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10 unheralded NFL players set to make major impacts in Week 17

Last week saw Brandon Weeden lead the Houston Texans to a huge win over the Tennessee Titans in a game that practically gave his team the AFC South title.New Orleans Saints running back Tim Hightower — less than two months removed from not seeing NFL action since 2011 — put up nearly 170 total yards on 30 touches.Heck, a rookie linebacker in Washington by the name of Preston...
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December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Weekend web roundup: Minnesota Vikings

5 Bold Predictions for Minnesota Vikings vs. Seattle Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings rushes during a game against St. Louis at the Edward Jones Dome on September 7, 2014 in St. Louis, ... Zimmer switches up schedule to rest Vikings Last week the Minnesota Vikings traveled south to take on Atlanta. Their first-year head coach Quinn is the former coordinator of...
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December 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Friday web roundup: Minnesota Vikings

Murphy: Brian Robison says Minnesota Vikings devouring defense had blue collar After setting career highs with 42 catches and 588 yards in 2014, Jarius Wright began his fourth season with the Minnesota Vikings looking as though he'd be an ... LB Barr 'ruins a lot of things for the offense' Anthony Barr's many talents showed up against the Falcons, making it obvious why Mike Zimmer...
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December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Jarius Wright: ‘Everybody’s embracing their role’ on Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings have taken over control in the NFC North in large part due to the prowess of Adrian Peterson, who currently leads the NFL in rushing. Through 12 weeks, the Vikings are first in rushing yards and rushing average, second in rushing touchdowns and third in rushing attempts. Peterson, at age 30, has a league-high 237 carries (26 more than Carolina’s Jonathan...
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December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

The Injury Report, Week 12: NFL Teams Play Turkey

Anyone experienced in playing fantasy football knows that NFL player performance is difficult to predict on a year to year basis.  That's in large part because of injuries.  The other components making it difficult are teams divulging very little information and teams simply not putting their best players on the field.  Sometimes teams do things that are flat out stupid.  Exhibit...
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November 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Cordarrelle Patterson staying ready

Through seven games, Minnesota Vikings receiver Cordarrelle Patterson has just three offensive touches for 19 yards. The 2013 first-round pick doesn’t understand why he isn’t getting the ball more. “I know my ability. I know what I can do. I’ve just got to control what I can control,” Patterson said, via Matt Vensel of the Minneapolis Star Tribune. “When my opportunities...
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November 06, 2015  |  Discuss

OC Norv Turner 'can’t ask to be in a better position' over abundance of receivers on roster

Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner said that he couldn't be happier with the depth of the receiving corps and that everything will play out as the season goes along. Charles Johnson, Jarius Wright, Adam Thielen, Mike Wallace, Cordarrelle Patterson, and rookie Stefon Diggs make up a deep group of pass catchers Turner must sift through to find the right combinations...
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October 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Weekend web roundup: Minnesota Vikings

Vikings WR Jarius Wright probable for Sunday Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jarius Wright (hand) is listed as probable for the Sunday game against KC. Mike Wallace (knee) is also listed as ... Charles Johnson, Andrew Sendejo questionable The Vikings rank last in the NFL in passing, averaging 193.5 yards per game. Only Washington and Detroit average less thanMinnesota's 10...
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October 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings getting healthier at wide receiver

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The Minnesota Vikings have used their bye week to heal, especially among their wide receivers. Charles Johnson was listed Friday as questionable to play Sunday against Kansas City, after limited participation this week in practice due to a rib injury that kept him out of the previous game Oct. 4 at Denver. But fellow wide receivers Mike Wallace (knee) and Jarius...
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October 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings getting healthier at wide receiver

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The Minnesota Vikings have used their bye week to heal, especially among their wide receivers. Charles Johnson was listed Friday as questionable to play Sunday against Kansas City, after limited participation this week in practice due to a rib injury that kept him out of the previous game Oct. 4 at Denver. But fellow wide receivers Mike Wallace (knee) and Jarius...
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October 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings getting healthier at wide receiver

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Vikings have used their bye week to heal, especially among their wide receivers. Charles Johnson was listed Friday as questionable to play Sunday against Kansas City, after limited participation this week in practice due to a rib injury that kept him out of the previous game Oct. 4 at Denver. But fellow wide receivers Mike Wallace (knee) and...
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October 16, 2015  |  Discuss

WR Jarius Wright practices, despite hand injury

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jarius Wright took in a full practice Wednesday as he deals with a hand injury, and will likely see action in their Week 6 matchup with Kansas City. In last week's loss to Denver, Wright played in only one snap, but he should see plenty of action if and when he takes the field, per CBS Sports. Fellow receivers Mike Wallace (knee) and Charles Johnson...
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October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings hold WR Wallace out of practice, but Johnson, Wright return

