Tolzien creation initial start in accurately 3 years Thursday night

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Even before official word came Wednesday afternoon that Colts quarterback Andrew Luck would skip Thursday night’s diversion vs. a Steelers due to a concussion, we knew Scott Tolzien was subsequent in line for a Colts.

If you’re wondering who Tolzien is, you’re substantially not alone.

He’s a sixth-year pro who went undrafted out of Wisconsin, where he was a two-year starter. He pennyless into a joining with a Chargers in 2011, afterwards was claimed by a 49ers during a finish of his initial preseason. Tolzien was a third-stringer on a 49ers’ 2012 Super Bowl group though got cut a following Aug and landed in Green Bay, initial on a use squad.

The Packers had a unreasonable of quarterback injuries in 2013, and that’s when Tolzien got his initial diversion action. He played in 3 games and started two, and he threw for 339 yards — though was intercepted 3 times — in his initial NFL start.

Strangely, Tolzien’s final start came accurately 3 years from Thursday, on Nov. 24, 2013 vs. a Vikings. He struggled, going 7-of-17 for 98 yards as a Packers and Vikings tied, 26-26.

Not many quarterbacks have a career record of 0-1-1. In fact, there is substantially usually one.

He played in 3 games as a backup for a Packers final year though didn’t chuck a pass, afterwards sealed a two-year understanding with a Colts in a offseason. After Luck’s damage issues final season, a Colts knew they indispensable to ascent their backup quarterback situation, and Tolzien will get during slightest one diversion to infer himself and try to assistance keep a Colts’ playoff hopes alive.

Earlier this week, Colts manager Chuck Pagano pronounced he has “all a certainty in a world” in Tolzien.

Thursday night, a most bigger apportionment of a football universe will know Tolzien than does right now.

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