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  • Adrian Peterson is perplexed that people doubt him

    Adrian Peterson is perplexed that people doubt him

    Vikings running back Adrian Peterson knows a lot of people doubt he can ever return to his past greatness, but he doesn’t understand why. Peterson told Josina Anderson of ESPN he’s perplexed by that talk. Peterson notes that he has previously recovered from a serious knee injury to have an MVP season, and he notes…
    - 2 days ago, 24 Feb 17, 12:11pm -
  • Are Vikings fans ready to move on from Adrian Peterson?

    Are Vikings fans ready to move on from Adrian Peterson?

    The Vikings have yet to offer running back Adrian Peterson a contract that would pay him less than the $18 million he is due to earn in 2017. It’s unclear whether they will. From a P.R. standpoint, there’s a good reason for the Vikings to make Peterson an offer, even if it’s an offer he…
    - 2 days ago, 24 Feb 17, 9:33am -
  • Vikings G.M. has taken a long look at how he’s acquired linemen

    Vikings G.M. has taken a long look at how he’s acquired linemen

    The Vikings have skill position problems, sure. But last year was also enough of a mess that General Manager Rick Spielman is thinking about changing the way he evaluates other positions. According to Matt Vensel of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, the Vikings G.M. acknowledged their offensive line issues last season, and studied other rosters to see…
    - 2 days ago, 24 Feb 17, 4:39am -
  • Rick Spielman: “Everything’s in flux” with Sam Bradford beyond 2017

    Rick Spielman: “Everything’s in flux” with Sam Bradford beyond 2017

    Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman said Thursday that the Vikings haven’t decided what they’ll do with running back Adrian Peterson and the same is true when it comes to quarterback Sam Bradford beyond the 2017 season. Bradford is entering the final year of his contract and the uncertainty about Teddy Bridgewater’s health means that the…
    - 3 days ago, 23 Feb 17, 1:20pm -
  • Vikings haven’t decided what to do with Adrian Peterson

    Vikings haven’t decided what to do with Adrian Peterson

    Will Adrian Peterson still be a Minnesota Viking when the team gets to work on the 2017 season? They don’t know yet. That’s the word from Vikings G.M. Rick Spielman, who told reporters today that the team still needs to make its decision. Unless Peterson is willing to take a big pay cut, it’s hard…
    - 3 days ago, 23 Feb 17, 11:32am -
  • Mike Zimmer: Maybe I didn’t do enough last offseason

    Mike Zimmer: Maybe I didn’t do enough last offseason

    The Vikings slipped from a division title in 2015 and 5-0 start to the 2016 season to an 8-8 finish that left them outside of the postseason. That’s left coach Mike Zimmer and the rest of his staff with a clear goal for the 2017 season and the coach said in an interview with the…
    - 4 days ago, 22 Feb 17, 8:03am -
  • Pat Shurmur expects “great improvements” from Laquon Treadwell

    Pat Shurmur expects “great improvements” from Laquon Treadwell

    In 2015, fifth-round Vikings rookie receiver Stefon Diggs had a major impact in his first season. In 2016, first-round Vikings rookie receiver Laquon Treadwell did not. With offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur going from “interim” to “permanent” (as permanent as the job ever is), Shurmur expects Treadwell to take a major step in 2017. “[Treadwell] is…
    - 5 days ago, 21 Feb 17, 9:42am -
  • Geoff Schwartz announces he’s retired

    Geoff Schwartz announces he’s retired

    After offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz was released by the Lions before the start of the 2016 season, he thought he’d get a look from another team looking for experienced help on their offensive front. That call never came, however. Schwartz chalked it up to the injuries that limited him to 13 games with the Giants…
    - 5 days ago, 21 Feb 17, 9:38am -
  • K’Waun Williams has four contract offers, including Jets

