Over the past 20-odd years, we’ve grown accustomed to only counting on a couple quarterbacks to beat the Vikings, Brett Favre and Aaron Rodgers. This week, it’s all up to Scott Tolzien. You could argue our season is on the line and Scott Tolzien can keep us in the playoff race.
Scott Tolzien, who came into the game against the Philadelphia Eagles after the Packers’ first offensive drive has only started one game and is still learning the playbook. In two games he has thrown for one touchdown and five interceptions. Most Packers fans do not like it one bit and others are huge Tolzien fans waiting for his breakout game.
Well Scott Tolzien, conditions for a breakout game are perfect for this Sunday. The Minnesota Vikings continue to struggle moving the ball and defending the pass. They know how much damage Eddie Lacy did on the ground the last time they met, tallying 94 yards on the ground while adding a touchdown, so you can expect a lot of eight-man fronts from the Vikings’ defense. This will hopefully open up the secondary for Tolzien and company to get something rolling.
It is what it is, Packers fans. Aaron Rodgers is out at least another week and Scott Tolzien is clearly our best option to beat the Vikings.
Let’s just hope he does it.