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FRED EVANS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Vikings Cut Roster Down to 53

Released: DT-Fred Evans, TE-Allen Reisner, RB-Joe Banyard, G-Jeff Baca, TE-Chase Ford, S-Kurt Coleman, WR-Kain Colter, S-Chris Crocker, DT-Isame Faciane,, WR-Donte Foster, LB-Justin Jackson, CB-Kendall James, C-Zac Kerin, CB-Julian Posey, T-Mike Remmers, DE-Justin Trattou, RB-Dominique Williams, LB-Mike Zimmer, DT-Chase Baker
Via TopSportsReport
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

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 AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings set Fred Evans free

An early surprise on 53 day comes from the land of 9,947 more lakes than that. The Vikings have parted ways with veteran defensive lineman Fred Evans, per a league source.
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings Release Veteran DT Fred Evans

  Pro Football Talk is reporting that the Vikings have released veteran DT Fred Evans on Saturday. The Vikings brought Evans back on a one-year deal worth $1 million back in March, but it appears as though they prefer some of their younger options at interior defensive tackle. Evans, 30, appeared in 14 games and totaled 20 tackles and a forced fumble for the Vikings in 2013....
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Grading the Vikings Re-Signing of Fred Evans

Career Stats: 8 Years in league | 99 tackles | 3 Sacks | 1 Forced Fumble Evans has been a longtime member of the Vikings who has been a situational run stuffer on their defensive line.  His value to the team can’t properly be measured by his stats, as he’s primarily used to plug running lanes and free up linebackers to make plays. Evans was released by the team earlier in the...
Via DraftSeason
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Nose tackle Evans has shot at starting role

Fred Evans said he “definitely” has a chance to become a starter, but he isn’t letting that consume his offseason. He knows he will remain part of the rotation and has things to improve first.
Via min.scout.com
June 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings Potential Breakout Player of 2013: Fred Evans

The great thing about the NFL is that there are so many positions that every year, there is almost always at least one player who has a breakout year on every team, no matter how good or bad the team is. This is one part in a 32 part segment detailing one potential breakout player (rookies don’t count) for the 2013 NFL season on each NFL team. For the Minnesota Vikings, that player...
Via The Football Fan Spot
June 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Minnesota Viking Fred Evans beat a shirtless Everson Griffen at a break dancing contest before practice today

Minnesota Viking DT Fred Evans beat shirtless DE Everson Griffen in a break dance fighting competition today before practice. Evans is a svelte 6'4", 320lbs while Griffen is a ripped 6'3"... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
Via Bob's Blitz
December 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Vikings players breakdance at end of practice (Video)

The Minnesota Vikings are in the thick of the NFC wildcard race, and face a tough test Sunday against the Texans. But if you think they're all business in their preparation ... well, guess again. In a video provided by VikingsUpdate.com, defensive end Everson Griffin and defensive tackle Fred Evans engaged in a friendly breakdance competition at the end of Friday's...
Via Helmet2Helmet
December 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Vikings re-sign Fred Evans

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. The Minnesota Vikings appeared to have a need entering free agency on the interior of the defensive line with only three players returning. Minnesota decided to fill its depth with the same players thought to be leaving. Backup defensive tackles Letroy Guion and Fred Evans hit unrestricted free agency on Tuesday, but the Vikings have reportedly signed both of...
Via Fox Sports North
March 17, 2012  |  Discuss
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