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Packers | Not looking for a veteran backup QB

Sun, 26 Jul 2009 08:58:56 -0700

Bob McGinn, of The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, reports the Green Bay Packers have all but dismissed the possibility of signing a veteran backup QB like Brian Griese (Buccaneers) or Gus Frerotte (Vikings).

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Rams | Unlikely to sign Frerotte

Sat, 04 Apr 2009 13:12:33 -0700

Mike Sando, of ESPN.com, reports the St. Louis Rams likely will not sign unrestricted free-agent QB Gus Frerotte (Vikings) after signing QB Kyle Boller.

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Rams | Deal with Frerotte falls through

Fri, 03 Apr 2009 08:27:44 -0700

Jim Thomas, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports the St. Louis Rams' contract talks with unrestricted free-agent QB Gus Frerotte (Vikings) have fallen through because of Frerotte's concern the team will draft a quarterback in the 2009 NFL Draft, according to people familiar with the negotiations. The Rams and Frerotte have agreed to wait until after the draft to restart negotiations.

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Rams | Frerotte deal coming soon?

Wed, 01 Apr 2009 18:47:19 -0700

Jim Thomas, of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports free-agent QB Gus Frerotte (Vikings), per league sources, could be on the practice field with the St. Louis Rams as early as Thursday, April 2. The two sides are closing in on a deal to bring Frerotte back to St. Louis as the backup to QB Marc Bulger.

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Rams | Trying to work out deal with Frerotte

Fri, 20 Mar 2009 08:59:42 -0700

Bill Coats, of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports St. Louis Rams general manager Billy Devaney said he is trying to work out a contract with unrestricted free-agent QB Gus Frerotte (Vikings).

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Rams | Frerotte an option?

Fri, 06 Mar 2009 19:01:37 -0800

Jim Thomas, of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, reports free-agent QB Gus Frerotte (Vikings) could be an option as a backup for the St. Louis Rams. He may visit with the team next week. He was with the Rams in 2006 and 2007 and started three games during '07.

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Vikings | Frerotte waived

Fri, 27 Feb 2009 10:17:30 -0800

Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, reports the Minnesota Vikings have waived QB Gus Frerotte.

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Vikings | Frerotte to return if bonus paid

Mon, 23 Feb 2009 04:20:47 -0800

Sid Hartman, of The Star Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings QB Gus Frerotte said he will return to the team next season if he is paid a roster bonus of $250,000 that is due him in March.

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Vikings | Childress has talked with Frerotte

Fri, 20 Feb 2009 10:06:07 -0800

Kevin Seifert, of ESPN.com, reports Minnesota Vikings head coach Brad Childress said he has had several discussions with impending free-agent QB Gus Frerotte about the possibility of re-signing with the team. Childress said Frerotte could compete for the starting job if he returns.

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Vikings | Frerotte wants opportunity to start

Mon, 16 Feb 2009 03:23:07 -0800

Sid Hartman, of the Star Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings QB Gus Frerotte believes he has earned an opportunity to start for the team in 2009. "I was only in the offense for six months, so I should get a lot better with another year under my belt," Frerotte said. "I think I've earned the right to be a starter. It wasn't handed to me. I went in and played well and gave everything I had to the team." Frerotte was 8-3 as a starter last season.

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Vikings | Frerotte frustrated over role

Tue, 06 Jan 2009 03:00:48 -0800

Michael Silver, of Yahoo! Sports, reports Minnesota Vikings QB Gus Frerotte, who is pondering his future, felt he was the best option at quarterback for the team and should have started the team's playoff game. "I just don't know what to think right now. It was a very frustrating experience, because I felt like I should've been the one playing," Frerotte said. "That might sound selfish, but I think I would've given us the best chance to win. I'm going home to St. Louis (on Monday) to be with my family and figure out where things stand, but the way things played out at the end really makes me question things."

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Vikings | Frerotte probable for Week 17

Fri, 26 Dec 2008 11:32:38 -0800

Minnesota Vikings QB Gus Frerotte (back) was limited during practice Friday, Dec. 26. He is listed as probable for the team's Week 17 game.

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Vikings | Frerotte limited during practice Wednesday

Wed, 24 Dec 2008 09:24:40 -0800

Minnesota Vikings QB Gus Frerotte (back) was limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 24.

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Vikings | Frerotte injury update

Mon, 22 Dec 2008 06:05:03 -0800

Minnesota Vikings QB Gus Frerotte's (back) injured lower back is improving and could have returned in Week 16, but QB Tarvaris Jackson retained the starting job because he has been playing well.

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Vikings | Frerotte questionable for Week 16

Fri, 19 Dec 2008 11:04:27 -0800

Minnesota Vikings QB Gus Frerotte (back) was limited during practice Friday, Dec. 19. He is listed as questionable for the team's Week 16 game.

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Vikings | Frerotte limited in practice Thursday

Thu, 18 Dec 2008 11:23:16 -0800

Minnesota Vikings QB Gus Frerotte (back) was limited in practice Thursday, Dec. 18. Frerotte is improving and said he is 100 percent. However, he will not start in Week 16.

