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Former Vikings QB/WR Joe Webb signs with the Panthers as a QB

By akrammer@1500espn.com

The Minnesota Vikings now have six free agents on the market after former quarterback/receiver Joe Webb signed with the Carolina Panthers on Friday — as a quarterback.

Webb, 27, was a sixth-round pick by the Vikings (199th overall) in 2010 and had played both positions at the University of Alabama-Birmingham […]

Panthers Sign Free Agent Quarterback Joe Webb

By Jonathon Sharp

(AP) – The Panthers have announced they’ve signed free agent quarterback Joe Webb to a one-year contract.

Terms of the deal were not released Friday.

Webb gives the Panthers an extra quarterback during offseason workouts with Cam Newton out four months rehabilitating from ankle surgery.

Webb spent the last four […]

Report: Joe Webb joining Panthers as a quarterback

By Mike Florio

The positional ping-pong that has been Joe Webb’s career will continue, in a new city. Webb will be joining the Panthers as a quarterback, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media. The Birmingham, Alabama native played quarterback in college. The Vikings made him a sixth-round pick in 2010 as a receiver, […]

Xavier Rhodes’ Concussion Leaves Minnesota Vikings Really Thin At Corner

By cbsexaminer

By Joseph Gunther

(Credit, Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Xavier Rhodes had a breakout game against the Green Bay Packers, but left the game with a concussion. Now his status for the Minnesota Vikings Week Week 13 matchup against the Chicago Bears at Mall of America Field is yet to be determined.

The team […]

Injury report: Rhodes, Webb day-to-day; Henderson to practice

By akrammer@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – Minnesota Vikings rookie cornerback Xavier Rhodes registered three pass deflections in arguably his best game as a pro before exiting early on Sunday with concussion-like symptoms.

Coach Leslie Frazier said both Rhodes and receiver Joe Webb, who exited with the same ailment, are day-to-day this week in […]

Offensive formations and film observations: Week 3 vs. Browns

By akrammer@1500espn.com

Welcome to the first installment of ‘Offensive formations and film observations,’ this one brought to you for the Minnesota Vikings-Cleveland Browns.

Every Tuesday after a game, we’ll take a look at what the Vikings offense looked like, bring you five key takeaways from film study and hand out a proverbial game ball […]

Zulgad: Christian Ponder only part of problem with disappointing Vikings

By jzulgad@1500espn.com

Much of the anger over the Minnesota Vikings’ 0-3 start has been directed at Christian Ponder.

This comes as no surprise.

It’s always easy to point at the quarterback when times are tough and, in Ponder’s case, he has never been seen by fans as the solution to this franchise’s issues at that […]

Cordarrelle Patterson will see more snaps for Vikings

By Sessler, Marc

Rookie Cordarrelle Patterson made a strong impression on the Minnesota Vikings during the offseason. So why isn’t he playing more?

The physical wide receiver, who wears No. 84 as a tribute to Randy Moss, played just six snaps in the 31-30 loss to the Chicago Bears on Sunday after getting just […]

Leslie Frazier wants to see more of Cordarrelle Patterson

By Josh Alper

The Vikings traded up into the first round in April to get wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson and discussion immediately began about how he and Greg Jeninngs would be frequent targets for Christian Ponder in the passing game.

It hasn’t turned out that way. Patterson had a 105-yard kickoff return for a touchdown […]

Zulgad: Refusal to use Cordarrelle Patterson a complete mystery

By jzulgad@1500espn.com

There are plenty of disgruntled folks at Winter Park following the Vikings’ 0-2 start, but there is one man who has the right to be the most ticked off.

He also should be demanding answers.

General manager Rick Spielman sent second-, third-, fourth- and seventh-round picks to the New England Patriots in April […]