The Green Bay Packers have signed veteran quarterback Seneca Wallace and released two-year backup quarterback B.J. Coleman Monday. The move gives Green Bay a new option behind Aaron Rodgers after four backup’s failed in the preseason including Graham Harrell, who was cut by the Jets yesterday, Vince Young, B.J. Coleman and Matt Brown.
Wallace, a 5-foot-11, 205-pound 10th-year player out of Iowa State, was drafted by Seattle in the fourth round (No. 110 overall) of the 2003 NFL Draft. He played for the Seahawks for seven seasons (2003-09) and the Cleveland Browns for two seasons (2010-11). Wallace has played in 62 career games with 21 starts and has completed 452 of 764 passes (59.2 percent) for 4,808 yards and 31 TDs with and 18 INTs for a 81.3 passer rating. He was with the Browns during the 2012 preseason and spent time with New Orleans and San Francisco during the 2013 preseason. Wallace will wear No. 9 for the Packers.