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OTA’s Continue At Winter Park

The Vikings are back at Winter Park for another round of organized team activities.  Two new players were in uniform for the purple yesterday.  Texas Southern receiver Daniel Davis and Northern Iowa linebacker Brannon Carter have taken the roster spots formerly held by Erasmus James and Brent Little.  Running back Chester Taylor and center Matt […]

Vikings Ship James to the Redskins

The Redskins are going to take a chance on former first-round bust Erasmus James, who today they got from the Vikings for a conditional seventh-round pick. James was to be placed on waivers by the Vikings Friday, but the Skins wanted him and called before they could file the paper work, getting a deal done […]

Former First-Round Pick Erasmus James Waived

The Vikings today waived good-bye to defensive end Erasmus James, a player that was taken with one of the Randy Moss first-round draft picks back in 2005.  James was waived after he failed a physical.  He had a torn ACL back in 2006, and in 2007 re-hurt his knee.  He was the 18th overall pick […]

Is DE Erasmus James’ Career Over?

In a bad bit of news for his career, it appears that Vikings defensive end Erasmus James may never play another down.  Coach Brad Childress said Tuesday that he’s not sure if James will ever be able to play again, due to three knee surgeries in the last 12 months. Reports say that the team […]

Vikings Rookie James Will Play

Vikings defensive end Erasmus James will play in Saturday’s exhibition in Seattle.  James, the first-round pick for the Vikes in the 2005 NFL Draft, missed much of last season with a torn ACL in his left knee.  He returned to action during the final week of training camp in Mankato.  Defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier says […]

Vikings Break Camp In Mankato

The Vikings broke training camp yesterday in Mankato returning to their Eden Prairie home base. Coach Brad Childress says the training camp went well. The Vikings will head to New Jersey today for their game tomorrow night against the New York Jets. Childress says each quarterback will get one quarter of playing time. He also expects […]

James Won’t Play Friday, Evans Might

Defensive end Erasmus James is back practicing with the Vikings, but he won’t play in Friday’s exhibition game against the New York Jets in the Meadowlands. James is coming back from a torn ACL that required two surgeries in the off-season. Expected to get some playing time against the Jets is defensive tackle Fred Evans, […]

Vikings Activate James, Sign Evans

The Vikings activated defensive end Erasmus James from the physically unable to perform list on Sunday. James hasn’t played since tearing a ligament in his left knee in the second game of last season. He did not play in the Vikings’ preseason opener against St. Louis on Friday night, but returned to practice Sunday and worked […]