Freeman Could Be Vikings Next Franchise QB

Freeman_2013The Vikings’ decision to sign Josh Freeman tells us they are searching for a franchise quarterback.

Through it all, they’ll be assessing the other quarterbacks in order to decide which one should be the quarterback for the rest of this year, and next year.

Freeman, we’re told by multiple sources, was promised nothing other than a chance. If he plays his way onto the field, he’ll have a Hall of Fame running back and an above-average corps of pass-catchers to help him be more like the guy he was, before he fell out of favor in Tampa.

They also may have come away with a 25-year-old franchise quarterback. And that 25-year-old franchise quarterback could be Freeman — or in theory it could be Ponder