Why Josh Freeman Isn’t the Future at Quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings

October 22, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Josh Freeman was given the short end of the stick when the Minnesota Vikings asked him to start an NFL football game with less than 10 practices with the team under his belt.
With terminology, nuances and personnel, NFL offenses are far too complicated to judge somebody after one start. Freeman entered Monday's game not knowing who can get open on what routes, who's good at adjusting a route to react to the defense or who to look for when a play breaks down.
The Vikings were lucky if Freeman knew everyone's name in the huddle.
With so little practice time, Freeman is probably still unclear on not only the plays but probably on who's who and where they are supposed to be on every play. So it was unfair to toss him into the lineup Monday night and expect great things.
Having said all that, it's clear that Josh Freeman isn't the Vikings' future at quarterback.
That's not based solely on last night, although his atrocious performance might be the exclamation point ...

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