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The Josh Freeman era with the Minnesota Vikings is beginning and the readers want to know about the new starting quarterback. After weeks of hearing readers calling for anyone else at quarterback instead of Christian Ponder, some aren't sold on the potential of Freeman.
Here's this week's Vikings' mailbag:
Question: I don't believe the signing of josh freeman will make any difference. He's a mirror image of Christian ponder. Their numbers are about equal. When are the Vikings going to stop their quarterback experiments.-- Casey, Minneapolis
Answer: Stats-wise, there isn't much of a difference between Ponder and Freeman this season. But Freeman has shown more potential throwing the football during his career. He's twice had seasons of 20-plus touchdown passes and even threw for more than 4,000 yards last season. The style of offense is different in Minnesota than Tampa Bay, but Freeman has what coaches dream about. He's big at 6-foot-6, mobile and ...
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Quarterback Josh Freeman will start when the Minnesota Vikings play the Giants on Monday night in the swamps of Jersey. The 25-year-old Freeman signed with Minnesota three days after getting clipped by the rudderless Tampa Bay Buccaneers on October 3. Freeman struggled mightily this season over three games as a Buc and completed an abysmal 45.7 percent of his 94 attempts. Regardless...
The Minnesota Vikings have announced that Josh Freeman will start at quarterback this coming Monday night against the Giants.
This is not a surprise at all. Freeman has been getting the fist team reps in practice today. The Vikings aren’t paying him $3 million to sit and watch.
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According to Chip Scoggins of the Star Trubune, Josh Freeman is getting the first team reps at quarterback during the Vikings practices today.
We reported earlier that Freeman will start this week if the Vikings feel like he’s ready.
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As soon as it was announced that Josh Freeman had signed with the Minnesota Vikings, it was only a matter of time before he would be thrust into the starting quarterback role.It appears the Vikings have decided their Monday night game against the Giants is as good as any to see what they have in their new quarterback, as Freeman has officially been named the team's starting quarterback...
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“[Freeman] has adapted to our system,” head coach Leslie...
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The Minnesota Vikings travel to the Big Apple to face the New York Giants on Monday night for a prime time battle between two undercheivers. The Giants come in winless, while the Vikings have a single victory and a rudderless ship at QB. Let's take a look at three bold predictions for the upcoming tilt. 1. Josh Freeman shows that the Viking's have a solid receiving...
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While the timetable may have been stepped up by a week or two, it certainly should come as no surprise, given the dearth of talent the 1-4 Minnesota Vikings have at the position, that Josh Freeman is expected to be under center and starting at quarterback for the team when the team plays the New […]The post Josh Freeman takes snaps with first team, expected to start for Vikings...
The big story come Monday night for the 1-4 Minnesota Vikings isn’t whether they win or lose, but rather if quarterback Josh Freeman can prove that he is the future gunslinger of the franchise or if he is more of a byproduct that is no better than Matt Cassel or Christian Ponder. While Freeman is still pretty wet behind the ears as far as knowing the playbook and the Minnesota...