Ever since the injury to Teddy Bridgewater, there has been a great deal of speculation as to what the Minnesota Vikings are going to do with their quarterback situation. Right now, veteran Shaun Hill is the starter, with undrafted rookie Joel Stave as his primary backup and Brad Sorensen as the third-string signal caller.
If that doesn’t sound satisfactory, well, that’s probably because it’s not. However, the Vikings do have eyes on making a move, according to this from Ben Goessling of ESPN.com.
The Vikings finished the preseason undefeated again, with a 27-25 win over the Los Angeles Rams. Coach Mike Zimmer is now 12-1 in the preseason. Now, the Vikings will spend the weekend trimming their roster down to 53, and trying to sort out their quarterback situation after Teddy Bridgewater's season-ending injury. Shaun Hill figures to go into the regular season as the starter, but general manager Rick Spielman said the team wants to add a quarterback in the next 48 hours.
That quote from Goessling comes from the Vikings’ team page at ESPN.
At this point, nobody knows what that move is going to be. It could be a trade for someone from another team or it could be a signing from the dregs. . .and, let’s be honest, that’s what’s left. . .of the remaining free agent pool. Teams have to have their 53-man rosters set by 3:00 PM Central time on Saturday afternoon, and I'm not sure how many stories we'll hear of players getting cut before then.
But it appears that the Vikings' quarterback depth chart is, in fact, going to change. We're not sure when, and we're not sure how, but if Rick Spielman says that something's going to happen, there's a pretty good chance that it will.