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Could Urlacher Still Be An Option At MLB For Vikings?

With the draft over, the Vikings still have a hole to fill at middle linebacker. The Vikings took two linebackers on Saturday – Gerald Hodges (fourth round) and Michael Mauti (seventh round) were teammates at Penn State – but only Mauti is likely to compete in the middle. That means the Vikings could move Erin […]

Video: Breakdown Of Vikings New WR Cordarrelle Patterson

Bill Polian breaks down the Vikings’ selection of Cordarrelle Patterson.

Vikings With 25th Pick Take Florida St. CB Xavier Rhodes

With the 25th overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, the Vikings select Florida St. CB Xavier Rhodes. Strong and physical Rhodes is the rare cornerback with the size to physically match-up with tall receivers and the athleticism and speed to stay with the fastest ones. Quick to jam receiver, Rhodes can turn and run […]

Vikings Take Florida DT Shariff Floyd In First Round

With the 23rd overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, the Vikings select Florida DT Shariff Floyd. A rough childhood did not prevent Floyd from earning national accolades for his play in high school, as he won the 2009 Maxwell Football Club’s National Player of the Year award. By the end of his sophomore year […]

Vikings Gab 2013 NFL Draft Scouting Report: West Virginia QB Geno Smith

Athleticism: +Excellent size and frame for an NFL quarterback – legit 6’3?. +Has enough bulk to hold up to some hits at the next level. +Added 15 pounds of muscle this off-season. +Strong enough to shrug off would be tacklers. +Decent speed, but certainly not a running quarterback. +Balanced, stays under control on the move. […]

Vikings Sign 4th Overall Pick, Matt Kalil

And… than there was none. The Vikings and 4th overall pick, Matt Kalil,  have agreed to terms on a contract. Kalil was the 1st of the Vikings draft picks in the 2012 draft but the last one to sign on the dotted line. Kalil should be the opening day starter at left tackle so it […]

Vikings Sign 3rd Round Pick, CB Josh Robinson

Multiple league sources are reporting that the Vikings have signed their 3rd round pick, cornerback Josh Robinson. Robinson figures to have a chance to start opposite Chris Cook this year so a good sign that he will report to training camp on time. Matt Kalil remains the only rookie not to sign yet for the […]

Supplemental Draft: Should Vikings Select WR Josh Gordon?

The supplemental draft will be taking place on Thursday, July 12th. It’s pretty much a silent auction where teams put in a bid of which round they would be willing to take the player they want. The team willing to use the highest draft pick will be rewarded with the player. The draft order is the […]

1st Round Safety Harrison Smith Agrees to Deal

Jeremy Fowler of the Pioneer Press is reporting that the Vikings have agreed to a deal with the 29th overall pick Harrison Smith. Smith is projected to start for the Vikings after they traded back into the 1st round for him in this years draft. This leaves 4th overall pick Matt Kalil and 3rd rounder Josh Robinson as the only […]

Vikings Announce Signing of 7 Draft Picks

The Vikings have announced the signing of 6 out of their 10 draft picks. As reported earlier DL Trevor Guyton and LB Audie Cole are done but TE Rhett Ellison, S Robert Blanton, K Blair Walsh, WR Jarius Wright and WR Greg Childs have all been signed to deals also. So if your keeping track at home, […]