Vikings rookie LB Eric Kendricks could make an immediate impact in 2015

Of all the players the Minnesota Vikings selected in the 2015 NFL Draft, one stands out as a player poised to be an integral part of the team’s 2015 defense, writes ESPN’s Ben Goessling. The Vikings haven’t had a viable middle linebacker since 2011’s departure of E.J. Henderson, but the team now has high hopes for the former Bruin. Goessling: ‘He impressed coaches...
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July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

E.J. Henderson, Minnesota Vikings cheerleaders surprise 'Super-Gav'

A five-year-old boy from Winona, Minn., was surprised by Minnesota Vikings linebacker E.J. Henderson and two of the team's cheerleaders at University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital, according to Craig Peters of Vikings.com.Gavin Quimby, also known as "Super-Gav," has Bronchial Obliterans Syndrome (BOS), as well as Metachromatic Leukodystrophy (MLD), a genetic disorder...
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June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Linebackers Look to Regain Power in Vikings Defense

In 2005, Antoine Winfield led the Minnesota Vikings team in tackles with 98 total. Since that time a linebacker has led the team. E.J. Henderson for two years and Chad Greenway for the past seven.So for the first time in nearly ten years, Robert Blanton, a defensive back took the reigns to lead the team with 106. Greenway coming close behind with 93, the lowest of his career.It looked...
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May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Grading Every Vikings Draft Pick

Trae Waynes, CB View image | gettyimages.com Trae Waynes will come to the Minnesota Vikings looking to compete with veteran Terrence Newman for the starting cornerback position opposite Xavier Rhodes. Trae Waynes is a press type of corner which si probably why he was the first selection by the Vikings because of Mike Zimmer’s liking for tough, physical corners. Wayne does...
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May 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Lups’ Final 7 Round Vikings Mock

With less than a week until round one the I bring you my last Vikings seven rounder of the season. Sticking to my guns I have the Vikings taking Louisville receiver DeVante Parker in round one and continuing to fill out major needs at guard and double dipping at corner back in the mid rounds.Previous Versions | December | January | February | March Round 1. DeVante Parker WR...
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April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings Who Need To Make An Impact In 2014 No. 6 Middle Linebacker

#6 | Middle Linebacker Number 6 on the list goes to an entire position once again and that is Middle Linebacker. The Vikings have had a rotating door at the middle linebacker position since EJ Henderson broke his leg back in 2010. They’ve had players like Jasper Brinkley and Erin Henderson who have been serviceable.  They’ve also tried young guys like Audie Cole.  While...
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July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Do the Cowboys need a veteran at LB?

DALLAS, TX The devastating end to Sean Lee’s season has many in the Cowboys organization looking at potential options in case of emergency. Dallas has had numerous injuries in the past few seasons but it is hard to not think that linebacker has been one of the biggest question marks the Cowboys have had. Knowing Sean Lee’s character, we can assume he’ll be back next year ready...
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June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Vikings agree to terms to bring back Jasper Brinkley

The Minnesota Vikings weren't interested in a lazy Sunday. Minnesota was busy during the NFL's three-day negotiating window before Tuesday's official opening of free agency and locked in a starting defensive end and possible starting middle linebacker. Less than an hour after agreeing to re-sign defensive end Everson Griffen, FOX Sports' Mike Garafolo reported Minnesota had also...
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March 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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