Vikings Announce Changes to Coaching Staff

The Minnesota Vikings had a downturn at the end of the 2016 season to finish a mediocre 8-8, and just two days ago, the Vikings announced several coaching changes that will be in place effective immediately. Offensive Coordinator At the beginning of the 2016 season, Norv Turner was in place as the offensive coordinator. That lasted all of eight games, and Turner resigned from his...
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Vikings shed OC Pat Shurmur's interim tag, hire 2 assistants

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur's interim tag has been shed by coach Mike Zimmer, a step toward stability for the team's offense following a tumultuous season. The widely expected move was finalized Friday by the Vikings, who also fired quarterbacks coach Scott Turner and hired running backs coach Kennedy Polamalu and tight ends coach...
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Mike Zimmer on Sam Bradford: ‘I think he’s been amazing’

It’s probably been lost in their recent struggles, but the Minnesota Vikings were put in a pretty bad situation to start the 2016 season. Franchise quarterback Teddy Bridgewater went down with a severe knee injury, after which point the team traded for veteran Sam Bradford. This came a week before the start of the regular season. Forced to learn a new offense that was created...
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Troy Aikman almost came out of retirement to play for the Eagles

Troy Aikman famously played his entire career with the Dallas Cowboys, retiring after the 2000 season. But during a radio interview on Thursday, Aikman revealed that he almost came out of retirement in 2002, after a phone call from Andy Reid. The interview was with KTCK-AM in Dallas, and was detailed by the Dallas News: “So I retired, got into broadcasting. Then it was two...
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December 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Norv Turner opens up about resignation from Vikings

Former Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner opened up recently for the first time since he shockingly resigned from that post earlier in the season. Turner, who spent two-plus seasons as the Vikings offensive coordinator before calling it quits in early November, was pretty candid about the reasoning behind his departure from the Vikings. “Mike (Zimmer) and I just...
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November 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Bradford found out about Norv Turner’s resignation from wife

Minnesota Vikings starting quarterback Sam Bradford found out his offensive coordinator, Norv Turner, had resigned from his position after his wife called him to break the news. Sam Bradford tells reporters he found out about Norv's resignation after Bradford's wife got an alert on her phone and called him. — ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) November 2, 2016 Despite the...
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November 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner resigns

In what has to be considered an absolutely shocking turn of events in the NFL, Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner has announced his resignation. The announcement came via the team’s official Twitter account Wednesday morning and was met with speculation regarding what exactly happened behind the scenes in Minnesota. Norv Turner has resigned as the #Vikings...
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November 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: College teams interested in Norv Turner

Norv Turner, college head coach? According to this little nugget from Adam Schefter and Chris Mortensen, the thought has at least been entertained by certain unnamed colleges. “At least one and possibly two colleges are closely looking at Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner as a head-coaching candidate, per a league source. Whether he would be interested is an entirely...
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October 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Sam Bradford is getting the last laugh

When the Minnesota Vikings acquired Sam Bradford from the Philadelphia Eagles eight days before the start of the 2016 season, there were snickers.When the news broke about what the Vikings had given up for the former No. 1 overall pick (2010), the laughter broke through.A first-round pick for Sam Bradford?Well, so far this season, Sam Bradford is getting the last laugh.Less than...
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October 04, 2016

WATCH: Lorenzo Neal on the one move that caused the demise of the Chargers

Yardbarker recently sat down with former Pro Bowl fullback Lorenzo Neal and he revealed the one personnel move that the Chargers front office made that caused the team to go from perennial contender to AFC afterthought. Hint: Neal wasn't a fan of the Norv Turner era in San Diego.
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August 30, 2016  |  Discuss

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