Joe Webb
American football quarterback
Joe Webb
Joseph "Joe" Webb, Jr. is an American football quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League. In college he played for the UAB Blazers. He was selected by the Vikings in the sixth round, number 199 overall, of the 2010 NFL Draft.
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Teen Takes Grandfather to Her Prom
ABC News - almost 2 years
Joy Webb said her 80-year-old "Poppa" was her first choice for a date.
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Vikings keep ex-QB Joe Webb as No. 5 WR, CB Marcus Sherels to continue as punt returner
Fox News - over 3 years
The Minnesota Vikings have kept converted quarterback Joe Webb as a wide receiver.
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San Francisco Chronicle - about 4 years
NFC PLAYOFFS: 49ERS VS. PACKERS / Game review With his running (181 yards) and throwing (263), Kaepernick was involved in 444 of the 49ers' 579 yards, a franchise playoff record, and four of the six touchdowns. Defense N Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers made several oh-wow throws, but never established a rhythm. [...] a garbage-time drive, he had 194 passing yards, a 78.8 rating and had led Green Bay's offense to 17 points. Coaching NIn their wild-card win, the Packers had trouble keeping up with speedy Joe Webb, a deficiency that mattered little because the Vikings' quarterback couldn't throw.
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Christian Ponder's arm looks so bad it makes Joe Webb seem like a good idea (PHOTO)
USA Today - about 4 years
The injured arm of the Vikings QB looks disgusting
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What Time is the Packers-49ers Playoff Game?
Caldenonia Patch - about 4 years
A rematch of the Week 1 of the NFL season is set for the second round of the NFC Playoffs, as the Green Bay Packers visit the San Francisco 49ers. The game kicks off at 7 p.m. CST Saturday and will be broadcast locally on FOX 6. San Francisco, the No. 2 seed, beat up the Packers in Green Bay to open the season with a 30-22 win.  But Colin Kaepernick is now San Francisco’s starting quarterback, having replaced Alex Smith midway through the season. And David Akers, who kicked an NFL record-tying 63-yard field goal in the September game, is at risk of losing his job after slumping. Billy Cundiff practiced with the team last week. The Packers defeated the Minnesota Vikings 24-10 in the first round of the playoffs, taking a 24-3 lead against overmatched quarterback Joe Webb and then cruising home. Quarterback Aaron Rodgers was his usual masterful self, and running back DuJuan Harris proved a threat both running and receiving. Defensively, the Packers welcomed back Charles Woodso ...
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Joe Webb Struggles At QB For Viking vs. Packers After Replacing Christian Ponder - Huffington Post
Google News - about 4 years
CBS News Joe Webb Struggles At QB For Viking vs. Packers After Replacing Christian Ponder Huffington Post GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Christian Ponder was out, and backup Joe Webb was in at quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings. Ponder was inactive for Minnesota's wild-card playoff game against Green Bay on Saturday night because of a right elbow injury, ... Peterson's Magic Against Packers Runs OutNew York Times Packers tuned up for trip to the StickSan Francisco Chronicle Packers show off depth in 24-10 win over VikesAtlanta Journal Constitution Milwaukee Journal Sentinel all 4,185 news articles »
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With backup QB Joe Webb, Vikings helpless against Packers
Calgary Sun - about 4 years
There would be no Legend of Joe Webb authored on the fabled tundra of Lambeau Field on Saturday night.
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Packers 24, Vikings 3
CNN - about 4 years
One field goal, four punts and a fumble. That's the Vikings' offense so far with Joe Webb making an emergency start at quarterback. Meanwhile, Aaron Rodgers has thrown for 260 yards.
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Packers vs. Vikings LIVE Updates: Wild Card Playoff Game Features Adrian Peterson, Aaron Rodgers
The Huffington Post - about 4 years
Can Adrian Peterson play quarterback? When it was revealed that starting signal caller Christian Ponder would be inactive due to an elbow injury, Vikings fans wondered (and tweeted) if "All Day" Peterson could handle the ball on all offensive plays. In place of Ponder, the Vikings will start Joe Webb, a dynamic, dual-threat player who has not attempted a pass all season long. In his third year out of Alabama-Birmingham, Webb saw game action just once this season, rushing once for -1 yard. More...
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Joe Webb
  • 2016
    Age 29
    On January 3, 2016, against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Webb recovered Buccaneer's Bobby Rainey's fumble.
    More Details Hide Details In Super Bowl 50, Webb served as the team's kick returner.
  • 2013
    Age 26
    Even though he previously said in 2013 that he had no intention of playing as a quarterback again, when signed with the Panthers he has been the third string backup, and also used as a wide receiver.
    More Details Hide Details However, his predominant on–field role with the Panthers has been returning Kickoffs.
    In 2013, Webb caught 5 passes for 33 yards.
    More Details Hide Details On March 21, 2014, Webb signed with the Carolina Panthers.
    On January 5, 2013, Webb was named the starting quarterback for the Vikings' Wild Card match against the Green Bay Packers after Christian Ponder was sidelined with an elbow injury.
    More Details Hide Details Webb finished with 11 completions on 30 attempts with 180 passing yards and 1 TD in a losing effort. With the signing of Matt Cassel on March 14, Vikings coach Leslie Frazier mentioned that Webb may be given consideration to play other positions besides quarterback. "(Webb) is such a talented athlete that we want to make sure that we're doing the right thing by him and our team, as well." said Frazier, "That's something we'll continue to discuss as we go forward." It was confirmed on May 15 that Webb had been informed of his switch to wide receiver. Frazier showed interest in having Webb play QB again when Josh Freeman and Christian Ponder were injured. Webb later said in a press conference that he has no desire to play QB again for the Vikings.
