VIKINGS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Report: Sharrif Floyd knee injury could be career ending

Vikings defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd’s career could be over as a result of a knee injury and subsequent surgical complications. Tom Pelissero of USA Today reports that Floyd suffered nerve damage when he had surgery in September to repair a torn meniscus, and the injury is putting his career in jeopardy. “Sharrif is rehabbing, has…
Via Pro Football Talk
1 minute ago

Minnesota Vikings add three more players to their offseason roster

The Minnesota Vikings signed a few cheap free-agents on Thursday, including one who was with the team during training camp last year. Due to the NFL’s 2017 free agency period beginning almost a month ago, many of the big-name free-agents have already signed new contracts for next season. The Minnesota Vikings were among some of […] Minnesota Vikings add three more players to...
Via The Viking Age
43 minutes ago

5 Things to Know About Vikings CB Terrell Sinkfield

The Vikings announced the signing of cornerback Terrell Sinkfield on Thursday. Sinkfield spent the 2016 offseason with the Vikings as a wide receiver but has transitioned to cornerback, a position...
Via Vikings.com
1 hour ago

Report: Vikings signing Arena League tight end Nick Truesdell

The Minnesota Vikings are bringing in a former Arena League player that made a significant impression during pro combine testing last weekend. According to Tom Pelissero of USA Today, the Vikings are signing tight end Nick Truesdell after an impressive showing that saw him post a 4.6-second 40-yard dash time while measuring in at 6-foot-5…
Via Pro Football Talk
2 hours ago

Vikings Bring Back Terrell Sinkfield as a Cornerback, Add WR & TE

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Vikings on Thursday announced the signings of Minnetonka native Terrell Sinkfield, receiver Mitch Mathews and tight end Nick Truesdell. All three players participated in ...
Via Vikings.com
3 hours ago

Deion Sanders on Peterson: It’s his choice he's not signed

There’s been a lot of talk as to why Adrian Peterson remains a free agent. Now, nearly a month into the offseason, Peterson has taken only one visit. That came with the Seattle Seahawks before they ultimately decided on Eddie Lacy.There’s a couple different opinions on this topic. Peterson just turned 32 years old earlier this month and has played in a grand total of 20 games...
Via Sportsnaut
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mike Zimmer says he recently tickled Teddy Bridgewater in training room

The Minnesota Vikings continue to publicly praise Teddy Bridgewater for the dedication and commitment to rehab he’s demonstrated in the many months since suffering a catastrophic knee injury last summer.Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer doubled-down on quotes he made earlier this week Wednesday at the NFC coaches breakfast during the NFL annual meeting. The usually stoic, no-nonsense...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Get a taste of what the Vikings can expect at pick 48 | Past 15 years of the 48th overall selection

While it really doesn’t mean a whole lot …. lets go ahead and take a peek at who has been taken at pick #48 over the past 15 years to see if we can generate a little excitement for this beautiful 2nd round selection the Vikings have themselves. We have seen a guy as special as Le’Veon Bell go at pick 48 …. and a guy as gross as Darcel McBath go to #48. Which type of player will...
Via DraftSeason
7 hours ago

Vikings Draft 2017: What the scouts are saying about S Obi Melifonwu

The Minnesota Vikings are still in search of an uber-talented safety to play next to Harrison Smith. Could Melifonwu be their guy? Despite the fact that Andrew Sendejo has been the Minnesota Vikings’ starting strong safety for the past two seasons, the team would be lying if they said they still were not searching for […] Vikings Draft 2017: What the scouts are saying about S...
Via The Viking Age
20 hours ago

Mike Zimmer emphasizes the Vikings’ commitment to Teddy Bridgewater

The head coach of the Minnesota Vikings spoke about the team’s injured quarterback on Wednesday during an interview session at the NFL’s owners meetings. Teddy Bridgewater’s name has been floating around the NFL newswire this week as his recovery from a brutal knee injury is continuing to make progress. Most recently, the Minnesota Vikings’ quarterback […] Mike Zimmer emphasizes...
Via The Viking Age
22 hours ago

Adrian Peterson works out with Jameis Winston, gets Dirk Koetter’s attention

Adrian Peterson is still searching for a new home, and he had to have known working out with Jameis Winston would trigger speculation that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers could be interested in the veteran running back.On Tuesday, Winston’s personal quarterback coach George Whitfield shared a photo on Instagram of himself posing with Peterson, Winston and strength and conditioning coach...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Zimmer: 'No one really knows' timetable on Bridgewater

The Minnesota Vikings are nothing short of impressed with the progress Teddy Bridgewater is making in rehab following a traumatic knee injury suffered during training camp last year. But the team is still reluctant to place any timetable on Bridgewater’s ultimate return, especially in the wake of an impressive workout video that surfaced this week.The video, originally posted Tuesday...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Teddy Bridgewater Was Spotted Dropping Back and Throwing Passes Again

When Teddy Bridgewater went down in a heap during Minnesota Vikings training camp last summer, the result of a non-contact injury so gruesome it moved some teammates to tears, rumors began swirling that he'd never play football again. Bridgewater tore the ACL is his left leg and dislocated his kneecap, among other damage to his knee, ending his third season in the NFL before it even...
Via Stack
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Giants HC on adding Adrian Peterson: ‘Never say never’

Nearly three weeks into free agency, and running back Adrian Peterson remains unemployed. But his joblessness may not last for long.According to head coach Ben McAdoo, the New York Giants may very well have Peterson on their radar.McAdoo responded with “never say never” when asked directly about the idea of bringing Peterson to the squad. He elaborated a bit on Peterson’s...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video seems to show Teddy Bridgewater dropping back, passing

There have been many contradictory reports surrounding Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater since his horrifying leg injury last year. Some say he won’t play again, while some believe he could play as early as sometime in 2017.Based on a short clip that surfaced on Reddit Tuesday, shared by Cameron DaSilva of FOX Sports, Bridgewater is well on the road to recovery. There...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days 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
5 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
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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