• Defenses are not afraid to blitz Tolzien

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Nov 22, 2013
    “I think it’s just something that’s in the back of your mind,” Tolzien said. The good news is Tolzien has gotten the ball out quickly against pressure. The Philadelphia Eagles and New York Giants combined to blitz Tolzien on 31.25 percent of his dropbacks, according to ESPN Stats & Information, and he has a passer rating of just 52.9 and a QBR of 1.8 in those situations. Following Rodgers’ injury, Tolzien was signed off the practice squad and thrown in at quarterback, seeing his first NFL action when Seneca Wallace suffered a groin injury on the opening drive against the Eagles. In his MVP season of 2011, Rodgers’ passer rating against the blitz was 131.4. The Vikings witnessed last week, for the second consecutive season, the ability of Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, who has emerged as a standout after one season at Wisconsin.
    Source: ESPN.com
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