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Minnesota Vikings S Harrison Smith: 'This is where I want to be'

The Minnesota Vikings locked up rising safety Harrison Smith for at least another year when they picked up his $5.278 million fifth-year option for the 2016 season. There's a good chance he'll be in Minnesota a lot longer than just the next two seasons, though."There's no doubt this is where I want to be," Smith said, via Chris Thomasson of the Pioneer Press. Asked if he'll still...
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Vikings decide to wait on re-signing team's top safety

The Minnesota Vikings will not try re-signing safety Harrison Smith, who is in the next to last year of his rookie contract. According to Ben Goessling of ESPN, the team will hold off extension talks with the 2012 first-round pick until the 2016 league year. Smith is scheduled to earn $1.36 million in 2015 and the team triggered their 2016 option Harrison earlier this offseason...
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Vikings Have No Plans To Discuss Extension With S Harrison Smith Until After The Season

Ben Goessling of reports that the Vikings have no plans to discuss a long-term extension with S Harrison Smith until after the season has concluded. Goessling add that Minnesota isn’t in a rush to get a deal done with Smith any time soon given that they have already picked up his fifth-year option for the ...The post Vikings Have No Plans To Discuss Extension With S Harrison...
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Mike Zimmer says S Harrison Smith continues to improve

Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer is an old school type who like his players rugged and rough, making plays, and versatile. Zimmer says all those traits apply to the team's 2012 first round pick safety Harrison Smith, who is entering his fourth season as a top five player at his position, but works as if he's in danger of making the roster. "Honestly, the thing I've been...
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Minnesota Vikings: Five keys to beating the Saints in week three

After getting completely dominated by the New England Patriots in week 2, Mike Zimmer and the Minnesota Vikings look to turn the page as they travel to New Orleans to take on Sean Payton and the Saints. After a crazy week for the front office and the rest of the Vikings’ organization, due to the dwelling Adrian Peterson situation, the Vikings will have to prepare for a crucial...
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

With Smith back, coaches now working to find safety partner

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Seeing Harrison Smith roam the middle of the field is a welcome sight for the Minnesota Vikings after Smith's sophomore season was interrupted by a debilitating toe injury. Smith gives coach Mike Zimmer a playmaker in the secondary to build around in Minnesota's new defense. Smith, 25, is a budding star, a first-round draft pick who has demonstrated an ability...
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June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings make roster moves, activate safety Harrison Smith

EDEN PRAIRIE -- The Vikings shuffled their roster around Saturday, on the eve of a home contest with Philadelphia. Minnesota activated standout safety Harrison Smith from the Injured Reserve - Designated for Return list. Smith, a second-year player out of Notre Dame, had been out since mid-October due to a toe injury. Smith has 34 total tackles in 2013, to go along with two interceptions...
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December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings hope to have Harrison Smith back Sunday

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Harrison Smith has been thinking about this weekend since October. When Smith was put on injured reserve with the Minnesota Vikings' lone designation to return, he mapped out the schedule. Eight weeks he would be out while dealing with a toe injury. But he knew the dates and even the opponents. Even a few weeks away from returning he was able to recite the...
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December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings safety Harrison Smith nearing a return to practice

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Harrison Smiths decision to forgosurgery on his injured toe could pay off next week.Smith, the Minnesota Vikings playmaking safety, has beenout since the second half of Week 5 when he injured his toe. Originallydescribed as turf toe, Smith said there was a little more to the injury thanturf toe. Doctors told Smith he might have to have surgery, but rest andrehabilitation...
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November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

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