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Jennings Leads Vikings Receivers In Week 7

Vikings wideout Greg Jennings led the team with six catches, seven targets and 77 yards on Sunday.Fantasy Spin:The Minnesota offense continues to frustrate fantasy owners. At least Norv Turner has figured out Jerick McKinnon is better than Mass Asiata, but he is still featuring Jennings more than Cordarrelle Patterson. That is fine with Jennings' owners, but for owners thinking...
Via Fantasy Football Champs
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings Coach Doing Well After Minor Procedure

Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer missed practice Friday to undergo a minor medical procedure, the team announced. The team did not disclose details of the procedure, but said Zimmer will travel with the team for Sunday’s game at Buffalo. Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner said Zimmer had the procedure this morning and is “feeling a lot better.” Turner said the procedure...
Via BlackSportsOnline
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Notebook: Zimmer has minor procedure, will coach Sunday

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer underwent a "minor procedure" Friday but is expected to be back with the team Saturday and coach Sunday's game at Buffalo. Offensive coordinator Norv Turner addressed the team and ran practice Friday. The team announced Zimmer's absence but didn't reveal details behind the procedure. Turner said he met...
Via Fox Sports North
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Zimmer expected back quickly, after procedure

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer has undergone a ''minor procedure,'' according to the team, but he is expected back quickly. Vikings spokesman Bob Hagan said Zimmer will return to work Saturday and travel for the game at Buffalo on Sunday. The team did not divulge details about Zimmer's condition or the precise nature of the operation...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

What if Jerry Jones never fired Jimmy Johnson?

The Dallas Cowboys dynasty of the early 1990s was arguably the greatest in the history of the NFL. Those Cowboys were the first team in NFL history to win three championships in four years, and were it not for one very controversial decision, may have won all four. That decision, as you all know, was Jerry Jones’ ill-fated coaching swap of Jimmy Johnson for Barry Switzer. The Cowboys...
Via The Sports Post
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Notebook: Turner says Bridgewater may be 'a little bit too careful'

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- While taking the blame for the offense's shortcomings last week, Teddy Bridgewater said he needed to play faster and get through his reads quicker. Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner might have seen another angle to the passing-game struggles and Bridgewater's second NFL start. Bridgewater helped Minnesota drive down the field on the...
Via Fox Sports North
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Offensive line changes possible as Vikings search for answers

In his first go-round as a head coach, Mike Zimmer is learning how to divide his attention. The Minnesota Vikings' first-year head coach only had to worry about one side of the ball in his career as a defensive coordinator. Zimmer is now tasked with being a part of the offense and special teams, as well. Zimmer's worked heavily with Minnesota's eighth-ranked defense...
Via Pro Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Offensive line changes possible as Vikings search for answers

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- In his first go-round as a head coach, Mike Zimmer is learning how to divide his attention. The Minnesota Vikings' first-year head coach only had to worry about one side of the ball in his career as a defensive coordinator. Zimmer is now tasked with being a part of the offense and special teams, as well. Zimmer's worked heavily with Minnesota's...
Via Fox Sports North
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Offensive line changes possible as Vikings search for answers

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- In his first go-round as a head coach, Mike Zimmer is learning how to divide his attention. The Minnesota Vikings' first-year head coach only had to worry about one side of the ball in his career as a defensive coordinator. Zimmer is now tasked with being a part of the offense and special teams, as well. Zimmer's worked heavily with Minnesota's...
Via Fox Sports North
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Cordarrelle Patterson: “My decoy time, it’s probably up”

Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner has inexplicably given his most dynamic offensive player, wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson, two touches in the last two games. Although that fact is very head-scratching, Patterson says he’s not going to turn into a drama queen and demand the ball just yet. Per NFL.com: “I’m not a drama queen or anything,” Patterson said...
Via Down and Distance
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Find Out Why Cordarrelle Patterson Has Been “MIA”

Find Out Why Cordarrelle Patterson Has Been “MIA” Why haven’t we seen much from Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson, who’s been missing in action (MIA) for weeks? It’s because he’s been playing the dreaded “decoy” role. This is just what Patterson’s fantasy football owners do not need. Norv Turner … The post Find Out Why Cordarrelle Patterson...
Via Fantasy Football Chick
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Sit Em, Start Em – Week Five

Sit Em, Start Em – Week Five Start Em Jeremy Hill – Hill is not a matchup play but is someone who should likely be starting every week for those in deeper leagues and especially for those in standard or TD heavy formats. Hill is a weekly threat to find the end zone and is one of the most talented runners in the NFL. Hill is an upside RB3 play for week five. Jerick Mckinnon ...
Via Win My Fantasy League
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Behind Enemy Lines: Packers – Vikings with AJ Mansour of KFAN 100.3

