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    Tavaris Jackson...

    Played a pretty good game today. 80% completions, TD, no picks. I'd rather see him than Ferrotte from here on out. I think the Vikes need to pick up a legit starting QB this offseason, but right now I think Jackson is better than Ferrotte, who just seems to constantly make some bad throws, and bad turnovers. I'm actually more confident in Jackson's ability to protect the ball, plus his mobility and ability to avoid sacks, is huge.


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    Re: Tavaris Jackson...

    He did have a good game coming off the bench, but I will still worry about his ability to make plays. But it is better having him with his mobility than Gus


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    Re: Tavaris Jackson...

    best quarterback in the division



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    Re: Tavaris Jackson...

    Quote Originally Posted by baller1 View Post
    best quarterback in the division
    Orton and Rogers are better than he is, and probably even Dante right now


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    Re: Tavaris Jackson...

    What happened to Gus? He didn't headbutt a wall again, did he?



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    Re: Tavaris Jackson...

    TJack is a good 2nd string QB and so is Gus. Gus (and my stomach turns when i say this) is still our starting QB. TJack played a good half but didn't take any chances thats why he didn't make a mistake. He is a lifetime Back up and nothing more keep Gus in he gives us the best chance to win. I was impressed though i was expecting worse.


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    Re: Tavaris Jackson...

    It's mis leading. Detroit spent the whole time preparing for Gus. I still don't trust TJ one bit.


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    Re: Tavaris Jackson...

    I would take most NFL backups over either one. TJ might be the guy but not by much.



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    Re: Tavaris Jackson...

    TJ looked good, but if teams prep for him, it might be a different story. He panics against a blitz. Let's hope the time on the sideline has been a learning experience.



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    Re: Tavaris Jackson...

    he had a couple good drives against the worst team in football, starting job is still gus'



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    Re: Tavaris Jackson...

    Quote Originally Posted by nickwc View Post
    he had a couple good drives against the worst team in football, starting job is still gus'
    i don't understand how everyone can sit back and say "gus is still better" or "gus is the man" or my favorite, a t-shirt i saw in the mall of america "in gus we trust". seriously, the man is and old, washed up, never was anything injury waiting to happen. not to mention his "efficiency" which was supposed to be so great is god awful. the man threw 2 picks and 70 yards against the worst defense in the league today. yet, when t-jack comes in it's "oh, well it was only against the lions". yes, t-jack by no means is a top quarterback in the NFL, no way, not even close. but, he is a hell of a lot better than old man gus!


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    Re: Tavaris Jackson...

    Jackson's QB rating last year ended at 70. Before the Lions game today, Frerotte was at 76. There is not much difference there and Frerotte's will be lower after today. Jackson also adds the ability to run and it usually good for picking up a couple first downs per game, something Gus has no chance of doing. I didn't like benching Jackson at the beginning of the year, and I think I like it worse now. Frerotte has had a couple good games, but I think he's gotten worse as the season has gone on. Either way, the Vikings will be lucky to win a game in the playoffs with either QB.



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    Re: Tavaris Jackson...

    Vikings need a franchase QB. They have all the other pieces in place.


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    Re: Tavaris Jackson...

    TJ should never have lost his starting job. They were talking him up during preseason and then he gets hurt. So he has limited snaps and wasn't 100%. He comes back and struggles and they bench him right away.

    He is better than Gus. No doubt about it



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    Re: Tavaris Jackson...

    Gus has done something this year that T-Jack never has, kept the Vikings in the playoff hunt by doing what it takes to win football games. T-Jack has one OK half, don't forget the Lions dropped an INT on a 3rd down pass, and he should be the started? Give me a break. The kid needs to go.


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