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Vikings Plan No Tender Offer for Tarvaris Jackson

In a news flash that will not surprise anyone in the NFL, Vikings quarterback Tarvaris Jackson told the St. Paul Pioneer Press that he does not expect the Vikings to tag him with a restricted tender offer. Tavaris might be the only football mind who thought the Vikings might try to retain him. Minnesota’s love […]

Favre Hurt; Jackson in at QB for Vikings

Vikings QB Brett Favre has left the game with the Bills after taking a nasty hit from behind on the third play of the game, a third-and-5 play when he scrambled right and was hit from behind by Bills linebacker Arthur Moats. Favre was hit as he throwing and his passed popped up in the […]

Vikings Wrap Up OTA’s

The Vikings wrapped up organized team activities for the week yesterday.  Quarterback Tarvaris Jackson was back at practice after missing Wednesday due to a personal matter.  The OTA’s are voluntary, but a mandatory minicamp will be held next weekend at Winter Park.

QB Holcomb Released by the Vikings

With the Vikings continuing to be committed to Tavaris Jackson at QB, the team today announced that QB Kelly Holcomb has been released.  Holcomb played just one year with Minnesota, and in three games had a QB rating of 73.1, throwing for 515 yards on 42-of-83 passing with two TD’s and one interception.  At 34 […]

Vikings Fall In Finale in OT to Broncos 22-19

Tarvaris Jackson rallied the Vikings from a 16-point fourth-quarter deficit, but his fumble on the second play of overtime led to Jason Elam’s 30-yard field goal that gave Denver a 22-19 season-ending win.  Trailing 16-3 in the fourth quarter, Jackson threw two touchdown passes and ran in a pair of two-point conversion to force the […]

Vikings Playoff Hopes Take a Beating in Home Loss to Redskins

Playing tight in front of their loudest crowd in sometime, the Vikings got an old fashioned whipping from the Redskins, hurting their playoff chances with a resounding 32-21 loss that means they lose control of their possible playoff destiny. The Vikings played one of their worst games of the season as they were beaten for […]

Jackson’s Fractured Finger May Sideline Him Sunday

A frustrated Tarvaris Jackson says his broken right index finger may keep him from playing in Sunday’s game between the Vikings and Philadelphia Eagles. Jackson says it’s hard to throw a tight spiral with the injury, and if he can’t control the football he shouldn’t be out there. Jackson has already missed two games with […]

Chlidress Makes Jackson Starting at QB Official

  Vikings coach Brad Childress tabbed Tarvaris Jackson as the team’s starting quarterback for the season opener September 9th against the Atlanta Falcons. T-Jax has started all three of the Vikings’ exhibition games. Brooks Bollinger is the backup for now, but he may get pushed by Kelly Holcomb. The 12-year NFL veteran was obtained from […]

Vikings Get QB Holcomb from Eagles for Pick in 09

The Kelly Holcomb saga is over, as the veteran QB on Monday was dealt to the Minnesota Vikings from the Eagles for a 6th round draft choice in 2009.  Holcomb right away gets in the QB mix with the Vikings, who were rumored to be after him for many weeks.  He will be the backup […]

Jackson to Play First Half vs Hawks

Vikings coach Brad Childress says Tarvaris Jackson is set to start the first half and the first series of the second half in Saturday’s exhibition at Seattle. Brooks Bollinger will finish the game, but Childress cautions there is still a competition for the number one quarterback job. Joining the Vikings is free agent wide receiver […]