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Adrian Peterson Would Be a Great Investment for Colts

Right off of the bat, you may think by the title that this is jumping the gun a little bit.After all, not only has Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson not been reinstated by the NFL yet, but he is still a member of the Vikings. However, most reporters close to the situation speculate that Peterson has already played his final miraculous snaps for the purple and gold.In...
Via Pro Football Spot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ben Tate active and will play against Packers

Ben Tate will suit up and be active on the Vikigns in today’s game against the NFC North rival Packers. Tate was waived by the Browns earlier this week only to end up with the Vikings. He will now share time with Joe Banyard behind Jerick McKinnon. Matt Asiata is out with a concussion. While this is good news for the future of Tate expecting him to get more than a few carries...
Via Tireball.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Asiata out, Kalil and Floyd questionable for Vikings

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Ben Tate looks like he might be needed in his first game for the Minnesota Vikings, but he should have starting left tackle Matt Kalil in front of him. Running back Matt Asiata is still going through concussion testing and will miss Sunday's game against the Green Bay Packers. Asiata has already been declared out, perhaps opening the possibility Tate could...
Via Fox Sports North
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Norv Turner: Jerick McKinnon is “’Vikings RB”

Ben Tate’s arrival wasn’t major cause for concern anyway. The Vikings claimed running back Ben Tate off waivers on Wednesday, but offensive coordinator Norv Turner said Thursday that his arrival was not going to result in a change of their depth chart. “We’re excited about Jerick and what he’s done and I see him as our running back,” Turner said, via the Pioneer Press...
Via BlackSportsOnline
6 days ago  |  Discuss

RB Tate joins Vikings after rough ride with Browns

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) After a bumpy ending in Cleveland, running back Ben Tate is getting a fresh start in Minnesota. Tate joined the Vikings for practice Thursday, two days after he was waived by the Browns. Tate signed with Cleveland as a free agent before the season, leaving Houston after four years. Tate had only two carries for minus-9 yards against the Texans last week...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Colts and Cardinals both attempted to claim Ben Tate

getty images Not that it matters all that much but both the Colts and the Cardinals attempted to claim running back Ben Tate once he was placed on waivers this week. Tate was waived by the Browns after being ineffective for much of the year. He was then claimed by the Vikings who found out earlier this week that Adrian Peterson would not be returning to the team this year. Source...
Via Tireball.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Colts, Cardinals also Tried to Claim Ben Tate

The Cleveland Browns signed running back Ben Tate to a multi-year deal this summer, but that marriage between the two lasted all of half the season. The Browns cut Tate earlier this week after he lost nine yards on two carries in the team’s loss to Houston. The Vikings quickly claimed him off waivers to help bolster their injury riddled backfield, but they weren’t the only team...
Via Standing O Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Colts & Cardinals Also Placed Claims On Ben Tate

Field Yates of ESPN is reporting that two other NFL teams placed waivers claims on recently released RB Ben Tate. According to Yates, the two teams were the Colts and Cardinals, but the obviously didn’t get him as the Vikings held a much higher waiver priority due to their current record. The order for teams claiming players this week is: OAK, JAX, TB, TEN, NYJ, WAS, NYG, CAR...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings Add Depth To Backfield With Ben Tate

The Minnesota Vikings have claimed running back Ben Tate off waivers from the Browns.Fantasy Spin:The move makes sense for the Vikings, with Adrian Peterson officially unavailable for the rest of the season. However, there is no telling how much action Tate will see, and owners should expect almost nothing for Week 12.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
7 days ago  |  Discuss

See Why Ben Tate Could Start Sunday for the Vikings

See Why Ben Tate Could Start Sunday for the Vikings It sure didn’t take long after being waived by the Cleveland Browns for running back Ben Tate to get swooped up the Minnesota Vikings, possibly starting for the team this Sunday against the Green Bay Packers. A very poor man's … The post See Why Ben Tate Could Start Sunday for the Vikings appeared first on Fantasy Football Chick.
Via Fantasy Football Chick
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Tate Has Some Choice Words For Cleveland

Ben Tate was waived by the Cleveland Browns on Tuesday, just a few short months after signing there as a free agent. Tate was claimed by the Minnesota Vikings but had a few choice words for the city as he left. No hard feelings though, right? [@BIZ_NICK_] The post Ben Tate Has Some Choice Words For Cleveland appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings claim RB Tate off waivers

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Minus Adrian Peterson for the rest of the season and with two running backs missing practice because of injury Wednesday, the Minnesota Vikings weren't going to let the chance at adding another running back slip by. Minnesota claimed Ben Tate off waivers Wednesday and released tight end MarQueis Gray. Tate -- who signed a two-year, $6.2 million contract in...
Via Fox Sports North
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings bolster backfield, claim Ben Tate off waivers

