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Vikings to reunite with linebacker Jasper Brinkley on a one-year deal

By akrammer@1500espn.com

The Minnesota Vikings will reunite with linebacker Jasper Brinkley, who will be headed back to Minnesota on a one-year deal after spending 2013 with the Arizona Cardinals, 1500ESPN.com contributor Darren Wolfson confirmed.

Brinkley, 29 in July, appeared in eight games as a linebacker for the Cardinals last season and saw just […]

Report: Vikings will interview Todd Bowles Monday

By Josh Alper

The last two Arizona Cardinals defenses will be well-represented in Minnesota this week. We learned late last week that Ray Horton, who coordinated the 2012 edition of the defense before moving onto Cleveland in 2013, will interview for the Vikings about their head coaching vacancy on Tuesday. Now comes word, via […]

Jared Allen left smiling after Browns trade Trent Richardson

By akrammer@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings defensive end Jared Allen was really the only player to show excitement about their next opponent, the Cleveland Browns, dealing away their biggest offensive playmaker this week.

The Browns dealt running back Trent Richardson to the Indianapolis Colts on Wednesday for a first-round pick in 2014 after […]

Vikings call film-room audible with Hoyer

Brian Hoyer (Ron Schwane/USA TODAY) By Tim Yotter VikingUpdate.com Posted Sep 18, 2013 Share on twitter Share on facebook | More Sharing ServicesMore The Vikings were preparing to face Jason Campbell when the Browns announced on Wednesday that Brian Hoyer will start Sunday in Minnesota. The Minnesota Vikings spent Monday and Tuesday preparing for […]

Browns' early QB switch allows Vikings to change gears, prep for Hoyer

By akrammer@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Cleveland Browns could’ve masqueraded behind backup quarterback Jason Campbell as their starter all week, but instead opted to announce Wednesday that they’ll start third-string quarterback Brian Hoyer on Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings.

Hoyer, a Cleveland native, has played for the New England Patriots, Pittsburgh Steelers, Arizona Cardinals […]

Making the Leap: Top 10 for Week 2

By Wesseling, Chris

Around the League Writer

Welcome to Around The League‘s latest weekly feature. This series is an extension of the offseason’s Top 40 “Making the Leap” candidates, with a nod to Baseball America’s “Prospect Hot Sheet.”

One of the most enjoyable aspects of following the NFL is watching young talents develop, injecting a […]

Frazier would 'welcome the opportunity' to have Winfield back

by Andrew Krammer 1500ESPN.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier expressed his admiration and respect for former Vikings cornerback Antoine Winfield, a player who he coached for two seasons and announced his retirement on Sunday.

But that’s not where it ends — the Vikings are anything but deep at cornerback and Frazier […]

Preseason Awards: NFL's most impressive rookies

By Chris Wesseling Around the League Writer

The “NFL Total Access” crew handed out their 2013 Preseason Awards on Wednesday night, with LaDainian Tomlinson and Willie McGinest singling out Arizona Cardinals defensive back Tyrann Mathieu and St. Louis Rams linebacker Alec Ogletree as two rookie standouts.

In debating the merits of the NFL’s preseason, […]

Landing a second chance in the NFL, Brandon Keith hopes to stick

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Brandon Keith has always leaned on his athleticism to succeed on the football field. He’s 6-foot-5, with a 325-pound frame, relatively quick feet and giant hands.

But sometimes that’s not enough. Keith, who joined the Minnesota Vikings in May after being unemployed in the NFL in 2012, received a wake-up call […]

Notebook: MRI on Sharrif Floyd's knee shows

MANKATO, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd said after Sunday’s practice that an MRI on his left knee showed there was “nothing wrong,” adding, “it went well.”

Vikings coach Leslie Frazieir said earlier Sunday that Floyd would have the MRI after the first-round pick was cut from behind on a block in Friday’s […]