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‘Tis the season to lose your job. The NFL regular season is about to kick off and that means that teams have been rapidly preparing for their Week 1 tilts and, of course, finalizing their 53-man rosters. Most seasons there are some surprising developments on that front around the league with high-priced veterans being replaced with younger, cheaper players. Much of this was avoided this season with perhaps the biggest surprise being, simply, Vince Young’s failure to hold onto his job as the Green Bay Packers’ backup quarterback... Read more
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The Packers have signed Seneca Wallace just days after he was released by San Francisco, Green Bay's opening-game opponent.
Wallace is entering his 10th pro season, and replaces B.J. Coleman as the backup for Aaron Rodgers. Coleman was released Monday.
Wallace left the 49ers last week and San Francisco coach Jim Harbaugh said the quarterback was ''not going to continue...
An AFC scout likes new quarterback Seneca Wallace's intelligence, mobility and ability to not screw up things. “Mike Holmgren felt he was good enough and smart enough to execute the game plan and not lose the game,” the scout said.
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.
The Green Bay Packers dumped backup quarterback Vince Young on Saturday and moved B.J. Coleman up to No. 2 on the teams depth cart.
While the move came as a surprise the Packers and general manager Ted Thompson took the blame for signing Young.
“Quite frankly, it probably wasn’t fair to Vince,” Thompson said. “We threw a lot on his plate, and the fault is probably...
The Packers went from Graham Harrell to Vince Young to B.J. Coleman before signing Seneca Wallace on Monday. Wallace, like practice squad addition Scott Tolzien, played for San Francisco. How convenient.
Packers GM Ted Thompson in a rare admission of wrongdoing, stated that they did not create the best environment for Vince Young to succeed in.
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After the Packers cut B.J Coleman, who was the only backup quarterback on their roster, everyone was wondering who the backup quarterback was going to be. It's now going to be Seneca Wallace.
Wallace signed with the Packers early this morning, Ed Werder of ESPN.com reports.
Seneca Wallace left the San Fransisco 49ers under very weird circumstances with a report that he was...
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.
Coleman was released by the team...
Seneca Wallace's retirement from the NFL lasted less than 72 hours. He was signed by the Packers on Monday morning. SOURCE: Ed Werder, ESPNFantasy Spin:He'll only see playing time in blowouts or in the unlikely event of an Aaron Rodgers injury. Wallace, who was cut by San Francisco a little less than a week ago, is on his third team in the last month.
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
According to ESPN’s Ed Werder via Adam Schefter, the Green Bay Packers have signed Seneca Wallace to back up Aaron Rodgers.
And Ed Werder is reporting the Packers have signed QB Seneca Wallace to back up Aaron Rodgers.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) September 2, 2013
Wallace is still a solid NFL back up. Hopefully nothing will happen to Aaron Rodgers.
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Seneca Wallace is the new backup to Aaron Rodgers…for now.
The game of musical chairs behind Aaron Rodgers continues for the Green Bay Packers.
After the Packers released Vince Young over the weekend, B.J. Coleman became the default backup to Rodgers. The Packers did sign another quarterback in former Wisconsin Badger Scott Tolzien but he has since been placed on the practice...
The Green Bay Packers signed QB Seneca Wallace to backup starter
Aaron Rodgers and released B.J. Coleman Monday.
B.J. Coleman and Vince Young were sent packing in favor of Seneca Wallace.
If the Green Bay Packers had their way, no one else but Aaron Rodgers would take a snap at quarterback during the regular season except in mop up duty during a blowout victory.
That said, they need some kind of a Plan B behind the 2011 NFL MVP in case of a doomsday scenario in which Rodgers is out for multiple...