Vance Joseph said Monday.
Sloter, who started out as a receiver at Southern Mississippi before transferring to Northern Colorado and starting at quarterback last year, completed 31 of 43 passes for 413 yards, three TDs and no interceptions in the preseason.Kusa-TV in Denver reported Sloter will earn 20,000 a week from the Vikings, almost three times the usual 7,200 weekly pay for practice squad players.(CBS4 former Broncos quarterback Kyle Sloter has found a new home with the Minnesota Vikings.Denver Broncos, a dream not even he could have pictured eight months ago.Right now, with Paxton, its a short-term issue, head coach.I think thats a possibility, but thats not within my control, he said.I always believed I had the talent.Brock Osweiler after he was cut by Cleveland.Share this: Permalink 13 Comments, back to top, gET newsletters alerts, sIGN.
Adding a vested veteran for the opening-day roster would require the team to pay him his salary for the full season.
Sloter is expected to be one of three quarterbacks for the Vikings, throwing behind starter Sam Bradford and backup Case Keenum, with Teddy Bridgewater currently on the teams Physically Unable to Perform list.
Its good to go against a defense like that.
The opportunity coupled with the best decision for me and my family financially was too much to pass.
Every option is going to be explored, Joseph reiterated Tuesday.
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for more NFL coverage: o32.ap.2:10, redskins made big mistake by claiming Foster.Right after the season, I got my first couple of calls from NFL teams and thought I should take a harder tricks poker look.Thats more for Saturday, Sunday.The Broncos have had to make adjustments on the fly, and although Sloter has impressive during the preseason, the teams broad plan remains in effect.Thursday will be the final showcase for many players vying for spots among the final 53 as well as the 10-player practice squad that can be formed starting Sunday.