JARIUS WRIGHT NEWS

NFL Notes: Bengals, Browns, Falcons, Redskins, Vikings

Bengals According to Albert Breer of NFL Media, “there’s optimism within the Bengals” that WR A.J. Green (bruised bicep) will be able to play against the Steelers. Browns Rookie QB Johnny Manziel admitted that he needs to take his opportunities “a lot more seriously.“ “I have to take this a lot more seriously. It’s a job for me now,” Manziel said, per Tom Reed...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Vikings aim to cool off Lions

The Detroit Lions have taken a step toward shedding the late-season disappointment label they've earned in recent years. They'll have to avoid a potential letdown Sunday, though, when they host a Minnesota Vikings team that's looking for a third straight win. Detroit (9-4) improved to 6-1 at home with a 34-17 victory over Tampa Bay last Sunday, its first in December since 2011, which...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Vikings aim to cool off Lions

The Detroit Lions have taken a step toward shedding the late-season disappointment label they've earned in recent years. They'll have to avoid a potential letdown Sunday, though, when they host a Minnesota Vikings team that's looking for a third straight win. Detroit (9-4) improved to 6-1 at home with a 34-17 victory over Tampa Bay last Sunday, its first in December since 2011, which...
Via Fox Sports North
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Teddy Bridgewater Is Making His Case

Everyone has been itching to say it. It has been so long since the Vikings have had one of these, but they might finally have one; Teddy Bridgewater may be a legitimate franchise quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings. Teddy Bridgewater’s play this season has generated almost enough excitement to keep minds off the many distractions that have come with the Vikings 2014 season....
Via TopSportsReport
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings-Lions Preview

The Detroit Lions have taken a step toward shedding the late-season disappointment label they've earned in recent years. They'll have to avoid a potential letdown Sunday, though, when they host a Minnesota Vikings team that's looking for a third straight win. Detroit (9-4) improved to 6-1 at home with a 34-17 victory over Tampa Bay last Sunday, its first in December since 2011, which...
Via AP on Fox
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Jets vs. Vikings: Mushroom Stamp Winner

OK, obviously I gave it to Jarius Wright, as you can tell by the picture above, but it could have easily gone to any of the guys below: - Teddy Bridgewater: The rookie strikes again late in the game, both with impressive play with 23 seconds left to get the Vikings into a game winning field goal try (which ****-head Blair Walsh missed), but then also with his audible after recognizing...
Via Purple Jesus Diaries
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Sheldon Richardson Gives the Jets Hope for the Future

As Jarius Wright was running down the sideline for the game-winning touchdown in the Jets-Vikings game, he had only one man to beat. Number 91 was sprinting as fast as he could, trying to give the Jets another shot to win the game, but he fell short as the Jets lost their 11th game of the season. As the Jets enter an offseason that will most likely be full of change and turnover...
Via Pro Football Spot
17 days ago  |  Discuss

PJD’s Week 14 Recap: Audibles for the Win

After failing to move the ball for much of the second half in Sunday’s game against the Jets, Teddy Bridgewater went into overtime tied 24-24 and pulled a Rex Grossman, kind of, when he said, ******* it, I’m going bubble screen.” But then the bubble screen went deep – 87 yards deep – to Jarius Wright and the Vikings won in dramatic fashion, and it was pretty awesome. Granted...
Via Purple Jesus Diaries
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings Make the Wright Play to Win in Overtime

The New York Jets have been a mess all season and will likely fire coach Rex Ryan. It looked like the Vikings may win big for the second consecutive week. That did not happen. The game was close the whole way and the Vikings needed to head to overtime to finish off the struggling Jets, 30-24. There were some bright spots however. Teddy Bridgewater continues to show improvement and...
Via Pro Football Spot
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Bridgewater Leads Vikes To OT Win

Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater threw for two touchdowns in Sunday's overtime win against the Jets.Fantasy Spin:He had 309 yards, including the game-winning 87-yarder to Jarius Wright. Bridgewater did have an interception, but has drastically improved since the start of the season.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Charles Johnson Clearly Vikings Number 1 WR

Vikings receiver Charles Johnson had another nice game on Sunday.Fantasy Spin:He had four receptions for 103 yards and a touchdown. He is turning into a solid WR3. Jarius Wright also caught a TD.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Bridewater audible leads to Wright's game-winner in OT

MINNEAPOLIS -- At first, Jarius Wright just needed some water. Later he needed to pause his postgame scrum with reporters briefly and went straight to a trashcan and appeared to be throwing up. Then the Minnesota Vikings' overtime hero needed a seat. He would later leave the open locker room and be attended to by athletic trainers. Wright gave everything he had to finish off Minnesota...
Via Fox Sports North
18 days ago  |  Discuss

In spirited effort vs. Vikings, Jets still find way to lose

BY NICK ST. DENISThe New York Jets found another creative way to lose Sunday, surrendering an 87-yard screen pass for a touchdown in overtime in a 30-24 loss to the Minnesota Vikings.Jarius Wright caught Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater's sort pass on third down, and Wright ran straight to pay dirt with the Jets in zero coverage.Gang Green fell to 2-11 with the defeat.Jets quarterback...
Via AFC East Daily
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Initial Reaction – New York Jets Resemble NFL Team…But Still Lose

