Posted June 03, 2013 on AP on Fox
(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated.) By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Pro Football Writer Kevin Williams is still with the Minnesota Vikings, 10 years after they made him the ninth overall pick in the NFL draft. Williams has played through all kinds of ups and downs. The most recent low point was the pay cut the burly defensive tackle was asked to take two months ago. Staying with the team, though, was more important to Williams than pride. The Vikings drafted Sharrif Floyd in the first round this spring. He is the obvious replacement for the 32-year-old Williams, who says he thinks he's ''the top dog here'' until proven otherwise.

This Visual History of the Minnesota Vikings is Super Depressing

Someone a couple of weeks ago on Reddit put together a pretty awesome visual history of the Minnesota Vikings. It's a handy infograph that - in shorter terms - basically says we've never won a Super Bowl. But in more thorough terms, it tells us ... Umm ... Our primary color is purple. Haha, but no really, here are some of the cool highlights that jumped out to us. Full...

Peterson discusses gay teammates

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson said that while he wouldn't have a problem overall with having a gay teammate, some aspects would make him uncomfortable.

Minnesota Vikings Potential Breakout Player of 2013: Fred Evans

The great thing about the NFL is that there are so many positions that every year, there is almost always at least one player who has a breakout year on every team, no matter how good or bad the team is. This is one part in a 32 part segment detailing one potential breakout player (rookies don’t count) for the 2013 NFL season on each NFL team. For the Minnesota Vikings, that player...

Christian Ponder: “There are no after-effects” from his bruised triceps injury

Minnesota Viking quarterback Christian Ponder was forced to miss the playoffs last season after he sustained a deep bruise to his throwing triceps. Five months later Ponder says that there is no “after-effects” from the injury and that it feels “good”. That playoff loss was a win-win for Ponder. He wasn’t the one embarrassed by the Packers (the injury forced back up Travaris...

Greg Jennings returns to practice

According to Tom Pelissero of, Vikings wide receiver Greg Jennings was back at practice today after missing some time due to an ankle injury. According to the #Vikings website, which is granted access not afforded to reporters, Greg Jennings (ankle) returned to practice today. — Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) June 4, 2013 I know it’s only June, but I really hope...

Peterson has no issues with possible gay teammates

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is the reigning NFL MVP, so when he was asked last week about homosexual rights, his response was notable. Now that hes addressed the topic once, others are now asking him about the topic. Peterson, in an interview with Sirius XM radio last week, said he did not believe in homosexuality, but that he held no bias...

Adrian Peterson says he wouldn’t be comfortable taking a shower with a gay teammate

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson recently came out and stated that he doesn’t believe in gay marriage. Now he says if he wouldn’t be comfortable taking a shower with a gay teammate. The star Minnesota Vikings running back told The Oklahoman on Monday that having a gay teammate “really wouldn’t bother me that much.”   He, however, admitted to the newspaper that having...

Adrian Peterson Uncomfortable With Showering With Gay Player But Would Do It

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson had to know that he was inviting in a storm when shared his thoughts on gay marriage recently. It was his opinion, something he is entitled to just like anyone else, but as soon as he opened that door with the media he had to know they would keep walking through it. And they have. Peterson has previously stated that he he...

Donovan McNabb Says He’s a Fan of RG3

Donovan McNabb is trying to live vicariously through RG3. McNabb had a great career, a borderline Hall of Fame career (I personally wouldn’t vote for him, but I could see why others would), but he is  making something out of nothing by coming at RG3. RG3 hasn’t done anything wrong or egregious, let the young man live. “I am a fan of his. I have watched him, I have watched...

Carlson focused on rebound year

After a disappointing first season with the Vikings, John Carlson has a fresh slate and is looking to put the experience of 2012 behind him.

Fan letter leads to surprise meeting with Brett Favre

Lance Schultz figured he'd slide the envelope through the mail slot and never hear from its intended recipient again. He wondered how many times a fan had written his favorite athlete a letter, only to come away disappointed when it failed to yield a response. Besides, Schultz thought, Brett Favre was probably busy anyway. "I said, 'What do I have to lose?'"...

Brett Favre Spotted Today Post-Leak By Disney World Paparazzi

  What’s Brett Favre up to this week? Deanna drug him – again – to Disney World because they hav…

Donovan McNabb feels RG3 needs to take it easy

One thing that is certain in life is that retired athletes will always try to pass their own “life lessons” onto current players. Take the recent comments former quarterback Donovan McNabb was sending in the direction of Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin, III. McNabb feels that Griffin should concentrate on football and nothing else. In an interview with the Washington Post...

No, No, Percy Harvin Was TOTALLY Cool with Christian Ponder!

Soon after the Minnesota Vikings traded Percy Harvin to the Seattle Seahawks, speculation started doubling as to why exactly Percy was so upset in Minnesota. Was it because the state had failed continuously to legalize marijuana? Was Harvin still disenfranchised over the Brad Childress era? Or was it just that the "future of the franchise" in quarterback Christian Ponder...
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