Vikings coach Frazier undecided about quarterback direction

Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Fraziertold the St. Paul Pioneer Press Saturday that he is keeping his options open when it comes to filling the open starting quarterback position.

"It's kind of a matter of who's available," Frazier said. "And we need to find a guy who we can build around. That would be the ideal situation."

The team could acquire a veteran, choose a quarterback in the NFL Draft this month or go with second-year pro Joe Webb, whom they drafted in the sixth round last year. He played in five games last season -- starting the final two -- in relief of ailing starter Brett Favre and backup Tarvaris Jackson.

"If Joe Webb can be that guy, it'll be Joe Webb," Frazier said. "We like Joe; we like some of the things he did at the end of last season. We're going to give him a chance to compete for that starting job as well. It's open. We hope to have a young guy, and maybe a veteran guy. But it's going to be open competition."

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