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Jarius Wright, WR, Minnesota Vikings
FANTASY FOOTBALL ANALYSIS
Young Jarius Wright has a real chance to shine in 2013 for the Vikings as the new Percy Harvin. Of course, he’s no Percy Harvin, but he was asked to play that role after Harvin was injured last season. And for a few games, Jarius looked like a decent threat on the field. The problem though, is that he isn’t good enough to be THE GUY.
But now that Greg Jennings is with the Vikings, Jarius should have an easier time getting open with more attention paid to Jennings. And with the overall #1 pick, Adrian Peterson taking handoffs, Jarius will be the third or fourth worry for defenses after Kyle Rudolph. All of this adds up to sleeper potential for Mr. Wright.
In fact you could say he’s the right man for the job… see what I did?
Ok, so that was bad but in Jarius’ first two games on the field in 2012, he totaled 10 REC, 114 YDS and a TD. That was not b...
BEST OF MAXIM
Jared Allen is going to account for $17
million against the Vikings salary cap in the upcoming season. He’s
in the final year of the six year contract he signed in 2008, which
at the time was the richest contract ever signed by a defensive
player. With 74 sacks in the last five years it’s hard to argue
that the team hasn’t got its monies worth up until now.
According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Minnesota Vikings re-signed linebacker Marvin Mitchell. Darin Gantt of Profootballtalk.com writes:
‘Mitchell’s a good reserve and special teamer, the kind of guy that teams traditionally try to keep around for consistency in the kicking game.
The former seventh-rounder has also played for the Saints and Dolphins.’
According to 1500ESPN.com, Minnesota Vikings defensive end Jared Allen underwent minor offseason knee surgery.
Allen underwent knee surgery on Jan. 31, the same day he had the shoulder repaired, two NFL sources said.
One source categorized the knee surgery as a “minor” cleanup job. The expectation is Allen should be ready for the team’s June minicamp.
Allen will turn 31 next...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. The Minnesota Vikings retained some of their linebacker depth on Tuesday.
Multiple reports say Minnesota re-signed linebacker Marvin Mitchell, who played in 11 games last season, starting one for an injured Erin Henderson. Mitchell, 28, did deal with injuries of his own and had 10 tackles and one forced fumble for the Vikings, playing mainly on special teams...
Kordell Stewart has filed for divorce from his reality star wife, Porsha Williams who reportedly learned of the filing by reading about it online.
Former Minnesota Vikings training camp knowledge dropper, CapitaJsCorner, has graced you nerds with his presence once again as he has agreed to step back into the ring like an aging Sylvester Stallone and spar a little bit when it comes to the Vikings draft for 2013. He'll be offering his takes on the state of the team - both offensive and defensive sides of the ball - while...
According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, free agent cornerback Antoine Winfield will visit with the Washington Redskins on Wednesday.
Ex-#Vikings DB Antoine Winfield is set to visit #Redskins on Wednesday, I’m told. Also talking to Vikes still, as well as 1-2 other teams.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 25, 2013
The Redskins are still in need of a good corner after releasing...
– John Cena’s comments about Donovan McNabb were picked up by the Philadelphia CBS affiliate, which you can check out here.
– Steve Austin is going to begin recording podcasts this week, and will begin to release them in about two weeks while he is off filming season three of Redneck Island. He posted the following on Twitter…
Heading to studio to record 2 podcasts. Podcasts...