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Minnesota Vikings Training Camp Battles

Quarterback#451199782 / gettyimages.comMatt Cassel is slated to be the starter as of this post, but with 32nd overall pick and highly touted QB prospect Teddy Bridgewater waiting in the wings, a strong showing in training camp and preseason might flip the script. Bridgewater has been using Madden to study Norv Turner’s exceptionally complicated playbook, and has drawn rave reviews...
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7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings: Norv Turner says Teddy Bridgewater Should Have Been a Top-10 Pick

The Minnesota Vikings knew they needed a franchise quarterback, so they traded up in the NFL Draft to select Louisville gunslinger Teddy Bridgewater with the final pick in the first round (No. 32 overall). So far, so good for the Bridgewater experiment. Norv Turner was brought in this offseason to led the Vikings offense, and he’s loving what he’s seen from his young quarterback...
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9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Norv Turner: Teddy Bridgewater Should Have Been Top-10 Pick

It seems the Minnesota Vikings are beyond pleased with their draft day acquisition of Teddy Bridgewater.  According to the teams official website, Vikings offensive coördinator Norv Turner believes the organization got the steal of the draft when Bridgewater slipped to the final pick in round one. “I think he probably should’ve gone in the first 10 picks,” Turner said...
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9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Norv Turner: Teddy Bridgewater should have been drafted in the top-10

Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner told the Vikings official site that he believes Teddy Bridgewater should have been drafted in the top-10. “I think he probably should’ve gone in the first 10 picks,” Turner said, per NFL.com. “He probably should’ve gone at least in the first half of the first round, and then we’re sitting there with an opportunity to get him...
Via Pro Football Zone
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Norv Turner: Bridgewater Should Have Been Top-10 Pick

It seems the Minnesota Vikings are beyond pleased with their draft day acquisition of Teddy Bridgewater.  According to the teams official website, Vikings ffensive coordinator Norv Turner believes the organization got the steal of the draft when Bridgewater slipped to the final pick in round one. “I think he probably should’ve gone in the first 10 picks,” Turner said...
Via BlackSportsOnline
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings OC Norv Turner More Than Happy With Teddy Bridgewater

It's been awhile since new Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner has worked as just the offensive coordinator. When Minnesota hired the team likely hoped that one thing would happen--that he could replicate the success he saw with the Cowboys way back in the day with he Vikings.That depends. Does he have all the pieces he needs?@Vikings/TwitterAdrian Peterson is...
Via FatManWriting
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Vikings training camp preview: Coaches

  This is the 11th in a series of 13 previews leading up to the Minnesota Vikings' July 25 start of camp. TODAY'S POSITION: COACHES Rating (1-to-10 scale): 6 Head coach: Mike Zimmer (first year as head coach, 22nd season in the NFL) Coordinators: Norv Turner, offense, (30th year in the NFL, first with Vikings); George Edwards, defense (17th year in the NFL, first with Vikings...
Via Fox Sports North
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Shanahan, Miracle Worker? While We’re Waiting…

It’s Monday, Monday, gotta get down on Monday…. I’m trying to not get excited. Last year at this time, we were discussing the merits of Norv Turner’s offense and how it was going to be night-and-day compared to that of Pat Shurmur. Gone was the West Coast; here was the vertical game that included the tight end to a larger degree. And while Jordan Cameron and Josh Gordon were...
Via Waiting For Next Year
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Norv Turner has big plans for Cordarrelle Patterson

Ben Goesling of ESPN.com says Vikings first-year offensive coordinator Norv Turner has some big plans for wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson. Turner also has big plans for second-year receiver Cordarrelle Patterson, whose emergence late last season made many wonder why the Vikings waited so long to make him a big part of the offense. Patterson, who played mostly at split end last...
Via Pro Football Zone
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Norv Turner plans on using Adrian Peterson differently

According to Ben Goessling of ESPN.com,  new Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner plans on using Adiran Peterson more as a receiver in 2014. At age 29, Adrian Peterson is intent on cruising along with his career at a time when most running backs his age start to break down. In Norv Turner, Peterson has a new offensive coordinator who is intent on using him differently. Peterson...
Via Pro Football Zone
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL News & Notes: Pass On All Day?

  Get into our FREE Readers’ Leagues and Win Prizes! Norv Turner seems intent on getting Adrian Peterson more receptions this season and he would be the man to do it. We’ve heard similar talk from coaches in the past regarding All Day, but Norval does make his mark on an offense when he gets his chance and he’s always thrown the ball to running backs, while Peterson’s biggest...
Via The Fake Football
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Early Breakdown of the Vikings Tight End Depth Chart

Below we breakdown each tight end on the current Minnesota Vikings roster. While Rudolph and Ellison are locks to make the team it will be an all-out battle among the other 3. Viking fans shouldn’t take the battle lightly, this will be a very important position in 2014, regardless of who the quarterback is they will be looking at their tight ends early and often in 2014. Kyle Rudolph...
Via DraftSeason
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ron Jaworski: Matt Cassel is the worst starting QB in the NFL

