Vikings | Adrian Peterson talking to Vikes
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 09:46:35 -0800
Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson, who was put back on the commissioner's exempt list last week, has had "open dialogue" with the team, according to general manager Rick Spielman. Spielman continues to say that the Vikings want Peterson to return in 2015. However, Peterson has been "uneasy" about returning. The Vikings can cut Peterson or talk to him about restructuring his contract at any time since he's back on the exempt list.
Vikings | Jerome Felton would return
Sat, 28 Feb 2015 00:12:11 -0800
Free-agent FB Jerome Felton (Vikings) has not ruled out a reunion with the Minnesota Vikings in 2015 if RB Adrian Peterson returns to the club.
Vikings | Charlie Johnson released
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 10:59:29 -0800
Minnesota Vikings OG Charlie Johnson was released Friday, Feb. 27.
Vikings | Adrian Peterson on exempt list
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:43:58 -0800
Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson's suspension was overturned by U.S. District Judge David S. Doty Thursday, Feb. 26. However, the NFL also announced that they will appeal the ruling, and Peterson will return to the Commissioner's Exempt List. "Judge Doty's order did not contain any determinations concerning the fairness of the appeals process under the CBA, including the commissioner's longstanding authority to appoint a designee to act as hearing officer," the league said in a statement.
Vikings | Adrian Peterson's suspension lifted
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:19:30 -0800
Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson's suspension has been overturned after a judge granted a motion from the NFL Players Association to vacate the suspension.
Vikings | Adrian Peterson's father denies report
Mon, 23 Feb 2015 15:07:25 -0800
Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson's father denied a report that Peterson no longer wants to play for Minnesota. Peterson's father said Peterson is still open to a return to the Vikings. Peterson himself said earlier this month that he feels uneasy about returning to Minnesota because he felt there were some people in the organization who wanted him off the field last season. It was also previously reported that Peterson's agent and members of the Vikings' front office had a heated exchange during the NFL Scouting Combine this week.
Vikings | Adrian Peterson's situation worsens
Mon, 23 Feb 2015 11:47:39 -0800
Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson's situation with the team worsened during the NFL scouting combine as his agent and members of Minnesota's front office had a heated verbal altercation, according to sources. Peterson's agent, Ben Dogra, reportedly said that Peterson would never play for the Vikings again.
Vikings | Brian Peters signs
Mon, 23 Feb 2015 10:11:20 -0800
Free-agent LB Brian Peters (Canadian League) signed an undisclosed deal with the Minnesota Vikings Monday, Feb. 23.
Vikings | Looking at running backs
Mon, 23 Feb 2015 00:34:01 -0800
The Minnesota Vikings have been looking at running backs at the NFL Scouting Combine as a precaution, either to supplement or replace current starters on the team.
Vikings | Adrian Peterson wants out
Fri, 20 Feb 2015 05:43:48 -0800
Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson hasn't softened his stance, despite general manager Rick Spielman and head coach Mike Zimmer reaching out to him. Peterson wants a fresh start somewhere else. Peterson said lack of trust is a major issue in his uneasiness to return. The team has no intentions of cutting him, so a trade would be the only option.
Vikings | MIN hasn't contacted Matt Cassel
Wed, 18 Feb 2015 23:36:00 -0800
Minnesota Vikings QB Matt Cassel (Vikings) has not been told yet whether Vikings general manager Rick Spielman wants to bring Cassel back in 2015.
Vikings | Brandon Bostick claimed
Wed, 18 Feb 2015 14:03:15 -0800
Free-agent TE Brandon Bostick (Packers) is being claimed by the Minnesota Vikings Wednesday, Feb. 18.
Vikings | Charles Johnson praised by OC
Wed, 18 Feb 2015 11:45:59 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Charles X. Johnson is "far and away our best receiver," according to offensive coordinator Norv Turner. Johnson emerged as QB Teddy Bridgewater's No. 1 target in the second half of last season, ending with 31 catches for 475 yards. Turner has high hopes for Johnson in 2015 with his knee injury even further behind him.
Vikings | Adrian Peterson expected back by Vikes
Wed, 18 Feb 2015 09:23:37 -0800
Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson continues to have the support of the team, and general manager Rick Spielman said, "We expect Adrian Peterson to be part of our football team" next season. President Mark Wilf said earlier this week that the team would welcome Peterson back with open arms. Peterson can't be reinstated until April 15, but the NFL Players Association is suing the league in federal court to expedite his return. It's unknown if Minnesota would keep Peterson on his current contract with a base salary of $12.75 million for 2015.
Vikings | Chad Greenway not approached about contract
Tue, 17 Feb 2015 23:59:50 -0800
Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway has not been approached by the team about restructuring his contract. Greenway said at the end of the season that he would be open to redoing his deal if it helped keep him with the team.
Vikings | Kyle Rudolph eager to get healthy
Tue, 17 Feb 2015 14:26:19 -0800
Minnesota Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph is making preparations for two months of strength and conditioning as he tries to rid himself of proneness to injury. "I'd like to think no one in the league works harder than I do to stay healthy and take care of my body, but the bottom line is I haven't been, and the only way to get rid of those questions is to play 16 games," Rudolph said Monday, Feb. 16. Rudolph has only played in 17 games in two seasons.
Vikings | Jerick McKinnon on the mend
Mon, 16 Feb 2015 05:24:58 -0800
Minnesota Vikings RB Jerick McKinnon (back) is close to completing his post-surgery rehab on his back. There have been no setbacks, and McKinnon says he will be ready to participate without any limitations in the offseason workout program, which can begin April 20. McKinnon plans on improving his overall game, but will place an extra emphasis on getting stronger so he can survive a full season of pounding between the tackles, and also pass protection, an area of his game that was subpar in 2014.
Vikings | Greg Jennings restructuring contract?
Sat, 14 Feb 2015 19:06:51 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings carries an $11 million cap number for 2015, and Chip Scoggins of the Minnesota Star Tribune believes he will be asked to restructure.
Vikings | Minnesota has 18 million to spend
Fri, 06 Feb 2015 14:35:00 -0800
The Minnesota Vikings have $18.55 million to spend against the projected $140 million 2015 salary cap. They currently have 71 players under contract for the 2015 season.
Vikings | Jalil Carter signs Futures deal
Thu, 15 Jan 2015 09:10:27 -0800
Free-agent WR Jalil Carter (Rams) was signed to a Reserve/Future contract by the Minnesota Vikings Thursday, Jan. 15.
Vikings | Sign three to Reserve/Futures contracts
Mon, 05 Jan 2015 13:58:46 -0800
The Minnesota Vikings signed DT Chigbo Anunoby, DE Leon Mackey and CB DeMarcus Van Dyke to Reserve/Futures deals Monday, Jan. 5.
Vikings | Nine signed to Futures contracts
Tue, 30 Dec 2014 11:56:30 -0800
The Minnesota Vikings signed LB Justin Anderson (Vikings), WR Kain Colter (Vikings), QB Pat Devlin (Vikings), DT Isame Faciane (Vikings), WR Donte Foster (Vikings), C Zac Kerin (Vikings), OG Jordan McCray (Packers), TE Ryan Otten (Vikings) and RB Dominique Williams (Vikings) to Reserve/Futures contracts Tuesday, Dec. 30.