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Vikings Still Value Greenway Even If End Is Near

By sdswanson

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Chad Greenway did his best Superman impression this week.

For his next feat, Greenway could further endear himself to new Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer by figuring out how to clone himself.

“If we had 90 of those kinds of guys we would really be good,” […]

Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway rescues pair from disabled boat

By Curtis Crabtree

Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway may want to look into a post-football career working for the Coast Guard. According to KARE 11-TV in Minnesota, Greenway helped rescue a couple from their boat, which had become uncontrollable on Lake Minnetonka on Monday afternoon. Crystal and Edward Alexis were out on the […]

Chad Greenway embraces a new role as he ‘starts all over again’

By akrammer@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Chad Greenway has entered his first NFL offseason without Leslie Frazier.

Greenway, the Vikings’ most experienced linebacker by three seasons, has embraced a systematic change in the team’s defense under new head coach Mike Zimmer while learning the nuances and responsibilities of his new role as the […]

Draft week preview: Linebackers

By akrammer@1500espn.com

The Minnesota Vikings defense needs help.

That help should start in the front seven for this year’s NFL Draft. The Vikings are in need of another defensive tackle, but should also look to bolster an inexperienced linebacker group, while planning for the future as 31-year-old Chad Greenway plays out the last […]

Report: Vikings restructure Chad Greenway, save $1M against the cap

By akrammer@1500espn.com

The Minnesota Vikings have restructured linebacker Chad Greenway’s contract for 2014, which included a $1 million salary reduction and guaranteed the remaining $5.5 million in base salary, per OverTheCap.com.

Greenway, 31, has led the Vikings in tackles in each season from 2008-2013, including a team-high 134 combined tackles (83 solo) last season, […]

Greenway fractured wrist a month ago, leads to early exit vs. Bears

By akrammer@1500espn.com

MINNEAPOLIS — Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway revealed after the 23-20 win over the Chicago Bears on Sunday that he’s been playing with a fractured wrist since their Oct. 27 loss against the Green Bay Packers.

Greenway led the team with 10 tackles, three for a loss and was forced out […]

Greenway joins list of players who question Thursday games

By Mike Florio

The NFL remains committed to playing games on Thursday nights. Some players like it, some players don’t. Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway, whose team hosts Washington on Thursday night, doesn’t. “I think you’re taking away from what you’re saying a little bit as far as player safety goes,” Greenway said, via Chris […]

Halftime: Defensive setbacks have Vikings trailing 14-3 to Panthers

MINNEAPOLIS – The Minnesota Vikings defense was supposed to be at full strength on Sunday when facing the Carolina Panthers, but returning members Chris Cook and Jamarca Sanford both had mishaps in the game’s first few plays.

After linebacker Chad Greenway sacked Panthers quarterback Cam Newton to force a three-and-out, Cook was called for a […]

Minnesota Vikings Have Bigger Issues Than a Quarterback Controversy

By Arif Hasan (Featured Columnist) Michael Steele/Getty Images

The Minnesota Vikings have clearly returned to the floor of the league after an exciting run last year, and after four games haven’t looked too impressive. Like many teams at the bottom of the NFL, they are mired in a quarterback controversy, in what is becoming […]

Defensive sets and film observations: Week 4 vs. Steelers

By akrammer@1500espn.com

Welcome to another installment of ‘Defensive sets and film observations,’ this one brought to you for the Minnesota Vikings-Pittsburgh Steelers.

Every Wednesday after a game, we’ll take a look at what the Vikings defense looked like, bring you five key takeaways from film study and hand out a proverbial game ball and name […]