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Minnesota Vikings primed for big plays after NFL Draft

After focusing on improving the team’s explosiveness in the NFL Draft, the Minnesota Vikings are ready to kick their offensive production up a notch. Statistically, the Minnesota Vikings had one of the poorest offensive seasons in the team’s recent history last year, ranking 28th in the league in both total yards and yards per play. While a number of […] Minnesota Vikings...
Via The Viking Age
44 minutes ago

How the Minnesota Vikings turned a third round draft pick into four picks

Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman was active during the 2017 NFL draft as he turned a third round draft pick into four draft selections. Rick Spielman stayed very busy during the 2017 NFL draft. Because of his ability to think quickly on his feet, the Minnesota Vikings made a trade that put them in a […] How the Minnesota Vikings turned a third round draft pick into...
Via The Viking Age
51 minutes ago

Dalvin Cook on Vikings: ‘I’m Just Going to Come In and Work My Tail Off’

Dalvin Cook was considered to be one of the top offensive players in the 2017 NFL Draft class, but suffered a serious draft day fall. Not only did he fall late into the first round, he fell all the way to the No. 41 overall pick. Being drafted in the second round was humbling and Cook plans to prove that teams should have picked him sooner. After letting Adrian Peterson walk this...
Via This Given Sunday
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings: Best And Worst Picks Of 2017 NFL Draft

Via FOX Sports
4 hours ago

2017 NFL Draft: Grades for Every Minnesota Vikings Pick

Via FOX Sports
6 hours ago

Minnesota Vikings 2017 NFL draft recap with grades and analysis

The 2017 NFL Draft has concluded with the Minnesota Vikings making 11 picks. Who did they select and how did they fare? After a disappointing 8-8 finish to the season, the Minnesota Vikings took a massive step back in their development. There was a storm of injuries and other variables that derailed the 2016 season. […] Minnesota Vikings 2017 NFL draft recap with grades and analysis...
Via The Viking Age
7 hours ago

Notebook: Vikings Finish 2017 Draft with Aggressive Approach

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Vikings opened the 2017 NFL Draft with 69 players of the maximum offseason allotment of 90. They left the three-day event with 11 additional players and will be adding mo...
Via Vikings.com
22 hours ago

Minnesota Vikings 2017 NFL Draft capsules

Via FOX Sports
22 hours ago

TE Bucky Hodges' Route to Vikings Began with NFC North Connections

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Bucky Hodges’ transition from high school quarterback to college tight end and draft pick of the Minnesota Vikings is tinged with tangential connections to the NFC North. Aft...
Via Vikings.com
23 hours ago

Vikings Announce Draft Pick Jersey Numbers

Following the 2017 NFL Draft the Minnesota Vikings have announced the numbers that the draft picks will be wearing. Below is the list of numbers: Dalvin Cook 33 Pat Elflein 65 Jaleel Johnson 94 Be...
Via Vikings.com
1 day ago

Minnesota Vikings Draft Review

The 2017 NFL Draft has come and gone and the Minnesota Vikings have picked up several players who will help determine the future of the franchise. Let’s go round by round and recap the selections and how they will fit in on the roster. First Round: N/A The Vikings traded their first round pick last year to the Eagles for quarterback Sam Bradford. Bradford has been passible thus...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Vikings land Adrian Peterson’s replacement, trade up for Dalvin Cook

The Minnesota Vikings landed one of the bigger steals of the early goings in the 2017 NFL Draft when they traded up for Dalvin Cook. He’s likely going to slide into the starting lineup immediately as the heir apparent to Adrian Peterson. Moving up from the No. 48 spot, giving up that pick and a fourth-round pick (No. 128 overall), Minnesota landed Cook at No. 41 overall in a trade...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Did 49ers troll Mitchell Trubisky with draft pick photo?

The Chicago Bears’ decision to trade up to the No. 2 pick and select North Carolina quarterback Mitch Trubisky has made them a target for trolling.The Minnesota Vikings, Chicago’s NFC North rival, got the party started. But the San Francisco 49ers — the very team the Bears traded with — upped the ante.After San Francisco selected Stanford defensive lineman Solomon Thomas...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings troll Bears on Twitter after Mitch Trubisky trade

When the Chicago Bears traded up to draft quarterback Mitch Trubisky, it shocked the NFL World. If you don’t believe me, just ask the Vikings’ Twitter account. The Vikings — Chicago’s divisional rival — seem to be fine with potentially facing Trubisky twice next year (they could start the season with Mike Glennon at quarterback, but plans tend to change after bad starts...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Thursday news roundup: Minnesota Vikings

Barring Trade, Vikings Sitting Out NFL Draft’s First RoundMINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Minnesota Vikings are not exactly on the clock heading into Thursday’s NFL Draft. Not when your first pick is in the second round. Sam Bradford: Not thinking about contract situationMinnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford throws a pass during the first half of an NFL football game against...
Via 60 Max Power O
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Sam Bradford has better things to do than watch the draft

Millions of NFL fans will be tuned into TVs, radios, phones, and other devices on Thursday night to see what their team does in the draft. But Sam Bradford will not be among them.According to the St. Paul Pioneer Press’ Chris Tomasson, the Minnesota Vikings quarterback will not be watching the draft because he doesn’t find watching it to be very fun. That’s fair. There are...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings shying away from Teddy Bridgewater’s fifth-year option

The Minnesota Vikings have a tough business decision to make when it comes to Teddy Bridgewater. Bridgewater missed the entire 2016 season after the scary leg injury over the summer before, one thought to possibly end his career. According to ESPN.com’s Adam Schefter, the Vikings aren’t likely to pick up his fifth-year option: “The injury guarantee makes it tough to do,”...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Vikings unlikely to pick up Teddy Bridgewater’s fifth-year option

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater’s status remains up in the air eight months after he suffered a devastating knee injury in training camp, and it would appear his future with the team is just as uncertain.Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that the Vikings are unlikely to pick up the fifth-year option on Bridgewater’s rookie contract. Exercising the option would guarantee...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL GM: Peterson could push Saints ‘into the playoffs and beyond’

The New Orleans Saints may list Adrian Peterson as the No. 2 running back on their depth chart behind Mark Ingram, but there are at least a few NFL front office executives who expect A.P. to make a major impact with his new team.Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report spoke with multiple front office executives and assistant coaches who feel the Saints and New England Patriots were the only...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Do’s and Don’ts for the Minnesota Vikings

The draft is barreling down upon the NFL world and this is an exciting time for every team. No matter how terrible the fall of 2016 was for you as an NFL fan (apologies all of Northeast Ohio), the draft presents a time of hope. As a fan of the Minnesota Vikings Thursday night will not be as exciting for the simple reason that they do not own a first round pick. Even so, the draft...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Vikings Better Off Sans Peterson?

To say that the Minnesota Vikings’ 2016 season was disappointing is an understatement. The loss of quarterback Teddy Bridgewater and running back Adrian Peterson to injury were devastating setbacks. The Vikings stumbled, finishing 8-8 with a lousy 2-4 divisional record. The offense did its best under the leadership of hurried replacement quarterback Sam Bradford, and running backs...
Via The Sports Quotient
19 days ago  |  Discuss
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