VIKINGS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Vikings Not Due to See Raiders in Las Vegas Until 2023

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — NFL Owners voted 31-1 on Monday to approve the Raiders relocation proposal, which will involve moving the Silver & Black from Oakland to a planned $1.7 billion stadium schedu...
Via Vikings.com
3 hours ago

Lunchbreak: Mike Zimmer Talks Emotions of Free Agency

Although there are still plenty of NFL players looking for new homes, the frenzy of free agency has faded. The Vikings have been on both sides of free agency as they have signed a handful of playe...
Via Vikings.com
8 hours ago

Minnesota Vikings: Free Agency Week 3 And The Moritz Bohringer Factor

Via FOX Sports
10 hours ago

Danielle Hunter: The quiet storm waiting to wreak havoc on the rest of the NFL

Entering what will be his third season with the Minnesota Vikings, the defensive end will likely have a larger role in 2017. When the Minnesota Vikings drafted him in the third round of the 2015 NFL Draft, defensive end Danielle (pronounced duh-neal) Hunter was coming off of a junior season at LSU in which he […] Danielle Hunter: The quiet storm waiting to wreak havoc on the rest...
Via The Viking Age
1 day ago

DraftSeason Podcast | Episode 1 | Full Vikings 7 Rounder and much more

Soak in DraftSeason’s 1st podcast of the year. We hit on a number of Vikings and NFL Draft topics. Although you may walk away from this feeling a little dirty. The post DraftSeason Podcast | Episode 1 | Full Vikings 7 Rounder and much more appeared first on DraftSeason.
Via DraftSeason
1 day ago

Former first-round pick asking God for 'one last run'

Based on an Instagram post by former first-round pick of the Minnesota Vikings, Sharrif Floyd, one wonders if his knee injury isn’t far more significant than has been reported to this point. Or, at the least, it appears he had a setback.One thing we know for certain, based on what he wrote, is that Floyd is “hurting” and desperate for one more chance to fulfill his NFL dream...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Reporter: Giants 'would not go near' Adrian Peterson

The New York Giants seem like they are in need of backfield help after they released veteran running back Rashad Jennings, and there has been some speculation that they could kick the tires on Adrian Peterson. According to one reporter, there’s no chance of that happening.Gary Meyers of the New York Daily News wrote over the weekend that the Giants “would not go near” Peterson...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Weekend news roundup: Minnesota Vikings

NFL notes: Peterson says fit, not money, is goalFILE – In this Sept. 18, 2016, file photo, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson carries the ball during the team’s NFL football game against the Green … Report: Brian Robison agrees contract extension, pay cut in 2017Source: Vikings DE Brian Robison has signed a 1-year extension through 2018. Now due a base …. Scott...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson makes statement, says it is ‘not all about the money’

Free agent running back Adrian Peterson used Twitter to try to silence the various reports indicating that his high financial demands are the reason he still doesn’t have a job.Peterson wrote on Twitter Friday evening that he’s unsigned because he hasn’t found the best fit for his talents and a team that can contend for a Super Bowl title. This is clearly a direct response...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Free agent watch: Adrian Peterson will take his time

Former Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson took to Twitter to let the world know he won’t be inking a contract with a new team anytime soon. Minnesota left him without a obs after they decided not to pick up an $18 million option on the 32-year-old – and option that would’ve also included a $6 million roster bonus. pic.twitter.com/IJOJkzzCk2 — Adrian Peterson...
Via 60 Max Power O
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings waive former third-round draft selection

The Minnesota Vikings announced on Friday that the team has decided to part ways with defensive lineman Scott Crichton. On the same day in which the Minnesota Vikings made a move to maintain the depth on their defensive line through the 2018 season, the team also made the decision on Friday to waive defensive lineman […] Minnesota Vikings waive former third-round draft selection...
Via The Viking Age
3 days ago

Report: NFL scout says Adrian Peterson ‘a glorified fullback’

One of the big surprises as we move into the third week of NFL free agency is that Adrian Peterson is not only still available but that nobody’s even really kicked the tires on the former Minnesota Vikings running back.Trying to figure out why, Bleacher Report’s Mike Freeman spoke with several NFL executives, many of whom see Peterson as a guy who has no more tread left on his...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Vikings give Robison a one-year contract extension

The Minnesota Vikings have reportedly extended the contract of their veteran defensive end to keep him in town a little longer. Despite the fact that he will turn 34-years-old in April, Brian Robison has still been a big part of the Minnesota Vikings’ defense becoming one of the league’s best over the last few years. […] Report: Vikings give Robison a one-year contract extension...
Via The Viking Age
3 days ago

Vikings documentary ‘Wide Left’ to hit YouTube next week

This is one movie Minnesota Vikings fans will either get together to watch or avoid completely. It really depends on just how much you are into self-masochism and whether you want to re-live the horrors of the past.The movie "Wide Left" is set to premiere on YouTube next week. It gives us first-hand accounts of what it has been like to be a Vikings fan from the 1998 season to current...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

For ageless Newman, returning to Vikings an easy call

MINNEAPOLIS -- Terence Newman wasn't ready to be done with the NFL, mentally or physically, but the desire to continue his career was only as good as a team's interest in him. The Minnesota Vikings were more than willing to re-sign the sage cornerback for a 15th season in the league. All this required, really, was an honest conversation between Newman and coach Mike Zimmer. "I wanted...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

For ageless Terence Newman, Minnesota return was easy call

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Terence Newman wasn't ready to be done with the NFL, mentally or physically, but the desire to continue his career was only as good as a team's interest in him. The Minnesota Vikings were more than willing to re-sign the sage cornerback for a 15th season in the league. All this required, really, was an honest conversation between Newman and coach Mike Zimmer....
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings nab ex-Raiders RB Murray, bid Peterson farewell

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman has confirmed Adrian Peterson's time with the team is over. The Vikings signed Oakland running back Latavius Murray early Thursday after a long night of negotiations. Then Spielman told reporters in the afternoon that he spoke with Peterson to wish him well, clarifying that the franchise's all-time leading rusher...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Latavius Murray’s contract is bad news for running backs

Latavius Murray was the first big-name running back without a history of injury or weight problems to be signed in free agency.That doesn’t exactly mean that NFL teams are going to start opening up their checkbooks for running backs.The Vikings signed Murray from the Raiders to a three-year contract that could be worth up to $15 million, according to Pro Football Talk. However...
Via The Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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