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Greg Jennings hands No. 1 receiver baton to Cordarrelle Patterson

By Michael David Smith

Last year Greg Jennings led the Vikings with 68 catches and 804 receiving yards. This year, if all goes according to plan, it will be Cordarrelle Patterson who serves as the team’s top receiver. And Jennings welcomes that. Jennings told that after talking with head coach Mike Zimmer […]

Greg Jennings: Cordarrelle Patterson to be showcased

By Patra, Kevin The Minnesota Vikings are expecting a lot from Cordarrelle Patterson in his sophomore season. After talking with Norv Turner, Greg Jennings chatted with the young wide receiver to make sure he knew the score.

Source: National Football League

Greg Jennings: My “head is spinning” learning Norv Turner’s offense

By Josh Alper

Former Vikings offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave’s scheme was often criticized for being overly simplistic, but that doesn’t look like it will be a problem this year. The Vikings are holding their first minicamp with new offensive coordinator Norv Turner and the differences are becoming clear to the players already. Wide receiver […]

Greg Jennings: Norv Turner’s offense tough to grasp

By Patra, Kevin Greg Jennings is just beginning to delve into Norv Turner’s offense. The new Minnesota Vikings’ offense significantly is more complex than what the team ran last season, the wide receiver said Wednesday.

Source: National Football League

Cassel Has Helped Jennings, Vikings Find Rhythm

By Sara Boyd

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Greg Jennings wanted to make sure he knew what he was getting into before he joined the Minnesota Vikings, so he sat down and studied film of Christian Ponder.

Jennings liked the trailer enough to sign up for the entire movie. The ending of this season […]

Greg Jennings doesn’t hide his feelings for Matt Cassel

By Darin Gantt

Greg Jennings has played with some pretty good quarterbacks in Green Bay. And of the three he’s played with in a short time with the Vikings, he has a clear preference. Jennings caught 11 Matt Cassel passes for 163 yards and a touchdown yesterday, and said afterward he hopes Cassel is […]

Greg Jennings sets career-high as wide receivers break out with Cassel


MINNEAPOLIS – Greg Jennings had a career day Sunday.

Jennings, 30, played for years with Brett Favre and Aaron Rodgers. Sunday, he set a career-high by catching 11 passes from the Vikings’ stated backup quarterback Matt Cassel.

His 163 yards bested Cris Carter’s old franchise record for most receiving yards against the […]

Halftime: Jennings gains 114 yards, Vikings hold 17-9 lead on Eagles


MINNEAPOLIS – Without running backs Adrian Peterson and Toby Gerhart, the Minnesota Vikings had to flex their muscle in the passing game with Matt Cassel under center and third-string running back Matt Asiata shouldering the carries.

The Vikings hold a 17-9 lead over the Philadelphia Eagles at halftime.

Cassel got […]

Adrian Peterson Active For Vikings Against Packers

By Sara Boyd

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Running back Adrian Peterson and receiver Greg Jennings are active for the Minnesota Vikings against the Packers.

Peterson (groin) was held out of practice two days this week and was listed as questionable for Sunday’s game, as was Jennings, who was nursing a sore Achilles tendon. […]

Adrian Peterson, Greg Jennings active for Vikings

By Mike Wilkening

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson (groin) is active for Sunday’s game at Green Bay. Peterson went through a limited practice on Friday after missing Wednesday and Thursday. Peterson, 28, has rushed for 851 yards and nine TDs this season for Minnesota. The seventh-year pro from Oklahoma needs 300 yards to reach […]