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  • newSmall-School Spotlight: S Jimmie Ward (Northern Illinois)
    NFL.com Draft Projection: Rounds 6-7 Coming from a small school and being undersized may have Jimmie Ward flying a bit under the radar as the draft approaches. But those who’ve flipped on the film...
    - 9 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 1:55am -
  • Vikings Sign Former Eagles S Kurt Coleman
    The Vikings have signed former Eagles S Kurt Coleman, the club announced today. Coleman started 29-of-59 career regular season games and 1-of-2 playoff games in 4 NFL seasons with the Philadelphia...
    - 1 day ago, 17 Apr 14, 8:15am -
  • Small-School Spotlight: RB Terrance West (Towson)
    NFL.com Draft Projection Rounds 3-4 Not many players, at any level, have ever had the production that Towson running back Terrance West had in his three-year career. With 84 rushing touchdowns, 41...
    - 1 day ago, 17 Apr 14, 5:00am -
  • New Viking Knows New Stadium Allure
    The Vikings are in the midst of building a new stadium, and one of their newest players is familiar with the process. As such, he knows the benefits a new stadium will bring to the community and t...
    - 2 days ago, 16 Apr 14, 8:31am -
  • Mock Madness 6.0 - A Fresh Face Emerges
    Another week has passed and another round of Mock Madness is here. Many of the same names remain and quarterback is the main topic, but this week a new name has emerged and it’s come from a well-r...
    - 2 days ago, 16 Apr 14, 7:06am -
  • Vikings Claim LB Terrell Manning Via San Diego
    The Vikings have claimed LB Terrell Manning via waivers from San Diego, the club announced on Tuesday. Manning has appeared in 6 contests in his first 2 NFL seasons. Manning spent the 2013 season ...
    - 3 days ago, 15 Apr 14, 1:34pm -
  • Vikings Praise Zimmer's Passion, Intensity
    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) - The Minnesota Vikings clearly have the energy, excitement and enthusiasm of a team with a new coaching staff. Springtime is when optimism levels are highest, particularl...
    - 3 days ago, 15 Apr 14, 1:16pm -
  • Vikings Bring Back TE Allen Reisner
    The Vikings have signed free agent TE Allen Reisner, the club announced today.  Reisner rejoins the Vikings after spending the final week of the 2012 season and the entire 2013 season with the Jac...
    - 3 days ago, 15 Apr 14, 12:11pm -
  • Small-School Spotlight: CB Pierre Desir (Lindenwood)
    NFL.com Draft Projection Rounds 3-4 After dominating at the Division II level for the past two seasons, cornerback Pierre Desir has put himself in position to be the first Lindenwood Lion to be dr...
    - 3 days ago, 15 Apr 14, 11:05am -
  • Small-School Spotlight: FS Jonathan Dowling (Western Kentucky)
    Making the big play was no problem for small-school standout Jonathan Dowling. The two-time First-Team All-Sun Belt performer sat out a season in 2010 after transferring from the University of Flo...
    - 4 days ago, 14 Apr 14, 11:13am -

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  • newArizona judge denies bail for Darren Sharper

    Arizona judge denies bail for Darren Sharper

    Former NFL player Darren Sharper currently has so many legal problems that even former NFL player Aaron Hernandez would say, “That guy’s got a lot of legal problems.” Sharper’s problems became more complicated on Thursday. Via Brent Schrotenboer of USA Today, a judge in Arizona determined on Thursday that Sharper should not be released on…
    - 5 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 6:07am -
  • newWhich 2011 first-round picks won’t have the option exercised?

    Which 2011 first-round picks won’t have the option exercised?

    With NFL teams commencing the process of exercising fifth-year options on 2011 first-round picks, the real question becomes which players won’t have the option exercised. So here’s a look at the candidates for getting the Spalding Smails treatment. Broncos linebacker Von Miller:  With a six-game suspension last year and a late-season torn ACL, the Broncos…
    - 17 hours ago, 17 Apr 14, 6:32pm -
  • newPFT’s 2014 NFL Draft visit / workout report is up and running

    PFT’s 2014 NFL Draft visit / workout report is up and running

    As the 2014 NFL Draft approaches, we’re keeping tabs on prospect visits, workouts and meetings conducted by all 32 NFL teams. And to that end, we’ve compiled a working list of prospects linked to clubs that we’ll update until the draft begins on Thursday, May 8. With every team talking to scores of draft-eligible players,…
    - 18 hours ago, 17 Apr 14, 4:58pm -
  • newSheriff confirms McNabb served one day for misdemeanor DUI

