The Vikings are the beneficiary of Brian Urlacher’s situation despite not signing him. How’s that? The speculation, no matter how off base, has given Erin Henderson a new motivation, but there are things Henderson has to work on.
Minnesota Vikings linebacker Erin Henderson wants everyone to show him a little respect. “Coach told me all the time, ‘Play angry. You’re too nice sometimes. Play angry,’” Henderson told 1500ESPN.com by phone on Wednesday. “I haven’t been more pissed in — I couldn’t tell you. I don’t
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Erin Henderson has volunteered to man the middle linebacker spot for the Minnesota Vikings and said this week he's been preparing as such and expects to make the move from the starter on the weak side to the middle.But Minnesota coach Leslie Frazier sounded Friday like such a move hasn't quite been decided.
"We've been talking about it,"...
Heading into in the draft, many expected the Vikings to take Notre Dame LB Manti Te’o in the first-round if he were to be available to them at either No. 23 or No. 25 overall. Not only did Minnesota pass on him with each of their two first-round picks, but they surprisingly traded back into round one and passed on him a third time when they drafted WR Cordarrelle Patterson.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. When Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman spoke of linebacker Erin Henderson's versatility last week, the intent seemed focused on leaving open any possibility as Spielman attacked the draft.
Spielman said Henderson, who's started the past two seasons as the weakside linebacker for Minnesota, could move inside if needed. The comment, at the...
The Minnesota Vikings were widely expected to make a middle linebacker one of their high draft picks to address perhaps the largest void on an otherwise-promising roster.
Their expected starter at this critical position, though, was on the team all along. Erin Henderson, who played the weak side spot last season, has been given the first opportunity to take over. The 26-year-old...
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According to Tom Pelissero of 1500ESPN.com, Minnesota Vikings linebacker Erin Henderson told him that he’s bulked up and will play in the middle right now.
#Vikings linebacker Erin Henderson says he has bulked up to 248 pounds and expects to play middle, though that can change.
— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) May 1, 2013
After losing Jasper Brinkley in free agency, the Vikings...
Erin Henderson is one possibility the Vikings are considering at middle linebacker, but the more likely solution is through the draft.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Minnesota Vikings linebacker Erin Henderson recalls watching television with his 2-year-old son, Lennox, and seeing how his son reacted to shows on the National Geographic channel.
It was "Big Cat" week about year ago, and his son was taking as much of an interest in shows about big cats such as lions, tigers, cheetahs, jaguars and leopards as Henderson...
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Mark Craig of the Minneapolis Star Tribune writes that impending free agent OLB Erin Henderson may not want to re-sign with the Vikings next season given that they were unwilling to offer him a long-term agreement last year.
The Vikings will have three linebackers to address during the offseason including Henderson, Jasper Brinkley and Marvin Mitchell.
Henderson and Brinkley...