Posts Tagged ‘tavaris-jackson’

Cowboys Overcome Seahawks 23-13

It was a special day for the Dallas Cowboys. Not only did the team get back to .500 with a 23-13 win over the Seahawks, but the organization accepted three new members into the “Ring of Honor” at Cowboys Stadium during halftime. Former Cowboys Drew Pearson, Larry Allen, and Charles Haley join 17 other former […]

Seattle to Trade for QB Tavaris Jackson? Not So Fast

I will say if a recent report from Mark Miller of Yahoo! Sports is accurate then Pete Carroll has lost his marbles or something is terribly wrong with the unrestricted free agency status. According to Miller the Seahawks are interested in trading for unrestricted free agent quarterback Tavaris Jackson.  See this just doesn’t make any […]

New CBA Includes Expanded Rosters, Franchise and Transition Tags, and Free Agent Changes

Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that under the proposed CBA, NFL gameday rosters will expand from 45 to 46, with the number three QB no longer inactive. Beginning this year, teams like the Vikings and Steelers can leave Joe Webb and Dennis Dixon active for more creative play-calling. It’s also a way for rookie QB’s […]

Report Says Vikings Plan No Tender Offer for QB Tavaris Jackson

In a news flash that will not surprise anyone in the NFL, Vikings quarterback Tavaris Jackson told the St. Paul Pioneer Press that he does not expect the Vikings to tag him with a restricted tender offer. Tavaris might be the only football mind who thought the Vikings might try to retain him. Minnesota’s love […]

Quarterback Quandry in Minnesota Exists w/ No Favre

On Friday, Tarvaris Jackson took the first snaps with the first team.  Rosenfels got his fair share, as well, so don’t read too much into it. However, what you can read more into is that Jackson looked much sharper than Rosenfels through much of the first day.  He completed sharp passes including a 64-yard touchdown […]

Offseason Overview: Vikings Seem Ready to Take Another Step Up

FRANCHISE PLAYER: None. TRANSITION PLAYER: None. UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS • S Mike Doss made little impact in first season with the Vikings; likely will be allowed to find work elsewhere. • DE Darrion Scott had 2007 season ended early by injury after recording team-high 5.5 sacks the previous year. UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS (not tendered offers) […]

Redskins Make Big Road Statement in 32-21 Win in Minnesota

Playing free and easy from the opening kickoff, the Washington Redskins went to Minnesota and laid an old fashioned whipping on the Minnesota Vikings, hurting their playoff chances with a resounding 32-21 win that puts them right in the thick of the playoff race at 8-7. The Vikings, playing in front of a loud, sold […]

Vikings Dominate Eli and the Giants at the Meadowlands 41-17

  A lot of people had been waiting for the usual New York Giants second half collapse.  For those that were calling for it, the start may have taken place at home on Sunday  vs. the Minnesota Vikings.  With Eli Manning playing possibly the worst games of his career, and the defense unable to get […]