Starter Pack: Wallace time

A daily roundup of what’s happening on the Green Bay Packers beat.

At some point, probably starting on Wednesday, the focus will turn away from the backup quarterback situation and on to Sunday's regular-season opener at San Francisco.

But for now, it’s all Seneca Wallace all the time.

Most of the Packers’ coverage centered around the team’s newest backup, beginning with the initial news of his signing, which was first reported by colleague Ed Werder. The rest of our ESPN.com coverage of the Wallace signing included a look at why he was a good fit for the Packers and the role familiarity with Wallace may have played in signing him.

Weston Hodkiewicz of the Green Bay Press-Gazette has some of Wallace’s thoughts on joining the Packers.

Jason Wilde of ESPNMilwaukee.com talked to a couple of Wallace’s old Iowa State teammates, who shared some memories of him.


  • The rest of our ESPN.com coverage, all of which can be found here, included Johnny Jolly’s reaction to locking up a roster spot after serving a three-year NFL suspension. It’s important to remember that Jolly’s battle wasn’t just on the football field but also is on-going against the drug addiction that nearly cost him his career.

  • Mike Vandermause’s notebook in the Press-Gazette included an item about tight end Andrew Quarless, who is set to play in his first NFL game since he blew out his knee on Dec. 4, 2011.

  • In the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Tom Silverstein looked at the task ahead for tackles Don Barclay and David Bakhtiari.

  • At ESPNMilwaukee.com, Wilde explained how rookie Andy Mulumba spent cut-down day with the family of a boy whose bike the linebacker rode every day to and from practice -- as is the Packers' training camp tradition.