Posts Tagged ‘Donovan McNabb’

McNabb discusses his role as Ponder’s mentor

Donovan McNabb has been with three NFL teams in three years.  In a sitdown interview with Bob Sansavere of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, McNabb discussed his demotion and the Vikings team in general. McNabb said, “Obviously, I’m still upset and frustrated because I want to help contribute to the team and help us get to […]

Vikings benched McNabb due to poor work ethic, being late?

Michael Lombardi of NFL Network reported that the Vikings benched quarterback Donovan McNabb because he wasn’t putting in the time or work to become a great player.  “He’s the last one in the building, he’s the first one gone, late for meetings, late for practice,” Lombardi said, citing people in the Vikings’ organization. “They just basically have […]

Vikings DT Williams to coach Frazier: “Call somebody out”

Vikings five-team All-Pro defensive tackle Kevin Williams took exception to head coach Leslie Frazier’s comments on Monday that the front four was “not nearly as physical” as the Bears during last week’s 39-10 humiliation at Soldier Field according to Jeremey Fowler of the St. Paul Pioneer Press. “If you want to call somebody out, call […]

Vikings coach Leslie Fraizer on QB Donovan McNabb: “You can’t play this game cautious”

Does Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier want Donovan McNabb benched? Sure sounds like he’s hinting towards the notion. Although McNabb only has two interceptions this year, his coach would like him to be more agressive in his passing game according to Mark Craig of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. “He’s done a great job of not turning […]

Peterson Scores Three First Quarter TD’s; Powers Vikings to 34-10 Win Over Cardinals

A long season finally got a little better Sunday as Adrian Peterson powered in for three first-quarter touchdowns to build a huge lead as the Vikings beat up the Arizona Cardinals for a 34-10 win. “It felt good just to get a ‘W’ first and foremost and get out of this slump. It was a […]

Joe Theismann on Vikings QB controversy: “within two or three weeks of seeing Ponder”

Former Redskins quarterback/NFL Network analyst Joe Theismann believes it’s getting to be that time for the Vikings to replace Donovan McNabb with rookie Christian Ponder according to Charley Walters of the St. Paul Pioneer Press. “I know Donovan has said he has been on teams that have started 0-2,” Theismann said Tuesday. “I don’t know […]

Vikings coach Frazier on QB McNabb: “not at a point where we’re making a QB change”

Dan Wiederer of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier sees a mixed bag with his team, an 0-4 squad Frazier feels is “on the verge of getting things turned” but which needs to clean up its effort in several key areas to do so. Yet, while Frazier said Monday afternoon at his press […]

Lackluster Vikings remain winless; fall to Chiefs 22-17

Matt Cassel hit Dwayne Bowe for a 52-yard fourth-quarter touchdown pass, Ryan Succop was perfect on five field-goal attempts and the Chiefs held on for a 22-17 victory Sunday. Succop’s accurate right leg had already staked Kansas City (1-3) to a 15-10 lead by the start of the fourth quarter when Cassel dropped back to […]

Video: Has Any Team Been More Disappointing So Far Than the Vikings?

The Vikings have had three substantial leads in the first three weeks of the 2011 season, yet they still sit at the bottom of the NFC North at 0-3. Can Donovan McNabb and head coach Les Frazier help them turn it around?

Week Two NFL Preview: Buccaneers at Vikings

Complimentary of Buccaneers Gab editor Chris Bach When Tampa is Running: While the run-pass balance may be stronger this week, the Vikings – who showed holes in the pass defense in the 2nd half because Philip Rivers is Philip Rivers – showed holes in the run defense because Donovan McNabb couldn’t keep the Vikings offense […]