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Norv Turner: Bridgewater can make every throw

By Josh Alper

Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater didn’t win too many admirers with his pro day workout before this year’s draft and questions raised about his ability to drive the ball deep down the field caused some of his previous admirers to back off their warm feelings about the former Louisville quarterback. The Vikings […]

PFT Live: Vikings talk with Chris Tomasson, PFT Planet calls and tweets

By Josh Alper

When the Vikings start training camp, they will have a big question to answer at quarterback. Many observers feel that Matt Cassel will be the starter when the regular season gets underway, but coach Mike Zimmer says it will be a while before he names anyone as the No. 1 in […]

Mike Zimmer on quarterback decision: It won’t be for a while

By Josh Alper

All signs in Minnesota point toward Matt Cassel as the starting quarterback when the Vikings kick off the 2014 season, but the Vikings aren’t in any hurry to make that an official designation. Coach Mike Zimmer said Tuesday that the competition between Cassel, first-round pick Teddy Bridgewater and Christian Ponder will […]

Report: Vikings contacted Brandon Flowers

By Josh Alper

The suitors for cornerback Brandon Flowers are starting to make themselves known. Shortly after Flowers was released by the Chiefs last Friday, there was word that the Falcons were monitoring Flowers’ situation in Kansas City before he was released and that they are expected to be players for his services if […]

Mike Zimmer: Bridgewater will play if he’s best and we hope he is

By Josh Alper

The Vikings waited until the final pick of the first round to add quarterback Teddy Bridgewater to their roster, but they aren’t going to wait any longer than necessary to install him as the team’s starter. That was the message from coach Mike Zimmer when asked about the team’s plans for […]

Report: Vikings looking for defensive help at No. 8

By Josh Alper

Last month, Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman called the process of sifting through the quarterbacks in this year’s draft “torturous” because each of the top prospects are “a mixed bag” of strengths and weaknesses. For a G.M. who missed on Christian Ponder in the first round just a few years ago, […]

Matt Kalil held out of minicamp, expects to be ready in a few weeks

By Josh Alper

The Vikings had running back Adrian Peterson back on the field at minicamp on Wednesday, but another member of the starting offense is still limited to watching from the sideline at this point in the offseason. Tackle Matt Kalil, who was bothered by shoulder issues last season, was held out of […]

Kyle Rudolph says his foot is totally healed

By Josh Alper

Earlier this month, Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph made an eye-catching comment when he said he puts himself on the same level as Jimmy Graham and Rob Gronkowski when it comes to the best tight ends in the NFL. Rudolph made his argument by highlighting his ability as a blocker, but […]

Teddy Bridgewater visiting with Vikings after weekend workout

By Josh Alper

While responding to a report from Chris Mortensen of ESPN about poor workouts by his client Teddy Bridgewater, agent Kennard McGuire said that the report was false because, in part, Bridgewater had only worked out for one team. McGuire also said that would change on Saturday when Bridgewater worked out for […]

Anthony Barr sets up five visits over next two weeks

By Josh Alper

Anthony Barr hasn’t been playing linebacker very long, but his work at the position has still caught the eye of NFL scouts. Barr’s abilities off the edge led to 41.5 tackles for loss and 24.5 sacks at UCLA over the last two seasons and many expect him to be a first-round […]