Found October 28, 2011 on Pro Sports Daily:
The Minnesota Vikings released wide receiver Bernard Berrian earlier this week because of a bad attitude that accompanied a lack of production and dedication. reported Friday that in addition to indifference about his own play, Berrian did not even pretend he was interested in the team's fortunes. Berrian was released Tuesday after being inactive for two of the team's last three games. He had missed a handful of team meetings and had just seven catches for 91 yards. The report said Berrian was more interested in being a celebrity than football and quoted an unidentified former teammate who said he would bet Berrian didn't know the names of several current Vikings players. "If he's not producing, but he's practicing hard, playing hard, doing everything you ask -- you've just got to find ways to try to help that guy be a productive player for you," Vikings coach leslie Frazier said. "But if the production isn't there, the ...

Teammates hoping to bury the Berrian drama

Bernard Berrian’s former teammates at wide receiver were trying to move forward after his release and hope that distractions were behind them.

Vikings coach says cutting Berrian not 'personal'

Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier has had several difficult decisions to make in his first year on the job. The latest came this week when he led the moves to waive struggling veteran wide receiver Bernard Berrian and suspend cornerback Chris Cook without pay following a felony assault charge. In training camp, left tackle Bryant McKinnie was let go after he showed up overweight...

Berrian Unclaimed, Now Free Agent

Minnesota Vikings receiver Bernard Berrian went unclaimed on waivers, which means he’s now a free agent. It also means the Vikings are now on the hook for the rest of his salary. That salary is most likely why no team claimed him, whatever team is actually interested can now get away with the veteran minimum. @AdamSchefter: Former Vikings WR Bernard Berrian went unclaimed on...

Bernard Berrian is available

Deposed Vikings receiver Bernard Berrian is free to sign with any team he chooses after clearing waivers Thursday. An article about Berrian’s time in Minnesota by Tom Pelissero of may not help Berrian get another job. The lack of production was a problem for him, but his seeming indifference to his struggles may have…

Berrian’s release an opportunity for others

The non-starters among the receiving corps will get more of an opportunity with Bernard Berrian shipped off the roster. Michael Jenkins, Greg Camarillo and Stephen Burton all talked about their prospect in front of them.

Last to Know

For anyone close to a situation, there is nothing worse than being the last to know about a development. In the World of the Minnesota Vikings, being the last to know has become common place this season, with three additions to that list just this week.On Monday, Minnesota Vikings' head coach, Leslie Frazier, announced that the Vikings had to sit down with erstwhile wide-receiver...

Vikings dealt with more only a year ago

The Vikings have a couple of distractions swirling around this week between Bernard Berrian’s release and Chris Cook’s legal troubles. Despite dealing with those incidents, their current issues aren't as much compared to last year’s distractions.

Frazier sounds off on Berrian, Cook issues

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said Wednesday he has spent a lot of time recently mulling over disciplinary actions for some of his players. Its been an uneasy time for the first-year coach deciding how to deal with six arrests of players since he had the interim tag removed from his head coach title in January. There has also been the general discontentment with...

Access Vikings: The soap opera continues

Chris Cook's arrest, Bernard Berrian's release keeps Vikings busy.

Receiver corps helping Ponder get up to speed

(Associated Press) The Minnesota Vikings receiver corps is a unit in turmoil these days, with veteran Bernard Berrian getting shown the door for underperforming earlier this week.That just means the receivers who are still around have to work that much harder to make sure rookie quarterback Christian Ponder gets up to speed as quickly as possible. Ponder made his first career start...
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