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  1. Vikings: Quick takes on QB items

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- Some quick thoughts on a few Minnesota Vikings quarterback items: Josh Freeman has signed a one-year deal with the New York Giants -- the beneficiaries of his now-infamous "Monday Night Football" misadventure last October -- and on...

    Blog | April 16, 2014
  2. On Frazier's final(?) Freeman thoughts

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- While new Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer is busy filling out his coaching staff in Minnesota -- he is close to hiring Cleveland Browns offensive coordinator Norv Turner to run the Vikings' offense in Minnesota, and is reportedly t...

    Blog | January 16, 2014
  3. Percy Harvin prepares for his old team

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- The last time the Minnesota Vikings played in Seattle also happened to be the last time Percy Harvin played in a game. It was Nov. 4, 2012, when the Vikings were beginning a tricky second half of their schedule following an upset loss ...

    Blog | November 11, 2013
  4. QB Watch: Vikings' Freeman, Ponder

    Ben Goessling

    A weekly analysis of the Minnesota Vikings' quarterback play: Rewind: With Josh Freeman out because of a concussion he sustained the week before, Christian Ponder returned to the Vikings' starting role on Sunday night against the Green Bay Packers...

    Blog | October 30, 2013
  5. On the Vikings' next move at quarterback

    Ben Goessling

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Josh Freeman has been cleared to practice, and did some limited work for the Minnesota Vikings on Friday. He'll be inactive on Sunday night, and will return to full practice next week. It could be at that point where the Viking...

    Blog | October 25, 2013
  6. Vikings can't delay QB rebuilding any more

    Ben Goessling

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- From the moment the Minnesota Vikings signed Josh Freeman to a one-year contract Oct. 7 -- effectively signaling the end of whatever commitment they had to Christian Ponder as their starting quarterback -- it seemed inevitabl...

    Blog | October 22, 2013
  7. Around the Horns: Freeman brings hope

    Ben Goessling

    Welcome to Around the Horns, our daily look at what's happening on the Vikings beat: The Vikings officially named Josh Freeman their starting quarterback on Wednesday, which gave Freeman an opportunity to fire an "I told you so" back at Tampa Bay ...

    Blog | October 17, 2013
  8. Move could benefit more than just Freeman

    Ben Goessling

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Ever since the Vikings added Josh Freeman to their already-complicated quarterback picture Oct. 7, there's been some question as to who in the Vikings organization backed the move and how much agreement there was about the dire...

    Blog | October 16, 2013
  9. Minnesota Vikings to start Josh Freeman at QB vs. New York Giants...

    Ben Goessling

    Quarterback Josh Freeman will make his first start for the Minnesota Vikings on Monday night against the New York Giants, coach Leslie Frazier said Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2013
  10. Vikings need clarity at QB position

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Vikings had just lost for the fourth time in five games this season, suffering their most lopsided Metrodome defeat in nearly three years. The reactions from veterans in the locker room ranged from Chad Greenway's frustra...

    Blog | October 13, 2013
  11. Matt Cassel to start at quarterback for Minnesota Vikings

    Ben Goessling

    The Minnesota Vikings will start Matt Cassel at quarterback against the Carolina Panthers, coach Leslie Frazier said Friday.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2013
  12. For Frazier and Ponder, change is in the air

    Ben Goessling

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- In some ways, Christian Ponder and Leslie Frazier are outliers in the NFL, gentle and gracious men in a league that so often breeds aggression and conceit. They have risen to the pinnacles of their respective careers together, ...

    Blog | October 10, 2013
  13. QB Watch: Vikings' Ponder, Cassel

    Ben Goessling

    A weekly examination of the Minnesota Vikings' quarterback play: Rewind: The Vikings were on their bye last week, but time away from their previous game didn't lend any clarity to their quarterback situation. In fact, it got more complicated. The ...

    Blog | October 09, 2013
  14. Around the Horns: Freeman's 'coaching'

    Ben Goessling

    Welcome to Around the Horns, our daily look at what's happening on the Vikings beat: Josh Freeman's Monday evening conference call with Twin Cities reporters was nothing out of the ordinary; Freeman said how excited he was to be in Minnesota, rema...

    Blog | October 09, 2013
  15. Ponder's, Freeman's fates blown by drafts

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- When Josh Freeman was coming out of Kansas State before the 2009 draft, he had caught Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman's eye. The team did not have Brett Favre in the fold yet, and Spielman was intrigued by much of what ...

    Blog | October 08, 2013
  16. Freeman signing means Ponder is on notice

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- We'll begin by allowing a moment for the scenario that doesn't signal a dramatic shift at the quarterback position is coming for the Minnesota Vikings. Christian Ponder has a broken rib, and Josh Freeman could be here to add depth to t...

    Blog | October 07, 2013