Posted March 27, 2012 on AP on Fox
The Minnesota Vikings have re-signed linebacker Erin Henderson to a one-year deal and signed former Chicago Bears cornerback Zack Bowman to a one-year contract. The Vikings announced the moves on Tuesday. Henderson was one of the Vikings' most consistent players on defense last season. He was fourth on the team with 91 tackles and also had eight tackles for loss in his first season as a full-time starter. Bowman led the Bears with six interceptions and 10 passes defensed in 2009. But he lost his starting job in 2010 and never regained it in the past two seasons. In Minnesota, he'll be relied upon to add depth to a Vikings secondary that struggled last season. The 27-year-old likely will also be used on special teams.

Vikings re-sign WR Devin Aromashodu

The Minnesota Vikings have re-signed receiver Devin Aromashodu to a one-year deal. The team announced the deal on Wednesday, continuing an offseason filled with low-impact signings that are geared more toward adding depth than making headlines. In his first season with the Vikings last year, Aromashodu caught 26 passes for 468 yards and three touchdowns. He signed with the Vikings...

Adrian Peterson so far on track to play week one

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Ex-basketball player eyes NFL with Vikings

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Can Manning catch Favre, Marino?

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...

Former Vikings' QB was target of bounty

The Gregg Williams-led bounty program has been far reaching in NFL circles and more than once it has targeted Minnesota Vikings' quarterbacks. Brett Favre received a lot of attention after being battered by the New Orleans Saints in the 2009 NFC Championship game, but apparently another Minnesota signal-caller had been targeted years before. A report by David Elfin at the CBS...

Minnesota Takes a Rival's Cornerback

Former Chicago Bears' cornerback Zack Bowman will spend his fifth NFL season with a division rival. Bowman, 27, has signed a one-year deal with the Minnesota Vikings. Bowman was drafted in 2008 and spent his first four years in Chicago. He was a starter, but lost his job in 2010 and has played little since then. His best NFL season came in 2009 when he made six interceptions...

Vikings ink CB Bowman to one-year deal

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Speed back could be on Vikings’ draft list

The Vikings have signed a number of blockers in free agency, but they have yet to add a speedy running back in reserve if Adrian Peterson isn’t ready to go. That could happen in the draft.

Peterson to start running on land this week

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is scheduled to start running on land this week, according to head coach Leslie Frazier, as part of his rehabilitation from ACL surgery.

Minneapolis City Council Likes New Stadium Deal... For Now...

((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'...

Notebook: Trade potential takes a hit

The Vikings have been trying to build a trade market for their No. 3 pick, but one team says it is not moving up. Plus, Randy Moss gets a backing in San Francisco and Joe Webb talked about his development as a quarterback.

NFL Bounty Gate: What’s appropriate punishment for Saints MLB Jonathan Vilma?

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has already gutted the Saints of much of their key leadership for the 2012 season, banishing HC Sean Payton for the duration, GM Mickey Loomis for half of it and assistant coach Joe Vitt for six games, in the wake of the league’s investigation into the team’s bounty program. However Goodell has, to this point, refrained from punishing any of the...
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