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Offline TheKanataThrilla  
#11 Posted : Saturday, February 23, 2013 1:46:09 PM(UTC)
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If I am not mistaken his only game film from 2012 has him fumbling in the red zone and kneeling. [grin1]
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#12 Posted : Saturday, February 23, 2013 2:33:18 PM(UTC)
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With absolutely nothing to show that he belongs in this league after going undrafted, I doubt any team would even give a conditional 7th rounder for him.
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#13 Posted : Saturday, February 23, 2013 5:53:32 PM(UTC)
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play2win said: Go to Quoted Post
No shit. [laughing] [laughing] [laughing] [laughing]

You, sir, are obviously not a Harrell believer. I am. No sweat. I do find it a bit humorous.

I don't know how you categorize him as one of the worst backups in the league. But, as you say, its silly season.



Part of has to do with the fact he wasn't even able to be a part of the NFL for awhile, meaning no other teams wanted him. Then it's his noodle-like arm and average accuracy. His unimpressive preseason, and mistakes during the only time he was actually needed in the regular season. It's not that I think he's useless, I just saw more potential out of BJ Coleman than Harrell, in the long run. I can understand why Harrell was kept as the #2 this season given the circumstances, but I don't see a lot to work with. At least Coleman has a big arm. All I see out of Harrell is average at best and mostly below average. He also doesn't have any NFL experience to fall back on. Add all of those things together and a team would be hard pressed to have a worse back-up QB. Of course he could make some huge jump this off season, as any player could, but I'm not expecting it. Hopefully Coleman gets the mental part of the game down good enough this off season to take the number 2 spot. He looks like someone that might actually have a chance to be a solid backup. Either way, I'm sure Ted Thompson will have his eyes on some QBs in this draft is they happen to fall a bit. I'm rooting for BJ Coleman, though.
Offline JustJeff  
#14 Posted : Saturday, February 23, 2013 5:53:40 PM(UTC)
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play2win said: Go to Quoted Post
I think Aaron Rodgers might think differently, and probably some pro personnel people.

I don't even know what that means. Aaron might... :-k

He's been with us three years. Flynn made an obvious quantum leap in that span. Harrell has not.

In the preseason, working against KC's defense - despite being late in the game, KC still had many starters on the field - Harrell looked very good. He posted a perfect passer rating of 158.3, but the one caveat is that it was strictly shotgun, all hurry up, all spread. It's what he did in college.

In the first three preseason games, before the KC game, he struggled mightily. He went 32 of 63 for 261 yards, 1 TD and 2 INTs. That's barely over 53 for a passer rating.

Any team interested isn't going to look at the four passes he threw in the regular season. They'll look at that preseason tape. He looks great in the gun, but he's shaky at best under center.

Offline rabidgopher04  
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doddpower said: Go to Quoted Post
I don't even think Harrell is the best QB on the Packers roster (Coleman is).


Aaron Rodgers is all right too. Maybe in a couple years he'll turn into something.

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#16 Posted : Saturday, February 23, 2013 6:32:41 PM(UTC)
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rabidgopher04 said: Go to Quoted Post
Aaron Rodgers is all right too. Maybe in a couple years he'll turn into something.



heh, you caught me! Of course I meant backup QB. Oops!
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doddpower said: Go to Quoted Post
heh, you caught me! Of course I meant backup QB. Oops!


Just messing with you! \:d/
Offline RajiRoar  
#18 Posted : Saturday, February 23, 2013 7:51:28 PM(UTC)
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No team outside of GB gives two shits about Grahm Harrell.

He'd be lucky to land on another team WITHOUT costing draft picks to get.

Remember his goal line fumble on his 1st play when Arod got his eye poked? Yeah..

Offline Mucky Tundra  
#19 Posted : Saturday, February 23, 2013 8:07:15 PM(UTC)
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Why would an NFL team trade a draft pick for a guy like Harrell when they can could get someone like Cousins from the Redskins who actually has experience starting and coming off the bench?
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#20 Posted : Saturday, February 23, 2013 8:14:09 PM(UTC)
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Mucky Tundra said: Go to Quoted Post
Why would an NFL team trade a draft pick for a guy like Harrell when they can could get someone like Cousins from the Redskins who actually has experience starting and coming off the bench?


And don't forget NFL caliber talent. ;-)
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