Carson Palmer: Is the QB the Minnesota Vikings’ Long-Lost Answer?

March 2, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

You'd be stretched to find a team that isn't facing a serious quarterback dilemma sometime this offseason. 
You'd also be stretched to find a head coach so willing to part with a trusty veteran, especially as the league's future is so uncertain.
Fortunately, you can stop looking though, because Marvin Lewis checks out in both of those categories.
Just when we talked Bengal fans down from the ledge, Lewis is set to spring another storyline on Cincinnati soon. The buzz around the league is that Lewis intends to say goodbye to quarterback Carson Palmer and instead explore other offensive routes moving forward.
Obviously, the cost of Lewis' gambling could be catastrophic. Fan attendance is set to plummet and paper bag sales will multiply while at the very most, Lewis may find himself jobless in the early days of October next season.
Perhaps all of that can be expected with the Bengals, but if one thing is for sure, the Minnesota Vikings aren't far away from pi...

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