VIKINGS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Minnesota Vikings could struggle to keep assistant GM George Paton

George Paton has made his way up the ladder with the Minnesota Vikings, but other teams are temping the current assistant general manager with big jobs. The Minnesota Vikings have been building the team through the draft and free agency ever since Rick Spielman took over as the team’s general manager in 2012. However. Spielman’s […] Minnesota Vikings could struggle to keep...
Via The Viking Age
19 hours ago

Anthony Barr the latest Vikings player heading to the Pro Bowl

The Minnesota Vikings linebacker will be making his second straight trip to the Pro Bowl after being named as a replacement on Monday. After defeating (okay, destroying) the Green Bay Packers on Sunday in the NFC Championship, the Atlanta Falcons earned a spot in the Super Bowl for the second time in the franchise’s history. […] Anthony Barr the latest Vikings player heading...
Via The Viking Age
22 hours ago

Comparison of Vikings Offensive Stats Before and After Shurmur

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Vikings on Friday announced that Pat Shurmur has been named offensive coordinator and additional changes to the coaching staff. Shurmur stepped into the role on an interi...
Via Vikings.com
23 hours ago

Six 2017 Senior Bowl prospects for the Minnesota Vikings to watch

The Reese’s Senior Bowl kicks off this week in Mobile, Alabama and the Minnesota Vikings will be watching closely as they prepare for the 2017 NFL Draft. Considered the mecca of NFL scouting events, the 2017 Reese’s Senior Bowl is upon us. The highest profile collegiate prospects will compete in front of many NFL and […] Six 2017 Senior Bowl prospects for the Minnesota Vikings...
Via The Viking Age
1 day ago

Vote Now: The Vikings Offensive Play of the Year

Voting is now open for fans to determine what the 2016 Vikings’ Play of the Year was on offense. Watch the above video which outlines the five options and then scroll down the page to cast your vo...
Via Vikings.com
1 day ago

Retirement Questions Surround Vikings Players

The retirement of an NFL player is always a sad one. Fans are usually upset to watch players leave their favorite teams, the players are walking away from the game they love, and the coaching staff has to let a dependable player leave and fill their spot with someone younger. The Vikings, while they have undergone a youth movement in recent years, could see a number of players retire...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings Announce Changes to Coaching Staff

The Minnesota Vikings had a downturn at the end of the 2016 season to finish a mediocre 8-8, and just two days ago, the Vikings announced several coaching changes that will be in place effective immediately. Offensive Coordinator At the beginning of the 2016 season, Norv Turner was in place as the offensive coordinator. That lasted all of eight games, and Turner resigned from his...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings name Pat Shurmur permanent Offensive Coordinator

After a season of inconsistency and constant changes, the Minnesota Vikings could really use some continuity. The first bit of news regarding the Vikings in this off-season shows that they finally have some. We have made changes to our coaching staff, including naming Pat Shurmur offensive coordinator. : https://t.co/k4xhH0L9fU pic.twitter.com/mlGYEKLTwY — Minnesota Vikings ...
Via EndZoneScore
3 days ago

Vikings shed OC Pat Shurmur's interim tag, hire 2 assistants

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur's interim tag has been shed by coach Mike Zimmer, a step toward stability for the team's offense following a tumultuous season. The widely expected move was finalized Friday by the Vikings, who also fired quarterbacks coach Scott Turner and hired running backs coach Kennedy Polamalu and tight ends coach...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Zimmer still unsure when Teddy Bridgewater will be able to return

As far as we know, Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater continues to rehab after suffering a serious knee injury. Though Bridgewater suffered the injury back in August, though, coach Mike Zimmer remains unsure when he’ll have his quarterback available again. “We don’t know when Teddy will be back,” Zimmer told ESPN’s Hannah Storm on Sunday, via Mike Florio of...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Zimmer: Vikings don't know when Bridgewater will be back

The Minnesota Vikings are coming off an injury-plagued season that saw Teddy Bridgewater, Adrian Peterson and Matt Kalil play in a combined three games. It ultimately led to the team’s down fall after Minnesota started the season with a 5-0 record. Now, as the Vikings prepare for what promises to be a drama-filled offseason, the major question mark is at quarterback. Sam Bradford...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson helps stranded motorist in Texas

While the NFL was preparing to kick off the divisional round of the playoffs, star running back Adrian Peterson was busy being a good samaritan in Texas. Courtesy of the father of Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald, here’s a photo of Peterson helping a stranded motorist move his truck out of harm’s way in Houston: Vikings star leading rusher Adrian Peterson...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Vikings likely to pick up option on Teddy Bridgewater

Looking ahead to 2017, the Minnesota Vikings may not view Teddy Bridgewater as the starter. But the team is likely to keep him around. “Bridgewater is under contract at $2.18 million for the 2017 season, and the Vikings will have to make a decision on his fifth-year option in May,” Ben Goessling of ESPN said. “It seems likely they will exercise the option, even though it...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings fire quarterbacks coach Scott Turner

The Minnesota Vikings have fired quarterbacks coach Scott Turner, Alex Marves of the Sports News reported on Monday night. Sources tell @sn_nfl that @Vikings have fired QBs coach Scott Turner — Alex Marvez (@alexmarvez) January 10, 2017 Turner is the son of former Vikings offensive coordinator Marv Turner, who unexpectedly resigned in early November following a two-game losing...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings: What happened to Laquon Treadwell?

Anyone who watched the 2015 Ole Miss Rebels football team could not help but notice Laquon Treadwell. He jumped off the screen, flying through the air for acrobatic catches and treating defensive backs like rag dolls. In the conference that has arguably the best defensive talent, Treadwell stood out by torching the SEC week after week. The remarkable part about Treadwell was that...
Via isportsweb.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings coach Zimmer says Bradford has earned starting job

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- All was well in Minnesota as the bye week arrived in mid-October.Mike Zimmer was zooming toward a landslide victory in the NFL Coach of the Year award voting after guiding the Vikings to an 11-5 record and an NFC North title last season and steering them to a 5-0 start in 2016 despite a barrage of early setbacks.Then they collapsed, and nobody in the organization...
Via Associated Press
20 days ago  |  Discuss
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