Originally posted on Packers Notes  |  Last updated 8/18/12
Seattle’s Tavaris Jackson would be a good backup quarterback for the Packers Ted Thompson and Mike McCarthy have given no indication that they’re looking to replace Graham Harrell as the team’s backup quarterback, but that isn’t going to stop me from speculating on possible replacements. The pickings are very slim, but here are three players who I feel would upgrade the position: My top choice would be Tavaris Jackson. I know Packer fans will scoff because of his less than stellar work with the Vikings and Seahawks, but he also had less than stellar coaching and less than stellar receivers in Minnesota and Seattle. Get him away from Brad Childress and Darrell Bevell and he might actually have a chance to develop into a pretty decent quarterback. When GM John Schneider decides to trade Jackson – and he will – his former colleagues and longtime buddies in Green Bay figure to get a call. My second choice would be Colt McCoy. He’s not talented enough to win games with a bad team like C...
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