The unsettled quarterback situation in Minnesota is one of the most intriguing of the offseason. Much like the Cardinals, Panthers, Titans, Redskins and 49ers, the Vikings have no clear-cut starter and are in search of the next franchise passer.
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Yes, it’s a special Tuesday edition of The Morning After. But only because Bud Grant made it happen.
It’s been a topic of conversation since he picked himself up off the turf at Mall of America field two weeks ago: Has Brett Favre played his last snap in the NFL?
I’m betting Brett Favre is working diligently to try to come back over the last three games of the season, and I think he’s doing it with the full support of head coach Leslie Frazier.
Adrian Peterson is the best running back in football, and the Vikings are reverting back to the strategy of 2008 under interim coach Leslie Frazer when they relied on Peterson to win games.
Posted: Sunday, December 5th, 2010 | Frank Tadych Tags: Aqib Talib, Ben Obomanu, Brett Favre, Brian Hartline, Chan Gailey, Courtney Greene, Cullen Jenkins, D.J. Williams, Dan Gronkowski, Darren Sproles, Dez Bryant, Geoff Hangartner, Kraig Ubrik, Leslie Frazier, Max Hall, Mike McCarthy, Mike Williams, Nick Roach, Orlando Scandrick, Roy Lewis, Titus Brown, Todd Heap, Tony Gonzalez, Vernon Carey, Week 13 injuries 2010
Brett Favre headlined a list of big-name players who sustained injuries in Week 13.
In the wake of Brett Favre spraining his throwing shoulder on Sunday against the Bills, it’s clear to me that Tarvaris Jackson has to be the starting quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings.
Brett Favre said he will undergo an MRI exam on Monday after spraining his shoulder against the Bills. Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier put a quick end to a quarterback controversy, saying Favre is his starter if healthy.
The Vikings have officially listed RB Adrian Peterson (ankle) as questionable for Sunday’s game vs. the Bills. But coach Leslie Frazier told reporters that Peterson is probable to play (via the Pioneer Press).
I feel that we have become pen pals in recent weeks. And I do appreciate you taking my advice to run the football repeatedly against the Redskins. That was huge. Only RB Adrian Peterson‘s bum ankle kept that plan from working out perfectly.
49ers RB Brian Westbrook became the hottest name on the waiver wire this week the moment that starter Frank Gore was lost for the season. But if you miss out on Westbrook, Vikings RB Toby Gerhart is a pretty good option.
Posted: Sunday, November 28th, 2010 | Frank Tadych Tags: Andre Johnson, Billy Wade, Chris Burford, Devin Hester, Dwayne Bowe, Jacoby Ford, Jay Cutler, Jerry Rice, Jimmy Smith, Joe Haden, Leslie Frazier, Marshall Faulk, Matt Ryan, Mike Smith, Peyton Hillis, Roddy White, Sid Luckman, Troy Polamalu
With an assist from the NFL Network research desk and the crew at @NFLfootballinfo, here’s a look at the most notable numbers and performances from Sunday’s games in Week 12.
While benching Brett Favre is unfathomable for some, many on the outside are clamoring for the Vikings, at 3-7 and with little reasonable hope for the playoffs, to turn the page from No. 4. NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock says the time is now.
Posted: Monday, November 22nd, 2010 | Adam Rank Tags: Adrian Peterson, Brett Favre, Bud Grant, Dennis Green, Jared Allen, Les Steckel, Leslie Frazier, Minnesota Vikings, Percy Harvin, Steve Hutchinson, Toby Gerhart
Leslie Fraiser has a daunting task, but here is some advice to help him adjust to the new role and help fantasy enthusiasts.
Steve Wyche reports on the firing of Brad Childress in Minnesota, discussing whether the team quit on its head coach, what role Brett Favre played in the situation and if interim coach Leslie Frazier can be a galvanizing force in the locker room.