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The Minnesota Vikings are hoping to move up in the NFL Draft from their current first-round pick positions of No. 23 and No. 25, according to Ian Rapoport of Rapoport adds that the Vikings are targeting a wide receiver or cornerback with their first-round selection. From Total Access: Hear #VIkings want to move up in draft from 23 or 25. Want CB & WR. Moving up would likely mean WR: Austin or Patterson? — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 18, 2013 Rapoport speculates that Minnesota could be targeting a wide receiver such as Tavon Austin of West Virginia or Tennessee’s Corarrelle Patterson. He believes the team would look to use the No. 23 selection to move up, while it would hold onto the No. 25 pick. Minnesota acquired additional picks from the Seattle Seahawks during the Percy Harvin trade. The deal not only provided the team with additional picks, but it left them with a vacancy at wide out. There are a few teams – including the San Diego Chargers – that are reportedly interested in moving back in the draft, so it will be interesting to see if the Vikings can swing a deal and nab the player they covet. Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt Looking for fantasy football advice?

Grading the Vikings (Part 2 of 2)

Retaining Phil Loadholt This was a value move for the Vikings. Nobody is going to accuse Loadholt of being one of the elite right tackles in the league, but not letting him hit the free agent market keeps an offensive line together where the same five players started all sixteen games last season. Let’s not forget that it was a line that enabled Adrian Peterson...

Vikings punter Chris Kluwe will be the grand marshall of the Twin Cities PRIDE Parade

Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe has accepted a role as grand marshall of this summer's PRIDE parade in the Twin Cities.

Ah Crap, Adrian Peterson is Going to Probably Be on the Madden Cover

It feels like we've been fighting this battle for YEARS, but ultimately in 2011 we learned it didn't matter. I've been a pretty vocal proponent until that point about making sure we - as loyal fans! - did everything in our power to keep Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson off of the cover of the Madden NFL video game, because of conspiracies about a "Madden...

Report: Vikings looking to move up in the first round

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Minnesota Vikings are looking to trade up in the first round of next week’s draft.From Total Access: Hear #VIkings want to move up in draft from 23 or 25. Want CB & WR. Moving up would likely mean WR: Austin or Patterson?— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 18, 2013   Need NFL Tickets?

Grading the Vikings (Part 1 of 2)

The NFL draft is less than a week away. The Minnesota Vikings have the 23rd and 25th overall picks.  They have a total of 11 picks next week. It’s a great chance for them to lay a solid foundation for the future. To accurately assess what they need to do in the draft, they need to look at what has happened in the offseason. 

Here is an analysis...

Aaron Rodgers takes a dig at Greg Jennings

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has been known to zip a sarcastic jab at various topics here and there. His feelings for his now-former wideout Greg Jennings are still obviously a little bit raw based on his most recent dart.   Please click here to read this story. The post Aaron Rodgers takes a dig at Greg Jennings appeared first on Players View.

Lawrence Jackson, Jacob Lacey visit the Vikings

Free agent defensive end Lawrence Jackson visited the Minnesota Vikings on Thursday along with free agent cornerback Jacob Lacey.Jackson recorded 20 tackles, 1 forced fumble and 2.5 sacks in 2012.  Lacey had 36 tackles and 1 interception. Need NFL Tickets? The post Lawrence Jackson, Jacob Lacey visit the Vikings appeared first on Pro Football Zone.

Final Clues to Vikings New 2013 Uniform Revealed

We're almost there! No, not the NFL Draft, stupid, no one cares about the bust the Vikings are going to eventually pick. I'm talking about the unveiling of the new Minnesota Vikings uniforms! And by almost there, I mean that this damn horse and pony show of revealing bits and pieces of the new uniform over the past month is coming to an end. THANK GOD.  This week the...

Kluwe named grand marshal of PRIDE parade

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Chris Kluwe is going on parade in his support for gay rights. Kluwe, the Minnesota Vikings outspoken punter and political advocate, has used his status as an NFL player to speak out about equal rights, especially in regard to same-sex marriage. Now, according CBS Sports report, Kluwe will be the grand marshal in the Twin Cities PRIDE parade on June 30. Kluwe...

Suddenly, Vikings need defensive line depth

Today is the ninth day of two weeks of Minnesota Vikings coverage leading up to the April 25 beginning of the NFL Draft. April 12: Five best draft moments in the past 25 years April 13: Five worst draft moments in the past 25 years April 14: Quarterbacks position preview April 15: Running backsfullbacks position previewApril 16: Offensive tackles position previewApril 17:Guardscenters...

Seahawks will welcome Harvin’s former team, Vikings

At age 24, Percy Harvin was a bright spot for the Minnesota Vikings and a player that represented the future. The problem, instead of a star receiver entering his prime, Harvin was full of them. According to another GM stated “Harvin has been kicked out of programs his whole life,” the GM said. “Not just in the NFL, but in high school and junior high. He has never...
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