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Vikings to Be Without RT Brian O’Neill, Possibly Others in Friday’s Preseason Opener

The Vikings won’t have one of their tackles on Friday when they battle the Vikings, as the Associated Press reports that second-year right tackle Brian O’Neill won’t play against the New Orleans Saints. Coach Mike Zimmer talked about other players on Wednesday that could be limited or held out of the first preseason matchup. O’Neill […]

CB Morris Claiborne Working Out for the Vikings

The Vikings are exploring all their options at cornerback, Logan Reardon of NFL.com reports. With Mike Hughes on the physically unable to perform (PUP) list and Holton Hill suspended for eight games, Minnesota is working out Morris Claiborne, according to NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero. The Cowboys drafted Claiborne sixth overall in 2012 and he remained […]

Vikings Pickup RB De’Angelo Henderson Off Waivers from the Jets

The Vikings worked on their roster on Wednesday, as the team picked up running back De’Angelo Henderson off waivers from the Jets A former Broncos sixth-round draft choice in 2017, Henderson made it just past the midway point on the waiver wire. He will join a Vikings team that has third-year player C.J. Ham and […]

Vikings RB Roc Thomas Gets Three-Game Suspension by the NFL

Vikings running back Roc Thomas has been suspended for three games without pay by the NFL for violating the league’s substance abuse policy, Andrew Krammer of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports. Thomas, 23, was sentenced to three years probation in May after pleading guilty to a felony charge of marijuana possession. A Jan. 16 search of […]

Check Out the Madden 20 Rankings for All the Vikings Players

Monday was a day that many gaming fans wait for each year, the day that the most popular sports series of all-time puts out their player rankings. That game of course is Madden football, and this year Madden 20 is once again going to be a game played by millions who are into the NFL […]

Vikings and Tight End Kyle Rudolph Agree to Contract Extension

On the eve of their mandatory minicamp, the Vikings solved their most pressing financial question, Ben Goessling of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports. Tight end Kyle Rudolph, whose contract was set to expire after this season, told the Star Tribune via text message he has agreed to a new deal with the team, after posting a […]

Vikings QB Kirk Cousins Liking What He Sees from Rookie Garrett Bradbury

As far as first impressions go, Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins was instantly drawn to rookie lineman Garrett Bradbury, if nothing else for his sense of style, Dane Mizutani of the St. Paul Pioneer-Press reports. “He tucks his shirt in every day,” Cousins said. “I think that sends a message right there. He is ready to […]

Report Claims Vikings and Patriots Have Discussed Tight End Kyle Rudolph

The Vikings are currently locked in a contract dispute with veteran tight end Kyle Rudolph, a dispute that reportedly has caught the Patriots’ attention, Andrew Callahan of Masslive reports. According to Albert Breer of The MMQB, New England has “talked with Minnesota about Kyle Rudolph,” amid its series of free-agent signings at the tight end […]

Vikings Co-Owner Mark Wilf on the Team: “We’re in a Good Direction”

Vikings co-owner Mark Wilf said that when the Vikings lost their final regular-season game to the Bears, thus missing the playoffs, the ownership group knew major changes had to happen. But he said it also felt like the Vikings had the right people in place to make those changes, Sid Hartman of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune […]

Vikings Draft NC State Center Garrett Bradbury with the 18th Pick in the NFL Draft

The Vikings added some beef to their line on Thursday night, snagging NC State center Garrett Bradbury with the 18th pick in the NFL Draft. Bradbury is a natural knee-bender with excellent quickness and agility. He’s an outstanding pass-blocker who has great awareness and mirrors well. Although he isn’t a powerful drive blocker and fits […]