Found June 10, 2013 on Pro Football Zone:
Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph caught 53 passes for 9 touchdowns in his second season. At the end of the season, Rudolph was voted to the Pro Bowl where he won the MVP. Now the expectations have been set high for the third year pass catcher. Head coach Leslie Frazier says Rudolph continues to impress during OTAs. “I try not to get too far ahead of myself, but the Kyle Rudolph that I see now is so much more confident and surer of himself than the Kyle I saw a year ago at this time,” Vikings Head Coach Leslie Frazier said. “It’s like night and day to me, personally. I’m anxious to see how he does when we get to training camp from a blocking standpoint, but that Pro Bowl, it’s flipped the switch. He knows he has a chance to be a premier tight end in this league after what he did over there being MVP and it’s evident by the way he’s practicing, the way he runs his routes, the control he has in the meetings.” The Vikings added Greg Jennings during free agency and Cordarrelle P...

Jared Allen: Cooking up sacks of potatoes

Over the past couple of years, a player introduction has always stuck out on the television screen when watching Minnesota Vikings games. That player is All-Pro defensive end Jared Allen. When each player introduces themselves and the college they used to play for Jared Allen comes up for his defensive end position and says, “Jared Allen, Culinary Academy.” Now the question arises...

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Kenechi Udezi returns to Vikings in a coaching role

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Cordarrelle Patterson has mentor in veteran wide receiver Greg Jennings

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Greg Jennings brings a wealth of NFL experience and knowledge with him to the Minnesota, with 425 catches and 53 touchdowns in his seven-year career. Coming over from the rival Green Bay Packers, Jennings is expected to become the true No. 1, star receiver that some feel Minnesota was lacking, even with Percy Harvin around the past three years. Jennings, who...

Chad Greenway to undergo knee surgery; won't miss camp

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway is schedule to have microscopic knee surgery on Tuesday to alleviate some "tension" in his knee, coach Leslie Frazier announced Tuesday. Greenway, one of the team's defensive leaders, was among several big-name players missing from Minnesota's organized team activities, and Frazier said after practice...

Leslie Frazier on tight end Kyle Rudolph: “He knows he has a chance to be a premier tight end in this league’

Coach Leslie Frazier has the big picture in mind when talking about Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph. After a rookie season that resulted in a Pro-Bowl berth, Rudolph is on the proverbial cusp of putting his name with the best if he can improve on his 2012 performance. The departure of Percy Harvin makes Rudolph even more valuable in 2013. If the receiving corps can drive the...

Chad Greenway will undergo a knee scope

According to Rom Pelissero of, Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway will undergo a knee scope.  He’s expected to be ready for training camp. Chad Greenway will have knee scoped tomorrow, per Frazier. Should be fine for training camp. — Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) June 11, 2013 Greenway had an MRI and #Vikings saw some things they needed to clean up. — Tom Pelissero...

Vikings' Greenway to have minor knee surgery

Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway has been scheduled for arthroscopic knee surgery to address joint pain. Greenway was absent from practice on Tuesday and coach Leslie Frazier said the eighth-year veteran will have the procedure done Wednesday. Frazier didn't specify which leg. The coach said Greenway would be fully recovered in time for training camp, which starts...

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Pro Bowl linebacker Chad Greenway will have arthroscopic surgery on his knee Wednesday and miss minicamp next week. He is expected to be ready for training camp.

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