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Report: Vikings interested in Donovan McNabb

Mike Shanahan, Donovan McNabb AP

Rumors and reports of in-limbo Redskins quarterback Donovan McNabb’s interest in the Vikings have been plentiful this offseason. But to this point, there had been no indications that the interest was mutual.

On Monday, the Washington Post cited two people with knowledge of the situation to report that the Vikings are “indeed” one of the teams interested in McNabb.

There’s more.

According to Mike Jones of the Post, one league source says no teams are willing to shell out substantial compensation for McNabb because the Redskins “already tipped their hand” that the 34-year-old quarterback has no future in Washington. McNabb is due a whopping $10 million, non-guaranteed bonus if he’s on the Redskins’ roster the day after the first regular season game.

He’d obviously have to rework his contract to make any trade conceivable. If McNabb refuses to restructure, he’ll almost certainly be released.

All of these reports and points are moot, of course, until the lockout ends. There’s a transaction freeze in the NFL.

But if the Vikings emerge from next week’s draft without a quarterback they deem capable of starting Week One, McNabb appears to be on their list of stopgap targets.

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  1. zappa69 says: Apr 18, 2011 5:23 PM

    Good!!

  2. thereisalwaysnextyear says: Apr 18, 2011 5:25 PM

    “But if the Vikings don’t emerge from next week’s draft without a quarterback they deem capable of starting in Week One, McNabb appears to be on their list of stopgap targets.”

    HUH? You mean if they DO emerge from the draft without a QB capable of starting? Or are we supposed to take your double negative and understand it?

  3. firethorn1001 says: Apr 18, 2011 5:27 PM

    The Vikings really need to find a 7-10 year solution at QB instead of relying on all these stop gap QBs. Seems like their QB is always on a 2-3 year plan.

  4. crm0055 says: Apr 18, 2011 5:27 PM

    good fit could be a year too late but i’d like to see 5 in mini

  5. nokoolaidcowboy says: Apr 18, 2011 5:29 PM

    Good move for McNabb. Redskins apparently don’t want him there and didn’t give him much of a chance.

  6. jonkam says: Apr 18, 2011 5:29 PM

    WAIT
    dont rule out a brett favre return

  7. thegonz13 says: Apr 18, 2011 5:31 PM

    From one stopgap to the next…

    C’mon man!

  8. schmitty2 says: Apr 18, 2011 5:34 PM

    If Mcnabb is the best they can get then they might as well bring Culpepper back!

  9. kcfanatic says: Apr 18, 2011 5:35 PM

    Does he get the $10 Million bonus if it is a scab played regular season game?

  10. vegasbronco says: Apr 18, 2011 5:36 PM

    So, who is it going to be, at if all any? Donavan McNabb, Kyle Orton, or Kevin Kolb?
    OR
    They trade up and take Blaine Gabbert.
    Rumor rumors rumors

  11. FinFan68 says: Apr 18, 2011 5:36 PM

    Why is this a surprise? The Vikings have been interested in aging QBs past their prime for quite a while: Favre, Johnson, Cunningham, Frerotte, Moon, Jim McMahon, etc. A couple have even played well for them.

  12. ilpackerbacker says: Apr 18, 2011 5:39 PM

    Is Donovan going to attempt to “stick it” to Shanahan the same way Favre tried to “stick it” to Thompson?

    I like Donovan’s chances better than Favre’s, LOL.

  13. mvp43 says: Apr 18, 2011 5:41 PM

    The Vikings at some point will need to address the future. They have this “all in” mentality every year that always seems to blow up in their face. McNabb can be a head case and that’s the last thing they need. Plus, he’s just not as good as he thinks he his.

  14. kevo126 says: Apr 18, 2011 5:41 PM

    “Report: Vikings interested in Donovan McNabb”

    Why?

  15. eaglesnoles05 says: Apr 18, 2011 5:42 PM

    Here’s the knowledge I have of the situation: McNabb would like to play in the vikes system and handoff to AP, and the vikings need a qb who can play in their system. So I have knowledge of the situation. Does that make me a credible source?

