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Vikings great Greenway retires 'happy and healthy'

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- NFL players usually don't get to leave the game like Chad Greenway did. From start to finish, Greenway had quite the career. Proudly declaring he's "healthy and happy" and ready for retirement after 11 seasons with the Minnesota Vikings , Greenway turned his time at the podium at a farewell news conference into a 25-minute thank-you to the people who influenced...
Via Associated Press
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway to retire

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Longtime Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway is retiring. The team says Greenway will announce his retirement at a news conference Tuesday at Vikings headquarters. The 34-year-old Greenway played 11 seasons and appeared in 156 career games with 144 starts for Minnesota. He ranks fourth in franchise history with 1,334 career tackles. The native of Mount...
Via Associated Press
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Two-time Pro Bowl Vikings LB Chad Greenway to retire after 10 seasons

Linebacker Chad Greenway, a two-time Pro Bowl selection and one of the anchors of the Minnesota Vikings defense for 10 seasons, is retiring from the NFL. Greenway, 34, had said at the end of the season that he would only play in Minnesota if he did return for an 11th season but that he wanted to talk with his family and the Vikings before making a decision. As the NFL’s new calendar...
Via FOX Sports
22 days ago

Vikings announce LB Chad Greenway is retiring

Chad Greenway has been a member of the Minnesota Vikings the past 10 years, and at the age of 34 he’s ready to move onto the next phase of his life.The Vikings announced Monday that Greenway is retiring from the NFL. He will officially announce the move in a Tuesday press conference. Greenway was originally a first-round pick by the Vikings (No. 17 overall) in 2006 out of Iowa...
Via Sportsnaut
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings expect decision on Greenway's future soon

Longtime linebacker Chad Greenway is still contemplating his NFL future. The Minnesota Vikings think he'll make a decision within the next week. "Obviously he'll want to get the decision done before the start of free agency," coach Mike Zimmer said. Players can start signing with new teams next Thursday. Greenway has spent 10 seasons in Minnesota since being selected in the first...
Via Associated Press
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings’ Chad Greenway Returns One-Handed Interception For TD (Video)

Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway probably was out of breath after returning an interception for a touchdown in Sunday’s road win against the San Deigo Chargers. Greenway made a one-handed snag on a deflection for the interception and then ran 91 yards for a score. The Vikings defense also did a nice job blocking every would-be-tackler on his path to the end zone. ...
September 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings LB Chad Greenway Could Be On The Chopping Block Next Year

  Ben Goessling of believes veteran LB Chad Greenway will have to prove his worth to the Vikings’ new coaching staff this season. Earlier in the offseason, Greenway agreed to reduce his 2014 salary from $6.5 million to $5.5 million in order remain with the team. According to Goessling, “Greenway could be looking at another contract restructure or a release...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings LB Chad Greenway rescues two people stuck on Twin Cities lake (video)

Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway came to the rescue of a couple stranded on the choppy waters of Lake Minnetonka on Monday. The couple, Edward and Crystal Alexis, were touring the popular Twin Cities lake taking in the sights when the steering wheel on their boat began to malfunction. The couple had just purchased the […] The post Vikings LB Chad Greenway rescues two...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings LB Chad Greenway helps boaters stuck on Lake Minnetonka

A couple that was out house gazing on Lake Minnetonka in Minnesota will never forget Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway. The two-time Pro Bowler happened to be on the scene when two boaters lost the ability to steer their boat and became stuck, forcing the newly purchased craft to go round and round in circles. Subsequently, they started drifting "scary close to the rocks" when...
Via Fox Sports North
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Early moves the Vikings should make in free agency

Early moves the Vikings should make in free agencyThe Minnesota Vikings are loaded salary cap wise this off-season and I fully expect them to make some good moves that will bring back a winning atmosphere. In 2009, the Vikings had a stellar and  young defensive line that helped them earn a spot in the NFC Championship game. For the last few seasons the line has struggled and is...
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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