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Ex-Vikings wide receiver featured among the top draft busts who were combine stars

Former Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Troy Williamson never lived to the hype he created during his workouts at the 2005 NFL Combine. The NFL’s annual scouting combine will begin this Friday and it will be a chance for many prospects to raise their stock before the draft in April. However, just because a player excels […] Ex-Vikings wide receiver featured among the top draft...
Via The Viking Age
February 27, 2017

Troy Williams On Top of QB Depth Chart

In possibly the least shocking news thus far this fall, in Utah’s newest fall camp depth chart, junior college transfer quarterback Troy Williams was listed at the top of the QB depth chart, with Brandon Cox and Tyler Huntley battling for the next spot. In the spring, Coach Whittingham said that Williams was starting to pull away before he was injured, and it appears that is...
Via Block U
August 15, 2016

2016 Vikings Position Battles: Wide Receiver

The Vikings have been a bottomless pit of failed WR experiments since they traded Randy Moss in 2005. From Troy Williamson to Michael Jenkins to Hank-freaking-Baskett, we’ve had our share of WR poverty. This year, the Vikings bring a ton of young talent to try and piece together some semblance of an NFL-quality WR corps.
Via Vikings Journal
July 07, 2016

Troy Williamson says it wasn’t his eyes, it was his head

The Vikings tried everything to tap into the potential they saw in wide receiver Troy Williamson. When you draft a guy seventh overall in 2005, that’s what you do. But after watching him struggle to catch the ball, the Vikings decided he had depth-perception problems, and he had special exercises prescribed to try to fix…
Via Pro Football Talk
June 29, 2016

Former Vikings’ WR wanted to fight coach Brad Childress

To say that former Minnesota Vikings receiver Troy Williamson and head coach Brad Childress did not get along would be an understatement. In his final season with the Vikings, Williamson’s grandmother died. When the receiver left the team for the funeral, Childress took a game check away from the player. The situation got so bad that Williamson reportedly said that he wanted...
Via Sportsnaut
June 28, 2016  |  Discuss

10 Previous 7th Overall Picks Urge Chicago Bears To Trade It

Every year is different when it comes to the NFL draft but like any other event, there are always trends that seem to appear.  So what can be discovered regarding the 7th overall pick, which the Chicago Bears currently hold? Being the top 10 is a definite plus but like any pick it guarantees nothing.  Still, does recent history offer any hope or optimism for fans?  The results...
Via Sports Mockery
April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Cuba Domadores finish WSB regular season undefeated

In front of a large crowd at London’s Copper Box Arena, Cuba Domadores defeated British Lionhearts 5-0 and achieved their 13th consecutive victory in Season V of the World Series of Boxing (WSB). The Cuban team entered this fixture after the historic news was revealed that the International Boxing Association (AIBA) has become the exclusive partner for all Cuban boxers from the...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

The Minnesota Vikings worst draft pick ever could be a wide receiver!

Could Troy Williamson be the worst Minnesota Vikings draft pick in their entire history? Williamson was taken with the seventh overall pick in the 2005 NFL draft. Williamson was taken with the pick that the Vikings got from the Oakland Raiders in return for Randy Moss. The Vikings were looking for a deep play threat and Williamson pulled out a 4.32 40 at the combine. After his...
Via cover32 - Vikings
February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

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