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2012 NFL Week Eight Preivew – Minnesota vs Seattle

The struggling 5-3 Vikings are on the road Sunday, heading to the great Northwest as they take on Russell Wilson and the Seahawks, who are 4-4. The Vikings are coming off their worst loss of 2012, a bad 36-17 setback at home to the Bucs a week ago Thursday. The Hawks have dropped two in […]

Vikings Concern About Re-Signing Rice Growing More and More

Pro Football Weekly says that the Vikings are getting worried that Sidney Rice is going to get a deal to move elsewhere once free agency starts. The Vikings quietly are growing concerned about their ability to retain WR Sidney Rice, who almost certainly will be a free agent when the lockout is lifted. Fourth-year free […]

New England with Interest in Signing WR Sidney Rice?

Pro Football Weekly talked this past week about New England adding a veteran WR through free agency, and one name that was on their short list was Vikings possible free agent to be Sidney Rice. On the condition of anonymity, scouts are often capable of filling a notebook, which was the case recently when one […]

WR Sidney Rice To Test Free-Agency

Vikings wide receiver Sidney Rice will be a free agent. Drew Rosenhaus, Rice’s agent, told ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter on Sunday that his client will not re-sign with Minnesota before first testing free agency. After a breakout 2009 season, Rice had hip surgery in August and missed the Vikings’ first nine games. The 6-foot-4, […]

Vikings Take Care of Business Despite Loss of Favre in 38-14 Win

No Brett Favre? No problem. The Vikings starting QB played just three plays before getting hurt Sunday, but the Vikings didn’t miss a beat, playing one of their best games of the season as they pounded the Buffalo Bills 38-14, at the Metrodome. Tarvaris Jackson took over for Favre early in the first quarter and […]

Receiver Position Still In Flux

One thing that could possibly be singled out as a reason for the Vikings slow start on offense is the ever changing group of wide outs at Brett Favre’s disposal.  There is no doubt it is a talented group, but Sidney Rice’s hip surgery sent a domino effect through the roster and the Vikings are […]

Sidney ditches the crutches, plus inside the numbers with Brett, Adrian

The Vikings record with Favre throwing less than 34 passes when Sidney suits up, Adrian runs 19 + times: 7-0 Despite sitting in 3rd place of the NFC North at 1-3, the Vikings are still serious contenders in the NFC. According to Visanthe Shiancoe’s twitter page Sidney Rice no longer needs crutches.  Chalk up yet […]

“B-Twice” Bummed About Being Bounced

Bernard Berrian, who likes to be called “B-Twice” while appearing on crappy reality TV shows in which he is cast as Chad Ochocinco’s “little buddy,” is not thrilled in the wake of the Vikings acquisition of Randy Moss. Much like the beginning of last season, Berrian’s biggest asset so far this season has been his […]

Vincent Jackson Could Be Available For Fifth Game

The Vincent Jackson saga continues to hobble forward.  The latest news is complicated, and that is exactly why I will defer to Tom Pelissero of 1500ESPN: EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Vincent Jackson’s status is settled.Now, the Minnesota Vikings — and 30 other teams — can decide for certain whether they’re willing to pay the price […]

Harvin Gets “Wide Eyed” Over Expanded Role

With Sidney Rice out for half of this season, we know that other receivers are going to have to step up and play expanded roles in the offense. One of those players is last year’s Rookie of the Year, Percy Harvin.  Harvin typically sees playing time in the slot position, but it sounds like he […]