Jan 25, 2014; Mobile, AL, USA; North squad quarterback Logan Thomas of Virginia Tech (3) throws against the South squad during the first half of a game at Ladd-Peebles Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

Spielman: Vikings Have Pre-Draft Workouts Scheduled With 8 Or 9 QBs


 

Rick Spielman’s combine media rounds are resulting in plenty of not-really-news news. The latest nugget: Spielman says the Vikings have private workouts scheduled with 8 or 9 quarterback draft prospects. No names were mentioned, of course (but you can bet one of them will be Logan Thomas; that guy’s like Josh Freeman without the baggage).

Translation: The Vikings are doing their due diligence in going through all these quarterback candidates.

My take: Well I should frigging hope so.

It would be news if Spielman went before the media and said, “We’re not really that worried, we’ll just chuck a dart at a board. Scouting? That’s for chumps.”

Spielman also indicated that he will be leaning heavily on Norv Turner in the QB evaluation process.

Well that makes sense, cause Norv is a QB guru as we all know.

And later on if the Vikings again draft a QB and he turns out to be a bust, Spielman can just blame it on his QB evaluator Turner the same way he’s tried to lay blame for the Ponder failure off on Bill Musgrave.

A pre-emptive buck-pass? Spielman sure has some slick moves.

Can’t wait to see what stuff comes out of Spielman’s mouth next.

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  • Jake

    You’re a dumbass Zinski.

  • Parody Parody

    HOLY HEadturning LLama ZINSKI! YOU went way out of your way to “read between the lines” on the referenced ARticlE that spielman “tried to lay blame for the ponder failure off on bill musgrave.” And then you COMe back and use that as fact against him to Predict how hard you’re going to have to try to read between the LinEs again if anoThEr qb doesn’t pan out. I can’t believe that any boDy would gIve yOu a job based on your wriTing skills.

    FYI – TRY TO REAd BETWEEN THE LINES ON THE COMMENT uP ABOVE. UNLIKE SPIELmAN’S bIG PRESSER, THERE ACTUALLY IS a HIDDEN MEssAGE OR TWO IN HERE.