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What will Greg Jennings bring to the Vikings in 2014?

The Minnesota Vikings signed former Green Bay Packers wide receiver Greg Jennings before the start of last season, and were hoping that he would be an immediate impact in turning their passing game around. Unfortunately, he wasn’t able to do the type of things that they were hoping, but did come through with a decent season. Minnesota’s main issue is that they haven’t had a...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  1 Comment

Kyle Rudolph excited to continue career in Minnesota

The Minnesota Vikings signed tight end Kyle Rudolph to a five-year contract extension on Saturday. The deal is reportedly worth a minimum of $36.5 million, and could be worth up to $40 million.  Rudolph is guaranteed $19.4 million in the new deal. “I’m extremely excited to get this extension completed and continue my career with the Minnesota Vikings,” Rudolph said. “I’ve...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings Training Camp – Walkthrough Day 2

Day 2 at Vikings Training Camp was a tad chilly and windy. The conditions weren’t ideal, but it gave me a chance to see all three quarterbacks’ throws as they zinged through the air. It looks like it’ll brighten up this afternoon and the guys might actually get their sweat on. The players trickled on the field late this morning and didn’t appear awake as the horn sounded...
Via Purple Jesus Diaries
3 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Minnesota Vikings Training Camp Access: Day 1.5

Good evening from Mankato! What a day! We went from heavy rain this morning to sunburnt arms this afternoon. Oh well! Let’s get into it! You know… for some reason I envisioned Mike Zimmer-run Vikings’ practices to be a bit more intense. It was a pretty low-key day for the most part. There were a few flashy plays (no Cordarelle Patterson was still out with a foot injury), but...
Via Purple Jesus Diaries
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cory’s Corner: Ted Thompson will show Jordy Nelson the money

Jordy Nelson picked a pretty good time to break out. He caught nine passes for 140 yards and a touchdown in a Super Bowl XLV win.Jordy Nelson wants $10 million per season. The question isn’t if Nelson is worth that much dough. The question is if Nelson is worth more than Greg Jennings or James Lofton. We all know how squeamish general manager Ted Thompson gets about signing guys...
Via AllGreenBayPackers.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Who is the top fantasy football sleeper for the Minnesota Vikings?

The Minnesota Vikings training camp kicked off this week, which means that the 2014 NFL season is so close we can almost taste it. That also means that another all-important season is about to begin: fantasy football. I know that some of you may not be fantasy football fanatics, but don’t you think it’s time that you got in on the craze? Over 30 million people play every year...
Via cover32 - Vikings
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Early Breakdown of the Vikings Wide Receiver Depth Chart

Below we breakdown each wide receiver on the current Minnesota Vikings roster. While Jennings, Patterson, and Wright are locks to make the team who will lock down the  final two spots is shrouded in mystery.  Simpson, Thielen, and Rodney Smith will all be competing for pay checks, while the younger guys will all be battling for a place on the practice squad.  It will be a fun...
Via DraftSeason
7 days ago  |  Discuss

After quiet first years with new clubs Aaron Dobson and Greg Jennings vie for FSLR's ultimate sleeper title

Jon Collins (@joncollinsFSLR) opens for Aaron Dobson: Rookie wide receivers and tight ends often have a challenging transition to the NFL game in their first season (a fact I’ve covered elsewhere). As a fantasy community in general, though, we draft rookies based on name, ‘fit’ with their current team and general hype. Sometimes it works out just fine (see Allen, Keenan) but...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings coordinator Mike Priefer apologizes for Kluwe incident

The Minnesota Vikings announced Friday that special teams coordinator Mike Priefer will be suspend three games without pay during the 2014 regular season for inappropriate conduct following an investigation into allegations made by former punter Chris Kluwe. Priefer will have the chance to reduce the suspension to two games if he attends individualized anti-harassment, diversity...
Via Sports-Glory
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings to suspend Mike Priefer three games

The Minnesota Vikings have suspend special teams coordinator Mike Priefer three games for inappropriate conduct following an investigation into allegations made by former punter Chris Kluwe, reports Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk. According to Florio, the suspension can be reduced to two games if Priefer completes sensitivity training. The Vikings also will make a $100,000 donation...
Via Sports-Glory
11 days ago  |  1 Comment

Chris Kluwe to sue Minnesota Vikings

Former punter Chris Kluwe and his attorney, Clayton Halunen, announced Tuesday that Kluwe will sue the Minnesota Vikings over his release last year in hopes of getting the club to unveil the findings of an internal investigation into the allegations of anti-gay conduct by a coach. “It’s transparently obvious to me that the Vikings are covering up the truth,” said Halunen...
Via Sports-Glory
15 days ago  |  1 Comment

Vikings training camp preview: Receivers

  This is the fourth in a series of 13 previews leading up to the Minnesota Vikings' July 25 start of camp. TODAY'S POSITION: RECEIVERS Rating (1-to-10 scale): 7 Projected starters: Greg Jennings (ninth year) and Cordarrelle Patterson (second year) Backups (asterisks indicate players expected to make the roster): Kain Colter, Josh Cooper, Donte Foster, Kamar Jorden, Erik...
Via Fox Sports North
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets Eric Decker: Fantasy Stud or System Receiver

