The Green Bay Packers have cut Graham Harrell, Vince Young and B.J. Coleman over the past two weeks, which leaves the team without a back up quarterback behind Aaron Rodgers. Because of that, the team is one injury away from being in contention for the No. 1 overall pick in the 2014 NFL Draft.
In an effort to bolster the depth, the Packers are reportedly set to sign journeyman quarterback Seneca Wallace.
Ed Werder of ESPN has the report:
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
Interestingly enough, Wallace spent the preseason as a member of the San Francisco 49ers, who just happen to be the Packers Week One opponent. He will help prep the defense for the season-opener and be the safety net the team needs if Rodgers goes down.
It is a less than ideal situation behind Rodgers, but the Packers have always been able to find a way to make things work.
The only good news is that we won’t have to worry about Tim Tebow or, god forbid, Brett Favre getting a call to serve as the back up … yet.