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Zimmer names Keenum start ... for next game

(TSX / STATS) -- EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- People confused that Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer won't come out and name Case Keenum as his starting quarterback for the rest of the season just don't get it.

Keenum is playing the best football of his life. Perhaps that's because he's playing like he has to fight, claw and scratch to win the job back every single week.

Whatever's going on, it ain't broke and Zimmer ain't fixing it. The Vikings are riding a seven-game winning streak and are 9-2 after all but wrapping up their second NFC North title in three years with a 30-23 win at Detroit on Thanksgiving. Detroit fell to 6-4, three games out with five to play, while the Packers are four out and becoming more unlikely to bring quarterback Aaron Rodgers back this season.

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NFC North Division
TeamWLTPct
Minnesota 920.818
Detroit 650.545
Green Bay 550.500
Chicago 370.300
Full Standings
Leaders
Pass Yds: C. Keenum2476
Pass TDs: C. Keenum14
Rush Yds: L. Murray496
Rush TDs: L. Murray5
Rec Yds: A. Thielen1005
Rec TDs: S. Diggs5
Int: H. Smith3
Sacks: E. Griffen12.0
Offense (Rank)
Yards: 4133 (2)
Passing Yards: 2858 (5)
Rushing Yards: 1369 (5)
Points per game: 24.6 (8)
Yards per game: 375.7 (4)
Touchdowns: 29 (5)
Field Goals: 24 (5)
Defense (Rank)
Yards: 3194 (11)
Passing Yards: 2579 (21)
Rushing Yards: 830 (3)
Points per game: 17.7 (4)
Yards per game: 290.4 (5)
Touchdowns: 18 (5)
Field Goals: 22 (28)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
11/14 J. Tocho pract. squad add
11/14 W. Beavers pract. squad del
11/8 T. Bridgewater Activated from PUPL
11/8 S. Bradford on IR knee
11/7 W. Beavers pract. squad add
11/7 B. Hill pract. squad del
11/7 R. Shelton cut
11/7 R. Shelton off IR foot
11/1 R. Adams pract. squad add
11/1 C. Edison pract. squad add
Injuries
Date Player Status
11/23 B. Robison lower back (Questionable)
11/23 M. Remmers concussion (Questionable)
11/23 A. Sendejo groin, hamstring (Questionable)
11/19 M. Remmers concussion (Out)
11/19 A. Sendejo groin, hamstring (Out)
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