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Lions vs Vikings NFL Week Nine Inactives

Here’s today’s inactives for the Lions and Vikings NFC North matchup in Minnesota Lions RB Ameer Abdullah OG Joe Dahl OT Andrew Donnal DE Kerry Hyder DE Eric Lee LB Jalen Reeves-Maybin LB Kelvin Sheppard Vikings LB Anthony Barr DE Tashawn Bower OG Tom Compton WR Stefon Diggs S Andrew Sendejo QB Kyle Sloter RB […]

Vikings DE Everson Griffen Expected to Be Ready to Take the Field Sunday Against Saints

Everson Griffen is expected to be active and play on Sunday after being away from the Vikings for the last five weeks, ESPN reports. According to the Vikings’ team website, Griffen is slated to make his return to the lineup against the New Orleans Saints after practicing in full from Wednesday to Friday. The Pro […]

Vikings Coach Mike Zimmer Preaching Patience Over Panic Regarding Slow Start to 2018

With back-to-back Vikings losses and the team slipping to 1-2-1 on the season, Coach Mike Zimmer is preaching patience, Ben Goessling of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports. “I know everybody wants to evaluate everybody after four weeks, but I think if you remember last year, early in the year, Xavier had some penalties, but we cleaned […]

CB Trae Waynes and RB Dalvin Cook Miss Another Practice for the Vikings

The Vikings continued practice Thursday without cornerback Trae Waynes (concussion) and running back Dalvin Cook (hamstring), Andrew Krammer of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports. Waynes remains in the concussion protocol a week after suffering the brain injury in a 38-31 loss to the Rams. Cook continued to rehab his injured hamstring with strength and conditioning coach […]

Vikings WR Cayleb Jones Arrested on Allegations of Felony Theft, Domestic Assault

Vikings wide receiver Cayleb Jones was arrested Tuesday on allegations of felony theft, misdemeanor domestic assault and for interfering with a 911 call. He was being held without bond in the Dakota County Jail in Hastings, Minnesota. A preliminary investigation deemed that Jones and an unidentified female engaged in “a verbal altercation” that turned physical. […]

Vikings OG Nick Easton Likely Out for the Season After Neck Surgery

Vikings left offensive guard Nick Easton underwent surgery to repair a herniated disc in his neck on Thursday and is likely out for the season according to Adam Schefter of ESPN. Easton had been searching out second opinions on his neck injury, but it appears as if surgery was the only option. While he will […]

Report: Vikings and WR Stefon Diggs Agree to Five-Year Extension

A person with direct knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the Vikings and wide receiver Stefon Diggs have agreed on a five-year contract extension, moving the star of the “Minneapolis Miracle” into the NFL’s top 10 highest-paid players at his position. The new deal, which was reached on Tuesday, is valued at […]

Medical Examiner Says Vikings OL Coach Tony Sparano Died of Heart Disease

A county medical examiner says Vikings offensive line coach Tony Sparano died of heart disease. The Hennepin County medical examiner’s office said Monday that the 56-year-old Sparano died of arteriosclerotic heart disease, or hardening of the arteries. The manner of death is listed as natural. Sparano died Sunday in Eden Prairie, a Minneapolis suburb. He […]

Late Vikings Coach Dennis Green to Be Inducted Into the Teams’ Ring of Honor

Former Minnesota Vikings coach Dennis Green has a long legacy that will be part of the teams’ history for a long time to come, and on September 23rd the team will pay their highest respect to the late coach. That day the Vikings will play the Buffalo Bills, and you can get an Ocean sports […]

Vikings Re-Sign Veteran Cornerback Terence Newman

The Vikings re-signed veteran cornerback Terence Newman for 2019 according to the team’s official website. The team had had ongoing talks with Newman about returning for his age-40 season this spring but it seemed possible they would change their minds after using their first round draft pick on UCF cornerback Mike Hughes Thursday night. That […]