Advertisement

You will be redirected to the page you want to view in  seconds.

Notebook: Packers promote Harrell to roster rather than lose him to Bills

10:37 PM, Dec. 7, 2011
Graham Harrell throws during Green Bay Packers training camp practice on Ray Nitschke Field in Ashwaubenon on Aug. 1, 2011.
Graham Harrell throws during Green Bay Packers training camp practice on Ray Nitschke Field in Ashwaubenon on Aug. 1, 2011.
  • Filed Under

The Buffalo Bills forced the Packers' hand on quarterback Graham Harrell this week.

The Bills offered Harrell a spot on their 53-man roster, so the Packers had to decide whether to promote him from their practice squad or let him go. In a sign that they view him as a possible No. 2 quarterback next year after Matt Flynn's presumed departure in free agency, the Packers offered Harrell a spot on their 53, and he chose to stay with them rather than go to Buffalo.

"It just shows that they want to keep you around, that's nice," Harrell said. "It's a good thing to be wanted. (Tuesday) was kind of stressful day ...

What's your take on the Packers Family Night change?

Retrieving results.
Watching practice is fine.(Your vote)
15%
576 votes
I'd rather watch a scrimmage.(Your vote)
23%
856 votes
I don't want to pay to watch practice.(Your vote)
27%
1018 votes
It doesn't matter to me.(Your vote)
34%
1272 votes

Catch up on the latest in our pregame show every game day.

Football fans

If you've ever answered "Who has the ball?" with "It's halftime," you might recognize The Airhead. Check out the characters in our cartoon gallery of oddball fans.

Special Reports

ORDER YOURS

Football fans

If you've ever answered "Who has the ball?" with "It's halftime," you might recognize The Airhead. Check out the characters in our cartoon gallery of oddball fans.

Special Reports