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Johnathan Hankins’ value estimated at nearly $9 million per season

ESPN sees Hankins’ value as comparable to Linval Joseph It’s no secret the New York Giants prefer pass-rushers over interior linemen. At the very least that’s been the perception, heightened when they let Barry Cofield walk in 2011, then Linval Joseph in 2014. With DT Johnathan Hankins expected to hit the open market early next month, Big Blue has another tough decision to...
Via Big Blue View
3 days ago

Vikings players to send signed picture to trucked sound man

Before the Minnesota Vikings clobbered the Arizona Cardinals Sunday, a couple of players inadvertently clobbered a FOX sound man, Bernie Beaudry, while running from the tunnel onto the field. You can watch the video of the poor guy getting run over by Brian Robison and Linval Joseph here. Based on the collision, which knocked Beaudry to the ground, we’re happy to say he was no...
Via Sportsnaut
November 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Vikings player takes out sound worker while running on field

A member of FOX’s broadcasting crew was absolutely nailed by Linval Joseph when he happened to run in front of the tunnel just as the Vikings were running onto the field. The man, who was holding a parabola mic, got destroyed by Joseph and hit the ground hard, where he was nearly trampled. Luckily the Vikings stopped to check on him first. Well,Good job man #rannfl #bighit...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Vikings return to find ‘Beat Green Bay’ shirts in their lockers

The Minnesota Vikings arrived home Monday after a road win against Oakland to find a nice gift waiting for them in their locker room. After assuming the lead in the NFC North with a record of 7-2 — the next opponent being the Green Bay Packers, who are one game behind at 6-3 — nothing was more appropriate than for the guys to come home to new black shirts with an NFC logo and...
Via Sportsnaut
November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings Who Need To Make An Impact in 2015 | #8 Linval Joseph

#8 | Linval Joseph Joseph was brought in last season as the big Vikings’ offseason acquistion.  His play was adequate, though his number of tackles dropped a bit from his last few seasons.  The Vikings will need him to step up his game in 2015 and will rely on him mto shut down their opponents running game. Why Joesph’s Performance is so Important The Minnesota Vikings...
Via DraftSeason
August 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Vikings NT Linval Joseph Involved In Shooting

The Vikings announced that NT Linval Joseph was among the victims of a random shooting that occurred Friday night at a nightclub. According to the report, Joseph suffered just a minor injury to his calf. The Vikings commented on the matter in a statement: “Following last night’s preseason game, Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Linval Joseph was an innocent bystander to the...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings' Joseph looks how 'a nose tackle's supposed to look'

MANKATO, Minn. -- A mountain of a man at 6-foot-4 and 323 pounds, Linval Joseph is an imposing figure whether in pads or not for the Minnesota Vikings. The first day of training camp, Joseph participated in team drills -- minus pads -- for the first time since signing a five-year, $31.25 million contract on the first day of free agency. Minnesota's priority free-agent signing, Joseph...
Via Fox Sports North
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings: Grading the free agency moves

The Vikings have been content with signing low budget free agents this off-season. It’s surprising that Minnesota did not agree to terms with one superstar to help bolster a team that is in desperate need of some leadership. Linval Joseph, Captain Munnerlyn, Derek Cox, Tom Johnson and Corey Wooten are going to be some new faces on defense, while Vladamir Ducasse will be a new face...
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings sign DT Linval Joseph

Linval Joseph, a 2nd round pick, has been a 3-year starter with the Giants from 2011-2013, grading out as Pro Football Focus’ 21st ranked defensive tackle in each of the last 2 seasons. Only 5 other players have graded out higher than him in both seasons (Gerald McCoy, Ndamukong Suh, Jurrell Casey, Geno Atkins, Marcell Dareus). Joseph is better against the run than he is rushing...
Via The Football Fan Spot
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants May Have A Tough Time Keeping DT Linval Joseph

Dave Hutchinson of the Neward Star-Ledger believes that Giants DT Linval Joseph could command as much as $35-40 million on the open market this offseason. Losing Joseph could be a huge loss for the Giants defense given that he’s in the prime of his career and clearly their best interior defensive lineman. According to Hutchinson, New York believes that second-year pro Johnathan...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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