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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 20:30:52 -0700
Carolina Panthers QB Joe Webb looked expendable until QB Cam Newton (ribs) suffered a fractured rib in the third preseason game. Now, head coach Ron Rivera appears fairly adamant the team will keep three quarterbacks until it is clear Newton is healthy, and maybe longer.
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:52:37 -0700
Carolina Panthers QB Joe Webb appears to be in good shape for the No. 3 quarterback job behind QBs Cam Newton and Derek Anderson.
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 05:57:18 -0700
Carolina Panthers QB Derek Anderson's wife is expected to go into labor any day, and he could miss the final preseason game this week. QB Joe Webb would be the only healthy quarterback able to play in the final preseason game. Head coach Ron Rivera said the team has two unnamed options to serve as the emergency quarterback on the roster.
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:33:32 -0700
Carolina Panthers QB Derek Anderson will start against the Pittsburgh Steelers in the team's final preseason game, and he'll be the starter in Week 1 against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers if QB Cam Newton (rib cage) isn't ready by then. Newton's injury increases the likelihood that the team will keep QB Joe Webb on roster, according to head coach Ron Rivera.
Fantasy Tip: Carolina faces an undervalued Bucs defense in Week 1. If Anderson were to start, he shouldn't be considered in any leagues.
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 07:39:04 -0700
Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton held a three-day throwing session with WR Kelvin Benjamin, QBs Joe Webb and Matt Blanchard, one tight end and nine other receivers this week.
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 11:22:13 -0700
Carolina Panthers QB Cam Newton will work with his wide receivers before training camp gets underway to try to get on the same page after missing time due to an ankle issue. "It's been more difficult because Cam's coming off an ankle injury and he had to get surgery, so we couldn't throw with him as much as we would like," Panthers receiver Tiquan Underwood said.
"I know we're all going to get together next week in Charlotte. We're just going to try to speed up the process. We're all going to throw -- Derek Anderson, Cam Newton, Joe Webb, Matt Blanchard and all the receivers -- just to work on timing and get that down pat before camp."
Fantasy Tip: Newton and his wide receivers are behind after not getting much work in during the offseason program. This is a good start to help get back up to speed before the full squad reports at the end of the month. Newton remains a fringe QB1 option for fantasy players thanks to his questionable receiving targets.
Fri, 21 Mar 2014 15:11:38 -0700
The Carolina Panthers are signing free-agent WR Joe Webb (Vikings) to an undisclosed deal as a quarterback, according to a source.
Fri, 29 Nov 2013 15:14:26 -0800
Minnesota Vikings CB Josh Robinson (chest) and TE Kyle Rudolph (foot) have been ruled out for Week 13. RB Matt Asiata (shoulder), DT Fred Evans (knee), LB Chad Greenway (wrist), CB Xavier Rhodes (concussion), DE Brian Robison (illness), S Andrew Sendejo (foot), WR Joe Webb (concussion) and DT Kevin Williams (quadriceps) are probable. Robinson and Rudolph did not practice Friday, Nov. 29. Rhodes, Webb and Williams were limited while the others practiced in full.
Thu, 28 Nov 2013 15:32:25 -0800
Minnesota Vikings DE Brian Robison (illness) and CB Josh Robinson (chest) did not participate in practice Thursday, Nov. 28. WR Joe Webb (concussion), DT Kevin Williams (quadriceps) and CB Xavier Rhodes (concussion) were limited during practice. RB Matt Asiata (shoulder), DT Fred Evans (knee), LB Chad Greenway (wrist) and SS Andrew Sendejo (foot) fully participated in practice.
Wed, 27 Nov 2013 15:07:46 -0800
Minnesota Vikings CB Xavier Rhodes (concussion), CB Josh Robinson (chest), TE Kyle Rudolph (foot) and WR Joe Webb (concussion) did not practice Wednesday, Nov. 27. DT Kevin Williams (quadriceps) was limited. RB Matt Asiata (shoulder), DT Fred Evans (knee), LB Chad Greenway (wrist) and S Andrew Sendejo (foot) practiced in full.
Wed, 27 Nov 2013 10:00:49 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Joe Webb (concussion) and CB Xavier Rhodes (concussion) both passed the first stage of the concussion program, according to head coach Leslie Fraizer.
