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Sage Rosenfels

Sage Rosenfels - #18 - QB

Status Inactive
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 225 lbs.
Birthday 03/06/1978
Birthplace Maquoketa, IA
College Iowa State
Years played 12
Drafted 2001, 4th round, 14th pick by Redskins

Report: Vikings re-sign QB Rosenfels

Posted March 12, 2012 @ 3:12 p.m. ET
The Vikings re-signed veteran QB Sage Rosenfels on Monday, Fox Sports' Alex Marvez reported. Terms and conditions of the deal have not been announced.

Vikings claim QB Rosenfels

Posted Dec. 02, 2011 @ 4:21 p.m. ET
The Vikings claimed QB Sage Rosenfels off waivers, the team announced Friday.

Dolphins waive QB Rosenfels

Posted Dec. 01, 2011 @ 6:38 p.m. ET
After reportedly refusing to let QB Sage Rosenfels go, the Dolphins have waived him from the non-football injury list, his agent, Rick Smith, confirmed.

Dolphins sign QB Losman

Posted Oct. 25, 2011 @ 2:44 p.m. ET
The Dolphins signed QB J.P. Losman and placed QB Sage Rosenfels on the reserve/non-football illness list.

Henne to have season-ending shoulder surgery

Posted Oct. 06, 2011 @ 9:11 p.m. ET
Dolphins QB Chad Henne will undergo season-ending shoulder surgery after separating his left shoulder in last Sunday's loss at San Diego, the team confirmed Thursday.

Dolphins sign QB Rosenfels

Posted Oct. 06, 2011 @ 2:03 p.m. ET
QB Sage Rosenfels agreed to terms with the Dolphins on Thursday and will back up Matt Moore.

Vikings have nine picks in NFL draft

Posted March 31, 2011 @ 5:09 p.m. ET
Now that the complete order of the 2011 NFL draft has been determined, the Vikings know where they stand with their picks.

Breaking the triangle: Vikes disagree on Moss

Posted Nov. 05, 2010 @ 1:09 p.m. ET
One of the more intriguing facets of the Randy Moss debacle had to do with how the player actually ended up on the roster in the first place.

Giants turn focus to improving special teams

Posted Oct. 28, 2010 @ 3:07 p.m. ET
The Giants' recent hot streak has underscored their troublesome special-teams needs.

Giants trade for Rosenfels, Reynaud

Posted Sept. 04, 2010 @ 3:06 a.m. ET
The Giants strengthened their thin QB and kick-return positions late Friday, acquiring veteran QB Sage Rosenfels and KR-RB Darius Reynaud from the Vikings in exchange for a 2011 fifth-round draft choice and a conditional 2012 pick based on how much ...

Rating the backup quarterbacks

Posted Aug. 31, 2010 @ 11:09 a.m. ET
With QB issues making their presence felt around the NFL, the time couldn't be better for PFW's in-depth, exclusive rankings of the league's backup quarterbacks, from best to worst.

Favre: 'I owe it to this organization to give it one more try'

Posted Aug. 18, 2010 @ 4:01 p.m. ET
Brett Favre returned to Vikings practice on Wednesday and explained what made him return to football for his 20th season.

Gonzalez, Stewart surprisingly sidelined

Posted June 20, 2010 @ 11:29 a.m. ET
Although Colts WR Anthony Gonzalez and Panthers RB Jonathan Stewart were sidelined during their teams' respective OTAs, according to "Whispers," both teams aren't worried about the players being ready by fall.


Posted Sept. 01, 2012
The Vikings have waived Rosenfels.||||||| Rosenfels signed a two-year, $3 million deal in March with the Vikings. Only $500,000 of that is guaranteed.
Posted March 12, 2012
Backup quarterback Sage Rosenfels and the Minnesota Vikings have agreed in principle to a new, two-year contract. Rick Smith, the agent for Rosenfels, confirmed Monday that the deal was in place. It was first reported by Rosenfels was eligible for unrestricted free agency, which begins Tuesday.||||||| Rosenfels was acquired by the Vikings in 2009 from the Texans for a fourth-round draft pick, but he never saw the field behind Brett Favre and Tarvaris Jackson and was traded to the Giants the following year. Rosenfels joined the Dolphins last season and was waived in November before the Vikings claimed him. They wanted a veteran third-stringer to complement Christian Ponder and Joe Webb. Smith says Rosenfels was comfortable in Minnesota and with the team.
Posted Oct. 25, 2011
The Dolphins placed quarterback Sage Rosenfels on the reserve-non-football illness list Tuesday and signed J.P. Losman.||||||| A blood disorder sent Rosenfels to the hospital in August, and in a statement Tuesday, he said he hasn't fully recovered and needs more time to rest. Rosenfels joined the Dolphins on Oct. 6 after Chad Henne suffered a season-ending shoulder injury. The only other quarterback on Miami's roster is starter Matt Moore.
Posted Sept. 04, 2011
The Giants placed Rosenfels, last year's backup quarterback, on injured reserve.||||||| Rosenfels has not played for three weeks because of strep throat, an infection that also led to back problems.
Posted Aug. 17, 2011
The Giants announced that Rosenfels has been hospitalized at Hackensack University Medical Center with strep throat.||||||| Rosenfels has not practiced this week.