VIKINGS RUMORS & GOSSIP

WATCH: Teddy Bridgewater throws during Vikings’ OTAs

The Minnesota Vikings released a video of their young quarterback tossing a few passes at the team’s OTAs less than a year after his knee injury. Since the gruesome knee injury that Teddy Bridgewater suffered last summer, news of the young quarterback’s recovery has almost entirely been limited to speculation. Apart from a few vague quotes from the Minnesota Vikings’...
Via The Viking Age
50 minutes ago

Vikings share video of Teddy Bridgewater on practice field

Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer recently expressed optimism regarding the return of quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. On Tuesday, the team supplied even more reason for optimism, posting a video of Bridgewater returning to the practice field. This is certainly a noteworthy story.Bridgewaer did give reason for optimism in March when he was spotted dropping back and passing. Still...
Via Sportsnaut
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings rookie Dalvin Cook predicted to be a top 5 running back

Sports Illustrated’s Peter King has high expectations for Minnesota Vikings rookie Dalvin Cook, stating that he will be a top 5 running back by Halloween. Now that the NFL is halfway through the period of time where the Super Bowl ended and the next regular season starts, experts are throwing out predictions as to what […] Minnesota Vikings rookie Dalvin Cook predicted to be...
Via The Viking Age
2 hours ago

Bridgewater's Rehab Continues at Winter Park

The Vikings welcomed back quarterback Teddy Bridgewater as he continued his rehab during the team’s first Organized Team Activity. Bridgewater wore a brace on his left leg and a big smile Tuesday ...
Via Vikings.com
3 hours ago

How will the NFL’s new rules impact the Minnesota Vikings in 2017?

The NFL’s owners approved a few rule changes for the upcoming season that could have an effect on the Minnesota Vikings as early as training camp. In Chicago on Tuesday, owners of each NFL team came together for their annual Spring League Meeting. A number of proposed rule changes were voted on by the owners […] How will the NFL’s new rules impact the Minnesota Vikings in 2017...
Via The Viking Age
4 hours ago

3 Observations: Vikings Kick Off 1st OTA Practice

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Vikings held their first Organized Team Activity practice of the year on Tuesday morning at Winter Park. Minnesota will have 10 practices throughout OTAs, which run over ...
Via Vikings.com
7 hours ago

Edwards on Vikings Defensive Players, Goals for 2017

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – Vikings players have been excited to get back to football with organized team activities, and Vikings coaches are equally eager to be on the field. While Vikings Head Coach M...
Via Vikings.com
7 hours ago

Vikings Position Battle: Wide Receiver

In the past the Vikings have kept 6 wide-receivers on their roster, which seems likely to continue this year as well. The top two spots on the depth chart at wide receiver are pretty well spoken for by Stefon Diggs and Adam Thielen, although it would be hard to say at this point which is #1 and which is #2. But that third wide receiver spot is up for grabs - along with probably...
Via The Daily Norseman
1 day ago

Mike Zimmer taking hiatus from Vikings following eye surgery

The Minnesota Vikings will begin organized team activities (OTAs) on Tuesday, but head coach Mike Zimmer will not be there to oversee them. General manager Rick Spielman announced on Monday that Zimmer would be taking a short hiatus from the team after undergoing his eighth eye surgery since last October. “As the Vikings begin OTA practices, coach Zimmer will be taking time away...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Zimmer to miss some Vikings OTAs due to eighth eye surgery

Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer underwent his eighth eye surgery last Wednesday, and now he’s taking an extended leave of absence to recover and get healthy.The team issued an official statement, noting Zimmer is expected to be “back on the field in a few weeks.” This means Minnesota will be without Zimmer through some of its OTAs.The coach’s original injury occurred...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer undergoes eighth eye surgery

Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer might have braved through the emergency surgery he had on his eye last year, but it continues to be an issue for the veteran coach.Zimmer revealed to the press on Saturday that he just recently underwent an eighth surgery on the eye after further complications came up.“I had another little surgery last Wednesday, so it’s healing,’...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Floyd’s house arrest moved from Arizona to Minnesota

Michael Floyd got a nice break from the legal system recently.According to KSTP and the Star Tribune, Floyd’s house arrest sentence was transferred from Arizona to Minnesota. That will allow Floyd to participate in the Vikings’ offseason workouts next week.Floyd was on house arrest as part of his punishment for his December DUI. He pleaded guilty to extreme DUI and was sentenced...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Gerald Hodges to visit with Colts, Patriots, Jaguars

The market for Gerald Hodges is heating up.The free agent linebacker reportedly visited with the Colts on Tuesday. He also has visits with the Patriots and Jaguars lined up, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Hodges visited with the Jets last week. He also had visits with the Seahawks and Chiefs prior to the draft.Hodges was a fourth-round pick by the Vikings in 2013 and played...
Via Larry Brown Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Undrafted free agent signings udpate: Minnesota Vikings

Minnesota Vikings, per ESPN’s Ben Goessling Tashawn Bower, DE, LSU; Dylan Bradley, DE, Southern Mississippi; Aviante Collins, T, TCU; Nick Fett, T, Iowa State, Caleb Kidder, DE, Montana; Wes Lunt, QB, Illinois; Sam McCaskill, DE, Boise State; Terrell Newby, RB, Nebraska; Josiah Price, TE, Michigan State; Horace Richardson, DB, SMU; R.J. Shelton, WR, Michigan State; Shaan Washington...
Via 60 Max Power O
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cris Carter says he’ll mentor Michael Floyd

Michael Floyd has two things going for him as he tries to get his career back on track.He’s going home and he has Cris Carter in his corner.Carter’s substance abuse led to his release from the Eagles in 1990, but he sobered up and made eight Pro Bowls with the Vikings between 1990 and 2001. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2013.The Vikings signed Floyd Wednesday...
Via The Sports Daily
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Michael Floyd signs deal with Vikings

Michael Floyd’s second chance in the NFL continued as he signed with his third team.The St. Paul, Minn., native signed with the Vikings, according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network via Pro Football Talk.With presumably every team fresh off the euphoria of the NFL draft, here’s a reality check. Floyd was the 13th overall pick in the 2012 draft, and his best season came in 2013...
Via The Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Adrian Peterson thank Vikings fans in emotional video

Running back Adrian Peterson spent the entirety of his 10-year NFL career with the Minnesota Vikings, and was a huge cornerstone that the team built its roster around. Peterson treated fans to plenty of thrilling moments, with the team a Brett Favre interception away from possibly making the Super Bowl in the 2009 season. He racked up 11,747 yards in his career, and scored 97 touchdowns...
Via The Sports Daily
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson out for ‘revenge’ in season opener vs. Vikings

Look out. When New Orleans Saints running back Adrian Peterson faces his former Minnesota Vikings in Week 1 next season, he’ll be out for “revenge.”In a bit of happenstance that couldn’t have been more fortuitous for the NFL, the Vikings will host the Saints in one of two opening-week games on “Monday Night Football.” That means a national audience will get the opportunity...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
19 days ago  |  Discuss
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