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Childress: Jackson Provides Best Hope To Win

Despite statistically being one of the worst-rated quarterbacks in the league this season, Tarvaris Jackson is getting the backing of head coach Brad Childress, who says Jackson gives the Vikings the best chance to win and will be the starter Sunday against the Chargers if healthy.

On Monday, Vikings coach Brad Childress said that if Tarvaris Jackson was healthy enough o play on Sunday against the San Diego Chargers, the second-year quarterback would be the starter. Jackson suffered a fractured index finger on his throwing hand on Oct. 21 against the Dallas Cowboys and missed last Sunday's game against the Philadelphia Eagles. Kelly Holcomb, who was acquired in a late...

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