Adrian Peterson will prove to Mike Zimmer that he’s a leader

Minnesota Vikings new head coach Mike Zimmer says running back Adrian Peterson isn’t the team leader just because he’s the most popular player on the team. “Well, I’ve talked to Adrian and Adrian is the most well-known player on the team,’’ Zimmer said to Austin, Texas, station 104.9 The Horn, via “That doesn’t necessarily mean those guys are the leaders...
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News and Notes from around Viking-land: Patterson, Superbowl, and National TV

As we get closer to the draft, offseason mini-camps are opening and players are reporting to camp. Here’s news on that and other notes you might have missed. Vikings are already back to work You may not believe this, but the Vikings players are already back at work at Winter Park. Since Minnesota has a brand new coaching staff, the NFL gave them a two-week head start to its offseason...
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Vikings coach Mike Zimmer worried about Johnny Manziel’s maturity

The Minnesota Vikings have the eighth overall pick in the this year’s NFL Draft and new head coach Mike Zimmer is doing his research on all of the top prospects, including quarterback Johnny Manziel. Zimmer and the Vikings’ brass took Manziel out to dinner after his Pro Day last week. “We asked him all kinds of questions. We went to dinner with him the night after (his Pro...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings Mailbag 2-19: Free agency needs, Patterson in the offense, and 2014 draft picks

1. Free agency is starting soon. Out of all the free agents out there what one should the Vikings put the majority of their effort into. Ben-Mankaton, MN Well Ben, we all know that the quarterback free agency this season is a joke. So obviously, the Vikings should avoid that realm of “possibilities”. If I were on the Vikings staff, I would look at the trenches first. In my...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Grading the Minnesota Vikings’ new coaching staff

It has been a wild ride for the Minnesota Vikings in terms of coaching changes so far this off season. The hiring of Mike Zimmer as head coach was surprising and the guys he brought in to assist him fit his hard-nosed, style of play. Is the new coaching staff credible? And can they bring a championship to Minnesota in the near future? These are the two most important questions that...
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings GM says expect the team to do some bouncing around in the draft

Minnesota Vikings were not afraid to do some trading last year, and it landed them Cordarelle Patterson.  Well this year GM, Rick Spielman said anything can happen on draft day. Vikings GM Rick Spielman said Saturday that “everything is a possibility” for the Vikings in the draft and you’d expect such vagueness from a team […]The post Vikings GM says expect the team to do...
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February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

The Minnesota Vikings should stay put at #8 on draft day

Trade up or stay put? The Vikings may be feasting their eyes on a draft day trade with either the St. Louis Rams or Houston Texans which would potentially give them either the first or second draft choice. This would be one of the most gutsy calls ever made by Rick Spielman as general manager, and it could easily end up being his last draft day ever with the Vikings if it ends up...
February 02, 2014  |  1 Comment

TOP 5! Why Cordarrelle Patterson should be NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year!

Cordarrelle Patterson is an electrifying player. Here are my top my reasons, in video form, that he should be NFL rookie of the year. 5. 4. 3. You may also be interested in:TOP 5! Why Cordarrelle Patterson should be NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year!NFC North nanocast: Can new regime catapult the Vikings back?Mailbag: Turner, Offense, and Free Agency
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January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings: Coaching finalists: Zimmer and Roman

Greg Roman is a possible head coaching candidate for the Vikings.(Photo Credit:Gary Reyes / San Jose Mercury News file) Uncertainty has been floating around the Vikings front office these past few weeks in terms of finding the next head coach. Now, the team may be inching a little closer to finding the right guy for the job. Mike Zimmer and Greg Roman are the coaches that have been...
January 12, 2014  |  1 Comment

WATCH: Cordarrelle Patterson carves up Lions on 50-yard TD run

Cordarrelle Patterson is a special player.  He’s already scored a couple of incredible touchdown runs as a rookie for the Minnesota Vikings.  This is his fourth touchdown of the season. He added another one to his resume today against the Detroit Lions.  Ir’s an incredible run as he starts on one side of the field, slips between four Lions defenders, runs inside, evades a...
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December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

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