Mon, 25 Nov 2013 10:45:09 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Joe Webb (concussion) and CB Xavier Rhodes (concussion) are both questionable this week as they deal with concussions, according to head coach Leslie Frazier
Sun, 24 Nov 2013 11:51:47 -0800
Updating a previous report, Minnesota Vikings WR Joe Webb (head) will not return to Week 12's game after suffering a concussion.
Sun, 24 Nov 2013 10:43:57 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Joe Webb (head) left the team's Week 12 game early and is being evaluated for a possible concussion.
Sun, 17 Nov 2013 20:02:17 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Jerome Simpson did not start in the Week 12 game against the Seattle Seahawks, even with WR Greg Jennings (Achilles') inactive. Head coach Leslie Frazier used Simpson as the fourth receiver for much of the day, with WR Joe Webb often seeing time ahead of Simpson in three-receiver sets. Simpson was arrested Nov. 9 for drunken driving. "There's no sense in me talking about that now. The decision was made. Simpson was out there on the second play. Circumstances dictated this is what we had to do," Frazier said Sunday, Nov. 17. Simpson made one catch for one yard.
Fri, 11 Oct 2013 15:35:39 -0700
Minnesota Vikings QB Christian Ponder (rib), WR Joe Webb (illness), DT Kevin Williams (knee), CB Chris Cook (groin) and SS Jamarca Sanford (hamstring) are listed as probable for Week 6. Ponder was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 11, while the other players fully participated in practice.
Thu, 10 Oct 2013 15:10:03 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Joe Webb (illness) did not practice Thursday, Oct. 10.
Sun, 01 Sep 2013 00:06:14 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Joe Webb and CB Marcus Sherels made the team in fifth receiver and cornerback slots, respectively. Webb was converted to receiver in the spring and will be used on special teams as well. Sherels is expected to return punts when not playing defense.
Thu, 08 Aug 2013 11:09:06 -0700
Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman said he believes the team will be able to find a roster spot for WR Joe Webb because of the versatility he can bring. "[Webb] is one of those guys that can do a lot of different things most people can't in the league," Spielman said. "But the other thing we're going to take a hard look at is during these special teams drills, now we're not live yet, but just seeing him run down as an athlete on kickoff coverage, working him back some as a returner, putting him out as a gunner on the punt team, see if he can break down in space and make some tackles."
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 19:00:43 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Cordarrelle Patterson continued to see the first rep on kick returns, ahead of WR Joe Webb and CBs A.J. Jefferson, Josh Robinson and Marcus Sherels. "I think (Patterson is) more comfortable catching kickoffs right now than punts, like a lot of young guys," special teams coordinator Mike Priefer said Wednesday, June 19. "But we're making progress in both phases." Priefer said if the season were starting right now, Sherels would be the team's punt returner.
Wed, 19 Jun 2013 13:37:17 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Joe Webb said he has been helping out WR Cordarrelle Patterson during practices with different things. "I've been helping Cordarrelle out a lot, especially with the offense," Webb said. "Keeping him updated on what defenses like to do against certain routes."
Thu, 06 Jun 2013 11:26:35 -0700
Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier said the team sees WR Joe Webb more as a wide receiver and kick returner and not as a punt returner even though Webb was working on punt returning during organized team activities Wednesday, June 5. Frazier said Webb was fielding punts in order to give him more reps catching the ball.
Wed, 05 Jun 2013 11:15:28 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Joe Webb was working as a punt returner during organized team activities Wednesday, June 5. Webb was getting extra instruction from special teams coach Mike Priefer during the workout.
Thu, 16 May 2013 12:38:21 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Joe Webb said he is fine with moving from quarterback to wide receiver but expects it to take some times to get comfortable at the position. "I'm doing real good. I still have a long ways to go, but I'm getting better every day and that's all you can do. I just take it one step at a time, one day at a time, one play at a time, and hopefully it can turn out as a success," Webb said.
Thu, 16 May 2013 09:45:10 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Cordarrelle Patterson will be given an opportunity to earn a starting wide receiver spot across from WR Greg Jennings this year, according to head coach Leslie Frazier. WR Joe Webb will be insurance in case Patterson doesn't pan out.
