The Indianapolis Colts benched starting quarterback Scott Tolzien in favor of Jacoby Brissett in the fourth quarter of their 46-9 loss to the Rams on Sunday.
Tolzien, who has been the Colts’ No. 1 quarterback in Andrew Luck’s absence since April, threw two interceptions that were returned for touchdowns, including one on the Colts’ first offensive series. And he was nearly intercepted a third time, if not for receiver Donte Moncrief getting called for a face mask penalty while breaking up the pass near the Colts’ sideline.
The Vikings, and their stellar defense, will be Green Bay’s main competition in the division. But it’s hard to see Minnesota preventing the Packers from claiming their sixth NFC North title in seven years.
Player to watch: Ty Montgomery, RB, Packers — Montgomery began the 2016 season as a wide receiver, but injuries forced him to play running back. He ran for 457 yards and three touchdowns, with a 5.9 yards-per-carry average. He’s been a full-time running back Cheap China NFL Jerseys through the offseason and training camp, so it will be interesting to see how well he adapts to being Green Bay’s starter.
Impact rookie: Dalvin Cook, RB, Vikings — Cook has Cheap College Basketball Jerseys had an impressive preseason, especially with free-agent acquisition Latavius Murray missing time with an injury. The Vikings need a strong running back to ease the pressure off quarterback Sam Bradford if they have any chance of overtaking the Packers.