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Derik Keyes added to Minnesota Vikings coaching staff for 2017 season – The Viking Age


The Viking Age

Derik Keyes added to Minnesota Vikings coaching staff for 2017 season
The Viking Age
The Minnesota Vikings announced they have added former Browns staff member Derik Keyes to the team's coaching staff on February 23, 2017. Since it is the offseason, NFL franchises are scrambling to get the best available players and coaches in order to …
Vikings Add Darrell Hazell, Derik Keyes To Coaching StaffVikings.com
Vikings hire Darrell Hazell as receivers coachFOXSports.com
Vikings announce hiring of Darrell Hazell, Derik Keyes247Sports
Lyndy’s Sports Annuals
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Posted on 23 February 2017 | 9:43 pm

Vikings, Adrian Peterson have not discussed $18M option for 2017 – ESPN


ESPN

Vikings, Adrian Peterson have not discussed $18M option for 2017
ESPN
Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman said the team has not talked to Adrian Peterson or his agent about the running back's contract for the 2017 season, but Spielman said no matter what happens with Peterson in the next two weeks, "Adrian …
Murphy: Vikings' Rick Spielman doesn't say much. But this is clear: Adrian Peterson is gone.TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
Minnesota Vikings GM: Adrian Peterson 'will always be a Viking'Scout
Adrian Peterson's status not yet decided, Minnesota Vikings GM saysThe Denver Post
UPI.com –The Viking Age –FanSided
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Posted on 23 February 2017 | 7:39 pm

Pat Shurmur: Minnesota Vikings’ Laquon Treadwell in critical … – ESPN (blog)


ESPN (blog)

Pat Shurmur: Minnesota Vikings' Laquon Treadwell in critical …
ESPN (blog)
Laquon Treadwell had only one catch in a rookie season marred by injuries. The Vikings are expecting the first-round pick to take a step forward.

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Posted on 23 February 2017 | 7:00 pm

Could an offer sheet solve the Vikings’ problems at tackle? – 1500 ESPN


1500 ESPN

Could an offer sheet solve the Vikings' problems at tackle?
1500 ESPN
Ponce de Leon didn't look as far and wide for the fountain of youth as the Minnesota Vikings will be for tackles this offseason. While players like Andrew Whitworth, Rick Wagner and Riley Reiff are becoming household names, there hasn't been much

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 2:24 pm

Minnesota Vikings’ free-agent interest in defensive tackles determined by Sharrif Floyd contract – Scout


Scout

Minnesota Vikings' free-agent interest in defensive tackles determined by Sharrif Floyd contract
Scout
However, if the Vikings opt to release Floyd and Johnson being on the last year of his three-year contract, the Vikings may consider free agency to fill in the gaps. There are some of the top guys that are likely already off the table. Pure nose

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 1:37 pm

More Minnesota Vikings Offseason Advice From ESPN – Daily … – Daily Norseman


Daily Norseman

More Minnesota Vikings Offseason Advice From ESPN – Daily …
Daily Norseman
The four-letter has more suggestions for how the Vikings can improve themselves this offseason.
Captain Munnerlyn ignored his doctors' recommendations in 2016The Viking Age
Minnesota Vikings CB Captain Munnerlyn played through sprain and pain in contract yearScout

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Posted on 23 February 2017 | 4:23 am

CBS Sports’ Pete Prisco suggests Vikings should bring back Kalil – 247Sports


247Sports

CBS Sports' Pete Prisco suggests Vikings should bring back Kalil
247Sports
Matt Kalil's future with the Minnesota Vikings is up in the air, however according to CBS Sports NFL analyst Pete Prisco, they would be wise to bring back the veteran on a second contract. Prisco, who broke down the needs of every NFL team, lamented

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Posted on 22 February 2017 | 10:36 pm

If Minnesota Vikings are interested in adding a DE, older, big-name … – Scout


Scout

If Minnesota Vikings are interested in adding a DE, older, big-name …
Scout
The Minnesota Vikings likely don't have a big need at defensive end in free agency, but, if the price is right, an older guy might get a call and a low-ball offer.
7 moves the Minnesota Vikings shouldn't make this offseason1500 ESPN
Minnesota Vikings' early-round draft prospects: offensive linemenYahoo Sports
Vikings OC explains why he expects 'big jump' from Sam Bradford, passing gameFOXSports.com
247Sports –Dallas News (blog) –All 22
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Posted on 22 February 2017 | 12:36 pm

