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NFL draft at a glance
5 hours ago   Vikings/NFL


Vikings start voluntary workouts without Peterson
6 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
Most of the Vikings made it to Winter Park, while the running back stayed away.

Offseason program starts, Peterson a likely no-show
8 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
Year Two of the Mike Zimmer era is unofficially underway as the Vikings begin their offseason workout program at Winter Park today. For now, the workouts are voluntary, and. […]

A not-so-complete list of Vikings’ pre-draft interest
9 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
With the 2015 NFL draft looming on April 30, the Vikings have been busy doing their homework on draft prospects. Here is a list of their interactions, reported by us or oth. […]

VikesCentric: Report: Vikes are high with their trade value for Peterson
10 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
Vikings don’t seem to be interested in trading Peterson at this time.

Mike Wallace on First Day; Sharrif Floyd on Return
14 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The launch of the Vikings voluntary offseason workout program represented the beginning of eras in purple for newcomers and the continuing of sagas. […]

NFL Draft Truth or Hype: Louisville WR DeVante Parker
15 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
We’ll take a daily look at some of the most talked about prospects in the 2015 NFL Draft and tell you whether they’re worth the hype or not. We’ve already looked at o. […]

NFL Schedule Set to be Announced on Tuesday
16 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Vikings 2015 opponents have been known since the regular season ended, fulfilling the questions of who and where, but the question of when has r. […]

Charles Johnson Helps Make 10-Year-Old’s Birthday A Special One
17 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
This past weekend, Vikings WR Charles Johnson was among many in the Twin Cities who helped make Shakopee native Mackenzie Moretter’s 10th birthday a special one. Click he. […]

Vikings draft positional primer: the running backs
19 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
Each day this week, we will break down where the Vikings stand at certain positions heading into next week’s NFL draft. Today, we begin the series with a look at the runn. […]

2015 Draft Sleepers Who’d Fit Perfectly with the Minnesota Vikings
20 hours ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
Focusing on the first round (or two) of the 2015 NFL draft can be stultifying, but fans of the Minnesota Vikings would be well-served to take a look at some of the draft sl. […]

NFL draft position breakdown: Running backs
22 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
The Vikings plan to have Adrian Peterson back, but that doesn’t mean they won’t draft a running back.

Monday Morning Mailbag: A LB at No. 11?
22 hours 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. […]

Prospect Profiles: RB David Cobb
1 day ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
Summary: After two seasons of limited opportunities (11 carries for 65 yards), Cobb’s workload increased dramatically over his junior and senior seasons, and he showed he. […]

Offseason Additions Make Vikings Workout Debuts
1 day ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — New members of the Vikings family that have joined since the season ended are scheduled to meet teammates Monday for the opening of the team’s vol. […]

Vikings Launch Offseason Workout Program
1 day ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — General continuity awaits returning Vikings scheduled to begin a nine-week voluntary offseason workout program on Monday at Winter Park. There will. […]

Prospect Profiles: CB Marcus Peters
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Mike Wobschall
Summary: Peters has prototypical size and the production many teams covet from a young cornerback, but questions about character, deep speed and technique may also come int. […]

NFL Insider: Moss trade looked good for Vikings, at first
2 days ago   Vikings/NFL
McCombs got what he wanted in top-10 pick, starting linebacker — but deal didn’t pay off for Vikings

Chart: Five up, five down in the NFL draft
2 days ago   Vikings/NFL


Prospect Profiles: G Laken Tomlinson
3 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Mike Wobschall
Summary: A power player through-and-through, Tomlinson is at his best when he’s matched up against fellow power players and is asked to generate a push in the run game. I. […]

New Vikings Stadium News & Notes – April 17, 2015
4 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Jeff Anderson
Preview Center Set to Open to General Public Thursday, April 30 Not only will Thursday, April 30, offer the most exciting offseason moment with the beginning of the 2015 NF. […]

Adrian Peterson’s Reinstatement Forces Vikings to Tackle Hard Truth of Moving on
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
It’s not just business.  Running back Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings have fallen into one of the biggest traps of the NFL landscape: They’ve made things persona. […]

5 Realistic Trade Partners for Minnesota Vikings in 2015 NFL Draft
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
Honestly, anything and everything is realistic on draft day for general manager Rick Spielman and the Minnesota Vikings. Spielman was officially named the Vikings’ GM at t. […]

NFL Draft Twitter Mailbag: Will Vikings Reunite Bridgewater and DeVante Parker?
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings hit a home run in the first round last year by drafting UCLA linebacker Anthony Barr, and they will look to further improve their roster in 2015.Which. […]

Vikings Add Norseman Lounge Mini-Suites To New Stadium
4 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
Team and Van Wagner Have Secured Commitments for 91 of New Stadium’s 131 Total Suites Eden Prairie, MN (April 17, 2015) – At today’s Minnesota Sports Facilities Autho. […]

Prospect Profiles: WR Devin Smith
4 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Mike Wobschall
Summary: Smith has plenty of experience, speed and versatility, a combination of traits that gives him a shot to make plays in the NFL. He has outstanding foot quickness, w. […]

Minnesota Vikings: Why Kyle Rudolph Is Vikings’ Most Overlooked 2015 Starter
4 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The offseason storylines have been plentiful for the Minnesota Vikings. Almost every Vikings conversation on sports talk radio, on comment boards or even in your own living. […]

Vikings Statement Regarding Adrian Peterson
5 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
Eden Prairie, MN (April 16, 2015) – “The Minnesota Vikings have been informed by the NFL that Adrian Peterson has been reinstated. We look forward to Adrian re-joining th. […]

NFL Reinstates Adrian Peterson
5 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
The NFL issued the following statement on Thursday regarding Adrian Peterson: Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings was advised today that effective tomorrow he is reins. […]

Mock Madness, 7.0 – Projecting Multiple Rounds
5 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
The light at the end of the tunnel is near as we’re now just two weeks away from the beginning of the 2015 NFL Draft, and with that comes “meatier” projects from anal. […]

Minnesota Vikings Draft Countdown: Making the Case Against Trae Waynes
5 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings have been linked to Trae Waynes more than any other player in the coming 2015 NFL draft, and though there may be good reasons for that, it wouldn’t. […]

9 2015 NFL Draft Picks Who Could Be Week 1 Starters for Minnesota Vikings
6 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
For the Minnesota Vikings and many other teams, the NFL draft is about securing long-term resources and developmental talent. But long-term prospects don’t have to come at. […]

Best- and Worst-Case Scenarios for Minnesota Vikings’ Top 3 Picks
7 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
With the 2015 NFL draft not too far away, the Minnesota Vikings big board is mostly set, save for the odd incident that may drop a prospect off the radar. With that in mind. […]

Draft Preview: Investing In Returns
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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)
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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)
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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
2 years 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. […]