Houshmandzadeh visits Minnesota

BigBob

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MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Vikings have addressed their quarterback situation, though they haven't settled on a starter. Now they're busy figuring out who will be snapping him the ball -- and trying to give him another topflight target to throw to.

Free agent wide receiver T.J. Houshmandzadeh was scheduled for a Saturday visit with Vikings officials in Minnesota, fresh off a trip to Seattle to check out the Seahawks. The Bengals have an offer on the table to keep him in Cincinnati.

In a relatively weak market for receivers, Houshmandzadeh is the prize at his position. His statistics fell last season, to 904 yards and four touchdowns receiving, but the year before Houshmandzadeh had career highs with 1,143 yards and 12 TDs.

The Vikings gave big bucks to receiver Bernard Berrian last year, but their passing game still needs an upgrade. Quarterback Sage Rosenfels was acquired from the Houston Texans in a trade this week, creating a training-camp competition for the job with inconsistent incumbent Tarvaris Jackson
I like it. I want it. We just need a quarterback. If Jackson plays like he did against Arizona, we'd be fine.. and I don't really like the pick up of Sage. I think we should draft Pat White. I have faith in him..

But if we picked up T.J., I'd be very happy.
 

Millz

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Berrian and Houshmanzadeh? That's legit Bob, very legit. Not to mention Adrian Peterson and Chester Taylor.

I dont think Rosenfells is all that good but he might be able to get them the ball.

Viks need to sign TJ...would be a great pickup.
 

Babe_Ruth

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I heard he might go to Detroit or Seattle as well, there's a lot of teams that are interested in him. He would definitely help either of them. But like you said you need a better quarterback to get those receivers the ball.
 

BigBob

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If Gus would've been more mobile and not so old, I would've loved for them to sign him.. but since they have a lot of run plays and play action plays, I don't feel he fit in so much. If Jackson would just decide on what he's going to do (starts to run but changes his mind) and not make stupid mistakes (like trying to run over Ray Lewis), I think he'd do better.

Also, someone like T.J. would build confidence since he's such a good receiver, as is Berrian, for him to throw it out there more.
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Berrian and Houshmanzadeh? That's legit Bob, very legit. Not to mention Adrian Peterson and Chester Taylor.

I dont think Rosenfells is all that good but he might be able to get them the ball.

Viks need to sign TJ...would be a great pickup.
I hope it's like a year Pennington had. Everyone said he wouldn't do anything with the Dolphins because of his panzy arm but look what happened.
 
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