Graham Harrell throws during Green Bay Packers training camp practice on Ray Nitschke Field in Ashwaubenon on Aug. 1, 2011.
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 ...