Posted May 30, 2013 on AP on Fox
The Minnesota Vikings have tried unsuccessfully to turn Joe Webb's elite athleticism into reliable NFL productivity and time is running out. Entering the fourth and final year of his rookie contract, Webb's last chance to be part of the team's future has arrived as a wide receiver. He was switched from quarterback this spring after veteran Matt Cassel was signed to be Christian Ponder's backup. Webb figured the move might be coming. ''Ah, you never know the plan with me, man. Coming out of high school, recruiting guys wanted me to play receiver, quarterback, safety, so I just go with the flow,'' said Webb, who was drafted by the Vikings in the sixth round in 2010 out of Alabama-Birmingham. The Vikings saw little purpose in keeping a player with exceptional breakaway speed and leaping ability as a third-string quarterback with questionable accuracy. So they're hoping Webb can now find his niche at a position he's played some in the past. Th...

Vikings sign free agent linebacker Stanford Keglar

The Vikings announced via their website the signing of fee agent linebacker Stanford Keglar. Keglar hasn’t played in an NFL game since 2010 with the Houston Texan. Keglar was a fourth-round pick of the Titans and played two seasons as a backup with Tennessee. He then played with the Texans for half of the 2010 season for the Texans. The Texans released him in September...

Adrian Peterson shines at OTAs, Greg Jennings sits with ankle injury

According to Josh Alper of, running back Adrian Peterson performed well in every drill in his return from hernia surgery. Last year at this time, Peterson was rehabbing a torn ACL and he looks to be 100% in 2013. Peterson is on a quest to rush for 2,500 yards, and after topping 2,000 in 2012 on a freshly rehabbed knee, it could be quite feasible he makes a...

2013 Fantasy Football: Top 10 Running Backs

Days of drafting a running back first overall in your Fantasy draft are over, or are they? Even though running backs are slowly starting to lose value in the NFL, it’s still very imperative that you lock up at least one solid back in your fantasy football draft this year. Since receivers are much easier to nab on the waiver wire during the season compared to running backs, locking...

Peterson 'pretty much 100 percent' after hernia surgery

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Last summer, the lasting image of Adrian Peterson was him running the side hills at the Minnesota Vikings' facilities, intensely rehabbing his surgically repaired knee while the rest of his teammates participated in voluntary workouts. Minnesota is back with organized team activities this week, another voluntary set of workouts. But the Vikings MVP running...

Jennings, Allen expected back at Vikings practice this week

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Greg Jennings said he could see the headlines coming Wednesday when he was forced to miss the Minnesota Vikings organized team activities because of a minor ankle injury. Jennings is drawing attention in his first offseason for Minnesota since coming over from the Green Bay Packers and Wednesday's practice was the first open to the media. Jennings, who was...

Jennings misses practice with ankle injury

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Greg Jennings is getting used to his new teammates during the Minnesota Vikings' organized team activities, but the former Green Bay Packers' receiver had to sit out Wednesday's practice with an ankle injury. Jennings, who was limited to eight games last season because of injuries, suffered the injury in Tuesday's opening of OTAs. Coach Leslie...

Onion Report: Adrian Peterson's Boyfriend Can Take a Hint, OK?

On the heels of the recent quote from Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson, in which he said he's "not with" gay marriage, the bastion of factual news reporting, The Onion, was finally able to track down a quote from Peterson's boyfriend. And what does he think about the running back's stance against gay marriage? "I can take a hint....

Percy Harvin claims that he has no issues with Christian Ponder

Percy Harvin and Christian Ponder allegedly did not make the best teammates in Minnesota. So much so that Ponder was forced to addressed the speculation that Harvin wanted him out of the driver’s seat as a condition of him playing nice in Minnesota. Now that the dust has settled, Harvin is revisiting history and claiming that the pair never had an issue.  Please click here...

READ ALL THE DOCUMENTS! About the Vikings Stadium

In reading up on the insider views of designing the new Minnesota Vikings stadium we posted yesterday, we also came across a wealth of public information on the new stadium. These include lists of committee members who have been influential in designing the stadium, meeting minutes you could read if you hated your life, but then a couple of other cool things, including architectural...

NFL Injury Round-up: Peterson, Gronkowski, Jennings, and MJD

Regardless of the time of year, the NFL always finds a way of infiltrating the sports news cycle, whether it’s about rookie wage scales for draft, big names hitting the free agent market, or coaches jumping ship for greener pastures. This past week, injuries have been at the forefront of all the NFL talk, with some big name fantasy studs dealing with ailments that range from minor...

Brett Favre Would Like You To Think That He Rides a YOLO Stand Up Paddle Board

Apparently Brett Favre is listening to a little bit of Drake, and he is really into SUP.  As a man who has tried stand up paddleboarding a few times, I can say that it is no joke out in the ocean.  The lake that Favre is next to seems a bit more calm, but it still takes some good exercise to get out there.  You have to stay fit after retirement, right?  YOLO.   [KSK] Article...

Adrian Peterson Fully Recovered From Hernia Surgery

Vikings superstar running back Adrian Peterson declared himself "pretty much 100 percent" from his Feb. 7 sports hernia surgery, according to Spin:Peterson says he is lifting more weight now than he was before the injury. The 28-year-old rushed for 2,097 yards last season after tearing his ACL in December 2011, and suffered the sports hernia injury...

Top OTA challenge: QB-WR synchronization

An overhauled set of Vikings receivers has been working on timing with Christian Ponder, and that process will take another step forward over the next three weeks. Greg Jennings, Jerome Simpson and Ponder talked about the process.

Jennings, Allen expected back next week

The Vikings are expecting Greg Jennings and Jared Allen back at next week’s practices, which would have all the players attending at least part of the voluntary practices before June’s mandatory minicamp.

Henderson appears unencumbered at MLB

By all appearances and statements, Erin Henderson will be the Vikings’ middle linebacker at the start of the regular season. See what he and Leslie Frazier had to say about the transition and adjustments needed.
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