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Vikings face tough decision in picking up fifth-year option on Christian Ponder

The Minnesota Vikings have to make a decision by May 3rd on if the team will exercise their fifth-year option on Christian Ponder, the team’s 2011 top pick. Ponder hasn’t performed to expectations and while the club looking into drafting a quarterback for the future in the 2014 NFL Draft, it’s not a slam dunk that the team will decline the option. The Vikings wouldn’t...
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30 draft prospects have been invited to New York (Complete List)

So today the NFL announced 30 players will be attending the NFL Draft in New York City. The biggest surprises are Cody Latimer of Indiana and Jimmy Garoppolo of Eastern Illinois. I would be shocked if either one are selected in Round 1. The post 30 draft prospects have been invited to New York (Complete List) appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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Proposed new Minnesota Vikings uniform is pretty sweet

Proposed uniform changes for NFL teams is nothing new. Every week, some sort of idea seems to pop up – from radical redesigns to Star Wars themed tweaks to subtle changes. Most are interesting, but fairly laughable. One new batch, however is worth taking a look at. Jesse Alkire, a freelance graphic artist / designer from Chicago, recently put his spin on each NFL team’s uniform...
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Vikings have a pre-draft visit with DE Kareem Martin

The Minnesota Vikings are obviously trying to stack up their defense end position after re-signing Everson Griffin to a monster deal. Today Kareem Martin the former UNC Tar Heel will be in for a pre-draft visit according to sources. @caplannfl: DE Kareem Martin (UNC), who is projected to go off the board in rounds 2-3, […] The post Vikings have a pre-draft visit with DE Kareem...
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Vikings working to get WR Cordarrelle Patterson more involved in second year

The Minnesota Vikings have big plans for WR Cordarrelle Patterson; offensive coordinator Norv Turner has devised around ten extra plays for the impressive second year player. Many look at Cleveland Browns WR Josh Gordon as prime example of they type of jump Patterson could make in his sophomore campaign.
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Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Roderick McDowell, RB, Clemson

Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Roderick McDowell, RB, Clemson  How many teams were recruiting you out of high school? Out of high I was highly recruited and ranked In the nation, so I would say about 15 or more… Where did you choose and why? At the end of the recruiting trail I decided to picked […] The post Draft Diamonds Prospect Interview: Roderick McDowell, RB, Clemson...
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Johnny Manziel: A general manager’s nightmare, living your dream

Enter Johnny Manziel. The NFL draft’s ultimate gamble. Hate him or love him, there’s no question Johnny Football is one of few special players college football has ever seen. His wizardry with the pigskin mimics that of Brett Favre or Mike Vick. Ironically, the resemblance doesn’t end on the field. Manziel’s distractions have made him a liability. Big enough, that some have...
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Did any of the former Minnesota Viking make the cover32 greatest player ever selected list?

    The Minnesota Vikings have drafted a number of great players over the years. Did anyone of them make the greatest player ever selected at each first round draft spot list? You can check out part one of the list right here . You may also be interested in:Did any of the former Minnesota Viking make the cover32 greatest player ever selected list?Will the Minnesota Vikings draft...
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Will the Minnesota Vikings draft any of the top 10 safeties in the NFL Draft?

In 2013, the Minnesota Vikings finished 29th in passing defense. The team has addressed the cornerback position by signing Captain Munnerlyn to a three-year contract, but the Vikings have yet to filled their need at safety. With Jamarca Sanford and Harrison Smith’s lack of production last season, the Vikings may be looking to upgrade. Here are the players Minnesota could be keeping...
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Peter King: Vikings won’t use the 8th pick on a quarterback

Peter King of TheMMQB.com says the Minnesota Vikings won’t be using the eighth overall pick in next months draft ‘s a quarterback. RT @MeatSauce1: Vikings at 8. Your thoughts? … Not a quarterback. They want a sure thing. — Peter King (@SI_PeterKing) April 21, 2014 You have to imagine the Vikings could go with a defensive impact player, since they ddi let Jared Allen walk...
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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...
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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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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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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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