Fantasy Tip: It's tough to predict Patterson's fantasy value heading into his rookie season. Aside from Greg Jennings, Christian Ponder doesn't have much to work with at wideout, and Kyle Rudolph will remain a big target in the passing game. Patterson is a bit of a project and will have to improve his route-running skills dramatically to make an impact immediately. Consider him a late-round flier in deep leagues.
Thu, 16 May 2013 05:11:24 -0700
The Minnesota Vikings have moved QB Joe Webb to wide receiver.
Fri, 03 May 2013 10:24:42 -0700
Minnesota Vikings QB Joe Webb said the team has not told him what position he will play during offseason workouts but will be willing to move to wide receiver if asked. "Yeah, I'm comfortable," Webb said. "Whatever it is to help the team. I'm a team player. So, as long as I get on the field. I'm excited to get on the field this year. Hopefully, we can make that happen. But in the meantime, whatever they ask me to do, I'm going to do it."
Thu, 02 May 2013 05:45:37 -0700
Minnesota Vikings QB Joe Webb has been catching passes in anticipation for the team to ask him to switch to wide receiver. "They're still figuring it out," Webb said. "But it looks like, if I am going to receiver, I'm doing a lot more work at it so I can work on my craft at receiver since I haven't been there since, what, 2010 when I first got drafted?"
Sat, 20 Apr 2013 21:00:26 -0700
Minnesota Vikings QB Christian Ponder remains the unquestioned starter entering his third NFL season. However, if he goes into a protracted slump like last season, the coaching staff could be inclined to take a look at QB Matt Cassel, who will make $3.7 million this season even if he doesn't take a snap. Cassel fits the system of offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave better than QB Joe Webb, who is expected to serve as the third QB.
Sun, 14 Apr 2013 10:38:25 -0700
Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier indicated the team is still considering the possibility of moving QB Joe Webb to another position. "[Webb] is such a talented athlete that we want to make sure that we're doing the right thing by him and our team, as well," Frazier said. "That's something we'll continue to discuss as we go forward."
Wed, 20 Mar 2013 07:51:13 -0700
Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier said he wants to keep QB Joe Webb at quarterback and is not looking to try him at other positions in 2013.
Sun, 27 Jan 2013 18:13:45 -0800
Minnesota Vikings QB Joe Webb was limited to just three snaps in mop-up duty during the regular season, and he started the Wild Card game loss against the Green Bay Packers. He is expected to have competition for the No. 2 job as he enters a contract year, and he could be shopped to a team committed to exploring zone-read possibilities.
Mon, 21 Jan 2013 15:23:43 -0800
The Minnesota Vikings will be looking for quarterbacks to compete with QB Joe Webb to the backup position for QB Christian Ponder this offseason. Free-agent QBs Derek Anderson (Panthers), Matt Moore (Dolphins), David Carr (Giants), Matt Leinart (Raiders), Byron Leftwich (Steelers), Bruce Gradkowski (Bengals), Jason Campbell (Bears) and Rex Grossman (Redskins) are options.
Sun, 20 Jan 2013 13:41:17 -0800
Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman said he likes QB Joe Webb and will not judge him solely on his performance in the team's Wild Card playoff game. "Joe has been a very good backup quarterback," Spielman said. "I'm sure, as everybody has seen, that he probably didn't play the way he wanted to play up in Green Bay. But if you look into his history, that's what you have to do, the things he did when he came into the Washington game a year ago, what he did in Detroit the game [QB Christian Ponder] got hurt, what he did in Philadelphia when we got stuck two years ago."
Wed, 09 Jan 2013 05:11:36 -0800
Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier said QB Christian Ponder is the team's starting quarterback moving forward; however, backup QB Joe Webb will have to compete for the No. 2 job. "(Webb will) be a guy that will compete for the No. 2 spot again next year, barring something that we may end up doing in our personnel meetings," Frazier said. "But we'll discuss Joe's position and everyone's position in our personnel meetings and then we'll make a decision what's best."
