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Crocker, Coleman, Evans among Vikings cuts

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Minnesota Vikings have cut veteran safeties Chris Crocker and Kurt Coleman and placed Jamarca Sanford on injured reserve, leaving them thin at safety as the season opener approaches. The Vikings announced their final cuts Saturday night to get down to the 53-man roster limit. Sanford has spent five seasons with the Vikings and was a starter for the previous...
Via Associated Press
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Safety valve: Vikings turn to veteran Crocker

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) Health problems have piled up in recent weeks for the Minnesota Vikings at strong safety, already one of the iffiest positions on their roster. Harrison Smith has the free safety spot in good hands, but a host of others lacking a standout have been competing to be the starter next to him. Then the Vikings signed Chris Crocker, and the outlook cleared up a bit...
Via Associated Press
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Transformation for Minnesota Vikings defensive backfield continues

One of the biggest problems for the Minnesota Vikings last season was defending against the pass. They allowed more passing touchdowns than any other NFL team and only the Cowboys gave up more yards per game. With an eye on turning that around, head coach Mike Zimmer has aggressively been remaking the Vikings’ defensive backfield. Free agent cornerbacks Derek Cox and Captain Munnerlyn...
Via cover32 - Vikings
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Zimmer, Crocker pleased to reunite with Vikings

MANKATO, Minn. --€“ Chris Crocker was finishing a workout on Sunday when he received the phone call to join the Minnesota Vikings. Crocker, a free agent after playing in 12 games last season with the Cincinnati Bengals, was keeping himself in shape and spending time with his family. The call to continue his NFL career wasn't much of a surprise. In actuality, Crocker probably expected...
Via Fox Sports North
August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings sign DB Crocker, activate Sendejo off PUP list

MANKATO, Minn. -- The competition for the starting safety spot next to Harrison Smith in the Minnesota Vikings defense took an interesting turn on Monday. Minnesota signed veteran defensive back Chris Crocker on Monday and released defensive end Rakim Cox. Crocker played the past six years for Vikings coach Mike Zimmer in Cincinnati and also was with Zimmer in Atlanta in 2007. Crocker...
Via Fox Sports North
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings Sign Safety Chris Crocker

Proving the Vikings are still unsettled at the safety position opposite Harrison Smith, Minnesota has signed 34 year old Chris Crocker. Crocker played 6 seasons for the Bengals and will bring a familiarity to Coach Zimmers defense. During Crocker/Zimmers time together the safety has managed to start 70 games, so Zimmer knows what he his getting in the seasoned veteran. Crocker has...
Via DraftSeason
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings Sign S Chris Crocker & Waive DE Rakim Cox

  The Vikings announced Monday that they have signed S Chris Crocker and placed DE Rakim Cox on waivers. Crocker, 34, spent a number of years with new Vikings HC Mike Zimmer while in Cincinnati, so it’s not surprising to see them bring him in given that they could use some depth at safety. The offseason wasn’t all that kind to Crocker as he hadn’t found any reported...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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