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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

Scott Studwell steps down as Vikings college scouting director

By Darin Gantt

Team rosters aren’t the only things in flux now that the NFL Draft is in the books. This is the season for shuffling in personnel departments as well. According to Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, Vikings director of college scouting Scott Studwell has stepped down after 12 years […]

Kevin Williams weighs retirement against low-money deal

By Mike Florio

For veteran defensive tackle Kevin Williams, the options are becoming more and more clear: Play a 12th season for not much money, or call it quits. Williams recently told Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press that the former Viking doesn’t plan to play for peanuts. “If it’s not worth […]

PFT Live: Vikings not focused on drafting a QB

By Chris Tomasson from St. Paul Pioneer Press joins Mike Florio to discuss his predictions for the Vikings in the 2014 draft. Tomasson believes that despite the Vikings desperate need for a quarterback, they will not pick one up in the first round.

Source: ProFootballTalk

Kluwe meets with Vikings investigators

By Mike Florio

Several weeks ago, former Vikings punter Chris Kluwe made some strong allegations against the organization. On Friday, he met with the lawyers hired to investigate the situation. “I cooperated fully for the investigation,” Kluwe told Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press. “The investigation is ongoing. I’m not going to […]

Jerome Simpson could face jail time

By Mike Florio

As to the NFL, Vikings receiver Jerome Simpson faces no suspension after his recent DUI arrest based on his prior marijuana conviction. As to the legal system, that’s a different issue. According to Brian Murphy of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, Simpson faces up to three years in prison in the […]

Josh Freeman says he’s making progress, wants to start

By Michael David Smith

Vikings quarterback Josh Freeman, who was quickly made the starter after arriving in Minnesota but has been demoted from first string to third string, says he believes he can start for the Vikings again this year. Freeman told the St. Paul Pioneer Press that he believes he is getting better […]

Wilfs face $15 million in legal fees from New Jersey fraud case

By Mike Florio

With Vikings owner Zygi and Mark Wilf already facing $84.5 million in liability arising from a New Jersey fraud lawsuit, the total expense could now be exceeding $100 million. According to Brian Murphy of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, an arbitrator has decided that the Wilfs should pay more than $15 […]

Herschel Walker: I should be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame

By Michael David Smith

Herschel Walker accomplished a lot in his football career, but there’s one more thing he wants: A bust in Canton. Walker told the St. Paul Pioneer Press that he believes he had a Hall of Fame-worthy career, and the Hall of Fame selection committee doesn’t give him enough credit for […]

Jerome Simpson glad Matt Cassel in Vikings’ huddle

By Marc Sessler Around the League Writer

Days after Josh Freeman was relieved of his duties in Tampa Bay, our second quarterback switch of the week has taken place in Minnesota — or, more accurately, London — where the Vikings will face the Pittsburgh Steelers with Matt Cassel at the helm.

Let’s be clear: […]