1. Newest Viking Anthony Barr Requested Switch to Defense, and It Paid off

    Anthony Barr had not played linebacker since he was a freshman at Loyola High School in Los Angeles when he sidled up to newly hired UCLA football coach Jim Mora in 2012 with a bold request...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 2 months ago 363 reads 0 comments

  2. Minnesota Vikings Day 2 2014 NFL Draft Primer

    The Minnesota Vikings wrote the storylines from the draft's first day. Through multiple moves, they put themselves in position to draft an athletic linebacker in UCLA's Anthony Barr and a talented quarterback in Louisville's Teddy Bridgewater .

    Darren Page Written by Darren Page about 2 months ago 12,167 reads 31 comments

  3. Teddy Bridgewater's Full Rookie-Season Projections with Minnesota Vikings

    It took longer than initially expected when this process began, but quarterback Teddy Bridgewater found a home when the Minnesota Vikings traded back into the first round to select the Louisville star with the 32nd pick...

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  4. Teddy Bridgewater's Post-Pro Day Workout Sold Vikings

    Like everyone else, the Minnesota Vikings ' brain trust wasn't exactly blown away by Teddy Bridgewater's pro day throwing session March 17 at Louisville...

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  5. AP: Vikings Draft Barr at Pick No. 9, Bridgewater at No. 32

    Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman has earned a reputation as a wheeler and a dealer on draft day...

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  6. Vikings GM Rick Spielman: 'You Can't Coach What [Anthony Barr] Has'

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Vikings fans may be disappointed the team didn't take Johnny Manziel, but GM Rick Spielman sounds thrilled with his latest addition. The Vikings instead selected UCLA linebacker Anthony Barr...

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  7. How Teddy Bridgewater Fits with the Minnesota Vikings

    After going defense first, the eye of the Vikings shifted squarely to the quarterback position. As the board unfolded, the wait for Minnesota general manager Rick Spielman ...

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  8. Why the Minnesota Vikings Got Draft's Biggest Steal in QB Teddy Bridgewater

    There are legitimate reasons to be concerned about Teddy Bridgewater 's future in the NFL , which is why he slipped to the end of the first round...

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  9. Teddy Bridgewater NFL Draft 2014: Grading Vikings' First Round Pick

    Teddy Bridgewater was drafted 32nd overall by the Minnesota Vikings in the 2014 NFL draft . The former Louisville quarterback once ranked as the consensus top pick in the draft, ...

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  10. Debate: Did Vikings Draft the Right QB?

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  11. How Anthony Barr Fits with the Minnesota Vikings

    The Minnesota Vikings certainly had the linebacker position at the top of their wish list. Adding one with increased value as a pass-rusher was a must. Having too many players who can rush the passer is the best problem to have for a defense...

    Darren Page Written by Darren Page about 2 months ago 1,021 reads 1 comments

  12. Debate: How Many Sacks Will Barr Have as a Rookie?

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  13. Anthony Barr NFL Draft 2014: Grading Vikings' 1st-Round Pick

    Anthony Barr was drafted ninth overall by the Minnesota Vikings in the 2014 NFL draft . The talented linebacker ranks as one of the best in this class, and his skills were too much for the Vikings to pass up...

    Team Stream Now Written by Team Stream Now about 2 months ago 12,926 reads 7 comments

  14. Johnny Manziel, Teddy Bridgewater on Vikings' radar

    In a draft filled with intrigue, the Minnesota Vikings' selection at No. 8 might be the most unpredictable of the top 10 picks...

    Zach Moretti Written by Zach Moretti about 2 months ago 3,543 reads 0 comments

  15. Report: Vikes Brass to Meet, Discuss Drafting Manziel

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  16. Waiting a Bit Could Be Wise for QB-Seeking Vikings

    The Minnesota Vikings need a young quarterback to ride into the future, and with the eighth overall pick in this draft they'll have plenty available.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 2 months ago 264 reads 0 comments

  17. Experts' Take: Vikings' Other QB Options

    Well, we've reached draft day at last, which means our series looking at the Vikings ' quarterback possibilities comes to a conclusion today.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 2 months ago 12 reads 0 comments

  18. Bet on Spielman Trading the Eighth Pick

    If I were to bet on what the Vikings will do in the NFL draft it is this: They will swap the eighth overall pick with the Dallas Cowboys or some other team holding a draft position in the teens and acquire more picks...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 2 months ago 7 reads 0 comments

  19. Vikings: Rick Spielman, Mike Zimmer 'Together' on Draft Decisions

    It didn't take long for Vikings general manager Rick Spielman to see that Mike Zimmer never stops coaching.....

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 2 months ago 578 reads 0 comments

  20. Selecting QB with Top-10 Pick Would Be Franchise First for Vikings

    On Dec. 27, 1960, the NFL expansion Vikings did not draft a quarterback in the top 10. Eventually, the '60s gave way to the '70s, '80s, '90s, a new millennium and today's NFL-leading ...

    Robert Piva Written by Robert Piva about 2 months ago 10 reads 0 comments

  21. Secondary Is a Primary Need for the Vikings

    n the days and weeks leading up to the draft, our big three here at Access Vikings have covered just about everything there is to cover as the Vikings head into the 2014 NFL draft...

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  22. Minnesota Vikings Day 1 Draft Primer

    The Minnesota Vikings will go back to the drawing board in their plan to build a winning team, this time with a fresh, new coaching staff. Not all things have changed though. The quarterback position still has more questions than answers...

    Darren Page Written by Darren Page about 2 months ago 3,831 reads 14 comments

  23. Vikings GM Spielman Weary from Waiting for Draft

    Rick Spielman just spent most of another May morning going through draft-day scenarios when he met with reporters Tuesday afternoon...

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  24. Minnesota Vikings Ultimate 2014 Draft Primer

    The next—and possibly most important—phase of the Minnesota Vikings ' makeover under new head coach Mike Zimmer is undoubtedly the 2014 NFL draft...

    Zach Kruse Written by Zach Kruse about 2 months ago 13,437 reads 31 comments

  25. Vikings GM: No Plans to Trade QB Ponder

    As he prepares for the 2014 NFL draft, in which he could potentially take the Minnesota Vikings ' next quarterback of the future, general manager Rick Spielman said he will not trade the player he selected in the first round of the 2011 draft...

    Mike  Denevi Written by Mike Denevi about 2 months ago 1,724 reads 1 comments