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VIKINGS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Weekend web roundup: Minnesota Vikings

Vikings Punter Jeff Locke Visits South Dakota Students ► Minnesota Vikings punter, Jeff Locke joined the Midwest Dairy Council to honor students efforts and achievements with the program, 'Fuel Up to Play 60.' ... Herschel Walker: Adrian Peterson should be traded ► Former OU and current Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson runs up field during NFL football training...
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2 hours ago  |  Discuss

CB Terence Newman knows 'exactly what to expect' from coach Zimmer

In joining the Minnesota Vikings, cornerback Terence Newman has the luxury of reuniting with an old acquaintance who happens to be his new head coach. As a rookie in 2033, Zimmer was Newman's defensive coordinator with the Dallas Cowboys, a job he held through 2006 before he made a lateral move to the Atlanta Falcons. “I just know exactly what to expect from him as a coach...
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6 hours ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: This ambulance driver tricked out his ride for the Minnesota Vikings

Check out what we found on the Minnesota Vikings Reddit page… AROUND COVER32 Bold Predictions: Ten things that will happen during the first night of the NFL Draft First and 10: The 10 most-underrated games on the 2015 NFL schedule via reddit Cool. I didn’t even know that ambulances were allowed to be altered like that. You may also be interested in: PHOTO: This ambulance...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Herschel Walker says Vikings making a mistake by not trading Adrian Peterson

Former Minnesota Vikings running back Herschel Walker, who was acquired in a huge deal that eventually built the foundation for the Dallas Cowboys championship teams of the 1990s. Walker believes that keeping Adrian Peterson when he wants a fresh start is a big mistake. "It makes no sense just to hang on to him just to hang on to him," Walker said, via TwinCities.com. "I don't...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson: Making the case for a Buccaneers trade

Jim O’Connor-USA TODAY Sports Adrian Peterson’s name has been one of the hottest names across the entire NFL this season, and he has been mentioned in quite a few trade talks. It has been obvious that he would prefer to be traded by the Minnesota Vikings, but the team doesn’t share those same sentiments. They would prefer to keep him around unless a trade offer comes in that...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lups’ Final 7 Round Vikings Mock

With less than a week until round one the I bring you my last Vikings seven rounder of the season. Sticking to my guns I have the Vikings taking Louisville receiver DeVante Parker in round one and continuing to fill out major needs at guard and double dipping at corner back in the mid rounds.Previous Versions | December | January | February | March Round 1. DeVante Parker WR...
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Minnesota Vikings: The Adrian Peterson situation

Adrian Peterson is set to make $12.75 million in 2015. It’s no secret that there has been some tension between the Minnesota Vikings and star running back Adrian Peterson recently. Some would argue that parting ways with Peterson through a trade would be the best outcome for both sides. It sounds great in theory if both are unhappy with one another, and you know what’s coming...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Everson Griffen puts former Minnesota Vikings cornerback on blast

Yesterday the NFL’s 2015 regular season schedule finally came out. First up for the Minnesota Vikings is the San Francisco 49ers on September 14, when they’ll get to play against a familiar face. Former Vikings cornerback Chris Cook (now with the Niners) is already talking trash about the Week 1 matchup, claiming he can’t wait: September 14th…. Mmmhmmm I cannot wait for...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Releases 2015 Schedule for Minnesota Vikings

Like any team in the NFL, the Minnesota Vikings knew who their opponents would be in the 2015 season back in December. However, there’s a special kind of feeling that fans get once the league officially reveals the schedule. That feeling finally came on Tuesday when the league announced it’s 2015 slate, allowing everywhere to plan road trips and know when to take their aggression...
Via Pro Football Spot
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Why would anyone want Adrian Peterson?

Adrian Peterson has been reinstated, which has sparked a slew of trade rumors. That was to be expected, since Peterson’s relationship with the Minnesota Vikings has by all indications become sour. But I’m frankly shocked to see reports the Vikes would require at least a first-round pick — and maybe a lot more — in exchange for the embattled veteran running back. On one hand...
Via This Given Sunday
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Who Should the Vikings Draft in Round One?

