May 22, 2012; Green Bay, WI, USA; Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) takes a break during organized team activities at Ray Nitschke Field. Mandatory Credit: Mary Langenfeld-US PRESSWIRE
Welcome to 'The Lull'. We're between offseason workouts and training camp, meaning there won't be a whole lot of news over the next 5-6 weeks. We're going to spend that time by writing a bunch of series that we had planned. This one is a position-by-position projection of the 53-man roster. We start in an easy spot.
Quarterback is one of four positions on the Green Bay Packers roster where no one is currently fighting for a job. The only other ones are kicker, punter and long snapper. Aaron Rodgers' job security doesn't even need to be discussed, and there's no reason to believe that B.J. Coleman is going to challenge Graham Harrell for the backup QB job.
The only thing that might throw a wrench into this is the possibility of a trade. We wrote about the possibility of a Colt McCoy trade yesterday, but I don't envision that or any other trade happening. Mike McCarthy has had nothing but positive things to say about Graham Harrell, whose completion percentage and interception-to-attempts ratio in preseason last year were palatable, though not spectacular. Expect a better 2012 preseason from Harrell.
Starter: Aaron Rodgers - I know, stunning revelation! The other posts in this series will be considerably more interesting. He's the reigning league MVP and he's an all-around awesome dude.
Job security: Ironclad - He's Aaron Rodgers.
Backup: Graham Harrell - Hopefully we see a big jump from Harrell. I think we will. If Ted Thompson and Mike McCarthy thought that he wasn't good enough to keep the Packers in games in the event Rodgers goes down, they would have gotten someone else this offseason.
Job security: Very strong - B.J. Coleman hasn't done anything wrong or anything terribly impressive, by all accounts. Harrell's job is safe unless the Packers make a trade.
Practice squad or PUP: B.J. Coleman - Not on the 53-man roster, but he'll probably be happy to stick with a team's practice squad this year.
Roster spots remaining: 51