    Sheriff confirms McNabb served one day for misdemeanor DUI

    Former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb spent a day in jail this week as a sentence for driving under the influence. Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio confirmed in a statement that McNabb was booked in the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office Detention facility on and was released from county jail after serving one day for a misdemeanor…
    - 19 hours ago, 17 Apr 14, 4:22pm -
  • new2014 NFL Draft visits / workouts

    2014 NFL Draft visits / workouts

    The following is an unofficial list of conducted or planned predraft meetings, visits and workouts as reported by various teams and media outlets. The list will be updated up until the draft, which will be conducted from May 8-10 in New York. Workouts are designated by a “W,” while visits are denoted with “V.” In…
    - 21 hours ago, 17 Apr 14, 2:33pm -
  • RB-needy teams left to focus on the draft

    RB-needy teams left to focus on the draft

    There has been much said about running backs having a tough go of it in free agency, and in case we had forgotten, we were reminded with Chris Johnson taking more than a week to find a new team. Johnson, who was PFT’s No. 34-ranked free agent, signed a two-year, $8 million deal with the…
    - 2 days ago, 16 Apr 14, 3:37pm -
  • Packers had some interest in Freeman if Flynn didn’t stay

    Packers had some interest in Freeman if Flynn didn’t stay

    As it turns out, Matt Flynn and Josh Freeman were two men for two jobs. But they could have easily reversed roles, as it turns out. Flynn decided yesterday to stay with the Packers, and Freeman just took advantage of the void in New York to agree with the Giants moments ago. But according to…
    - 2 days ago, 16 Apr 14, 9:36am -
  • Giants, Josh Freeman getting close to a deal

    Giants, Josh Freeman getting close to a deal

    Free agent quarterback Josh Freeman is finally getting close to finding a new home. Adam Caplan of ESPN reports that Freeman and the Giants are working toward a deal that should be completed within the next day or so. That Freeman is about to sign with the Giants, where Eli Manning is firmly established as…
    - 2 days ago, 16 Apr 14, 8:56am -
  • Derek Carr isn’t lacking in confidence

    Derek Carr isn’t lacking in confidence

    When it comes to the 2014 crop of rookie quarterbacks, most consider three of them to be at the top of the heap:  Teddy Bridgewater, Blake Bortles, and Johnny Manziel. There’s a fourth guy who believes he’s better than all of them. Appearing on NFL Network on Tuesday, Fresno State’s Derek Carr was asked whether…
    - 3 days ago, 15 Apr 14, 7:55pm -
  • Vikings claim Terrell Manning off waivers

    Vikings claim Terrell Manning off waivers

    It won’t make the kind of splash that signing Brett Favre did, but the Vikings have added another former member of the Packers to their roster after he spent a season playing in the AFC. The Vikings have been awarded linebacker Terrell Manning off of waivers one day after he was let go by the…
    - 3 days ago, 15 Apr 14, 2:00pm -

