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Minnesota Vikings draft pick Joe Webb runs through drills during minicamp at the Vikings training facility in Eden Prairie on Friday. (Associated Press)

Drafted to play wide receiver, Vikings' Webb still behind center

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EDEN PRAIRIE (AP) -- With a red jersey on his back and a big smile on his face, Joe Webb is a quarterback again.

The Minnesota Vikings drafted the athletic Webb out of Alabama-Birmingham in the sixth round back in April with designs on turning him into a receiver. Then they asked him to throw some passes at a rookie camp earlier this month and must have liked what they saw.


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