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Linebacker situation still unclear for Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings kick off their offseason program in a week with a defense that has been changed dramatically since Mike Zimmer took over as the team's new head coach. Zimmer has tried to reserve judgment on many of Minnesota's current roster until he has time to see each player on the field. The Vikings will hold a voluntary minicamp before May's NFL Draft. Zimmer...
Via Fox Sports North
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 10 Free Agent Linebackers: Do the Vikings need to take a look?

By now I think it is pretty clear that the Minnesota Vikings have so many holes on this team, especially on defense. Linebacker, what once was a strong area for the team, is now very weak. Chad Greenway has been a stalwart since he was drafted by the purple and gold. But, with so much movement around him, the core has been effected. The one bright spot of the 2013 season was the...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

What non-QB options do the Minnesota Vikings have in the first round?

Despite the NFL draft being months away, the scouting combine has the draft talk at a fever pitch. We know that the Vikings need a quarterback, but what if the team decides to go in a different direction with their first round pick? With so many holes on defense and the sting of a first round QB bust fresh in Rick Spielman’s mind, a defensive playmaker would make a lot of sense...
Via cover32 - Vikings
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Scout’s take: Many versions for MLBs

The Vikings could be looking for a middle linebacker after the release of Erin Henderson. If they aren’t convinced on Michael Mauti’s health or Audie Cole’s abilities, there are plenty of different options in the draft. NFL scout Dave-Te’ Thomas explains the strengths of some second-day possibilities.
Via min.scout.com
February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings Draft Thoughts

  Adam Dickinson Minnesota Vikings Writer The Minnesota Vikings are coming off a less than stellar year but showed upside with young talent such as Cordarelle Patterson, Xavier Rhodes, and Audie Cole.  This is a very important off season for the Vikings to hit the ground running with new head coach Mike Zimmer. The NFL draft is one of the best ways to find young talent just as...
Via TopSportsReport
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings fans hope to see more of Audie Cole in 2014

For a lot of Minnesota Vikings fans, Audie Cole made a splash during the 2012 preseason. Cole was a seventh round pick in 2012 for the Vikings, and although he made a splash amongst fans he did not see any playing time. Cole made an even bigger splash once Erin Henderson went down with an injury this last year. In week 13 Cole was named starting middle linebacker. Cole finished...
Via cover32 - Vikings
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings Full 7 Round Mock Draft

While it is only January it’s never to early to start thinking ahead for the Vikings 2014 NFL Draft. Below are predictions on what the Vikings could do with each of their 8 selections in the May’s draft. It is no secret that Minnesota has quite a few needs to fill and depending on how free agency rolls out come May half of these picks could be irrelevant, which is why this will...
Via DraftSeason
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Erin Henderson wants his middle linebacker spot back; Bored at the Will

The Vikings moved Henderson back to weakside linebacker after Audie Cole performed well at middle linebacker, and because the Vikings play so much nickel defense, Henderson has barely been on the field. He played eight snaps against the Baltimore Ravens on Dec. 8, and got just 12 last Sunday against the Eagles, including a couple at middle linebacker after […]
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
December 18, 2013  |  1 Comment

5 Vikings to Watch Vs. Eagles

The Vikings second to last game ever in the Metrodome takes place this Sunday afternoon and here our five players to watch for in that game. 5. Marcus Sherels Marcus Sherels has just been solid for the Vikings this season.  He often comes in off the bench during a game, and steps right in without missing a beat.  Sherels is rarely out of position and is a sure tackler.  He has...
Via DraftSeason
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Weekly IDP Rankings: Week Fifteen For 2013 Fantasy Football

One common mistake that all fantasy owners, not just IDP owners, make is to overrate strong performances in the playoffs. On the offensive side of the ball, guys like Josh McCown and Marques Colston had huge weeks, but that doesn’t mean that you’re starting them in the semi-finals over Matt Stafford and DeSean Jackson. The same thing applies on the defensive side of the ball...
Via Razzball Football
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Week 15 IDP Waiver Wire Targets

We’re well into the fantasy playoffs now, and there were some key injuries and newcomers that could make the difference for your IDP rosters. Here’s a look at players to target on the Week 15 IDP waiver wire.  Good luck! Audie Cole (LB, Vikings) Cole is a repeat from last week, but as always….I REPEAT FOR EMPHASIS! Cole has supplanted Erin Henderson at the middle linebacker...
Via Punch Drunk Fantasy Sports
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Week 15 IDP Waiver Wire Targets

We’re well into the fantasy playoffs now, and there were some key injuries and newcomers that could make the difference for your IDP rosters. Here’s a look at players to target on the Week 15 IDP waiver wire.  Good luck! Audie Cole (LB, Vikings) Cole is a repeat from last week, but as always….I REPEAT […]The post Week 15 IDP Waiver Wire Targets appeared first on Punch Drunk Wonderland.
Via Punch Drunk Wonderland
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

