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Cornerback Josh Robinson’s future uncertain with Minnesota Vikings

Minnesota Vikings cornerback Josh Robinson began the 2015 NFL season on the physically unable to perform (PUP) list and he may end the season without a job. Not only does his initial rookie contract expire, but the 2012 third round draft pick partially tore his pectoral muscle before minicamp in June. The injury stagnated Robinson’s season as he was inactive until Week 10. He recorded...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

The top five free agents the Minnesota Vikings should pursue

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit f you are of the mindset that I’m in, that the future is now for the Vikings,...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

7 players the Vikings must move on from in 2016

The Minnesota Vikings need to revamp their roster this offseason. In order to bring in fresh talent, they need to first part ways with the players who have grown stale.There are a couple players who might get cut for the cap savings. The other players on this list have contracts expiring this spring and may not be back in Minnesota for the 2016 season.The Vikings must move on from...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings coach Zimmer shifting focus to offense in year three

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Mike Zimmer's mark on the Minnesota Vikings was always going to be defense first.Two years into his time running the team, much of the work that's ahead for Zimmer will surround the teaching, strategy and talent on the other side of the ball.Zimmer's first move was to fire offensive line coach Jeff Davidson, following a season of struggles at the position that...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Zimmer fires Vikings assistant coach after line struggles

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) Mike Zimmer's mark on the Minnesota Vikings was always going to be defense first. Two years into his time running the team, much of the work that's ahead for Zimmer will surround the teaching, strategy and talent on the other side of the ball. Zimmer's first move was to fire offensive line coach Jeff Davidson, following a season of struggles at the position...
Via AP on Fox
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings CB Waynes picks perfect time to record first career INT

Minnesota Vikings cornerback Trae Waynes was a top draft pick last spring, but the highly touted rookie didn't record his first NFL interception until Sunday's Wild Card matchup with the Seattle Seahawks.When Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson had a third-quarter attempt tipped into the air, Waynes was there to pick off the errant pass.The turnover led to a field goal that gave...
Via Fox Sports
January 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Breaking down the projected 2016 NFL draft order entering Week 17

The NFL playoff picture is starting to come together, as is the draft order for 2016. Here’s a breakdown with two weeks remaining… 1. Titans (3-12): A Week 17 loss will automatically give Tennessee the top pick for the first time since they took Earl Campbell in 1978. They’d be out of the quarterback sweepstakes, though, so a trade would be possible. 2. Browns (3-12): They’ll...
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December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Terence Newman tells NFL referee he looks like Al Roker

During Sunday's game against the Chicago Bears at TCF Bank Stadium, Minnesota Vikings cornerback Terence Newman thought one of the NFL officials looked familiar. To him, line judge Tom Symonette looked a lot like TV personality Al Roker.When there was a break in the action, Newman conferred with a few of the refs, including Symonette, and asked if the doppelgänger was accurate...
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December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Youth serving the Vikings defense well

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The Minnesota Vikings were resigned last weekend to starting a past-his-prime cornerback and an undrafted rookie straight from the practice squad at safety.That's what can happen when late-season injuries stack up. The credible performance of Terence Newman and Anthony Harris in the last line of the defense at Arizona is also an example of why NFL teams so...
Via AP on Fox
December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Depth matters: Vikings pleased with fill-in performance

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Vikings were resigned last weekend to starting a past-his-prime cornerback and an undrafted rookie straight from the practice squad at safety. That's what can happen when late-season injuries stack up. The credible performance of Terence Newman and Anthony Harris in the last line of the defense at Arizona is also an example of why NFL teams...
Via AP on Fox
December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Thursday web roundup: Minnesota Vikings

Everson Griffen misses practice Everson Griffen misses practice for Minnesota Vikings ... The Vikings secondary is beginning to get healthy but the defensive line is going the opposite direction ... Zimmer hopes Vikings improve mental toughness Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer speaks to field judge Michael Banks during a Dec. 6 game against Seattle at TCF Bank Stadium...
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December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings DB coach Jerry Gray rewards players with Hot Wheels cars

Minnesota Vikings defensive backs coach Jerry Gray has a unique way of rewarding his players. When members of Minnesota's secondary play well, Gray gives them a Hot Wheels car.Gray explained what it takes to earn one, via ESPN's Ben Goessling:The idea is certainly obscure, but the tactic has grown on Gray's pupils. Slot cornerback Captain Munnerlyn, for one, has warmed up to the...
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December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Terence Newman has entire Vikings secondary drinking red wine

Vikings safety Terence Newman is 37 years old and still going strong -- here's his secret. Ann Heisenfelt Associated PressMinnesota Vikings defensive back Terence Newman is enjoying a surprisingly strong season for a 37-year-old veteran. He has started every game at cornerback this year, except for last week when the Vikings needed him at safety.Newman credits red wine for his longevity...
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December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings Fumble Away Victory