Scout.com - Minnesota Vikings

  • newHead-to-head-to-head: The big 3 QBs
    Just about every draft analyst has the Vikings taking a quarterback, most of them selecting a QB with the eighth pick. So who is the best fit for the Vikings moving forward? Blake Bortles? Johnny Manziel? Teddy Bridgewater?
    - 1 hour ago, 18 Apr 14, 9:42am -
  • newNFL projection rankings: Guards
    Projections for the guard prospects in the draft based on their long-term NFL futures, not their immediate draft status. Included are the agility numbers from the NFL Scouting Combine.
    - 6 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 5:27am -
  • newNFL Draft Report Dream Team: Seferian-Jenkins
    Why Austin Seferian-Jenkins over Eric Ebron or Jace Amaro as the draft’s top tight end? Here are 15 segments from the league’s official scouting report, authored by longtime head scout Dave-Te’ Thomas, plus a Hall of Fame comparison.
    - 6 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 5:17am -
  • newPositional analysis: Guards
    There might not be a guard taken in the first round, but after that there are plenty of viable options. But in the middle rounds, the position is littered with talent that has significant injury issues.
    - 6 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 5:07am -
  • newBrinkley wants chance to start in new system
    Jasper Brinkley returns to Minnesota with a new system in place, one he thinks will suit his skills better.
    - 23 hours ago, 17 Apr 14, 11:57am -
  • Metrodome demolition reaches completion
    The last pieces of the Metrodome are done being hauled away from the site of the Vikings’ new stadium.
    - 1 day ago, 17 Apr 14, 8:59am -
  • NFL projection rankings: Tight ends
    Projections for tight end prospects based on their long-term NFL future, not their draft status.
    - 1 day ago, 17 Apr 14, 5:42am -
  • Josh Freeman spells bad news for the Giants
    With Eli Manning dogged by an ankle injury, the New York Giants were desperate to find a viable backup option for the two-time Super Bowl MVP. Find out why veteran gunslinger Josh Freeman is more of a problem, than a solution for Big Blue.
    - 1 day ago, 17 Apr 14, 5:39am -
  • Head-to-head: Mack vs. Barr
    The Vikings could very well go defense with their first pick of the draft. If that’s the case, two linebackers, Khalil Mack and Anthony Barr, would receive heavy consideration. We examine what they would bring to the team and what they did in college.
    - 1 day ago, 17 Apr 14, 5:08am -
  • Positional analysis: Tight ends
    While tight end has gained importance in the NFL in recent years, the 2014 class of prospects isn’t very deep with top-end talent. Only two or three come without many questions or concerns. We examine the strengths and weaknesses, stats, agility and projections of the top 10 tight end prospects.
    - 1 day ago, 17 Apr 14, 5:01am -

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  • Vikings: Lawsuit won't affect team or stadium plan
    The Minnesota Vikings say a civil lawsuit against some membersof their ownership group will not affect the team's finances orplans for a new stadium.
    - 7 Aug 13, 6:21am -
  • Vikings WR Thielen on rise despite D-II background
    (Eds: With AP Photos.) By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Pro Football Writer Cordarrelle Patterson and fellow rookie wide receiver Adam Thielen are training camp roommates with the Minnesota Vikings.
    - 6 Aug 13, 8:57pm -
  • Pick 6: Small college rookies with roster chance
    (Eds: Edits Rontez Miles section to add more details on half-brother. With AP Photos.) By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Pro Football Writer The Pro Football Hall of Fame includes plenty of members who learned the game at smaller schools, and there are scores of others who carved out solid NFL careers despite coming from places that don't get attention the way the powerhouse programs do.
    - 6 Aug 13, 8:03pm -
  • Vikings bring back linebacker Stanford Keglar
    The Minnesota Vikings have signed linebacker Stanford Keglar,starting his second stint with the team this summer.
    - 6 Aug 13, 9:09am -
  • Matured Griffen gives Vikings potential future cog
    (Eds: Updates with quotes, details, background.) By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Pro Football Writer For Everson Griffen, becoming an established and productive player for the Minnesota Vikings was like the quarterback he's trained to chase.
    - 5 Aug 13, 5:03pm -
  • Post-Kluwe Vikings confident in rookie punter
    (Updates with rest of story.) By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Pro Football Writer The Minnesota Vikings still have a UCLA-educated punter with an erudite degree, one whose background was in soccer before trying his leg at another sport.
    - 3 Aug 13, 10:25am -
  • Jennings apologizes for Rodgers' jab
    Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Greg Jennings apologized, throughcomments to the media, for his recent remarks about Green BayPackers Aaron Rodgers -- going so far as to call him by name thistime.
    - 2 Aug 13, 4:41am -
  • Vikings OL Love gets 4-game ban
    Minnesota Vikings offensive tackle DeMarcus Love has beensuspended without pay for four games for violating the NFL's policyon performance enhancing drugs.
    - 1 Aug 13, 9:01am -
  • 2013 Fantasy Football Rankings Analysis
    Ryan Fowler reviews the first batch of 2013 fantasy footballrankings published by the FOX Sports team.
    - 1 Jul 13, 9:57am -
  • 2013 Fantasy Football Top 200 Rankings
    Check out FOXSports.com's 2013 fantasy football Top 200 rankings.
    - 28 Jun 13, 12:07pm -