  16. dgforreal says: Apr 18, 2011 5:45 PM

    Come to Frisco.

  17. tbd3 says: Apr 18, 2011 5:46 PM

    Deja vu.

  18. airraid77 says: Apr 18, 2011 5:47 PM

    It takes two for their to be a story….it isnt coincidence that mcnabb was interested in the vikings….two stories that very easily could have been one.

  19. duanethomas says: Apr 18, 2011 5:48 PM

    Enough of this story.

  20. dchuwo says: Apr 18, 2011 5:48 PM

    Seems like a long time ago that Shanahan was a Superbowl winning coach and considered a genius. Not coincedence that was when he had Elway and T.D.

  21. gasolinejt says: Apr 18, 2011 5:48 PM

    Report: Vikings looking for a quick fix at quarterback, again.

  22. eaglebobby says: Apr 18, 2011 5:49 PM

    Couldn’t this be construed as tampering, if the Vikes have let their interest be known through a 3rd party??

  23. samyooehl says: Apr 18, 2011 5:49 PM

    We need the lockout to end so this nonsense can be reported when the signings happen, and not this “Billy likes Sally, does Sally like Billy?”

  24. tomwill21 says: Apr 18, 2011 6:01 PM

    Didn’t Minn just get rid of an old, overpaid, inaccurate QB?

  25. gbfanforever says: Apr 18, 2011 6:07 PM

    The Vikings-

    Where old QB’s go to die…

  26. JimmySmith says: Apr 18, 2011 6:07 PM

    The Vikings list of stopgap targets hardly begin and end with McNabb. They are in need of an OT, both left and right, a guard, a center, a few Defensive lineman, a WR and the entire defensive secondary. That’s more than they could draft and that was before they lost their 3rd round pick on a 4 game rental.

    McNabb will surface somewhere in the NFL, I just happy to hear it will be with the last place Vikings. QB’s who are rapidly losing their skills no longer have to retire, they can just sign with the Vikings.

  27. geniusesq says: Apr 18, 2011 6:15 PM

    Maybe if the Skins handled his situation a little better, some team might actually believe that they will keep him if they don’t receive a fair offer.

    Now I cant see them having much leverage, if any….unless they pass on a QB in the first 2 rounds of the draft and don’t re-sign Rex Grossman.

  28. Deb says: Apr 18, 2011 6:17 PM

    Don’t you think every team needing a QB is looking at every available guy, whether he’s an incoming rookie, a FA vet, or someone rumored to be on the trading block? Window shopping is a long way from being ready to buy. These teams are just considering their options.

  29. FinFan68 says: Apr 18, 2011 6:23 PM

    eaglesnoles05 says:
    Apr 18, 2011 5:42 PM
    Here’s the knowledge I have of the situation: McNabb would like to play in the vikes system and handoff to AP, and the vikings need a qb who can play in their system. So I have knowledge of the situation. Does that make me a credible source?
    ———————
    Only if a “reporter” repeats what you said and then credits you as an “unnamed source” or “person with knowledge of the situation”. They make it seem like it is an owner or GM giving them info but it is probably just the building janitor or equipment manager etc.

  30. pervyharvin says: Apr 18, 2011 6:24 PM

    Nope…Nope..Not going to happen. Guarantee it. Hell, I’d rather have Favre back then that Chunky Soup eating has been.

  31. upperdecker19 says: Apr 18, 2011 6:36 PM

    He’s probably having panics attacks as we type with the possibility of having to understand the new kick off rules.

  32. royalstar05 says: Apr 18, 2011 6:57 PM

    Would rather have Carson Palmer. He is 4 years younger and in alot better shape than Mcsoup.

  33. airraid77 says: Apr 18, 2011 6:58 PM

    they have to be fair in minnesota.
    they gave the white coach an old washed up white qb….now its the black coaches to get the same treatment. See how this works..every dog get a little sunshine.