    K’Waun Williams has four contract offers, including Jets

    There have been visits, and some other suggestions of interest in former Browns cornerback K’Waun Williams. But some teams have finally made tangible expressions of their desire. According to Darryl Slater of NJ.com, the Jets have offered the free agent corner a contract, one of four teams to do so. He also visited the Lions, and the…
    - 5 days ago, 21 Feb 17, 3:58am -
  • Pat Shurmur focusing on new approach for Vikings offense

    Pat Shurmur focusing on new approach for Vikings offense

    The Minnesota Vikings offense floundered in 2016 for a myriad of reasons. Adrian Peterson missed most of the season to injury, Norv Turner resigned as offensive coordinator midseason, Teddy Bridgewater was lost for the year in the preseason and an offensive line that only resembled blockers far too often were among the biggest issues the…
    - 5 days ago, 20 Feb 17, 11:18pm -

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  • newMen in the middle: Scouting free-agent MLBs

    Men in the middle: Scouting free-agent MLBs

    The Vikings aren't in the pressing-need category for a middle linebacker, but with Audie Cole a free agent and Mike Zimmer looking to amass troops, it isn't out of the question.
    - 15 hours ago, 25 Feb 17, 10:11am -
  • newNotebook: Zimmer holding off on surgery

    Notebook: Zimmer holding off on surgery

    Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer is holding off on another eye surgery until after the heavy travel period; and we also look at the futures of Chad Greenway and Adam Thielen.
    - 17 hours ago, 25 Feb 17, 8:36am -
  • Podcast: Keys to Shurmur, keys for Souhan

    Podcast: Keys to Shurmur, keys for Souhan

    Jim Souhan arrives late, rants on technology and we eventually dive into Pat Shurmur’s strengths and more Minnesota Vikings topics.
    - 2 days ago, 24 Feb 17, 8:32am -
  • Spielman saw progress in Kalil before injury

    Spielman saw progress in Kalil before injury

    The Minnesota Vikings will be looking for a left tackle in free agency, but that might not exclude their own free agent, Matt Kalil.
    - 2 days ago, 24 Feb 17, 7:15am -
  • Outside Linebacker: Replacing Greenway

    Outside Linebacker: Replacing Greenway

    It’s been almost two months since the Vikings’ last game and we’re still waiting for the announcement of Chad Greenway’s retirement. Who will replace him? There are candidates.
    - 2 days ago, 23 Feb 17, 10:44pm -
  • Mailbag: Reader's Questions on the Texans

    Mailbag: Reader's Questions on the Texans

    Opening the mailbag to answer reader's questions on the Houston Texans
    - 2 days ago, 23 Feb 17, 8:34pm -
  • Spielman: Bradford in prime of his career

    Spielman: Bradford in prime of his career

    With the benefit of hindsight, Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman said he would do the Sam Bradford trade again in a millisecond.
    - 2 days ago, 23 Feb 17, 5:15pm -
  • Spielman: Peterson ‘will always be a Viking’

    Spielman: Peterson ‘will always be a Viking’

    While it appears the Minnesota Vikings have made a decision on Adrian Peterson’s future – or lack of it – with the team, they aren’t ready to announce it.
    - 2 days ago, 23 Feb 17, 2:46pm -
  • Bridgewater not doing QB activities yet

    Bridgewater not doing QB activities yet

    While the Minnesota Vikings don’t have any timeline on Teddy Bridgewater’s return to football, he continues to rehab.
    - 3 days ago, 23 Feb 17, 12:09pm -
  • 4-Star Kristian Pechac One Of Midwest's Best

    4-Star Kristian Pechac One Of Midwest's Best

    One of the top prospects in the Midwest is Indiana runningback Kristian Pechac, and the offers are rolling in for the 2018 recruit.
    - 3 days ago, 23 Feb 17, 6:45am -

