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No. 2 QB Decision Really Not That Close

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“Mr. Comeback” Matt Flynn? Or “Slinging” Scott Tolzien? Who should be Aaron Rodgers’ backup? Beside roster reductions on Saturday, that’s maybe the most compelling conversation coming out of the preseason finale. Our Matt Tevsh says it comes down to one significant factor that makes all the difference for the Packers’ offense.

Perhaps the best result coming out of the Green Bay Packers’ No. 2 quarterback battle this training camp is that both players in the running appear to be much improved. Matt Flynn, be it in practice or in preseason action, has shown a much livelier arm than most of last season, when elbow issues seemed to affect his throws. Scott Tolzien put together a full offseason and training camp in the...

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