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Turner: Vikes trying to get Peterson in space as a pass-cather

By Patra, Kevin Norv Turner is going to do whatever he can to get Adrian Peterson open in space. The Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator said he plans on using the running back more in the passing game in 2014.

Source: National Football League


Vikings using Cordarrelle Patterson all over the field

By Sessler, Marc Norv Turner isn’t wasting any time getting Cordarrelle Patterson involved in the offense. Minnesota’s new offensive coordinator is reportedly having a lot of fun with the second-year player at minicamp.

Source: National Football League

Greg Jennings: My “head is spinning” learning Norv Turner’s offense

By Josh Alper

Former Vikings offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave’s scheme was often criticized for being overly simplistic, but that doesn’t look like it will be a problem this year. The Vikings are holding their first minicamp with new offensive coordinator Norv Turner and the differences are becoming clear to the players already. Wide receiver […]

Norv Turner: Everyone’s in agreement that we’re trying to add a young quarterback

By Josh Alper

Norv Turner met the media on Thursday for the first time since becoming the Vikings’ offensive coordinator and there won’t be any prizes for guessing the main topic of conversation. Turner talked a lot about quarterbacks, calling it a process that the team has to go through this offseason and see […]

Adrian Peterson: Norv Turner the “perfect guy” to get us on right path

By Josh Alper

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson said Monday that he is “actually feeling pretty good” just a few days after having groin surgery and you can say the same about his thoughts on the team’s decision to hire Norv Turner as their offensive coordinator. Peterson said Turner has “a brilliant mind, obviously” […]

Spielman slams door on possible Peterson trade

By Mike Florio

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson recently has mused about finishing his career in Texas. He also has said he’s been a keeping a close eye on the team’s search for a new coach and offensive coordinator. It has prompted some (i.e., us) to wonder whether Peterson eventually will ask to be […]

Report: Norv Turner close to deal to become Vikings’ offensive coordinator


The Minnesota Vikings will introduce Mike Zimmer as their head coach at 11 a.m. on Friday.

It looks as if they also might be able to introduce a new offensive coordinator at that time.

The team is close to an agreement to hire former San Diego Chargers coach Norv Turner to run […]

Titans, Lions and Vikings reportedly request interviews with Jay Gruden

By Josh Alper

For an offensive coordinator who watched his unit fall apart in the second half of Sunday’s 27-10 loss to the Chargers, Bengals offensive coordinator Jay Gruden is having a pretty good Monday. We’ve already heard that the Redskins are would like to speak to Gruden about their head coaching vacancy and […]

Halftime: Vikings down 24-17 against new-look Browns


INNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Vikings opened with a bang against the Cleveland Browns, converting on running back Adrian Peterson’s fourth touchdown of the season to cap an 11-play, 80-yard drive for their third straight 7-0 start of the season.

But just like the last two games, the momentum died quickly against a Browns […]

Zulgad: Vikings show lack of faith in Ponder's decision making ability


A lack of faith in Christian Ponder’s abilities appear to exist both inside and outside the walls of Winter Park these days.

How else do you explain the fact the Minnesota Vikings quarterback approached the line of scrimmage last Sunday facing a third-and-goal from the Chicago Bears’ 4-yard line with any decision-making abilities […]