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Report: Packers sign backup quarterback Seneca Wallace

Seneca Wallace will be the Packers' backup in their Week One opener with the 49ers. (Rob Carr/Getty Images) Seneca Wallace will be the Packers' backup QB in their Week One opener with the 49ers. (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

The Packers have signed Seneca Wallace to back up starting quarterback Aaron Rodger, according to Ed Werder of ESPN.

The Packers were in need of a backup after cutting quarterbacks Vince Young and B.J. Coleman. Wallace and Packers practice squad quarterback Scott Tolzien both can run the offense of the 49ers -- their Week One opponent -- and Wallace may bring added incentive toward San Francisco.

Wallace left the 49ers last week amidst disputes of whether or not he planned to retire.

Wallace came away from his experience with the 49ers and coach Jim Harbaugh feeling jilted, telling the Des Moines Register the team brought him in just to leverage backup quarterback Colt McCoy into accepting a pay cut.

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He was drafted out of Iowa State by the Seahawks in 2005 and played the last two seasons with the Browns.

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