Found October 22, 2013 on Fox Sports North:
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 will have to make some hard evaluations. Here's how the Vikings graded out in each phase on Monday night: Pass offense: F Josh Freeman's first start in Minnesota didn't give much hope for finally providing stability and consistency at the quarterback position. Freeman was considered an inaccurate passer in Tampa Bay and didn't look like anything had changed. Playing only two weeks since signing with the Vikings, Freeman routinely overthrew receivers all game long. There might have been a disconnect with receivers since he hasn't had much time with them, but he was routinely missing open...

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 […]

Josh Freeman now has a concussion; Christian Ponder could start

I have never been more happy for a player than I am right now for Christian Ponder.  If Ponder does in fact get the start over Josh Freeman this week, the team will succeed. Ponder will play Green Bay this week and what a great feeling it would be to come back and beat your […]

Josh Freeman to start again for Vikings in Week 8

Minnesota Vikings HC Lezlie Frazier announced that QB Josh Freeman will start Sunday Night’s game against the Green Bay Packers. Frazier added that he believes Freeman’s problems Monday night were physical, not mental. Freeman didn’t look good to say the least in his Vikings debut against the Giants. He completed 20-of-53 attempts for 190 yards and an interception. Overall...

Vikings announce Josh Freeman will start against the Packers

After last night’s horrendous performance by Josh Freeman, the Vikings feel he gives them the best chance to win. I honestly do not understand how they feel like that, because he was bad. @Vikings: Coach Frazier: Josh Freeman will start on Sunday night against the Packers. @Vikings: Coach Frazier: “Our focus has to be getting […]

Josh Freeman Will Start Week 8 For Vikings

Even though he completed just 20-of-53 passes for 190 yards Monday against the Giants, Josh Freeman will get another start for the Vikings in Week 8 against the Packers.Fantasy Spin:The numbers don't do justice as to just how terrible Freeman was in his first Vikings start. He should improve with more practice time in the Vikings system but shouldn't be near fantasy lineups...

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 to start at QB again

After missing his receivers throughout his first game as the Minnesota Vikings' starting quarterback Monday night Josh Freeman will get another turn as the starter this week. Coach Leslie Frazier said Freeman will start Sunday night at home against the Green Bay Packers making him the third Vikings quarterback to start at least two games this season. Freeman signed a one-year...

Minnesota Vikings at New York Giants: Worst MNF Ever!

Wow, that was just horrible, let's take a look at five things we learned, even though we didn't want to!1. Josh Freeman is not ready for prime timeThe Vikings started Josh Freeman tonight at QB, and two weeks certainly hasn't been enough time for Freeman to learn the playbook or to get in tune with his receivers.  Freeman threw passes 6+ feet over his receivers all night...

Josh Freeman To Get His 2nd Start Against Packers

It can’t go any worse than his 1st start. #Vikings will start QB Josh Freeman again on week 8 against the #Packers — Dov Kleiman (@NFL_RealUpdates) October 22, 2013

Josh Freeman has a concussion, Christian Ponder expected to start this week

Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier told the media today that Josh Freeman suffered a concussion during Monday night’s loss to the Giants.  Christian Ponder is expected to start on Sunday night against the Packers. Coach Frazier just announced that Josh Freeman has a concussion. If he can’t play on Sunday, Ponder will start. — Minnesota Vikings...

Christian Ponder No. 1 QB again; Josh Freeman has concussion

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Christian Ponder might have his chance at redemption. Ponder, the embattled third-year quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings, is "more than likely" to start Sunday night against the Green Bay Packers, coach Leslie Frazier said after Josh Freeman reported concussion-like symptoms Tuesday. Freeman, who started his first game for Minnesota on Monday...

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 […]

Josh Freeman Has Concussion, So Vikings Likely to Turn Back to Christian Ponder as Starter

The Josh Freeman experiment in Minnesota may be on hold for at least a little while. Freeman left the Vikings’ miserable Monday night loss to the Giants with concussion-like symptoms, the team announced on Wednesday. The quarterback will be reevaluated for symptoms throughout the week, making him unlikely to start for the Vikings in their divisional showdown with the Packers on...
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