Former NFL quarterback and current ESPN analyst Ron Jaworski is unveiling his annual ranking of the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks, and the list started with Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel. And not because Cassel is the best. Jaworski labeled Cassel the worst starter in the NFL. “My 32nd rated quarterback entering the 2014 season is Matt Cassel,” Jaworski said on ESPN. ...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ron Jaworski Says Matt Cassel is Worst Starting QB in NFL

Former NFL quarterback and famed NFL analyst, Ron Jaworski is kicking off his annual ranking of the league’s 32 quarterbacks, and first up on the list is Minnesota Vikings signal caller Matt Cassel. In this case however, being first really means Cassel is the worst of the bunch, according to Jaws. “My 32nd rated quarterback entering the 2014 season is Matt Cassel,” Jaworski...
Via BlackSportsOnline
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Ron Jaworski names Matt Cassel worst starting qb

AP Photo Ron Jaworski just ranked Matt Cassel last among starting quarterbacks in the NFL. “My 32nd rated quarterback entering the 2014 season is Matt Cassel,” Jaworski said on ESPN. Jaworski said that Cassel will not be able to play well under new Vikings Offensive Coordinator Norv Turner’s system due to his inability to efficiently use play-action passes. “Turner’s offense...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings Training Camp Preview: Tight Ends

Minnesota Vikings Training Camp Preview: Tight EndsBy Chris SchadThere are few places than a tight end would rather be than in Norv Turner’s offense. The new offensive coordinator has been a maverick in the National Football with his tendency to get the tight end involved in the passing game. While most fans can casually recite that Turner got career seasons out of Antonio Gates...
Via Pro Football Spot
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Five things to watch for at Vikings training camp

Finally, we’re there. Ok, ALMOST THERE—it’s almost the start of football season, but really we’re so close can you begrudge some early excitement? The long, dry offseason is nearly at an end and Vikings fans have a lot to be excited about. As we turn our attention to Mankato, Minnesota for the 2014 Vikings training camp, there is a lot to watch for. Whether you head to camp...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

The Norv Turner Effect: Good Luck Vikings

       The first time I hear a commentator during the NFL season throw out the "Norv Turner is one of the greatest play-callers in NFL history" comment, I'm seriously going to throw the remote at the television.       No he's not!       If you need further proof, how can he be let go by the Cleveland Browns after one season? If he's such a great...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Teddy Bridgewater impressing Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner

TweetMinnesota Vikings rookie Teddy Bridgewater entered the 2013 college football season as the top QB prospect available, but after being picked apart by scouts and the media Bridgewater ended up slipping all the way to final spot in the first round. Despite his free-fall down draft board, Bridgewater has impressed Vikings OC Norv Turner so far during the Vikings off-season workouts...
Via Los That Sports Blog
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Norv Turner: Teddy Bridgewater is further along then I expected

Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner has been surprised by rookie Teddy Bridgewater. “Teddy’s been really, really impressive and a lot further along than I expected him to be,” said Turner, via the Vikings official site. With Bridgewater being further along than Turner expected,  he’ll have a shot at being the Vikings’ starter right away. var ACE_AR = {Site:...
Via Pro Football Zone
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings OC says Teddy Bridgewater is farther ahead than he expected him to be

The Minnesota Vikings have a challenge this year, and that is picking the right quarterback to fix the problems.  Norv Turner has been impressed with all three quarterbacks saying it is a great group, but here is what he said about the three individuals according to the Vikings website.  Teddy Bridgewater: “Teddy’s been really, really impressive […] The post Vikings OC says...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Norv Turner on Vikings QB’s: “We’ve got a really, really good group”

Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner was a guest on KFAN-FM on Monday and had some great things to say about his quarterbacks. “We’ve got a really, really good group,”said Turner. “We get between 120 to 140 snaps during a training camp day and that is plenty enough time for all the guys to work a rotation and give them bigger reps and evaluate them,” Turner said...
Via Pro Football Zone
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Norv Turner has irrational confidence in Vikings quarterbacks

(Credit: CBS) The Minnesota Vikings have a legitimate QB competition on their hands heading into training camp. Offensive coordinator Norv Turner has said that Matt Cassel. Christian Ponder, and rookie Teddy Bridgewater will all have a chance to win the starting job. That makes sense. What doesn’t make sense is the amount of praise Turner is giving two mediocre guys and a player...
Via Sports-Kings
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings OC Norv Turner loves his QB group

Norv Turner spoke with KFAN-FM on Monday, and could not stop gushing about his quarterback group of Matt Cassel, Teddy Bridgewater and Christian Ponder. “We’ve got a really, really good group,” he said, explaining that it won’t be hard to parcel out snaps in the apparent three-headed battle. “We get between 120 to 140 snaps […] The post Vikings OC Norv Turner loves his...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Norv Turner Says Teddy Bridgewater Can Make Every Throw

Despite making some experts nervous pre-draft with a poor Pro Day workout, Teddy Bridgewater is proving to the Minnesota Vikings that he can indeed make every NFL throw needed. Questions were raised about whether or not Teddy Bridgewater was worth a top draft pick in the 2014 draft, when he showed up at his Louisville Pro Day throwing all out of sorts. During his workout, his passes...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss
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