Vikings RB says team plans QB change

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Minnesota running back Chester Taylor said Wednesday Tarvaris Jackson will replace Gus Frerotte at quarterback this Sunday.

NFL: Minnesota 20, Detroit 16

DETROIT, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Tarvaris Jackson's fourth-quarter TD pass Sunday helped Minnesota escape with a 20-16 win over winless Detroit and retain first place in the NFC North.

NFL: Minnesota 34, Chicago 14

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Gus Frerotte passed for one touchdown and ran for another Sunday, helping Minnesota assume sole possession of the NFC North with a 34-14 win over Chicago.

NFL: Tampa Bay 19, Minnesota 13

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Matt Bryant kicked two of his four field goals in the fourth quarter Sunday, boosting Tampa Bay to a 19-13 win over the Minnesota Vikings.

NFL: Minnesota 28, Green Bay 27

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Adrian Peterson overcame a late fumble to score the game-winning touchdown Sunday, lifting Minnesota to a 28-27 win over Green Bay.

NFL: Minnesota 28, Houston 21

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Gus Frerotte tossed three touchdown passes Sunday, fueling Minnesota's 28-21 win over the Houston Texans.

NFL: Minnesota 12, Detroit 10

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Ryan Longwell's 26-yard field goal with 9 seconds remaining Sunday boosted the Minnesota Vikings to a 12-10 win over the Detroit Lions.

NFL: Tennessee 30, Minnesota 17

NASHVILLE, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Tennessee's Chris Johnson ran for two touchdowns Sunday in a 30-17 win over the Minnesota Vikings, who committed four turnovers.

NFL: Minnesota 20, Carolina 10

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- Gus Frerotte took over Minnesota's offense Sunday and led the Vikings to a 20-10 victory over Carolina, their first win of the season.
Vikings turn to Gus Frerotte

Vikings turn to Gus Frerotte

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Gus Frerotte has been named the Minnesota Vikings' starting quarterback for the remainder of the 2008 regular season.

Vikings quarterback Jackson injured

BALTIMORE, Aug. 16 (UPI) -- Minnesota Vikings quarterback Tarvaris Jackson injured his left knee Saturday late in the first quarter of a pre-season game against the Baltimore Ravens.

Vikes bring back Frerotte

MINNEAPOLIS, April 9 (UPI) -- The Minnesota Vikings have signed veteran Gus Frerotte, and he says he's looking forward to mentoring the team's young starting quarterback Tarvaris Jackson.

NFL: Cincinnati 19, St. Louis 10

CINCINNATI, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Shayne Graham kicked four field goals for Cincinnati Sunday in a 19-10 Bengals victory over St. Louis.

Rams QB Frerotte has injured shoulder

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- St. Louis Rams quarterback Gus Frerotte injured his right shoulder Sunday while filling in for Mark Bulger in a 28-16 win over the Atlanta Falcons.

NFL: Seattle 24, St. Louis 19

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Seattle escaped with a 24-19 win over St. Louis Sunday after Rams quarterback Gus Frerotte fumbled on the Seahawks' 1-yard-line with 30 seconds to play.
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Gus Frerotte
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Gus Frerotte and tight end Visanthe Shiancoe celebrate after Frerotte threw a 24-yard touchdown reception to Shiancoe during the first quarter at Soldier Field on October 19, 2008 in Chicago. (UPI Photo/Brian Kersey)

Gustave Joseph "Gus" Frerotte (pronounced /fur-RAHT/) (born July 31, 1971 in Kittanning, Pennsylvania) is an American football quarterback who is currently a free agent. He was originally drafted by the Washington Redskins in the seventh round of the 1994 NFL Draft. He played college football at Tulsa.

Frerotte, who was selected to the Pro Bowl while with the Redskins in 1996, has also played for the Detroit Lions, Denver Broncos, Cincinnati Bengals, Miami Dolphins, Minnesota Vikings, St. Louis Rams and Minnesota Vikings again, totaling seven different teams.

Frerotte attended Ford City High School in Ford City, Pennsylvania and was a letterman in football, basketball, and baseball. In football, as a senior, he led his team to a District Title. In baseball, he was a four-year letterman. Frerotte graduated from Ford City High School in 1989.

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