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Minnesota Vikings and NFL free agency: Day 3

The Minnesota Vikings added a piece to the defense on the third day of free agency. Finally landing a cornerback to help the young core of Harrison Smith and Xavier Rhodes. By signing Captain Munnerlyn Thursday, the Vikings took a big step toward improving their 31st ranked defense from 2013. In 2013 Munnerly hauled in three interceptions, which would have tied him for the Vikings...
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March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings Rumors: Minnesota interested in Jairus Byrd?

Of all the available free agents on the defensive side of the ball, few names really stand out. Among those names is Buffalo safety Jairus Byrd who could be a tremendous pick up for the team willing to take the risk. According to Josh Hill of Fansided.com:"Jairus Byrd is perhaps the best safety available in free agency, and the Vikings may look his way given the cap space they...
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March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

What should the Minnesota Vikings do with their secondary?

The 2013 season for the Minnesota Vikings was terrible to say the very least. Expectations were higher than they should have been after overachieving in 2012, and Christian Ponder didn’t take a third year leap forward as hoped. Sadly, the biggest problem last year, and moving forward, is the porous secondary. The Vikings gave up a pitiful 287.2 YPG through the air, and managed...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 free agent defensive backs: Which one would complement the Vikings core?

For years now the Minnesota Vikings have had a weak core of defensive backs. The had a couple good players here and there, but the group as a whole has left much to be desired. The best defensive backs that the Vikings have had in since 2000 were Antoine Winfield and Corey Chavous, both of whom the Vikings picked up in free agency. The Vikings have a couple good young pieces in their...
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March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Harrison Smith as a key defensive player, Matt Cassel, and a stud O-lineman?

1. The Vikings are apparently meeting with Matt Cassel, at least according to Rick Spielman. Do they actually have a chance at bringing him back? Joe-Glenwood, MN The question is, should they bring him back. But to answer your question Joe, I’m not necessarily sure that they do have a chance. Matt Cassel is a 31 year old quarterback. That is considered to be the backside of...
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February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Harrison Hits Netflix: Once Upon a Time in the West

The offseason is a horrible, horrible time for NFL fans, especially when your Minnesota Vikings aren't in the Super Bowl. It's cold outside, you hate cheering for other teams to win, and the draft isn't for MONTHS still. So what to do? Hit that Netflix machine and review movies with "Harrison Smith." Harrison Smith is in quotations, because these are parody...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings make roster moves, activate safety Harrison Smith

EDEN PRAIRIE -- The Vikings shuffled their roster around Saturday, on the eve of a home contest with Philadelphia. Minnesota activated standout safety Harrison Smith from the Injured Reserve - Designated for Return list. Smith, a second-year player out of Notre Dame, had been out since mid-October due to a toe injury. Smith has 34 total tackles in 2013, to go along with two interceptions...
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December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings activate Harrison Smith

    The Minnesota Vikings have activated safety Harrison Smith from temporary injured reserve and have placed cornerback Josh Robinson on injured reserve. The Vikings have activated Harrison Smith to the 53-man roster. pic.twitter.com/mgRqbXKc23 — Minnesota Vikings (@Vikings) December 14, 2013 The Vikings have placed Josh Robinson on injured reserve...
Via Pro Football Zone
December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings activate Smith in series of moves

The Vikings activated Harrison Smith from IR/designated for return, placed CB Josh Robinson on season-ending injured reserve, waived an offensive tackle and promoted two practice squad players on a busy Saturday.
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December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings hope to have Harrison Smith back Sunday

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Harrison Smith has been thinking about this weekend since October. When Smith was put on injured reserve with the Minnesota Vikings' lone designation to return, he mapped out the schedule. Eight weeks he would be out while dealing with a toe injury. But he knew the dates and even the opponents. Even a few weeks away from returning he was able to recite...
Via Fox Sports North
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings hope to have Harrison Smith back Sunday

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Harrison Smith has been thinking about this weekend since October. When Smith was put on injured reserve with the Minnesota Vikings' lone designation to return, he mapped out the schedule. Eight weeks he would be out while dealing with a toe injury. But he knew the dates and even the opponents. Even a few weeks away from returning he was able to recite...
Via Fox Sports North
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Erin Henderson, Harrison Smith to return this week

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Linebacker Erin Henderson was back atthe Minnesota Vikings' facilities on Monday after missing Sunday's game becauseof a personal matter and coach Leslie Frazier expects Henderson to be back atpractice on Wednesday.Safety Harrison Smith, on injured reserve with thedesignation to return because of a toe injury, is expected to return topractice on Wednesday...
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November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Erin Henderson, Harrison Smith to return this week

