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Norv Turner wanted Browns to sign Cassel last year

By Mike Florio

When Norv Turner became the offensive coordinator of the Vikings earlier this year, he joined a team with a quarterback under contract whom Norv wanted the Browns to get under contract last year. As explained by Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, Turner lobbied the Browns to sign […]

Zimmer, Turner turning up the volume at practice

By Mike Florio

To no surprise, Vikings coach Mike Zimmer is making himself heard at offseason practice. To some surprise, offensive coordinator Norv Turner is, too. As explains by Matt Vensel of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, both Zimmer and Turner have been turning up the volume during so-called Organized Team Activities. Zimmer is being […]

PFT: Is Adrian Peterson’s decline near?

By With Adrian Peterson entering his eighth year in the league and approaching the age of 30, it’s fair to wonder if a decline is in store for the All-Pro running back. Erik Kuselias and Mike Florio discuss.

Source: ProFootballTalk

Pro Football Talk on NBCSN doesn’t take the day off

By Mike Florio

While you’re enjoying the charcoaled flesh of a dead animal of choice (or whatever it is that’s in a hot dog), be ready to turn on the flat screen for 60 minutes of NFL knowledge. Pro Football Talk on NBCSN won’t be taking the day off, and we’ll be giving you […]

Stadium quid pro quo could scare cities away from Super Bowl bids

By Mike Florio

The decision to give the Super Bowl to Minnesota in the first year that the team’s to-be-opened stadium was eligible to bid for the game has sent a clear message to all other NFL cities that may be considering giving public money to the construction of a new stadium: If you […]

Wilf wouldn’t feel guilty about Vikings playing “home” Super Bowl

By Mike Florio

In 2018, the Vikings will host the Super Bowl for the second time. There’s a chance (as there is every year) that they’ll become the first team to play in a Super Bowl that they are hosting. Would the Vikings feel guilty about securing the ability to participate in the game […]

PFT Live: Vikings got good value with Bridgewater

By Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press joins ProFootballTalk’s Mike Florio to discuss the Minnesota fan base’s reaction to the selection of Teddy Bridgewater in the 2014 NFL Draft, Matt Cassel starting next season and more.

Source: ProFootballTalk

Bridgewater will get some first-team reps in OTAs

By Mike Florio

In Cleveland, the Browns are trying to knock Johnny down. In Minnesota, the Vikings are trying to build Teddy up. Contrary to the “you’re a backup, act like it” message the Browns have sent to the 22nd overall pick in the draft, the Vikings apparently will employ the “you’re a starter, […]

Seahawks beef up pass rush with Cassius Marsh

By Mike Florio

For the last several years, plenty of tentacles have extended between the Vikings and the Seahawks. The latest connection could end up being one of the most intriguing. With the ninth pick in the first round, the Vikings took UCLA linebacker Anthony Barr. With the fourth-round pick obtained by the Vikings […]

A quick look at how the top 10 could unfold

By Mike Florio

Between interviewing prospects and posting content and prepping for PFT Live and having lunch with Mrs. PFT, I’ve been trying to get a feel for how the top of the 2014 draft will unfold. Here’s the best info we currently have for the first 10 picks. 1. Texans: The Texans are […]