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Tom House says half the league’s quarterbacks are seeking him out

By Mike Florio

Former Major League pitcher and pitching coach Tom House has branched out to football. And his roster of quarterback clients is increasing. Dramatically, potentially. “I’m a little hesitant about saying everybody who’s coming in because I’m not quite sure whether some of the organizations know their kids are coming here,” […]

Spielman Not Afraid To Take QB In 1st Round Again

By sdswanson

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman says he can’t afford to let his spotty history when it comes to quarterbacks deter him from taking one in the first round this year if he believes the right player is available.

Spielman addressed the media on Tuesday, two […]

Draft week preview: Quarterbacks

By akrammer@1500espn.com

Each coach that drafted a first-round quarterback not named Cam Newton in 2011 has been fired.

That’s what’s at stake when a muddled quarterback class combines with itchy general managers and owners that reach for the next franchise cadence caller.

So it’s understandable when local consensus around the Twin Cities […]

Notebook: In would-be matchup of 2011 quarterbacks, Ponder set to sit

By akrammer@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – It took until Week 15 for the Minnesota Vikings to settle their pecking order at quarterback after trying out an assortment of options to a 4-9-1 record.

But three seasons after the Vikings selected Christian Ponder 12th overall, they’re preparing to face another quarterback selected a round […]

Jennings tries to sweep his Rodgers remarks under rug

By Darin Gantt

For a guy who has caught passes from three quarterbacks in six weeks (none of them particularly good), it would be natural for Greg Jennings to feel a little nostalgiac this week. But the Vikings wide receiver said he wanted to move on after a summer spent making pointed comments about […]

Report: Harrison Smith may need toe surgery

By Josh Alper

There’s been so much attention paid to the quarterbacks and the play calling in Minnesota that their defensive shortcomings have flown a bit under the radar so far this season. Last Sunday’s 35-10 loss to the Panthers shed some light on some of those problems, none of which were helped by […]