Vikings Place RB Jerick McKinnon On Season-Ending I.R. & Sign S Ahmad Dixon

The Minnesota Vikings have announced that they have placed rookie RB Jerick McKinnon season-ending injured reserve Saturday. The Vikings also promoted DE Justin Trattou from the practice squad and signed S Ahmad Dixon. McKinnon, 22, was the Vikings’ third-round pick this past year. He wound up putting together a decent rookie year which included 538 yards rushing on 113...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
December 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Nine players named to Minnesota Vikings practice squad

Yesterday we reported that the Minnesota Vikings shaved down their roster to 53 players in preparation for the regular season. The next roster moves due for NFL teams is deciding who will play on their practice squads. Here’s a primer on practice squad rules, per The Daily Norseman: Practice squad players are just that. . .guys that practice with the team. They don’t play...
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September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings Sign 9 to Practice Squad

The Vikings have announced 9 players that have been added to the practice squad, leaving room for 1 more player. My guess is the last player will be recently cut Austin Wentworth who was cut to make room for recently signed Mike Harris. Below are the 9 players that have been added (no surprises). Running back Joe Banyard, wide receiver Kain Colter, defensive tackle Isame Faciane...
Via DraftSeason
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Predicting the Vikings Practice Squad …. Why Not?

With the Vikings final 53 set … let’s take a quick look at who might find themselves on the 2014 Vikings practice squad. I’m basing this off of JUST Vikings, not going to try and guess players cut from other rosters. 1. Mike Zimmer, Linebacker 2. Donte Foster, Wide Receiver 3. Kain Colter, Wide Receiver, Return Specialist 4. Kendall James, Cornerback 5. Isame Faciane, Defensive...
Via DraftSeason
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 Vikings Drat: Defensive Needs Assessment

We’re getting closer and closer to the NFL Draft, and outside of the uber-nerds who have already dissected the entire coaches tape of every prospect in the seventh round, the rest of us need to probably start paying attention to what’s going on with the Vikings, what their needs are, and who the potential new draft picks could be for the team. Sorry, some of us have BOOBS to...
Via Vikings Digital Diaries
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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