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2014 Vikings Draft: Building Draft Board Priority

As the 2014 NFL Draft continues to draw near (finally!), we continue to break down the Vikings current team needs and idea on how to best turn this flaming turd train around. We’ve already taken some time to break down draft priority based on team position looking at offensive needs and defensive needs, and we’ll use that today to recap and set our draft board priority. Of course...
Via Purple Jesus Diaries
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings and NFL free agency: Day 2

The Minnesota Vikings remained quiet on day two for free agency, choosing to let Eric Decker and Darrel Revis go without much effort at bringing them to the purple. Other then grabbing Linval Joseph and bringing Jasper Brinkley back on day one, the Vikings have focused on their in house free agents. While the Joseph pick was a very good pick, the Vikings have so many holes on the...
Via cover32 - Vikings
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Grading the Vikings Signing of Japser Brinkley

Career Stats: 6 Years in league | 174 tackles | 4 Forced Fumbles Brinkley is a familiar face and has played his entire career for the Vikings except for last year when he took his talents to Arizona. With the Cardinals experiment ending with is release the Vikings didn’t waste much time in bringing him back on a 1 year deal. The former South Carolina linebacker is still only 28...
Via DraftSeason
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings Offseason Plan Becoming Clear

As the news continues to filter in about free agents coming to terms on agreements with NFL teams, the Minnesota Vikings plan becoming clear. The Vikings have agreed to terms with with Matt Cassel and Everson Griffen agreeing to new pacts with the team. Now the priorities in free agency are giving us a better understanding of who general manager Rick Spielman and new head coach Mike...
Via Pro Football Spot
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Vikings signing Jasper Brinkley

According to Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports,  the Vikings are signing linebacker Jasper Brinkley to a one-year deal. Vikings are busy today. Will sign LB Jasper Brinkley to a one-year deal, source tells @FOXSports1 — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) March 9, 2014 Brinkley played in Minnesota from 2009-2012 and then signed with the Cardinals last year in free agency. Now he’s back...
Via Pro Football Zone
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Vikings agree to terms to bring back Jasper Brinkley

The Minnesota Vikings weren't interested in a lazy Sunday. Minnesota was busy during the NFL's three-day negotiating window before Tuesday's official opening of free agency and locked in a starting defensive end and possible starting middle linebacker. Less than an hour after agreeing to re-sign defensive end Everson Griffen, FOX Sports' Mike Garafolo reported Minnesota...
Via Fox Sports North
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Jasper Brinkley reportedly returning to Minnesota

All 32 teams can talk to agents for impending free agents around the league, but they can only sign contracts with players who were already on their rosters or those released around the league. The Vikings have reportedly done both on Sunday. On the heels of word that defensive end Everson Griffen has landed a fat new contract to stay in Minnesota and forgo free agency comes a report...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Vikings Sign Former Cardinals’ LB Jasper Brinkley

  Mike Garafolo reports that the Vikings have signed former Cardinals’ LB Jasper Brinkley to a one-year contract. Brinkley reportedly visited with the Vikings before meeting with the Bills last week. Minnesota has already locked up DE Everson Griffen, so they appear to be moving fast in regards to available free agent targets. Brinkley, 28, totaled 27 tackles over the course...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Free Agent ILB Jasper Brinkley Visiting With Bills Thursday

The Buffalo Bills announced that they are hosting free agent ILB Jasper Brinkley on Thursday. This news comes just a day after they met with former Ravens ILB Jameel McClain who is now meeting with the Giants. Brinkley, 28, totaled 27 tackles over the course of 15 games for the Cardinals last season.  
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals fire strength coach John Lott, release linebacker Jasper Brinkley

The Cardinals made two personnel moves on Friday, firing one assistant coach and releasing a player. John Lott, the team’s strength and conditioning coach the past seven seasons, was fired Friday morning. The team also released reserve inside linebacker Jasper Brinkley, who had one year left on a contract he signed last year. By releasing Brinkley, the Cardinals create an additional...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals fire combine star and strength coach John Lott

The Arizona Cardinals made two personnel moves Friday, firing one assistant coach and releasing a player. John Lott, the team's strength and conditioning coach the past seven seasons, was fired. The team also released reserve inside linebacker Jasper Brinkley, who had one year left on a contract he signed last year. Lott's firing wasn't a surprise within the Cardinals...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals part ways with Jasper Brinkley

Reports on Friday indicated the Cardinals have some interest in linebacker D’Qwell Jackson now that he’s been released by the Browns and they opened up a spot in their linebacking corps later in the day. The team has released linebacker Jasper Brinkley after his first season with the team. Brinkley played 15 games and started three times for Arizona in 2013, recording 27 tackles...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals release linebacker Jasper Brinkley

