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For many years, Vikings fans knew of only one Henderson— E.J. Henderson. This all changed in 2008 when Erin, the brother of aforementioned E.J., declared for the draft.
I, like many, was praying Minnesota would take him. I mean, it’s not too often two brothers get to play on the same team together, let alone right next to each other.
However, as it turned out, Erin would not be selected by the Vikings, or any team for that matter. Henderson was quickly scooped up as an undrafted free agent, with his brother likely being the driving force.
In 2008, Henderson rarely saw the field, but did make an impression on special teams. He recorded 15 tackles and a forced fumble in only 10 games.
Despite his obvious potential, Henderson’s 2009 season was one to forget. He only saw the field on two occasions, and was suspended four games for violating the NFL’s Banned Substances Policy.
There were mild reports in the 2010 offseason that the Vikings might cut ties with the younger Henderson brother...
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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. After testing an unexpectedly soft market in free agency, Minnesota Vikings linebacker Erin Henderson agreed to return to the team on a one-year deal Friday.
Henderson's agent, Brian Mackler, confirmed the signing Friday afternoon, and multiple reports say Henderson signed a one-year, 2 million contract. Henderson, 25, developed into a starter for Minnesota...
Despite not having the smoothest of negotiations, Erin Henderson is returning to the Minnesota Vikings.
The 25-year-old linebacker agreed to terms on a one-year deal to stay with the team that signed him as a rookie free agent in 2008, his sports agency tweeted on Friday.
Henderson was one of the few standouts for the Vikings during a trying 3-13 season last year. In his first...
According to the Star-Tribune, the Minnesota Vikings have re-signed both linebacker Erin Henderson and wide receiver Devin Aromashodu.
Both Henderson and Aromashodu signed one-year deals that will pay them around $2 million each.
Henderson recorded 70 tackles, 1.5 sacks and 2 forced fumbles in 2011. Aromshodu caught 26 passes for 468 yards and one touchdown.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. The second week of free agency has been an active one for the Minnesota Vikings and theysigned a wide receiver on Friday evening.
Minnesota reportedly re-signed Devin Aromashodu to a one-year deal Friday. Aromashodu, 27, had 26 catches for 468 yards and a touchdown last season for Minnesota and came on at the end of the season after injuries hit the team'...
Opinionated Vikings punter Chris Kluwe believes that Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma "should be banned for life" by the NFL for his alleged integral role in the team's bounty program.
Vikings center John Sullivan was direct and to the point when asked about his assessment of “Bountygate.” He called the intent to injure “despicable” and “disgusting” and said he hopes the union doesn’t come to the defense of those who did it.
The Minnesota Vikings have agreed to terms on a new contract with free agent outside linebacker Erin Henderson, his representatives announced on Twitter. According to Jeremy Fowler of the Pioneer Press, Henderson received a one-year deal worth $2 million. Signed by the Vikings as an undrafted free agent out of Maryland, Henderson recorded 26 tackles, mostly on special teams, over...
Vikings punter Chris Kluwe is back with another strong opinion, calling for a lifetime suspension for Jonathan Vilma for his role in Bountygate. Kluwe said he wondered during the NFC Championship Game if there was intent to injure.
Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe seems irate over the New Orleans Saints bounty scandal. He told “Judd & Phunn” on 1500 ESPN that he would like to see Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma and former Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams banned from the NFL.
“I was pleased,” Kluwe said when asked about Goodell’s actions per ESPN1500. “My position has always...
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Free agent WR/KR Ted Ginn Jr. left his early-week visit with the Minnesota Vikings but the team "definitely remains interested" according to Judd Zulgad of ESPN 1500 Twin Cities. Ginn turns 27 in April and is one of the best return men in football, although he is less effective as a wideout. Ginn would not be competing for a starting job in Minnesota. Source: The Redzone...