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Minnesota Vikings Top Free-Agency Targets at Cornerback
5 hours ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
With free agency only a little more than a month away, the Minnesota Vikings will turn their eyes toward help at the cornerback position. Xavier Rhodes has cemented his pla. […]

Jim Souhan: Up close, Super Bowl isn’t just glitz
6 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
The Super Bowl impresses — away from the camera.

Hartman: Vikings’ Spielman patient with youth movement
1 day ago   Vikings/NFL


Running Backs Run Wild in Senior Bowl
1 day ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
The North defeated the South team 34-13 on Saturday at the Reese’s Senior Bowl in Mobile, Ala. The all-star game, in its 66th installment, however, is less about the poin. […]

Senior Bowl Practice Week Key Takeaways
2 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
This week presented my first opportunity to cover the Reese’s Senior Bowl after covering the past two NFL Scouting Combines. Following are a few observations from my firs. […]

Vikings offseason snapshot: the offensive line
2 days ago   Vikings/NFL
Over the next two weeks, we will take a position-by-position look at where the Vikings stand heading into the offseason after their 7-9 season in 2014. Today, we will focus. […]

Senior Bowl: 5 South Team Standouts
3 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
With Reese’s Senior Bowl practices in the books, and the game scheduled for 3 p.m. (CT) Saturday on NFL Network, here’s five players from the South roster to watch play. […]

Senior Bowl: 5 North Team Standouts
3 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
With Reese’s Senior Bowl practices in the books, and the game scheduled for 3 p.m. (CT) Saturday on NFL Network, here’s five players from the North roster to watch play. […]

Minnesota’s Cobb Receives Support, Makes Splash at Senior Bowl
3 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
MOBILE, Ala. — David Cobb wanted NFL scouts and coaches to be impressed with what they saw at the Reese’s Senior Bowl. Two sets of eyes on the sidelines at Ladd-Peebles. […]

Why Dez Bryant Must Be at Top of Vikings’ Free-Agent Wish List
3 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The chances of wide receiver Dez Bryant vacating Dallas to sign with the Minnesota Vikings during free agency this offseason is highly unlikely, but this doesn’t mean he sh. […]

Vikings offseason snapshot: the quarterbacks
3 days ago   Vikings/NFL
Over the next two weeks, we will take a position-by-position look at where the Vikings stand heading into the offseason after their 7-9 season in 2014. Today, we start with. […]

First Vikings draft pick, Tommy Mason, dies at 75
3 days ago   Vikings/NFL
The first draft pick and the first All-Pro in team history died on Thursday at the age of 75.

The Perfect Fit: Harrison Smith in Mike Zimmer’s Defense
3 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Mike Wobschall
The Vikings coaching and college scouting staffs spent the week in Mobile at the Senior Bowl, observing practices and conducting interviews to continue building scouting re. […]

Chart: The Mason file
3 days ago   Vikings/NFL


Minnesota Vikings: Why They Must Draft Cornerback Quinten Rollins
3 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
Wait, the Minnesota Vikings must draft who? OK, relax and take a deep breath. We’re not talking about the first round here. What we’re going to do is make the case that Vik. […]

Vikings Statements on Tommy Mason
4 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
“The entire Minnesota Vikings organization is saddened by the loss of Tommy Mason. As the team’s first-ever draft pick, Tommy played a significant role in the history o. […]

Vikings offseason snapshot: the tight ends
4 days ago   Vikings/NFL
Over the next two weeks, we will take a position-by-position look at where the Vikings stand heading into the offseason after their 7-9 season in 2014. Today, we will take. […]

Spielman, Scouts Checking Prospect Grades at Senior Bowl
4 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
MOBILE, Ala. —  Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman said attending the Reese’s Senior Bowl has given Minnesota’s personnel department an opportunity to reinforce w. […]

Former Senior Bowlers Made Marks with Vikings
4 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
MOBILE, Ala. — Part of the history of the Senior Bowl, enacted over the past 65 years and counting, is encapsulated in a museum a short walk west on Dauphin Street from w. […]

Carter Selects Luck With 1st Pick In Pro Bowl Draft
4 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
The rosters of the 2015 Pro Bowl were settled by a draft that aired Wednesday night on NFL Network. Vikings Hall of Famers Cris Carter and John Randle, along with “Team C. […]

Zimmer Starts Day with Second(ary) Look
5 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
MOBILE, Ala. — Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer started his survey of Wednesday’s action of the North team’s practice for the Reese’s Senior Bowl with the secondary.. […]

Vikings offseason snapshot: the wide receivers
5 days ago   Vikings/NFL
Over the next two weeks, we will take a position-by-position look at where the Vikings stand heading into the offseason after their 7-9 season in 2014. Today, we’re going. […]

Vikings’ coaching staff stays mostly intact for 2015
5 days ago   Vikings/NFL
It appears that the Vikings’ coaching staff will remain mostly intact for the upcoming season. The Jaguars, who had interviewed Vikings running backs coach Kirby Wilson f. […]

Vikings offseason snapshot: the running backs
5 days ago   Vikings/NFL
Over the next two weeks, we will take a position-by-position look at where the Vikings stand heading into the offseason after their 7-9 season in 2014. Today, we tackle the. […]

After Position Switch, South Adds QB at Senior Bowl
5 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
FAIRHOPE, Ala. — Nick Marshall has decided to switch his focus from targeting receivers with passes to tracking them in coverage. Marshall, the former Auburn quarterback,. […]

Vikings Free Agents: Ranking Re-Sign Priorities for Minnesota
5 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings are set up for the 2015 free-agency period about as well as they could possibly be. Two key players on the club were scheduled to hit free agency this. […]

A Glance at the Senior Bowl Coaches
6 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
MOBILE, Ala. — Draft eligible prospects lined up for measurements and stepped on a scale Tuesday morning, but the assessments are just getting started at the Reese’s Se. […]

Can Vikings Pick on Newbies in 2015?
6 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Mike Wobschall
The NFL coaching carousel has taken its annual spin early in 2015 and all but one vacancy (Atlanta) has been filled. In total, seven teams will have new head coaches when n. […]

What’s Different about this Senior Bowl?
6 days ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
MOBILE, Ala. — NFL officials from all 32 teams and 110 draft eligible college prospects have descended on the Gulf Coast for the 66th annual Senior Bowl, which is being p. […]

Minnesota Vikings Draft Scouting Guide for the 2015 Senior Bowl
6 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
Senior Bowl week opens on Tuesday, with three days of important practices and a game to cap it all off on Saturday. The Minnesota Vikings and every other NFL team will be i. […]

Vikings Free Agency: Projecting Contract Offers for Minnesota
1 week ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
Like the rest of the NFL, the Minnesota Vikings will dig into the 2015 crop of free agents between now and early March, when the signing window opens. As always, manipulati. […]

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. […]