  The Minnesota Vikings have claimed running back Ben Tate off waivers from the Cleveland Browns. Tate was signed Wednesday, when running backs Matt Asiata (concussion) and Jerick McKinnon (lower back injury) both were held out of practice. The move also came the day after the NFL announced a suspension of running back Adrian Peterson for the rest of the season for violating the...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings claim running back Ben Tate off waivers

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Vikings have claimed running back Ben Tate off waivers from the Cleveland Browns. Tate was signed Wednesday, when running backs Matt Asiata (concussion) and Jerick McKinnon (lower back injury) both were held out of practice. The move also came the day after the NFL announced a suspension of running back Adrian Peterson for the rest of the season...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings claim Ben Tate from waivers

There were some well-fitting jokes about the Indianapolis Colts pouncing on Ben Tate shortly after the running back was waived by the Cleveland Browns. Unfortunately we may never know if a claim was made as Tate is now a member of the Minnesota Vikings. Source: the Vikings have claimed RB Ben Tate. — Field Yates (@FieldYates) November 19, 2014 The Vikings opted to add Tate in...
Via Waiting For Next Year
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Browns' running back Tate reportedly claimed by Vikings

It didn't take Ben Tate long to find a new home. Tate essentially lost his job thanks to the emergence of Cleveland Browns rookies Isaiah Crowell and Terrance West. On Monday morning, the team announced his release. Late Wednesday afternoon, ESPN's Field Yates and NFL Network's Ian Rappaport tweeted that the former disgruntled Browns' tailback was claimed by the Vikings before he...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings Claim Ben Tate Off Waivers One Day After His Release By Browns

The Minnesota Vikings won’t have Adrian Peterson, who’s suspended for the rest of the season, so they picked up another running back. The Vikings claimed Ben Tate off waivers Wednesday, just one day after he was released by the Cleveland Browns. Tate signed a two-year, $6.2 million contract with the Browns during the offseason but put together a disappointing...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings claim Ben Tate off waivers

getty images The Vikings had been hoping to get running back Adrian Peterson back on the field this week, instead they will have to settle for waiver claim Ben Tate. Peterson’s NFL future is in question leaving the Vikings to move onto the recently waived Tate. The Vikings do not seem ready to let Jerick McKinnon, who is dealing with a lower back injury, run with the ball leaving...
Via Tireball.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Tate Left a Message For Browns: “F*ck You Cleveland”

Seems a bit agitated on his way out. Ben Tate was released for complaining about playing time in Cleveland (he was just picked up on waivers by the Vikings) and that was his goodbye message to the Browns. He didn’t say it with his chest, because he deleted the tweet immediately, but once you hit send nothing is deleted. H/T NFL Draft Diamonds
Via BlackSportsOnline
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Browns' Pettine addresses Tate's release and the running back situation moving forward

EXTRA POINTS Pettine on Tate, RB Position: Pettine said there were a number of factors that led to the release of RB Ben Tate, including the emergence of rookie running backs Isaiah Crowell, Terrance West and Glenn Winston. "We met and talked about the move Monday night," Pettine said. "At the time, and with all of the circumstances rolled in together, it was best for the Browns...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings Claim Ben Tate

The Minnesota Vikings have claimed RB Ben Tate off waivers.  Tate was waived by the Cleveland Browns yesterday.  Tate will again be on a team with 2 other running backs, and have to fight for playing time, which was the reason he was frustrated in Cleveland.  Very strange move by the Vikings, who have a young RB prospect in Jerick McKinnon, a decent back up in Matt Asiata,...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Tate was not happy in Cleveland, According to his tweet

Ben Tate will not have to worry about Cleveland anymore. Now that he is gone and on a new team, we thought it would only be right to show his final tweet to the Browns faithful. **Warning Graphic Language** It was quickly deleted but not before someone took a snapshot. Ouch… Do you follow the […] The post Ben Tate was not happy in Cleveland, According to his tweet appeared first...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Vikings move on from Adrian Peterson, claim Ben Tate

One day after it was announced Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson was suspended for the rest of 2014, the team has made a move at the position. Source: the Vikings have claimed RB Ben Tate. — Field Yates (@FieldYates) November 19, 2014   Tate signed a two-year, $6.2M dollar deal with the Browns this offseason as one of the most sought after free agent running...
Via cover32 - Vikings
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Vikings Claim RB Ben Tate

Field Yates of ESPN is reporting that the Minnesota Vikings have claimed RB Ben Tate off of waivers from the Cleveland Browns. Tate, 26, signed a two-year, $6.2 million contract that included $2.5 million guaranteed with Cleveland back in March, but had fallen behind Isaiah Crowell and Terrance West on the team’s depth chart. On top of that, Tate publicly complained about...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts Week 12 showdown circled as top NFL game to watch?

It’s hard to believe that calendar has already reached mid-November, with only six weeks left in the NFL regular season. That means it’s stretch time, as every game takes on added implications. It also means that the NFL landscape looks different than most people would have predicted. Just one week before Thanksgiving, there are a slew of big games involving teams that have playoff...
Via cover32 - Colts
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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