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Yahoo - Vikings

  • newDraft: Bengals could go CB again (The SportsXchange)
    Part of a team-by-team series, analyzing the needs and prospects to watch for each NFL team entering the 2014 draft. Since Marvin Lewis took the Bengals head coaching job, his career win-loss record is above .500 (89-85), but his playoff record is another question (0-5). So what will it take for Cincinnati to get over the hump? The Bengals are forced to fill several holes this off-season, losing DE Michael Johnson, OT Anthony Collins, LB James Harrison and G/C Kyle Cook.
    - 3 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 8:03am -
  • newThursday's Sports In Brief (The Associated Press)
    MIAMI (AP) -- The smugglers who helped Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig leave Cuba on a speedboat have made death threats against him and against a Cuban boxer who says he defected with Puig, according to court documents.
    - 11 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 12:17am -
  • newSilva's Two-Round Mock Draft (Rotoworld)
    With the NFL draft just under three weeks away, Evan Silva unveils his updated two-round mock.
    - 14 hours ago, 17 Apr 14, 9:41pm -
  • newEx-quarterback McNabb spends day in Arizona jail (The Associated Press)
    Former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb was released Thursday from an Arizona jail after serving a one-day sentence for a DUI arrest late last year. Records released by West Mesa Justice Court show McNabb served his time Wednesday and was released about 1:30 a.m. Thursday. McNabb, 37, was arrested Dec. 15 in the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community east of Phoenix, according to court records. A copy of the citation shows McNabb was stopped on the Loop 101 freeway just after 3 a.m. and radar clocked his Range Rover at 81 mph in a 65-mph zone.
    - 16 hours ago, 17 Apr 14, 7:29pm -
  • newNFL roundup: Chad Johnson catches on in CFL (The SportsXchange)
    Chad Johnson is headed across the border to resume his football career. The former NFL wide receiver signed a contract on Thursday with the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League after working out for the team in Florida earlier this week.
    - 19 hours ago, 17 Apr 14, 4:38pm -
  • newCSN Mock Draft 9.0: Ravens looking Irish? (Comcast SportsNet Mid Atlantic)
    Though my mind would be clearer if the NFL would stop teasing us andjust release the 2014 schedule already, I stayed focused long enough to put together the latestCSNbaltimore 2014 mock draft. Click on through to see how the first two rounds of version 9.0 unfold atthis point in the process, but first...
    - 21 hours ago, 17 Apr 14, 2:38pm -
  • newCSN Mock Draft 9.0: Redskins go offense or defense? (Comcast SportsNet Mid Atlantic)
    Even though my footwork isn't what it used to be - thanks a lot, Shanahans-, I still managed to stay upright long enough to put together the latest CSNwashington 2014 mock draft.
    - 21 hours ago, 17 Apr 14, 2:34pm -
  • newJaguars release LB Allen (The SportsXchange)
    The Jacksonville Jaguars released starting outside linebacker Russell Allen, defensive end D'Aundre Reed, defensive end Will Pericak and wide receiver Jabin Sambrano on Thursday.
    - 21 hours ago, 17 Apr 14, 2:28pm -
  • newVikings sign safety Kurt Coleman (The Associated Press)
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Minnesota Vikings have signed former Philadelphia Eagles safety Kurt Coleman.
    - 23 hours ago, 17 Apr 14, 12:13pm -
  • newMetrodome demolition reaches completion early (The Associated Press)
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Metrodome is no more.
    - 24 hours ago, 17 Apr 14, 11:26am -

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  • newMinnesota Vikings News and Links, 4/18

    Minnesota Vikings News and Links, 4/18

    All the Vikings news that's fit to talk about, all right hereWe hit the end of the work week, and after yesterday, it can't come soon enough. Man, I had a busy day. Anyhow, since we last brought you an open thread:The Vikings pre-season is fully set, with opponents, dates, and times.Mel Kiper, Jr., put out his latest mock draft, and we discussed it..Mark also did a Vikings mock draft. I like his better than Kiper's.We tried to make the case for Michigan State's Darqueze Dennard.We're rounding out the Top 30 on our 2014 Daily Norseman Big Board.From elsewhere around Vikings Lan…
    - 7 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 4:00am -
  • new2014 Daily Norseman Big Board: Spots 26-30

