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Minnesota Vikings News From KFFL
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Vikings | Minnesota adds Mark Uyeyama to staff
Sat, 24 Jun 2017 18:24:58 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings announced that Mark Uyeyama has been named their strength and conditioning coach Saturday, June 24.

Vikings | Antone Exum missed some workouts
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:21:27 -0700

Minnesota Vikings S Antone Exum (leg) missed most of the offseason workouts because of a leg injury.

Vikings | Two Vikings CBs options for nickel back job
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:17:13 -0700

Minnesota Vikings CBs Terence Newman and Mackensie Alexander are expected to compete for the nickel back job during training camp.

Vikings | Sharrif Floyd expected to be on PUP list
Fri, 23 Jun 2017 13:05:49 -0700

Minnesota Vikings DT Sharrif Floyd (knee, quadriceps) is expected to start the 2017 season on the Physically Unable to Perform list.

Vikings | Two Vikings competing for OLB job
Mon, 19 Jun 2017 16:33:07 -0700

Minnesota Vikings LBs Edmond Robinson and Emmanuel Lamur appeared to share the snaps at weakside linebacker evenly during minicamp. Robinson received most of the work with the first-team defense when Lamur was sidelined with an injury early this offseason.

Vikings | Nick Easton worked with starters
Mon, 19 Jun 2017 16:32:33 -0700

Minnesota Vikings C Nick Easton received most of the snaps with the first-team offense at center during offseason workouts but will compete with C Pat Elflein for the starting job during training camp.

Vikings | Trae Waynes likely to start
Mon, 19 Jun 2017 08:22:49 -0700

Updating a previous report, Minnesota Vikings CB Trae Waynes has been the starter at left cornerback throughout the spring. He's likely to start there this season.

Vikings | Danielle Hunter poised to start
Mon, 19 Jun 2017 08:20:31 -0700

Minnesota Vikings DE Danielle Hunter is in line to start at left defensive end with DE Brian Robison moving to a situational role. Hunter had 12.5 sacks as a reserve last season, and he's likely to play in at least 80 percent of the snaps this year.

Vikings | David Morgan impresses with blocking
Mon, 19 Jun 2017 08:17:39 -0700

Minnesota Vikings TE David Morgan II impressed with his blocking skills, and he doesn't have much competition for the second tight end spot, according to beat writer Matt Vensel.

Vikings | Dalvin Cook flashes speed
Mon, 19 Jun 2017 08:14:07 -0700

Minnesota Vikings RB Dalvin Cook flashed his speed in minicamp last week and is a fast, long strider in the open field.

Vikings | Teddy Bridgewater could be cleared this year
Mon, 19 Jun 2017 08:13:34 -0700

Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater (knee) could receive clearance to return at some point this season, in the opinion of beat writer Matt Vensel. Bridgewater has surfaced in videos throwing 40-yard passes.

Vikings | Kyle Rudolph improving as a blocker
Sun, 18 Jun 2017 09:17:00 -0700

Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph is doing a better job as a blocker, according to head coach Mike Zimmer.

Vikings | George Edwards to call defensive plays for MIN?
Sat, 17 Jun 2017 05:47:42 -0700

Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer is considering giving up defensive play-calling responsibilities to defensive coordinator George Edwards so that he can focus on other areas of the team. Zimmer hasn't made a final decision yet but could give Edwards an opportunity to call defensive plays during a preseason game.

Vikings | Tommy Armstrong waived
Fri, 16 Jun 2017 07:38:30 -0700

Minnesota Vikings S Tommy Armstrong was waived Friday, June 16.

Vikings | Mike Zimmer believes in Dalvin Cook
Thu, 15 Jun 2017 14:37:26 -0700

Minnesota Vikings RB Dalvin Cook has a chance to be a special player, according to head coach Mike Zimmer. "Now, he's got some things he's got to work on, like all young backs, but I've been very impressed with him this spring," Zimmer said.

Vikings | Latavius Murray expected at camp
Thu, 15 Jun 2017 12:31:40 -0700

Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray (ankle) is expected to be ready for the start of training camp, according to head coach Mike Zimmer.

Vikings | Minnesota not pursuing Eric Decker
Fri, 09 Jun 2017 19:02:29 -0700

New York Jets WR Eric Decker is not likely to be pursued by the Minnesota Vikings, according to general manager Rick Spielman. "We always look at everybody that is released, but we feel pretty confident with our receiving corps right now," Spielman said.

Vikings | Dalvin Cook contract details
Fri, 02 Jun 2017 16:08:54 -0700

Updating a previous report, Minnesota Vikings RB Dalvin Cook's four-year contract is worth $6.35 million. The deal includes a $3.979 million signing bonus.

