Matt Kalil said he and Charlie Johnson found a quick rhythm last year and expects more of the same this year. Johnson helped make Kalil’s rookie transition easier. Plus, get notes from Monday’s practice, including some solid results in the kicking game.
Since receiver Percy Harvin was placed on IR December 15th with a severely sprained ankle, he's been away from the team, choosing to rehab on his own at his home in Florida.
Of the people Ben Goessling of the Pioneer Press asked, head coach Leslie Frazier hasn't heard from him in a while, Adrian Peterson said he and Harvin bounced a few test messages back and forth, and OL...
Hey guys, remember that Chris Johnson guy? The hold-out who ran for a total of something like 13 yards in his first five games last season? Yeah, him. Well, he's "back" and more dangerous than ever, and also touting himself as the best running back in the league. From a recent Pro Football Talk article:
“I feel I am still the best back in the league, and I...
Matt Kalil is in a new town, learning a new offense with a new team. Charlie Johnson can relate. He was in the same position last year and without the benefit of offseason practices and now makes the move to guard. Kalil and Johnson talked about the transitions and getting comfortable with their new roles next to each other.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Matt Kalil was visiting the Minnesota Vikings facilities the day after being the fourth-overall pick by the team in the NFL draft when he came face-to-face with Charlie Johnson, the man who's spot at left tackle he was taking.
It was a meeting Minnesota offensive line coach Jeff Davidson had prompted and one he wanted to get out of the way quickly. The message...
The drafting of Matt Kalil will move Charlie Johnson to guard, and he is handling the move professionally. Johnson talked about the transition, his skill set, getting to know Kalil and more.
Vikings offensive line coach Jeff Davidson has been talking about Charlie Johnson playing guard since early last season. Now that it’s a reality, he talked about the options the Vikings have.
Charlie Johnson held down the left tackle position for the Vikings in 2011 but now faces a move inside.
Charlie Johnson came to the Vikings because the Colts drafted a left tackle in the first round last year. He may face a repeat scenario this year with the Vikings.