Chris and Amanda kick off the Week 5 edition of Behind Enemy Lines by gushing over Aaron Rodgers’ performance before discussing whether or not the win over the Bears felt like one from the Green Bay Packers’ Super Bowl run back in 2010. Amanda remains unconvinced by the defense, while Chris tries to figure out whether or not the rookies are up to snuff a quarter of the way into...
Via Packers Talk Radio Network
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Blake Bortles or Teddy Bridgewater on the Fantasy Football Waiver Wire

Fantasy Football’s week 4 waiver wire offers up yet another opportunity and dilemma. Two starting QBs will hit the wire this week and whether you have a QB on bye or need a boost, both are appealing. But which of these two rookies do you hedge your bets on?
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings Likely to Play the Hot Hand at Running Back

Minnesota Vikings Likely to Play the Hot Hand at Running Back With Minnesota Vikings Adrian Peterson in a boat-load of trouble and indefinitely banned from the team, the Vikings may go with the hot hand between running backs Matt Asiata and Jerick McKinnon this week. Norv Turner hints at hot-hand … The post Minnesota Vikings Likely to Play the Hot Hand at Running Back appeared...
Via Fantasy Football Chick
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Tuner Will Use Hot Hand Approach With RBs

Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner said he will use both Matt Asiata and Jerick McKinnon in Sunday's game against the Saints according to Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press.Fantasy Spin:Turner added that he might use one back over the other if someone gets a hot hand. Asiata will have the first opportunity to get the hot hand as he will more than likely be the...
Via Fantasy Football Champs
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings, Norv Turner Kept It Simple For Patriots In New England’s Win

The Minnesota Vikings weren’t trying to deceive the New England Patriots on Sunday. In fact, offensive coordinator Norv Turner was pretty straightforward in his offensive game plan. When the Vikings used three wide receivers, it was safe to assume they were passing, and when they went two-wide, chances are they were running the ball. The Vikings ran the ball 13 times (for 37...
Via NESN.com
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Full of it: With two fullbacks, Vikings still see value in position

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Jerome Felton heard the rumors and wondered about his place in the Minnesota Vikings offense under new coordinator Norv Turner. The Cleveland Browns fullback, when Turner was the offensive coordinator there last season, was the 225-pound Chris Ogbonnaya, not exactly the bruising thumper typically lead-blocking in the running game. "Probably early in the...
Via Fox Sports North
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings-Rams: Whoever Scores The Least Loses!!!

Do you like defense??? This may end up being the game for you.  The Vikings travel to St Louis to take on the Rams this week. And it is likely to prove an especially challenging way to start the season.  The Vikings have the new offensive system in place run by Norv Turner. While he is known for being an offensive genius, new systems usually take a while to implement. Usually...
Via Football Nation
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings 2014 Betting Odds

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Via Next Impulse Sports
September 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings To Target (or Pass On) In Fantasy Football

Labor Day weekend means that the long offseason is almost over. With this being the last Sunday without professional football until February, there’s a good chance that a lot of you are relaxing and enjoying the long weekend. However, for those playing fantasy football leagues, this is the weekend that determines your happiness for the next four months.As you’re sitting down...
Via Pro Football Spot
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers Preseason Wrap: The Good, Bad & Ugly

The Chargers were a nice postseason surprise last year (particularly for us frustrated fans), not only making it into the playoffs but also beating the Bengals in the wildcard round. It appeared that the new Tom Telesco-Mike McCoy era was one of positivity, thus seeking to negate the fiasco the former pairing of A.J. Smith and Norv Turner left. McCoy's motivating organizational...
Via Football Nation
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings offense has impressed, as Peterson still not yet unveiled

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Preseason has provided a glimpse into new coordinator Norv Turner's plans for the Vikings offense and a look into how Minnesota's players fit Turner's philosophies. The Vikings have rushed for 130.7 yards per game and 4.6 yards per carry through three preseason contests. Minnesota's quarterbacks have a 106.3 quarterback rating, six touchdowns...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Football Focus: Norv Turner’s Minnesota Vikings

Ever since Brett Favre said goodbye to the purple and gold by retiring from the game he loved the most, the Minnesota Vikings’ offense can be summed up simply: Adrian Peterson. Yet 2014 is a new year and a new regime has found its home in the land of a thousand lakes. Norv Turner was hired by head coach Mike Zimmer to transform the Vikings’ offense from laughing stock to powerhouse...
Via Sportsnaut
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Stedman Bailey This Year’s Suspended Star?

It was only about a minute year ago that you were trying to figure out what to do with Josh Gordon in fantasy drafts. He looked like a terrific talent as a rookie in 2012 and would be aided by the Norv Turner vertical offense in year two. Everything looked to be pointing towards a [&hellip (Visited 2 times, 2 visits today) The post Is Stedman Bailey This Year’s Suspended Star...
Via No Coast Bias
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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