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Secondary Impresses During Vikings’ 30-12 Win

The Minnesota Vikings are your division leaders, folks. Minnesota had an all-around solid performance in a 30-12 blowout of the Chiefs in Kansas City, putting the Vikes in sole possession of the NFC North lead. Matt Cassel threw a 53-yard bomb to Cordarrelle Patterson early in the first quarter and Teddy Bridgewater followed with two […]

Who to Watch in Vikings Preseason Game #3

Tonight, the Vikings will take on the Chiefs in Kansas City at Arrowhead Stadium. There are numerous position battles that could be won or lost, and roster spots could be claimed or slip away. The third preseason game is the most important, because on Tuesday, all teams have to cut their roster to 75 players. […]

Wide Receiver Battle: Smith, Thielen, or Both?

Early in training camp, it looked as though there would be no debate as to who would occupy the 5th wide receiver position. Adam Thielen was the best player in camp for the first two weeks, and his routes were (and still are) a thing of beauty. Rodney Smith, who was considered in the mix […]

Jerome Simpson Facing Suspension

Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson is facing a suspension at the beginning of the regular season, according to Brian Murphy of the Pioneer Press. The number of games in the possible suspension is rumored to be 3. Simpson missed practice Monday to attend a hearing with the league in New York determining his punishment for […]

Vikings Claim Justin Jackson Off Waivers

The Minnesota Vikings announced Monday that they have claimed linebacker Justin Jackson off waivers from Detroit. Jackson’s roster spot is cleared by the waiving of linebacker Dom DeCicco, who recently underwent hip surgery. DeCicco was in his first season with the Vikings, and was not expected to make the team. Jackson, who played college football […]

Vikings Preseason Game #2: What Went Wrong

After Teddy Bridgewater’s magical comeback last night, it’s hard to find anything wrong with the Vikings’ performance. Both Bridgewater and Matt Cassel were lights out, and many others played well. There were some causes for concern though, including a couple from Vikings’ starters. Not Exactly Rhode Island Xavier Rhodes didn’t have the best of games […]

Tradebait the Vikings Can Afford to Part With

The end of training camp is typically a time when NFL trades occur at higher rate. Two years ago, the Vikings acquired AJ Jefferson for a draft pick in late August. It might be smart to make another move for a cornerback this year, as that unit isn’t a position of strength. Let’s take a […]

Vikings Training Camp: Everything You Missed in the Past 5 Days

I apologize for the lack of posts on Vikings Gab, I’ve been on vacation since Friday. It was pretty painful being unplugged from Vikings news and analysis for so long, but now that I’m back, I thought I’d recap what happened while I was gone. Most importantly, the Vikes won their first preseason game, 10-6 […]

Cornerback Stock Report

Since cornerback is one of, if not the biggest position competitions in Vikings training camp, I thought I’d do a mid-training camp stock report, to see who has the best chance of making the roster, who has the best chance to start, and who will play where. Xavier Rhodes Stock: Even In my eyes, Xavier […]

3 Things to Watch for in Preseason Game #1

Hey everyone, this is my first post here on Vikings Gab, so I hope you enjoy. I was thinking about want I wanted to start off with and the first game of the year seemed like a logical place to start. Most people see preseason as a waste of time and a chance for stars […]