  34. packfaninpackland says: Apr 18, 2011 7:11 PM

    As a lifelong Packers fan I want to see McNabb in purple.

    Heck, I think the Queens should trade their #1 pick for the next 4 years for him (don’t worry, the Skins will blow every pick anyway !) and then give McNabb a 6 year/$100,000,000.00 guaranteed contract !

    Please do it Queens !!! Please ! Please ! Please !

  35. alldayvikings says: Apr 18, 2011 7:14 PM

    NOOOOOOOOOOO

  36. thefiesty1 says: Apr 18, 2011 7:14 PM

    Of course they are. They just want to get by one more year with a declining veteran so they’ll get the first pick in 2012 and get Andrew Luck. They always have Farve to fall back on if all else fails.

  37. Deb says: Apr 18, 2011 7:17 PM

    @airraid77 …

    Is skin color really the first thing that crosses your mind when you think about coaches and players? And with their jobs on the line, do you really think that’s how coaches choose their quarterbacks?

  38. flavordave says: Apr 18, 2011 7:24 PM

    Im an Eagles fan and Ill tell you Vikings fans what I told Redskin fans last year. The first 4 games youll be in love, the next 4 games youll start noticing that something isnt quit right, then the next 4 games youll be yelling ” OH COME ON MAN” Then the last four you will literally hate his face. Its not that hes bad, cause hes not, he just isnt a winner.

  39. whatagreatfootballmind says: Apr 18, 2011 7:32 PM

    Is Donovan going to attempt to “stick it” to Shanahan the same way Favre tried to “stick it” to Thompson?

    I like Donovan’s chances better than Favre’s, LOL.

    =================================

    You ignorant Packer fans apparently forgot 2009 when Favre torched you on national tv on Monday Night Football at the Metrodome and then AGAIN AT LAMBEAU when you traders booed the hell outta him every time he touched the field. So yeah, Favre DID stick it Teddy.

  40. ilpackerbacker says: Apr 18, 2011 7:55 PM

    “You ignorant Packer fans apparently forgot 2009 when Favre torched you on national tv on Monday Night Football at the Metrodome and then AGAIN AT LAMBEAU when you traders booed the hell outta him every time he touched the field. So yeah, Favre DID stick it Teddy”.

    Hahahaha – what an idiot. Did Favre get a ring for those stupid, meaningless regular season games? Nope. Ted stuck it to Favre when Tracy Porter picked him off and then Ted, Mike, and Aaron stuck it to Favre when they held up a Vince Lombardi trophy and their middle fingers at him, LOL.

  41. purplehayseuss says: Apr 18, 2011 7:58 PM

    Hey packfaninpackland:
    This isn’t “packland”. This is a Vikings page. Wake up. Go back to Holy Lambeau and worship. Get a life.

    Yes, you won the Super Bowl. Yes, you now treat every other fan like they are a stay dog that chased your cat. Yes, it is irritating how you “fans” insist on posting your drivel on Vikings pages here and many other NFL sites.

    No, I don’t give a crap about how superior you claim to be. No, I don’t give a crap about how bad Minny was last season or the number of times you slander my team with “Queens”. If that’s all you’ve got, you’ve got very little. It’ll be a new season some time, and then the NFL etch-a-sketch shakes clean and we start all over. If Minnesota beats the Packers in 2011, you’d better shut your mouth. You’re writing checks with that pie hole that your Holy Pack just might not be able to cash.

    Winning a single Super Bowl, or 13 or 50 is not a guarantee of eternal dominance or infallibility. Rogers better not throw a single interception, and Matthews better get 5 sacks per game and Crosby better never miss, even in practice if this Packers team is to live up to your claims that Minny is so bad and dumb and stupid and idiots and whatever Jimmy has to say today (the same thing he said yesterday, and I don’t even have to read it).

  42. JimmySmith says: Apr 18, 2011 7:59 PM

    whatagreatfootballmind says:

    So yeah, Favre DID stick it Teddy
    ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
    Only if you consider one regular season, overall, Favre is only .500. But the big prize is the Superbowl, and Favre with the Vikings is still zero and TT has one and counting. So it terms of who stuck it to who, I would have to give to TT.

