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NORV TURNER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Minnesota Vikings turn to Turner tandem for Bridgewater's development

The Minnesota Vikings are comfortable moving forward with Teddy Bridgewater as the starting quarterback in 2015. He showed a lot of promise as a rookie, and the young passer receives top-notch tutelage under the team's two Turners.Norv Turner is Minnesota's offensive coordinator. His son, Scott, is the Vikings quarterbacks coach. They have their differences in coaching style, but...
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Norv Turner sees Teddy Bridgewater as top-five NFL QB

The summer months tend to bring some lofty expectations for teams around the NFL. It’s the start of a new year. Pretty much a clean slate for every squad, no matter what the previous season brought. For the Minnesota Vikings, last season was a surprise on the field. Off the field, it brought a level of drama that would make writers for General Hospital rethink scripting it. Adrian...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings need production from the tight end position

The Minnesota Vikings offense under offensive coordinator Norv Turner, has all the tools to be a potent unit; however, the tight end position must improve production wise to help achieve that goal. Kyle Rudolph has all the physical tools to be an elite tight end, but injuries and a multiple quarterback rotating through the past few seasons hasn't helped him get to the next level...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings OC Norv Turner: 'We want to be a top-10 offense'

Norv Turner has set a lofty goal for his second season as the Minnesota Vikings' offensive coordinator."We want to be a top-10 offense," Turner told the Vikings' official website. "We want to be an offense that helps win games. Stats aren't as important to me. There's key areas where we want to be good. We want to protect the ball. We want to be a great two-minute, great red-zone...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Norv Turner gets strong ranking in NFL.com offensive coordinator rankings

The Minnesota Vikings offense has plenty of talent surrounding the team in 2015. They also have one of the league’s mastermind offensive geniuses in Norv Turner. Turner ran a dangerous San Diego Chargers offense for five years, and NFL.com’s Bucky Brooks ranked him highly in his top 10 offensive coordinators. Brooks ranked him second, behind only Josh McDaniels (who is the offensive...
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June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Norv Turner on Peterson: 'Looks like he hasn't missed a day'

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson returned to practice with his team after nine months of being away from the field. Talking about Peterson’s physical condition, offensive coordinator Norv Turner had nothing but praise for the veteran running back: “I’ve been around a lot of these guys a lot of years and he’s one of the top guys I’ve been around,” Turner...
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June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Turner has great quote in defense of Bridgewater

Minnesota Vikings’ quarterback Teddy Bridgewater choked during a particular portion of his pro day workout last year. This was something that may have caused him to slip to the 32nd overall pick in last year’s draft. The exact drill where Bridgewater struggled was when he was to throw a pass over raised brooms which were supposed to simulate an oncoming pass rush. Bridgewater’s...
Via Sportsnaut
April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

New Vikings OC Norv Turner Already on Hot Seat

How quickly has a new NFL coaching assistant been fired? I know the Browns fired Rob Chudzinski after one season as a Head Coach, and the Raiders pretty much fire head coaches at the end of every season as well, but I can't think of many instances when someone like an Offensive Coordinator or other assistant coach was fired in the same offseason that he was hired. But if new...
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February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Could Derek Carr thrive in a Norv Turner lead Minnesota Vikings offense?

The eighth pick in the draft is frustrating—typically franchises with the eighth pick haven’t solved their problems behind center but are left generally finding another position to strengthen with the hope that they can find a way to grab a quarterback next year. In fact, in the last 40 years, quarterbacks have only been selected twice with the eighth pick (and recently, too...
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January 31, 2014  |  Discuss
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