EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The Minnesota Vikings are missing a couple of key backups to injuries. Coach Mike Zimmer says Wednesday that defensive tackle Shamar Stephen had arthroscopic knee surgery and offensive tackle Carter Bykowski had shoulder surgery. Stephen was in the rotation as a rookie last year and started three games when Sharrif Floyd was hurt. Zimmer said he expects Stephen...
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When head coach Mike Zimmer came to the Minnesota Vikings everyone knew the key to success for his defense would be the defensive line, particularly the defensive tackle position. The Vikings made sure Coach Zimmer got a mix of players that can play that role from him productively, plug in seventh round pick from 2014, Shamar Stephen. Late round picks are frequently fighting for...
Two preseason games have given us a chance to see new Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer and his players in action. Zimmer and general manager Rick Spielman will have many difficult decisions over the next two weeks as Minnesota tries to go from its current 90-man roster to the regular-season, 53-man roster. The battle for jobs is on with the Vikings heading into the biggest preseason...
Editor’s note: Since I was sick and in bed for the entire weekend plus Monday, I was unable to do much posting if it all. Had I not felt this way, this post would have done on Saturday when they were drafted. NEW YORK – Two former UConn Football standouts, Shamar Stephen and Yawin Smallwood, were taken in the seventh round of the 2014 NFL Draft on Saturday at Radio City Music...
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