    But Viking fans consider regular season as something special, but to most NFL teams its just a stepping stone to the real prize.

  43. Deb says: Apr 18, 2011 8:10 PM

    @royalstar05 …

    Would really like Palmer to get a shot somewhere else and for Marv to get a chance with another QB. But Palmer isn’t the most durable QB, so not sure about putting him behind the Vikes line. And it doesn’t matter anyway because apparently Mike Brown will only let him go when they pry his cold, dead hands from Carson’s contract.

  44. dirtydrynn27 says: Apr 18, 2011 8:45 PM

    Did any of you watch both QBs play for the Redskins at all last season or are you making blind comments???…Grossman completely out played Mcnabb!!!! Donovan looked lost,almost like a rookie QB.Grossman knows that offense inside and out from his days in Houston.Im gonna tell all of you!!!! Grossman could be a major super star in this offense that he knows sooo well!!!!

  45. jmak79 says: Apr 18, 2011 9:15 PM

    Why can’t the season start so I can watch Jared Allen give that quarterback in green bay his career ending concussion!

  46. JimmySmith says: Apr 18, 2011 9:24 PM

    Oh, did I mention the Vikings never won a Superbowl, I think I did that yesterday but I am not quite sure.

  47. seewise says: Apr 18, 2011 9:31 PM

    jimm smith is a douche, see I can spell douche>

  48. whatagreatfootballmind says: Apr 18, 2011 9:31 PM

    Hahahaha – what an idiot. Did Favre get a ring for those stupid, meaningless regular season games? Nope. Ted stuck it to Favre when Tracy Porter picked him off and then Ted, Mike, and Aaron stuck it to Favre when they held up a Vince Lombardi trophy and their middle fingers at him, LOL
    ———————————————————

    Ted suck it to Favre when Tracy Porter picked him off? Must have been confusing Darren Sharper wearing green and gold again. The PACKERS had nothing to do with the SAINTS playing the VIKINGS in the NFC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME that year while the PACKERS were sitting at home watching. There is a reason why Teddy wouldn’t cut Favre. There is a reason why Teddy had a poison pill in the trade to the Jets. He was scared Favre actually would have completed that pass to Sidney Rice.

  49. istateyourname says: Apr 18, 2011 9:40 PM

    “He’s probably having panics attacks as we type with the possibility of having to understand the new kick off rules.”

    If he don’t know the overtime rules, highly doubtful he gives a rats behind about some stupid kickoff rule.

  50. welzy says: Apr 18, 2011 10:00 PM

    I don’t think McNabb can help the Vikings any more than Favre. There seems to be something internally flawed with that organization. I mean, how many teams teams let other teams go ahead of them in the draft? With a history of failure, one wonders what it will take to shake off this enormous gorilla? They are swinging again with the same flawed logic. Isn’t that supposed to be the definition of insanity? They have sacrificed everything for the “win now” attitude over the past couple years. Shouldn’t logic dictate that if you couldn’t “win now”, shouldn’t you consider the alternative and rebuild?

  51. footballisfun says: Apr 18, 2011 10:25 PM

    Great, my team wants another washed-up QB. Sweet.

  52. SpartaChris says: Apr 18, 2011 11:03 PM

    whatagreatfootballmind says:

    Ted suck it to Favre when Tracy Porter picked him off? Must have been confusing Darren Sharper wearing green and gold again. The PACKERS had nothing to do with the SAINTS playing the VIKINGS in the NFC CHAMPIONSHIP GAME that year while the PACKERS were sitting at home watching. There is a reason why Teddy wouldn’t cut Favre. There is a reason why Teddy had a poison pill in the trade to the Jets. He was scared Favre actually would have completed that pass to Sidney Rice.
    ===============================
    LOL @ you Viking fans still talking about the “Glory season” of two years ago.

