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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' Ponder inactive; Webb starts vs. Packers

Posted Jan. 05, 2013 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
Vikings QB Christian Ponder is suffering from burisitis and will not play in the wild-card matchup against the Packers in Green Bay.

Webb on ready alert if Vikings call

Posted Dec. 07, 2012 @ 12:37 p.m. ET
Joe Webb remains the backup QB to Christian Ponder for now, but things could change if the passing game continues to struggle.

Harvin injury changes Vikings' dynamic in dramatic fashion

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 5:21 p.m. ET
The loss of WR Percy Harvin to an ankle injury comes at the worst possible time for a struggling Vikings passing game.

Ponder struggling but will not be benched by Vikings

Posted Oct. 28, 2012 @ 1:24 p.m. ET
Vikings QB Christian Ponder is in a rut, but he's not in danger of being benched soon.

Vikings like Webb's QB potential behind Ponder

Posted June 23, 2012 @ 1:07 p.m. ET
While Christian Ponder will enter training camp as the Vikings' starting QB, the intriguing Joe Webb will continue to develop at the position.

Frazier envisions Vikings' backups filling bigger roles

Posted March 28, 2012 @ 6:36 p.m. ET
Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier believes many of the team’s needs can be filled internally.

Vikings 60-second rant: Webb should get another crack

Posted Dec. 27, 2011 @ 7:36 p.m. ET
The Vikings need to sit Christian Ponder for his own good and go with Joe Webb in Week 17 against the Bears.

Vikings stock report: Week 16

Posted Dec. 27, 2011 @ 12:44 a.m. ET
Here are three players up and three down from the Vikings' 33-26 Week 16 win over the Redskins.

Why Vikings' Webb hasn't played more

Posted Dec. 16, 2011 @ 1:33 p.m. ET
There are a few reasons why Joe Webb, who shined in Week 14, has not had a bigger impact on the Vikings prior to that.

Five questions with PFW Vikings correspondent Tom Pelissero

Posted Dec. 15, 2011 @ 10:27 a.m. ET
Here are five questions we posed about the Vikings to PFW correspondent Tom Pelissero, who is the senior editor of 1500ESPN.com in Minneapolis.

Vikings 60-second rant: Ponder must learn from mistakes

Posted Dec. 13, 2011 @ 8:30 p.m. ET
Christian Ponder's toughness isn't the question. His accuracy and decision-making are.

Webb shows he has place on field

Posted Dec. 12, 2011 @ 5:30 p.m. ET
Joe Webb's performance in the loss to Lions proved one thing: The Vikings need to find a way to utilize his athleticism more.

Vikings stock report: Week 14

Posted Dec. 12, 2011 @ 11:01 a.m. ET
Here are three stocks going up and three going down following the Vikings 34-28 loss to the Lions Sunday.

Vikings players of the week: Week 14

Posted Dec. 12, 2011 @ 10:55 a.m. ET
Here are the offensive, defnesive and special-teams players of the week in the 34-28 loss to the Lions.

Vikings had to end McNabb tenure

Posted Dec. 02, 2011 @ 3:05 a.m. ET
It had been apparent for some time that Donovan McNabb wasn't a good fit with the Vikings, so the team decided to cut the cord now rather than waiting until season's end.

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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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