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Peterson Sits Out of Practice to Rest Body

RB Adrian Peterson sat out of pracitce today, but according to coach Brad Childress it’s more about rest than it is about an injury. The team listed Peterson as “rest” on the injury report. “He is trying to get his body to feel better going into Sunday,” Childress said. Childress said the staff has to […]

OTA’s End for the Vikings

Coach Brad Childress says they got plenty done during Off-season Training Activities at Winter Park.  The last of the five voluntary workouts took place yesterday.  Childress says they got quality learning without anyone getting hurt.  Starting quarterback Tarvaris Jackson and All-Pro running back Adrian Peterson did not take part in yesterday’s workouts.  Childress says both […]

Kearse Interests Vikings

The Vikings are checking to see if free agent defensive end Jevon Kearse is worth pursuing. Kearse was released by Philadelphia last month after five injury-plagued seasons. Vikings coach Brad Childress says they want to find out as much as they can about Kearse, who played the first three years of his career with Tennessee. […]

Vikings Tell WR Williamson He’s Free to Look for a Trade

The Troy Williamson era in Minnesota appears to be over.  The Vikings today told Williamson that he is free to seek a trade, a move that would end three letdown seasons with the Vikings.  In those three seasons, Williamson, a former first round pick, caught just 79 passes for 1067 yards and three touchdowns.  He […]

Taylor Will Play When Ready, Injury Notes

  Vikings coach Brad Childress says Chester Taylor will get his share of carries when he’s healthy enough to return to the starting lineup. That might be this weekend at Detroit. Taylor is getting treatment for a bruised abdominal muscle suffered in the first quarter of Sunday’s win over Atlanta. The injury led to rookie […]

Vikings Prep For Seahawks

It’s back to work at Winter Park in Eden Prairie for the Vikings, who travel to the great northwest to play the Seahawks in Seattle Saturday night. The Vikings are 1-and-1 in exhibition play so far, and close out the games that don’t count a week from Thursday against the Dallas Cowboys at the Metrodome. […]

Linebacker Jason Glenn Retires

Vikings linebacker Jason Glenn has called it a career, saying his surgically repaired right knee has never healed. Glenn signed with the Vikings a year ago and was a standout on special teams, but his season ended in November when he tore his ACL during a punt return against the Packers. Vikings coach Brad Childress […]