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Keeping Cook In The Kitchen

The Vikings have extended an original round tender to offensive lineman Ryan Cook. The one year tender will be worth $1.176 million. Cook is in the same boat as Tarvaris Jackson, meaning that thanks to Fred Evans being tendered at the second round level despite being drafted in a later round, Jackson and Cook are […]

Big Pat Thought To Be Coming Back

Defensive Tackle is thought to be one of the Vikings top offseason priorities because of the likelihood that Pat Williams will retire soon, and because Fred Evans and Jimmy Kennedy are both at the end of their contracts. However, just as I was starting to say to myself that Pat Williams would have announced his […]

Winfield Back; Other Injury News

The good news for the day is that Antoine Winfield was back on the practice field today.  Asked if he has a green light to play on Sunday against the Seahawks, Winfield said, “As far as I’m concerned, yes.” “It’s been a while since I’ve been on the field. I’m anxious to get back out […]

Approaching The Draft: Defensive Tackles

CURRENT STATUS: The middle of the Vikings defensive line features two of the best in the business in Kevin and Pat Williams. Backing them up are Fred Evans, LeTroy Guion, and Jimmy Kennedy. The only worries about the WilliamsWall are that they are both waiting to hear if the NFL will be allowed to suspend […]

DT Evans Still Out for Vikings

It’s not know when defensive tackle Fred Evans will rejoin the Vikings. Evans remains in Florida, where he pleaded no contest to felony charges stemming from an arrest in Miami in June. Because the case is still pending, Evans can’t leave until authorities in Minnesota accept his application to live in the state. Evans also […]

Evans Takes Plea Deal in Florida, Still Facing Issues in Texas

New Vikings DT Fred Evans was coming to the team with some baggage, and the Viking knew that. Thursday, Evans took care of some of his past issues, agreeing to a plea del with a court in Miami-Dade (Fla.) after an incident back on June 23rd. He pleaded no contest to resisting arrest as well […]

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 […]