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Report: Freeman eventually will start for Vikings

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It looked obvious when the Vikings signed quarterback Josh Freeman.  Then, when the Vikings started talking about the situation, it became less obvious.

Now, Jay Glazer of FOX Sports says it’s inevitable.

Freeman eventually will start for the Vikings, at some point this year.

It makes sense.  If the Vikings want to find out whether they’ll transform their relationship with Freeman from rent to own, they need to see what Freeman can do.

They already know what Christian Ponder can do.  Or, more accurately, can’t do.  And it’s likely one of the reasons why Ponder, who supposedly is still the starter, didn’t start on Sunday even though he has been cleared to play.

Instead, Cassel started.  And he has thrown an interception.

Which could mean we’ll see Ponder later today.  And then Freeman as soon as next Monday night in New York.

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14 Responses to “Report: Freeman eventually will start for Vikings”
  1. GenXJay says: Oct 13, 2013 1:25 PM

    mike tomlin as a head coach! lolololololololololol!

  2. mikeyhigs says: Oct 13, 2013 1:30 PM

    Except for the fact that Freeman is inactive today

  3. realitypolice says: Oct 13, 2013 1:33 PM

    I don’t think anyone thought that they gave a guy a 2 million dollar contract 5 weeks into the season to NOT play QB for them. The fact that he didn’t start today doesn’t mean anything. They’re just giving him time to learn the playbook and get comfortable.

  4. jacobslatter says: Oct 13, 2013 1:36 PM

    I’m glad Christian Ponder the Arby’s lover married that hot blond sports chick before ’twas too late.

  5. lbijake says: Oct 13, 2013 1:55 PM

    jacobslatter says: Oct 13, 2013 1:36 PM

    I’m glad Christian Ponder the Arby’s lover married that hot blond sports chick before ’twas too late

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    I agree, blonds have such a short shelf life.

  6. blackhawks2010 says: Oct 13, 2013 1:59 PM

    Ponder, Freeman what’s the difference?

  7. rukiddnme29 says: Oct 13, 2013 2:08 PM

    Replacing one sucky QB for another doesn’t rememdy anything.

  8. stevenwilliams2013 says: Oct 13, 2013 2:27 PM

    Freeman will never be on time for the Vikings team photo.

  9. valhalla2013 says: Oct 13, 2013 2:34 PM

    As a Viking fan all I know this team has not been coached up enough to compete and yes QB situation is in shambles and defense is in ruins. Skol Vikings

  10. jlmd17 says: Oct 13, 2013 3:12 PM

    Freeman is not white so he can never be criticized and will forever be over-hyped.

  11. pootytang66 says: Oct 13, 2013 3:16 PM

    All this Quarterback stuff doesn’t mean squat when you have a defense that can’t stop the Brian Hoyers (AKA 3rd string QB’s) of the NFL!!!

  12. Rick Spielman is a Magician says: Oct 13, 2013 5:46 PM

    But who are they going to start after Freeman sucks?

  13. AD2K5 says: Oct 13, 2013 8:12 PM

    @rick, and that just sums up the next 3-5 years for the Vikes.

  14. theqmaster says: Oct 14, 2013 12:11 PM

    I’d definitely blame this loss on Christian Ponder!

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