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Short at QB, Vikings sign veteran Koy Detmer

Updated: November 6, 2007, 7:29 PM ET
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com

With only one healthy quarterback on the roster and unsure about the availability of starter Tarvaris Jackson for Sunday's game, the Minnesota Vikings signed veteran free agent Koy Detmer to a one-year contract on Tuesday.

A 10-year veteran, Detmer auditioned for coaches and team personnel officials earlier in the day. The Vikings also worked out former Carolina Panthers backup Chris Weinke but opted for Detmer, in part because of his familiarity with the offense.

Detmer, ...

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