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  1. NFL teams who could target a new QB

    Mike Sando

    It's possible that most NFL fans fretting about their teams' quarterback situations feel better after watching the Minnesota Vikings complete 37.7 percent of their passes Monday night. Bad is bad, but what the Vikings put on display during their Week...

    Blog | October 23, 2013
  2. Three things: Vikings-49ers

    Mike Sando

    Three things to watch for Sunday in the San Francisco 49ers' third exhibition of the 2013 season, set for 8 p.m. ET at home against the Minnesota Vikings: 1. Seneca's debut. Recently signed veteran quarterback Seneca Wallace is scheduled to make h...

    Blog | August 25, 2013
  3. The difference between Ponder, Bradford

    Mike Sando

    The Minnesota Vikings are watching closely to see whether Christian Ponder projects as their starting quarterback for years to come. "There have been some encouraging moments this year," Kevin Seifert wrote on the NFC North blog, "but his relative...

    Blog | December 15, 2012
  4. Pressure points: How protection held up

    Mike Sando

    The Minnesota Vikings sacked Arizona Cardinals quarterback John Skelton seven times Sunday. They did so without committing additional resources to their pass rush. In fact, the Vikings were the only NFL team in Week 7 to send four or fewer pass-ru...

    Blog | October 24, 2012
  5. Cardinals leaning on Skelton, 2010 class

    Mike Sando

    The Arizona Cardinals and Minnesota Vikings are playing Sunday for the fifth consecutive season. Both teams have cycled through a few quarterbacks during that time. I covered that ground in the "Blogger Blitz" video. Cardinals quarterback John ...

    Blog | October 17, 2012
  6. Halftime thoughts as 49ers, Rams trail

    Mike Sando

    A few thoughts after watching the San Francisco 49ers and St. Louis Rams fall behind at halftime of their Week 3 games: 49ers, down 17-3 at Minnesota: Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder accounts for much of the difference on the scoreboard. The...

    Blog | September 23, 2012
  7. Closer look at Colin Kaepernick's long run

    Mike Sando

    There are no blockers or play-action fakes to deal with when prospective NFL athletes compete at the scouting combine each February. That helps explain why Minnesota Vikings cornerback Chris Cook could not catch San Francisco 49ers quarterback Col...

    Blog | August 11, 2012
  8. Three things: Seahawks-Vikings

    Mike Sando

    Three things to watch for in the Seattle Seahawks' preseason game against the Minnesota Vikings on Saturday night at 10 p.m. ET: 1. Tarvaris' timing: The Seahawks expect starting quarterback Tarvaris Jackson to play more extensively than he did d...

    Blog | August 20, 2011
  9. Daunte Culpepper? A few 49ers thoughts

    Mike Sando

    Minnesota's Daunte Culpepper and San Diego's Jim Harbaugh were the starting quarterbacks for a Vikings-Chargers preseason game on Aug. 12, 2000. CulpepperThat was a long, long time ago by NFL standards. Enough time has passed to encompass nearly a...

    Blog | August 14, 2011
  10. When a coach needs to draft a quarterback

    Mike Sando

    Colleague Kevin Seifert showed some daring by sending TCU quarterback Andy Dalton to the Minnesota Vikings at No. 12 in a recent ESPN.com mock draft. He wasn't arguing for Dalton's value so much as saying the Vikings' need for a quarterback might ...

    Blog | April 27, 2011
  11. Expectations for Sam Bradford in opener

    Mike Sando

    Sam Bradford makes his NFL preseason debut Saturday night against the Minnesota Vikings in the Edward Jones Dome. What should we expect? The chart shows first-game preseason stats for quarterbacks drafted first overall since 2000. They combined...

    Blog | August 09, 2010
  12. Battered Favre gives hat tip to 49ers

    Mike Sando

    Vikings quarterback Brett Favre took a beating against the Saints in the NFC Championship game Sunday. Asked if he had ever felt this bad after a game, Favre said, "Yeah, this season, yeah. I think after the San Francisco game. That would probably...

    Blog | January 25, 2010
  13. Warner makes history, wins award

    Mike Sando

    Kurt Warner recently joined Johnny Unitas as the only quarterbacks in NFL history to post passer ratings of at least 120.0 in four consecutive games. The feat, coupled with the Cardinals' 30-17 victory over the Vikings, made Warner a logical choic...

    Blog | December 08, 2009
  14. Silver linings: Seahawks at Vikings

    Mike Sando

    The facts: The Seahawks fell to 3-7 with a 35-9 road defeat to the Vikings in Week 11. The upside: Even the worst defeats tend to feature a bright spot or two. Seattle played the Vikings to a scoreless tie after one quarter. Quarterback Matt...

    Blog | November 23, 2009
  15. One more fine: $7,500 for hit on Boller

    Mike Sando

    Posted by ESPN.com's Mike Sando One more fine: The league hit Vikings defensive tackle Kevin Williams ($7,500) for an illegal blow to the head against Rams quarterback Kyle Boller. This game was costly. The Rams' Quincy Butler drew a $7,500 ...

    Blog | October 16, 2009
  16. Bulger expected to start for Rams

    Mike Sando

    Posted by ESPN.com's Mike Sando A few Rams-related notes coming out of Week 5: The team expects Marc Bulger to start at quarterback against the Jaguars in Week 6 after Kyle Boller struggled and suffered a concussion against the Vikings. The Ja...

    Blog | October 12, 2009