 24-3 win over the Chiefs on Thursday night: 1) While cornerback Sam Shields has been playing better as of late, it’s important to realize that most of...

Packers finish preseason in fine form; final roster being formed

The Green Bay Packers completed their 2012 preseason schedule last evening at Lambeau Field, beating the Kansas City Chiefs 24-3 and ending with a 2-2 record. It was, as any Packer fan would hope, a sign that things are coming together on offense and defense. Now, to be honest, the number one unit on both offense and defense looked a bit spotty in their play. Didn't do much of...
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