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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Guard Steve Hutchinson said he, "saw the writing on the wall" as the Minnesota Vikings entered last offseason looking to get younger and that he wasnt surprised by his release a few days before free agency started in March.Hutchinson, the 12-year veteran who spent six years with the Vikings, ended up signing a three-year, 16 million contract with the Tennessee Titans, who come to Minnesota this weekend."I didn't have an option, so I got a call and they told me the decision they were going," Hutchinson said Wednesday on a conference call with Minnesota media. "I wasn't completely blindsided. Just knowing the direction that the team was going; they were trying to get younger. I kind of saw the writing on the wall, so to speak. It was a fun run. It was a good six years. But, it's a business, too, and they've got to do what they've got to do."Hutchinson, 34, was a part of a purge of several veteran players in the off...
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Chris Johnson is arguably the best runner for the Tennessee Titans. An explosive runner that has been reduced to the bottom of the NFL stat sheets. Johnson is the 2K yard man with many attributes that attributed to one of the top contracts for a running back in the NFL.Why the suggestion to get rid of him? I’ll admit that it would be hard to watch your star player once again be...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. The Minnesota Vikings understood the low expectations from outside the organization.
During training camp, linebacker Chad Greenway asked the obvious: Why would the pundits predict good things for Minnesota, a team coming off a franchise-tying 13 losses, with a star running back trying to return from major knee surgery, an unproven second-year quarterback and...
Titans Rule Out QB Jake Locker For Week 5 -
Jake Locker (shoulder) will not play in Sunday’s game against the Vikings. Locker is in danger of missing multiple weeks. The Titans want his twice-dislocated left shoulder to get as strong as possible so he doesn’t end up needing season-ending surgery. Veteran Matt Hasselbeck, who averaged 223.2 yards per game and threw 18 touchdowns...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. The Minnesota Vikings went on the road last week and won a game against the Detroit Lions, ending their NFC North losing streak without scoring an offensive touchdown.Improved special teams units, exemplified last week with two return touchdowns and five touchbacks, have played a big role in Minnesota's surprising 3-1 start. With a rookie kicker who has met...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Christian Ponder's development in his second year as the Minnesota Vikings quarterback has been a key, along with a revived defense, to the team's surprise resurgence.
Minnesota, with Ponder as the only starting quarterback in the league without an interception, is tied with the Chicago Bears at the top of the NFC North standings. Ponder is a big reason...
QB Joe Webb’s Vikings career has run the gamut, but he remains committed to dutifully serving his role as the backup. He talked about how he helps Christian Ponder, the past as a receiver and where that Blazer package has been.
Jake Locker's injured left shoulder likely will keep the Tennessee Titans quarterback from playing Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings and there's a possibility he could miss several games. Locker suffered a separated non-throwing shoulder in Sunday's loss to the Houston Texans. Coach Mike Munchak said an MRI on Monday showed no structural damage, The Tennessean reported...
It's time for a new parlor game here at Total Titans, namely "what the heck is going on when the Tennessee Titans give up a passing touchdown." Since we're all about the synergistic gain here at Total Titans, I'll be doing this in a series of photos highlighting Michael Griffin in a takeoff of the "Where's Waldo" series of books, thus...
Now fully healthy, Adrian Peterson is a big reason the Minnesota Vikings are tied atop the NFC North.
The Tennessee Titans hope Chris Johnson's latest performance is the start of good things to come for them and their star running back.
Looking to continue their surprising start, Peterson and the Vikings can surpass their win total from last season with a third consecutive...
The following fantasy football e-mail chain between Ryan Fowler and Joel Beall took place on October 1 - October 4, 2012. The topic featured was not discussed in advance.
On the Fantasy Pedestal: Chris Johnson
From: Joel Beall
Sent: Monday, October 01, 2012 1:59 PM
To: 'Ryan Fowler'
Subject: Pedestal Week 5
Though three games is a relatively small sample to extrapolate...
It is officially week five of the fantasy football season and in this article we are once again focusing on the rankings for this week. These rankings will help you determine which running backs you should play and sit this week and are based off standard scoring with a point per reception.
It has kind of been an up and down season for running backs thus far, with some big...