 At last year's Stone-D fantasy draft party I was sitting there in the late rounds trying to scrounge up some talent.     It's the 10th round and I see that Greg Jennings of the Vikings is still on the board. Having seen him perform in Green Bay with some outrageous numbers, I happily placed the little sticker on the board sure that I had just blown everyone's mind...
Via Route4Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Rudolph slims down to become more explosive

Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph is seeing the results of eating right this offseason. “It was more of just a focus on my diet in February and March, versus, you are out in California, you work out every day, so you feel like you can eat whatever you want,” Rudolph said to ESPN’s Ben Goessling. “Nothing really changes, because you make up for it with the workouts...
Via Sports-Glory
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Packers Training Camp Preview: Wide Receivers

When the Green Bay Packers won their fourth Lombardi Trophy four years ago they had one of the best receiving corps in the NFL. Greg Jennings, Jordy Nelson, Donald Driver and James Jones made it hard for a defense to defend the Packers aerial attack. In the draft after the Super Bowl victory the Packers added another piece by selecting dynamic playmaker, Randall Cobb in the second...
Via Pro Football Spot
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings Camp Preview: Wide Receivers and Tight Ends

Just a couple of years ago, the receiving corps was a huge weakness for the team, though part of that was due to who was throwing them the ball. Now, from a pass-catching standpoint there is real potential for it to become one of the team’s biggest strengths. At this point, it seems like there will be one open receiver spot and a lot of competition for who joins Kyle Rudolph on...
Via cover32 - Vikings
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Power Ranking the Packers’ Wide Receivers

Despite losing Greg Jennings, James Jones and Donald Driver over the past 2 years, the Packers still have one of the deepest receiving groups in the NFL. They may not be as top heavy at the position as they were in 2011 when they had Jennings, Jones, Jordy Nelson, and Randall Cobb, all of whom could start on most teams in the league, but all 10 of the receivers on their current...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings are expecting major things from Cordarelle Patterson

The Minnesota Vikings have a good you g team and are led by a few veterans. One is Greg Jennings the former Packer wide out. Jennings had a message for Cordarelle Patterson after meeting with new offensive coordinator Norv Turner and seeing the prominent role Patterson would play. “I wanted him to know that, coming […] The post Vikings are expecting major things from Cordarelle...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Greg Jennings continues to work with Cordarrelle Patterson

Before the Minnesota Vikings had their first team meeting with new coach Mike Zimmer and his staff in April, Greg Jennings found Cordarrelle Patterson to deliver an updated version of the message he'd sent to receiver throughout his rookie season. Jennings, who had already been in town and had sat down with Zimmer and offensive coordinator Norv Turner, quickly got a sense of...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings Teammates Expect Big Year From C. Patt

Vikings veteran wideout Greg Jennings said it will be young receiver Cordarrelle Patterson, not Jennings, that will be the focal point of the passing game in 2014.Fantasy Spin:The multi-talented Patterson had three rushing touchdowns, two kick return scores and four TD receptions last year. When he develops his receiving skills, he's going to be a top-five fantasy wide receiver...
Via Fantasy Football Champs
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Greg Jennings: Vikings will ‘showcase’ Cordarrelle Patterson

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Greg Jennings has made sure Cordarrelle Patterson knows what is required of him as he heads into his second season. “I wanted him to know that, coming in, the expectation of you is no longer ‘rookie.’ It’s, ‘You gotta go. We saw what you can do. We’re gonna showcase this,’” Jennings recalled last week, via ESPN.com. “For me, it was...
Via Sports-Glory
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson’s ultimate goal: Win a Super Bowl

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson knows that no one is safe after watching his team trade Percy Harvin and let Jared Allen leave in free agency. “They say the NFL is a revolving door,” Peterson said in an interview with USA Today Sports. “There’s guys that I was blessed to play with. Like you said, it was 10 guys that were Pro Bowlers. You couldn’t have...
Via Sports-Glory
June 20, 2014  |  1 Comment

2014 Minnesota Vikings Over/under

  Over/Under Stephen Brashear/Getty Images 1. Adrian Peterson rushes for 1,500 yards Over/Under Hannah Foslien/Getty Images 2. Greg Jennings has 1,000 receiving yards Over/Under Hannah Foslien/Getty Images 3. Chad Greenway records 140 tackles (134 in 2013) Over/Under 4. Minnesota wins 4 road games (0-7-1 in 2013) Over/Under 5. Minnesota wins 6 games (5-10-1 in 2013)    ...
Via KC Sports Ninja
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings' QB job up for grabs

Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said Tuesday before the teams mandatory minicamp begins that the starting quarterback job is wide-open. According to ESPN.com, Zimmer said he and offensive coordinator Norv Turner were working on a plan to get Matt Cassel, Teddy Bridgewater and Christian Ponder enough snaps to give each passer a “legitimate opportunity” to win the starting...
Via Sports-Glory
June 17, 2014  |  1 Comment

Greg Jennings: Fantasy Football Outlook & Projections

Greg Jennings’ first year with the Minnesota Vikings was supposed to be smoother than this. Fresh off a free-agent deal worth $45 million over five seasons, he was going to revive the Vikings’ passing offense and help Christian Ponder take the next step to becoming a long-term solution at quarterback.Ponder wound up floundering and never establishing a connection with Jennings...
Via Pro Football Spot
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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