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Craig: A case for Bortles or Bridgewater at No. 8 to the Vikings
9 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
This might be the most unpredictable draft in recent memory because of the uncertainty surrounding its quarterbacks.

Poll: Which quarterback is best in the NFL draft?
10 hours ago   Vikings/NFL


Ranking the top quarterbacks in the NFL draft
19 hours ago   Vikings/NFL


The risk/reward of Johnny Manziel
19 hours ago   Vikings/NFL


Breaking down the top QBs in the NFL Draft
23 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
Vikings reporter Master Tesfatsion breaks down his top three quarterbacks in the 2014 NFL Draft.

Chart: Height-challenged quarterbacks
1 day ago   Vikings/NFL


Vikings will pay to supersize stadium video screens
2 days ago   Vikings/NFL


Cole discusses benefits that two-week head start had for Vikings linebackers
2 days ago   Vikings/NFL
Having a new coaching staff allowed Vikings an extra two weeks of working with players.

Will the Vikings exercise 2015 option for Christian Ponder?
2 days ago   Vikings/NFL
The Vikings have yet to exercise Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder’s fifth year option, according to the NFL Players Association’s records. The deadline to do so for. […]

Minnesota Vikings’ Best and Worst Draft Picks of the Last Decade
2 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings are patiently waiting for the upcoming 2014 NFL draft, which will be held May 8-10 at Radio City Music Hall in New York. The goal of every team is to. […]

Small-School Spotlight: S Jimmie Ward (Northern Illinois)
3 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Mike Wobschall
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 wh. […]

Minnesota Vikings: How Rick Spielman Can Win the 2014 Draft
3 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
For Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman and his staff, the 2014 NFL draft is almost a no-lose proposition.  That’s certainly not to say that the Vikings don’t. […]

Kiper’s latest mock draft: Vikings pick Blake Bortles
3 days ago   Vikings/NFL
ESPN’s Mel Kiper has the Vikings drafting Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles with the eighth overall pick in his latest mock draft.

Vikings Sign Former Eagles S Kurt Coleman
3 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
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 seaso. […]

Small-School Spotlight: RB Terrance West (Towson)
3 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Sam Newton
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 8. […]

Assigning Odds to Potential Minnesota Vikings 1st-Round Pick
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
So, in case you didn’t know, there is this NFL draft coming up on May 8.  It’s kind of a big deal, especially if you’re a Minnesota Vikings fan.  With the Christian Ponde. […]

New Viking Knows New Stadium Allure
4 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Mike Wobschall
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 brin. […]

Mock Madness 6.0 – A Fresh Face Emerges
4 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Mike Wobschall
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. […]

Vikings Claim LB Terrell Manning Via San Diego
5 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
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. Mannin. […]

Vikings Praise Zimmer’s Passion, Intensity
5 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Associated Press
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. […]

Vikings Bring Back TE Allen Reisner
5 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
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. […]

Small-School Spotlight: CB Pierre Desir (Lindenwood)
5 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Sam Newton
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. […]

Small-School Spotlight: FS Jonathan Dowling (Western Kentucky)
6 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Mike Wobschall
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 fr. […]

Best-Kept Secret RB Vikings Should Draft to Take Pressure off Adrian Peterson
6 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings could use depth at running back, but it isn’t their primary need. Can they steal an under-the-radar prospect on the second day of the NFL draft? Watch. […]

Monday Morning Mailbag: Draft-Day Trade Suitors
7 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Mike Wobschall
Do you have a comment or question? Send it to the vikings.com Mailbag! Every Monday we’ll post several comments and/or questions as part of the vikings.com Monday Morning. […]

Best- and Worst-Case Scenarios for Minnesota Vikings’ Top-3 Picks
7 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
No offseason in recent memory has been as significant to the future of the Minnesota Vikings as this one. From the arrival of head coach Mike Zimmer to the demolition of t. […]

