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Frerotte Again Says He Wants to Start in 09

The Vikings continue to sit and talk about what they are going to do about the QB spot in 2009, and while Tarvaris Jackson clearly showed that he has a ways to go to be a full-time starter, last years starter for 11 games – Gus Frerotte, thinks he deserves a shot again in 2009 […]

Odds On Who Will be the Starter for the Vikings in 2009

From: Who will be the starting quarterback for the Vikings for the first game of the 2009 season? Tarvaris Jackson 3/2 Gus Frerotte 7/4 Any other veteran QB 2/1 Any rookie QB 9/2 John David Booty 5/1

Frerotte Says He Won’t Come Back in 09 Unless He’s the Starter

From: Pioneer Press Gus Frerotte wants to return to the Vikings next season — if he is the starting quarterback. How about as the backup? Or in competition for the starting job? He was noncommittal about those possibilities. “I would think, as a competitor, as you get older, knowing the talent we have, I would […]

Frerotte Feels He Was the Best Chance for the Vikings to Win

From: Pro Football So despite declaring in September that Gus Frerotte would be the Vikings’ starting quarterback for the rest of the year, coach Brad Childress decided after Frerotte was injured late in the year that the team would ride Tarvaris until the conclusion of the season. Per Michael Silver of Yahoo! Sports (via […]

Frerotte Has Two Broken Bones?

From: Pioneer Press An MRI on the back of Vikings QB Gus Frerotte revealed two transverse process fractures, according to a report in Yahoo. Frerotte left the game against the Detroit Lions because of a fractured transverse process but an MRI the following day revealed a second fractured transverse process that was suffered in a […]

Childress Says Jackson to Stay as the Starting QB

He didn’t have a good game vs the Falcons on Sunday, but that is not going to cost QB Tarvaris Jackson his job. Vikings coach Brad Childress today said Jackson will remain the starting quarterback for Sunday’s regular-season finale against the New York Giants. Jackson went 22-of-36 passes for 233 yards and two touchdowns in […]

Frerotte Sounds Off About Not Starting Sunday

From: Vikings QB Gus Frerotte wants to play and commented on Brad Childress’ decision to go with Tarvaris Jackson in Week 16 against Atlanta. Frerotte said, “It’s up to Coach. Obviously I’m not happy about it. I mean, anybody that’s competitive wants to be the guy that’s out there. I put a lot of […]

Jackson to Stay at QB for Sunday’s Game vs Falcons

The Vikings will stay with the hot hand, as Tarvaris Jackson will stay at quarterback Sunday against Atlanta. Offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell made the announcement today. Jackson was benched after the Vikings started the season 0-2, but has played very well in place of the injured Gus Frerotte over the last two games. Frerotte hurt […]

Peterson and Frerotte Miss Wednesday’s Practice

From: Star-Tribune Quarterback Gus Frerotte (back) and running back Adrian Peterson (ankle) were both limited in practice today. It wasn’t known that Peterson injured his ankle on Sunday against the Cardinals until after media access was finished for the day. He did not appear to have a limp as he left the field.

Vikings Take Big Step Towards North Title; Blast Cardinals 35-14

The Cardinals came out very flat, obviously on a high from clinching their division last week, and were punished for it. The Vikings were up three touchdowns before the end of the first quarter, and had the game well in hand by halftime. The Vikings defense came after Kurt Warner, and were very successful in […]