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Viking move to fill practice squad

Seventh-round picks Travis Bond (a guard from North Carolina) and Everett Dawkins (defensive tackle, from Florida State) are among seven members of the Vikings’ practice squad, the club said Sunday. The Vikings also signed running back Joe Banyard, tight end Chase Ford, offensive tackle Kevin Murphy, wide receiver Rodney Smith and wide receiver and Minnesota product Adam Thielen to the practice […]

Analyzing the Vikings roster moves

Joe Webb over Stephen Burton. In an amazing testament to his versatility and athleticism, Joe Webb made the transition to wide receiver this spring and beat out Stephen Burton for the final roster spot. This writer felt that Burton came to camp as a much more polished and improved player then the one we saw last season. He […]

Vikings claim OT Webb off waver wire.

The Vikings added depth to their offensive line by claiming former Bears tackle J’Marcus Webb. e   Webb an offensive tackle, was released by the Bears on Saturday and scooped up by Minnesota immediately. Last season, he had moved from left tackle to right tackle, and this move gives the Vikings a backup option at both positions as previously their […]

Vikings announce 13 player cuts

The Minnesota Vikings made the following cuts on Monday. Vikings First Round of Cuts WR LaMark Brown WR Erik Highsmith OG Tyler Holmes DE Lawrence Jackson DE Marquis Jackson LB Stanford Keglar DB Greg McCoy RB Bradley Randle WR Chris Summers QB James Vandenberg C Camden Wentz RB Jerodis Williams, DB Roderick Williams.

Vikings sit and wait for Bishop

The good news is that Desmond Bishop had a good workout. The BAD news is that he left without a contract. As stated yesterday on vikingsgab.com, his absence of a done deal does not bode well for the Vikings.  Here is what we know as of Thursday morning.  The Vikings brought Desmond Bishop in and […]

Vikings waive OT Mark Jackson.

The Vikings made a roster move on Tuesday, releasing offensive tackle Mark Jackson. Jackson was a 6-foot-6 undrafted free agent who played his college ball at Glenville State. The team signed him to a  free agent contract on April 30th.  Jackson had participated in the team’s rookie camp. The Vikings roster now stands at 89 players, one below the offseason […]

Vikings Come To Terms With DE Jackson And CB Lacey

Defensive end Lawrence Jackson and cornerback Jacob Lacey are now officially Vikings, Dan Wiederer of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. The team announced the signing of both veterans Monday morning, adding additional depth and reinforcement to their defense. Jackson agreed to his contract with the Vikings in the middle of last week with the deal […]

Vikings Activate Cook from IR; Sign DE Johnson, Waive TE Reisner and Guard Asper

The Vikings have officially activated cornerback Chris Cook from injured reserve. Cook was placed on injured reserve with a designation to return after breaking his right arm while trying to make a tackle on Oct. 25 against Tampa Bay. The 25-year-old will return to action following a six-game absence. He has 31 tackles and one […]

Vikings Release QB Sage Rosenfels

In a somewhat of a surprise move, the Vikings have said “so long” to quarterback Sage Rosenfels, this according to Aaron Wilson of Scout.com. Rosenfels release comes as he is owed $500,000 in guaranteed base salary, along with a $50,000 workout bonus. The move means that behind QB Christian Ponder you have Joe Webb and […]

Vikings Release 15 Players to Get Roster to 75

The Vikings made a slew of roster moves Saturday, saying so-long to 15 players to get their roster total down to 75. Released were OG Bridger Buche, RB Derrick Coleman, OG Grant Cook, LB Solomon Elimimian, DB Corey Gatewood, OT Levi Horn, DT Anthony Jacobs, WR Kamar Jorden, WR A.J. Love, LB Tyler Nielsen, DE […]