Aug 29, 2013; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier talks during the game with the Tennessee Titans at Mall of America Field at H.H.H. Metrodome. Vikings win 24-23. Mandatory Credit: Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY Sports

Leslie Frazier, Matt Cassel, Christian Ponder Talk About the Josh Freeman Signing

Now let me present a series of quotes related to the recent well-publicized Josh Freeman signing from various people affiliated with the Vikings.

Leslie Frazier when asked if Freeman will have a chance to compete for the starting job:

That’s part of the equation. That’s definitely on the table. We’ll see how well he progresses and how well he picks up our offense.

Frazier on the negotiation with Freeman:

It wasn’t much of a sales job that needed to be done.

Christian Ponder on what the Freeman signing means to him:

I’m just focused on what I can do. We’ll see how it plays out and I’m a man of faith so I believe that God’s got my future in his hands. I don’t know what that means. I’m trying to get healthy. I think ultimately [the Freeman signing] is going to make me a better quarterback.

Ponder on Frazier’s public statements expressing support of him:

Leslie is a man of faith, so I’m going to take him for his word. I believe what him and Rick say.

Matt Cassel on where this leaves him:

It’s not anything that’s overwhelming or surprising, it’s one of those things that’s the NFL. I haven’t been told anything. I don’t expect anything. I’ll just continue to work hard and be ready to play just like I was last week when I found out on Friday.

And, Leslie Frazier on Christian Ponder’s future with the team:

I think Christian still has a bright future here with our football team. It may not look like that on the surface, but Christian’s a professional.

And who will play Sunday against Carolina?

We’re going to see how Christian does on Wednesday. But between he and Matt [Cassel], they’ll be the guys that are starting the game. We’re not going to try and get Josh up and going for this ballgame.


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