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GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Scott Tolzien was born into a family of Chicago Bears fans. Living in Rolling Meadows, Ill., a suburb of Chicago, that made sense. But Tolzien -- who started two seasons for the Wisconsin Badgers and is now a member of the Green Bay Packers' practice squad -- always rooted for the team his family hated most.
"I grew up a Packers fan," Tolzien said Monday inside Green Bay's locker room. "Some would say, 'Well, that's just because you're here now,' but that's the truth. My family was Bears fans, but I was the black sheep in that aspect."
Released by the San Francisco 49ers on Aug. 26, Tolzien was signed Monday by the Packers as part of Green Bay's backup-quarterback overhaul. Vince Young was cut Saturday and B.J. Coleman was released early Monday, making it appear temporarily as if there was not a No. 2 quarterback behind Aaron Rodgers. But Young and Coleman were soon replaced by Tolzien and veteran Seneca Wallac...
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With the Packers’ backup quarterback situation more unsettled than the Jets’ starting quarterback situation it’s been easy to forget that Green Bay receiver Jordy Nelson has knee surgery in early August and missed the balance of training camp.
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GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Green Bay Packers' backup quarterback carousel has not stopped spinning. After releasing both of their top reserves -- first Graham Harrell and then Vince Young -- over the past week, the Packers were left with only 2012 seventh-round pick B.J. Coleman to take snaps behind starter Aaron Rodgers. Now, not even that is true.
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The Green Bay Packers signed QB Seneca Wallace to backup starter
Aaron Rodgers and released B.J. Coleman Monday.
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Seneca Wallace retired, then didn’t retire, got mad at the 49ers and now signed with the team that plays the 49ers Week 1.
Packers signing Seneca Wallace as backup to Aaron Rodgers. They open vs Niners and have two of their QBS – Wallace, Scott Tolzien to prep D.
— Ed Werder (@Edwerderespn) September 2, 2013
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Seneca Wallace joins the Packers after allegedly retiring during a short stint with the 49ers. Wallace, who was drafted by Seattle when Ted Thompson was with the Seahawks, boasts a 6-15 career record as a starter.