    It doesn’t matter that you beat GB twice TWO YEARS ago. It also doesn’t matter that you played in the NFC Championship game TWO YEARS ago. You didn’t win a championship. In the end your season was as big a failure as ours.

    By the way, don’t forget we swept you and your savior LAST year, including a 31-3 route in your house. Oh yeah, we also won the Super Bowl. Again.

    Green Bay > Vikings.

  53. SpartaChris says: Apr 18, 2011 11:05 PM

    @Welzy- You can’t use logic and Minnesota Vikings in the same sentence. It’s an oxymoron.

  54. byrmcph says: Apr 18, 2011 11:22 PM

    I hope it works out for #5. Shanahan will be out at the end of next season anyway, him and his wack son. OVERRATED COACH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  55. packfaninpackland says: Apr 18, 2011 11:23 PM

    to: purplehayseuss:

    Hey, bitter much ????

    Let’s see that makes, what, 50 years now and your team has zilch !

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

    And even then, the best season the Queens have had in the last 30 years was solely due to a Packer.

    Please either trade for McNabb, or draft Newton and give him a gazillion dollars !

    Pleeeeaaaasssseeee !!!!!!

  56. loytomaki says: Apr 18, 2011 11:39 PM

    Yes the Vikings need a long term starter at QB, but no one (aside from maybe Mallet who is a huge risk) in this draft is capable of starting year one. McNabb makes sense if for no better reason then veteran free agents who want to win now will not walk away from the team as fast. This is why Arizona also needs a bridge at QB if they want to keep Larry Fitzgerald.

    Also, McNabbs stock has dropped enough that when he does give way to a young player they won’t (by that time) be looking over their shoulder.

  57. rugdog100 says: Apr 18, 2011 11:40 PM

    Jimmy “Crack Corn” Smith

  58. packfaninpackland says: Apr 18, 2011 11:42 PM

    purplehayseuss says:
    Apr 18, 2011 7:58 PM

    “Hey packfaninpackland” This isn’t “packland”. This is a Vikings page. Wake up. Go back to Holy Lambeau and worship.
    — Funny you should say that because, even though I’m from Madison, I will actually be at Lambeau tomorrow. Stop on by and I will intoduce you to what a Super Bowl trophy looks like !

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

    “If Minnesota beats the Packers in 2011, you’d better shut your mouth.”
    — How could the Queens win, they have no QB, no team, no stadium, no trophies. But hey, you do have that playoff banner you trot out every December and hang in the end zone, and, heck, every 3 or 4 years you actually get someone to sew another year onto that banner – another year that ends in CRUSHING DEFEAT !!!!

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

    “Winning a single Super Bowl, or 13 or 50 is not a guarantee of eternal dominance or infallibility.”
    — No, but 50 years of zilch is certainly a sign of futility ! HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

    “Rogers better not throw a single interception”
    — Nice job on the spelling of Rodgers. I see those Minnesota public schools are really working out for you !

    “and Matthews better get 5 sacks per game”
    — No one loves The Claymaker more than I, but even I don’t think he’ll get 80 sacks next year. 25 or 30 maybe, but not 80.

    “and Crosby better never miss, even in practice if this Packers team is to live up to your claims that”
    — So if Crosby misses a FG in practice that nulls the Super Bowl win ??? Oh, okay.

    “Minny is so bad and dumb and stupid and idiots”
    — I couldn’t have said it better myself. Bravo !

  59. duece5 says: Apr 19, 2011 12:00 AM

    JimmySmith says:
    Apr 18, 2011 6:07 PM
    The Vikings list of stopgap targets hardly begin and end with McNabb. They are in need of an OT, both left and right, a guard, a center, a few Defensive lineman, a WR and the entire defensive secondary. That’s more than they could draft and that was before they lost their 3rd round pick on a 4 game rental.

    McNabb will surface somewhere in the NFL, I just happy to hear it will be with the last place Vikings. QB’s who are rapidly losing their skills no longer have to retire, they can just sign with the Vikings.