Vikings | Joe Berger planning to retire
Fri, 02 Jun 2017 06:48:36 -0700

Minnesota Vikings C Joe Berger plans to retire after the 2017 season.

Vikings | Dalvin Cook signs contract
Wed, 31 May 2017 14:13:18 -0700

Minnesota Vikings second-round draft choice RB Dalvin Cook signed his four-year contract Wednesday, May 31. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Vikings | Two more moves made by Vikings
Tue, 30 May 2017 15:50:07 -0700

Minnesota Vikings WR Mitch Mathews was waived Tuesday, May 30. Free-agent S Tommy Armstrong was signed in a corresponding move.

Vikings | Minnesota signs three more rookies
Tue, 30 May 2017 15:44:49 -0700

Minnesota Vikings WR Stacy Coley, LB Elijah Lee and S Jack Tocho signed their four-year rookie contracts Tuesday, May 30.

Vikings | Pat Elflein financials
Tue, 30 May 2017 09:13:00 -0700

Updating a previous report, Minnesota Vikings third-round OL Pat Elflein's four-year rookie contract is worth approximately $3.34 million with an approximate $936,000 signing bonus.

Vikings | Two Vikings picks sign
Tue, 30 May 2017 08:23:03 -0700

Minnesota Vikings TE Bucky Hodges, a sixth-round pick, and third-round C Pat Elflein signed their rookie four-year deals Tuesday, May 30.

Vikings | Three Vikings sign rookie deals
Fri, 26 May 2017 08:49:12 -0700

Minnesota Vikings DT Jaleel Johnson, LB Ben Gedeon and OG Danny Isidora signed their rookie four-year contracts Friday, May 26.

Vikings | Michael Floyd contract info
Thu, 25 May 2017 23:37:03 -0700

Minnesota Vikings WR Michael Floyd's one-year deal that contains no guaranteed money, according to ESPN's Ben Goessling. That means the team has no financial commitment to Floyd should he fail to make the final cut.

Vikings | Ifeadi Odenigbo inks deal
Thu, 25 May 2017 14:55:33 -0700

Minnesota Vikings DE Ifeadi Odenigbo signed his four-year rookie contract Thursday, May 25. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Vikings | Rodney Adams signs contract
Thu, 25 May 2017 11:44:46 -0700

Minnesota Vikings WR Rodney Adams signed his four-year rookie deal Thursday, May 25. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Vikings | Will Sutton signed by Vikings
Wed, 17 May 2017 06:48:30 -0700

Free-agent DT Will Sutton (Bears) signed with the Minnesota Vikings on an undisclosed deal Wednesday, May 17. DL Toby Johnson was waived.

Vikings | One signed by Vikings, one cut
Tue, 16 May 2017 08:35:05 -0700

Undrafted free-agent OG Freddie Tagaloa (Arizona) was signed to an undisclosed three-year deal by the Minnesota Vikings Tuesday, May 16. DL B.J. Dubose was waived.

Vikings | Minnesota adding Michael Floyd
Wed, 10 May 2017 12:17:10 -0700

Free-agent WR Michael Floyd (Patriots) agreed to terms on a one-year deal with the Minnesota Vikings Wednesday, May 10, according to sources. The deal is worth $1.5 million, but Floyd could make as much as $6 million based on incentives.

Vikings | Jack Tocho moving to safety
Sun, 07 May 2017 07:29:11 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings are planning to move DB Jack Tocho to safety. He played cornerback at North Carolina State.

Vikings | Two Vikings waived
Thu, 04 May 2017 14:42:23 -0700

Minnesota Vikings DT Sterling Bailey and OT Marquis Lucas were waived Thursday, May 4

Vikings | Minnesota cuts ties with Cedric Thompson
Wed, 03 May 2017 19:31:31 -0700

Minnesota Vikings S Cedric Thompson was waived Wednesday, May 3.

Vikings | Minnesota signs several free agents
Mon, 01 May 2017 14:22:32 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings signed undrafted free-agents DE Tashaun Bower (LSU), DT Dylan Bradley (Southern Mississipi), OT Aviante Collins (TCU), OT Nick Fett (Iowa State), DE Caleb Kidder (Montana), QB Wes Lunt (Illinois), DE Sam McCaskill (Boise State), RB Terrell Newby (Nebraska), TE Josiah Price (Michigan State), CB Horace Richardson (SMU), WR R.J. Shelton (Michigan State), LB Shaan Washington (Texas A&M) and LB Eric A. Wilson (Cincinnati) Monday, May 1.Terms of the deals were not disclosed.

Vikings | Anthony Barr's option exercised
Mon, 01 May 2017 12:53:33 -0700

Minnesota Vikings LB Anthony Barr's fifth-year option was picked up Monday, May 1, according to a source.