Minnesota Vikings: Top free agency, NFL draft needs for 2017 – UPI.com


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Minnesota Vikings: Top free agency, NFL draft needs for 2017
UPI.com
As they wade through free agency and prepare to evaluate draft prospects at the Indianapolis Scouting Combine (March 1-6), the Minnesota Vikings must decide which players to keep as they seek to improve upon their 8-8 record from last season. The

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Posted on 21 February 2017 | 9:43 pm

Minnesota Vikings WR Charles Johnson: Teddy Bridgewater ‘coming along well’ – Scout


Scout

Minnesota Vikings WR Charles Johnson: Teddy Bridgewater 'coming along well'
Scout
When a video surfaced on the Internet in January with Bridgewater doing rehabilitative drills, it was quickly deleted, further proof of just how guarded the Minnesota Vikings and the Bridgewater camp has been in keep his recovery and timetable behind

Posted on 21 February 2017 | 3:58 pm

Minnesota Vikings – BingNews

Murphy: Vikings’ Rick Spielman doesn’t say much. But this is clear: Adrian Peterson is gone.

Rick Spielman testified under oath four times Thursday that as general manager of the Minnesota Vikings he cannot predict the future and is not a soothsayer before wondering aloud what exactly a soothsayer is. Round and round we went at Winter Park as …

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 7:13 pm

Vikings hire ex-Purdue coach Darrell Hazell to supervise WRs

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have hired former Purdue head coach Darrell Hazell as their wide receivers coach. Hazell’s deal was finalized Thursday along with the staff for 2017 under head coach Mike Zimmer. This will be Hazell’s 31st …

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 6:45 pm

Adrian Peterson ‘will always be a Viking — Minnesota Vikings GM

Adrian Peterson is under contract with the Minnesota Vikings through the 2017 season, but the team has not yet committed to bringing him back. He is due to count $18 million against the salary cap next season, and that number would somehow need to be …

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 6:36 pm

Minnesota Vikings GM says Sam Bradford in prime of his career

When the Minnesota Vikings were in a pinch following quarterback Teddy Bridgewater’s horrific knee injury on Aug. 30, they scoured NFL rosters for a potential trade. The name that emerged with experience and a connection to the Vikings was Sam Bradford.

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 5:52 pm

Adrian Peterson’s status not yet decided, Minnesota Vikings GM says

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Time is running out for Adrian Peterson and the Vikings to work out a way for the venerable running back to stay in Minnesota. With the increasing likelihood of a split after 10 seasons together, the two sides have not spoken yet …

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 4:11 pm

Mike Zimmer and Pat Shurmur to focus on Minnesota Vikings run game

Focusing on the run will be one of the priorities this offseason for Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer and offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur. Fans of the Minnesota Vikings may be looking forward to the combine, free agency and the draft, but the …

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 3:19 pm

Minnesota Vikings may not keep Sam Bradford beyond 2017

Entering the final year of his contract, Sam Bradford shouldn’t expect an immediate long-term commitment from the Vikings. Faced with losing starting quarterback Teddy Bridgewater just before the start of last season, the Minnesota Vikings had no trade …

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 2:27 pm

Minnesota Vikings still undecided on Adrian Peterson’s future

Feb. 23 (UPI) –One of the best running backs of all-time might still be looking for a team to play for. Although Peterson ran for a league high 1,485 yards and 11 scores in 2015, he averaged just 1.9 yards per carry in the three games he played in 2016.

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 2:21 pm

Minnesota Vikings, RB Adrian Peterson have not spoken about contract for upcoming season

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman said the team has not talked to Adrian Peterson or his agent about the running back’s contract for the 2017 season, but Spielman said no matter what happens with Peterson in the next …

Posted on 23 February 2017 | 12:19 pm

More Minnesota Vikings Offseason Advice From ESPN

The four-letter has more suggestions for how the Vikings can improve themselves this offseason. To follow up our article from yesterday about the Minnesota Vikings’ offseason, we have a look at some more suggestions from the folks from Bristol about how …

Posted on 22 February 2017 | 8:51 pm