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Sunday slant: Injuries force the right choice

Joe Webb (Tom Dahlin/Viking Update)

Leslie Frazier would like to be playing Brett Favre, but Favre's shoulder injury is forcing Frazier into the right decision for the future of the team. Plus, Frazier reflects on the advantage cold weather used to give the Vikings and his former Bears team in the 1970s and ‘80s.

For all the ways in which injuries have hurt the Vikings this year, there is one benefit: Leslie Frazier is being forced to give rookie quarterback Joe Webb his first start on Monday night. The interim Vikings coach continues to say that a healthy Brett Favre gives the Vikings the best chance to win, and that's probably the case – despite his relatively poor showing this year and despite the fact... Recommended Stories