Vikings | Teddy Bridgewater's option will be declined
Mon, 01 May 2017 12:47:34 -0700

Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater's fifth-year option will not be picked up, according to a source. Bridgewater is expected to begin the season on the Physically Unable to Perform list and will be reevaluated in October.

Vikings | Minnesota selects Pat Elflein
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:56:51 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings selected C Pat Elflein with the 70th pick in the 2017 NFL Draft Friday, April 28.

Vikings | Minnesota moves up in third round
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:48:01 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings acquired the No. 70 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft from the New York Jets in exchange for the No. 79 overall pick and the No. 160 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft.

Vikings | Minnesota moved up in second round
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 17:15:37 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings acquired the No. 41 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft from the Cincinnati Bengals in exchange for the No. 48 overall pick and No. 128 overall pick.

Vikings | Minnesota selects Dalvin Cook
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 16:56:37 -0700

The Minnesota Vikings selected Florida State RB Dalvin Cook with the No. 41 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft Friday, April 28.

Vikings | Brian Robison likely to retire after 2018
Sat, 15 Apr 2017 08:03:29 -0700

Minnesota Vikings DE Brian Robison has two years remaining on his contract and stated Friday, April 14, he expects to retire when his deal expires.

Vikings | Zac Kerin re-signs
Thu, 13 Apr 2017 14:11:22 -0700

Minnesota Vikings restricted free-agent OG Zac Kerin re-signed Thursday, April 13.

Vikings | More on Case Keenum's contract
Thu, 06 Apr 2017 14:18:08 -0700

Minnesota Vikings QB Case Keenum's one-year, $2 million contract includes $1 million guaranteed, split up into a $250,000 signing bonus and $750,000 guaranteed base salary. He can also earn $750,000 in roster bonuses.

Vikings | Ryan Quigley signs with Vikings
Mon, 03 Apr 2017 14:23:24 -0700

Free-agent P Ryan Quigley (Cardinals) signed an undisclosed deal with the Minnesota Vikings Monday, April 3.

Vikings | Case Keenum contract update
Fri, 31 Mar 2017 14:31:13 -0700

Updating a previous report, free-agent QB Case Keenum (Rams) agreed to terms on a one-year deal with the Minnesota Vikings Friday, March 31, worth $2 million. The deal will include some incentives.

Vikings | Sharrif Floyd may not play again
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 13:40:31 -0700

Minnesota Vikings DT Sharrif Floyd's football career is in jeopardy because of complications from knee surgery he underwent last fall. According to USA TODAY's Tom Pelissero, the nerve controlling Floyd's quadriceps was disrupted during the surgery and the quad still isn't functioning properly. Floyd missed 15 games last season due to the knee ailment. He also missed four games in 2015 because of knee issues and had a minor knee procedure in 2013.

Vikings | Minnesota signs three players
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 10:47:22 -0700

Free-agents WR Mitch Mathews (Browns), CB Terrell Sinkfield (Vikings) and TE Nick Truesdell (Colts) were signed by the Minnesota Vikings Thursday, March 30.

Vikings | Minnesota parts ways with Scott Crichton
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 11:01:22 -0700

Minnesota Vikings DL Scott Crichton was waived Friday, March 24.

Vikings | Brian Robison extended
Fri, 24 Mar 2017 09:05:46 -0700

Minnesota Vikings DE Brian Robison signed a one-year extension through the 2018 season Friday, March 24. Robison is due a base value of $7.5 million over two years, including $5.15 million guaranteed.

Vikings | More on Adam Thielen's deal
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:43:44 -0700

Updating previous reports, Minnesota Vikings WR Adam Thielen signed a four-year deal worth $19.246 million with $6.746 million in the first year.

Vikings | Short stay for Latavius Murray?
Sat, 18 Mar 2017 19:49:27 -0700

Updating a previous report, Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray's deal is for one year with two option years, and the minimum he could make is $3.4 million. The full $5.15 million that he's owed next season becomes guaranteed on the third day of the 2018 league year.

Vikings | More on Datone Jones' contract
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 13:29:07 -0700

Minnesota Vikings LB Datone Jones' one-year deal includes a $1.6 million signing bonus. It also comes with a $1.5 million base salary, up to $500,000 in weekly roster bonuses and a $150,000 workout bonus. Jones can also earn up to $1.25 million based on incentives involved with sacks and playing time.

Vikings | Latavius Murray terms
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 08:23:31 -0700

Updating an earlier report, Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray received a three-year, $15 million deal, according to a source.

Vikings | Terence Newman terms
Thu, 16 Mar 2017 05:40:22 -0700

Updating a previous report, Minnesota Vikings CB Terence Newman signed a one-year, $3.25 million deal with $1.5 million guaranteed.

