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Rich Gannon not returning to CBS

Rich Gannon not returning to CBS

Rich Gannon is not returning to CBS for a 17th season as an NFL game analyst, the network confirmed to Andrew Marchand of The Post. CBS chose not to renew Gannon’s contract, making him a free agent. The network has not named a replacement, but Adam Archuleta […]

Dalvin Cook: I think Justin Jefferson can be one of the best in the game

Dalvin Cook: I think Justin Jefferson can be one of the best in the game

The trade that sent Stefon Diggs from Minnesota to Buffalo looks like one of those rare deals that’s worked out well for both teams. While Diggs and the Bills advanced to the AFC Championship Game, the Vikings drafted Justin […]

No QBs drafted from 2009-16 are set to be on original team in 2021

No QBs drafted from 2009-16 are set to be on original team in 2021

There were 22 quarterbacks drafted in the first round between the 2009 and 2016 seasons and all of them came with hopes that they’d lead their teams for years to come. Some of those players had extended runs with their […]

Vikings hire Karl Scott as defensive backs coach

Vikings hire Karl Scott as defensive backs coach

The Vikings lost last year’s defensive backs coach to an SEC school and they found his replacement at another of the conference’s teams. Karl Scott has been hired to work with the team’s secondary. He takes the place of Daronte Jones, who has moved on to […]

Vikings give Riley Reiff $1 million bonus after he just missed one in 2020

Vikings give Riley Reiff $1 million bonus after he just missed one in 2020

Vikings left tackle Riley Reiff missed the final game of the 2020 regular season because he was on the COVID-19 reserve list and that absence was a costly one. Reiff was set to earn a $1 million bonus by playing […]

Klint Kubiak: Kirk Cousins wants to be challenged to get better

Klint Kubiak: Kirk Cousins wants to be challenged to get better

The Vikings have kept continuity within their offensive scheme, promoting Klint Kubiak to coordinator to replace his father, Gary. Klint Kubiak has served as the team’s quarterbacks coach for the two seasons, developing a relationship with Kirk Cousins. Kubiak said in a press […]

Report: Vikings are hiring Paul Guenther as senior defensive assistant

Report: Vikings are hiring Paul Guenther as senior defensive assistant

After seven seasons apart, Mike Zimmer is reuniting with one of his former assistant coaches. NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport and Tom Pelissero report the Vikings are hiring Paul Guenther as a senior defensive assistant. Guenther was most recently the Raiders’ defensive coordinator, but coached […]

Vikings ST coach Ryan Ficken “very optimistic” about Dan Bailey

Vikings ST coach Ryan Ficken “very optimistic” about Dan Bailey

The Vikings are signing kicker Greg Joseph to their roster and some have wondered what that means for Dan Bailey‘s future in Minnesota. Bailey missed seven field goals and six extra points during the 2020 season and $1.8 million of his 2021 salary will […]

Keenan McCardell: Adam Thielen, Justin Jefferson like me and Jimmy Smith

Keenan McCardell: Adam Thielen, Justin Jefferson like me and Jimmy Smith

The Vikings hired longtime NFL wide receiver Keenan McCardell to coach their wide receivers and he feels a special connection to the top two players in the team’s position group. First-round pick Justin Jefferson had a spectacular rookie season and Adam Thielen caught […]

Justin Herbert: Just being in the conversation with Justin Jefferson was an honor

Justin Herbert: Just being in the conversation with Justin Jefferson was an honor

Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert won AP Offensive Rookie of the Year by an overwhelming margin, receiving 41 of the 50 votes. Vikings wide receiver Justin Jefferson got the remaining nine. Reasonable arguments could be made for both players for the honor, […]