Trophies on the table for the Hawkeyes the next few weeks

A Big Ten West Division trophy might be on display at Kinnick Stadium on Saturday. The thing is certainly up for grabs, with the No. 5 Hawkeyes holding a one-game lead and the tiebreaker over Wisconsin with two weeks left in the season.If Iowa (10-0, 6-0 Big Ten) can handle its business against Purdue (2-8, 1-5) at Kinnick Stadium (11 a.m. kick on ESPN2), it wins the West for the...

Minnesota Vikings Saturday 'Donut Club' has executive board, serious rules, uniforms

Back in 2008, former Minnesota Vikings quarterback Gus Frerotte inadvertently laid the foundation for the team's Donut Club that's evolved into a full-fledged institution comprised of donut-loving norsemen.“I just kept bringing donuts in because it’s a great thing to see when a guy sees fresh, big-ass donuts and they want to eat them," Frerotte told The MMQB. Donut Club - Week...
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October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Despite limited role, LB Chad Greenway still making an impact

Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway at the ripe old age of 32 can see the end of the road, but he's still a productive player in coach Mike Zimmer's defense. Zimmer not only values Greenway's play in a limited role that suits him at this stage of his career, he likes the fact that the linebacker can help the younger players develop. "I said, 'This guy can be a great...
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September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Greenway on Peyton: 'He's the straw that stirs the drink'

Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway knows the key to beating the Denver Broncos is to stop quarterback Peyton Manning. Even though he's 39 years old, Greenway still believes Manning is the best passer in the game today. "He’s the straw that stirs the drink, and we have to try to get to him and be physical with him as much as we can," Greenway said, per Don Banks of Sports...
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September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings veterans Peterson and Greenway share a 'weird connection'

Linebacker Chad Greenway and running back Adrian Peterson are two of the longest-tenured members of the Minnesota Vikings. Greenway was a first-round draft pick out of Iowa in 2006 (17th overall); the Vikings picked Peterson out of Oklahoma the following year (seventh overall). Over the years, Greenway and Peterson have forged a connection. With young players coming up all the time...
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September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Zimmer missed Greenway's touchdown after sideline collision

The most exciting play from the Minnesota Vikings' 31-14 romp over the San Diego Chargers on Sunday was a 91-yard interception return touchdown by linebacker Chad Greenway. The mayhem on Minnesota's sideline during the play resulted in a collision, which took out Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer and kept him from seeing Greenway's score. Zimmer described the chaotic situation, via...
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September 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Ref gets knocked down during INT return (video)

The Minnesota Vikings beat the San Diego Chargers Sunday by the final score of 31-7. It was a snoozer, but with about 14 minutes left in the game, Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway picked off quarterback Philip Rivers and returned it 91 yards for a touchdown. That still wasn’t particularly interesting, but on the return, the official ran into and was leveled by a coach as he ran...
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September 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings’ Chad Greenway Returns One-Handed Interception For TD (Video)

Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway probably was out of breath after returning an interception for a touchdown in Sunday’s road win against the San Deigo Chargers. Greenway made a one-handed snag on a deflection for the interception and then ran 91 yards for a score. The Vikings defense also did a nice job blocking every would-be-tackler on his path to the end zone. ...
September 27, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Chad Greenway rumbles for 91-yard pick-six vs. Chargers

Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway is in his ninth NFL season, but the 32-year-old veteran looked as young and spry as ever when he picked off San Diego Chargers quarterback Phillip Rivers and returned it 91 yards for a touchdown on Sunday. An entire convoy of Vikings saw Greenway into the end zone for his second career touchdown. Before Sunday, he had not scored since his...
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September 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Tuesday web roundup: Minnesota Vikings

Film review: Teddy Bridgewater's mobility, Peterson's big day fuel win Four of the Vikings' six second-half drives started in Detroit's territory, though a pair of .... Andrew Krammer covers the Minnesota Vikings for ... NFL mascot's unbelievable pay demands THE Minnesota Vikings have faced plenty of worthy adversaries in contract negotiations over the years. But...
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September 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings Bounce Back Against the Lions

After a rough Week One, the Minnesota Vikings bounced back against the Lions in impressive fashion. The Vikings effort was much different this time around and this is what everyone expected from the team. Three reasons why the Vikings won: Winning the battle in the trenches Unlike week one, the Vikings took control of the offensive and defensive lines early and dominated the the...
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September 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings LB Greenway barely sees field versus Lions in Week 2

Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway is still useful, but he's definitely not the Pro Bowl defender he was a few a years ago. Against the Detroit Lions in Week 2, Greenway played only 16 snaps. Pro Football Focus records tell us that's a new career low for him, per Chris Tomasson of the Pioneer Press.The Vikings won the game, 26-16, despite Greenway's limited contributions...
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September 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Chad Greenway open to taking on two-down linebacker role

Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway doesn't know what his exact role will be in his ninth NFL season, but the veteran is willing to do whatever he can to help the team. "Hard to tell at this point," Greenway said about his role, per Andrew Krammer of "I don't know, I haven't identified exactly what my role will be. I'm open to absolutely anything, whatever that...
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September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Chad Greenway reaches out to Vikings fans, likens teammate to super human

Linebacker Chad Greenway recently handled a "Monday Morning Mailbag" for the Minnesota Vikings' official website this week, answering questions from curious fans in search of a little insight. There were some interesting responses. For example, Greenway was asked who would win in a footrace between wide receivers Charles Johnson, Cordarrelle Patterson and Mike Wallace. "All freaky...
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July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Monday web roundup: Minnesota Vikings

Which Minnesota Viking has the best-selling jersey in the state? It's not surprising that a Vikings player was the best seller in Minnesota, but the player might be. With a load of options available including Adrian Peterson, ... Fantasy: Top 50 Running Back Ranks, PPR Scoring 1) Adrian Peterson, Minnesota Vikings - The cyborg is back and will be running with a vengeance. Trust...
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July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

LB Chad Greenway healthy and ready to 'compete with anybody'

Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway said he's not focusing on the future; instead he's keeping his eyes trained on the present. Greenway dealt with injuries in 2014 including broken ribs and a strained knee ligament, but said that he feels as good as ever and ready to be part of what should be a very good defensive unit. Despite those injuries, Greenway had 93 tackles...
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June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Could Be the Last Season in Purple for Some Vikings Fan Favorites

Of the 52 players on the Minnesota Vikings roster during former head coach Leslie Frazier's last game with the Vikings in 2013, only 26 are left on the most current Minnesota roster. Entering his second season as the head coach in Minnesota, Mike Zimmer has a vision for the Vikings and he is making sure he gets the players that fit that vision.Some of the players that have left Minnesota...
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May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 Who Ya Gonna Draft? – Paul Dawson

The 2015 NFL Draft is like, tomorrow or something, and I haven’t looked at a single draft pick all offseason. I mean, I watched like all of the college football in the fall, but that involved a lot of swearing and throwing things, less analysis. So we’re going to start looking at players, like TCU’s Paul Dawson, that the Vikings have either been known to have an interest in...
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April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Chad Greenway Restructures, Remains with Vikings

Last week, I wrote about Chad Greenway's eventual retirement and replacement as the Vikings' weak side linebacker — it looks as though we'll have to wait another season for "The Year of Gerald Hodges".Early Saturday morning, ESPN reportedthat Chad Greenway took a pay cut to remain with the Minnesota Vikings in 2015. The 8-year veteran was set to make $7 million before the restructure...
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March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings: What do Newman and Aiyegbusi Bring to the Table?

The Minnesota Vikings are continuing to make subtle changes to their roster this off-season. In the same week that they acquired Taylor Mays and Casey Matthews, the Vikings have now added two new pieces in cornerback, Terence Newman and offensive lineman, Babatunde Aiyegbusi. Linebacker Chad Greenway has graciously accepted a pay cut to make room for these new signings as...
March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Linebacker takes three million dollar pay cut for the Minnesota Vikings

If you had any doubts as to Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway being a team player or not, you can safely put them to rest… AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions: Five things that will happen as March comes to a close First and 10: Ten teams that would be great on Hard Knocks According to a report by Field Yates of ESPN, Greenway has agreed to a massive paycut that slashes...
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March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Grading the Vikings Restructuring Chad Greenway

The inevitable has finally happened, longtime Viking linebacker Chad Greenway has finally restructured his contract that will reduce his cap hit from the $7 million to around $3.4 million giving Minnesota some extra wiggle room in the salary cap department. This was really the only option Greenway had if he wanted to stay a Viking, and it is now clear that he does. I’m a huge...
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March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings LB Chad Greenway Agrees To Pay Cut, Frees Up $3.225M In Cap Space

ESPN’s Field Yates reports that the Vikings and LB Chad Greenway have agreed to restructured contract that will reduce his 2015 base salary from $7 million to $3.4 million. According to Yates, this move will free up $3.225 million in available cap space for the Vikings. Greenway recently told Tom Pelissero that his agent and the team were working towards a ... The post Vikings...
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March 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Can Gerald Hodges Replace Chad Greenway?

Chad Greenway has long been the face of the Minnesota Vikings' defense, but injuries have plagued the latter half of the 8-year veteran's career.In 2014, he appeared and started in 12 games for the Vikings, recording 56 tackles and one sack. While adequate, it was a major drop-off from his 80+-tackle seasons of years past.Reports indicate that Greenway is restructuring his contract...
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March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings & Chad Greenway Discussing A New Deal That Would Keep Him In Minnesota

Vikings veteran LB Chad Greenway tells Tom Pelissero that his agent and the team are currently working towards a new contract that would allow him to remain in Minnesota for the 2015 season. Vikings GM Rick Spielman previously told Sid Hartman of the Star Tribune that there’s no question that they would like to have Greenway back next year. “We have a lot ... The post...
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March 18, 2015  |  Discuss
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