5 Players to Watch in Vikings Vs. Ravens

The Vikings are approaching the home stretch with their second to last road game of the year coming up this Sunday in Baltimore.  Here are some guys to keep an eye on in this contest. 5. Audie Cole Audie Cole has been a pleasant surprise since taking over the starting middle linebacker job two weeks ago.  In that time, he’s amassed 22 tackles and one sack.  The entire Vikings...
Via DraftSeason
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

5 things: Turnovers could be key when Vikings, Ravens duel in sloppy conditions

The Minnesota Vikings like to split their season into quarters and are coming off a third quarter in which they were 2-1-1. The final quarter opens Sunday at Baltimore against the defending Super Bowl champion Ravens. Minnesota hasn't been officially eliminated from the playoffs and is hoping for another late-season run for momentum and positivity. Here are five things to watch...
Via Fox Sports North
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

5 things: Turnovers could be key when Vikings, Ravens duel in sloppy conditions

The Minnesota Vikings like to split their season into quarters and are coming off a third quarter in which they were 2-1-1. The final quarter opens Sunday at Baltimore against the defending Super Bowl champion Ravens. Minnesota hasn't been officially eliminated from the playoffs and is hoping for another late-season run for momentum and positivity. Here are five things to watch...
Via Fox Sports North
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Masturbatory Game 13 Preview: The Team That Should Have Been

FINALLY Your Minnesota Vikings You know, it feels like it BARELY took 13 games to get to this point, but this weekend it feels like we're finally getting to see the 2013 Vikings that were supposed to be. We will have a half-way competent quarterback starting in Matt Cassel, Audie Cole playing solid up the middle at middle linebacker, no AJ Jefferson on the team ... It'...
Via Purple Jesus Diaries
December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Leslie Frazier says Audie Cole will stay in middle of defense, Erin Henderson wil move to weakside

Minnesota Vikings LB Erin Henderson lost his starting job after being arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated and missed the Packers game due to a 'personal issue.' However, his mistake also affected where he will play the rest of the season. Henderson spent the offseason moving from the weakside LB position and fighting for the starting MLB position, but...
Via 60 Max Power O
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Frazier says Vikings will make switch in middle

Minnesota Vikings LB Erin Henderson lost his starting job after being arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated and missed the Packers game due to a 'personal issue.' However, his mistake also affected where he will play the rest of the season. Henderson spent the offseason moving from the weakside LB position and fighting for the starting MLB position, but...
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December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Frazier says Vikings will make switch in middle

Minnesota Vikings LB Erin Henderson lost his starting job after being arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated and missed the Packers game due to a 'personal issue.' However, his mistake also affected where he will play the rest of the season. Henderson spent the offseason moving from the weakside LB position and fighting for the starting MLB position, but...
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December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Frazier says Vikings will make switch in middle

Minnesota Vikings LB Erin Henderson lost his starting job after being arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated and missed the Packers game due to a 'personal issue.' However, his mistake also affected where he will play the rest of the season. Henderson spent the offseason moving from the weakside LB position and fighting for the starting MLB position, but...
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December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings make switch in middle of defense

Minnesota Vikings LB Erin Henderson lost his starting job after being arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated and missed the Packers game due to a 'personal issue.' However, his mistake also affected where he will play the rest of the season. Henderson spent the offseason moving from the weakside LB position and fighting for the starting MLB position, but...
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December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings make switch in middle of defense

Minnesota Vikings LB Erin Henderson lost his starting job after being arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated and missed the Packers game due to a 'personal issue.' However, his mistake also affected where he will play the rest of the season. Henderson spent the offseason moving from the weakside LB position and fighting for the starting MLB position, but...
Via 60 Max Power O
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Erin Henderson loses job in the middle of defense after DUI: 'I’ve come to grips with it and come to terms with it'

Minnesota Vikings LB Erin Henderson lost his starting job after being arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated and missed the Packers game due to a 'personal issue.' However, his mistake also affected where he will play the rest of the season. Henderson spent the offseason moving from the weakside LB position and fighting for the starting MLB position, but...
Via 60 Max Power O
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Erin Henderson gets moved from the middle of defense after DUI

Minnesota Vikings LB Erin Henderson lost his starting job after being arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated and missed the Packers game due to a 'personal issue.' However, his mistake also affected where he will play the rest of the season. Henderson spent the offseason moving from the weakside LB position and fighting for the starting MLB position, but...
Via 60 Max Power O
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Erin Henderson gets moved from the middle of defense after DUI, Audie Cole will stay at MLB

Minnesota Vikings LB Erin Henderson lost his starting job after being arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated and missed the Packers game due to a 'personal issue.' However, his mistake also affected where he will play the rest of the season. Henderson spent the offseason moving from the weakside LB position and fighting for the starting MLB position, but...
Via 60 Max Power O
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

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