The Minnesota Vikings replaced Donovan McNabb Friday by claiming Sage Rosenfels off waivers. Rosenfels played with the Vikings in 2009 before being traded during the 2010 preseason to the Giants. The eleven year veteran will back up Christian Ponder and Joe Webb.
Ex-cop Thomas Lane pleads guilty to manslaughter in George Floyd killing
The former Minneapolis police officer appeared in court on Wednesday morning.
2 dead after driver flees cop in Coon Rapids, crashes in Anoka
The double-fatal crash happened on Main Street near Ferry Street in Anoka.
Fleeing suspect charged in crash that left husband dead, wife critical
Daniel Joseph Fisher, 57, died from multiple blunt force injuries in a crash Sunday. His wife, Cathleen, is in critical condition as of Tuesday.
Threat of severe weather returns to Minnesota for 2 days
Isolated severe storms Wednesday, followed by scattered severe storms Thursday.
1 dead, 2 injured in crash at intersection in Ramsey
The crash happened at the intersection of Bunker Lake Blvd. and Sunfish Lake Blvd.
Trails reopen as waters subside, but bridges damaged at Tettegouche State Park
Water levels on the river have dropped about six to eight feet since Friday.
Body pulled from Mississippi River ID'd as missing Elk River man
Keith Harvell had been missing since early last month.
2 victims identified in double-fatal north Minneapolis shooting
A 21-year-old man and a 51-year-old man were identified as the people who died at the scene this past weekend.
Former Proctor HS football player pleads guilty to sexual assault of teammate
The case will also remain in juvenile court, with conditions.
Lineup for returning Canterbury Park Concert Series revealed
Tickets go on sale Friday.
Doug Wardlow reneges on promise, will challenge GOP's AG candidate in primary
Wardlow's announcement sparked swift criticism from the MN GOP and the party-endorsed candidate, Jim Schultz.
US News '150 Best Places to Live' features 1 from MN, 3 from WI
The latest US News list is for the most populous metro areas only, so no small towns.
Several Vikings stop by Target Field
Quarterbacks Christian Ponder and Sage Rosenfels, center John Sullivan, and tight end Kyle Rudolph made a visit to Target Field prior to the Twins' game against the Toronto Blue Jays. The four Vikings took batting practice off Twins manager Ron Gardenhire.
Ponder practices, questionable for Sunday
Rookie Viking quarterback Christian Ponder returned to practice Friday after nursing a bruised hip. The Pioneer Press reports he was throwing passes alongside backups Joe Webb and Sage Rosenfels. He and Adrian Peterson are listed as questionable for Sunday.
Manning to Vikes? Uh, how about re-signing Rosenfels instead?
Peyton Manning to the Vikings? Seems like either a pipe dream, or the wrong thing to do in the land of 10,000 aging quarterbacks. How about bringing back free agent Sage Rosenfels instead?
Rosenfels cut, Vikings trim roster to 53
The Vikings trimmed their roster from 75 to 53 players Friday night, and the biggest name to hit the waiver wire was veteran quarterback Sage Rosenfels. The team decided to keep Matt Asiata as the third string running back and waive Jordan Todman and Lex Hilliard. Click this post for the rest of the cuts.
Vikes have seen QB controversy before
The battle between Christian Ponder and Joe Webb will likely rage on until the start of next season. But quarterback controversies are nothing new to Minnesota. Ex-Viking quarterbacks Jeff George, Randall Cunningham, Wade Wilson, Rich Gannon, Warren Moon and Tommy Kramer have all been involved in controversies of their own.
Webb's success, Ponder's problems give Vikings plenty to think about
Vikings coaches have plenty to scratch their heads about right now. First off, are Christian Ponder's struggles over the last two games a step in the wrong direction? Secondly, how can they find a way to keep Joe Webb on the field?
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