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Vikings’ Barr throws out first pitch, faces McKinnon in HR derby

By dwetmore@1500espn.com

MINNEAPOLIS — Linebacker Anthony Barr and running back Jerick McKinnon wrapped up Vikings minicamp this week. They now have roughly five weeks off before training begins in Mankato.

Despite the time off, the two professional athletes can’t help but be competitive.

Barr was invited to throw out the ceremonial first […]

Notebook: Barr hits the ‘learning curve’ head on before training camp

By akrammer@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – Anthony Barr shuffled his feet to the right and placed his hand on the ground. To his left, Brian Robison stood up, slid right and hovered above the center before the ball was snapped.

As the Minnesota Vikings install various sub packages to Mike Zimmer’s defense, first-round […]

LB Barr, other rookies back in action after NFL rule postponed arrival

By dwetmore@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – Two of the Vikings draft selection that offer promise – Anthony Barr and Scott Crichton – are getting a late start to the offseason preparation with their new team. A third, David Yankey, started just last week.

That’s because …

Source: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

Vikings Sign Top Draft Choice Anthony Barr

By Jeff Wald

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Minnesota Vikings announced Wednesday they’ve agreed to terms with their top overall choice from this year’s NFL Draft.

Linebacker Anthony Barr out of UCLA signed his rookie contract with the Vikings. He was taken with the No. 9 overall selection after the Vikings traded their No. 8 […]

Vikings sign first-round pick Anthony Barr

By Josh Alper

The Vikings had two first-round picks earlier this month, but only one of them remains unsigned. Multiple reports indicate the Vikings have agreed to terms with ninth-overall pick Anthony Barr. Barr, like all first-round picks, will be signed for four years with a Vikings option for the fifth year. If that […]

Anthony Barr, Vikings agree on rookie contract

By Wesseling, Chris The first of the Minnesota Vikings’ two first-rounders now is under contract, as Anthony Barr agreed to a four-year deal Tuesday. What kind of impact can we expect from the dynamic linebacker?

Source: National Football League

Mike Zimmer getting to work with Vikings rookies at first mini-camp

By apnews@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – Of all the things coaching lifer Mike Zimmer loves about the job, rolling up his sleeves and teaching young players the game might rank right near the top.

The new Minnesota Vikings coach had ample opportunity Friday to do just that when he convened his first rookie […]

Zimmer Gets His Hands On Vikings Rookies

By Jonathon Sharp

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Of all the things coaching lifer Mike Zimmer loves about the job, rolling up his sleeves and teaching young players the game might rank right near the top.

The new Minnesota Vikings coach had ample opportunity Friday to do just that when he convened his first […]

After rookie minicamp, NFL rule forces Anthony Barr back to school

By akrammer@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – Anthony Barr has three days to learn as much as he can before Minnesota’s top draft pick goes back to school.

Barr, the No. 9 overall pick, joined the Vikings’ nine other draft picks and a handful of practice squad players, tryout guys and 16 undrafted free […]

Sports Over Beers gets in-depth on Teddy Bridgewater and Anthony Barr

By dwetmore@1500espn.com

Looking forward to Vikings season? Wondering how the recently drafted players like Teddy Bridgewater and Anthony Barr might fit in with the Vikings?

The Sports Over Beers podcast went in-depth with Master Tesfatsion of the Star Tribune to talk all things Teddy, Vikings, and the NFL Draft. Listen to episode 16, here.

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