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Vikings re-sign restricted free agent Sherels

The Minnesota Vikings are still clearing about business before free agency talks begin Saturday. A day after Minnesota released defensive tackle Letroy Guion and Greg Childs, the Vikings announced they have re-signed cornerback and punt returner Marcus Sherels, who was set to become a restricted free agent. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Sherels, 26, started three games at...
Via Fox Sports North
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks Excited About New Potential Receiver Greg Childs

Despite his proclamation earlier in the week that he was feeling well and ready to make an amazing comeback to the NFL after a two year hiatus, the Minnesota Vikings announced on Thursday that they had decided to release wide receiver Greg Childs. Perhaps not surprising, after he suffered dual patellar tendon knee injuries at the end of his rookie training camp, and never otherwise...
Via Purple Jesus Diaries
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Transactions: Texans, Chiefs & Vikings

Texans The Houston Texans claimed LB Paul Hazel off of waivers from the Cleveland Browns on Wednesday. Chiefs The Kansas City Chiefs released LB Robert James. The Kansas City Chiefs reelased TE Dominique Jones. Vikings  The Vikings release of WR Greg Childs was listed as a “non-football injury.”
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings release DT Guion, WR Childs

As the NFL's free agency period nears next week, the Minnesota Vikings continued to create salary-cap space Thursday. The club announced it has released both defensive tackle Letroy Guion and wide receiver Greg Childs. Guion, a 6-foot-4, 303-pound defensive tackle drafted in the fifth round by the Vikings in 2008, showed flashes at times during his pro career. The 26-year-old...
Via Fox Sports North
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Greg Childs on His Way Back?

In the fourth round of the 2012 draft, the Minnesota Vikings drafted a tall ass dude out of Arkansas called Greg Childs. He looked lik he had some pretty decent potential as a piece to add to the Vikings offense. Tall, decent speed good weight and strength. And then he tore up both of his knees in training camp and we only saw his opposite twin Jarius Wright for the next two years...
Via Purple Jesus Diaries
March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings place Kyle Rudolph on IR, keep Greg Childs on PUP

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. --The Minnesota Vikings' injury woesextend way beyond MVP running back Adrian Peterson.Minnesota (3-9-1) placed tight end Kyle Rudolph on injuredreserve Monday, ending his season when the team determined he wouldn't be ableto return to practice in time to play this season, coming off the broken foothe suffered on Nov. 3 against the Dallas Cowboys.The Vikings...
Via Fox Sports North
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings place Kyle Rudolph on IR, keep Greg Childs on PUP

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. --The Minnesota Vikings' injury woesextend way beyond MVP running back Adrian Peterson.Minnesota (3-9-1) placed tight end Kyle Rudolph on injuredreserve Monday, ending his season when the team determined he wouldn't be ableto return to practice in time to play this season, coming off the broken foothe suffered on Nov. 3 against the Dallas Cowboys.The Vikings...
Via Fox Sports North
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Brian Hall's Nov. 27 Vikings mailbag

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone on this early holiday editionof the mailbag. A tie Sunday is a hard one to encapsulate for me and the fans,it appears.The Vikings did some good things but a tie doesn't makeanyone happy with the current situation. Most of the mailbag questions hit onsimilar topics.Here are this week's questions:Q: Brian, I probablywrite to you more then I should...
Via Fox Sports North
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Brian Hall's Nov. 27 Vikings mailbag

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone on this early holiday editionof the mailbag. A tie Sunday is a hard one to encapsulate for me and the fans,it appears.The Vikings did some good things but a tie doesn't makeanyone happy with the current situation. Most of the mailbag questions hit onsimilar topics.Here are this week's questions:Q: Brian, I probablywrite to you more then I should...
Via Fox Sports North
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Greg Childs returns to practice after more than 15 months away

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Greg Childs promised he would return to the Minnesota Vikings, vowing to Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier he'd be back from a career-threatening injury. Childs, a rookie receiver, went up for a pass in the team's annual night scrimmage during training camp on Aug. 4 2012. Childs came down, fell to the ground and screamed in agony. He had torn...
Via Fox Sports North
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Greg Childs returns to practice after more than 15 months away

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Greg Childs promised he would return to the Minnesota Vikings, vowing to Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier he'd be back from a career-threatening injury. Childs, a rookie receiver, went up for a pass in the team's annual night scrimmage during training camp on Aug. 4 2012. Childs came down, fell to the ground and screamed in agony. He had torn...
Via Fox Sports North
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings Place Greg Childs on PUP

The Vikings finally made it official and have placed wide receiver Greg Childs on the PUP. This means Childs won’t be available to play or practice with the team until at least after teams first 6 games. This was completely expected as Childs is still trying to overcome last years horrific injury in which he tore patellar tendons in both knees. The Vikings still have hope for...
Via DraftSeason
August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings place WR Greg Childs on PUP list