    Duece5 says:

    Oh there Jimmy the Vike strikes again—the Viking LOVER!!!!

    Little Jimmy, have your mommy read this to you: If you’re talking about the same old qb-Favre that kicked your green bay ass twice as he turned 40, and had all the gb fans shaking their heads and saying: “why us why us….ya, that Ted Thompson is an idiot!”..Ya, that guy? Your ex qb that you guys kicked out?? Yep, the same one that made you guys cry, burn his jersey, curse him drinking your beer, you are correct sir!!!

    Love it—oh little Jim you are such an easy target!!!

    SKOL VIKES!!!!!!

  60. packerzman says: Apr 19, 2011 12:04 AM

    You ignorant Packer fans apparently forgot 2009 when Favre torched you on national tv on Monday Night Football at the Metrodome and then AGAIN AT LAMBEAU when you traders booed the hell outta him every time he touched the field. So yeah, Favre DID stick it Teddy.

    seriously? you want to show your ignorance that badly to make that argument? here’s the facts..Ted Thompson and the Packers got tired of the same BS year after year of waffling by Favre so they let him walk…knowing full well what the hell they had on the bench BEHIND HIM ready to do something NO Viking QB has EVER had a sniff of..win the Super Bowl and win the MVP.To say Favre “got one over” on Thompson is the most pathetically ignorant statement ive ever seen posted on this site..tell me something moron..which GM was it that held up his franchises 4th Super Bowl trophy last February??LOL the same guy that let Favre walk to your pathetic excuse for a franchise to do what he has always done best…throw a pick late in a Championship game LOL…the joke is on you queen fan as i think Favre got “one over on YOU”.

  61. wigwam101 says: Apr 19, 2011 12:07 AM

    Dear Vikings,

    Thank you from the bottom of our hearts.

    xoxo The Packers

  62. zn0rseman says: Apr 19, 2011 12:14 AM

    Really the Vikings need two QB’s.

    One rookie in round 1 or 2, like Mallet, Locker or Kaepernick, who can be a long-term solution at the position..
    One veteran who has 2-4 years left in him as a quality starting option. That would include players like Palmer, Kolb and Rosenfels. It would not include washed up guys like McNabb (who was never all that good to begin with) or Favre (who should have retired after the 2009 season.

    With the veteran and the rookie on the roster, they should put Joe Webb back to WR and let Rhett Bomar (who I think could still be good) and Patrick Ramsey compete for the 3rd spot.

  63. goawayeverybody says: Apr 19, 2011 12:45 AM

    Where’s Pervy?

  64. goombar2 says: Apr 19, 2011 2:55 AM

    All you have to do is look at the options open to the vikings to see this isn’t too bad of a move.

    Palmer isn’t going to wear purple. If he doesn’t retire he ends up in California. My guess is San Fran. They have a good line and lots of talent catching the ball. vikes just don’t have a good enough line for a pure pocket passer.

    Vince Young – The vikes don’t have the front office, head coach, or lock room for this project. He’d be a long term solution, but the vikes will probably be picking high the next couple years. Why take on a project Fisher could deal with?

    Kolb – The price is way too high for an unproven commodity. Based off where the vikes will pick they can find just as good in the draft and the cost won’t be as high.

    Webb – Certainly intriguing, but way too raw, needs development. Would be a disaster to throw him to the wolves for a full season.

    Rookie (insert any one of them) Would not be ready without any mini camps, and perhaps no training camp.

    McNabb – Seasoned Qb, wants to play for vikes. Good role model for draftee or Webb. Probably only has a few years left and will not cause a Qb controversy.

    Favre- Might be best guy if no training camp, but seems to have lost his desire and is probably done. Be embarrassing for coach and GM to beg him to come back. Will take over locker room and be disruptive. He’ll try to be a GM.

    I dunno, seems like McNabb is probably the best out there.