Vikings | Adam Thielen contract update
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 13:46:40 -0700

Updating a previous report, Minnesota Vikings WR Adam Thielen agreed to a three-year deal with the Vikings worth $17 million, according to a source. The deal could worth as much as $27 million because of incentives. Thielen will receive $11 million in guaranteed money.

Vikings | Adam Thielen staying with Minnesota
Wed, 15 Mar 2017 12:46:12 -0700

Minnesota Vikings restricted free-agent WR Adam Thielen agreed to a three-year deal with the Vikings Wednesday, March 15, according to a source. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Vikings | Datone Jones contract details
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 15:34:05 -0700

Updating a previous report, Minnesota Vikings LB Datone Jones' deal is one year in length and worth $3.75 million, according to a source. Jones can earn up to $5 million, however.

Vikings | Minnesota signs Datone Jones
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 14:52:08 -0700

Free-agent LB Datone Jones (Packers) signed an undisclosed deal with the Minnesota Vikings Tuesday, March 14.

Vikings | Riley Reiff contract details
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 16:37:00 -0800

Updating a previous report, Minnesota Vikings OT Riley Reiff signed a five-year deal with the Vikings worth $58.75 million. The deal includes $26.3 million in guaranteed money.

Vikings | Mike Remmers signs with Vikings
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 13:37:45 -0800

Free-agent OT Mike Remmers (Panthers) signed a five-year deal with the Minnesota Vikings Friday, March 10, worth $30 million, according to a source.

Vikings | Riley Reiff bolting for Minnesota
Thu, 09 Mar 2017 13:36:02 -0800

Free-agent OT Riley Reiff (Lions) agreed to terms with the Minnesota Vikings on Thursday, March 9, according to a source. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Vikings | Chad Greenway to retire
Mon, 06 Mar 2017 09:41:00 -0800

Updating a previous report, Minnesota Vikings impending free-agent LB Chad Greenway will officially retire from the NFL during a press conference Tuesday, March 7, after 11 seasons.

Vikings | Jeremiah Sirles will be back
Fri, 03 Mar 2017 13:36:21 -0800

Minnesota Vikings exclusive rights free-agent OT Jeremiah Sirles said he will sign his one-year tender once the team offers it to him.

Vikings | Jeremiah Sirles tendered
Fri, 03 Mar 2017 12:48:42 -0800

The Minnesota Vikings tendered exclusive rights free-agent OT Jeremiah Sirles on Friday, March 3. The one-year tender is reportedly worth $690,000.

Vikings | Minnesota adds to coaching staff
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 10:57:07 -0800

Former Purdue head coach Darrell Hazell and former Cleveland Browns assistant strength and conditioning coach Derik Keyes were hired by the Minnesota Vikings Thursday, Feb. 23. Keyes will serve in the same role, while Hazell will serve as wide receivers coach.

Vikings | Minnesota adds Darrell Hazel to staff
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 18:12:25 -0800

The Minnesota Vikings are expected to name Darrell Hazel as their wide receivers coach, according to sources.

Vikings | Vikings release two offensive linemen
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 12:40:24 -0800

Minnesota Vikings OGs Mike X. Harris and Brandon Fusco were released by the team Friday, Feb. 10.

Vikings | Minnesota hires Kennedy Polamalu
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:24:05 -0800

The Minnesota Vikings have hired former UCLA offensive coordinator Kennedy Polamalu as their new running backs coach.

Vikings | Kevin Stefanski to be QBs coach
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:21:36 -0800

Minnesota Vikings running backs coach Kevin Stefanski has been named the team's quarterbacks coach for 2017.

Vikings | Minnesota hires Clancy Barone
Thu, 19 Jan 2017 09:56:54 -0800

The Minnesota Vikings have hired former Denver Broncos offensive line coach Clancy Barone as their new tight ends coach.

Vikings | Scott Turner let go
Mon, 09 Jan 2017 17:38:06 -0800

Minnesota Vikings quarterbacks coach Scott Turner was fired Monday, Jan.9, according to a source.

Vikings | Minnesota signs three players
Tue, 03 Jan 2017 11:36:20 -0800

Minnesota Vikings OT Reid Fragel, PK Marshall Koehn and P Taylor Symmank were signed to Reserve/Futures deals Tuesday, Jan. 3.

Vikings | Many players signed by Vikings
Mon, 02 Jan 2017 12:18:04 -0800

Minnesota Vikings DT Sterling Bailey, WR Moritz Bohringer, TE Kyle Carter, WR Cayleb Jones, OT Marquis Lucas, CB Tre Roberson, RB Bishop Sankey, S Cedric Thompson and OT Austin Shepherd were signed to Reserve/Futures contracts Monday, Jan. 2.