Decision to start Freeman latest in series of QB missteps around NFL

Tuesday October 22nd, 2013
Josh Freeman went just 20-of-53 in his Vikings' debut, a 23-7 loss to the Giants.
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Throw in the on-again, off-again presence of veteran backup David Garrard, and the specifics of Sanchez's Week 3 preseason shoulder injury, and New York has certainly taken a curious and circuitous route to its current quarterback situation. Putting Sanchez on the short-term IR list, only to then see him submit to season-ending surgery a few weeks later, served as the perfect capper to the Jets' series of miscalculations. New York spent it's one valuable eight-week IR designation on a player who likely played his last snap as a Jet in the fourth quarter of a meaningless preseason game. The Jets are winning, but it may be in spite of themselves.

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