Updated:
Original:

Report: Josh Freeman to start for Vikings...we just don't know when

Author:

File this under the obvious category, especially after the dreadful performance of Matt Cassel and the Vikings offense today, but sources say that Josh Freeman will start at some point this year, we just don't know when.

FOX Sports Jay Glazer had the report first, and with Christian Ponder firmly buried on the Vikings bench and just about everyone calling for Freeman after today, the Vikings' staff and fans alike are probably hoping for that to be as soon as possible.

Leslie Frazier said postgame that no decision would be made until later this week, telling the media that he would be looking at the tape of Matt Cassel's performance today before giving any kind of inkling who will be under center Sunday against New York.

So there's that, it's not earth-shattering news and we could've written one of the patented "can't we start Josh Freeman already" pieces that everyone is going with, but what good would that have done? The writing is on the wall and there is no need to pile on.

While we may have already hypothetically known Freeman will get a shot, now we have as official of a word as we'll get until Leslie Frazier names Freeman the starter next weekend, the weekend after that, or whenever he decides to make the call.

Next Up

ATV

19-year-old dies in ATV crash; 1 charged for providing alcohol to a minor

The 19-year-old from Buffalo died in the crash Oct. 9.

dayton's project

Opening date for revamped Dayton's building revealed

It will open with a maker's market featuring 30 local vendors selling various goods.

ambulance

Driver, 25, crashes into stoplight in Bemidji and dies

Preliminary figures show there have been 379 deaths on Minnesota roads this year.

Bob Brink

Legendary Minnesota high school basketball coach Bob Brink dies

Brink's 936 wins are second-most in state history.

northern lights

Pictures: Skywatchers treated to spectacular northern lights show in MN

The aurora borealis was visible as far south as Iowa overnight.

718 W Broadway Ave, Minneapolis, Minnesota - July 2019

SUV driver kills woman on mobility scooter, flees scene

The white SUV involved in the hit-and-run "will have significant damage to the front," according to police.

police lights

Man in custody after shooting at police near high school in Oakdale

Police fired back, but no one was hurt by gunfire.

Bashaud Breeland

Mike Zimmer says Bashaud Breeland tweet wasn't aimed at fans

The Vikings cornerback sent the tweet after Sunday's win over the Lions.

Devondre Trevon Phillips (left), pictured in 2012, and Terry Lorenzo Brown (right), pictured in 2020.

Murder charges in food hall mass shooting reveal details from chaotic scene

Two people face a dozen felonies apiece in connection with the deadly shootout.

Mischief Toy Store - Facebook

MN toy store responds to 1-star review over mask requirement

"If that's not OK with you then please don't come back," the toy store wrote.

Screen Shot 2021-10-10 at 7.07.37 AM

After mass shooting, food truck hall will 'remain closed in the coming days'

The St. Paul business posted an update Monday afternoon.

Screen Shot 2021-10-11 at 2.59.25 PM

Zimmer on Cousins: 'He kind of gave me a shove and I shoved him back'

Just two football guys doing football things, apparently.

Related