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Packers sign QB Seneca Wallace to active roster, begin building practice squad

Posted Sep 2, 2013

The Green Bay Packers have released QB B.J. Coleman and signed six players to the practice squad.

The Green Bay Packers have signed QB Seneca Wallace, released QB B.J. Coleman, and signed six players to the practice squad. The transactions were announced Monday by Executive Vice President, General Manager and Director of Football Operations Ted Thompson.

Wallace, a 5-foot-11, 205-pound 10th-year player out of Iowa State, was drafted by Seattle in the fourth round (No. 110 overall) of the 2003 NFL Draft. He played for the Seahawks for seven seasons (2003-09) and the Cleveland Browns for two seasons (2010-11). Wallace has played in 62 career games with 21 starts and has completed 452 of 764 passes (59.2 percent) for 4,808 yards and 31 TDs with and 18 INTs for a 81.3 passer rating. He was with the Browns during the 2012 preseason and spent time with New Orleans and San Francisco during the 2013 preseason. Wallace will wear No. 9 for the Packers.

Signed to the practice squad were G Bryan Collins, WR Charles Johnson, CB James Nixon, TE Jake Stoneburner, QB Scott Tolzien and WR Myles White.

Collins, a 6-foot-3, 301-pound rookie out of Southern Methodist, entered the NFL as a non-drafted free agent with the Houston Texans, appearing in two of the team’s preseason contests in 2013. He started 20 games during his collegiate career and earned second-team All-Conference USA honors as a senior in 2012. Collins will wear No. 68 for the Packers.

Tolzien (toll-ZEEN), a 6-foot-2, 213-pound third-year player out of the University of Wisconsin, entered the league as a non-drafted free agent with the San Diego Chargers in 2011. Following the 2011 preseason, he was claimed off waivers by the San Francisco 49ers, where he was a member of the 53-man roster for both the 2011 and 2012 seasons, but did not appear in a game. Tolzien will wear No. 16 for the Packers.

The other four signees to the practice squad were with the Packers during the 2013 preseason.

 

 
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