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Minnesota Vikings


Joe Webb

Joe Webb - #14 - QB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 220 lbs.
Birthday 11/14/1986
Birthplace Birmingham, AL
College UAB
Years played 4
Drafted 2010, 6th round, 30th pick by Vikings

Vikings need more from tight ends

Posted Aug. 24, 2012 @ 4:31 p.m. ET
The Vikings desire to use more two-TE packages this season, but right now they can't get Kyle Rudolph or John Carlson on the field.

Peterson tells Vikes their no-preseason plan is OK

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 8:22 p.m. ET
Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said Tuesday he's changed his mind about handing the ball to Adrian Peterson in a preseason game.

Vikings RB Peterson will not play in preseason

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 1:35 p.m. ET
Vikings RB Adrian Peterson will not play in the preseason, head coach Leslie Frazier confirmed Tuesday.

Vikings top candidate for London games

Posted Aug. 18, 2012 @ 12:34 p.m. ET
It appears the NFL is hoping the Vikings will agree to become the league’s major presence across the pond in the next four seasons.

Vikings to lower TV blackout minimum

Posted Aug. 16, 2012 @ 3:54 p.m. ET
The Vikings announced Thursday they will take advantage of the NFL's new policy regarding local television blackouts.

Odds speak to soaring expectations for Falcons' Jones

Posted Aug. 16, 2012 @ 3:36 p.m. ET
Much is expected from Falcons WR Julio Jones, and his odds of winning the receiving-yards title at one Nevada sportsbook reflect those high hopes.

Vikings trying to balance between present, future

Posted Aug. 15, 2012 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
The Vikings are trying to strike a balance between keeping veterans and younger players as they start to formulate the eventual 53-man roster.

Report: Vikings WR Jenkins takes pay cut

Posted Aug. 15, 2012 @ 10:16 a.m. ET
Vikings WR Michael Jenkins renegotiated the final two years on his contract and took a pay cut.

Ponder makes strides in Vikings' first action

Posted Aug. 12, 2012 @ 2:25 p.m. ET
QB Christian Ponder played far better than his stats indicated in the Vikings' preseason opener.

Former Viking pleads guilty to fraud

Posted Aug. 07, 2012 @ 7:08 p.m. ET
Former Vikings RB Michael Bennett has pleaded guilty to his role in a South Florida tax refund and identity theft scheme.

Vikings cut WR Childs

Posted Aug. 06, 2012 @ 12:32 p.m. ET
The Vikings waived/injured fourth-round rookie WR Greg Childs on Monday, two days after he suffered torn patellar tendons in both knees.

Vikings WR Childs tears patellar tendon in both knees

Posted Aug. 05, 2012 @ 12:21 p.m. ET
Vikings rookie WR Greg Childs suffered torn patellar tendons in both knees late in Saturday night's scrimmage.

Leshoure, Simpson are names to file away

Posted Aug. 04, 2012 @ 10:04 a.m. ET
Mike Wilkening offers fantasy scouting reports on Mikel Leshoure and Jerome Simpson, who will each miss the start of the season.

Vikings TE Carlson sprains MCL

Posted July 31, 2012 @ 7:29 p.m. ET
TE John Carlson sprained his medial collateral ligament during a running play at Vikings training camp on Tuesday.

Vikings RB Peterson has allergic reaction

Posted July 31, 2012 @ 12:24 a.m. ET
Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has returned to the team's training camp residence hall after an allergic reaction at lunch sent him to a local hospital.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Jan. 06, 2013
Webb, who hadn't thrown a pass all season, was sacked three times and off target all night in Saturday's loss to the Packers in which he was 11 of 30 for 180 yards with a TD and an interception.||||||| Webb, pressed into service because of Christian Ponder's triceps injury, recorded his only highlight on a 50-yard scoring pass to Michael Jenkins late in the fourth quarter.
Posted Jan. 05, 2013
Webb will start at quarterback for the Vikings with Christian Ponder inactive for Minnesota's wild-card playoff game against the Green Bay Packers.||||||| Ponder's participation in practice this week was limited and Webb took many of the turns with the first team offense. Ponder was listed as questionable on the injury report, though, and he took only about a dozen soft, short throws in early warm-ups.
Posted Dec. 12, 2011
After replacing Christian Ponder under center, Webb through for 84 and a score during Sunday's 34-28 loss at Detroit.||||||| Webb also rushed for a career-high 109 yards - including a 65-yard score. He remains a risky fantasy play but definitely has some value due to his speed.
Posted Dec. 11, 2011
Webb has come in at quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings after starter Christian Ponder lost a fumble and threw three interceptions.||||||| Webb entered the game in the third quarter Sunday and ran for a 65-yard touchdown to cut Detroit's lead to 31-21. Webb had attempted only two passes on the season before Sunday, playing behind Ponder and Donovan McNabb. He started two games last season as a rookie.
Posted Dec. 31, 2010
Webb has been fined $5,000 by the NFL for a "major" facemask penalty he committed during a run in Minnesota's last game against Philadelphia. League spokesman Randall Liu confirmed the punishment Friday.||||||| Webb was whistled near the end of the third quarter Tuesday night when he grabbed Eagles linebacker Jamar Chaney's facemask and pulled it down while reaching the first-down marker at the end of a third-and-7 scramble. The 15-yard penalty wiped out the gain, and the Vikings had to punt one play later. Webb could start Sunday's game at NFC North rival Detroit.

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