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Sunday Slant: Not that simple with Sage

Sage Rosenfels (Jeff Roberson/AP)

The Vikings' most efficient and productive quarterback this preseason, Sage Rosenfels, has also been the one most fans assume is gone by next week. But there are other factors, including a guarantee and other expiring contracts, to consider before throwing Rosenfels under the waiver-wire bus just yet.

In a fantasy-football driven world, the decisions seem so easy – cut a player here, pick up a player there, call a buddy and make a trade. It's easier when the stakes are a couple hundred bucks, the ridicule of only a few friends are at risk, and the opportunity is there to draft a completely new team next summer. For the Vikings, it simply isn't that easy when shaping a roster that requires... Recommended Stories