Scout Premium Content

Point-Counterpoint: Scout, Coach on Harrell

QB Graham Harrell (Jonathan Daniel/Getty)

Packer Report talked to quarterbacks coach Ben McAdoo and an AFC scout who attended Thursday's preseason game to get the scoop on Graham Harrell. Coach Mike McCarthy said Harrell played better than the perception. How so? And what did the scout say about Harrell, Colt McCoy and trade speculation?

Mike McCarthy said Graham Harrell graded "higher than the perception" following last week's loss to Cleveland. We said Harrell has been "terrible." The truth, not surprisingly, falls somewhere in between. On Monday, Packer Report discussed Harrell's performance with Green Bay Packers quarterbacks coach Ben McAdoo and an AFC scout who was in attendance for Thursday's preseason game. Not... Recommended Stories

  • Maybe it was never as bad as it seemed, but Green Bay's run defense is playing better, and a healthy Letroy Guion is one reason why. (John Konstantaras/Getty Images)

  • The Packers rolled out a shiny new wrinkle with a catchy name last week; we examine its roots and reasoning. (Benny Sieu/USA TODAY)

  • One of the worst defenses in the league "can't wait" to face Aaron Rodgers and the Packers on Sunday night. (Derick E. Hingle/USA TODAY)

  • Every week, Fantasy Football Expert Jeb Gorham digs in his list of rankings to find the best sleepers for deeper formats. Consider giving these players a chance, but be aware of the risk! Tampa Bay…

  • Check out this classic video of Dan Larson battling an acrobatic sailfish on a trip to the world-famous Tropic Star Lodge in Panama.

Up Next

Being a backup quarterback in the preseason is a tough gig, but Graham Harrell has made it look much…