Josh Freeman Signing With Vikings is Opportunity for Both Parties’ Long-Term Benefit
The Josh Freeman saga is just getting started as the troubled signal-caller went less than a week without a job. Late Sunday night, the Minnesota Vikings signed Freeman to a one-year deal worth $3 million, meaning he has a chance to prove himself this year as the long-term answer under center in Minnesota.
So now all the questions surrounding Christian Ponder‘s injury are starting to get answered. The former first-round pick didn’t play in Week 4 while Matt Cassel gave Minnesota its first win in London, but the Vikings clearly want more options going into the offseason and there’s a strong feeling up north that Freeman will be the starter by Week 7 if not immediately following the Vikings’ bye.
Freeman has a chance to prove he’s not a complete and total waste of talent now, which would open up a lot of doors for him as a free agent in the upcoming offseason after the Oakland Raiders and Buffalo Bills pushed hard to sign him this week. All is not lost for this troubled young signal-caller, but he’s now in a do-or-die situation that could really benefit him and the Vikings in the long-term.
Duke Impressive in Huge Win Over Wake Forest
The ACC Network's Tim Brant and Dan Bonner break down #3 Duke's impressive 94-51 win over Wake Forest. The Blue Devils went out to a 31-5 lead and never looked back. Brant and Bonner talk about Grayson Allen, who scored a career-high 27 points, as well as Duke's prospects heading into the UNC game Saturday and the postseason. Read More
Miami vs Pittsburgh | 2014-15 ACC Men's Basketball Highlights
In a battle of ACC bubble teams, Miami went on the road and got a crucial victory over Pittsburgh 67-63. Sheldon McClellan led the Canes with 20 points, as Miami moves to 19-11 (9-8 ACC) on the season and Pitt falls to 19-12 (8-9 ACC). Read More
Duke's Quinn Cook Talks Amazing Offensive Display on Senior Night
Following Duke's dominating 94-51 win over Wake Forest, the team's only scholarship senior, Quinn Cook, tells how special it was to spend four years with the Blue Devils. Read More
Miami's Sheldon McClellan Plays Hurt and Helps Canes to Crucial Win
The ACC Network's Mike Gminski caught up with Miami's Sheldon McClellan after the Canes took down Pittsburgh in a crucial ACC battle of teams trying to make the NCAA Tournament. McClellan, playing with an injured groin, led Miami with 20 points, 16 of which came in the 2nd half. Read More
Wyoming's Derek Cooke, Jr. Shows Off On Senior Night
Wyoming Senior Derek Cooke, Jr. brings the crowd at the Arena-Auditorium to its feet on the Cowboys' Senior Night as he banks in this 3-pointer -- his only three attempt of the season. Read More
Oklahoma State's Michael Cobbins Finishes With Authority
Right hand, left hand-- doesn't matter to Oklahoma State's Michael Cobbins as he goes in strong and gets fouled as he slams home this left-hand jam in this Big 12 Big Play. Read More
Duke Explodes to 31-5 Lead to Start Game vs Wake Forest
Duke started the game against Wake Forest on a 31-5 run than was capped by a Grayson Allen 4-point play. Duke had runs of 12-0, 19-0 and another 12-0 run, all in the first half, against the Demon Deacons. Read More
Louisville's Montrezl Harrell Top 3 Plays vs Notre Dame
Despite his team's loss to #12 Notre Dame, Montrezl Harrell had a big game for the #16 Cardinals, recording a double-double with 23 points, 12 rebounds and 1 block. Check out Harrell's Top 3 Plays against the Irish! Read More