Jay Cutler: The Newest Quarterback The Vikings Didnt Get!!!

adam hermansonContributor IMarch 5, 2009

The year will be some odd 2020 and Peyton Rosenfels will be the quarteback of the Minnesota Vikings. He will be an average quarterback, but the team could have better. Or maybe John David Booty is the teams savior, but I highly doubt that.

In the last four years the Vikings have started five different gunslingers: Daunte Culpepper, Brad Johnson, Brooke Bollinger, Kelly Holcomb, and Tarvaris Jackson. And if everything goes according to plan, we will see a sixth, maybe even the seventh this next season.

Culpepper was the franchise quarterback for over six years and he played fairly well, with the help of Randy Moss, and a few years with Cris Carter, but he decided not to get along with the new coach, so he was traded. Brad Johnson was old, and Bollinger and Holcomb just stunk. The jury is still out on Jackson.

Sage Rosenfels is going to complete with Jackson for the starting job during this training camp, and I personally believe that one of these quarterbacks can lead our team to a Super Bowl birth.

But to be honest, I don't think Sage will play anymore than five or six more years and again, who knows what will happen with Jackson .

This brings me to my point about Jay Cutler. This is a young guy who has proven that he can throw the ball, and with accuracy and velocity. We all know Jackson has a cannon, but his accuracy is a little shaky.

Cutler beats Jackson in the accuracy department, and beats Sage in the age department. I know this deal isn't going to happen, but I can dream as much as you. I firmly believe we are OK at quarterback, but I would love to know that the Vikings have a quarterback that they can build around for a good 10-12 seasons.

You can always go around saying what if, or what about this, but it wont happen.  Look at how many quarterbacks have been rumored about coming to Minnesota, Jay Cutler, Donavan McNabb, Jeff Garcia, Kurt Warner, Brett Farve, Derek Anderson, Matt Cassel, and even Brady Quinn.

It just makes me wonder if we had a great quarterback, how good would this team really be?