VIKINGS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Judge finds Michael Floyd guilty of violating his house arrest

The wide receiver received a punishment for his recent offense on Monday and the Minnesota Vikings now have a decision to make. Immediately after the news was released back on June 16 that Michael Floyd had tested positive for alcohol while still under house arrest, the wide receiver denied there being any truth to the […] Judge finds Michael Floyd guilty of violating his house...
Via The Viking Age
46 minutes ago

Vikings Yary, Zimmerman among NFL’s all-time greatest offensive tackles

Two former Minnesota Vikings made the list of best offensive tackles ever to play the game according to a recent list on the official NFL website. Yesterday, The Viking Age shared a list from NFL.com highlighting the best guards to ever play on an offensive line. But NFL Media senior analyst Gil Brandt also compiled a […] Vikings Yary, Zimmerman among NFL’s all-time greatest...
Via The Viking Age
1 hour ago

Vikings Alumni Come Together for Annual Golf Outing

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — There were handshakes, hugs and pats on the back that went along with plenty of smiles as dozens of former Vikings reconnected Monday morning. The players gathered at Bearpat...
Via Vikings.com
1 hour ago

Michael Floyd gets one day in jail for house arrest violation

Michael Floyd will be headed to jail for a day as penalty for violating his house arrest.Floyd had been on house arrest as part of the penalty terms for his December extreme DUI. He committed a violation when he tested positive for alcohol two weeks ago.His penalty for the violation is a day in jail and five more days of house arrest. The Minnesota Vikings wide receiver claimed he...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Everson Griffen Focusing on Mental Sharpness for 2017

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Everson Griffen has always had a relentless motor, which is evident by the 888 defensive snaps he played in 2016. Yet as the Vikings defensive end prepares for his eighth sea...
Via Vikings.com
3 hours ago

Dalvin Cook Delivers First Pitch at Marlins Game on FSU Day

With nearly a month off between minicamp and training camp, Vikings rookie Dalvin Cook tested his talents at another sport this weekend. As part of the FSU Day festivities at Marlins Park this pas...
Via Vikings.com
7 hours ago

Weekend news roundup: Minnesota Vikings

Vikings believe Michael Floyd failed Breathalyzer after drinking kombucha teaMichael Floyd is sticking to his story and the Minnesota Vikings are apparently buying his excuse that kombucha tea is the reason he failed three Breathalyzer … How dumb do the Minnesota Vikings really think people are?Why are the Minnesota Vikings supporting Michael Floyd’s bogus excuse for recently...
Via 60 Max Power O
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

How dumb do the Minnesota Vikings really think people are?

Why are the Minnesota Vikings supporting Michael Floyd’s bogus excuse for recently testing positive for alcohol? Based on the fact that the Minnesota Vikings have had 18 of their players since 2000 get arrested for DUI, one would think that the franchise should know how to properly handle these types of situations by now. Unfortunately, […] How dumb do the Minnesota Vikings really...
Via The Viking Age
1 day ago

Vikings say they encouraged Floyd to drink kombucha tea

When Michael Floyd blamed kombucha tea after testing positive for alcohol, thus violating the terms of his house arrest, most of us rolled our eyes. However, the Minnesota Vikings not only believe him, they’re going to bat for him.Vikings COO Kevin Warren penned a letter defending Floyd, noting the team has kombucha tea “on tap” and that it encourages players to drink the tea...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings 2017 Up-and-Comer: DE Datone Jones

Each NFL season, every team has a player that bears a little added attention. So which performer could turn the corner for the Minnesota Vikings in ’17? Welcome to yet another 32-team series from End Zone Score. In recent months, we took the time to look at each club’s best offseason addition. We even dabbled into some pertinent and historical numbers. Every NFL season features...
Via EndZoneScore
1 day ago

Vikings' Michael Floyd expected to be sidelined to open season

A preliminary Minnesota Vikings roster projection by Matt Vensel of The Star Tribune doesn’t include an active Michael Floyd.The reason being is that Floyd could likely be facing an NFL suspension for a December 2016 drunk driving arrest. Per the report, if Floyd gets suspended he will not count towards the 53-man roster.This is taking into consideration that Floyd is still a member...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Vikings just lost their strength and conditioning coach to the United States Tennis Association

The Minnesota Vikings were seen as an up-and-coming team last season, but things went south after Teddy Bridewater suffered a catastrophic knee injury in training camp, forcing a last-minute deal for Sam Bradford and an 8-8 season. Bridgewater is reportedly on track to play this year, but this offseason just saw the Vikings lose another component of the organization at an odd time...
Via The Comeback
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Teddy Bridgewater has chance to return in 2017

Teddy Bridgewater appears to still have a long way to go in his recovery from a devastating knee injury, but that does not mean the Minnesota Vikings have ruled out the possibility of the quarterback playing in 2017.According to Matt Vensel of the Star Tribune, Bridgewater is nowhere close to being cleared for full contact, but it was a very encouraging sign that he was dropping...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Floyd disputes report of failed alcohol tests

New Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Michael Floyd appears to be in some hot water again. Arrested back in December on DUI charges, Floyd was immediately waived by the Arizona Cardinals.And while he did land with the eventual Super Bowl champion New England Patriots, Floyd had to serve almost a month in jail due to the DUI.He’s also beeen on house arrest with a zero-tolerance alcohol...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Teddy Bridgewater receives serious comeback hype from teammates

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater might be on the cusp of one of the biggest NFL comebacks in recent history.Bridgewater lost all of last season to a serious knee injury, one thought capable of ending his career outright. The random, non-contact mishap that prompted an ambulance ride all but convinced the public Bridgewater would not return, and if he did, he wouldn’t...
Via The Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Robison the last man standing for the Vikings

Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer says eye 'perfect' after latest surgery

Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Dalvin Cook says draft slide isn’t what motivates him

It would be understandable if Vikings rookie Dalvin Cook had a chip on his shoulder after waiting until the second round to be drafted.But the running back says he’s naturally motivated.“I always come in self-motivated and I’ve been a motivated person every time I step on the field,” Cook told the NFL Network. “It doesn’t motivate me at all. I got an opportunity to come...
Via The Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Latavius Murray says he’ll return during training camp

Latavius Murray is yet another Viking coming off an injury who hopes to be ready to go when the season starts.He has a more realistic chance than Teddy Bridgewater and Sharrif Floyd.The Vikings signed Murray, formerly of the Raiders, to a three-year, $15 million contract even though he was coming off ankle surgery. He had his walking boot removed Tuesday, according to the Twin Cities...
Via The Sports Daily
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Teddy Bridgewater continues to impress at Vikings OTAs

Teddy Bridgewater reportedly still has a long road ahead of him before rejoining the Minnesota Vikings as a full practice participant. But that doesn’t mean the 24-year-old signal-caller isn’t getting some productive work in during the team’s OTAs this week.A week after the Vikings posted video of Bridgewater throwing passes during an OTA session,, footage has hit social media...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
25 days ago  |  Discuss
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