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Tolzien puts Packers' practice squad to work

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Green Bay Packers quarterback Scott Tolzien, left, greets San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick their game last month. Tolzien spent two seasons with the 49ers and was picked up by the Packers before the start of this season.

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Green Bay Packers quarterback Scott Tolzien warms up before a game last month. Tolzien is the No. 3 QB for the Packers and is on their practice squad.

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Photo courtesy of Scott Tolzien To celebrate his fifth birthday, Scott Tolzien was given a No. 4 Packers uniform by his dad. Today the former Wisconsin quarterback plays for the Packers as a member of their practice squad.

Photo courtesy of Scott Tolzien As a fifth-grade student, Scott Tolzien of Rolling Meadows spent one Halloween dressed as Packers fan. Now the former Fremd quarterback is on Green Bay's practice squad.

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The Daily Herald catches up with Rolling Meadows native Scott Tolzien, a former star quarterback at Fremd High School and the University of Wisconsin who has a spot on the Green Bay Packers' practice squad. He talks about his role, and what's he learned from observing Aaron Rodgers. Mike Wilkening has more in his NFL Tracker report.
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    • Green Bay Packers quarterback Scott Tolzien, left, greets San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick their game last month. Tolzien spent two seasons with the 49ers and was picked up by the Packers before the start of this season.
    • Green Bay Packers quarterback Scott Tolzien warms up before a game last month. Tolzien is the No. 3 QB for the Packers and is on their practice squad.
    • Photo courtesy of Scott Tolzien To celebrate his fifth birthday, Scott Tolzien was given a No. 4 Packers uniform by his dad. Today the former Wisconsin quarterback plays for the Packers as a member of their practice squad.
    • Photo courtesy of Scott Tolzien As a fifth-grade student, Scott Tolzien of Rolling Meadows spent one Halloween dressed as Packers fan. Now the former Fremd quarterback is on Green Bay's practice squad.
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