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Weekend web roundup: Minnesota Vikings

Harrison Smith praised by Manning The Minnesota Vikings are getting ready to take on Denver and there is an odd amount of love being passed around between the two teams ... Vikings could be without 2 of top 3 receivers vs Denver photo - Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater (5) throws in the first ... Minnesota's league-worst passing attack could be without two of...
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Despite limited snaps, Vikings' Greenway still paying dividends

EDEN PRAIRIE -- Chad Greenway's role with the Minnesota Vikings has been reduced, as has his salary. His value to the coaches and players, though, has never been greater. "We all love him," free safety Harrison Smith said. "A lot of guys try to follow his lead." Like Sunday, for example, when Greenway grabbed a deflected pass and took the interception 91 yards for a touchdown to...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kaepernick gets demolished trying to scramble vs. Vikings

Colin Kaepernick might want to think about sliding the next time he scrambles. Well, at least when Minnesota Vikings safety Harrison Smith is coming right at him. The San Francisco 49ers quarterback is known for his agility as a dual-threat quarterback, but that can put him in dangerous situations, which is exactly what happened Monday night. Kaepernick tried to pick up some extra...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Harrison Smith blasts Colin Kaepernick, Kap pops right back up

Don’t ever say Colin Kaepernick can’t take a hit. In the first quarter of the Monday Night Football game between the Minnesota Vikings and San Francisco 49ers, Harrison Smith absolutely decked Kaepernick as the quarterback was scrambling down the left sideline. Kaepernick had stumbled and was wide open for the blast, but to his credit Smith made a clean, yet devastating hit...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

The Hitman Cometh: Harrison Smith's Rise to Elite Status

On a defense that seesawed up and down in its performances in 2014, Harrison Smith’s play shone brightest for the Minnesota Vikings. Despite the Pro Bowl snub, after the great season he had, he should enter the discussion as not only the best player in Minnesota, but also one of the league’s best safeties.Coming out of Notre Dame in 2012, Smith was a sought-after prospect. Minnesota...
Via Pro Football Spot
March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fox Sports North
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...
Via Fox Sports North
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...
Via Fox Sports North
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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