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Linebacker Erin Henderson was back atthe Minnesota Vikings' facilities on Monday after missing Sunday's game becauseof a personal matter and coach Leslie Frazier expects Henderson to be back atpractice on Wednesday.Safety Harrison Smith, on injured reserve with thedesignation to return because of a toe injury, is expected to return topractice on Wednesday...
Via Fox Sports North
November 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings safety Harrison Smith nearing a return to practice

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Harrison Smiths decision to forgosurgery on his injured toe could pay off next week.Smith, the Minnesota Vikings playmaking safety, has beenout since the second half of Week 5 when he injured his toe. Originallydescribed as turf toe, Smith said there was a little more to the injury thanturf toe. Doctors told Smith he might have to have surgery, but rest andrehabilitation...
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November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings safety Harrison Smith nearing a return to practice

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Harrison Smiths decision to forgosurgery on his injured toe could pay off next week.Smith, the Minnesota Vikings playmaking safety, has beenout since the second half of Week 5 when he injured his toe. Originallydescribed as turf toe, Smith said there was a little more to the injury thanturf toe. Doctors told Smith he might have to have surgery, but rest andrehabilitation...
Via Fox Sports North
November 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings: Off-season needs to count

A disastrous 41-20 loss to the Seattle Seahawks this evening exposed all of the Minnnesota Vikings problems. Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman has a lot of work to do come the off-season if his team is going to compete again in the coming years, barring he keeps his position as GM or not. Making a splash in free-agency needs to be at the top of Spielman’s to do list in the...
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November 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings place Harrison Smith on IR with intent to return

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The Minnesota Vikings will be without their biggest playmaker in the secondary for eight weeks. Minnesota put safety Harrison Smith on injured reserve on Friday, giving him the designation to return later this season as he tries to recover from a turf toe injury. Smith has to miss at least eight weeks because of the IR designation and is able to return to...
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October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings place Harrison Smith on IR with intent to return

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The Minnesota Vikings will be without their biggest playmaker in the secondary for eight weeks. Minnesota put safety Harrison Smith on injured reserve on Friday, giving him the designation to return later this season as he tries to recover from a turf toe injury. Smith has to miss at least eight weeks because of the IR designation and is able to return to...
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October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings put Smith on IR with possible return

The Minnesota Vikings have placed safety Harrison Smith on injured reserve with designation to return. Smith has a turf toe injury on his left foot. By NFL rule he can resume practicing in six weeks and playing in eight weeks. In that case, he could be back for Minnesota's final three games. Smith has two interceptions, the only ones this year by a Vikings defensive back. Cornerback...
Via AP on Fox
October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Vikings' Harrison Smith headed for IR-recall

We told you Thursday that Minnesota Vikings safety Harrison Smith likely was a candidate for injured reserve with the designation to return tag according to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport. That's exactly where Smith is headed. The second-year defender is headed for IR-Recall to rest and heal from the turf toe injury he suffered in Sunday's loss to the Carolina Panthers a...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings Safety Harrison Smith Heading To Injured Reserve – Recall List

Minnesota Vikings safety Harrison Smith is heading to the NFL injured reserve, eligible to be recalled list after suffering a turf toe injury this past Sunday in a loss to the Carolina Panthers.  Smith, in his second year out of Notre Dame, had become the leader for the Vikings under-performing secondary unit and will be sorely missed. This injury couldn’t have come at a worse...
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October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Vikings place Harrison Smith on temporary IR

According to Chip Scoggins of the Star Tribune,  Vikings safety Harrison Smith has been placed on injured reserve with a Confirmed that Vikings placed Harrison Smith on IR designated to return, which means he’s out 8 weeks. — chipscoggins (@chipscoggins) October 18, 2013 This pretty much means that Smith’s season is over unless the Vikings make it to the playoffs.  Eight...
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October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings Harrison Smith Out for a Minimum of 8 Weeks

Looks like Vikings safety Harrison Smith is headed to the IR/designated to return. Smith suffered a turf toe injury in last weeks loss to the Panthers. With the Vikings already at 1-5 this couldn’t come at a worst time. Smith was looked at as one of the lone bright spots in a suspect defensive backfield. With games like Green Bay, Dallas & Seattle coming up in the next few...
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October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Harrison Smith likely headed to temporary injured reserve

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network,  Vikings safety Harrison Smith is likely headed to temporary injured reserve with a toe injury, Vikings S Harrison Smith is not now planning on surgery for his turf toe. But source says likely headed to Injured Reserve/to return to heal — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) October 17, 2013   Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet ...
Via Pro Football Zone
October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings S Harrison Smith ruled out for Giants game

The Minnesota Vikings have ruled starting safety Harrison Smith out for the game against the New York Giants on Monday night because of turf toe on his left foot. Smith was injured Sunday against Carolina, and the Vikings fear the injury could require surgery. Coach Leslie Frazier says the team is consulting with several doctors to determine the best course of action. If Smith...
Via AP on Fox
October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

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