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Vikings agree to deal with backup quarterback Frerotte

Updated: April 2, 2008, 10:23 AM ET
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

The Vikings have reached an agreement in principle with former Rams backup quarterback Gus Frerotte.

"The thing is if you watch tape of Gus in St. Louis, you can still see that he can still fling the football and make all the spot throws," Vikings coach Brad Childress said. "I talked to Scott Linehan about why he was cut by the Rams, and he told me that [offensive coordinator] Al Saunders wanted Trent Green as a backup because he knew his system, but Scott thought Gus can still ...

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