EDEN PRAIRIE -- Mike Wallace was added in the offseason and Charles Johnson was expected to take another step in his second season with the Minnesota Vikings.Jarius Wright was another building block of an improving receiving group, but Minnesota's passing game didn't really show itself in the schedule's first three weeks.Then the Vikings had to face the league's top defense in the...
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October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings hold WR Wallace out of practice, but Johnson, Wright return

EDEN PRAIRIE -- Mike Wallace was added in the offseason and Charles Johnson was expected to take another step in his second season with the Minnesota Vikings. Jarius Wright was another building block of an improving receiving group, but Minnesota's passing game didn't really show itself in the schedule's first three weeks. Then the Vikings had to face the league's top defense in...
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October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Wallace held out of Vikings practice; Johnson, Wright return

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Mike Wallace was held out of practice on Wednesday. Wallace, who leads the team with 20 receptions and 233 receiving yards, was allowed to run off to the side. Wallace had eight catches for 83 yards and his first touchdown with Minnesota at Denver but apparently suffered an injury at the end of the game. Vikings coach Mike...
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October 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings could be without 2 of top 3 receivers vs Denver

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) With Adrian Peterson returning to the backfield and a more experienced quarterback in Teddy Bridgewater, the Minnesota Vikings envisioned a balanced offense ready to challenge for a playoff spot in the NFC. Peterson has done his part through three games by leading the league in rushing. But the Vikings haven't established their passing game, even after adding...
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October 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Johnson ruled out, Vikings could be without 2 of top 3 receivers

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- One starter has already been declared out and another key receiver could be missing Sunday when the Minnesota Vikings' league-worst passing attack visits Denver and the Broncos' top pass defense. Minnesota declared Charles Johnson out for Sunday's game with a rib injury. Jarius Wright is questionable with a hand injury leaving only Mike Wallace among second...
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October 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Thursday web roundup: Minnesota Vikings

Adrian Peterson says he could have played in the NFL at 18 In a conference call with Denver media Wednesday, the Minnesota Vikings running back said he believes he could have gone straight from Palestine (Texas) ... Charles Johnson, Jarius Wright miss practice  Charles Johnson and Jarius Wright are both considered huge pieces of the puzzle for the Minnesota Vikings and both...
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October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

For Wright, contract extension is a chance to prove doubters wrong

The Minnesota Vikings rewarded Jarius Wright with a four-year, $14.8 million contract extension last week, as the fourth-year receiver relishes another chance to prove his doubters wrong."Growing up I was always told, ‘You’re too small. You couldn’t do it,’" Wright said, per Mark Craig of the Star-Tribune. "For me to prove everybody wrong and for me to help everybody that...
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September 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Weekend web roundup: Minnesota Vikings

5 Bold Predictions for Minnesota Vikings' Week 1 Matchup The upstart Minnesota Vikings will open the 2015 campaign with a trip out west to face the ... Vikings face unique challenges with 49ers Oslund The Minnesota Vikings are heading into their first week of the regular season where they will play against San Francisco. The 49ers have had a lot of ... Vikings detail plans...
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September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings Ink Jarius Wright to a 14.8 Million Dollar Extension

On Thursday, the Vikings gave a four-year contract extension to their fourth-round pick from the 2012 NFL draft.  Jarius Wright, the 118th pick in that draft and former Arkansas Razorback, was under contract through this season, but the Vikings saw his value and gave him a $14.8 million, four-year extension, seven million dollars of that which is guaranteed.  In 2014, Wright...
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September 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings feel good about locking up WR Jarius Wright for long-term

The Minnesota Vikings are in the second phase of building the foundation to become a playoff contender and the long-term signing of wide receiver Jarius Wright is one of the top examples. “We felt it was necessary to secure his future with our organization,” Spielman said, Vikings.com. “His commitment to this team, hard work and leadership in the wide receivers room are...
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September 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings, WR Jarius Wright agree to four-year, $14.8 million contract

According to Vikings.com, the Minnesota Vikings announced on Thursday that the team and wide receiver Jarius Wright have agreed to a $14.8 million contract extension with $7 million guaranteed. Wright is entering his 4th season with the Vikings in 2015. “Jarius has been a key member of our offense since we drafted him in 2012 and we felt it was necessary to secure his future...
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September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings sign WR Wright to four-year extension

EDEN PRAIRIE -- The Minnesota Vikings have signed wide receiver Jarius Wright to a four-year contract extension. The deal was done Thursday, four days before Minnesota's season opener. Wright has begun the final year of his rookie deal, after being drafted in the fourth round out of Arkansas in 2012. He's coming off career bests in 2014, with 42 catches and 588 yards. The 5-foot...
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September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings sign WR Wright to four-year extension

EDEN PRAIRIE -- The Minnesota Vikings have signed wide receiver Jarius Wright to a four-year contract extension. The deal was done Thursday, four days before Minnesota's season opener. Wright has begun the final year of his rookie deal, after being drafted in the fourth round out of Arkansas in 2012. He's coming off career bests in 2014, with 42 catches and 588 yards. The 5-foot...
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September 10, 2015  |  Discuss
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