Found October 23, 2013 on Sportress of Blogitude:
Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier announced on Wednesday that recently inserted starting quarterback Josh Freeman, fresh off an atrocious performance against the New York Giants on Monday night, reportedly showed up at the team’s complex on Tuesday “and wasn’t feeling so well.” Frazier then stated that the development means that it’s “more than likely” […]The post Leslie Frazier: Josh Freeman has concussion, ‘more than likely’ Christian Ponder is back in appeared first on Sportress of Blogitude.

Is Johnny Football the savior for the Vikings?

Johnny Manziel is a very solid quarterback and can somehow escape a burning car with explosives in it. Well is that what the Vikings need? Shoot after last night’s game, I hope the Vikings are looking for another quarterback come draft time…. Well a parody account on twitter made a pretty awesome photo and it […]

Christian Ponder is Josh Freeman’s back-up; Cassel inactive

Could the Minnesota Vikings be luring teams that are quarterback needed ala the St. Louis Rams into watching tonight’s game? If for any reason Christian Ponder gets into the game and does something miraculous then his trade value goes up. I don’t know what the Rams are going to do, but the guys they have […]

Vikings sticking with Josh Freeman as starting QB

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. The quarterback carousel has stopped for the Minnesota Vikings, even if Josh Freeman didn't look ready to take the reins on Monday night. Minnesota coach Leslie Frazier didn't back down from his belief that Freeman is the best option for the 1-5 Vikings and said he would be the starter when Minnesota hosts the Green Bay Packers on Sunday night. Frazier...

Ponder gets another opportunity to disappoint against Packers

Minnesota Vikings starting QB for last week's game, the newly acquired Josh Freeman, apparently has a concussion, so he won't get his second start with the team afterall. That's either good news or bad news for Vikings fans (or both)... So by default, head coach Leslie Frazier will reluctantly turn to the formerly benched Christian Ponder, according to ...

Josh Freeman to start again despite terrible Vikings debut

Tweet Monday night against the Giants, recently acquired Vikings QB Josh Freeman put together one of the worst games you’ll ever see from a quarterback. Despite his poor performance, Freeman will again get the start in week 8 for Minnesota when they play the Packers, according to Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier. Frazier attributed Freeman’s...

Minnesota Vikings sticking with Freeman.

Josh Freeman made his highly anticipated Vikings debut this past Monday and despite his awful play, Minnesota has decided to stick with Freeman. After missing his receivers throughout his Monday night debut Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier said Freeman will start the teams next game on Sunday night at home against the Green Bay Packers. Freeman signed a one-year deal with Minnesota...

Josh Freeman suffered concussion, may not start against Packers

Tweet Just a day after announcing that Josh Freeman would start for the Vikings in week 8, Wednesday head coach Leslie Frazier announced that Freeman suffered a concussion against the Giants and may miss Sunday’s game against Green Bay: Coach Frazier just announced that Josh Freeman has a concussion. If he can't play on Sunday, Ponder...

Rodney Harrison makes bizarre accusation about Josh Freeman

Rodney Harrison was on with Amani & Eytan NBC Sports Radio and basically said Josh Freeman is faking (you can listen to the full audio here). It is very rare to hear players, even EX-player question each other injuries, but Harrison implies that Freeman seeing that the Vikings aren’t very good pulled a Roberto Duran. I would hope that isn’t the case, but Harrison who on...

An Open Letter to Vikings Fans

Dear Viking fans,This season has been a disaster. That much we can all agree on. However, how we emerge from the wreckage is a topic debated by every fan of the Vikings.Cleaning house seems to be an opinion encouraged by many. Firing head coach Leslie Frazier, offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave, and defensive coordinator Alan Williams are all ideas gaining traction, and I can guarantee...

Vikings sticking with Freeman vs. Packers

The Vikings won’t be making another quarterback change, despite Josh Freeman’s struggles in his Minnesota debut. The coaches are focusing instead on changing their approach.

The Josh Freeman Factor: New Starter Getting Unfair Rap In Minnesota

Last year, the Vikings got away with sub-par quarterback play by leaning on a stalwart defense and an unreal string of success from Adrian Peterson and finished with a respectable 10-6 record that included a coveted wild card playoff berth. Their lone postseason contest didn’t end pretty (a 24-10 loss to the Packers), but then again there was very little the team could do with...

Josh Freeman Dealing with Concussion

ESPN's Adam Schefter is reporting that Vikings QB Josh Freeman suffered a concussion in Monday night's loss to the Giants.Fantasy Spin:Christian Ponder was getting reps with the first team at practice on Wednesday and would be the favorite to start in Freeman's place Sunday against the Packers. Neither one is a viable fantasy option.

Giants with stout defense notch first win over the Vikings 23-7

EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey– The Giants defensive line kept Vikings new quarterback and addition Josh Freeman very uncomfortable all game. Freeman was very inaccurate completing 20 of his 53 passes with an interception on a wild throw to Giants defensive back Antrel Rolle. Eli Manning finally looked like he had his Giants(1-6) offense under control […]

Vikings report card: Failing the eye test

Monday night's stinker in the Meadowlands somehow lived up to the advanced billing between the 1-4 Minnesota Vikings and 0-6 New York Giants. Besides failing the eye test for two teams that either were in the playoffs or right on the outside last season, the numbers prove the disaster. Minnesota is now 1-5 after Monday night's 23-7 loss to the previously winless Giants and...

New York Giants Defeat Lifeless Minnesota Vikings, 23-7

It wasn’t pretty or fun to watch, but the New York Giants finally won a game by defeating the lifeless Minnesota Vikings 23-7. This game could have gone in any direction as I had mentioned in my pre-game breakdown that the Giants needed to do win in three areas if they wanted to win. 1) Win the battle of the turnovers 2) Contain Adrian Peterson and 3) Win the time of possession...
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