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Report: Vikings agree to terms with former Saints DT Tom Johnson

By dwetmore@1500espn.com

The Vikings have added another piece to their defensive line, according to the USA Today.

Johnson played 40 games for the Saints from 2011-13 and registered 55 combined tackles and 5 sacks.

Johnson, 29, represents a depth move for the Vikings.

His deal is pending a physical, according to […]

Vikings officially announced two signings, DT Joseph will wear No. 98

By dwetmore@1500espn.com

The Vikings on Wednesday officially announced two signings.

Defensive tackle Fred Evans likely will be a rotational player on the defensive line. Meanwhile, guard offensive lineman Charlie Johnson may start again at left guard. Johnson is back on a two-year deal, while

The …

Source: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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Notebook: Vikings' D-line breaks through, doubles sack total in win

By akrammer@1500espn.com

The Minnesota Vikings defensive line’s breakout game couldn’t have come at a better time as their depleted secondary allowed 383 passing yards in Sunday’s 34-27 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers in London.

Defensive end Jared Allen had his first monster game of the season after not registering a stat in a loss to […]

Kevin Williams Set To Pass Alan Page In Vikings Record Book On Sunday

Photo – Nick Laham (Getty Images)

By: Aj Mansour | KFAN.com @AjKFAN

Minneapolis, MN – Eleven years ago, Kevin Williams played his first NFL snap against the San Francisco 49ers. 317 tackles, 56.5 sacks, 5 interceptions and 158 starts later Kevin Williams stands to set a Minnesota Vikings record this Sunday against Cleveland […]

Kevin Williams Set To Pass Alan Page In Vikings Record Book On Sunday

Photo – Nick Laham (Getty Images)

By: Aj Mansour | KFAN.com @AjKFAN

Minneapolis, MN – Eleven years ago, Kevin Williams played his first NFL snap against the San Francisco 49ers. 317 tackles, 56.5 sacks, 5 interceptions and 158 starts later Kevin Williams stands to set a Minnesota Vikings record this Sunday against Cleveland […]

Matt Kalil slumping at inopportune time against Peppers, Bears

By akrammer@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings’ offensive line allowed a season-high 15 quarterback pressures in their first meeting against the Chicago Bears in Week 12 last season.

Left tackle Matt Kalil, then a rookie, allowed Bear’s veteran defensive end Julius Peppers to get to quarterback Christian Ponder six of those times. And […]

Seven inactives for Vikings, Guion to start for Williams

By akrammer@1500espn.com

The Minnesota Vikings announced seven inactives for Sunday’s regular season opener at the Detroit Lions.

Quarterback McLeod Bethel-Thompson, safety Mistral Raymond, rookie linebackers Gerald Hoges and Michael Mauti, guard Jeff Baca, defensive end George Johnson and defensive tackle Kevin Williams will not suit up.

The most notable of the inactives is safety Mistral […]

Vikes D-Line Checkup: Is Williams & Floyd Ready To Go?

By smkitzman

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Question No. 1 for week one — will Kevin Williams play for the Vikings?

If he doesn’t, is first round pick Sharrif Floyd ready?

“For us, it’s more about this first game and concentrating on getting this win on the road – this is so important,” Leslie Frazier […]

Vikings moving on without defensive tackle Christian Ballard

by Andrew Krammer 1500ESPN.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Christian Ballard hasn’t been on a field with the team since the preseason opener against the Houston Texans on Aug. 9.

Placed on the active/left-squad list a week later, Ballard hasn’t been seen around the Vikings practice facilities since. Coach Leslie Frazier said […]

Midweek Notebook: Vikings Vs Lions (Calvin Johnson, Kevin Williams, Reggie Bush, Antoine Winfield, Christian Ballard And More)

Photo – Aj Mansour (KFAN)

By: Aj Mansour | KFAN.com @AjKFAN

Minneapolis, MN – Week one is upon us and the Minnesota Vikings are continuing their preparation for Sunday’s game against the Detroit Lions at Winter Park. The first Wednesday of the regular season marks the first Leslie Frazier/Christian Ponder pregame press […]