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Vikings release Greg Childs, Letroy Guion

By Josh Alper

Wide receiver Greg Childs has continued working to return to the field after tearing both of his patellar tendons in both of his knees in August of 2012, but if he makes it back it will be with someone other than the Vikings. The Vikings announced Thursday that they have […]

Injury report: Ponder ruled out, Greg Childs progressing at practice

By akrammer@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder has officially been ruled out for Sunday’s game as he has not been cleared to practice since suffering a concussion in Sunday’s win against the Chicago Bears, per coach Leslie Frazier.

Quick turnarounds have been made from concussions by Vikings players this […]

Notebook: Cordarrelle Patterson says patience comes naturally

By akrammer@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Jarius Wright knows a little about what Minnesota Vikings rookie receiver Cordarrelle Patterson is going through.

Maybe not to the extreme of a first-round pick, but Wright’s rookie role last season was that of a bench warmer, until receiver Percy Harvin was injured and he stepped in.

“It’s way […]

P.J.R.: Spielman's genius as Vikings' GM expands and critics cower

Rick Spielman’s stature with Vikings fans has reached new heights with what has happened since the start of NFL training camps. The few of us in the local media who criticized the decision to trade Percy Harvin were forced to cower, when “Purr-see” came down with a hip injury that required surgery and could cost […]

Vikings Finalize 53-Man Roster Before Opener

By Jeff Wald

 

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Minnesota Vikings finalized their 53-man roster over the weekend as their regular season opener is now less than a week away.

The Vikings open the regular season this Sunday at the Detroit Lions in a pivotal NFC North division match-up. It means some players realized their NFL […]

Vikings make final cuts, announce 53-man roster

The Vikings made the final preparation for the regular season Saturday, when the team announced it trimmed its roster to 53 players.

We’ll list the players cut first, followed by the current 53-man roster.

Players waived (19):

TE Colin Anderson, RB Joe Banyard, S Brandan Bishop, OL Travis Bond, CB Brandon Burton, WR Stephen Burton, […]

Prediction for Vikings' 53-man roster

by Andrew Krammer 1500ESPN.com

The Minnesota Vikings preseason came to a close Thursday night with 29 contributors on the sideline as their replacements beat the Tennessee Titans 24-23.

Coaches and team officials have until Saturday at 5 p.m. CT to trim the roster down to 53.

“It is without question, one of the toughest parts […]

Vikings shift Greg Childs to regular season PUP list

Posted by Josh Alper on August 27, 2013, 9:43 AM EDT

AP

Vikings wide receiver Greg Childs said this spring that he wanted to be the kind of guy that made a return from torn patellar tendons in both knees at the same time believable, but his fantasy isn’t ready to become reality just […]

Vikings place Greg Childs on reserve/physically unable to perform list

The Minnesota Vikings made another roster move Tuesday morning, placing wide receiver Greg Childs on the reserve/physically unable to perform list.

The decision means Childs is out until at least Week 6, but will be eligible to be brought off the PUP list after that.

Childs, who is recovering from two torn patellar tendons, spent […]

Vikings trim 13 players off roster

by Andrew Krammer 1500ESPN.com

The Minnesota Vikings announced the release of 13 players on Monday, the most notable being defensive end Lawrence Jackson.

The cuts on offense:

QB James Vandenberg WR Chris Summers WR LaMark Brown WR Erik Highsmith RB Bradley Randle RB Jerodis Williams G Tyler Holmes C Camden Wentz

Defense:

DE Lawrence Jackson […]