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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...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings address biggest needs early in free agency

The Minnesota Vikings addressed their biggest concerns on defense this week signing four players to multi-year deals. It all began with bolstering up the defensive line. Everson Griffen  resigned with the team for  five-years and $42.5 million. Former New York Giants defensive tackle Linval Joseph also agreed to terms on a five-year S31.5 million deal. Both Joseph and Griffen will...
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March 16, 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

Vikings agree to terms with defensive end Everson Griffen

Everson Griffen didn't want to be anywhere besides Minnesota and he wanted the chance to be coached by Mike Zimmer. Griffen got his wish on Sunday. Griffen and the Minnesota Vikings agreed to terms on a new five-year, $42.5 million contract on Sunday, keeping Griffen with the team that made him a fourth-round draft pick in 2010. "I'm happy," Griffen said. "...
Via Fox Sports North
March 09, 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...
Via Fox Sports North
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

Everson Griffen says the Vikings offered him an extension

Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen says Minnesota has offered him an extension, but it’s not what he’s looking for. Everson Griffen said #Vikings have offered him a new contract, but it “wasn’t in the ballpark.” Still talking about an extension. — Ben Goessling (@GoesslingESPN) October 9, 2013 Griffen is a back up that managed to record 8 sacks last season. The Vikings...
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October 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings DE Everson Griffen Back With Team, Plans On Playing…

Vikings DE Everson Griffen Back With Team, Plans On Playing Sunday - On Wednesday, Minnesota Vikings DE Everson Griffen’s mother, 52-year-old Sabrina Scott, passed away while she was in town visiting him. Griffen was absent from practice on Thursday, but returned on Friday and plans to travel with the team and play on Sunday in Washington. “My mom would have wanted me to come...
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October 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Griffen back on the field for his mom

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen returned to the practice field Friday, two days after his mother had passed away, and said he felt "safe" being around the team. Griffen's mother, Sabrina Scott, died Wednesday at Griffen's Chaska, Minn., home while he was at Winter Park for team meetings. Griffen received the tragic news from...
Via Fox Sports North
October 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Vikings Griffen dealing with mothers passing

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen was away from the team Thursday after his mother passed away Wednesday while visiting Griffen in the Twin Cities. Griffen was in a meeting at the team facilities Wednesday when Eden Prairie police officers arrived at Winter Park and delivered the tragic news. Griffen was called out of the meeting and told in coach...
Via Fox Sports North
October 11, 2012  |  Discuss
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