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Notebook: Vikings Work Out Free Agents, Make Roster Moves

Fresh off a convincing Week 1 victory at St. Louis, the Minnesota Vikings front office got right back to work on Monday and Tuesday. They brought in several free agents for a work out, signed a player to the practice squad and released another. Surprisingly, both players worked out were drafted by New England, the […]

Vikings Thump Rams, 34-6

The Vikings revamped defense surprised many including Jeff Fisher and the Rams in a 34-6 rout of St. Louis Sunday afternoon. Matt Cassel threw 2 touchdowns, Cordarrelle Patterson ran for over 100 yards and Harrison Smith had a pick six to power Minnesota to a Week 1 victory and the division lead. New head coach […]

Vikings at Rams: Observations from the First Half

The Vikings take a 13-0 lead to the half against St. Louis. Here’s what we saw in the first half: The offensive line didn’t do great, with Robert Quinn bursting past left guard Charlie Johnson for an almost strip-sack, and Matt Kalil getting called for two false starts in the first half. On another play, […]

Vikings Announce Inactives

The Vikings have announced their inactive list for Week 1 at St. Louis. Inactive: Shaun Prater, CB David Yankey, OG Brandon Watts, LB Zach Line, FB Christian Ponder, QB MarQueis Gray, TE Michael Mauti, LB None of the players on this list are particularly surprising. Line, Watts and Mauti are injured and were ruled OUT […]

Vikings at Rams: 4 Things to Keep an Eye On

Tomorrow, the Vikings kick off their 2014 campaign at 12 CT in St. Louis. Here are a few subjects to pay attention to while watching: Adrian Peterson’s Return to Form Adrian Peterson hasn’t taken a snap this preseason, and he’s gotten only limited reps on the practice field. Mike Zimmer and the Vikings want to […]

Vikings Ink Brandon Fusco Through 2019

The Vikings on Saturday signed right guard Brandon Fusco to a 5-year, $25 million contract extension. The team announced the move around 3 PM on the afternoon before it’s first game. Fusco turned heads in 2012 by cracking the starting lineup, just a year after he was drafted in the sixth round of out Slippery […]

Vikings Sign Ahmad Dixon to Practice Squad, Release Mike Remmers

In the second practice squad move in two days, the Minnesota Vikings signed safety Ahmad Dixon and released tackle Mike Remmers to make room for Dixon. This gives the Vikings five safeties on the roster and practice squad: Harrison Smith, Robert Blanton, Andrew Sendejo, Antone Exum and Dixon. It leaves the Vikes with four offensive […]

Austin Wentworth Signed to Practice Squad, Kendall James Released

The Vikings made a minor roster move Tuesday, signing Austin Wentworth to the practice squad and releasing Kendall James to make room for him. Wentworth, a first-year offensive tackle out of Fresno State, originally made the team as a backup swing tackle but lost his job to Michael Harris, who San Diego waived, less than […]

Meet the 2014 Minnesota Vikings Practice Squad

Some of the players who the Vikings cut Saturday got a consolation prize yesterday with a practice squad contract. The Vikings signed 9 players on Sunday and rounded out the squad today by adding cornerback Chris Greenwood . Let’s take a look at what makes a player eligible for the practice squad: First, a player […]

Vikings Claim OT Mike Harris Off Waivers

The Minnesota Vikings on Sunday claimed offensive tackle Mike Harris off waivers from the San Diego Chargers. Harris, 25 , has had 9 starts since 2012 with San Diego. Norv Turner was the head coach of the Chargers in 2012. He was signed as an undrafted free agent in 2012, out of UCLA. In a […]