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(Associated Press) Joe Webb of the Vikings runs drills during practice Wednesday in Eden Prairie.

Webb's last chance with Vikings will be at wide receiver


EDEN PRAIRIE (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have tried unsuccessfully to turn Joe Webb’s elite athleticism into reliable NFL productivity and time is running out.

Entering the fourth and final year of his rookie contract, Webb’s last chance to be part of the team’s future has arrived as a wide receiver. He was switched from quarterback this spring after veteran Matt Cassel was signed to be Christian Ponder’s backup.

Webb figured the move might be coming.

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