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Receiver Greg Childs just couldn't make it all the way back in time to start the regular season for the Minnesota Vikings.Childs, who suffered tears to the patellar tendon in both of his knees in training camp last year, was placed on the regular-season physically unable to perform list by Minnesota on Tuesday, meaning he will miss at least the first six...
Via Fox Sports North
August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings WR Greg Childs starts camp on PUP list

The Minnesota Vikings have placed wide receiver Greg Childs on the physically unable to perform list to start training camp. The first practice was Friday. Childs did conditioning drills off to the side under the supervision of an athletic trainer. Childs is recovering from torn patellar tendons in each knee, a gruesome injury suffered early in training camp last year, ending his...
Via Fox Sports
July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings hope to be healthy by training camp

MAPLE GROVE, Minn. The Minnesota Vikings are hoping they're getting all of their injuries and rehabilitation out of the way now. Pro Bowl linebacker Chad Greenway underwent microscopic knee surgery on Wednesday to "clean up" some damage and undrafted rookie linebacker Nathan Williams had surgery to repair an ankle injury, Minnesota coach Leslie Frazier said Wednesday...
Via Fox Sports North
June 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings hope to be healthy by training camp

MAPLE GROVE, Minn. The Minnesota Vikings are hoping they're getting all of their injuries and rehabilitation out of the way now. Pro Bowl linebacker Chad Greenway underwent microscopic knee surgery on Wednesday to "clean up" some damage and undrafted rookie linebacker Nathan Williams had surgery to repair an ankle injury, Minnesota coach Leslie Frazier said Wednesday...
Via Fox Sports North
June 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Confident Childs creating illusion he'll be back in purple

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Working out at the team's facilities, Minnesota Vikings receiver Greg Childs smiles widely, displaying a supreme confidence and looking nothing like a player in the midst of an intense rehab from a potentially career-ending injury. Childs has always had that swagger, that confidence in himself and his physical gifts. It's one reason that he never doubted...
Via Fox Sports North
May 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Confident Childs creating illusion he'll be back in purple

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Working out at the team's facilities, Minnesota Vikings receiver Greg Childs smiles widely, displaying a supreme confidence and looking nothing like a player in the midst of an intense rehab from a potentially career-ending injury. Childs has always had that swagger, that confidence in himself and his physical gifts. It's one reason that he never doubted...
Via Fox Sports North
May 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Wait, Greg Childs Is Alive?!

Sooooo ... Someone correct me here. Apparently the Minnesota Vikings drafted a couple of receivers last year, one of them being Greg Childs from Arkansas? And apparently he has a history of injuries, which includes a freak accident where he tore both of his patellar tendons in his knees at the end of training camp last year? And you're telling me he's still alive? He didn...
Via Purple Jesus Diaries
May 03, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft: Minnesota Vikings Team Needs

The Minnesota Vikings are among the more improved teams around the league after about three weeks of 2013 NFL Free Agency.  Though the club lost a couple of solid contributors, their departures were overshadowed by the re-signings of OT Phil Loadholt, WR Jerome Simpson, S Jamarca Sanford and LB Erin Henderson and the additions of QB Matt Cassel and WR Greg Jennings. Minnesota...
Via Gridiron Grit
April 04, 2013  |  Discuss

2012 Minnesota Vikings in Review: Shirtless Minnesota Viking Player of the Year

2012 was certainly a banner year for the Minnesota Vikings. A team projected to finish with roughly three wins blew their expected win total out of the water as they notched double digit 10 victories on the year, beat high profile playoff teams throughout the season, and snuck into the playoffs. But hardly any of that matters when you consider how great of a year it was for Shirtless...
Via Purple Jesus Diaries
January 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Childs is making his way through rehab

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Rookie wide receiver Greg Childs walked through the Minnesota Vikings' locker room Monday, flashing a big smile and showing no limp or the slightest sign of the potentially career-threatening knee injuries he suffered early in training camp in August.Childs, a fourth-round draft pick by Minnesota in April, ruptured the patellar tendon in both of his knees...
Via Fox Sports North
October 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Childs is making his way through rehab

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Rookie wide receiver Greg Childs walked through the Minnesota Vikings' locker room Monday, flashing a big smile and showing no limp or the slightest sign of the potentially career-threatening knee injuries he suffered early in training camp in August.Childs, a fourth-round draft pick by Minnesota in April, ruptured the patellar tendon in both of his knees...
Via Fox Sports North
October 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Vikings' Childs says dual injury isn't deterrent

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Greg Childs says he'll be back on the field next season, despite a ruptured patellar tendon in each of his knees that ended his rookie year before it began. Childs appeared in the locker room on Monday during a break before a rehabilitation session at the team's practice facility, making his first public comments since the freak injury a week...
Via Fox Sports
October 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Vikings get more-optimistic timetable on Schwartz

The Minnesota Vikings will be without offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz for four to six weeks, a relatively short recovery period for a sports hernia surgery. Schwartz had the procedure Tuesday in Philadelphia. Coach Leslie Frazier said the team might be able to get him back by the regular season opener Sept. 9. Schwartz was competing with Brandon Fusco for the starting right guard...
Via AP on Fox
August 07, 2012  |  Discuss
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