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Brinkley, Munnerlyn reunite with a ‘very different’ coaching staff


EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – After linebacker Jasper Brinkley took his initial visit to return to Minnesota this offseason, his former college roommate at South Carolina was getting ready to take his own trip to Winter Park.

Brinkley, who played in Minnesota from 2009-2012, reunited with cornerback Captain Munnerlyn as two […]

Larry Dean avoids restricted free agency, re-signs with Vikings

By Josh Alper

The Vikings signed Jasper Brinkley on Sunday and will meet with Jameel McClain on Monday, the same day that they locked up a member of their linebacking corps. The team announced that they have re-signed linebacker Larry Dean. Dean was eligible for restricted free agency, but re-signing now means that he […]

Vikings still expected to meet with Jameel McClain on Monday

By Josh Alper

The Vikings signed Jasper Brinkley on Sunday, but that doesn’t appear to have put an end to their search for linebacking help. Adam Caplan of ESPN reported last week that Jameel McClain, who was released by the Ravens last month, would visit with the Vikings on Monday. Darren Wolfson of […]

Ex-Ravens linebacker Jameel McClain to visit with Vikings on Monday


The Minnesota Vikings plan to reunite with linebacker Jasper Brinkley and will bring in another linebacker for a visit on Monday, per contributor Darren Wolfson.

Ex-Baltimore Ravens linebacker Jameel McClain …

Source: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

AP Sources: Vikings Agree With Griffen, Brinkley

By Cole Premo

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have taken another one of their priority free agents off the market before it opens, agreeing to terms on a five-year contract with defensive end Everson Griffen that features $20 million guaranteed and a maximum value of $42.5 million.

A person with direct knowledge of […]

Report: Minnesota Vikings sign LB Jasper Brinkley

By Patra, Kevin Linebacker Jasper Brinkley reportedly is returning to Minnesota on a one-year contract. Brinkley spent last season with the Cardinals after four with the Vikings. He was cut by Arizona last week.

Source: National Football League

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


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, contributor Darren Wolfson confirmed.

Brinkley, 29 in July, appeared in eight games as a linebacker for the Cardinals last season and saw just 210 […]

Jasper Brinkley reportedly returning to Minnesota

By Josh Alper

All 32 teams can talk to agents for impending free agents around the league, but they can only sign contracts with players who were already on their rosters or those released around the league. The Vikings have reportedly done both on Sunday. On the heels of word that defensive end Everson […]

Jasper Brinkley reportedly visited with Vikings before Bills

By Josh Alper

Linebacker Jasper Brinkley spent four years with the Vikings before jumping to the Cardinals last year and he could be heading back where he started after getting released by the Cardinals last week. A.J. Mansour of KFAN reports that Brinkley visited with the Vikings earlier this week. Brinkley is a limited […]

Pregame: New faces mix with old rivalries in Vikings-Lions


Two NFL greats have been mainstays of Minnesota Vikings-Detroit Lions football since 2007, but in the 13th meeting between running back Adrian Peterson and receiver Calvin Johnson — it’s the new faces that have coaches, fans and media buzzing.

Prior to kickoff, the win count stands at Adrian Peterson: 8, Calvin Johnson: 4.