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Chad Greenway had veteran mentors instruct him when he entered the league six years ago. Now he’s trying to do the same with a relatively inexperienced linebacker corps and keep them focused on positive momentum.
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The NFL’s defensive players have been in an uproar since Texans linebacker Brian Cushing tore his ACL on a chop block by the Jets Matt Slauson. Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews called out the NFL for it’s perceived double standards in regards to the protection defensive players get from the league. Now another high-profile defensive player has added his own comments...
The Minnesota Vikings may be without one of their best defensive players Sunday when they play the Redskins in Washington. Defensive end Everson Griffen, a situational pass rusher who can create havoc off the edge or from the inside, did not practice Thursday and might not play as he mourns the unexpected death of his mother, Sabrina Scott, who died Wednesday in the Twin Cities...
Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen has been excused from the team indefinitely following the sudden death of his mother.
Griffen missed practice on Thursday, one day after police arrived at the team's headquarters to deliver the news to Griffen, coach Leslie Frazier said. No details of her death were immediately available. The Associated Press left a message with...
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is doing what he can to make sure his sprained ankle is ready for Sunday’s game against the Redskins.“I got it twisted up pretty bad,” Peterson said, per 1500ESPNRadio.com. “Just trying to get some rest on it, man, let it recover, try to get the strength back. Really didn’t experience much swelling. But I feel like I’m taking...
According to Tom Pelissero of 1500ESPNRadio.com, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson should be “good to go” for Sunday’s game against the Redskins.Peterson has been nursing a sprained ankle since last week’s win over the Titans.
Vikings receiver Percy Harvin was back on the field for Friday's practice. The injury has been called just tightness in the hamstring, not the more serious pulled hammy.Fantasy Spin:Harvin was always expected to play in Week 6 against the Redskins. Hopefully the hamstring injury won't limited the explosiveness of one of the NFL's most electric multi-purpose players.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Set to face the Washington Redskins' 26th-ranked defense, the Minnesota Vikings appear as if they will have several of their top offensive playmakers ready for Sunday's road game after Adrian Peterson, Percy Harvin and Jerome Simpson were limited in practice this week.
Peterson (ankle) and Harvin (hamstring) were full participants in Friday's practice...
The storyline has been worn out over the last few weeks, but John Carlson finally had positive yards against Tennessee. Still, his production doesn’t meet the expectations of his payday and the question is whether it’s Carlson or the Vikings.
Just 10 months ago, Vikings coach Leslie Frazier was fielding questions about his job security. Now he’s being mentioned as an early candidate for Coach of the Year. What does he think about the shift in attitude?
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Adrian Peterson will walk back into FedEx Field in Washington on Sunday, less than 10 months after the major knee surgery that at one time led many to question whether the Minnesota Vikings' star running back would ever be the same.
It was Dec. 24 last year when Peterson's left foot stuck in the turf and Redskins safety DeJon Gomes lowered his head...
Minnesota wideout Jerome Simpson was limited during Friday's practice and he'll likely be a game-time decision.Fantasy Spin:Too bad Simpson is hurting with a matchup against the Redskins' porous defense which has allowed 1,643 passing yards in five games. Percy Harvin is still the only Vikings receiver worthy of everyday fantasy status.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier says going to Washington to face the Redskins this week doesn't offer any significant meaning to him or his team.
Frazier says there is no advantage gleaned from the fact Minnesota has won in Washington each of the past two years, and FedEx Field was the site where Frazier earned his first head coaching victory when...
The Minnesota Vikings travel to FedEx Field on Sunday to face Robert Griffin III and the Washington Redskins. Here are 3 bold predictions for this the match up this Sunday.Rookie QB Robert Griffin III will get shutdown by the Vikings defenseLast week RG III was knocked out of the game with a concussion, and he has been cleared to play this Sunday, but the punishing Minnesota Vikings...
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Robert Griffin III is expected to be at full strength coming off his concussion against the Falcons, and hopefully he will learn from running flush out of the pocket.
The more you run in the NFL, the more you are prone to major injuries and certainly the Redskins need their franchise quarterback to stay in the...
Robert Griffin III has taken part in a full practice for the
first time this week and appears set to play in the Washington
Redskins' game Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings.