• Debating Young's skill, Harrell's knowledge

    Summary of 10 articles · Updated Aug 25, 2013
    Graham Harrell , the Packers’ backup last season, coach Mike McCarthy and general manager Ted Thompson essentially admitted that Young’s talents outweighed Harrell’s knowledge of the offense. When Young was signed on Aug. With Aaron Rodgers in town, preseason was the chance for Harrell to make his case for both the backup job and for other teams that might be looking for help at the position. The Packers and the other 31 teams have until Tuesday afternoon to cut down to 75 players. A day after the Green Bay Packers released backup quarterback Graham Harrell , the beneficiary of that move, Vince Young , tried to act like nothing changed. In addition to Harrell, the Packers released wide receiver Alex Gillett, wide receiver Omarius Hines, runinng back Angelo Pease, defensive tackle Gilbert Peña and wide receiver Justin Wilson. Earlier this week, Packers General Manager Ted Thompson said that it was possible that the Packers’ kicker wasn’t on the roster so Ramirez would seem to have a shot at winning the job if he does well in the next couple of weeks.
    Source: ESPN.com
    • Why things haven't changed for Young

      GREEN BAY, Wis. -- A day after the Green Bay Packers released backup quarterback Graham Harrell, the beneficiary of that move, Vince Young, tried to act like nothing changed. In one respect, he was correct. Even though the practice snaps on Sunday indic…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Pack cut Harrell, open door for Young at backup

      The Green Bay Packers released Graham Harrell on Sunday, opening the door for Vince Young to be Aaron Rodgers' backup.
    • Packers sign kicker, release six players including Graham Harrell

      The Packers made quarterback Graham Harrell’s departure official on Sunday while also adding a third foot to the competition at kicker. It won’t be a veteran competing against Mason Crosby and Giorgio Tavecchio, however. The Packers have signed Zach Ram…
    • Source: Cowboys not interested in Harrell

      ARLINGTON, Texas -- Former Ennis (Texas) High School and Texas Tech quarterback Graham Harrell was released by Green Bay on Saturday. The move will push former Texas star quarterback Vince Young into a backup role behind Aaron Rodgers. The possibility o…
      Source: ESPN.com
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      Credit: Ross Franklin AP. I can’t remember which movie this quote is from,” that is so crazy, it might just work. I bring this up because I’m not sure that Coach McCarthy’s plan is for the preseason? It seems to me a little crazy, if not unorthodox. McC…

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