Scott Tolzien played well enough on Sunday to lead Mike McCarthy to quickly
announce at his post game press conference that the former Badger would start for the Green Bay Packers at quarterback on Sunday against the New York Giants.
For the second straight week, the Packers saw their starter go down early in the first quarter and this time it was Scott Tolzien’s turn to take over for Seneca Wallace. Tolzien completed 24 of 39 for 280 yards, 1 touchdown and 2 interceptions. His quarterback rating was 70.5.
Tolzien’s numbers weren’t enough to prevent the Packers from falling to the Eagles
27-13, but it was enough to convince Mike McCarthy that he was the best man for the job going forward.
The Packers are scheduled to take a look at Matt Flynn today, but even if they signed him, it appears McCarthy would go this week with Tolzien. [Read more…]