Minnesota Vikings Draft Countdown: Making the Case for C.J. Mosley
7 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The list of middle linebackers taken in the top 10 of the NFL draft over the last decade who have gone on to become All-Pros isn’t a very long one. Their names are Luke Kue. […]

Sneak Peek: Gophers to Hold Spring Game on Saturday
1 week ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Mike Wobschall
This August, Vikings fans will begin their two-year stint of attending home games at TCF Bank Stadium while they await the building of a brand-new home where the Metrodome. […]

Vikings Announce 2014 Preseason Schedule
2 weeks ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
The NFL has released the 2014 preseason schedule. The Vikings will return to outdoor football and open the preseason with back-to-back home games at TCF Bank Stadium, on th. […]

Vikings Sign Free Agent WR Lestar Jean
2 weeks ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
The Vikings signed free agent WR Lestar Jean, the club announced on Tuesday. Jean has appeared in 27 games, making 1 start, over the past 2 seasons after spending his rooki. […]

Mock Madness 5.0 – Going QB-Crazy
2 weeks ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Mike Wobschall
March Madness may be over, but Mock Madness 2014 is in full swing. Another week has passed and another round of mock drafts has surfaced. Last week we saw defensive prospec. […]

Draft Preview: Investing In Returns
12 months ago   Vikings Blog – Mike Wobschall
How early would you be willing to draft a return specialist? This is a player who is categorized under a specific position, but you’ve drafted him to serve exclusively a. […]

vikings.com Blog Is On The Move
12 months ago   Vikings Blog – Ryan Cardinal
We wanted to let our loyal vikings.com Blog readers know that there is now a new home for the vikings.com Blog, which can be found here.  We are moving away from the WordP. […]

New Faces Welcomed To Vikings Offseason Program
12 months ago   Vikings Blog – Mike Wobschall
Vikings Launch Offseason Program Five Vikings Poised For Breakout Seasons The launch of the Offseason Program means a return to Winter Park for many Vikings players. But it. […]

Small School Spotlight: RB Kerwynn Williams (Utah State)
12 months ago   Vikings Blog – Mike Wobschall
The “small school” tag is not the only stigma this nimble, smooth-striding RB will have to overcome to make it in the NFL. He’ll also be characterized as a one-year s. […]

Five Vikings Poised For Breakout Seasons
12 months ago   Vikings Blog – Mike Wobschall
Every NFL team has star players who are relied upon year-in and year-out to perform at a premium level. But on a year-in and year-out basis, successful NFL teams also have. […]

The Boys Are Back In Town – Vikings Launch Offseason Program
12 months ago   Vikings Blog – Mike Wobschall
This is a big week for the crop of prospects hoping to be selected in the 2013 NFL Draft, with the 1st-round set to begin on Thursday evening and the draft scheduled to con. […]

Top 5 Draft Picks In Vikings History (Pre-Super Bowl Era)
12 months ago   Vikings Blog – Mike Wobschall
The 2013 NFL Draft is just 5 days away, and in honor of that we’re going to look at the 5 best draft picks in Vikings history. NFL.com ran a feature story earlier this mo. […]

Draft Preview: Drilling Down On Defensive Tackles
1 year ago   Vikings Blog – Mike Wobschall
Vikings fans have a very high standard when it comes to defensive tackles. After all, this is the home of the Purple People Eaters, of Keith Millard, of John Randle and Hen. […]

Vikings Join Tony and Lauren Dungy to Benefit Athletes In Action-Minnesota This Saturday, April 20
1 year ago   Vikings Blog – Ryan Cardinal
The Minnesota Vikings are joining former NFL head coach and best-selling author Tony Dungy in hosting “An Intimate Evening with Tony and Lauren Dungy” this Saturday, Ap. […]

Reacting To Vikings 2013 Regular Season Schedule
1 year ago   Vikings Blog – Mike Wobschall
The NFL has released its 2013 schedule, which means the teams and locations on the Vikings slate have now been assigned dates and times. Here’s a game-by-game list of the. […]