Found March 25, 2012 on
Pro Football Zone:
At the end of last month, we brought up the possibility that the Minnesota Vikings could end up trading the third overall pick in April’s draft.
According to Kevin Seifert of ESPN.com, it seems that the Vikings are still open to giving up the third pick if a team like the Miami Dolphins is desperate to jump ahead of the Cleveland Browns, in order to take quarterback Ryan Tannehill.
It would also make sense for the Vikings to trade down since they have a wide range of needs as they look to rebuild.
BEST OF MAXIM
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...
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...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. If Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman is looking to wheel and deal during next month's NFL draft, he just got some more ammunition.
As the team was expecting, the NFL awarded Minnesota two more picks in the fourth round as compensation for losing Sidney Rice, Ray Edwards, Tarvaris Jackson and Ben Leber last offseason. The Vikings now have 10...
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...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. The Minnesota Vikings have reportedly finally added a piece to their beleaguered and undermanned secondary.
Multiple reports say Minnesota has signed cornerback Zackary Bowman on Monday to a one-year, minimum-salary deal with no guaranteed money. Bowman, 27, played all 16 games last season for the Chicago Bears, starting once, and had 15 tackles. A fifth-round...
The Minnesota Vikings signed free-agent cornerback Zack Bowman to a one-year deal on Monday.
Terms were not disclosed on the contract, which was first reported by ESPN Chicago.
Bowman fared well two seasons ago when he led the Chicago Bears with six interceptions. He then spent much of the last two campaigns in a reserve role as well as on special teams.
Bowman had 15 tackles last season.
A documentary film about the most turbulent years of Brett Favre – Last Day at Lambeau – is scheduled to debut next month. It covers an era from Favre’s last pass as a Packer to his last one at Lambeau Field as a member of the Vikings.
((HT: KARE-TV))There was a lot of concern that the new dome deal for the Minnesota Vikings and the city would just, kinda, die in committee and not make its way out of capitol discussions and/or committees...For now, there was an interesting twist to all of that talk...Mayor R.T. Rybak says he has the votes in teh affirmative to make it happen from his end...Go figure...Here'...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- The Minneapolis mayor says he's lined up commitments from a majority of city council members to support the latest Minnesota Vikings stadium proposal.
Mayor R.T. Rybak says and Gov. Mark Dayton held a news conference Monday hoping to get the stalled stadium proposal moving again at the Capitol.
A lack of support from the council had been seen as a big...