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Reminder to join us for the Jets game today and our meet and greet with Erasmus James

Because today is special, I am sending out this extra reminder to attend the game with us today. Would like as many people as possible to show up and greet “The Eraser”!

On a sad note, just got word that Jerick McKinnon’s back injury that kept him out of practice the past couple of […]

Vikings’ Barr throws out first pitch, faces McKinnon in HR derby

By dwetmore@1500espn.com

MINNEAPOLIS — Linebacker Anthony Barr and running back Jerick McKinnon wrapped up Vikings minicamp this week. They now have roughly five weeks off before training begins in Mankato.

Despite the time off, the two professional athletes can’t help but be competitive.

Barr was invited to throw out the ceremonial first pitch […]

Jerick ‘Jet’ McKinnon’s speed may add a dimension to Vikings offense

By apnews@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) – Jerick McKinnon was the last of Minnesota’s 10 draft picks to sign his rookie contract.

That’s about the only race he wouldn’t win.

The Vikings selected McKinnon in the third round out of Georgia Southern, using a pick acquired from Seattle in the Percy Harvin trade the […]

Vikings Hope Speedy Rookie Also A Quick Study

By Jeff Wald

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Jerick McKinnon was the last of Minnesota’s 10 draft picks to sign his rookie contract.

That’s about the only race he wouldn’t win.

The Vikings took McKinnon in the third round out of Georgia Southern for his versatility, his vision and of course his speed. McKinnon […]

Vikings’ New Running Back Takes Tips From Adrian Peterson

By Katie Fraser

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Minnesota Vikings fans know that Adrian Peterson is number one, but not that Toby Gerhart is gone – who is second in line to carry the ball?

His name is Jerick McKinnon, and he’s still making a transition to full time running back.

In college he did a […]

Vikings sign RB McKinnon, now have deals with all 10 draftees

By dwetmore@1500espn.com

The Vikings on Tuesday completed signing their draft class when the team announced the signing of running back Jerick McKinnon.

McKinnon, out of Georgia Southern, was the fourth player the Vikings selected and their second pick in the third round of this year’s draft (No. 96 overall).

Some have compared McKinnon […]

Only one Vikings draft pick — Jerick McKinnon — remains unsigned

By dwetmore@1500espn.com

The Vikings officially announced signing rookie Scott Crichton to a contract Thursday, one day after Chrichton himself tweeted the news.

It’s all done. Ready for this next chapter in my life. #VIKINGSBABY! pic.twitter.com/6sWjenntq5

— Scott Crichton (@Crichton253) May 21, 2014

Source: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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Vikings take RB Jerick McKinnon with the No. 96 pick

By akrammer@1500espn.com

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings may have their backup for Adrian Peterson.

The Vikings took running back Jerick McKinnon with the No. 96 overall pick in the third round of the NFL Draft on Friday.

McKinnon ran a 4.41 40-yard dash, had a 40.5-inch vertical leap and put […]