VIKINGS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Vikings Not Expected To Take A QB At No. 8 Overall?

  Vikings GM Rick Spielman tells Peter King of MMQB.com that this year’s group of quarterback prospects is a “mixed bag” and made it sound like they are prepared to wait to address the position. “That’s a big reason why we made it a high priority to sign Matt Cassel back,” Spielman said. “Every one of these quarterbacks … nothing is a sure thing. There’s no Andrew...
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GM Rick Spielman: There’s no Andrew Luck, no Peyton Manning

Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman said that there’s less room for error to make the right call on selecting a quarterback in the first round this year than in the past. He agreed with one NFL coaches comments that this year is 'torture' to select on of the top signal callers.
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Minnesota Vikings: Three players that need to have career seasons

The Vikings will be a long-shot to win the brutal NFC North Division in 2014, but possess the talent to do some damage if all of the pieces fall into place under the new coaching regime. Minnesota will be learning hard-nosed defensive that corresponds with a run-and-gun type offense. Typically it takes a team under a new system at least a season to adapt, but the Vikings have young...
Via isportsweb.com
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

The NFL draft prospect that will help the Minnesota Vikings the most

It’s seriously up in the air as to which player the Minnesota Vikings will select with the 8th pick in the NFL draft. The team has many needs on defense and offense, especially at the quarterback position. Minnesota needs to think critically when selecting its first pick in the draft because there are so many great options that will be available to them. However, I still believe...
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14 hours ago  |  Discuss

National Rewind: Offseason Power Rankings, Minnesota Vikings mock draft pick, more

While the NBA and NHL playoffs are now in full swing, the NFL never rests. Here are the best national columns from the cover32 universe this week. National Columns - The top-10 cornerbacks in the NFL Draft. (READ) - POWER RANKINGS: Grading each teams offseason performance so far. (READ) - NFL Mock Draft Round 1 version 1.0 (READ) - The 10 best games on the 2014 NFL schedule ...
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Vikings 'pay as you go' philosophy allows team to spend big in future

The Minnesota Vikings have been busily working the free-agent market since the start of the new league year to add upgrades to their defense. According to Ben Goessling of ESPN, going along with that effort  is the fact the Vikings have been among the top spenders in giving out  guaranteed money. However, the structure of the deals will give the team room in the future to continue...
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Mel Kiper Jr. has the Vikings drafting Blake Bortles

ESPN NFL Draft expert Mel Kiper Jr. has the Vikings taking Blake Bortles with the 8th overall pick in his latest mock draft. While some people believes Bortles will be the first overall pick, there’s a really good chance he slides down in the first round. Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Mel Kiper Jr. has the Vikings drafting Blake Bortles appeared...
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Jon Gruden compared Johnny Manziel to Brett Favre

Jon Gruden, recently worked with former Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel for his Gruden’s QB Camp television series on ESPN, and the former Super Bowl coach feels the former Heisman Trophy winner has a rare skill set you don’t want to regret passing up. Gruden told USA Today that Manziel reminds him a lot of […] The post Jon Gruden compared Johnny Manziel to Brett Favre appeared...
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Don’t believe the Teddy Bridgewater stock falling hype

Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, whose stock reportedly has dropped, will be meeting woth two teams that pick in the top five soon. According to NFL.com Bridgewater will be meeting with the Houston Texans and Jacksonville Jaguars within the next week. Bridgewater will meet with the Jaguars on Saturday and with the Texans next week, ESPN.com […] The post Don’t believe...
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Brinkley returns to Vikings where it 'feels like home for me again'

Little more than one year passed in the time Jasper Brinkley was gone from the Minnesota Vikings. He returned for the team's offseason workouts last week and the changes were abundant. Brinkley would see familiar faces as he walked the halls at Winter Park, such as general manager Rick Spielman, who re-signed him after one year in Arizona. There are still plenty of familiar teammates...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Zulgad: Vikings would be best off staying away from taking one of the 'marquee' quarterbacks

According to Judd Zulgad of ESPN 1500, the Minnesota Vikings would be making a big mistake if they drafted a quarterback early in the draft. The consensus on the 2014 quarterback class is that no one really knows how good these guys really are, and that taking one high for the sake of it could be a dire mistake in the mold of Christian Ponder. The varying degrees of opinions...
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3 days ago  |  2 Comments

Ranking the best NFL free agents still available

Most of the big-name NFL free agents have already been snatched off the open market, but there are still a handful of notable players with a plenty of potential and big-play ability remaining in free agency. [RELATED: 10 NFL Teams That Improved the Most in Free Agency] Photo Credit: Packers.com [RELATED: The 10 Best Bargains Still Available in Free Agency] With the first...
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Small School Draft Prospect Billy Turner is Driven (MUST SEE VIDEO)

Are you a small school football player?  Do you know what a player has to go through?  Here is an in depth, behind the scenes look at Billy Turner the Offensive Lineman from North Dakota State.  Turner is hungry, and he is motivated to tear it up and in this episode you will get to […] The post Small School Draft Prospect Billy Turner is Driven (MUST SEE VIDEO) appeared first...
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Vikings lineman Josh Samuda suffers gruesome ankle injury

Minnesota Vikings offensive lineman Josh Samuda suffered an ankle injury during practice on Tuesday that you do not want to see if you have a weak stomach. The Vikings were going through some basic agility drills when Samuda’s ankle bent the wrong way. Ben Garvin of the Pioneer Press was there to capture the aftermath. […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Best bargain NFL free agents still available

All too often, front offices around the NFL try so hard to scoop up what they think are the missing pieces to their Super Bowl puzzle on the open market that they wind up bending over backwards for overpriced big-name free agents that fail to live up to expectations. Unfortunately for these teams and their fans, dishing out loads of money in free agency rarely leads to championships...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss
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