Tarvaris Jackson is the Vikings' new quarterback

December, 7, 2008
12/07/08
2:46
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Posted by ESPN.com's Kevin Seifert
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DETROIT -- Sorry for the late posting. We're having wireless problems in the Ford Field press box. Right now I'm crawling on a broadband card.

This game got awfully interesting in the final five minutes or so of the second quarter. The most recent turn of events was Minnesota quarterback Gus Frerotte leaving the field on a cart with what the team called a lower back injury.

The Lions will get the ball first in the third quarter, but it's very possible the Vikings will have to go with backup quarterback Tarvaris Jackson. I didn't see Frerotte warming up on the field.

Interestingly, most of the Vikings players came running out of the locker room about 30 seconds before kickoff. I'm guessing they got a pretty good tongue-lashing with the score 6-3.

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