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QB Going forward

Post by UKno1VIKING » Mon Jan 22, 2018 6:51 am

I know there will be many different opinions regarding this topic. With the many scenario's that may unfold. But what does everyone here want to see, going forward at the position?

The way i see it, we have to cut Teddy. It hurts, but i can't see a situation that benefits the Vikings if we do keep him. He's going to be asking too much for someone who's still unproven at a starter level. Especially one who nearly lost his leg, that relies on his manoeuvrability as one of his main weapons. He does have potential upside, but this team is ready to challenge now. I'm not sure we can waste another year finding out.

Sammy has the same problem, minus the question mark over his talent. He would have to be dramatically restructured, for it to be worth our while, and i can see someone offering more (probably New York now).

Keenum will get paid, and good on him. He put so much into this season. Is he worth the amount of cap hit? That's another question, and i'm not so sure he is.

If we are to keep one of the three, it seems Keenum is the mostly likely. But for me, i'd love us to try and hook one of the big boys from free agency. Keenum produced far more than i think any of us could imagine, but the question remains, if the defence has an off day, can he carry his team the way top tier QB's can?
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Re: QB Going forward

Post by tzinc » Fri Jan 26, 2018 9:26 pm

Drew Brees or Kirk Cousins
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Post by mosscarter » Fri Jan 26, 2018 10:22 pm

How delusional can you be if you think Drew Brees is going to leave New O'rleans? At least discuss something that MIGHT be a real possibility.
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Post by allday1991 » Sat Jan 27, 2018 12:29 am

UKno1VIKING wrote:I know there will be many different opinions regarding this topic. With the many scenario's that may unfold. But what does everyone here want to see, going forward at the position?

The way i see it, we have to cut Teddy. It hurts, but i can't see a situation that benefits the Vikings if we do keep him. He's going to be asking too much for someone who's still unproven at a starter level. Especially one who nearly lost his leg, that relies on his manoeuvrability as one of his main weapons. He does have potential upside, but this team is ready to challenge now. I'm not sure we can waste another year finding out.

Sammy has the same problem, minus the question mark over his talent. He would have to be dramatically restructured, for it to be worth our while, and i can see someone offering more (probably New York now).

Keenum will get paid, and good on him. He put so much into this season. Is he worth the amount of cap hit? That's another question, and i'm not so sure he is.

If we are to keep one of the three, it seems Keenum is the mostly likely. But for me, i'd love us to try and hook one of the big boys from free agency. Keenum produced far more than i think any of us could imagine, but the question remains, if the defence has an off day, can he carry his team the way top tier QB's can?
In my honest opinion the only question is how is Bradfords knee? If there is any doubt we need to draft a qb, Keenum and Teddy wont get it done unless you have a 85 bears defence sitting around, and we don't.
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Post by mosscarter » Sat Jan 27, 2018 12:48 am

But we do have the number 1 ranked defense who allowed Nick Foles to score 38 unanswered points. So, we have that going for us.
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Post by PurpleKoolaid » Sat Jan 27, 2018 2:21 am

tzinc wrote:Drew Brees or Kirk Cousins
Drew Brees, really? Why not Tom Brady and Erin Rogers back him up.
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Post by 808vikingsfan » Sat Jan 27, 2018 2:57 am

PurpleKoolaid wrote:
tzinc wrote:Drew Brees or Kirk Cousins
Drew Brees, really? Why not Tom Brady and Erin Rogers back him up.

Not as far fetched as you think. THere are several articles on the WWW about Brees and if he'll still be in NO this year.
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Post by Texas Vike » Sat Jan 27, 2018 7:54 am

mosscarter wrote:But we do have the number 1 ranked defense who allowed Nick Foles to score 38 unanswered points. So, we have that going for us.

Which is nice! :lol:
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Post by 720pete » Sat Jan 27, 2018 9:31 am

mosscarter wrote:But we do have the number 1 ranked defense who allowed Nick Foles to score 38 unanswered points. So, we have that going for us.
Nick Foles is the next Case Keenum. You heard it here first.
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Post by PurpleMustReign » Sat Jan 27, 2018 10:25 am

PurpleKoolaid wrote:
tzinc wrote:Drew Brees or Kirk Cousins
Drew Brees, really? Why not Tom Brady and Erin Rogers back him up.
Brees is a free agent. Do you understand that?

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Post by PurpleKoolaid » Sat Jan 27, 2018 1:36 pm

PurpleMustReign wrote:
PurpleKoolaid wrote:
tzinc wrote:Drew Brees or Kirk Cousins
Drew Brees, really? Why not Tom Brady and Erin Rogers back him up.
Brees is a free agent. Do you understand that?

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And I'm saying MN has as much of a chance signing Brees as they do making a deal for Rogers or Brady. It would nreak the bank once again, like the Hershel Walker deal. Not that Brees has ever even thought of coming here.
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Post by Mothman » Sat Jan 27, 2018 3:16 pm

PurpleMustReign wrote:
PurpleKoolaid wrote:
tzinc wrote:Drew Brees or Kirk Cousins
Drew Brees, really? Why not Tom Brady and Erin Rogers back him up.
Brees is a free agent. Do you understand that?

He's made it clear he wants to stay in New Orleans and the Saints GM has said they want him back so the odds that Brees will actually hit the open market and be a viable option for the Vikings are very slim.
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Post by Slick Rick » Sat Jan 27, 2018 3:54 pm

I think it's most likely that Bradford is gone, and while all three of our QBs are supposed to be free agents, I could legitimately see both Bridgewater and Keenum coming back.

https://scout.com/nfl/vikings/Article/M ... -114136745

This article explains how the Vikings could realistically come up with two of our QBs for ~$20M. While there are cheaper options, I think given the trajectory of the team and the fact that you can't exactly count on a rookie to come on and just start throwing TDs right away, we have to take a risk. I say Keenum and Teddy because Keenum, despite his flaws and inconsistencies showed that he was the guy that this team trusted last year and he's still the hot hand right now. Teddy's probably going to be cheap coming off the injury that he just had. We might only get one year out of him at a cheap rate, but he would be about the best backup in the NFL. Maybe he doesn't want that, but he doesn't have the bargaining power that Bradford or Keenum do at this point having sat out the vast majority of the last two seasons.
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Post by 808vikingsfan » Sat Jan 27, 2018 10:53 pm

Mothman wrote:
PurpleMustReign wrote:
PurpleKoolaid wrote:Drew Brees, really? Why not Tom Brady and Erin Rogers back him up.
Brees is a free agent. Do you understand that?

He's made it clear he wants to stay in New Orleans and the Saints GM has said they want him back so the odds that Brees will actually hit the open market and be a viable option for the Vikings are very slim.
I think Brees saying he wants to stay is a given. It helps him in every way. Just the fact that he isn't signed yet gives me reason to believe they're both keeping their options open.
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Post by 808vikingsfan » Sat Jan 27, 2018 10:57 pm

PurpleKoolaid wrote:
PurpleMustReign wrote:
PurpleKoolaid wrote:Drew Brees, really? Why not Tom Brady and Erin Rogers back him up.
Brees is a free agent. Do you understand that?

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And I'm saying MN has as much of a chance signing Brees as they do making a deal for Rogers or Brady. It would nreak the bank once again, like the Hershel Walker deal. Not that Brees has ever even thought of coming here.
Brees is a free agent. It wouldn't cost the Vikings picks, just $$$. It'd be nothing like the Walker deal.
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