VIKINGS RUMORS & GOSSIP

How dumb do the Minnesota Vikings really think people are?

Why are the Minnesota Vikings supporting Michael Floyd’s bogus excuse for recently testing positive for alcohol? Based on the fact that the Minnesota Vikings have had 18 of their players since 2000 get arrested for DUI, one would think that the franchise should know how to properly handle these types of situations by now. Unfortunately, […] How dumb do the Minnesota Vikings really...
Via The Viking Age
2 hours ago

Former Vikings Hutchinson and McDaniel among greatest guards of all time

NFL.com released a list of the greatest guards of all time, which included former Minnesota Vikings offensive linemen Randall McDaniel and Steve Hutchinson. When it comes to winning a game in the National Football League, much of it is done in the trenches. The Minnesota Vikings know this all too well, and have worked hard […] Former Vikings Hutchinson and McDaniel among greatest...
Via The Viking Age
2 hours ago

Continuity on defense a major asset for Minnesota Vikings

Having a defensive unit that sticks together for several seasons can be great for a team like the Minnesota Vikings hoping to make a big impact in 2017. There was a time when the Minnesota Vikings defense seemed like a revolving door. The team was trying anything to find players to earn an extended stay […] Continuity on defense a major asset for Minnesota Vikings - The Viking...
Via The Viking Age
3 hours ago

Vikings say they encouraged Floyd to drink kombucha tea

When Michael Floyd blamed kombucha tea after testing positive for alcohol, thus violating the terms of his house arrest, most of us rolled our eyes. However, the Minnesota Vikings not only believe him, they’re going to bat for him.Vikings COO Kevin Warren penned a letter defending Floyd, noting the team has kombucha tea “on tap” and that it encourages players to drink the tea...
Via Sportsnaut
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings 2017 Up-and-Comer: DE Datone Jones

Each NFL season, every team has a player that bears a little added attention. So which performer could turn the corner for the Minnesota Vikings in ’17? Welcome to yet another 32-team series from End Zone Score. In recent months, we took the time to look at each club’s best offseason addition. We even dabbled into some pertinent and historical numbers. Every NFL season features...
Via EndZoneScore
21 hours ago

Vikings' Michael Floyd expected to be sidelined to open season

A preliminary Minnesota Vikings roster projection by Matt Vensel of The Star Tribune doesn’t include an active Michael Floyd.The reason being is that Floyd could likely be facing an NFL suspension for a December 2016 drunk driving arrest. Per the report, if Floyd gets suspended he will not count towards the 53-man roster.This is taking into consideration that Floyd is still a member...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings Name Mark Uyeyama Head Strength and Conditioning Coach

Eden Prairie, MN (June 23, 2017) – The Minnesota Vikings have named Mark Uyeyama Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. With a solid decade of experience under his belt, Uyeyama joins the Vikings ...
Via Vikings.com
2 days ago

Sendejo: Continuity Makes Defense 'Smoother'

They nearly met on the Norseman. Harrison Smith had the ball in his sights, and so did Andrew Sendejo. The Vikings safeties avoided contact with each other when Sendejo took the tighter angle and ...
Via Vikings.com
2 days ago

Lunchbreak: Zimmer Ranked Among League's Top Coaches

Few coaches had to endure as many ups and downs during the 2016 season as Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer. Minnesota was struck by an injury bug that Zimmer’s squad couldn’t avoid. The Vikings fell...
Via Vikings.com
3 days ago

Danielle Hunter set for breakout campaign for Minnesota Vikings in 2017

Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer has done a stellar job building an elite defense from the ground up. Through great draft picks and even better coaching, the Vikings possess one of the league’s youngest and toughest defenses. Their physical play at the line of scrimmage and in the trenches has been the team’s staple. The pass rush has also been coming along nicely, as...
Via EndZoneScore
3 days ago

The Vikings just lost their strength and conditioning coach to the United States Tennis Association

The Minnesota Vikings were seen as an up-and-coming team last season, but things went south after Teddy Bridewater suffered a catastrophic knee injury in training camp, forcing a last-minute deal for Sam Bradford and an 8-8 season. Bridgewater is reportedly on track to play this year, but this offseason just saw the Vikings lose another component of the organization at an odd time...
Via The Comeback
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Teddy Bridgewater has chance to return in 2017

Teddy Bridgewater appears to still have a long way to go in his recovery from a devastating knee injury, but that does not mean the Minnesota Vikings have ruled out the possibility of the quarterback playing in 2017.According to Matt Vensel of the Star Tribune, Bridgewater is nowhere close to being cleared for full contact, but it was a very encouraging sign that he was dropping...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Floyd disputes report of failed alcohol tests

New Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Michael Floyd appears to be in some hot water again. Arrested back in December on DUI charges, Floyd was immediately waived by the Arizona Cardinals.And while he did land with the eventual Super Bowl champion New England Patriots, Floyd had to serve almost a month in jail due to the DUI.He’s also beeen on house arrest with a zero-tolerance alcohol...
Via Sportsnaut
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Teddy Bridgewater receives serious comeback hype from teammates

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater might be on the cusp of one of the biggest NFL comebacks in recent history.Bridgewater lost all of last season to a serious knee injury, one thought capable of ending his career outright. The random, non-contact mishap that prompted an ambulance ride all but convinced the public Bridgewater would not return, and if he did, he wouldn’t...
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Robison the last man standing for the Vikings

Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer says eye 'perfect' after latest surgery

Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Dalvin Cook says draft slide isn’t what motivates him

It would be understandable if Vikings rookie Dalvin Cook had a chip on his shoulder after waiting until the second round to be drafted.But the running back says he’s naturally motivated.“I always come in self-motivated and I’ve been a motivated person every time I step on the field,” Cook told the NFL Network. “It doesn’t motivate me at all. I got an opportunity to come...
Via The Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings still giving no timeline for Teddy Bridgewater’s return

Teddy Bridgewater has progressed to the point where he is able to throw passes in practice, but it still sounds like the quarterback is a long way away from being ready for game action.On Thursday, Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman was asked for an update on Bridgewater’s health. He said there is still no timeline for the 24-year-old’s full recovery. Bridgewater...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Latavius Murray says he’ll return during training camp

Latavius Murray is yet another Viking coming off an injury who hopes to be ready to go when the season starts.He has a more realistic chance than Teddy Bridgewater and Sharrif Floyd.The Vikings signed Murray, formerly of the Raiders, to a three-year, $15 million contract even though he was coming off ankle surgery. He had his walking boot removed Tuesday, according to the Twin Cities...
Via The Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Teddy Bridgewater continues to impress at Vikings OTAs

Teddy Bridgewater reportedly still has a long road ahead of him before rejoining the Minnesota Vikings as a full practice participant. But that doesn’t mean the 24-year-old signal-caller isn’t getting some productive work in during the team’s OTAs this week.A week after the Vikings posted video of Bridgewater throwing passes during an OTA session,, footage has hit social media...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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