Case Keenum signing with Vikings

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As the Vikings take a wait-and-see approach as to whether quarterback Teddy Bridgewater will ever play again, they’ve added another arm for the purposes of helping the team get through the looming offseason program.

Via Mark Berman of FOX 26 in Houston, veteran quarterback Case Keenum has signed with the Vikings.

The former University of Houston standout and one-time Texan started nine games for the Rams in 2016, after signing a one-year restricted free agency tender. He became an unrestricted free agent on March 9.

Keenum is perhaps best known for nothing he actually did but for what the Rams and game officials failed to do after Keenum suffered a concussion during a November 2015 game at Baltimore. Clearly disoriented and in distress, Keenum remained in the game. Ultimately, no discipline was imposed as a result of the situation; however, changes were made to the procedures for removing players from the field when they potentially have been concussed.

Keenum joins Bridgewater, Sam Bradford, and Taylor Heinicke as the quarterbacks currently on the Minnesota roster.

51 responses to “Case Keenum signing with Vikings

  1. Watching Case Keenum remain on the field after that hit was one of the most unsettling things I’ve seen on a football field in a long time.

  2. We’ve signed Case
    Cuz Sam is far from an ace
    Poor Teddy’s knee
    Is a guarantee
    That in the first round
    We’ll soon draft another clown
    QB
    -the poet of PFT

  3. Off-season champs! Crown us!!

    Sam Bradford’s game face looks like the guy who while sitting at the dinner table with his wife and kids, gets a text from his girlfriend saying she’s pregnant

  4. Its funny that Jeff Fisher benched Case after his 2nd best game of 2016 @NYJETS. Case went toe to toe with Stafford @ Detroit earlier in the year as well

  5. Keenum is probably best known for being the NCAA D1 alltime passing yards leader… at least more so than whatever concussion thing the article talks about. He’s like 2000 yards above the #2 spot.

  6. Barneys are to busy trolling Rodgers thread to see that the writing is on the wall… Teddy is not coming back. You are stuck with SamCase… Good Luck.

  7. thepftp0et says:
    Mar 31, 2017 4:47 PM

    We’ve signed Case
    Cuz Sam is far from an ace
    Poor Teddy’s knee
    Is a guarantee
    That in the first round
    We’ll soon draft another clown
    QB
    -the poet of PFT

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    boooooooooooooooooo!!!!!!

    throws rotten tomatoes

  8. Case Keenum is a great addition for the Vikings. He was with 2 of the worst teams in the NFL in the Texans and Rams. However, in his 14 starts with the awful Rams he was 7-7 with 4 of the 7 losses coming by 3 points each. If the Rams had any running game at all, which they did not, Keenum would have easily been 11-3 in his 14 starts. He was a magician with the Rams somehow keeping him in almost every game. The Rams had the worst offensive line in the league, the worst running game in the league, and the worst receiving corp (save one) in the NFL. He is 9-7 in his last 16 NFL starts. Of the 11 interceptions attributed to him this past season, at least 4 of them were perfectly thrown passes that were muffed by the receivers, tied into the air for interceptions. Look at the film of the GiantRams game in London as just one example. While with the Texans, Keenum tied the franchise record for most pass completions in a row and with the Rams he came within one pass of tying the franchise record for most completions in a row—both of these achievements came with less than 20 NFL starts. Also Case Keenum set the Rams record for highest QBR in a game and had one of the fastest releases in the league. On top of that, he was near the very top in the NFL for pass completions of 20 yards or more.

  9. Camp arm who is on par with Shaun Hill, but is 8 years younger. Probably marks the end of Taylor Heinicke in MN. Lesson there to young guys, don’t kick in a plate glass door in the off-season, probably won’t end well for you.

  10. So the Vikings signed Case Keenum to back up Sam Bradford, replacing Shaun Hill.

    I’m not a great offensive mind, but could part of the problem be that they keep adding former Ram quarterbacks?

  11. football2011 says:
    Mar 31, 2017 5:24 PM

    It sure looks like Bridgewater is going to spend this year on IR. No reason to sign Keenum if Bridgewater is ok.
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    That’s not necessarily true. There’s never been an expectation that Teddy would be ready for the beginning of the season, so they’re making sure they have a requisite backup in case something happens like last year. Teddy goes down a week before the season and then they realize they have nobody capable of starting a full season. Teddy can start the year on the PUP list and still come back later if he heals up.

  12. Everyone else can just mail it in. The minisoda lavender lokis can hoist their 56th consecutive off season championship banner in their new billion dollar monument to their stupidity.

  13. QB Film Room says:
    Mar 31, 2017 4:52 PM
    really do not understand this signing. They must feel teddy is toast for 2017. Heinecke is good.
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    Awesome. I read about some Vikings’ fans talking about how he is good- kind of like Bears’ fans talking about how Dan LaFevour or David Fales was good. How does Heinecke look against regular season NFL talent?

