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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 to get a reasonable idea of the type of NFL quarterback he might be if forced into action by a Rodgers injury during the regular season, and concern was building around a team with Super Bowl aspirations.Amid his struggles, Rodgers and coach Mike McCarthy stood by Harrell and supported him, and that support was finally justified in Green Bay's preseason finale Thursday night.In the Packers' 24-3 win over the Kansas City Chiefs at Lambeau Field, Harrell finished with a perfect 158.3 passer rating and displayed arm strength and accuracy that weren't readily apparent in the team's first...
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According to Paul Imig of FOX Sports Wisconsin, it looks like Cedric Benson will be the Green Bay Packers starting running back when the 2012 season kicks off in just under two weeks.
“It sounds like Cedric Benson is about to officially be named the Packers’ starting running back for this season.
“Benson’s biggest competition for that spot during Green Bay’s recent...
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