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Vikings enter Phase 3 of the NFL offseason on Wednesday


The Minnesota Vikings join five other NFL teams on Wednesday by opening their first of ten Organized Team Activities throughout the next three weeks, which is Phase 3 of the NFL offseason workout program.

No live contact is allowed, but teams may conduct 7-on-7, 9-on-7 and 11-on-11 drills in helmets […]

Christian Ponder to share Vikings’ first-team reps

By Wesseling, Chris Christian Ponder will share first-team reps in offseason practices, per NFL Media’s Albert Breer. Is this a sign the Minnesota Vikings are shopping the quarterback?

Source: National Football League

Vikings Sign Top Draft Choice Anthony Barr

By Jeff Wald

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Minnesota Vikings announced Wednesday they’ve agreed to terms with their top overall choice from this year’s NFL Draft.

Linebacker Anthony Barr out of UCLA signed his rookie contract with the Vikings. He was taken with the No. 9 overall selection after the Vikings traded their No. 8 […]

Vikings Agree To Terms With Bridgewater, 2 Others

By Jeff Wald

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Minnesota Vikings announced Tuesday they’ve signed three of their picks from the NFL Draft earlier this month.

Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, defensive tackle Shamar Stephen and linebacker Brandon Watts agreed to rookie contracts. Bridgewater, whom the Vikings traded back into the first round to pick, was taken with […]

Minneapolis, Vikings Make Final Pitch For 2018 Super Bowl

By Jeff Wald

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Tuesday is the day NFL’s owners decide where Super Bowl LII will be played in the year 2018, and local officials are hoping Minneapolis is the city that’s chosen.

Minneapolis is one of the three finalists, along with Indianapolis and New Orleans, to host one of the biggest […]

Going 1-On-1 With Top Vikings Pick Anthony Barr

By Jeff Wald

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Two years ago, Anthony Barr was playing offense and not getting much playing time at UCLA. With a new coach and a switch to defense, he became a first-round draft choice for the Minnesota Vikings.

The Vikings traded their No. 8 overall draft pick to Cleveland Thursday night […]

Teddy Bridgewater will start for Vikings if he wins job

By Wesseling, Chris The Jacksonville Jaguars are going to let Blake Bortles sit behind Chad Henne as a rookie, but the Minnesota Vikings might have a different plan in mind for Teddy Bridgewater.

Source: National Football League

Vikings sign 15 undrafted free agents


The Minnesota Vikings agreed to terms with 15 undrafted free agents shortly after the NFL Draft ended on Saturday.

The group includes former Northwestern QB/WR Kain Coulter, who also led a unionization effort by some NCAA athletes this past season. The Vikings designated Coulter as a receiver.

UDFAsAC Leonard, TE […]

Vikings select a DT, LB and DB in the final round of the NFL Draft


The Minnesota Vikings took one player at each level of the defense in Saturday’s final round of the NFL Draft.

General manager Rick Spielman conducted his fourth draft-day trade of the three-day session when he swapped picks with both Atlanta and Carolina to amass three seventh-round selections.

The Vikings took […]

Vikings Use 6th Round To Focus On Secondary

By sdswanson

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have taken Virginia Tech cornerback Antone Exum and Maine cornerback Kendall James in the sixth round of the NFL draft.

Exum was taken with the 182nd pick obtained by the Vikings from Atlanta for the extra fifth-round selection they gained from Carolina earlier Saturday. […]