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Norv Turner on Vikings O-line: 'We have a lot of work to do'

There is cause for concern in Minnesota when it comes to the Vikings' offensive line situation. Offensive coordinator Norv Turner recognizes the problem and realizes that time is running out to do something about it. "We have a lot of work to do in the offensive line and we don’t have a whole lot of time to get it done before the opener," Turner said, per Kent Youngblood of the...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Vikings working on fixing offensive line after injuries

Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner has a lot of work to do in evaluating and figuring out what the opening day lineup for the offensive line is going to be. After a season-ending injury to Phil Loadholt, while John Sullivan missed the past two weeks of training camp with back spasms. "We’re getting a lot of practice at it because we went through the entire...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

OC Norv Turner: We’re going to be a good running football team

Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner said the return of running back Adrian Peterson may have added the potent kick to the running game, but there are others who have the play-caller believing the team's ground game will be very productive. “I think it’s really difficult to make an assessment  of the running game in the preseason,” Turner said, via the Star...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers had no choice with Philip Rivers

Some decisions in the NFL are simple to make. Number-one on that list is if you have a quarterback that is considered anywhere around the level of good or better you do everything in your power to keep him on the roster. This was the case with the San Diego Chargers and Philip Rivers. This is why Rivers got a four year-contract worth $83,250,ooo with $65,000,00 guaranteed, and...
Via This Given Sunday
10 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Fantasy Football: Tight End Sleepers

When looking at the tight end group I noticed that there is not a whole lot in the pantry to choose from. Unless you want to make a high selection on a Gronkowski or Graham, we will need to start developing our sleeper list, which will be even more necessary when we are facing our backup selection.  There are five players that I targeted which could assist in making your decisions...
Via The Fantasy Fix
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings Offensive Weapons

The expectations for the Minnesota Vikings in the 2015 season are through the roof, even though they finished the chaotic 2014 season with a 7-9 record. The high expectations and optimism surrounding the Minnesota Vikings stem from three key players: Adrian Peterson, Teddy Bridgewater, and Mike Wallace. The Vikings success will depend on the play of these three offensive players...
Via Real Sports Entertainment Network
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings Unsung Hero – QB Coach Scott Turner

We all know who Norv Turner is – the offensive-minded guru whose tenure in the NFL has spawned some of the greatest quarterbacks and greatest offenses to ever play the game. His resume’ is chalk-full of success on the offensive side of the ball – from the great Cowboys teams of the 1990s to the high-powered Chargers of the 2000s, Norv Turner has left a tremendous mark in the...
Via Vikings Digital Diaries
14 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Bold Predictions for the Vikings 2015 Season

Teddy Bridgewater throws for 3500+ yards, and 25 touchdowns View image | gettyimages.com In the closing weeks of his rookie season, Bridgewater began to grab a firm hold as the leader of the Vikings offense. He set and broke numerous Vikings franchise rookie records, and also won the 2014 Pepsi Rookie of the Year award, as voted by fans. With a full off season working under...
Via TopSportsReport
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings right tackle Loadholt done for year with Achilles tear

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- When Phil Loadholt limped off the field in the first quarter on Saturday night, Minnesota Vikings fans started going through all the lists of available free agents and trades their team could make to fill the 6-foot-8, 345-pound hole at right tackle created by his injury. A day after an MRI confirmed what the Vikings feared after walking out of the stadium...
Via AP on Fox
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Breaking: Vikings cornerstone player tears Achilles, season in jeopardy

The Minnesota Vikings have received terrible news, as seven-year offensive tackle Phil Loadholt suffered a torn achilles early in their second preseason game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Saturday: UPDATE: @Vikings OT Phil Loadholt suffered a torn Achilles. (via @RapSheet) pic.twitter.com/VRnc9F9SmH — NFL Network (@nflnetwork) August 16, 2015 This is devastating for Loadholt...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Things to Watch for In Vikings Second Preseason Game

The Vikings take on Jameis Winston and the Tampa Bay Bucs this Saturday evening at TCF Bank stadium.  Here are 5 things to watch for in this titillating contest. 5. Shaun Hill’s Return to the Purple I know this isn’t super exciting but the fact is, we haven’t seen Shaun Hill in live action yet.  How will he perform in Norv Turner’s offense? He needs to be quick in his...
Via DraftSeason
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Takeaways from HOF for the Minnesota Vikings

Football season is BACK! Although we saw the 1st stringers for just a glimpse, it was great to see NFL teams back on the field. Even though the season is still very young, we saw many storylines last night which we will continue to pay attention through throughout this season. Norv Turner Unleashing Teddy From the Start? View image | gettyimages.com Throughout the 2014...
Via TopSportsReport
25 days ago  |  Discuss

After tending to ailing father, Zimmer returns to Vikings practice

MANKATO, Minn. -- Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer has returned to training camp with the team after visiting his ailing father. The Vikings held their walk-through Thursday inside the Minnesota State University athletic complex, and fans gave Zimmer an ovation. Zimmer missed practices Tuesday to be in Florida with his father, who has been in declining health. Offensive coordinator...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Zimmer returns to Vikings after time with ailing father

