Posts Tagged ‘Norv Turner’

Turner Says Jerick McKinnon Still Vikings Number One Back

Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner says that rookie Jerick McKinnon remains the team’s No.1 running back despite claiming Ben Tate off of waivers yesterday according to Chris Tomasson of theSt. Paul Pioneer-Press. “We’re excited about Jerick and what he’s done and I see him as our running back,” Turner said. According to the OC, Tate […]

Vikings claim former Golden Gopher MarQueis Gray off waivers

MarQueis Gray is coming home. The former Golden Gophers’ star Quarterback/Wide Receiver tweeted this morning that he has been claimed off waivers by the Vikings. It's official I'm a Viking!! I'm coming come thank you lord!! — MarQueis Gray (@MarQueisG) August 31, 2014 Gray spent the last year of his career as a backup TE […]

OC Norv Turner Heaps Praise On Vikings QB’s

Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner spoke with KFAN-FM on Monday, praising his signal-calling corps of Matt Cassel, Teddy Bridgewater and Christian Ponder, Kevin Patra of NFL.com reports. “We’ve got a really, really good group,” he said, explaining that it won’t be hard to parcel out snaps in the apparent three-headed battle. “We get between 120 […]

Peterson Says Adding Turner To Run Offense Puts Vikings On “The Right Path”

Earlier this month, Adrian Peterson reacted to the hiring of coach Mike Zimmer with guarded optimism, saying he was watching closely to see whom Zimmer would put on his coaching staff and what the team would do with the rest of its offseason, Ben Goessling of ESPN.com reports. Now that the Vikings have added veteran […]