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Vikings sign Josh Cooper

By Josh Alper

The Vikings waived Lestar Jean on Thursday and replaced him with another wideout on Friday. The agent for wide receiver Josh Cooper announced on Twitter that his client has agreed to terms on a deal with Minnesota. Cooper was let go by the Browns last month. Cooper made the Browns […]

Antone Exum is eighth Vikings draft pick to sign

By Josh Alper

The Vikings signed both of their first-round picks on Tuesday, leaving them with just a few players selected later in the draft to sign in order to put the finishing touches on their draft class. Sixth-round cornerback Antone Exum signed his four-year deal on Wednesday, knocking the number of unsigned picks […]

Vikings sign first-round pick Anthony Barr

By Josh Alper

The Vikings had two first-round picks earlier this month, but only one of them remains unsigned. Multiple reports indicate the Vikings have agreed to terms with ninth-overall pick Anthony Barr. Barr, like all first-round picks, will be signed for four years with a Vikings option for the fifth year. If that […]

Vikings checked out Teddy Bridgewater’s heartbeat before picking him

By Josh Alper

The Vikings traded back into the first round on Thursday night so they could select quarterback Teddy Bridgewater with the 32nd overall pick, a move that only came after they did some work to eliminate concerns about the third quarterback to come off the board. One of those concerns was Bridgewater’s […]

Jimmy Garoppolo working out for Vikings on Friday

By Josh Alper

The Vikings are expected to come away from the draft with a new quarterback and they’ll be taking a look at a candidate for the job on Friday. Adam Schefter of reports that the team is taking in a private workout by Eastern Illinois quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo. The Vikings, like […]

Henry Melton expected to visit Vikings on Thursday

By Josh Alper

The Vikings signed defensive tackle Linval Joseph on Tuesday and they drafted defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd in the first round last year, but they are still thinking about adding to their options at the position. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports that Henry Melton is scheduled for a visit with the […]

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 […]

Report: Everson Griffen re-signs with Vikings

By Josh Alper

The Vikings have gotten 17.5 sacks in a situational role from defensive end Everson Griffen over the last three years and it appears he’ll be back in Minnesota to give them more in 2014. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports that Griffen is re-signing with the Vikings on what he calls […]

Vikings announce 2014 staff, including Mike Priefer

By Josh Alper

The Vikings have been working on rounding out their 2014 coaching staff since hiring head coach Mike Zimmer last month and they’ve drawn the process to a close on Thursday. Minnesota announced the 17 assistants that will be working under Zimmer. The group includes holdovers from the old staff, familiar faces […]