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Posts Tagged ‘Special Teams’

Harvin Is Tops This Week

For the second time in his young career, Percy Harvin has won the honors of being the NFC’s special teams Player of the Week.  The excitement following his 95 yard touchdown return on the opening kickoff of the second half against Dallas on Sunday seemed to assist the Vikings in turning a corner, gaining some […]

A Free Agent Signing!

As we mentioned earlier, the Vikings brought in kickoff specialist Rhys Lloyd for a visit before he ventured to New York to visit with the Giants. Lloyd won’t be going to New York. The former Golden Gopher has signed a two year deal with the Vikings. Both Lloyd and Longwell are expected to occupy roster […]

Adam’s Awards: Special Teams Player Of The Year

Ryan Longwell seems to be one of those strange anomalies that keeps getting better with age.  Longwell had a Pro Bowl season, despite what voters thought of David Akers, and has done nothing short of define the word “consistency” for the Vikings special teams. Longwell has managed 92.9% accuracy on field goals this season which […]

Henderson To Return

We previously reported and opined about the fact that Erin Henderson had been handed down a four week suspension for violating the NFL’s substance policies. The suspension came shortly after he had one of his best special teams performances of the year against the Bengals.  While serving his suspension, the Vikings special teams coverage units have been […]