The Minnesota Vikings are in the market for a new quarterback after Teddy Bridgewater suffered a season-ending knee injury in practice on Tuesday, and that has them thinking about acquiring Broncos quarterback Mark Sanchez, according to Anthony DiMoro of SportsRants.com:
#Vikings internally discussing a Mark Sanchez acquisition— Anthony DiMoro (@AnthonyDiMoro) August 31, 2016
Denver is currently trying to trade Sanchez after he lost their starting quarterback battle to Trevor Siemian, but plan to cut him if they are unable to find a trade partner.
The Dallas Cowboys are also known to have interest in Sanchez, yet want to wait until he's cut so they get him for less than the $4.5 million he is currently owed for the upcoming season. They are looking for a backup to Dak Prescott after Tony Romo suffered a back injury that will likely force him to miss the first half of the season.
Minnesota re-signed quarterback Brad Sorensen earlier today after cutting him on Monday. He is the team's current backup to Shaun Hill, now the team's starter. Undrafted rookie Joel Stave is the only other healthy quarterback the Vikings have on the roster, but he isn't expected to make the team
Third-stringer Taylor Heinicke severed a tendon in his leg this offseason after trying to break into his own house, and is out for at least another month.
Sanchez passed for 616 yards with four touchdowns and four interceptions in four appearances with the Philadelphia Eagles last season.Back to the Minnesota Vikings Newsfeed