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Vikings | Frerotte limited during practice

Wed, 17 Dec 2008 12:03:12 -0800

Minnesota Vikings QB Gus Frerotte (back) was limited during practice Wednesday, Dec. 17. He likely will sit out at least one more week.

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Vikings | Frerotte misses Week 15 game

Mon, 15 Dec 2008 13:18:14 -0800

Minnesota Vikings QB Gus Frerotte (back) missed the team's Week 15 game with a broken bone in his lower back. There is no reason to rush him back and he likely will sit out in Week 16. Frerotte said after the team's Week 15 game that his back is feeling better.

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Vikings | Frerotte limited in practice Friday

Fri, 12 Dec 2008 15:38:01 -0800

Minnesota Vikings QB Gus Frerotte (back) was limited in practice Friday, Dec. 12, and he is not expected to play in Week 15. He is listed as doubtful for the game.

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Vikings | Frerotte misses practice Thursday

Thu, 11 Dec 2008 13:19:21 -0800

Minnesota Vikings QB Gus Frerotte (back) did not participate in practice Thursday, Dec. 11. Head coach Brad Childress said if Frerotte is healthy he will start but indications are QB Tarvaris Jackson will start in Week 15.

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Vikings | Frerotte reportedly has fracture in his back

Wed, 10 Dec 2008 18:27:19 -0800

Judd Zulgad, of the Star Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings QB Gus Frerotte (back) has a fracture in his lower back that could sideline him for one to two weeks, according to people with knowledge of the situation.

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Vikings | Frerotte misses practice Wednesday

Wed, 10 Dec 2008 13:32:19 -0800

Minnesota Vikings QB Gus Frerotte (back) missed the team's practice Wednesday, Dec. 10, and his status for Week 15 is unclear. Head coach Brad Childress said Frerotte would start the game if he is healthy. QB Tarvaris Jackson would start if Frerotte is unable to play.

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Vikings | Frerotte could start if he misses practice

Wed, 10 Dec 2008 09:02:03 -0800

Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings head coach Brad Childress said it is possible for QB Gus Frerotte (back) to start in Week 15 without practicing this week.

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Vikings | Frerotte not expected to practice Wednesday

Wed, 10 Dec 2008 08:58:01 -0800

Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings QB Gus Frerotte (back) is not expected to practice Wednesday, Dec. 10.

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Vikings | Frerotte's status for Week 15 unknown

Mon, 08 Dec 2008 12:24:26 -0800

Minnesota Vikings QB Gus Frerotte (back) left the team's Week 14 game with a lower-back bruise, but head coach Brad Childress did not give any new information about Frerotte's status for Week 15. Childress said Frerotte would start if he is healthy. QB Tarvaris Jackson could start the game if Frerotte is unable to play.

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Vikings | Frerotte very sore following game

Sun, 07 Dec 2008 20:26:59 -0800

Minnesota Vikings head coach Brad Childress said QB Gus Frerotte (back) suffered a low back contusion during Week 14 and was "very sore" following the game. Childress was not sure if the injury could worsen.

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Vikings | Jackson plays well in relief in Week 14

Sun, 07 Dec 2008 11:44:47 -0800

The Associated Press reports Minnesota Vikings QB Tarvaris Jackson went 8-for-10 for 105 yards and one touchdown after replacing injured QB Gus Frerotte (back) in the team's Week 14 game.

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Vikings | Frerotte injured in Week 14

Sun, 07 Dec 2008 11:21:50 -0800

The Associated Press reports Minnesota Vikings QB Gus Frerotte (back) suffered a back injury during the team's Week 14 game. He went 7-for-10 for 70 yards and two interceptions before leaving the game.

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Vikings | Frerotte unhappy with late hit in Week 14

Mon, 01 Dec 2008 08:31:42 -0800

Chip Scoggins, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings QB Gus Frerotte was unhappy about the late hit in the back he received from Chicago Bears DL Adewale Ogunleye in the team's Week 14 game. Frerotte said the hit "threw me for a loop." Ogunleye was not flagged for the play.

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Vikings | Frerotte solid in Week 13

Sun, 30 Nov 2008 18:12:59 -0800

The Associated Press reports Minnesota Vikings QB Gus Frerotte was 16-for-25 for 210 yards with a touchdown and an interception in the team's Week 13 game. He also ran the ball in for a one-yard score in the game. Frerotte threw a 99-yard touchdown pass to WR Bernard Berrian, setting the franchise record for longest offensive play.

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Vikings | Frerotte throws a pick in Week 12

Sun, 23 Nov 2008 13:40:10 -0800

The Associated Press reports Minnesota Vikings QB Gus Frerotte was 12-for-20 for 120 yards with an interception during the team's Week 12 game.

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Vikings | Frerotte solid in Week 11

Sun, 16 Nov 2008 11:37:00 -0800

The Associated Press reports Minnesota Vikings QB Gus Frerotte was 14-for-20 for 138 yards with a touchdown during the team's Week 11 game. He was sacked five times in the game.

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Vikings | Frerotte throws three interceptions in Week 10

Sun, 09 Nov 2008 13:15:49 -0800

The Associated Press reports Minnesota Vikings QB Gus Frerotte 15-for-28 for 151 yards with two touchdowns and three interceptions during the team's Week 10 game.

