Vikings | Adrian Peterson still confident
Mon, 29 Jun 2015 11:49:51 -0700
Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson still believes he's the best running back in the NFL. This was in response to Peterson being named the 62nd best player on the NFL Network's top 100 players list.
Vikings | OC high on Charles Johnson
Mon, 29 Jun 2015 10:40:30 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Charles X. Johnson appears to have everything it takes to produce in the NFL, according to offensive coordinator Norv Turner. "He's got great work ethic, and he's a big, strong guy. He's a 218-pound receiver that can run. He's got everything you need to be a productive player in this league," Turner said. Turner believes Johnson has completely recovered from the knee surgery he had last offseason. Johnson has been working at split end in three-receiver sets during offseason workouts.
Vikings | Adrian Peterson working out
Sun, 28 Jun 2015 10:29:29 -0700
Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson has been working out with RB Jerick McKinnon and WR Mike Wallace since offseason workouts ended.
Vikings | Adrian Peterson eyes record
Sat, 27 Jun 2015 18:49:40 -0700
Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson said he believes he is still the best running back in the NFL, and he is aiming for a record-breaking 2,200-yard season in 2015, according to his wife.
Vikings | Chad Greenway still expected to start
Sat, 27 Jun 2015 11:43:46 -0700
Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway is expected to be the Vikings' starting weakside linebacker this season, according to head coach Mike Zimmer. Zimmer said Greenway is the team's best weakside linebacker and Greenway took all the snaps with the first-team defense during organized team activities and minicamp.
Vikings | Mike Wallace bonding with QB
Sat, 20 Jun 2015 16:28:00 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Mike Wallace has been working to develop a bond with QB Teddy Bridgewater this offseason. "We've linked up at the crib a couple of times, about three or four times already since I've been here and just vibe. You can talk a little bit about football but really just getting a connection and a bond. On the field, it's going to come naturally," said Wallace.
Vikings | Cordarrelle Patterson not starting?
Thu, 18 Jun 2015 21:33:10 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Cordarrelle Patterson has been working with the second-team offense, but offensive coordinator Norv Turner said he expects Patterson to carve out a role.
Vikings | Adrian Peterson has big goals
Mon, 15 Jun 2015 11:14:49 -0700
Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson eventually wants to break former Dallas Cowboys RB Emmitt Smith's all-time rushing record. Peterson also believes he can be the best running back in the league when he's 38 years old.
Vikings | Adrian Peterson hoping to help QB
Sun, 14 Jun 2015 20:38:30 -0700
Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson said he hopes his presence will make life easier for QB Teddy Bridgewater in 2015.
Vikings | Minnesota big on Jerick McKinnon
Fri, 12 Jun 2015 19:07:57 -0700
Minnesota Vikings RB Jerick McKinnon has the potential to be a "premier, dynamic playmaker" and an NFL-caliber starter, running backs coach Kirby Wilson said Thursday, June 11.
Vikings | Fewer carries for Adrian Peterson?
Fri, 12 Jun 2015 18:57:11 -0700
Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson won't be asked to shoulder the entire offensive load in 2015. "No question that the workload will be a lot more balanced than in the past because the organization has done an outstanding job of acquiring talent and other explosive pieces," running backs coach Kirby Wilson said Thursday, June 11. "And just as the natural progression as an older back ages, the workload decreases anyway."
Vikings | Adrian Peterson not expected in preseason
Wed, 10 Jun 2015 16:08:29 -0700
Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson isn't expected to see any playing time during the preseason, according to head coach Mike Zimmer Wednesday, June 10. "We're talking in June, so you can't hold me to it, but he's carried the ball a lot (in his eight-year career) and he's going to continue to carry the ball a lot. He'll get plenty of looks and reps in practice," said Zimmer.
Vikings | Cordarrelle Patterson to return kicks again
Sat, 06 Jun 2015 12:19:53 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Cordarrelle Patterson will be the primary kickoff returner this season, according to special teams coordinator Mike Priefer. Priefer said he considers Patterson to be the best kick returner in the NFL.
Vikings | Adrian Peterson in good shape
Thu, 04 Jun 2015 16:33:03 -0700
Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson is still in great shape, according to CB Captain Munnerlyn, despite his extended absence from the team and team activities. Peterson returned to organized team activities Tuesday, June 3, following a prolonged hiatus due to displeasure with his current contract.
Vikings | Adrian Peterson impressing teammates
Thu, 04 Jun 2015 16:30:48 -0700
Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson has impressed his teammates since arriving for organized team activities Tuesday, June 2. CB Captain Munnerlyn was among those who were impressed, "He's in unbelievable shape, like he never lost a step. And he's out to prove a point," said Munnerlyn. RB Jerick McKinnon, who is likely to be dropped down the depth chart due to Peterson's arrival, also had high praises for his teammate, "It's an opportunity to learn from the best running back in the game," McKinnon said.
Vikings | Captain Munnerlyn in a boot
Thu, 04 Jun 2015 09:27:37 -0700
Minnesota Vikings CB Captain Munnerlyn (foot) is wearing a walking boot because of a right foot injury. Munnerlyn underwent an MRI on his foot but will not need surgery on the injury.
Vikings | HC welcomes Adrian Peterson
Tue, 02 Jun 2015 18:48:47 -0700
Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson was welcomed back by head coach Mike Zimmer Tuesday, June 2. "We welcome him with open arms, unequivocally," Zimmer said.