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Sometimes when you fight for a roster spot, it isn't the roster spot (per se) that your are fighting for but, rather, the placement.
Joe Webb is an interesting athlete indeed, and he will be playing under a huge microscope this weekend.
The Vikings and coach Frazier love Webb, saying:
"Some of the things he does, man, and what it does to the rest of our team -- you can't ignore it," said Frazier. "It's something we're going to take a real hard look at as we go forward. He definitely lifts our team. He's done it. He did it a season ago as well."
The Vikings had already hinted toward perhaps making Webb a receiver, but Frazier's latest comments suggests there could be a full-blown QB battle in camp next year, and this weekend, Webb will have the chance to state his case.
Keep in mind, however, that football is also a business. This weekend could very much be the Vikings showcasing Webb for scouts and other teams, and one could suggest Webb is the greatest trade chip the Vikings have right now.
Stranger things have happened.