The new Yardbarker app is here! Install on your iPhone, iPad or Android device. You can also find us in Google Newsstand.


LINVAL JOSEPH RUMORS

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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings' biggest players practice 'small ball'

Defensive tackles Sharrif Floyd and Linval Joseph, the Minnesota Vikings' starting tandem, weigh a combined 640 pounds. Call these massive men whatever you want -- space-eaters, gap-pluggers, run-stuffers -- but they'll tell you it's all about "small ball."That's what the Vikings call their interior D-line responsibilities, according to the team's official website. Floyd and Joseph...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings DT Linval Joseph Returns To Practice After Nightclub Shooting

MANKATO, Minn. — The first bad-news call of Mike Zimmer’s career as a head coach came late at night but early in his first season with the Minnesota Vikings: Defensive tackle Linval Joseph had been shot in the leg at a downtown bar after the team’s first exhibition game. To the relief of Zimmer and the rest of the organization, that dreaded, unexpected call could have been...
Via NESN.com
August 10, 2014  |  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...
Via isportsweb.com
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

Joseph had perfect idol for new role with Vikings

Among the most gregarious players to step inside the Minnesota Vikings' locker room in recent years, few could match up with Pat Williams' presence -- both physically and in spirit. Williams was every bit of 330 pounds, despite his listed weight of 317 pounds. Big was also a good description for his loquaciousness. Williams, with his Louisiana drawl, loved to talk. Minnesota has...
Via Fox Sports North
March 12, 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
MORE STORIES >>


Vikings News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Notre Dame doesn't need a conference

Rex takes jabs at Jets' management

Sanchez: It's 'crazy' to call Chip racist

Ronda Rousey calls out Cyborg

Five most underrated players in the NFL

Five potential NFL salary cap casualties this preseason

Winners and losers of the 2015 MLB trade deadline

Pirates do Pirates at deadline: Neat little moves

Mets acquire Cespedes from Tigers

Ranking the NFL’s 32 head coaches

Five worst baseball trades since 2000

Examining the state of the NFL

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker