Posted June 08, 2012 on
Jordan Todman has been showing off his athleticism in Vikings practices the last two weeks. With only two running back roster spots locked up with Adrian Peterson and Toby Gerhart, Todman might just find himself a role on the Vikings so he can quit second-guessing his decision 18 months ago.

Vikings' Brinkley ready to silence his critics

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Jasper Brinkley has heard his critics dating back to 2009 when he was a fifth-round draft pick of the Minnesota Vikings. "He's just a hitter," they would say. "He's a liability in pass coverage." The analysis was right there on Brinkley's draft biography on the website after he was selected: "The Vikings add a hard...

Fusco eyeing Vikings right guard spot

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. McDonald's has served over a billion people, but the fast-food restaurant chain might have served Minnesota Vikings offensive lineman Brandon Fusco for the final time. An admitted fast-food connoisseur, Fusco gave up eating greasy cheeseburgers this offseason. The 6-foot-4, 306-pound Fusco entered the NFL as an unfinished product, a sixth-round pick by Minnesota...

Vikings’ Toby Gerhart has a “very good chance” to carry load early on

Adrian Peterson, who tore his ACL last December, has remained very optimistic throughout his recovery and is insisting he’ll be fine for week 1, a recovery that would not be unprecedented since Wes Welker did it in less time. However, the Vikings’ coaching staff is not so certain. Head Coach Leslie Frazier says that backup Toby Gerhart has a “very good chance” to carry the...

Harvin still dealing with shoulder trouble

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Minnesota Vikings star receiver Percy Harvin returned to practice Tuesday for the first time since shoulder surgery in April. Curiously he was missing during Wednesday's open practice during organized team activities, causing many to wonder if he was still having trouble with his shoulder. Coach Leslie Frazier said he didn't think the shoulder was the...

Vikings' Williams aging, but still a leader

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Chris Hovan, Fred Robbins and Kenny Mixon were theregulars on the Minnesota Vikings defensive line when Kevin Williams broke into the starting lineup as a rookie in 2003. Williams has seen many teammates come and go in nine seasons with Minnesota, including everyone from that 2003 season. The big defensive tackle, who started as a defensive end in his rookie...

Ghana: Where Eric Metcalf & Brett Favre Vikings Jerseys Are Still Fashion Statements

Brendan Rigby is on a strange mission in Ghana. On his Tumblr page he explains this NFL-related mission. His plan is to create “A photo essay on discarded & donated NFL jerseys and the people that (re)purchased them. Photographs were taken in Ghana in 2012. The aim is to capture 32 persons, representing 32 teams of the NFL.” Where do NFL jerseys go to die but end up living...

NFC North: Most Indispensable Players

Minnesota Vikings   Offense: Adrian Peterson-Running Back Day in and day out, every team has to game plan to stop or control Adrian Peterson from taking over a game. There is no one else on the offense that the defense is worried about. Adrian carries the team on his back and is one of the last workhorses in the NFL. Ask any coach, having to stack up the box every time or not...

2012 LOLVikings OTA Camps

As we start to creep into the summer months, the Minnesota Vikings are completing their Organized Team Activities. These generally involve installation of new plays, undrafted rookies running around like squidbillies, and terrible assumptions about players which will never come true. For instance, Joe Webb has allegedly been playing better than Christian Ponder. Quarterback controversy...

Abort, Abort! "Blair Witch Project" is Canceled!

You guys, I have terrible news. We recently did our draft recap feature thing (I wouldn't even call it that ...) on new Vikings kicker Blair Walsh, and we asked for people to come up with nicknames for him. The most popular option tossed around on the internet has EASILY been the "Blair Walsh Project," but I have terrible news for you ... We may not be as smarty pants...

Minnesota Vikings: Top 10 Reasons Why They Should Move to L.A.

Something tells me that Link Hogthrob and his Scandanavian clan of Muppet pigs could finish a season in the NFL with at least a 4-12 record, topping the Minnesota Vikings' 3-13 mark from last year. Despite several bright hues along the way (from Fran Tarkenton to Adrian Peterson), the Purple People Eaters of the NFC North are a figurehead upon the league's Mount Rushmore...
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