View Full Version : Offseason investment makes move more urgent

09-17-2008, 10:13 PM
This QB switch is not only prompted by Jackson's poor play, but also the money thrown at pricey free agents.
Gus Frerotte has been around the NFL so long that he started in a tie game. This occurred on Nov. 23, 1997, when the New York Giants and Frerotte's Washington Redskins wound up 7-7 after overtime in RFK Stadium.

There has been only one tie in the NFL since then -- 34-all with Atlanta and Pittsburgh in November 2002.

Frerotte's involvement in the 7-7 tie was notorious. The quarterback had to leave the game after celebrating his team's lone touchdown by head butting a padded wall near the end zone....