Report: Jets sign ex-Packers QB Graham Harrell

Wednesday August 28th, 2013

Graham Harrell has signed with the Jets. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) Graham Harrell has signed with the Jets. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

The New York Jets, in need of quarterback help for their final preseason game, have signed former Packers quarterback Graham Harrell, according to reports.

Harrell immediately moved to No. 2 on the depth chart for New York's last preseason game, reports The New York Daily News' Manish Mehta. Matt Simms will start.

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