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Backup QB Still A Problem

A team can win with its No. 2 quarterback if at least one of the following three things are true: 1) the difference between the starter and the understudy is not significant; 2) the backup has experienced success in the past; or 3) the team is blessed with a very strong defense. Since none of those things are true in the case of the Packers, it’s time for fans to once again pray...
Via Packers Notes
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers: Brett Hundley and Scott Tolzien Fighting to Backup Aaron Rodgers

The Green Bay Packers have absolutely no doubt about who their starting quarterback will be in 2015 — yet when it comes to who his backup will be there are definitely some unanswered questions. That’s because after the departure of Matt Flynn the battle to hold the clipboard on game day behind Rodgers is between three-year veteran Scott Tolzien and rookie fifth-round pick Brett...
Via The Packers Guru
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Scott Tolzien clear favorite to win No. 2 quarterback job

Green Bay Packers quarterback Scott Tolzien will enter training camp as the favorite the No. 2 position. When backup Matt Flynn was not re-signed, Tolzien instantly moved to the front of the line but will still have to prove himself after looking lost when he filled in for Aaron Rodgers in 2013. According to Mike Spofford of, Tolzien has impressed coaches with his...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

QB Scott Tolzien knows his role: 'The offseason is my season'

There a very few expectations from a backup QB other than playing in the preseason and the occasional call to duty when a starter goes down, and Green Bay Packers quarterback Scott Tolzien has no delusions about that aspect of his job. Tolzien spoke to ESPN radio affiliate 100.5 FM's "Jump Around" show on Monday, detailing his offseason work. "I don't know if there's one particular...
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June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Scott Tolzien 'more comfortable' as Green Bay Packers backup QB

Green Bay Packers quarterback Scott Tolzien readily admits he's not Aaron Rodgers, but he is coming along as a reliable option to back him up, according to ESPN's Rob Demovsky. If the Packers need Tolzien to fill in for Rodgers, there's reason to believe he'll be better than he was in 2013, Tolzien's first season in Green Bay."I do feel more comfortable because you've been here...
Via Fox Sports
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Packers Number Two Quarterback Tolzien Ready If Needed

The second string quarterback for the Green Bay Packers is much like your local medical rescue squad: you want the best talent there is but hope and pray that you never need them. The Packers made a subtle but bold move this off-season when they replaced their primary backup quarterback. Gone is the security blanket provided by Matt Flynn. Enter last year’s number three QB Scott...
June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Packers Should Keep Matt Flynn and Scott Tolzien on 53-Man Roster

There has been a lot of talk about who is going to win the battle for backup quarterback on the Green Bay Packers. Will it be Matt Flynn or Scott Tolzien? In my mind, Flynn is the going to be the backup but in the bigger picture, both quarterbacks should make their way onto the Packers 53-man roster for the 2014 season. Keeping three quarterbacks isn’t something the Packers have...
Via The Packers Guru
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Green Bay Packers vs. Minnesota Vikings: Take two

Scott Tolzien (Photo credit: USA Today Sports) This Sunday, the Green Bay Packers (5-5) and the Minnesota Vikings (2-8) will battle for the second time this year, this time at Lambeau Field.  The game is scheduled to kickoff at noon CT with television coverage on FOX.  The Packers enter the game on a season high three game losing streak, their longest since 2008.  The Vikings...
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Scott Tolzien: 'Getting more comfortable' with offense

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Welcome to Week 2 of Scott Tolziengetting the starting quarterback treatment. Just as it was leading intoTolzien's first NFL start a week earlier, a large crowd of reporters fromacross the state of Wisconsin flooded around his locker Wednesday afternoon.Here are five question-and-answer highlights from theinterview with Tolzien:1. Has it yet to sink in that, at...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Scott Tolzien should not be Alex Smithed

Scott Tolzien was 24-of-34 for 339 yards in a 27-13 loss to the Giants. Glancing at Scott Tolzien’s boxscore from the Giants loss, you’d be impressed. But don’t be fooled. Tolzien Alex Smithed the Giants to death. Mike McCarthy kept the leash on the third-year pro making his first NFL start. He didn’t allow Tolzien to keep the Giants defense honest by throwing it down the...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

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