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  • NFL-National Football League roundup (Reuters)
    Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill passed a battery of tests on his ACL and Grade 2 MCL sprain and is expected to be available for all of the team's offseason program, the Miami Herald reported on Thursday. Tannehill missed the Dolphins' last three regular-season games and their playoff loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers with a severe knee sprain. The 28-year-old elected against full reconstructive surgery and instead opted for rehabilitation with adult stem cell treatment, the Miami Herald reported.
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  • Vikings GM says Adrian Peterson's status not yet decided (The Associated Press)
    Time is running out for Adrian Peterson and the Vikings to work out a way for the venerable running back to stay in Minnesota. General manager Rick Spielman sounded Thursday a little like he was eulogizing the franchise's all-time leading rusher. ''In my mind, regardless of whether Adrian is here or not here next year because of whatever happens, he will always be a Minnesota Viking,'' Spielman said.
    - 2 days ago, 23 Feb 17, 3:14pm -
  • Vikings hire ex-Purdue coach Darrell Hazell to supervise WRs (The Associated Press)
    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) -- The Minnesota Vikings have hired former Purdue head coach Darrell Hazell as their wide receivers coach.
    - 2 days ago, 23 Feb 17, 1:57pm -
  • Lions sign offensive tackle Pierce Burton (The Associated Press)
    ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) -- The Detroit Lions have signed offensive tackle Pierce Burton.
    - 2 days ago, 23 Feb 17, 1:30pm -
  • Dayton taps ex-Minnesota court chief for stadium agency (The Associated Press)
    Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton tapped former state Supreme Court Chief Justice Kathleen Blatz to be interim chairwoman of the state's embattled oversight agency of the Minnesota Vikings' stadium on Thursday, installing a fresh face to lead a board that's been wracked by ethical questions surrounding the use of luxury suites for friends and family. Blatz will replace Michele Kelm-Helgen, the chairwoman of the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority since the $1.1 billion facility was authorized in 2012. Both Kelm-Helgen and executive director Ted Mondale resigned last week following a scathing repo…
    - 3 days ago, 23 Feb 17, 12:55pm -
  • Uncertainty over Vikings stadium leadership after dustup (The Associated Press)
    There's some uncertainty over who will run the Minnesota Vikings' new stadium after a dustup over the oversight authority's use of luxury suites culminated in the exit of two top officials. Michele Kelm-Helgen and Ted Mondale resigned from the Minnesota Sports Facilitates Authority on Thursday, months after the use of suites was first revealed in November. Meanwhile, Republican lawmakers in Minnesota are still pushing to drastically reshape the authority, giving themselves power to appoint many members.
    - 8 days ago, 18 Feb 17, 9:17am -
  • Amid suite heat, top Vikings stadium leaders resign (The Associated Press)
    The two top leaders of the authority overseeing the Minnesota Vikings' stadium resigned abruptly Thursday after weeks of criticism over the questionable use of luxury suites by officials' family and friends, a practice that auditors labeled an ethical violation. Authority Chairwoman Michele Kelm-Helgen announced her resignation first in a Thursday morning letter, saying it was in the public interest for her to step down from the Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority. Hours later, executive director Ted Mondale announced his own exit as top Republicans charting massive changes to stadium gove…
    - 9 days ago, 16 Feb 17, 2:53pm -
  • The Latest: Dayton says he didn't ask for stadium departures (The Associated Press)
    Gov. Mark Dayton says he didn't ask for the resignations of two top leaders from the Minnesota Vikings' stadium oversight authority. Chairwoman Michele Kelm-Helgen announced her resignation Thursday in a statement, and executive director Ted Mondale followed suit hours later. It follows months of controversy over public officials' use of luxury suites for friends and family members.
    - 9 days ago, 16 Feb 17, 2:16pm -
  • Steelers already working on new contract for Antonio Brown (The Associated Press)
    The Pittsburgh Steelers are following through on their promise to offer All-Pro wide receiver Antonio Brown a new contract. General manager Kevin Colbert said Thursday the team has already begun negotiations with Brown, who has one year left on the $42 million deal that began in 2013. The 28-year-old Brown is coming off his fourth straight season of at least 100 receptions.
    - 10 days ago, 16 Feb 17, 12:28pm -
  • Adrian Peterson, under contract for now with Vikings, sends curious tweet about Giants (Shutdown Corner)
    Anyone can go on Twitter and opine about an NFL team’s offseason moves. That’s the beauty of social media.
    - 10 days ago, 15 Feb 17, 6:57pm -

