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Vikings Not Likely To Bring Back LB Marvin Mitchell

Free agent linebacker Marvin Mitchell is not expected to be re-signed by the Vikings according to ESPN.com. The 30-year-old Mitchell began last season as the team’s starting weak-side linebacker, lost the job briefly, then finished the year as the starter after Desmond Bishop tore his ACL. Due to his struggles with pass protection, however, he […]

2014 NFL Free Agents – Vikings Have $812,313 Of Cap Space

Unrestricted Free Agents Quarterbacks Derek Anderson CAR Jimmy Clausen CAR Josh McCown CHI Jordan Palmer CHI Jon Kitna DAL Shaun Hill DET Matt Flynn GB Chad Henne JAX Josh Freeman MIN Luke McCown NO Curtis Painter NYG David Garrard NYJ Michael Vick PHI Charlie Whitehurst SD Tarvaris Jackson SEA Colt McCoy SF Kellen Clemens STL […]

LB Bishop And Vikings Agree On One-Year Deal

The Vikings got some much needed help at the LB spot today, as the club agreed to a one-year deal with former Packers LB Desmond Bishop. Bishop was released by the Packers early last week after he missed the entire 2012 season after injuring his hamstring in preseason.

Despite Need At MLB, Urlacher Not In The Vikings Plans

The Vikings have a need at the middle linebacker spot, and there’s a new MLB out there in former Bears LB Brian Urlacher. Urlacher won’t be back with Chicago after he rejected the Bears two-year contract offer. While the Vikings have a need, according to Tom Pelissero of 1500ESPN, Minnesota is not interested unless his […]

NFL Free Agents 2013 – NFC North

Chicago Bears UFAs — RB Kahlil Bell (4), CB Zack Bowman (5), QB Jason Campbell (8), CB Kelvin Hayden (8), LB Geno Hayes (5), DE Israel Idonije (10), WR Johnny Knox (4), OL Lance Louis (4), PK Olindo Mare (15), QB Josh McCown (10), DT Henry Melton (4), CB D.J. Moore (4), S Troy Nolan […]

Vikings Add OT Kevin Murphy…Again

With players filtering in for training camp, the Vikings have added another to the mix. Ex-Harvard OT Kevin Murphy was signed yesterday, and undrafted free agent Darrion Weems was released to make room. Murphy was released by the San Francisco 49ers and signed by the Vikings earlier this offseason but was released shortly after for […]

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. […]

Vikings Sign WR Jerome Simpson

Jay Glazer has reported that the Vikings have signed ex-Bengals receiver Jerome Simpson to a one year deal. The NFL announced today that Simpson would be suspended for 3 games but that didn’t seem to scare off the Vikings. I think this is one of the Vikings better free agent additions this year. Simpson gives […]

NFL Suspends Jerome Simpson for 3 Games

The Vikings had free agent receiver Jerome Simpson in for a visit this weekend and it reportedly went well. As we pointed out, Simpson pleaded guilty to a felony drug charge which he served a 15 day jail sentence and 3 years probation. Now the NFL has rolled out their suspension for the receiver and […]

WR Jerome Simpson Visiting Vikings

Adam Schefter reported that ex-Bengals WR Jerome Simpson is visiting with the Vikings Saturday. Simpson finished last year with 50 receptions for 725 and 4 TDs in 16 games. He is 6’2, 190 lbs with ridiculous athletic ability and enough speed to get downfield. While it wouldn’t solve all problems at receiver, Simpson would be […]