    I don’t know. In 3 years, he’s never thrown a pass in the regular season. He has 2 TD’s and 1 INT in preseason games.

    Fact is, the Vikings don’t even know if he is good, let alone a bunch of guys on the internet.

  14. codytha035 says:
    Mar 31, 2017 4:53 PM
    Off-season champs! Crown us!!

    Sam Bradford’s game face looks like the guy who while sitting at the dinner table with his wife and kids, gets a text from his girlfriend saying she’s pregnant

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    cody, what you write may sound funny in your head, but is pretty embarrassing in print. If you are going to troll don’t put down the first thing that comes to your mind. Put some effort in it, you’re not original, I have to give you a D-. Pick up your game son.

  15. eatme2259 says:
    Mar 31, 2017 6:13 PM
    If you are going to troll don’t put down the first thing that comes to your mind. Put some effort in it, you’re not original…
    ===================================
    You mean like randomly accusing others of having the same name after they toast you because you don’t understand a term?

  16. Note to self: Self, if you’re looking for one of very few positions in your field, DO NOT grow a giant ’70s fro and become an awkward PR pain in the rear for the company that is paying me millions. It will, no doubt, become an impediment to my further employment. Especially since I’m not very good at my job. And realizing that employers have contol over whom they employ, it wood be a good idea to stick with the relevant subject matter. Not go sideways with some kind of protest on company time.
    That would be freaking idiotic, especially if I was due to make around $14m…

  17. Case Keenum has never been on a team that has made it to a conference championship game, and has never played in a playoff game.

  18. Case has as many super bowl wins as Rodgers, let that sink in turd town!

    The stupidity of this statement…. Typical barney fan, Spewing fake news

  19. frank booth says:
    Mar 31, 2017 6:27 PM
    eatme2259 says:
    Mar 31, 2017 6:13 PM
    If you are going to troll don’t put down the first thing that comes to your mind. Put some effort in it, you’re not original…
    ===================================
    You mean like randomly accusing others of having the same name after they toast you because you don’t understand a term?

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    Whatever do you mean frankstellarhometown?

  20. Some insurance just in case, while I don’t know how much that insurance will cover… but nothing wrong with being prepared. Hell even when you think you’re prepared you can find that you don’t have enough depth at some positions, like the OL last season.

  21. Pftp0et..
    I sign my name “P0et”
    Cuz I think people won’t know it
    That the zero in my name
    And an “o” aren’t the same
    My posts on Vikes are really sleaz-ed
    Cuz in truth I’m just a Cheese Head
    Nothing better to do
    Than drink beer and sling poo

  22. What fan base has proclaimed even guaranteed a championship all offseason to only fall flat on their face 6 consecutive times?

    Packer fans own the offseason championship guarantee.

  23. skyflyer63 says:
    Mar 31, 2017 4:56 PM
    Barneys are to busy trolling Rodgers thread to see that the writing is on the wall… Teddy is not coming back. You are stuck with SamCase… Good Luck.

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    Well thanks, good luck to you!

  24. I wonder what he did to piss off God so much that he goes from the Rams to the Vikings. What, the Jaguars weren’t interested?

    Anybody who is excited about this signing clearly wasn’t watching the Rams last season. Case Keenum was let go from a poor performing offensive squad for a reason, and that reason is the same for Christian Ponder was eventually shown the door; they both suck. The only difference was the Texans didn’t part with a #12 overall pick to draft Keenum. This is further proof that Spielman couldn’t recognize a Qb to save his life, fortunately it doesn’t cost him his job.

  25. skyflyer63 says:
    Mar 31, 2017 7:05 PM
    Case has as many super bowl wins as Rodgers, let that sink in turd town!

    The stupidity of this statement…. Typical barney fan, Spewing fake news

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    Almost like implying he works for CNN. I understand a little jousting here and there, but that’s an unnecessary low-blow.

  26. Frazier28/7 says:
    Mar 31, 2017 8:20 PM
    What fan base has proclaimed even guaranteed a championship all offseason to only fall flat on their face 6 consecutive times?

    Packer fans own the offseason championship guarantee.
    /////////////////////////////////////

    Fake News

  27. Case Keenum is one of the guys you are guys to see 10 years from now trotting in from the sideline in the 4th quarter of a pre-season game and say to yourself- “holy crap, Case Keenum is still in the league?!?”.

  28. I’d say this was a solid signing. Keenum is solid backup material and possibly starting material with a decent team around him.

    If Teddy ever plays again, the Minnesota medical staff are miracle workers. I truly hope they are, but having had this injury myself, I just can’t see Teddy playing again… and that would be a shame. It’s tough to watch the d-bags thrive while a good kid gets the shaft.

    Here’s hoping for a miracle.

  29. I am going to take a ridiculous page from the viking troll playbook on this signing:

    Yes, but can he play offensive line?

    See, just as stupid as asking if a back up tight end signed by the packers can play defense.

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