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T.J. Houshmandzadeh Likes the Vikings. Is the Feeling Mutual?

T.J. Houshmandazadeh is by far the top receiver available in free agency.  It’s unknown right now whether the Vikings are targeting him, but T.J. has let it be known that he is certainly targeting the Vikes.  Appearing on ESPN, the soon-to-be-former Bengals stand-out said:

I’m looking at teams I think have good coaches and good offensive lines and good running games. I have no idea if those teams are interested in me. If I can play with Adrian Peterson, can you imagine what I would do getting one-on-one coverage with Adrian Peterson? I am going to win 98.6 percent of the time with one-on-one coverage with him in the backfield.

T.J. got out his adding machine and calculated that he would win precisely 98.6 percent of the time with AD in the backfield.  Well, sounds to me like we should sign him up.  Wait though…he said he was looking at teams with good coaches.  Maybe he meant he wanted Adrian to get traded to whatever team he signs with?

Obviously, it would be a great coup for the Vikes to swoop in and sign Houshmandzadeh after never really being seriously mentioned in connection with him.  Seems to me, if a guy of that caliber is interested in you, it behooves you to at least make contact with him and see what there is to see.  Understanding that, if the bidding gets ridiculous for the guy, you can always gracefully bow out and continue on with what you have.

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  • Mike

    Seems to me, if a guy of that caliber is interested in you, it behooves you to at least make contact with him and see what there is to see.   I agree, especially for Favre.

  • Jeffrey Vandenbosch

    the vikings should go after a good cornerback like chris mccalister or leigh bodden or maybe even or bryant mcfadden, but if they want to go for a reciever go for t.j. who ur have some serious thought about the cornerback situation.

  • All Day 28

    This is just a tease post, got me all excited, but then i realized no way in hell with we go get Houshmandzadeh. It would be awesome if it happens, but lets get back too reality. If it does i wil eat my crow pie, but i would be more then willing to eat crow pie on this

  • scot cab

    Housh, Sydney Rice, BB, A.P, and Sage Rosenfels calling the shots, i have a feeling only good things are in store for us. If this happens, what would we draft, i say a CB, like vontae davis or d.j moore, souly because antoine is getting elderly and the other is a in-consistent bust. brad childress says that he wants 4 QBs fighting for the top QB spot, tjacl, gus, sage, and pat white would be nice. vikes, resign matt birk plz.