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DE Everson Griffen working to be a student of the game with film study

Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen wants to be one of the best ever, and one way he works to help accomplish that goal is watching a ton of film. In the NFL, talent only gets you so far, then it's up to the player to figure out the things that will help them get better. Griffen talked about how much film study he does and how it helps him prepare for Sunday. “A lot...
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Griffen, Vikings trying not to 'eat the cheese' after 4-2 start

Vikings DE Everson Griffen leads the team with 4.5 sacks this season. Brad Rempel USA TODAY SportsThe Minnesota Vikings are looking good. They have a scary defense under head coach Mike Zimmer, who has assembled a pass rush that ranks among the NFL's top 10 with 17 sacks on the season. The Vikings have ridden that rush and a steady dose of Adrian Peterson to a 4-2 record so far this...
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October 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Griffen: 'No question' I'll play Sunday at Detroit

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen has returned to practice with the team, after a sudden illness that kept him out of the previous game. Griffen felt sick a couple of hours before the Vikings played against Kansas City, and he went to a hospital as a precaution after consulting with the team's medical staff. Griffen was scratched from the lineup...
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October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings DE Everson Griffen was tested for heart-related issues

Vikings DE Everson Griffen leads the team with three sacks this season. Brace Hemmelgarn USA TODAY SportsDefensive end Everson Griffen was a surprise scratch for the Minnesota Vikings' Week 6 win over the Kansas City Chiefs. He wasn't listed on the team's final injury report, but an undisclosed injury kept him out of the action on Sunday.As part of an NFL investigation into his unexpected...
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October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

NFL to ask Vikings about Everson Griffen's unexpected inactivity

Vikings DE Everson Griffen (illness) was declared inactive just before game time. Matthew Emmons USA TODAY SportsThe Minnesota Vikings did not have defensive end Everson Griffen, the team's leading sacker, during their 16-10 win over the Kansas City Chiefs in Week 6. Griffen was not on the injury report all week, but he was inactive with an undisclosed illness on Sunday.Griffen's...
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October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings DE Griffen guarantees victory over Lions

In what used to be a bold move that now has become totally clichéd act of false bravado, Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen attempted to downplay the putrid performance he and his teammates put on Monday night in a 20-3 loss to the San Francisco 49ers by guaranteeing a much-needed home victory over the division rival Detroit Lions on Sunday. “I feel that we’re...
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September 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings: #1 player to watch at training camp

This off season, the Minnesota Vikings have added a lot to their roster, from signing free agent defensive players (like cornerback Captain Munnerlyn, and nose tackle Linval Joseph) to drafting a rookie quarterback in the first round. There are a lot of players that everyone will have their eyes on during training camp, with good reason of course. However, there is one player that...
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Twitter Tuesday: Everson Griffen and the Minnesota Vikings!

The Minnesota Vikings started free agency with a bang, signing their biggest in house free agent Everson Griffen. The signing of Griffen likely means Michael Johnson will not be a main target in free agency. Griffen’s intangibles are something that the Vikings need to use if the front four is to improve in 2014. Is this signing better than Michael Johnson? Only time will tell....
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March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Free agent DE Griffen eager to work with Zimmer

Everson Griffen didn't miss a chance to participate in early offseason activities with the Minnesota Vikings, even though the defensive end is waiting on a contract as an unrestricted free agent. Griffen joined the team for the Arctic Blast snowmobile rally and said he was just "playing my role." He downplayed the significance of participating in team activities despite his pending...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5: Defensive ends the Minnesota Vikings need to target

With the Minnesota Vikings needing to reboot nearly their entire defense, it is appropriate that we are starting to look at the top defensive linemen in both free agency and the draft. While there are top 10 lists all over, including here, how many of those would fit in with the new regime? So without further ado I give you the top 5 defensive linemen the Vikings NEED to target!...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

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