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The Minnesota Vikings are primed to become the next dominant team until free agency tears them apart. They have arguably the best running back in the NFL in Adrian Peterson and a talented young receiving duo in Greg Jennings and Cordarrelle Patterson. However, in order to ascend to the elite in the NFL hierarchy they need one thing--for quarterback Christian Ponder to step his game up.
And they have just the guy to help him get there--Jeff George.
You know, because guys that argue with their coaches constantly and throw tantrums are great role models.
Vikings head coach has the right logic with why he wanted to bring George in; you just have to wonder about his selection of George.
"We told our players just to be able to pick his brain, our quarterbacks, and talk with him about some of the things he saw as a young quarterback and what he saw as a veteran and just his maturation over the course of his career," Frazier told 1500ESPN.com's Tom Pelissero....
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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Jeff George has been a name that has tantalized Minnesota Vikings' fans since his 12-game run with the team back in 1999.
George, the 12-year NFL quarterback and former first-overall pick in the 1990 draft, was back on the field for Minnesota this week. But hold off on any thought the 45-year-old is challenging for Christian Ponder's starting spot. George...
John Carlson’s first season with the Minnesota Vikings didn’t go quite the way anybody hoped.
However, the Vikings are not second-guessing the decision to make Carlson one of the NFL's higher-paid tight ends.
With the growing trend of two tight end sets, Carlson is a valuable commodity to book end with second year Pro-Bowler Kyle Rudolph.
Carlson was drafted by the...
I had the pleasure to watch the newest member of the Minnesota Vikings, Zach Line numerous times this year, and let me tell you a little about the tough nosed runner from SMU. If there is a player that is going to shock people this year like Alfred Morris it is definitely going to be Zach. Zach is a bigger back, with speed an versatility. He can catch the ball out the backfield...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier has been around the NFL for a long time and stresses the groundwork put in during the summer to set the standard for the upcoming season. But one player is forcing Frazier to calm himself down and realize it's still only June.
Tight end Kyle Rudolph, entering his third year in the NFL, is turning heads at Minnesota...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. In an offseason in which the Minnesota Vikings made several tough, and somewhat unpopular, business decisions with several veteran players, the team left Jared Allen and his 17 million-plus cap hit alone.
Allen, entering the final season of a six-year, 73 million contract, is due a 14.28 million base salary. He's coming off a season with depressed numbers...
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Phil Loadholt became a big part of the Vikings’ offensive improvement in 2012 and was happy to see the Vikings step up with a long-term contract offer.
Brian Robison’s shoulder injury last year has left him with bone protruding from his shoulder that could be permanent. Plus, the Vikings had a big day helping others and notes from an open-access OTA.
It’s always a tricky situation. Sometimes when a player is so great for a franchise, he becomes almost bigger than the game itself. Fans idolize that player and symbolize that franchise with that specific player. The player has immense success as the leader of that team and becomes iconic. The hard part is, Father Time [...]
Brett Favre and the Green Bay Packers seem headed for a reconciliation of some sorts. Favre is clearly retired now and headed to a first ballot Hall of Fame, so why not kiss and make up right?
Favre was speaking to Joe Buscaglia of WGR-AM in Buffalo on Thursday to promote Jim Kelly’s “Hunter’s Hope” charity auction, and took the blame for how his career in Green Bay ended...
Over the weekend one of the more popular stories on the web involved former NFL Donovan McNabb who insisted that RG3 was doing 'too much' and should just be concentrating on football. He claimed that he even reached out to Griffin and his family in order to have a sit down with the young quarterback so he could spread his wisdom.
Sounded like it could be true, right...
I will be perfectly frank, I am just posting this to hopefully annoy Donovan McNabb.
I think it is funny Albert Breer of the NFL Network posted this video and it just happens to be playing Juicy J in the background. Wonder if he had ever heard of the song before. Thanks for Pro Football Zone for the scoop.
No one this means anything right now. RG3 shouldn’t rush back, but...