1. Anthony Barr NFL Draft 2014: Scouting Report Breakdown for Vikings OLB

    Anthony Barr, OLB , UCLA (HT: 6'4⅞"; WT: 255 lbs) Minnesota Vikings (Vikings trade eighth pick to Browns for ninth and 145th picks) First Round: Ninth Pick ...

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  2. Freak Pass-Rusher on Top of Minnesota Vikings' Ultimate NFL Draft Big Board

    The Minnesota Vikings have the eighth overall selection in the 2014 NFL draft. Who are the top five players the Vikings will be targeting with their first pick? Which prospect ...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 2 months ago 12,554 reads 17 comments

  3. Vikings Could Be on Hunt for AP's Backup in Draft

    The Minnesota Vikings lost their backup to Adrian Peterson when Toby Gerhart signed a free-agent deal with the Jacksonville Jaguars ...

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  4. Peterson's Future in Minnesota Getting Murkier

    At a time when the clocking could be ticking on running back Adrian Peterson 's willingness to stay in Minnesota absent a competent passing game, the clock may be ticking on the Vikings ' willingness to keep him around...

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  5. Zimmer Takes Active Role in Vikings Draft Preparation

    There was no need for music in the rental car. And if the radio were on, the men wouldn't have noticed. They were too busy talking about quarterbacks, pro days and the future of the Vikings franchise...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 2 months ago 1,588 reads 0 comments

  6. Vikings Decline to Pick Up Christian Ponder's Fifth-Year Option

    The Vikings have not picked up quarterback Christian Ponder's fifth-year option, per a source, meaning that their 2011 first-round pick can become a free agent at the end of the 2014 season...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 2 months ago 1,552 reads 0 comments

  7. Scoggins: Zimmer Makes Minicamp a Bit Uncomfortable

    Matt Cassel has been around the NFL block a few times in his 10 seasons as a quarterback. Not much surprises him anymore, and yet he found himself unable to sleep the night before the Vikings minicamp this week...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 2 months ago 2,599 reads 0 comments

  8. Blake Bortles Excited About Potential Fit with Minnesota Vikings

    At 6-5 and 230 pounds, Blake Bortles is just the size NFL coaches traditionally like in their quarterbacks...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 2 months ago 2,664 reads 2 comments

  9. Vikings: Brian Robison Wants to Start but Expects Competition

    Brian Robison is looking to start for the Vikings at defensive end. He figures Corey Wootton will show up with the same idea...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 2 months ago 1,485 reads 0 comments

  10. Can Peterson Catch Emmitt? It'll Be Tough

    We talked earlier this afternoon about Adrian Peterson 's willingness to take on a bigger role as a receiver, which he almost certainly will do in Norv Turner 's offense...

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  11. Patterson Primed for Big Second Season

    I spent some time at Winter Park this week for the Vikings veteran minicamp. It was my first time being around Mike Zimmer and observing how he handles his team...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 2 months ago 1,823 reads 0 comments

  12. Kevin Williams: Former Vikings Star Eyeing Retirement

    Former Vikings all-pro defensive tackle Kevin Williams said Thursday he might have played his last NFL game...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 2 months ago 918 reads 2 comments

  13. Vikings' Adrian Peterson Ready to Catch More, Rush Less

    Vikings running back Adrian Peterson expects more receptions and potentially fewer carries in new offensive coordinator Norv Turner 's diverse scheme, a trade he is willing to make at this stage of his career...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 2 months ago 1,026 reads 0 comments

  14. Realistic Trade-Down Possibilities for the Minnesota Vikings

    The Minnesota Vikings hold the No. 8 overall pick in next week's 2014 NFL draft, an uncertain position for an organization with several needs on its roster. Although the quarterback position stands out as a glaring hole, drafting one at No...

    Matthew Stensrud Written by Matthew Stensrud about 2 months ago 19,900 reads 108 comments

  15. Zimmer Pleased by First Look at Vikings

    New Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said he was impressed in his first look at his team in this week's minicamp...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 2 months ago 880 reads 0 comments

  16. Adrian Peterson Happy to Trade Carries for Catches

    Adrian Peterson carried the Minnesota Vikings ' offense the past four seasons and doesn't have a single playoff victory to show for it...

    Kyle Brown Written by Kyle Brown about 2 months ago 1,414 reads 0 comments

  17. Adrian Peterson Practicing Again After Surgery

    Adrian Peterson 's quick recovery skills remain in effect. Three months removed from groin surgery, Peterson was back on the practice field Wednesday, new Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer confirmed...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 2 months ago 228 reads 0 comments

  18. Vikings: Brian Robison Likes Team's New High Expectations

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 2 months ago 271 reads 0 comments

  19. Matt Kalil Sits out Workout, but Insists It's 'Not a Big Deal'

    Left tackle Matt Kalil was held out of the Vikings ' minicamp workout Wednesday while he rehabilitates an injury neither he nor coach Mike Zimmer were willing to disclose...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 2 months ago 1,132 reads 0 comments

  20. Vikings Haven't Told Ponder If They Plan to Pick Up His Fifth-Year Option

    While Christian Ponder is trying to convince a new coaching staff that he can start at quarterback in 2014, the Vikings soon will have a decision to make on his future beyond this season...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 2 months ago 369 reads 0 comments

  21. Flashy Patterson Pledges Focus, with Work Ethic and Knowledge Primary Goals

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Cordarrelle Patterson's rookie year for the Minnesota Vikings produced plenty of reasons to be confident and satisfied...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 2 months ago 873 reads 0 comments

  22. Greg Jennings: Norv Turner's Offense Tough to Grasp

    With voluntary minicamp beginning, the Minnesota Vikings ' offensive players are trying to wrap their heads around new coordinator Norv Turner 's playbook...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 2 months ago 2,598 reads 1 comments

  23. Vikings Fare Well Building Through Draft

    In the spring of 2011, after their attempt to coax one more playoff run out of an aging team led to a 6-10 season, the Minnesota Vikings turned to the draft with a new emphasis on building a roster that could last...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 2 months ago 716 reads 0 comments

  24. Vikings' Walsh, Locke Adjusting to TCF Bank Stadium Wind

    The Vikings special teams unit is already trying to get acclimated with its new home at TCF Bank Stadium, which can be a challenge...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 2 months ago 833 reads 0 comments

  25. Vikings: Rich Gannon says drafting QB first would be 'foolish'

    Former Vikings quarterback Rich Gannon said Tuesday that Minnesota would be "foolish'' to take a quarterback with the No. 8 pick in the draft...

    Noah Jampol Written by Noah Jampol about 2 months ago 1,495 reads 0 comments