Skip to main content

Rams News | Los Angeles Rams -

Keenum Named Vikings' Starting QB Against Rams


The Vikings will stick with former Los Angeles quarterback Case Keenum as their starter on Sunday when they host the Rams at US Bank Stadium.

Minnesota head coach, Mike Zimmer announced that the team will stay the course with Keenum over Teddy Bridgewater after Wednesday's practice. Bridgewater will continue to serve as Keenum's primary backup, as he did last week against Washington.

In Week 10, Keenum threw for a career-high four touchdown passes, leading the Vikings to a 38-30 victory over the Redskins. The Houston product wasn't the Vikings' starter coming into this season, but took over for the injured Sam Bradford in Week 2. In all, he has completed 64.9 percent of his passes for 1,914 yards and 11 touchdowns  — leading Minnesota to a five game win streak.

"He's a good, competitive kid, moves in the pocket well and a good guy," Zimmer said of his quarterback. "For the most part, he's taken care of the football, he's made the right decisions [and] he's come in and helped us win ball games."

Before heading to Minnesota, Keenum spent the last two years with the Rams. Last season, he started in nine games and completed 60.9 percent of his passes for 2,201 yards with nine touchdowns and 11 interceptions.

This article has been reproduced in a new format and may be missing content or contain faulty links. Please use the Contact Us link in our site footer to report an issue.

Related Content