The Minnesota Vikings followed up their pathetic performance against the Seattle Seahawks with an impressive game in the desert against the Arizona Cardinals. Every time the Vikings got into a situation to take control of the game, they found a way to fumble away the victory. Heading into the Thursday night game all the expectations were that the Vikings would get steam rolled...
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December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings 'hopeful' for injured players' return next week

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The Minnesota Vikings are hopeful their defense will be healthy again when they play next.After losing at Arizona on Thursday night with four starters and two backups absent because of injuries, the Vikings have nine days to recover before hosting Chicago on Dec. 20.Coach Mike Zimmer said Friday was too soon to determine whether nose tackle Linval Joseph, linebacker...
Via AP on Fox
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings 'hopeful' of healthy defense for next game

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Vikings are hopeful their defense will be healthy again when they play next. After losing at Arizona on Thursday night with four starters and two backups absent because of injuries, the Vikings have nine days to recover before hosting Chicago on Dec. 20. Coach Mike Zimmer said Friday was too soon to determine whether nose tackle Linval Joseph...
Via AP on Fox
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Ryan on Falcons’ slide: ‘It starts with me’

Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan received a vote of confidence from both his head coach and owner after Sunday’s 20-10 loss to the Minnesota Vikings, but he still knows responsibility for the Falcons’ disappointing slide falls on his shoulders. Ryan threw two interceptions and fumbled on a fourth down as the Falcons dropped their third straight game at home and fourth...
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November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

10 unheralded NFL players set to make major impacts in Week 11

We saw two players step up big time in the Super Bowl back in February. Then-Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Chris Matthews, who caught four passes for 109 yards and a score in that game, has since been released by Seattle.Meanwhile, New England Patriots corner Malcolm Butler, who intercepted Russell Wilson to end the game, is among the best players at his position in the NFL this...
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November 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Veteran CB Newman turning back the clock with Vikings

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- In their short partnership together in Minnesota, Vikings coach Mike Zimmer and general manager Rick Spielman have forged a compromise of sorts when it comes to assembling the team's roster. "I get one old guy," Zimmer has said he likes to tell Spielman, "and you get one little guy." Zimmer used his "old guy" allowance this year on 37-year-old cornerback Terence...
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November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Veteran CB Newman turning back the clock with Vikings

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- In their short partnership together in Minnesota, Vikings coach Mike Zimmer and general manager Rick Spielman have forged a compromise of sorts when it comes to assembling the team's roster."I get one old guy," Zimmer has said he likes to tell Spielman, "and you get one little guy."Zimmer used his "old guy" allowance this year on 37-year-old cornerback Terence...
Via AP on Fox
November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Old man CB Terence Newman excelling for Minnesota Vikings

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) When Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer needed a veteran presence in the defensive backfield, he turned to one of his most trusted pupils in 37-year-old Terence Newman. In his first season in Minnesota, Newman is rewarding Zimmer's faith. He has been a steadying influence on a young secondary, and is starting to make some big plays, too. Newman intercepted...
Via AP on Fox
November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Three key match-ups for the Minnesota Vikings week 11 showdown with Green Bay

The Packers come to town this week and face off against a Vikings team that is primed to make a playoff run. In a season muddled with penalties, clueless rules regarding what does and does not make a catch and several shots to the NFL’s image with off-season arrests, the Vikings provide a feel good story that shows no signs of ending soon. They have young play-makers in set for...
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November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings' Terence Newman wins first POTW award since rookie year

Terence Newman was long overdue for a Player of the Week recognition.On Wednesday, the 37-year-old Minnesota Vikings cornerback was named NFC Defensive Player of the Week for his two-interception performance against the Oakland Raiders.Before that, according to NFC communications director Randall Liu, Newman hadn't earned this honor since his rookie season with the Dallas Cowboys...
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November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings DB Newman wins NFC Defensive Player of the Week award

For the second time this season the best defensive player in the NFC is a Viking. Veteran cornerback Terence Newman was named the NFC Defensive Player of the Week on Wednesday after snapping up two interceptions and defending five passes in the Vikings' 30-14 win over the Oakland Raiders. The honor is just the second weekly award of the 37-year-old defender's NFL tenure, despite...
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November 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Terence Newman secures second Player of the Week award 12 years after his first

Minnesota Vikings cornerback Terence Newman was named NFC Defensive Player of the Week for the second time in his career after intercepting two passes and nearly picking off a third during Minnesota’s 30-14 win over the Oakland Raiders in Week 10. The 37-year-old’s resilience and longevity has finally paid off.   Way back in 2003, when Newman was a rookie cornerback for the...
Via The Sports Daily
November 18, 2015  |  Discuss
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