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Josh Robinson ended up being the Vikings’ third-round draft choice, but it wasn’t always so sure he’d be a first- or second-day pick. Robinson talked about his predraft feedback, coming out a year early, defending A.J. Green and more when he was at the NFL Scouting Combine.
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With training camp set to begin in two days, the Minnesota Vikings made a slight adjustment to their roster.
The club announced Tuesday that they have signed offensive tackle Kevin Murphy and waived offensive tackle Darrion Weems.
This is the second time the Vikings have signed Murphy. After the undrafted free agent out of Harvard was released by San Francisco this past May, Minnesota...
Vikings back up running back Toby Gerhart believes Adrian Peterson will be healthy by the start of the 2012 NFL Season
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson tore his ACL in week 16 of the 2011 season. Peterson has commented numerous times that he will be ready for week one of the 2012 NFL season. Now, his back up, Toby Gerhart is sharing a similar viewpoint to that of Peterson...
Every season strange, weird and unexplainable events occur in the NFL, from a team rising from the ashes and making a Super Bowl run, or players that for no reason at all have horrible seasons.
This article examines what would need to happen for the strange, weird and unexplainable event of 2012 being the Minnesota Vikings winning the NFC North.
With Adrian Peterson recovering from a torn ACL, Minnesota Vikings running back Toby Gerhart told Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Radio that he’s looking to have a big role this season.
“I’m looking, going into the season, to have a big role,” said Gerhart.
“I don’t know how big it will be. But I’m looking like I’m going to be the starter from Day 1 and have...
Dan Wiederer of the Star Tribune believes there’s a good chance that Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is placed on the PUP (physically unable to perform) list to start training camp.
“While Spielman wouldn’t say so directly, the easiest decision with Peterson will be to put him on the Camp PUP list next week, a designation that has to be made before...
The Patriots are getting set to kickoff training camp this week, and it looks like they'll have some added depth at the tight end position down at Gillette Stadium. Visanthe Shiancoe signed a one-year deal to join the Patriots on Tuesday afternoon, according to Jason Cole of Yahoo! Sports. The contract is reportedly worth up to $1.2 million with $400,000 in guaranteed money....
According to Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Eagles have placed free agent tight end Jeremy Shockey’s visit on hold after Visanthe Shiancoe’s work out today.
“The Eagles have put on hold plans to bring tight end Jeremy Shockey in for a physical after they worked out Visanthe Shiancoe on Tuesday, a team source said,” reported McLane.
The Vikings added several free agents who are expected to contribute, as well as two first-round draft picks that should be starters, but the results of 2012 season likely come back to the most important position in football, one that is manned by second-year QB Christian Ponder.
According to Jeremy Fowler of the Pioneer-Press, the Minnesota Vikings believe they’re close to signing first round pick Matt Kalil.
I’m told #Vikings believe they are close on Kalil’s deal. Not sure they can get offset language since first three picks got 4th yr guarantee
— Pioneer Press (@VikingsNow) July 24, 2012
Not sure why the Vikings are eve haggling over...
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OK, he didn't really say THAT, but he pretty much did, when NBC Sportstalk asked him if he had any instructions for Minnesota Vikings new left tackle, Matt Kalil. The full quote (taken from PFT, it's legitimate, folks!) was this:
“Just don’t touch me,” Allen said. “I’m too old to deal with overzealous rookies right now. Keep your hands...