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Analysis: Veteran QB Speculation

There's been media speculation that it might make sense for the Vikings to bring in a veteran quarterback as insurance behind the unproven Tarvaris Jackson. Specifically, the name of the Eagles' Kelly Holcomb has been mentioned. What are the pros and cons of entertaining such a move?

There has been off-and-on speculation throughout the offseason that the Vikings “needed” to add a veteran quarterback to the mix, at least as an insurance policy, behind second-year pro Tarvaris Jackson. Despite the rampant speculation in the media, head coach Brad Childress has consistently stated that he is comfortable with Jackson and Brooks Bollinger competing for the starting job.  Media...

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