The New York Jets found another way to lose, falling 30-24 in overtime to the Minnesota Vikings. Burned again on the blitz and by poor tackling, Jarius Wright took a screen pass 87 yards for the game winning touchdown. They are now 2-11 and looking very much like a team who will be picking in the top 5 this May. Today wasn’t an awful effort but turnovers, red zone failures and...
Via Turn On The Jets
18 days ago  |  Discuss

87-yard TD pass lifts Vikings past Jets in overtime

MINNEAPOLIS -- Jarius Wright just had to make one good move. Then, he had plenty of room to run. Wright's 87-yard touchdown reception from Teddy Bridgewater in overtime gave the Minnesota Vikings a 30-24 victory over former teammate Percy Harvin and the New York Jets on Sunday. After forcing the Jets to punt to start the extra period, the Vikings faced third-and-5. Bridgewater was...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Jarius Wright Takes Screen 87 Yards For ‘Walkoff’ TD In OT vs Jets (Video)

Rex Ryan is going to remember this one for a long time. After holding the Vikings just to get into the overtime period, the Jets had there hearts broken by Jarius Wright on this 87 yard screen. http://fat.gfycat.com/PlainWiltedDrever.webm
Via Thacover2
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Jarius Wright Takes Screen 87 Yards For ‘Walkoff’ TD In OT vs Jets (Video)

Rex Ryan is going to remember this one for a long time. After holding the Vikings just to get into the overtime period, the Jets had there hearts broken by Jarius Wright on this 87 yard screen. http://fat.gfycat.com/PlainWiltedDrever.webm
Via BlackSportsOnline
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Ready to LOL ... or cry? Watch Jets lose ugly in overtime

Those poor, poor New York Jets. In a season that went off the rails weeks ago, things got even worse on Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings. After battling through four quarters to a tie, both teams went into overtime tied 24-24. Then with less than 11 minutes left in the extra period, things collapsed: That's Jarius Wright taking a simple screen pass and outrunning everyone for...
Via Fox Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Jarius Wright Takes Screen Pass 87 Yards for Game-Winning Touchdown

The Minnesota Vikings escaped Week 14 with an ugly home victory over the lowly New York Jets. Speedy receiver Jarius Wright took a simple Teddy Bridgewater screen pass and flew 87 yards for the game-winning score in overtime. Jets defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson was the guy trying to chase him down: [Twitter: @TheCauldron] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Week 13 Waiver Wire Targets: The Dawn of the Age of Latavius

Following the Raiders miraculous upset of the Chiefs on Thursday Night – to get their first win of the season – the rest of the week went relatively according to plan. The only true shocker on Sunday was the Vikings ability to re-up the difficulty on the Packers video game season; while the fact that Tim Wright and LeGarrette Blount each scored twice for the Patriots shouldn’t...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings Injury Update: Jarius Wright exits with a hamstring injury

The Minnesota Vikings failed to beat a reeling Chicago Bears' squad on Sunday, losing 21-13 after jumping out to an early 10-0 lead. An already thin group of wide receivers was hampered by injuries during the game, including Jarius Wright, who exited with a hamstring issue and failed to catch pass. #457502648 / gettyimages.com Wright was only targeted once on Sunday before leaving...
Via Sports Injury Alert
November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Defensive Improvement the Biggest Positive in Minnesota

Considering that the Vikings were ranked 31st in the league last year in total defense and gave up the most points in the NFL, they had nowhere to go but up this year. The question was how much better they would be. So far they have played better than expected. They are currently ranked 13th in the league in points per game (22.1) and are first in the NFL with 30 sacks. Mike Zimmer...
Via Pro Football Spot
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Patterson, Vikings receivers out to prove themselves

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Cordarrelle Patterson, Greg Jennings and Jarius Wright huddled together following practice on Wednesday, simply talking with each other for several minutes as the rest of the Minnesota Vikings filed into the locker room. Minnesota had just been put through a competitive practice and receivers coach George Stewart pushed his receivers through drills, his deep...
Via Fox Sports North
October 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Jarius Wright Leads Team In Week 4

Vikings backup receiver Jarius Wright led the team in targets (10), receptions (8) and yards (132) against Atlanta.Fantasy Spin:The targets total was more than double any other receiver. It will be interesting to see whether this continues or was a one-time thing. He's really only the team's third-best receiver behind Greg Jennings and Cordarrelle Patterson.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Notebook: Vikings overcome 'bonehead' defensive plays

MINNEAPOLIS -- Mike Zimmer will always have his eye on the Minnesota Vikings' defense and he's known for his honesty. His assessment of Sunday's 41-28 win against the Atlanta Falcons hit on both. "Whoo, that was some game, wasn't it," Zimmer said in opening his postgame press conference, almost exhaling following Minnesota's come-from-behind win against Atlanta thanks to 558 yards...
Via Fox Sports North
September 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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