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What we can learn from Pro Football Focus’s Vikings preseason stats

By Matthew Coller

The Minnesota Vikings walked away from their first preseason game with an impressive victory over the Denver Broncos. One day later, the football analysis site Pro Football Focus released its grades for the game. Mike Zimmer took notice of rookie Jalyn Holmes’ impressive marks.

“Jalyn did some good things,” Zimmer […]

The latest on every Vikings position battle

By Matthew Coller

With one preseason game in the books and joint practices with the Jacksonville Jaguars on the way, here is where each training camp battle stands…

Running back

Through the first few weeks of camp, Mike Boone appeared to be in the lead for the third running back position behind Dalvin […]

Vikings Put Nick Easton On IR, Add Kaleb Johnson

By Vikings – WCCO | CBS Minnesota

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have placed guard Nick Easton on injured reserve with a neck injury that required surgery and has likely ended his season.

The Vikings made the move Monday, filling Easton’s roster spot by signing guard Kaleb Johnson.

Easton, who started 12 […]

Vikings place Nick Easton on injured reserve, sign Kaleb Johnson

By Charean Williams The Vikings moved offensive guard Nick Easton to injured reserve Monday, opening a roster spot for Kaleb Johnson. Easton will miss the season with a neck injury that required surgery last week. Johnson adds much-needed depth at the position, with guard Mike Remmers also having missed time with an ankle injury. The […]

Purple FTW! Podcast: Vikings-Broncos Recap – Tapped The Rockies (ep. 597)

By Andy Carlson

The Minnesota Fightin’ Vikings made their preseason debut Saturday night at Mile High Stadium. Let’s talk about it!

Today’s Talkers Include • Cousins, Diggs & The 1s Look Sharp • The Offensive Line was ___. • The Roc Thomas • Mike Hughes Debut • Stacy Coley is Back • Danny Isidora […]

Zulgad’s Vikings observations: Sloter impresses, Carlson gets his kicks, Murray ready to go

By Judd Zulgad

Who the heck is Kyle Sloter?

That was the reaction of many last September when the Vikings outbid several teams for the quarterback’s services by agreeing to pay him $20,000 a week to be on their practice squad. That’s a substantial amount for a guy who isn’t going to play, but […]

Cardinals add linebacker Gerald Hodges

By Mike Florio As the Cardinals try to stay relevant in the NFC West, they’ve been adding plenty of veteran defenders. The latest: Linebacker Gerald Hodges. Per a league source, Hodges signed a one-year deal. The former Vikings draft pick, traded to the 49ers during the 2015 season, most recently played for the Saints. The […]

Cousins Perfect As Vikings Top Broncos, 42-28

By Vikings – WCCO | CBS Minnesota

DENVER (AP) — Kirk Cousins was perfect in his cameo, and then kicked back and watched two former Broncos quarterbacks tear apart their old teammates.

Cousins completed all four of his passes in the Vikings’ 42-28 exhibition victory Saturday night, including a 1-yard touchdown strike on a […]

Kirk Cousins, Stefon Diggs get off to a great start

By Mike Florio The Vikings paid free-agent quarterback Kirk Cousins a ton of money in the offseason. More recently, they paid less money (but still a lot) to fourth-year receiver Stefon Diggs. On Saturday night, Cousins and Diggs provided a glimpse regarding what a pair of guys making more than $42 million per year combined […]

Kirk Cousins sharp as advertised in brief Vikings debut

By Shook, Nick Kirk Cousins’ time on Saturday night was short, and boy, was it sweet. The Vikings quarterback was a perfect 4-for-4 for 42 yards and one touchdown in his lone drive against the Broncos.

Source:: National Football League