  • 2012
    Age 25
    During the 2012-2013 season, Webb had his roles limited as he was not once used as a QB in the regular season.
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  • 2011
    Age 24
    On December 24, 2011 against the Washington Redskins, Webb came in after Christian Ponder left the game with a concussion.
    More Details Hide Details Webb was 4 of 5 for 84 yards and two touchdowns for a perfect 158.3 passer rating; he rushed for another touchdown. He led the team to a 33-26 victory at Washington.
    During the 2011 season, Webb was used occasionally as part of a "blazer package" specially designed for his unique skillset.
    More Details Hide Details In the Vikings' week 14 game vs the Detroit Lions, starting quarterback Christian Ponder was benched early in the 3rd quarter after throwing 3 interceptions and fumbling once. Webb entered the game with a 31-14 deficit, and proceeded to bring the team back and nearly achieve a victory, throwing his first NFL touchdown pass and rushing for 109 yards including a 65-yard touchdown run (a franchise record for QBs, and the longest run of his career). His 109 rushing yards set a franchise record for most rushing yards in a game by a QB. Webb's efforts ultimately led to a 1st and goal situation at the 1 yard line with 9 seconds in the game and a score of 28-34. On the final play, an uncalled facemask on Webb by the Lions' defense caused him to fumble, ultimately ending the game.
  • 2010
    Age 23
    On December 28, 2010, Webb made his first career start, against the Philadelphia Eagles.
    More Details Hide Details Scoring one rushing touchdown and throwing for 195 yards, he was 17 for 26 with no interceptions. Initially projected to lose by two touchdowns, the Vikings pulled off an upset win, 24-14.
    Webb rushed for his first NFL touchdown as quarterback on December 20, 2010, against the Chicago Bears in Minnesota.
    More Details Hide Details He was filling in for an injured Brett Favre. Webb completed 15 of 26 passes for 129 yards, with two interceptions; he also had six rushing attempts for 38 yards and a touchdown.
    Webb made his NFL debut at quarterback on December 13, 2010 against the New York Giants.
    More Details Hide Details He completed two passes in five attempts for eight yards and also had a 16-yard run.
    Webb's NFL debut was against the Buffalo Bills on December 5, 2010.
    More Details Hide Details He took the opening kickoff – becoming the first Vikings quarterback to return a kickoff – before leaving the game with a hamstring injury.
    On April 24, 2010, Webb was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings, 199th overall in the sixth round of the 2010 NFL Draft.
    More Details Hide Details He was originally drafted as a quarterback/wide receiver prospect, but then head coach Brad Childress announced that Webb would exclusively play quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings.
    Webb wasn't invited to the 2010 NFL combine.
    More Details Hide Details Working out as a wide receiver at UAB Pro Day, some of Webb's numbers would have led other wide receivers' at the NFL combine. His vertical jump of was better than any turned in by a receiver, as was his standing long jump of. Webb's bench press—21 reps at —was the best at his position. Only one other receiver managed 20 reps at the same weight, according to UAB athletic department. Webb also ran the 40-yard dash in 4.43 seconds. Source:
  • 2009
    Age 22
    Webb finished his 2009 senior year season with 5,099 passing yards and 3,427 yards on the ground, the latter the highest season total by a quarterback in NCAA history.
    More Details Hide Details For his career, Webb had 5,771 passing yards and 2,774 rushing yards for a total of 8,545 offensive yards. He also registered 37 passing touchdowns, 24 rushing touchdowns and four receiving scores.
  • 2008
    Age 21
    The 2008 season was Webb's first full season as UAB's quarterback, starting all 12 contests, where he passed the C-USA record for rushing yards by a quarterback in a single season with 1,021 yards.
    More Details Hide Details He was also ranked fourth in the nation for rushing yards for a quarterback. He was voted a permanent season team captain by his Blazer teammates at the end of the season. As a junior, Webb became the first player in NCAA history to pass for more than 2,000 yards and rush for 1,000 in consecutive seasons. Webb was ranked in the top 12 nationally of three statistical categories: total offense (5th), rushing (10th) and passing efficiency (12th).
  • 2007
    Age 20
    During the 2007 season, Webb saw extensive action, playing as a wide receiver, starting seven games and finishing the season with 30 receptions for 459 yards with three touchdown catches.
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  • 2006
    Age 19
    In 2006, he did not get an opportunity to play until the 11th game at Southern Miss, but he was able to start the final two games of the season.
    More Details Hide Details During the season finale at University of Central Florida, he connected on 33 of 51 passes (64.7 percent) for 426 yards with one touchdown pass, a season high for any Blazer quarterback that year.
  • 2005
    Age 18
    Webb enrolled at UAB in 2005 and was redshirted for the 2005 season.
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  • 2004
    Age 17
    He transferred to Wenonah High School in 2004, where he was named honorable mention Class 5A all-state by the Alabama Sports Writers Association.
    More Details Hide Details While attending Wenonah, he led the team to the first round of state playoffs, eventually finishing third in the region. Webb set a school record at Wenonah for touchdowns in one game, throwing four in a 415-yard passing performance. Webb also played basketball and baseball and was a member of the National Honor Society.
  • 2001
    Age 14
    Born to Joseph and Wanda Webb, Webb attended Ensley High School from 2001-2004.
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  • 1986
    Born on November 14, 1986.
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