View image | gettyimages.com The NFL Draft is a little over a week away.  This period of time is incredibly important as teams are assembling their final big boards and figuring out who their primary targets are. During this time, we at Topsportsreport decided that it would be a good idea for us to do a first round mock draft with analysis. Find out which prospect John Miceli...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Viking attends 10 year-old girl's party after invitees decline

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Charles Johnson was among the nearly 300 people over the weekend who responded to a plea on Facebook by the parents of a 10-year-old girl who was about to have a birthday party where none of the invitees were planning to attend. Mackenzie Moretter turned 10 last week, and according to...Read More The post Vikings’ Charles Johnson attends 10-year...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson's agent creates buzz by wearing Bucs hat

Ben Dogra, the agent who represents Adrian Peterson, is not going to make life for the Minnesota Vikings easy this offseason. Last month, Dogra said publicly that he does not believe it is in the best interests of Peterson to remain with the Vikings. Despite that, Peterson remains a Viking and the team is reportedly...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Six teams ‘in the mix’ for Adrian Peterson

Adrian Peterson was reinstated last week from an NFL suspension for a child-abuse incident.  He’s under contract with the Minnesota Vikings for the next three years for $43.25 million, but it’s still unknown where the running back will play in 2015. According to Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, the Vikings plan to keep Peterson if they can’t find a trading...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson Will ‘Show the World,’ Break NFL Rushing Record in 2015

Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson will break the NFL’s single-season rushing record (2,105 yards) that was set by Eric Dickerson in 1984. That’s according to Houston Texans running back Alfred Blue, who has been working out with Peterson this offseason because they have the same personal trainer, James Cooper. “There’s only a few guys that you work out...
Via Gridiron Grit
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings: Will Teddy Bridgewater Defy History?

Teddy Bridgewater Baseless clichés are thrown around in the sports world far too often. One cliché that Minnesota Vikings fans are particularly worried about for the 2015 season is the dreaded “sophomore slump” with their up and coming quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. After a sensational rookie year, why wouldn’t there be questions about whether or not the young quarterback...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Vikings want first-rounder, starting CB for Peterson

Now that Adrian Peterson has been reinstated by the NFL, it will be interesting to see if he is successful in his quest to force his way out of Minnesota. Given the terms of his current contract and the value the Vikings want in return, Peterson may be stuck. ESPN’s Adam Caplan reports that the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The Vikings and Spielman Have Found Gems in the Late Rounds of the Draft

Since Rick Spielman became a member of the Minnesota Vikings franchise in 2006, he has played a part in the Vikings drafting the likes of running back Adrian Peterson, wide receiver Percy Harvin, cornerback Xavier Rhodes, quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, and safety Harrison Smith.All of these players have one thing in common, they were all selected in the first round of the NFL Draft...
Via Pro Football Spot
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings and Spielman Have Drafted Some Late-Round Gems

Since Rick Spielman became a member of the Minnesota Vikings franchise in 2006, he has played a part in the Vikings drafting the likes of running back Adrian Peterson, wide receiver Percy Harvin, cornerback Xavier Rhodes, quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, and safety Harrison Smith.All of these players have one thing in common, they were all selected in the first round of the NFL Draft...
Via Pro Football Spot
7 days ago  |  Discuss

This remade Minnesota Vikings logo will be the butt of many jokes

It’s Friday and if I write one more word about the upcoming NFL Draft this week I think I’m going to lose my lunch (and I’d hate to waste good bourbon like that.) So, let’s mix things up and have a little bit of fun. This morning the funny folks at Kissing Suzy Kolber came up with new logos for each NFL team, only they’re made to look like butts… AROUND COVER32 Bold...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings 7-Round Mock Draft

Round One – Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State View image | gettyimages.com Trae Waynes is the most talented cornerback in this draft class.  I don’t believe it’s far fetched to believe that Mike Zimmer will go defense in round one, especially because they have a need at cornerback that will continue to become more prevalent.  Terence Newman is 37 and Captain Munnerlyn...
Via TopSportsReport
8 days ago  |  Discuss

How Amari Cooper Falls to the Vikings

The Draft is just about two weeks away and the excitment levels are through the roof.  Vikings fans who are hoping for Amari Cooper to fall through the cracks will be watching with anxious bellies as the picks start rolling in that fateful Thursday night.  Is it possible that Cooper could fall that far?  Yes it is and here is how.Pick 1. Jameis Winston Goes First as Expected....
Via DraftSeason
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings: Safest first round options

With the NFL draft less than three weeks away, the Minnesota Vikings are continuing to weigh their options as to who they should select with the 11th overall pick. The last thing the Vikings want to do is reach on another player like they did with Christian Ponder a few years ago. Therefore, the Minnesota Vikings will look to draft players that have tremendous upsides while also ensuring...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss
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