Matt Flynn replaces Scott Tolzien for Packers

Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Tolzien has been benched in the second half against the Vikings.

With the Green Bay Packers trailing the Minnesota Vikings by two scores, Mike McCarthy has replaced Scott Tolzien with Matt Flynn in the third quarter.

Tolzien struggled against a banged-up Vikings secondary, going 7-of-17 for just 98 yards through two quarters. Flynn went 2-of-3 in his first drive.

Tolzien made his second consecutive start on Sunday afternoon, filling in for the injured Aaron Rodgers and Seneca Wallace. He's played well in three games, but has struggled with turnovers, having thrown five picks in three Packers losses. He hadn't turned over the ball against the Vikings, but struggled with his accuracy in a must-win game.

Flynn spent four years in Green Bay backing up Rodgers, but left in free agency in 2011. The Packers resigned him two weeks ago following the pair of quarterback injuries. He began the season with the Raiders but was released after Terrelle Pryor took firm control of the starting job in Oakland.

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