The Colts officially named Jacoby Brissett as their starting quarterback for Sunday's game against the Cardinals, leaving Scott Tolzien to serve in the backup role, Mike Wells of ESPN.com reports.
Scott Tolzien is expected to be cede the starting quarterback job to Jacoby Brissett for Sunday's game against the Cardinals, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network.
The Colts will divide first-team practice reps between Scott Tolzien and Jacoby Brissett this week, Zak Keefer of The Indianapolis Star reports.
Scott Tolzien completed nine of 18 passes for 128 yards and two interceptions in Sunday's game against the Rams. He also gained two yards on two carries.
Colts general manager Chris Ballard confirmed that Scott Tolzien will start Sunday's regular-season opener against the Rams, Zak Keefer of The Indianapolis Star reports.
Scott Tolzien was 4-of-5 passing for 24 yards in Thursday's preseason win over the Bengals. Tolzien played just one drive.
Scott Tolzien will start Thursday's preseason finale against Cincinnati, while Stephen Morris and Phillip Walker also will see time, Andrew Walker of Colts.com reports.
Scott Tolzien was 7-of-10 passing for 123 yards with no touchdowns and an interception in Saturday's preseason game against Pittsburgh. He led the Colts to a touchdown and field goal in his three series.