Cheese Curds: Green Bay Packers News And Links For August 22, 2012

GREEN BAY, WI - AUGUST 16: Head coach Mike McCarthy of the Green Bay Packers talks with quarterbacks Graham Harrell #6 and Aaron Rodgers #12 during warm-ups before a preseason game against the Cleveland Browns at Lambeau Field on August 16, 2012 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Happy Wednesday, ladies and gentlemen. We're only a day away from the third game of preseason, which is always the most important game of preseason. Tomorrow, we should finally get a very good idea of what the team does well and what still needs serious work before the beginning of the regular season. We'll obviously have a lot to say over the next couple of days. For now, here's your daily dose of Green Bay Packers news and links.

Opportunity knocks for Packers' Wells | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

No Andrew Datko could mean Herb Taylor at No. 2 right tackle and Reggie Wells at No. 2 left tackle.

Challenge is for defense to grow now | Packers.com

And if they don't, the real games are going to be rough.

Notebook: No rush to break logjam in defensive secondary | Green Bay Press-Gazette

Hopefully someone plays so well the logjam explodes on Thursday.

McCarthy: Third preseason game remains key | ESPN Wisconsin

Captain Obvious, I know, but worth reading anyway.

Can B.J. Coleman Make the Final Roster? | Packerpedia

I'm leaning towards no, and I think he's a safe bet to not get picked up and get to the practice squad.

What the Packers Need to See in Graham Harrell During Third Week of Preseason | Cheesehead TV

Well, the staff and his teammates would tell you that he doesn't have to prove much to them, but read Zach's very good post anyway.

Packers backing Harrell despite shaky results | FOX Sports Wisconsin

Case in point.

More from around SB Nation after the jump.

Maurice Jones-Drew Still Holding Out, Reportedly Open To Trade | SBNation.com

I'm not really sure why MoJo's agent doesn't realize that he has no leverage.

Maurice Jones-Drew Trade: Jaguars RB Can Ask, Won't Likely Receive | Big Cat Country

More on his complete lack of leverage.

Will The Jets Crash 'N Burn This Season? | SBNation.com

Everyone keeps saying this and I do not see it.

Lions Roster Review: Defense After Preseason Game No. 2 | Pride Of Detroit

"Nick Fairley is having trouble metering his aggressiveness." Well maybe he was smoking weed for a good reason, then?

Michael Vick Injury: MRI Reveals No Damage | Bleeding Green Nation

He'll be ready to go for the start of the regular season.

Russell Wilson: I, For One, Welcome Our New QB Overlord | Field Gulls

I don't know who I want to win the starting job in Seattle. Wisconsin problems.

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