Posted July 13, 2012 on
New defensive coordinator Alan Williams didn’t get a long look at Chad Greenway this offseason, but he had high praise for the linebacker’s coverage skills. Plus, Adrian Peterson’s attorney said race wasn’t a factor in his arrest, and a safety has Paul Krause’s record in mind.

Vikings’ Christian Ponder bulks up to 233

According to ESPN 1500 Twin Cities, Christian Ponder has added 20 pounds of bulk to his frame this offseason and now stands at 6-2 233. The added muscle will definitely help with two weaknesses of his game, his durability and his arm strength. Ponder has also received praise all offseason for his improvement, including quarterbacks coach Craig Johnson and NFL Film’s Greg Cosell...

Ex-strip club owner warns Vikings

The Vikings brought a former strip club owner in to speak to the team and warn them about all the pitfalls they should avoid.

Report: Percy Harvin wants a new contract after this season

Getty Images According to Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN Radio in Minneapolis, Vikings wide receiver Percy Harvin doesn’t plan on playing out the final year of his current deal, in 2013.  Which means he’s going to want a new deal once this season is over. My guess is that Harvin will either try to force a trade out-of-town or hold out if the Vikings aren’t will to send him packing...

Peterson appears in Houston court; next appearance set for Aug. 6

Adrian Peterson appeared in Harris County Criminal Court, where his next court date was set for Aug. 6. The Vikings' running back was charged with resisting arrest and fined $1,000 for the disturbance as Live! At Bayou Place in Houston was closing early Saturday morning. His attorney, Rusty Hardin, said the initial reports of Peterson being the aggressor were false. Hardin...

Peterson's Friday hearing just a formality

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is having to defend himself from both a charge of resisting arrest by the Houston Police Department and public criticism as he heads to his first court hearing Friday.But he won't show up in a Houston courtroom alone. Not after hiring high-profile attorney Rusty Hardin, who has been telling Peterson's side of the story all week...

Former strip club owner warns Vikings rookies

AP Photo Sean Bishop is considered the strip club prince of Daytona Beach, Fla.  He recently took some time out of his day to stop by the  Minnesota Vikings team facility and warn their rookie players of guys like him. “I tell them I am a scumbag club owner who will use and abuse you,” Bishop told the St. Paul Pioneer Press. “I just don’t want to see any of them ruin...

Peterson's court date moved to Aug. 6

HOUSTON (AP) -- Prosecutors have agreed to reset Adrian Peterson's court date to Aug. 6 on a misdemeanor charge stemming from an incident at a Houston nightclub. The Minnesota Vikings star running back was charged with resisting arrest early Saturday. He was handcuffed and briefly jailed after a confrontation with an off-duty police officer at the club. He was released on a...

Psychological Aspect Is Toughest Barrier For Running Back Returning From Torn ACL

Dr. Neil Ghodadra, a noted orthopedic surgeon, joined Jason Smith Wednesday on NFL Network to discuss Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson and his recovery from a torn ACL suffered last season. The same analysis that Ghodadra gave on Peterson can also be applied to Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall, who tore his right ACL in the regular season finale against...

Bryant McKinnie Says the Vikings Exaggerated His Weight Gain

During training camp last year, as new coach Leslie Frazier was busy putting his stamp of authority on the team, and some veteran players were weighing the franchise down with their bloated asses and contracts, it was decided that Charlie Johnson was actually a better option at left tackle than Bryant McKinnie. I know, it seems crazy, but it may have been the right move. McKinnie...

Odds of Arrest for Vikings Players

After Purple Jesus was tricked by the Devil this week and got arrested, I saw some crazy stat online that said something like, since 2000, the Minnesota Vikings are the NFL team with the most arrests, which I am both proud of and embarrassed by all at once. I don't know if this is really true - because, ****, the Bengals and Tampa Bay are still out there, right? - but it sure...
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