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  • newLooking At Walter Football’s Mock Drafts For The Minnesota Vikings

    Looking At Walter Football’s Mock Drafts For The Minnesota Vikings

    Let’s find a couple of mock drafts and see who some draftniks have the purple selecting at this early stage. We’re still a week away from the start of the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine and 60 days away from the start of the 2017 NFL Draft. We’re not sure what the Minnesota Vikings (or any other team for that matter) will be doing this offseason, but people certainly aren’t going to let that stop them from putting together some mock drafts for people to chew on.Since things are a little slow here leading up to the start of the Combine and free agency, let’s take a look at a couple…
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  • Minnesota Vikings’ 2017 NFL Draft Picks (Somewhat) Finalized

    Minnesota Vikings’ 2017 NFL Draft Picks (Somewhat) Finalized

    With the announcement of compensatory picks, we know where all eight of the purple’s picks now lie. Almost. On Friday, the National Football League announced the 32 compensatory picks that they were doling out to bring the 2017 NFL Draft to 256 253 overall selections (three teams have lost picks for various infractions). As usual, the Minnesota Vikings received no compensatory picks, but they did get a little bit of clarity as to where their picks are going to lie.We now know that the Miami Dolphins, who the Vikings acquired picks from in the 2016 NFL Draft, did not receive a compensa…
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  • RickSpeak, Starring Vikings GM Rick Spielman

    RickSpeak, Starring Vikings GM Rick Spielman

    Chris Spielman's brother held court with the local media on Thursday. Let's break down what he said. The art of deception and lying is one that takes years to master and perfect. Some people never do, and you can tell the second they open their grocery hole they're a terrible liar. Some people are okay at it, and can tell a little white lie, maybe, but not a big one.And some people are masters at it, creating a web of bullshit so convincing, so complete, that it's almost impossible to separate from the truth. These people usually end up becoming politicians, but some become the general…
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  • Spielman: “Still No Timetable” On Teddy Bridgewater

    Spielman: “Still No Timetable” On Teddy Bridgewater

    Despite a few reports, the Vikings’ GM hasn’t made any declarations about the quarterback. During the same press conference on Thursday that we referenced earlier, Minnesota Vikings’ GM Rick Spielman was asked about the status of injured quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. Bridgewater suffered a terrible non-contact knee injury at the end of August, and there has been speculation about when. . .or even if. . .Bridgewater would be able to take the field again.If Spielman knows anything about it, he isn’t saying."I know where he's at today. No one knows where he's going to be three m…
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  • ESPN: Peterson, Vikings Haven’t Talked Contract

    ESPN: Peterson, Vikings Haven’t Talked Contract

    Ben Goessling is reporting that the two sides have not discussed the running back’s deal. In a post that I did here a few days ago, I stated that I thought it was a foregone conclusion that the Minnesota Vikings and running back Adrian Peterson had already started discussing Peterson’s contract for the 2017 season. Peterson’s base salary of $11.75 million has to be picked up by the team before the start of the new league year, and he’s due a $6 million roster bonus on 11 March.According to Ben Goessling of ESPN, Peterson and the Vikings have not, in fact, talked about a contract…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Feb 17, 7:00pm -
  • Vikings Off Season Plan v3.0

    Vikings Off Season Plan v3.0

    As we get closer to the combine which starts March 3rd there is a lot of speculation and debate on various fan sites about which players the Vikings might release, ask to restructure their contract, possibly try to trade, and sign as free agents. The obvious areas that need the most attention is upgrading the offensive line and doing something about Adrian Peterson's contract.First I want to mention the current cap space which spotrac has at 23.153 mil for the top 51 (overthecap has the same for the top 51).In this plan I am going to look by position group and make suggestions.  Some pl…
    - 2 days ago, 23 Feb 17, 3:26pm -
  • Thursday Open Thread: February 23, 2017