Sun, 06 Jan 2013 18:45:16 -0800
Green Bay Packers defensive coordinator Dom Capers felt facing Minnesota Vikings QB Joe Webb in the NFC Wild Card game was a good preview for next week's matchup against the San Francisco 49ers and QB Colin Kaepernick, also a mobile quarterback. The 49ers also have a powerful back in RB Frank Gore. "Well I think there is some value because I think there are some similarities," Capers said.
Sat, 05 Jan 2013 17:04:15 -0800
Minnesota Vikings QB Joe Webb is the first quarterback in NFL history to start a team's playoff game without throwing one pass during the regular season. He got the nod in place of the injured QB Christian Ponder (elbow) in the Wild Card game against the Green Bay Packers Saturday, Jan. 5.
Sat, 05 Jan 2013 15:53:28 -0800
Minnesota Vikings QB Christian Ponder (elbow) is inactive for the Wild Card playoff game. QB Joe Webb will start in his place.
Fri, 09 Nov 2012 15:36:03 -0800
The Minnesota Vikings do not believe that QB Joe Webb is the long-term or short-term solution to the quarterback problem with QB Christian Ponder struggling.
Tue, 26 Jun 2012 20:08:40 -0700
Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier indicated on the final day of minicamp that the starting job belongs to QB Christian Ponder, leaving QBs Sage Rosenfels and Joe Webb to fight for the primary backup spot.
Mon, 18 Jun 2012 20:14:06 -0700
Minnesota Vikings QB Joe Webb will concentrate primarily on the quarterback position during minicamp and training camp. Last season he entered camp uncertain if he would be used at quarterback or as a wide receiver. "Yeah, it's easier," Webb said, about not having to concentrate on multiple positions. "But quarterback is still a difficult position. You still have to be on top of your game. Study the game and know where you're going to go with the ball."
Wed, 02 May 2012 13:59:59 -0700
Minnesota Vikings QB Joe Webb said the team has told him to focus on being a quarterback and not to worry about being a wide receiver this season. He is scheduled to report to training camp as the No. 2 quarterback.
Fri, 24 Feb 2012 13:26:32 -0800
Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier said QB Joe Webb will stay at quarterback next season but would like to find some ways to use Webb in the offense.
Fri, 27 Jan 2012 14:45:06 -0800
The Minnesota Vikings could use QB Joe Webb as a wide receiver and a kick returner in addition to a quarterback next season because they are committed to QB Christian Ponder as their starting quarterback.
Sun, 01 Jan 2012 15:04:17 -0800
Minnesota Vikings QB Joe Webb went 17-for-32 for 200 yards and two interceptions in Week 17 against the Chicago Bears. He entered the game after QB Christian Ponder (hip) left with a hip injury.
Wed, 28 Dec 2011 12:08:21 -0800
Minnesota Vikings QB Christian Ponder (concussion) is expected to start in Week 17 against the Chicago Bears after returning to practice Wednesday, Dec. 28. Head coach Leslie Frazier said Ponder remains the No. 1 quarterback over QB Joe Webb.
Sat, 24 Dec 2011 17:19:32 -0800
Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier said Saturday, Dec. 24, that QB Joe Webb might be the quarterback of the future. "It's something we're going to take a real hard look at as we go forward. He definitely lifts our team," Frazier said after the Week 16 game against the Washington Redskins. Webb came on for an injured QB Christian Ponder (concussion) and completed 4 of 5 passes for 84 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions. He also ran five times for 34 yards and a score.
Sun, 11 Dec 2011 15:18:41 -0800
Minnesota Vikings QB Joe Webb went 12-for-23 for 84 yards and one touchdown against the Detroit Lions in Week 14. He also rushed for 109 yards and one touchdown on seven carries in the game.
Sun, 11 Dec 2011 12:21:46 -0800
Minnesota Vikings QB Christian Ponder was benched in Week 14 and replaced by QB Joe Webb.
Fri, 09 Dec 2011 22:33:33 -0800
Minnesota Vikings QB Christian Ponder (hip) might be a game-time decision for the Week 14 game against the Detroit Lions. "I'm confident that I'd be able to go," Ponder said Friday, Dec. 9. "I think it's a matter of my effectiveness. I don't know how effective I'd be." QB Joe Webb saw first-team snaps this week and would start if Ponder cannot go.