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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 […]

NFL Suspends Vikings LB Kentrell Brothers Four Games

The NFL announced on Friday that Vikings linebacker Kentrell Brothers has been suspended for the first four games of the season for a violation of the league’s policy on performance-enhancing substances, Ben Goessling of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports. Brothers, who can still play and practice in the preseason, is eligible to return to the active […]

Vikings Announce 2018 Preseason Opponents

The Vikings today announced their four preseason opponents, which include Denver, Jacksonville, Seattle and Tennessee. The Vikings 2018 preseason schedule includes a pair of AFC teams that participated in the most-recent postseason, as well as the teams that met in Super Bowl XLVIII. Minnesota will open its run of exhibition contests at Denver against the […]

Vikings Add Former Wide Out Tavarres King

The Vikings continued to add to their wide receiver group on Thursday, when they signed former Giants receiver Tavarres King, Ben Goessling of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports. The 27-year-old played eight games and started three for the Giants a year ago, when he caught a career-high 18 passes for 240 yards and three touchdowns. The […]

Vikings Ink Free Agent WR Kendall Wright

The Vikings on Friday came to terms with wide out Kendall Wright, who caught 59 passes for 614 yards a year ago for the Bears. Wright hauled in a team-leading 59 receptions for 614 yards and one score, basically a lottery code that he can make the grabs, but doesn’t make the big plays, just […]