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Week 3 vs. GB
Passing: 16 - 31, 164 yards, 2 TD, 1 INT
Rushing: 4 / 31 / 0
Boller took over at QB and promptly displayed all the qualities that Bulger was lacking: He was calm under pressure --- which was often --- he challenged the Packers secondary with deeper throws that Bulger seemed willing to attempt, and showed good scrambling ability. On his first series he even did some blocking on a Steven Jackson rush. Boller probably didn't endear himself to his coaches for his fearless play, but it seemed to energize an offense that had scored only a single touchdown on the season. He was confident with his throws, and found TE Daniel Fells in man coverage twice for touchdowns. It's worth noting that Boller had a little more trouble moving the chains after WR Laurent Robinson left the game due to injury. His interception was the result of a gutsy throw, not a bad one. With his team playing from behind, he was taking chances rather than playing it safe.
Week 4 vs. SF
Passing: 13 - 24, 108 yards, 0 TD, 1 INT
Rushing: 2 / 5 / 0
Kyle Boller struggled against a young and impressive San Francisco defense. The 49ers got a lead early and the defense pinned their ears back and came after Boller, pressuring him all day long which led to five sacks and a costly interception that LB Patrick Willis returned for a touchdown. Boller's receivers did little to help him out as the Rams only completed five passes for over 10 yards and just one over twenty. Boller did admirably considering the help he received and defense that he faced, so do not write him completely off for his career --- but avoid starting him next week against the Vikings if you can.
Week 5 vs. MIN
Passing: 20 - 31, 209 yards, 0 TD, 1 INT
Rushing: 3 / 1 / 0
Boller moved the offense well for the Rams, but the turnovers deep in Viking Territory ultimately led to his removal. In the first quarter, on the fumble, Boller clearly dropped the ball as he was going back for the throw. Later in the first half, he and Steven Jackson couldn't connect on a goal line handoff and Jackson fumbled away the ball. Later he made a nice pass to Daniel Fells inside the five yard line but Fells was drilled from behind and coughed up the ball again. Boller's final turnover was the interception in the end zone where he forced the ball into coverage even though his WR was out of position. His performance wasn't as bad as his stats might indicate, but ultimately he was replaced by Bulger and will be the #2 QB after this week.
Week 12 vs. SEA
Passing: 28 - 46, 282 yards, 1 TD, 2 INT
Rushing: 3 / 26 / 0
Boller had an up and down day. It began with a couple of unlucky bounces that resulted in interceptions, including one that was returned for a touchdown. The Seattle secondary was very good, mind you, but Boller didn't hand them any gifts. Boller made good decisions in the pocket, but was pressured all day and underthrew his receivers far too often. He was sacked four times, and safety and corner blitzes gave him trouble. He worked hard on his would be 16-yard touchdown run (which was overturned, and Jackson ran it in from the one). Turnovers made the big difference in the final score, but it was his inconsistent receivers and a lot of pressure from the defense that led to them.
Week 13 vs. CHI
Passing: 17 - 32, 113 yards, 0 TD, 1 INT
Quite simply, Boller had another performance that reminded us why he is widely considered to be a mediocre backup QB. He was under some pressure, but he rarely threatened the defense downfield, threw with spotty accuracy, and never played well enough for the athleticism or arm strength that made him a first round pick to come into play. He was decent on rollouts and quick passes, and Boller did throw one accurate deep ball to Donnie Avery that took a good play to break up. He was also victimized by a penalty that took away good field position, but mostly he just didn't make the decisions or throws to give the Rams a chance to win. Boller did dink and dunk his way down the field to take a few shots at a desperation throw to set up a possible overtime, but a Hunter Hillenmeyer interception on a throw to a well-covered Randy McMichael on the previous drive killed the Rams field position advantage in the second half. The team and the offense are going nowhere with Boller in.
Week 16 vs. ARI
Passing: 0 - 1, 0 yards, 0 TD, 0 INT
Boller got in to throw one pass when Null got shaken up, and it was dropped by Kenneth Darby.
Week 17 vs. SF
Passing: 4 - 11, 23 yards, 0 TD, 0 INT
Rushing: 1 / 13 / 0
Boller got in when Keith Null left with concussion-like symptoms, and the 49ers blitzed him into oblivion. Boller took a lot of hits and had some plays where he stood no chance, but he was off on the plays where he did have time to throw. It's easy to see why the Rams have been opting for Null lately.