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Welcome To The Big Show: Chris Degeare

[EDITOR’S NOTE:  Over the next few weeks, we will be unveiling some in-depth articles that allow you to better know the newest Vikings draft class and undrafted free agents.  These articles are not intended to be “fluff pieces” like you will find elsewhere, but rather a comprehensive look at each of them as a person […]

Hicks Is A Skin

Artis Hicks has signed a three year deal with the Washington Redkins, marking the second day in a row that the Vikings lost a free agent to another team. The deal is reported to be worth about $9 million and Hicks will have a chance to compete for a starting spot at right guard. If […]

Talking Tackles

Well, the “Final Four Plan” is making for a sllllllow start to free agency for Vikings fans.  To date, the Vikings have tendered all but one of their restricted players, re-signed a backup wide out, allowed Chester Taylor to leave for Chicago, and have been rumored to be interested in a cornerback with ACL issues. […]

OFFSEASON PREVIEW: Offensive Tackle

[Check out my other previews:  Quarterback, Running back, Full back, Tight end, Wide out] Bryant  McKinnie may be on the outs.  Phil Loadholt impressed in his rookie season.  Little is certain as far as depth goes at offensive tackle.  Let’s take a look at where things stand. 2009 Season At left tackle, Bryant McKinnie started […]

Herrera & Hicks at 100%

Brad Childress created quite a buzz when he did a radio interview yesterday in which he finally acknowledged the Vikings pursuit of Brett Favre.  However, there were some non-Favre related tid bits to come out of that interview as well. One important comment made by the head coach was that offensive linemen Anthony Herrera and […]

Still Trying To Lock Up Antoine

In a conference call with season ticket holders, vice president of player personnel Rick Spielman said that talks are ongoing with pro bowl cornerback Antoine Winfield.  If you recall, talks have been going on since about one month before the draft.  One has to wonder how the presence of rookie Asher Allen will affect the […]

OT Hicks Doubtful For Sunday’s Game

From: Pioneer Press Vikings RT Artis Hicks is listed as doubtful after being limited in practice the past two days. Hicks has a partially torn triceps, and coach Brad Childress talked Wednesday about the unpredictability of the injury. Hicks acknowledged that frustration, as he has missed two of the past three games. “It’s frustrating, just […]

Allen Misses Practice Again; Frerotte Also Sits

As the Vikings get set for the Cardinals this Sunday, they could be without one of their key playmakers on defense, as DE Jared Allen missed his second straight day of practice on Thursday with a knee injury. The Star Tribune is reporting that Allen and the team are not saying what is wrong with […]

Two Hicks with Hurts

Two guys named Hicks had limited reps during yesterday’s Vikings practice at Winter Park in Eden Prairie.  Kick returner Maurice Hicks is bothered by a foot injury, while offensive lineman Artis Hicks hurt his elbow during Monday’s loss at Green Bay.  Both are expected to be ready to play in Sunday’s home game against Indianapolis.  […]

O-Line Let Shorthanded After Injury to LT Hicks

The Vikings had to scramble to put together an offensive line after left tackle Artis Hicks was hurt in the third quarter of last night’s loss at Green Bay. Hicks was starting in place of Bryant McKinnie, who was suspended the first four games of the season because of N-F-L conduct violations. Hick suffered an […]