Holcomb to get third start of season in place of injured Jackson

Updated: October 28, 2007, 12:18 AM ET
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com

In a move that has been anticipated much of the week, Minnesota Vikings backup quarterback Kelly Holcomb will start in place of the injured Tarvaris Jackson on Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles, sources said late Saturday night.

The game will mark the third start of the season for Holcomb, who spent the offseason and much of training camp with the Eagles, before being traded to the Vikings for a sixth-round choice in the 2009 draft.

Jackson broke the index finger on ...

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