Posted October 16, 2013 on AP on Fox
Josh Freeman will be the starting quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings on Monday night against the New York Giants. Vikings coach Leslie Frazier made the announcement after practice on Wednesday. Frazier also said that Christian Ponder will be the backup, not Matt Cassel, assuming Freeman makes it through the week without problems. ''I like the things he's done in his career, along with what he's done since he arrived here with our football team, the time he put in, how well he's adapted to our system,'' Frazier said. ''He's done enough for us to say we want to give him this opportunity, which is something we had in mind when we acquired him. I think now is the time. Our coaching staff is going to do a great job in preparing him, making sure we have a game plan that will allow him to be successful and allow our team to be successful.'' Freeman will be the third starter in the last four games for the Vikings (1-4). He was cut by Tam...

Once a founding partner of ‘Soul Glo,’ Josh Freeman is now the Vikings’ starting quarterback

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...

Vikings announce Josh Freeman will start Monday night

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. Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Vikings announce Josh Freeman will start...

Josh Freeman taking the first team reps in practice

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. Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Josh Freeman taking the first team reps in practice appeared first on Pro Football Zone.

How much can Freeman handle for Vikings?

Will the Vikings be able to hand Josh Freeman a full game plan in his first start for the team after arriving in Minnesota last week? He discusses.

Minnesota Vikings: Freeman to the rescue!

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...

Josh Freeman To Get Vikings Start If He Learns Playbook

According to league sources and as being reported on, the Minnesota Vikings are prepared to give quarterback Josh Freeman, who was recently released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Week 7 start if he learns the playbook.  There was no questioning the disappointment of the Minnesota organization in incumbent quarterbacks Matt Cassel and Christian Ponder. With the Vikings...

Holler: QB path affects the decision-makers

Josh Freeman has a chance to turn the Vikings’ season around, but his effectiveness will determine the position for the future and the staying power of the decision-makers that wanted to sign and start him.

Josh Freeman Named Starter in Minnesota, Matt Cassel Demoted to Third String

It’s Josh Freeman‘s time to shine in purple and gold. The Vikings announced Wednesday that Freeman will start at quarterback for Monday night’s game against the winless Giants. Christian Ponder will be Freeman’s backup, pushing Matt Cassel, who got the start in each of the team’s last two games, to third string. “[Freeman] has adapted to our system,” head coach Leslie...

Vikings seriously considering starting Josh Freeman this week?

Jay Glazer of Fox Sports reports that the Minnesota Vikings are “seriously considering” starting Josh Freeman at quarterback on Monday against the Giants. HC Leslie Frazier told reporters on Monday that he expected to name a starter by Wednesday, so this report would coincide with that timeline.     The post Report: Vikings “Seriously Considering” Starting Josh Freeman...

Brian Hall's Oct. 17 Vikings mailbag

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...

Minnesota Vikings at New York Giants: Three Bold Predictions

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...

Vikings-Giants Preview

Josh Freeman's job as Tampa Bay's starting quarterback seemed safe after receiving a vote of confidence from his former coach two days before being benched. It doesn't appear Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier will be making any empty promises. Freeman was named the starter for Minnesota's road contest against the winless New York Giants on Monday night, which...

Josh Freeman takes snaps with first team, expected to start for Vikings on Monday night

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...

Vikings expect to name starting QB by Wednesday

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- For the past two games, Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier has waited until Friday to name his starting quarterback. Frazier doesn't want to wait as long this week with a decision that might affect the rest of the season. He wants to have a starter set by the time the team reconvenes at Winter Park on Wednesday for practice. He might even reveal his...

Frazier on Vikings: ‘It’s not a lost season’

Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said he is “certain” his team will improve, but there has been an awful lot going wrong of late.
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