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NORV TURNER RUMORS & GOSSIP

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
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings OC Norv Turner More Than Happy With Teddy Bridgewater

It's been awhile since new Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner has worked as just the offensive coordinator. When Minnesota hired the team likely hoped that one thing would happen--that he could replicate the success he saw with the Cowboys way back in the day with he Vikings.That depends. Does he have all the pieces he needs?@Vikings/TwitterAdrian Peterson is the...
Via FatManWriting
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Loud and clear: Turner gets Vikings' players attention, respect quickly

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- A voice rises loudly over the Minnesota Vikings practice fields, a new coach clearly audible, shouting -- sometimes with colorful language -- to get the attention of the players.  Only this coach isn't Mike Zimmer, Minnesota's new head coach known for his fiery personality.  No, the coach most noticeable during the Vikings' summer practices has been Norv...
Via Fox Sports North
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Norv Turner Calls Johnny Manziel ‘Amazingly Accurate’

Johnny Manziel received universally rave reviews from former and current NFL players, coaches, GMs, scouts and coaches after putting on a show at his Pro Day on Thursday. [RELATED: Jerry Rice: Johnny Manziel Reminds Me of Steve Young] Photo Via TheWhistle.com Now he’s also drawing plenty of praise from Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner. “He was amazingly accurate...
Via Gridiron Grit
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings will lean heavily on Turner in evaluation of quarterbacks

INDIANAPOLIS -- When he was introduced as the Minnesota Vikings' offensive coordinator, Norv Turner joked that he doesn't have to decide on when his new team will have to draft a quarterback. Turner might not make the final call, but he's going to have a big say in when and where Minnesota tries to find its next young quarterback, and on who it will be. Vikings general manager Rick...
Via Fox Sports North
February 20, 2014  |  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...
Via Purple Jesus Diaries
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Norv Turner: 'everyone is in agreement'€™ Vikings need a young quarterback

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Norv Turner knows what to look for in a franchise quarterback after a long NFL career, having worked with the likes of Troy Aikman and Philip Rivers as an offensive coordinator and head coach. Turner is still waiting to see who will emerge in the role of franchise quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings. During Turner's first public statements as Minnesota's...
Via Fox Sports North
February 06, 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...
Via cover32 - Vikings
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings target Browns offensive coordinator Turner for same position

The Minnesota Vikings have targeted Norv Turner as the offensive coordinator under new coach Mike Zimmer. Turner told The Associated Press in a brief phone interview Thursday that he and Zimmer have been talking about the job. Turner said nothing was finalized but ''hopefully it works out.'' Zimmer was hired Wednesday. He will be a first-time head coach after spending the last...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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