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Vikings | Frerotte throws three touchdowns in Week 9

Sun, 02 Nov 2008 10:31:50 -0800

The Associated Press reports Minnesota Vikings QB Gus Frerotte went 11-for-18 for 182 yards, three touchdowns and one interception in the team's Week 9 game.

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Vikings | Frerotte throws four interceptions Week 7

Sun, 19 Oct 2008 12:09:28 -0700

The Associated Press reports Minnesota Vikings QB Gus Frerotte went 25-for-40 passing for 298 yards two touchdowns and four interceptions in the team's Week 7 game.

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Vikings | Frerotte shaken up Week 5

Tue, 07 Oct 2008 15:13:19 -0700

Minnesota Vikings QB Gus Frerotte (undisclosed) was shaken up in the team's Week 5 game but only missed one play in the second half.

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Vikings | Frerotte throws TD pass Week 5

Mon, 06 Oct 2008 22:16:08 -0700

The Associated Press reports Minnesota Vikings QB Gus Frerotte was 19-for-36 for 222 yards with a touchdown pass during the team's Week 5 game.

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Vikings | Frerotte ready to roll for Week 5

Tue, 30 Sep 2008 17:58:55 -0700

Updating previous reports, Minnesota Vikings QB Gus Frerotte (hand) took several stitches in his left, non-throwing hand following Week 4. He said that will not keep him from starting the team's Week 5 game against the New Orleans Saints.

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Vikings | Frerotte says he will play Week 5

Mon, 29 Sep 2008 13:58:48 -0700

Minnesota Vikings QB Gus Frerotte (hand) said he will be ready to play in the team's Week 5 game. He suffered a laceration on his left hand that required stitches.

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Vikings | Frerotte injury update

Sun, 28 Sep 2008 18:21:04 -0700

Updating a previous report, Chip Scoggins, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings QB Gus Frerotte (hand) suffered a cut on his left hand in the team's Week 4 game and needed two stitches.

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Vikings | Frerotte injured Week 4

Sun, 28 Sep 2008 14:17:30 -0700

The Associated Press reports Minnesota Vikings QB Gus Frerotte (hand) suffered a hand injury during the team's Week 4 game.

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Vikings | Frerotte throws TD pass Week 3

Sun, 21 Sep 2008 14:07:18 -0700

The Associated Press reports Minnesota Vikings QB Gus Frerotte was 16-for-28 for 204 yards with a touchdown and an interception during the team's Week 3 game.

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Vikings | Frerotte named starter for rest of year

Wed, 17 Sep 2008 10:11:15 -0700

ESPNews reports the Minnesota Vikings have named QB Gus Frerotte their starting quarterback for the rest of the year.

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Vikings | Quarterback change could be coming

Tue, 16 Sep 2008 09:03:33 -0700

Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings head coach Brad Childress has not ruled out changing quarterbacks ahead of the team's Week 3 game. "I'm always looking at what's giving us the best opportunity to win," Childress said. "If it's Tarvaris, it's Tarvaris. If it's Gus Frerotte, it's Gus Frerotte. J.D. Booty, it's J.D. Booty. I know I was asked a question yesterday, is that the guy who's going to be the quarterback at the end of the week? That's something that is ongoing." The team has found the end zone just twice in two weeks with QB Tarvaris Jackson as the starter.

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Vikings | Frerotte will not play Thursday

Tue, 26 Aug 2008 15:56:30 -0700

The Associated Press reports Minnesota Vikings QB Gus Frerotte will not play in the team's preseason game Thursday, Aug. 28.

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Vikings | Frerotte could start Saturday

Wed, 20 Aug 2008 10:46:11 -0700

Bruce Brothers, of the Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings QB Gus Frerotte will start Saturday, Aug. 23, if QB Tarvaris Jackson (knee) is unable to go.

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Vikings | All four quarterbacks could see action in preseason opener

Fri, 08 Aug 2008 09:44:58 -0700

Don Seeholzer, of the Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings QB Gus Frerotte, QB Brooks Bollinger and QB John David Booty could all see time after starting QB Tarvaris Jackson during the team's preseason opener.

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Vikings | Frerotte returns to practice

Tue, 05 Aug 2008 09:32:56 -0700

Don Seeholzer, of the Pioneer Press, reports Minnesota Vikings QB Gus Frerotte (back) returned to practice Tuesday, Aug. 5.

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Vikings | Frerotte sits out practice

Mon, 04 Aug 2008 10:31:23 -0700

Judd Zulgad, of the Star Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings QB Gus Frerotte (back) did not practice Monday, Aug. 4, with a sore back. Frerotte said he would return to practice Tuesday, Aug. 5.

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Vikings | Likely to carry four quarterbacks into training camp

Thu, 03 Jul 2008 06:08:05 -0700

Judd Zulgad, of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, reports the Minnesota Vikings are likely to carry four quarterbacks into training camp: QBs Tarvaris Jackson, Gus Frerotte, Brooks Bollinger and rookie John David Booty.

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