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Former Chicago Bears' cornerback Zack Bowman will spend his fifth NFL season with a division rival. Bowman, 27, has signed a one-year deal with the Minnesota Vikings.
Bowman was drafted in 2008 and spent his first four years in Chicago. He was a starter, but lost his job in 2010 and has played little since then. His best NFL season came in 2009 when he made six interceptions.
Minnesota allowed a 107.6 quarterback rating from opposing quarterbacks last year according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune, but Vikings' cornerbacks Antoine Winfield and Chris Cook missed a combined 21 games last season.
But, in their absence, cornerback Asher Allen impressed the Minnesota coaching staff. If Winfield and Cook can stay healthy, with the emergence of Allen, and the addition of Bowman, the Vikings’ weakness could turn into a strength.
At six-foot-one, Bowman has great athleticism and strength perfect for the Vikings. Minnesota plays a similar defense to Chicago, so the new team sho...
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The Minnesota Vikings have re-signed receiver Devin Aromashodu to a one-year deal.
The team announced the deal on Wednesday, continuing an offseason filled with low-impact signings that are geared more toward adding depth than making headlines.
In his first season with the Vikings last year, Aromashodu caught 26 passes for 468 yards and three touchdowns. He signed with the Vikings...
At the end of February, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson indicated that he plans on being ready to play in the first regular season game of the 2012 season, despite tearing both his ACL and MCL at the end of this past season.
At this week’s NFL owners meetings, Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier made it clear that even though they’re trying to help Peterson pace...
Two weeks into free agency, followers of the Minnesota Vikings have questioned new general manager Rick Spielman's relative inactivity coming off of last season's 3-13 record.
The moves included re-signing several players from last year, adding a tight end and offensive lineman who both missed all of last season and bringing in two fullbacks. Yet perhaps the one move that...
Vaughn McClure of the Chicago Tribune reported exclusively today that Chicago Bears wide receiver Johnny Knox is going to start the season on the physically unable to perform list (PUP list). That means Knox will miss at a minimum the first six games of the season.
Further pushing back Knox's chances for missing the season is the revelation that his injury is a bit worse than...
Obviously Peyton Manning felt he had unfinished business. Among the items on his to-do list are some records currently held by Brett Favre and Dan Marino. Weller Ross takes a look at those records and finds that Manning may find himself at the top of the charts sooner rather than later:
So similarly to completions, Peyton should catch Marino this year, and despite being 109 behind...
Bear Report is pouring over film and researching prospects in this year's draft, attempting to find the best fits for the Chicago Bears. View all of our pre-draft material below.
New Bears receiver Brandon Marshall details his lifelong struggle to control his personality disorder. We also discuss backup QB Jason Campbell's recovery from a fractured collarbone.
The Vikings have signed a number of blockers in free agency, but they have yet to add a speedy running back in reserve if Adrian Peterson isn’t ready to go. That could happen in the draft.
Bears coach Lovie Smith says he’s happy with the current offensive line. Still, it’s very likely the team will upgrade at least one front-five position in the upcoming draft.
The Vikings have been trying to build a trade market for their No. 3 pick, but one team says it is not moving up. Plus, Randy Moss gets a backing in San Francisco and Joe Webb talked about his development as a quarterback.
Numerous NFL clubs have been extremely active during this 2012 NFL Free Agency frenzy.
Other cap-strapped quality and upper-echelon teams have inevitably been virtually silent. However, the Minnesota Vikings, like a handful of other teams in transition with plenty of cap room, haven’t made many moves.
As GridironGrit.com Co-Founder and Senior Writer Tanner Thoms has reported...
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has already gutted the Saints of much of their key leadership for the 2012 season, banishing HC Sean Payton for the duration, GM Mickey Loomis for half of it and assistant coach Joe Vitt for six games, in the wake of the league’s investigation into the team’s bounty program.
However Goodell has, to this point, refrained from punishing any of the...