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Following what can only be described as an uninspired and disappointing training camp, including lackluster preseason game performances, Green Bay Packers backup quarterback Graham Harrell was released on Saturday, according to reports. Here's a video report from ESPN's Adam Schefter about the situation:While there was apparently no doubts about the nature of Harrell as a great teammate and person, there were just too many ongoing doubts about him as the primary backup to Aaron Rodgers.With veteran Vince Young brought into camp a month ago for competition, the pressure to perform was definitely turned up a notch. Harrell couldn't respond. It appears now that Young, by virtue of his work over the pass month and flashes of what he could do -- including leading an 80-yard touchdown drive Friday evening against the Seahawks -- was enough for the Packers to part ways with Harrell. B.J. Coleman likely will be the third quarterback, either stashed on the practice squad or on th...
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Somebody alert the Minnesota Vikings, another Packers player has hit the open market. Reports are out there that Graham Harrell is getting cut, meaning Vince Young has won the Packers’ backup QB job. The Packers are effed if Vince Young needs to play for an extended stretch of games, but probably not as effed as they...
Adam Schefter of ESPN’s NFL Insider reported this afternoon via Twitter that the Green Bay Packers are releasing quarterback Graham Harrell:
Looks as if Vince Young has won Packers backup QB job. Packers are releasing QB Graham Harrell.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 24, 2013
The news comes less than 24 hours after a forgettable performance by Harrell in the Packers...
Packers back up quarterback Vince Young put up some strong numbers during Friday night’s preseason game.
Young finished with 41 yards passing on six of seven completions and ran the ball three times for 39 yards.
Through three preseason appearances, V.Y. is 12-of-19 passing (63.2 percent) for 74 yards, the touchdown, and no turnovers. He’s still got some juice in his legs with...
As was recently reported, Green Bay Packers backup QB Graham Harrell became the first victim of The Turk today; however, it hasn’t stopped with him. Rob Demovsky just reported on Twitter that two more players have been cut: WR Justin Wilson and WR Omarius Hines. This makes three out of fifteen players that the Packers must cut before the deadline on Tuesday, August 27th, in order...
The Packers are reportedly releasing backup quarterback Graham Harrell, which would make Vince Young the No. 2 man behind Aaron Rodgers.
Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy says Vince Young’s ability to run was the difference maker in his decision to release quarterback Graham Harrell. “Vince Young made plays with his feet. It’s something that was a huge asset of Vince’s. He’s getting better,” McCarthy said in
After an impressive performance on Friday night by Vince Young, the Packers will be releasing Graham Harrell, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. https://twitter.com/AdamSchefter/status/371359702510477312 As much as the Packers would have liked to have seen Harrell win the back up job, he never stepped up the way they needed him to. Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ...
The Green Bay Packers have a bit of a battle for the backup quarterback job going between Vince Young and Graham Harrell. Young had his best performance of the preseason in Friday’s 17-10 loss to the Seattle Seahawks at Lambeau Field, completing six of seven passes for
Here are our predictions for the first round of Packers 2013 roster moves. Per NFL rules, the roster must be cut down from 90 players to 75 by the end of the day on Tuesday, August 27th. The final round of cuts for the 53-man roster will occur by Saturday, August 31st, so stay tuned for our final staff predictions throughout the week.
NOTE: Over the past few days, we’ve had seven...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Graham Harrell era as the Green Bay Packers' backup quarterback is over. Less than 24 hours after Harrell entered the Packers' preseason game in relief of Aaron Rodgers and produced five scoreless drives, the team has decided to release him and go in a different direction, according to FOXSports.com's Alex Marvez.
That different direction is likely...
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Six cuts were made Sunday as the Green Bay Packers moved closer to getting their roster down to 75 players by Tuesday's deadline.
In addition to quarterback Graham Harrell, whose release was widely known Saturday, the Packers also cut wide receivers Alex Gillett, Omarius Hines and Justin Wilson, defensive tackle Gilbert Pena and running back Angelo Pease....
Aaron Rodgers played just one series and Graham Harrell couldn't move the team, but Vince Young provided an immediate spark with his legs on the Packers' only touchdown drive of the night in a 17-10 loss to Seattle.