    2014 Daily Norseman Big Board: Spots 26-30

    We've added five more names to our Daily Norseman Big Board for the 2014 NFL Draft. Here are those names, after 360 people cast their ballots. Player Name2122232425TotalRa'Shede Hageman, DT, Minnesota4539363725588Eric Ebron, TE, North Carolina7619251616579Jason Verrett, CB, Texas Christian3036393424503Kony Ealy, DE, Missouri3637243628500Louis Nix, DT, Notre Dame2539413325495A close battle amongst some pretty talented players, and some surprising names continue to get pushed down the list.So, with that, our big board now loo…
    - 8 hours ago, 18 Apr 14, 3:00am -
  • newVikings Daily Mock 4.17

    Vikings Daily Mock 4.17

    These are not as 'daily" as I had hoped. They are still fun for me though. I am trying to be MOAR realistic as we get closer to the draft but it is hard to define what that is to be honest. Everyone has their idea which is cool.I use the http://fanspeak.com/ontheclock/ site to do the draft. They have a premium feature that allows for trades. They have 3 big boards you can choose to use for the player rankings (fanspeak, walterfootball, & optimumscouting).In this mock I used the walterfootball big board.1ST TRADE - 1.8 TO THE RAMS FOR 1.13 &…
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  • Vikings 2014 Preseason Dates, Times Announced

    Vikings 2014 Preseason Dates, Times Announced

    We now have specific dates and times to go along with the opponents on the 2014 Vikings preseason schedule.Last Wednesday the NFL announced the 2014 preseason schedule. Well, at least most of it.As we told you back on April 9, we already know who the Vikings will play to warm up for the 2014 season. But we didn't know specific dates and times until today.Here's the updated, and now complete, 2014 Minnesota Vikings preseason schedule (all times Central):DateTimeOpponentFriday, August 87:00 P.M.vs. Oakland RaidersSaturday, August 167:30 P.M.vs. Arizona CardinalsSatur…
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  • Minnesota Vikings Mock Draft: Kiper's Latest Pick Is Blake Bortles

    Minnesota Vikings Mock Draft: Kiper's Latest Pick Is Blake Bortles

    Bortles has been all over the place in mock drafts, and now he lands in Minnesota, at least according to the well coiffed oneESPN's Mel Kiper, Jr put out another mock draft today, this one a  two round version.  Since it's behind a paywall, I can't give you the whole thing, but I can tell you he picked Blake Bortles to the Vikings at number eight.  For the record, he had Khalil Mack and Johnny Manziel off the board, but Teddy Bridgewater and Derek Carr were available. Says Kiper:The combination of Matt Cassel and Christian Ponder will provide a bridge to Bortles, a player I believ…
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  • Minnesota Vikings Draft: Making The Case For Darqueze Dennard

    Minnesota Vikings Draft: Making The Case For Darqueze Dennard

    Even with a marquee cornerback signing during the early days of free agency, the Vikings still need players in the secondary. Darqueze Dennard meets that requirementThere are a lot of ways the Vikings draft can go in a few weeks.  You can make an argument for a number of positions, and almost all of them are valid as to why player X at position Y needs to be the first guy drafted.But one huge position of need, cornerback, seemed to have been taken care of in free agency.  Or if not taken care of, at least the need was greatly mitigated.  The Vikings went out and signed Captain Munne…
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  • Minnesota Vikings News and Links, 4/17

    Minnesota Vikings News and Links, 4/17

    Only THREE MORE WEEKS UNTIL THE 2014 NFL DRAFT! And then. . .another two months (or so) of waiting for Training Camp. Still, it's better than nothing, I guess.Since the last time we brought you an Open Thread. . .-The Minnesota Vikings' draft party for this year is going to be held at the Minneapolis Convention Center. Ted has the details here. Don't try to go to the Metrodome. . .it's not there any more.-Vikings' guard Josh Samuda suffered what we'll just term a bad ankle injury. Eric has pictures and video here. If ye be weak of stomach, ye might want to avoid it.-We're marching on…
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  • 2014 Daily Norseman Big Board: Spots 21-25

    2014 Daily Norseman Big Board: Spots 21-25

    First off, here are the results of our most recent poll for our 2014 Daily Norseman Big Board. Player Name1617181920TotalDerek Carr, QB, Fresno State238504722361611Ryan Shazier, OLB, Ohio State5062475365810Calvin Pryor, S, Louisville4843494838693Kyle Fuller, CB, Virginia Tech2361454936628Xavier Su'a-Filo, OG, UCLA2145525444593 No surprise that Derek Carr sort of ran away with this one. Just a victim of the method we're using to determine this. As I've said, it's not perfect, but it's the system we're using.With that, the…
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