The Minnesota Vikings suffered yet another defeat this afternoon, their fifth straight, but they proved one thing-QB Joe Webb needs to be more involved in this offense. Entering the game for injured rookie QB Christian Ponder, Joe Webb threw for a touchdown and rushed for over 100 yards on seven carries.
Minnesota was able to rush for 269 yards against the Detroit Lions without the services of RB Adrian Peterson. Toby Gerhart added 90 yards on 19 carries. Joe Webb is a tremendous athlete and he needs to be more involved in the Minnesota offensive scheme.
Webb was drafted by the former coaching regime while Brett Favre was the head signal caller. Favre and the former coaching staff is gone and Christian Ponder is the quarterback this coaching regime has gone all in with. Joe Webb might be listed as a quarterback, but it’s time to get him more involved in the offense, giving him 8-10 touches of the ball per game.
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