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer has returned to training camp with the team after visiting his ailing father. The Vikings held their walk-through Thursday inside the Minnesota State University athletic complex, and fans gave Zimmer an ovation. Zimmer missed practices Tuesday to be in Florida with his father, who has been in declining health. Offensive coordinator...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

OC Norv Turner wants offense to be strong finishers, focusing on 'mental toughness'

Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner wants his offense to be strong finishers and be able to compete in the late stages of the game when fatigue sets in and the outcome is in the balance. “I really put a lot of stock in how guys practice the last 15 minutes of practice as compared to the first 15 because I tell them, more and more, this game is being decided...
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August 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Zimmer to miss practice to tend to ailing father

MANKATO, Minn. -- Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer's father is ailing. Zimmer told reporters Monday that he will miss practice Tuesday because his father is "not doing well." Offensive coordinator Norv Turner will supervise the team in his absence. The Vikings have a scheduled day off from practice Wednesday. Zimmer's father, Bill, was his high school coach in Lockport Township...
Via AP on Fox
August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Zimmer to miss practice to tend to ailing father

MANKATO, Minn. -- Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer's father is ailing. Zimmer told reporters Monday that he will miss practice Tuesday because his father is "not doing well." Offensive coordinator Norv Turner will supervise the team in his absence. The Vikings have a scheduled day off from practice Wednesday. Zimmer's father, Bill, was his high school coach in Lockport Township...
Via Fox Sports North
August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings' Zimmer to miss practice due to father's health

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer's father is ailing. Zimmer told reporters Monday that he will miss practice Tuesday because his father is ''not doing well.'' Offensive coordinator Norv Turner will supervise the team in his absence. The Vikings have a scheduled day off from practice Wednesday. Zimmer's father, Bill, was his high school coach in Lockport Township...
Via AP on Fox
August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Cordarrelle Patterson a Work in Progress

As fans, it's easy for us to say, "This player is a bust" or, "That player is done in the league," but so much more happens inside a locker room than we can imagine. Players may be fighting through injuries, coaches may be exploring new wrinkles in the playbook, and as fans, we only know what's been reported or made public. In Cordarrelle Patterson's case, it's clear that head coach...
Via Pro Football Spot
August 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Veteran Vikings backup QB Hill sees career come full circle

MANKATO, Minn. -- Shaun Hill's wife, Ashton, asked him this question midway through the offseason: If there were one place the veteran quarterback would like to live for the rest of his life, where would that be? Hill didn't hesitate. "It's easy," he said. "The Twin Cities. So signing there was a no-brainer." Fortunately for Hill, the feeling from the Minnesota Vikings was mutual...
Via AP on Fox
August 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings turn to Turner tandem for Bridgewater's development

The Minnesota Vikings are comfortable moving forward with Teddy Bridgewater as the starting quarterback in 2015. He showed a lot of promise as a rookie, and the young passer receives top-notch tutelage under the team's two Turners.Norv Turner is Minnesota's offensive coordinator. His son, Scott, is the Vikings quarterbacks coach. They have their differences in coaching style, but...
Via Fox Sports
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Tuesday web roundup: Minnesota Vikings

Mike Wallace aims for more than deep throws with Vikings Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Mike Wallace catches a pass during practice at an NFL football training camp on the campus of Minnesota State University, ... OC Norv Turner: 'Teddy Bridgewater can become a top QB Minnesota Vikings OC Norv Turner: 'Teddy Bridgewater can become a top quarterback'. Teddy Bridgewater #5 of...
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July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings OC Norv Turner calls Teddy Bridgewater a 'top-flight' QB

There will always be doubters and detractors, but they won't sway Norv Turner's opinion of his quarterback. The Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator stood by second-year pro Teddy Bridgewater this weekend, putting down any so-called experts who may disagree with him. "The one evaluation we care about is ours," Turner said, via Derek Wetmore of 1500ESPN.com. "Based on where we...
Via Fox Sports
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Norv Turner sees Teddy Bridgewater as top-five NFL QB

The summer months tend to bring some lofty expectations for teams around the NFL. It’s the start of a new year. Pretty much a clean slate for every squad, no matter what the previous season brought. For the Minnesota Vikings, last season was a surprise on the field. Off the field, it brought a level of drama that would make writers for General Hospital rethink scripting it. Adrian...
Via Sportsnaut
July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

TE Kyle Rudolph ready to have a breakout year

Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph believes the second year in offensive coordinator Norv Turner's system will be huge. Rudolph has qualities similar to New England Patriots Rob Gronkowski and Turner's penchant for involving the tight ends in the passing game he will see an increased role. He finished wih 24 grabs for 231 yards and two touchdowns in 2014. “The tight...
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July 26, 2015  |  Discuss
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