With Young signing just this week and a little more than three weeks until rosters are trimmed to the 53-player limit, time is of the essence for Young to impress his new club — and for his new club to evaluate him.
The evaluation has already begun in practices. Now, it appears Young could get a chance to play Friday night against Arizona. Coach Mike McCarthy told reporters Thursday that he wants the former Titans, Eagles and Bills passer to get some game reps in the preseason opener.
Any snaps Young gets on Friday were ones likely that would have gone to Harrell and Coleman, which just adds to competition for the top backup role behind Rodgers. At least one the three reserves currently on the roster is very likely to be let go before Week One.