Jarius Wright Cleared after Concussion

Viking wide receiver Jarius Wright has officially been cleared after his August 16th concussion. Wright won’t play in this Sundays game versus the 49ers, and is most likely done for the preseason. All signs point to him taking his spot as the number 3 receiver on the team come week 1, when the Vikings travel to Detroit. This is great news as the Vikings are heavily relying on Wright...
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August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Jarius Wright showing versatility at outside receiver spot

MANKATO, Minn. Jarius Wright wrapped up the Minnesota Vikings afternoon practice, the first practice in pads, hauling in a touchdown catch with first-round pick, cornerback Xavier Rhodes draped on his back. Wright was on the outside, handled the physicality and of Rhodes and made the move to the sideline in catching the pass. The 5-foot-10, 180-pound Wright has the confidence to...
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July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football Player Profile – Jarius Wright, WR

Jarius Wright, WR, Minnesota Vikings Player Profile Height/Weight: 5-9/182 Birthdate: 11/25/1989 School: Arkansas FANTASY FOOTBALL ANALYSIS Young Jarius Wright has a real chance to shine in 2013 for the Vikings as the new Percy Harvin. Of course, he’s no Percy Harvin, but he was asked to play that role after Harvin was injured last season. And for a few games, Jarius looked...
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March 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Wright: Consistency biggest NFL adjustment

Jarius Wright should be a big part of the Vikings offense again Sunday, but he admits that his jump to the NFL was a big step that took time to adjust to. Wright talked about the progress he has made and his outlook for the future.
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November 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Jarius Wright's Big Debut is No Guarantee of a Happy Birthday

It was only his first play in an actual NFL game, but it was a big one. On the 5th play of the Vikings opening drive, facing a 3rd down and six yards from their own 45 yard line, Christian Ponder side stepped in the pocket and looked for rookie wide receiver Jarius Wright streaking down the middle of the field. Ponder heaved the ball and - while under thrown - had it drop into...
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November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

All the Wright moves: Rookie has big night

Thursday night's fourth preseason game was important for the Minnesota Vikings and the players fighting to stay on the active roster when the deadline for cuts comes Friday evening.Minnesota has to release 22 players Friday to reach the 53-man limit. Some might be brought back for the eight-man practice squad after they clear waivers. Coaches only had only one more game the...
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August 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Vikings still evaluating Wright on returns

Jarius Wright showed his explosiveness Friday night with a 24-yard punt return, but the Vikings still have concerns about his ability to consistently field punts outside.
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August 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Vikings coaches impressed with Jarius Wright

Minnesota Vikings 4th-round pick Jarius Wright has impressed coaches with his football knowledge, according to the St. Paul Pioneer Press. Receivers coach George Stewart stated that Wright’s route-running is still a work in progress, but he caught the attention of coaches with his ability to absorb the playbook and understand their various formations. This is an encouraging sign...
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August 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Jarius Wright Gets Interviewed, Kind Of

Ahhh, there's nothing quite like seeing a freshly clothed rookie for your favorite football team. You get to envision what this individual will look like running around on the field for your team in the coming years, making big plays, touchdowns, and MEMORIES. It's like watching your child being born before they tell you to screw off and take all that money your own mother...
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May 31, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 NFL Draft-or-Bust Off: Jarius Wright

Welcome to Purple Jesus Diaries' 2012 NFL Draft-or-Bust Off where we cover all items related to the 2012 NFL Draft as pertains to the Minnesota Vikings. At this point in the year, we will continue reviewing this crop of draft picks. We've already looked at Matt Kalil, Harrison Smith, and Josh Robinson, so today we introduce you to the Minnesota Vikings' first receiver...
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May 07, 2012  |  Discuss

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