Jasper Brinkley, who started three games at linebacker for the Cardinals in 2013 in addition to playing special teams, was given his release on Friday. Brinkley, 28, who signed as a free agent last spring after four seasons in Minnesota, had 30 tackles and five special-teams tackles in his only season with the Cardinals.
Via Fox Sports Arizona
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals Release LB Jasper Brinkley

The Arizona Cardinals announced the release LB Jasper Brinkley on Friday. Brian McIntyre notes that the Cardinals will save $2 million in cash and cap space with this move. The Cardinals are reportedly interested in signing free agent ILB D’Qwell Jackson and have to make a decision regarding Karlos Dansby in the coming weeks, so this is a position to watch in the coming weeks...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals Roster Reivew: Linebackers

The Arizona Cardinals have two problems at the linebacker position. First, they have a wealth of talent up the middle but need more support on the outside. Second, they have a couple players coming back off of injuries which adds depth to the team and makes it difficult to decide who stays and who goes. Let’s take a look at the position and see how the players stack up for 2014...
Via cover32 - Cardinals
January 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona's Colledge, Williams out with injuries

Starting guard Daryn Colledge and injury-plagued running back Ryan Williams were among four Arizona players missing the Cardinals' practice on Monday with injuries. Linebacker Jasper Brinkley was sidelined with a sore knee and wide receiver LaRon Byrd sustained a concussion in the team's first practice in pads on Sunday. Coach Bruce Arians says Colledge had nerve irritation...
Via Fox Sports
July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Vikings rumors: Minnesota still eyeing Brian Urlacher?

The NFL Draft has come and gone, and it's still not clear how the Minnesota Vikings will fill the void at middle linebacker created when Jasper Brinkley signed with the Arizona Cardinals. The team has a few in-house options, but Judd Zulgad and Tom Pelissero of 1500 ESPN report the Vikings could look to one of the veteran free agents -- including former Chicago Bears linebacker...
Via NFL Injury Report
April 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Minnesota must find reliable MLB in draft

Today is the tenth day of two weeks of Minnesota Vikings coverage leading up to the April 25 beginning of the NFL Draft. April 12: Five best draft moments in the past 25 years April 13: Five worst draft moments in the past 25 years April 14: Quarterbacks position preview April 15: Running backsfullbacks position previewApril 16: Offensive tackles position previewApril 17:Guardscenters...
Via Fox Sports North
April 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Minnesota must find reliable MLB in draft

Today is the tenth day of two weeks of Minnesota Vikings coverage leading up to the April 25 beginning of the NFL Draft. April 12: Five best draft moments in the past 25 years April 13: Five worst draft moments in the past 25 years April 14: Quarterbacks position preview April 15: Running backsfullbacks position previewApril 16: Offensive tackles position previewApril 17:Guardscenters...
Via Fox Sports North
April 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Brinkley hoping to start for Arizona Cardinals

When free agent linebacker Jasper Brinkley signed with the Arizona Cardinals last month, he did so with an eye towards a starting job on Bruce Arians’ squad. The Red Birds did not re-sign linebacker Paris Lenon so Brinkley is working hard in the off season to earn that starting role. “He has a good understanding of football,” linebackers coach Mike Caldwell told azcardinals.com.... Read more
Via The Sports Blitz
April 15, 2013  |  1 Comment

Brinkley signs with Arizona, leaving MLB void

The Vikings have a void at middle linebacker after Jasper Brinkley signed a multi-year deal with the Arizona Cardinals Thursday.
Via min.scout.com
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Arizona reaches 3-year deal with LB Brinkley

The Arizona Cardinals have agreed to a three-year contract with inside linebacker Jasper Brinkley. Brinkley played for the Minnesota Vikings the past four seasons, accumulating a career-high 117 tackles in 2012. He had two sacks and three forced fumbles in 15 starts. Brinkley, a third-round pick out of South Carolina in 2009, could start alongside Arizona's standout Daryl Washington...
Via AP on Fox
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Brinkley, Cardinals agree on two-year deal

Jasper Brinkley's return to the Minnesota Vikings seemed unlikely even as Minnesota general manager Rick Spielman said he was interested in re-signing all of the team's unrestricted free agents. Brinkley found his next home Thursday when he agreed to terms on a two-year contract with the Arizona Cardinals, according to the team's website. Brinkley, 27, was a full-time...
Via Fox Sports North
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Brinkley, Cardinals agree on two-year deal

Jasper Brinkley's return to the Minnesota Vikings seemed unlikely even as Minnesota general manager Rick Spielman said he was interested in re-signing all of the team's unrestricted free agents. Brinkley found his next home Thursday when he agreed to terms on a two-year contract with the Arizona Cardinals, according to the team's website. Brinkley, 27, was a full-time...
Via Fox Sports North
March 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Analyst discusses replacement LBs for Vikings

What if the Vikings lose Jasper Brinkley and Erin Henderson in free agency? There are options in the draft.
Via min.scout.com
March 05, 2013  |  Discuss

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