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Update: Desmond Bishop to visit Vikings today.

When word escaped that the Packers cut Middle Linebacker Desmond Bishop on Monday, it didn’t take the Vikings very long to make contact with his agent to set up a meeting. It is expected that Bishop will meet with Vikings coaches on Weds. to discuss possible parameters of a contract and to possibly work out for the Viking […]

Greenway to go under the knife

A recent article written by ESPN correspondent Tom Pelissero says that Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway will undergo arthroscopic surgery for a previously unknown knee issue on Wednesday. The article also quotes Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier  as saying “He won’t miss any training camp or anything like that,” Frazier said after Tuesday’s open organized team activity practice […]

What will Peterson do for an encore? ( Part 1 of 2 )

Last season Adrian Peterson rushed for 2097 yards. This came courtesy of the ridiculous rate of 6.03 yards per carry.  Absolutely Awesome ! Thank you Adrian from the bottom of my purple bleeding heart ! Now,  what are you gonna do for us this year ? It seems ungrateful, But In this “What have you done for […]

Peterson Wins NFL’s Most Valuable Player Award

Despite facing 8-man fronts most of the year, despite WR Percy Harvin on IR, despite coming back from torn ACL/MCL/ligaments suffered Week 16 of 2011, Vikings RB Adrian Peterson has won the NFL’s Most Valuable Player award. In today’s NFL, the rules are designed to allow dink-and-dunk, past-their-prime passers like Tom Brady and Peyton Manning […]

Video: PFW Awards Peterson “Comeback Player Of The Year”

It came down to AP and Manning in the Comeback Player of the Year vote for the PFW/PFWA Awards. Peterson won, largely because of the daunting precedent he set for future ACL recoveries

Vikings Have Former Strip Club Owner Talk To Rookies About NFL Dangers

In a rather odd story, the Vikings hired a former strip club owner to talk to their team’s rookies at their rookie symposium in Winter Park, Minnesota. In fact it was the second time in three years that Sean Bishop has talked to the Vikings rookies. “I don’t need their money,” he insists in a […]

Percy Harvin Requests to be Traded

Things just got a little more interesting and according the the Associated Press, Percy Harvin has requested to be traded from the Minnesota Vikings. Yesterday, reports came out that Harvin wasn’t happy about a lot of things and they needed to be resolved by training camp. Well, now it seems that things have taken a […]

Vikings Interested in S Melvin Bullitt?

Gregg Rosenthal of NFL.com posted on twitter yesterday that former Colt safety Melvin Bullitt is at broadcast boot camp but fully expects to play football this year. He also went on to say that the Kansas City Chiefs and the Vikings have shown interest. Bullitt was released back in March due to a failed physical. […]

Harvin Shows Up to Camp, But Says He’s Not Happy and May Hold Out

Wide receiver Percy Harvin showed up at Vikings minicamp today, but said he’s “not happy with a couple situations.” Harvin wouldn’t elaborate but said they must be resolved before he reports to training camp. Coach Leslie Frazier wouldn’t give specifics on Harvin but said he expects issues to be resolved before camp. The two are […]

Position Battles: Open Competiton

Vikings OTA’s start today and while most positional battles are decided in training camp, they start the competition today. Who doesn’t like themselves some competition? The Vikings should have plenty of it this year so let’s take a look at some of this years key position battles that will take place. Offensive Guard Charlie Johnson, Geoff […]