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Offline MintBaconDrivel  
#1 Posted : Monday, November 18, 2013 5:15:48 AM(UTC)
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Mike Mazzeo said:
NEW YORK -- Scott Tolzien made too many mistakes in his first NFL start.

And the Green Bay Packers' third-string quarterback accepted responsibility for all of them.

Tolzien, who finished 24-of-34 passing, threw three interceptions in Green Bay's 27-13 loss to the New York Giants on Sunday afternoon at MetLife Stadium.

"Three turnovers, that's the bottom line. Those are killers," Tolzien said. "The guys work too hard, and that's on me completely.
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#2 Posted : Monday, November 18, 2013 6:07:50 AM(UTC)
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Mike mccarthy and seneca wallace weren't the ones throwing the ball. Kind of hard to blame anyone else!
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musccy said: Go to Quoted Post
Mike mccarthy and seneca wallace weren't the ones throwing the ball. Kind of hard to blame anyone else!


Dude came off the PS two weeks ago. Hasn't even been through an offseason QB school.

I'm more harsh on the DBs who don't know who to cover. And the guys calling the plays.
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According to ESPN Stats & Information, he completed all six of his passes thrown at least 15 yards downfield. It was just the fourth time since the start of the 2006 season that a quarterback went 6-of-6 or better on such throws in a game.
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Dude came off the PS two weeks ago. Hasn't even been through an offseason QB school.

I'm more harsh on the DBs who don't know who to cover. And the guys calling the plays.


I'm just saying there isn't anyone else you can point the finger at. He threw the ball, he gets the blame. My comments are more directed at how obvious the article is.

I actually have some hope for him to be honest. He has an arm.

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#6 Posted : Monday, November 18, 2013 7:12:38 AM(UTC)
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He will make for a very effective back up sooner rather than later, but for now, he is not a good starting quarterback. We have two divisional games in 5 days coming up. We need to win them and we need Aaron Rodgers to win games.
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#7 Posted : Monday, November 18, 2013 7:14:19 AM(UTC)
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I think his performance shows the very thin line between being Jekyll or Hyde as a signal caller.

He throws well, shoot if you were showing highlights sans those three throws you'd think he was one of the better quarterbacks in the league. But it's those areas, the ones that matter the most that ultimately tell the story. Tolzien is talented, but inexperienced and along with that comes silly mistakes.

He doesn't seem to have any major arm strength or accuracy issues though.

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#8 Posted : Monday, November 18, 2013 7:20:00 AM(UTC)
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Maybe Tolzien should just bomb it all day.
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#9 Posted : Monday, November 18, 2013 7:23:08 AM(UTC)
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I was thinking that but it is asking a lot from our interior linemen. His most glaring need for improvement I and some of the media see is his release point. It needs to be higher.
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#10 Posted : Monday, November 18, 2013 8:46:02 AM(UTC)
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musccy said: Go to Quoted Post
I'm just saying there isn't anyone else you can point the finger at. He threw the ball, he gets the blame. My comments are more directed at how obvious the article is.

I actually have some hope for him to be honest. He has an arm.



Well, there is others to blame. On a quick pass the Oline is suppose to keep the defenders hands down. If Bakhtiari had done his job, that ball never should have been Intercepted. On the 3rd INT, pressure got to him and his arm was hit when he tried to throw, which forced him to reset.

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