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‘Different From Player To Player’: Frazier On Dealing With Vikings In Trouble

By Jonathon Sharp

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – For the second time this month another member of the Minnesota Vikings is in trouble with the law.

This time the player, cornerback A.J. Jefferson was released from the team.

Police say Jefferson was arrested Monday morning after officers were called to his Eden Prairie […]

Jefferson release adds to secondary woes on Vikings’ already thin unit


EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – Minnesota Vikings cornerback A.J. Jefferson has had the team’s only interception since the Sept. 29 win in London.

After Jefferson was released Monday morning following an arrest for probable cause domestic assault, the Vikings are scrambling to find depth in their already thin secondary.

“We’re […]

Vikings release A.J. Jefferson after Monday morning arrest

By Josh Alper

It has been less than 24 hours since the Vikings’ tie with the Packers came to an end, but cornerback A.J. Jefferson has been pretty busy. A Hennepin County Jail spokesperson confirmed with Tom Pelissero of USA Today that Jefferson is in jail after being arrested on Monday morning on probable […]

A.J. Jefferson cut by Minnesota Vikings after arrest

By Rosenthal, Gregg The Minnesota Vikings released cornerback A.J. Jefferson on Monday morning, just hours after Jefferson was arrested for domestic assault.

Source: National Football League

Vikings release cornerback A.J. Jefferson after early Monday arrerst


The Vikings announced Monday they have released cornerback A.J. Jefferson, who appeared on the Hennepin County Jail roster, held on probable cause for domestic assault.

A source first pointed out the news to contributor Darren Wolfson. The roster has him booked at 6:57 a.m.

Source tells me …


Raymond, Hodges debut as injuries highlight Vikings inactives


Minnesota Vikings safety Mistral Raymond and rookie linebacker Gerald Hodges will make their season debuts as the team will be without three starters when they kickoff against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday at noon.

Cornerback Chris Cook (groin), safety Jamarca Sanford (hamstring) and quarterback Christian Ponder (ribs) are inactive for the first time […]

Pregame: Injuries, backups play key roles in Vikings-Steelers


If last week’s situation against the Cleveland Browns, in which the Minnesota Vikings faced a third-string quarterback, wasn’t enough to get a win — a matchup against the winless Pittsburgh Steelers could do the trick.

The Vikings (0-3) and Steelers (0-3) kickoff at dinner time in London, noon CT, on Sunday and, once […]

Chris Cook, Jamarca Sanford out for Vikings

By Josh Alper

The news that Christian Ponder won’t be in the lineup against the Steelers on Sunday was the biggest development in Vikings camp on Friday morning, but he won’t be the only player sidelined for the game because of injury.

Multiple reporters covering the Vikings in London report that cornerback Chris Cook and […]

Vikings injury report: Ponder, Cook, Sanford and Ellison out on Sun.


The Minnesota Vikings (0-3) will be without three starters when they kickoff against the Pittsburgh Steelers (0-3) on Sunday in London.

Quarterback Christian Ponder (ribs), cornerback Chris Cook (groin), safety Jamarca Sanford (hamstring) and tight end/fullback Rhett Ellison (knee) did not practice on Friday and have been ruled out.

Ponder played the entire […]

Christian Ponder, Adrian Peterson and Chris Cook practice updates


Adrian Peterson was a limited participant in practice Thursday in London, according to the Vikings injury report. But fret not, Vikings fans, because under the injury reason, the team simply lists “coach’s decision.”

Peterson was not on the injury report Wednesday and is on track to start Sunday.

More concerning for the Vikings: […]