    Thursday Open Thread: February 23, 2017

    I can smell Friday from here...... Happy Friday-eve everyone!It’s finally Thorsday, as we trudge through another week of the pre-baseball part of this long NFL off-season. There’s still no word on the Peterson situation as the March 9 deadline inches closer and closer.Here's a full schedule of the combine, from SI.com:Feb. 28: Day one players arrive: Place kicking, special teams, offensive linemen, running backs. March 1: Day two players arrive: Quarterbacks, wide receivers, tight ends.March 2: Day three players arrive: Defensive line and linebackers.March 3: Day four players…
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  • More Minnesota Vikings Offseason Advice From ESPN

    More Minnesota Vikings Offseason Advice From ESPN

    The four-letter has more suggestions for how the Vikings can improve themselves this offseason. To follow up our article from yesterday about the Minnesota Vikings’ offseason, we have a look at some more suggestions from the folks from Bristol about how the purple should handle business this offseason. This one comes from our close, personal friend (™ Sid Hartman) Bill Barnwell, who now writes for ESPN. He has five suggestions for each NFC North team for this offseason, and since we really don’t care about the other three teams at the present time, let’s take a look at his sugges…
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  • Vikings GM: Laquon Treadwell will 'be a good player'
    The Vikings have some major issues this offseason, but general manager Rick Spielman doesn't plan on overlooking their 2016 first-round pick, Laquon Treadwell.
    - 2 days ago, 24 Feb 17, 4:50am -
  • Adrian Peterson, Vikings haven't discussed contract
    The Minnesota Vikings and Adrian Peterson have yet to discuss if they plan on continuing their relationship in 2017. General manager Rick Spielman hasn't spoke to Peterson or his representatives, per a report.
    - 3 days ago, 23 Feb 17, 12:41pm -
  • Vikings GM: Everybody hopes Bridgewater plays again
    The Vikings don't have a timeline for franchise quarterback Teddy Bridgewater's return from a knee injury. General manager Rick Spielman declines to say with certainty if he'll play again.
    - 3 days ago, 23 Feb 17, 11:15am -
  • Mike Zimmer: Vikings 'have to run the ball better'
    Vikings coach Mike Zimmer knows his team has to run the ball better in order to be more competitive next season. Minnesota's running backs were often hit in the backfield on rushing attempts.
    - 3 days ago, 23 Feb 17, 6:53am -
  • Munnerlyn: NFL realizing importance of nickel backs
    Vikings cornerback Captain Munnerlyn is advocating for nickel cornerbacks everywhere. He hopes Minnesota will value his talent and bring him back next season.
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  • Pat Shurmur: Full offseason will help Sam Bradford
    Sam Bradford was more or less thrown into the fire after being acquired by the Vikings just before the season started. Offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur says a full offseason will help the QB.
    - 5 days ago, 21 Feb 17, 5:52am -
  • Adrian Peterson: Giants making 'interesting' moves
    Vikings running back Adrian Peterson sent out an interesting tweet Wednesday, commenting on the Giants' "interesting" offseason moves. What did the running back's tweet mean?
    - 10 days ago, 16 Feb 17, 6:29am -
  • Vikings release linemen Brandon Fusco, Mike Harris
    The offseason makeover of the Vikings' offensive line is underway. Minnesota released guards Brandon Fusco and Mike Harris, the team announced Friday.
    - 16 days ago, 10 Feb 17, 12:53pm -
  • Vikings' Patterson: I could 'take my talents elsewhere'
    Cordarrelle Patterson was a fan of the Pat Shurmuur-led Vikings offense. But if the wideout is not in the team's plans, then Patterson won't hesitate test the open market.
    - 32 days ago, 25 Jan 17, 1:13pm -
  • Vikings' Spielman: We must address the offensive line
    Rick Spielman tried to upgrade the Minnesota Vikings offensive line last offseason. The attempt failed. He heads into 2017 needing to address his blocking unit once again.
    - 32 days ago, 25 Jan 17, 6:04am -