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The younger Vikings are already experiencing the benefits of a veteran leader in the receiving corps with the addition of Greg Jennings.
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The post-draft sex glow is all about us as we move into the doldrums of the NFL off-season, but there's still much to talk about with the Vikings 2013 NFL Draft picks. In Purple Jesus Diaries' NFL Draft-or-Bust Off, we review each pick in turn and provide some further amateur insight for you. Previously we looked at Sharrif Floyd and Xavier Rhodes, and today, we continue...
One of the most underrated post draft activities is the chase for undrafted free agents. Teams can find diamonds in the rough by combing though their draft boards and finding out who is left.
According to Vikings.com, in the everlasting quest for talent, the Vikings have signed 13 rookie free agents.
Iowa quarterback James Vandenberg,
North Carolina wide receiver...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. First-round draft pick Cordarrelle Patterson insists he's not replacing anyone as he joins the Minnesota Vikings.
Patterson only hopes to do his part with Minnesota; he's not trying to fill the immense shoes of Randy Moss as the long-sought deep-play threat in the Vikings' offense or that of the versatile playmaker Percy Harvin.
Of course, he has...
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson recently told SI.com that his goal is to rush for 2,500 yards this coming season.
“It’s not something I’m going to focus on early. I’ll let the chips fall where they may. I’ve got my bar set for 2,500 yards,” Peterson said, per NFL.com. “If I can go over that, the record will be shattered. But ultimately I want a couple...
Vikings running back Adrian Peterson came up 9 yards shy of breaking Eric Dickerson’s single season rushing record in the 2012 season. We haven’t even got to training camp yet but AP is throwing up a lofty goal for the 2013 season. Peterson said one of his goals for the upcoming season is to rush for 2,500 yards.
“It’s not something I’m going to focus on early. I’ll...
Minnesota Vikings backup quarterback Matt Cassel has been the lucky recipient of the pixie dust that only the New England Patriots can sprinkle on you.
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No one's quite sure what will become of the Minnesota Vikings' newest receiver Cordarrelle Patteron, but there are some that believe he has so much talent and versatility that success in the NFL is inevitable.
"He might be more explosive than Randy Moss," Charlie Baggett, a former NFL receivers coach and coordinator, said days before the NFL Draft, via Jarrett...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Harrison Smith is only in his second year as a safety for the Minnesota Vikings, but he envisions having more of a vocal role in the team's secondary.
The way Smith sees the young secondary, everyone will need to step forward after losing veteran leader Antoine Winfield in the offseason.
"He was obviously the leader of the group and we all had a ton...
After an MVP season and one that saw him come up 9 yards short of the single season rushing record, Adrian Peterson has revealed that his goal going into 2013 is to rush for 2500 yards.
Via NFL.com Peterson sounded as committed than ever of achieving the goal, stating to Sports Illustrated:
“It’s not something I’m going to focus on early. I’ll let the chips fall where...
The all-universe Adrian Peterson has set his rushing yardage goal at a seemingly impossible 2,500 yards for the Vikings' 2013 season.
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel told the St. Paul Pioneer Press that he taught Tom Brady everything he knows during their time in New England together. “I taught Tom everything,” said Cassel. I thought he really started to flourish after I got there. (Laughs.) A lot of people don’t understand how much time we spend together. It’s important to be together and be...
To be, or not to be (gay), that is the question Unless you were murdered on Sunday or are living under a rock, you have heard that professional basketball player Jason Collins has openly admitted he is gay. He is the first active professional athlete in any of the four major sports — football, basketball, baseball, or [...]The post Gays running amok in the NFL! by John Jedlicka...
The 2013 NFL Draft is over, yet it is impossible to say who the “winners” and “losers” are immediately. However, I will analyze the picks that stood out to me, which ones seem like good fits, which were good value, and which were questionable. So, without further ado, my 2013 NFL Draft analysis.
I like what Minnesota did in the draft this year...
Who will replace Greg Jennings in 2013 is one of many questions left after the draft
The Green Bay Packers added 11 new players to their offseason roster via this past weekend’s NFL draft. Packers GM Ted Thompson, as he does every year, maneuvered around and was able to add some additional picks to the stash that he began the draft with.
Heading into the draft, the team’s biggest...
Tom Brady lives in a Castle, Matt Cassel's name sounds like Castle
Back in 2009, Matt Cassel and Mike Vrabel were sent to Kansas City for what turned out to be Patrick Chung.
Well, that deal really worked out for everyone didn't it?
Now Cassel is resuming his role as a backup quarterback, this time behind Christian Ponder. That sure is quite a fall for the one time starting...