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Report: Chris Cook to visit 49ers

By Curtis Crabtree After the release of Carlos Rogers earlier this week, the San Francisco 49ers are continuing to explore options at the cornerback position. According to Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee, the 49ers will host former Minnesota Vikings cornerback Chris Cook for a visit on Thursday. San Francisco released Rogers on Monday […]

49ers claim McLeod Bethel-Thompson, waive John Skelton

By Josh Alper

The 49ers are spinning the backup quarterback carousel again,

Last week, the 49ers signed quarterback John Skelton and waived rookie B.J. Daniels in a shuffle of third-string quarterbacks behind Colin Kaepernick and Colt McCoy. This week, it’s Skelton that’s out.

The NFL’s daily transaction release brought news that San Francisco claimed […]

Officials incorrectly enforce new red flag rule against Vikings

By Mike Florio

Two weeks ago, referee Bill Leavy’s crew committed multiple errors in the determination and enforcement of penalties after 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was mugged out of bounds by Packers linebacker Clay Matthews.

Today, Leavy and company made an another mistake that Leavy was forced to acknowledge after the game.

It happened in […]

Kevin Williams back at practice, on track to play Sunday

Posted by Josh Alper

AP

The Vikings defense didn’t do much to slow down the Lions offense in Week One and one reason why they might have struggled was the absence of defensive tackle Kevin Williams, who missed the game with a knee injury he suffered on a low block by 49ers guard Joe […]

Vikings Blog: Williams Ruled Out

By smkitzman

(credit: CBS)

By Craig Schroepfer

On Sunday, the Minnesota Vikings kickoff the 2013 NFL season in Detroit against the Lions. On Friday we learned that the Vikings would be without one of their top players for the season opener.

Defensive tackle Kevin Williams has been ruled out for this Sunday’s game against Detroit […]

Vikings announce Kevin Williams out this week

Posted by Darin Gantt on September 6, 2013, 1:56 PM EDT

AP

A dirty hit in the second half of a meaningless preseason game will cost Kevin Williams at least one week.

Vikings coach Leslie Frazier told reporters after practice that Williams would not be able to play Sunday against the Lions.

Williams was […]

Kevin Williams misses second straight day of practice

By Josh Alper

Posted by Josh Alper on September 5, 2013, 5:24 PM EDT

AP

Rookie defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd didn’t get much work in the preseason because of a knee injury, but he may be starting for the Vikings in his regular season debut.

Kevin Williams missed practice for the second straight day […]

Joe Webb survives cuts, makes team as a receiver

Joe Webb’s transition from quarterback to receiver took a giant leap on Saturday, when he made the Minnesota Vikings 53-man roster as their fifth receiver.

In May, Webb wasn’t entirely sure what position he would play. After starting at quarterback in the Vikings’ playoff loss at Green Bay in January to limited success, Webb knew […]

Winter Park Rewind: August 26 - 27

Vikings PR

vikings.com looks back on the (short) week what was at Winter Park via the “Winter Park Rewind.”

August 26

Coming on the heels of Sunday’s loss to the 49ers, Monday was a very busy day at Winter Park. The day started of with Mike Wobschall’s Monday Morning Mailbag which you can read […]

Jared Allen sounds off on Looney’s low hit

Posted by Mike Florio on August 27, 2013, 6:36 PM EDT

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For the record, I’m a huge Jared Allen fan. He’s genuinely funny, he’s a great player, he’s good for the league, he does a lot of good in the community, and he’s moved on from some off-field issues early in his […]