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QB Graham Harrell (Jonathan Daniel/Getty)

Being a backup quarterback in the preseason is a tough gig, but Graham Harrell has made it look much tougher than his predecessors in Green Bay. Harrell's in his third preseason with the Packers, yet his play statistically has regressed rather than progressed.

The NFL is a bottom-line business. In Cleveland, the bottom line is Colt McCoy has a 6-15 record with 20 touchdowns and 20 interceptions in 21 career starts. That's why they used a first-round draft pick on a quarterback who will turn 29 less than a month into his rookie season and handed him the starting job with no questions asked. In Green Bay, the bottom line is Graham Harrell has put up...

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