  65. stellarperformance says: Apr 19, 2011 7:02 AM

    whatagreatfootballmind says: Apr 18, 2011 7:32 PM
    So yeah, Favre DID stick it (to)Teddy.
    —————————————————————-

    Really? You actually think Thompson is losing sleep over losing meaninglessly in those two Viking “SuperBowls?” My guess is not. The Vikings only finished one game ahead of the Packers that year (when was that again?) and didn’t prevent the Packers from making the playoffs either. You are a good example of why I now feel so sorry for the Vikings and their fans. It is hard to have so much while knowing others have so little. Maybe if they gave away Favre bobble-heads for that Monday night game it could help fill your trophy case? Would that help?

  66. weneedlinemen42 says: Apr 19, 2011 7:52 AM

    Vikings fans, I have to warn you, if you get McNabb prepare to be driven mental by his ground ball habits.

    When he joined the ‘Skins, I was full of hope. I was used to only seeing him in full games twice a year, the rest of time it was just highlights. It completely obscured just how often he throws the ball into the ground about a yard from his receivers feet. As a fan, it’s maddening. Almost as maddening as Jason Campbell’s dying swan attempts at the QB slide.

    I was seriously surprised this year. Eagles fans get a bad rep but now I realise they must have incredible reserves of patience. They completely low-balled how annoying that ground ball is.

  67. ilpackerbacker says: Apr 19, 2011 8:41 AM

    “There is a reason why Teddy had a poison pill in the trade to the Jets. He was scared Favre actually would have completed that pass to Sidney Rice”.

    LOL, really? Just shut up and go sit in the corner and suck your thumb or something. You’re just pissed off because you wanted the Vikes to beat the Saints SO BAD (epic fail) and you wanted the Steelers to beat the Packers SO BAD (yet another epic fail). Instead, Ted wins. F you, LOL.

  68. njoberg says: Apr 19, 2011 10:50 AM

    lets see…#3 was george….# 4 favre….#5 McNabb
    #6 Cutler? # 7 Vick …. # 8 grossman…#9 was
    Machon..#10 retired
    I’m a vike fan…but this stuff has been going on and on. Here’s an idea draft a young stud throw
    him in the line up…worked for P. Manning and
    his brother

  69. bic05 says: Apr 19, 2011 2:12 PM

    HAHAHAHAHA. Like this if you laughed too!

  70. minnesomalia says: Apr 19, 2011 3:17 PM

    Next Report: Vikings interested in JaMarcus Russell….

  71. goombar2 says: Apr 19, 2011 4:22 PM

    It might have worked for the Manning brothers, but there are far more rookies that fail that were high draft picks than those that succeed.

    A college offense is light years in difference to a pro style. Mostly what you see when you throw a QB to the wolves is a huge failure.

    If the vikes had a good O-line it might work, then the game isn’t so fast. But that O-line got Favre killed, one of the quickest release Qbs and a veteran at reading blitzes.

    And you think a rookie is just going to step in? Good luck with that! And if that’s the philosophy of the vikes at least you guys will get lots of shots to pick high rated Qbs in the draft.

  72. loytomaki says: Apr 20, 2011 1:47 AM

    zn0rseman says: Apr 19, 2011 12:14 AM

    Really the Vikings need two QB’s.

    One rookie in round 1 or 2, like Mallet, Locker or Kaepernick, who can be a long-term solution at the position..
    One veteran who has 2-4 years left in him as a quality starting option. That would include players like Palmer, Kolb and Rosenfels.
    ————————–

    The only part I disagree on is Kolb. He will cost too much to bring in for a couple years, and has far more in him then 2-4 years. If they pay up for Kolb they should not look to draft a 1-2 round QB this year, they should plan on Kolb being the guy untill he proves otherwise and draft the best player available in other need positions.

    Kolb now is what Locker, Mallet, or Dalton hope to be in 3-4 years. A quality QB who has learned the game is in ripe with potential to start now. You do not grab Kolb to keep the seat warm, he is the example of a 2nd rounder allowed to develop. It is time to see what he has.

  73. nyjetsecody says: Apr 20, 2011 3:09 AM

    SCOTT PAVEK ARE YOU SEEING THIS

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