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Matt Kalil limited at OTAs after knee surgery

By Josh Alper

The Vikings held a minicamp earlier this offseason and left tackle Matt Kalil didn’t take part because of an undisclosed injury. All Kalil would reveal was that he got something “cleaned up.” His shoulder, which troubled him last season, was considered a possible target of that cleanup, but Tom Pelissero […]

Matt Cassel still with the ones in Vikings OTAs

By Darin Gantt

No Teddy, no mystery at Vikings camp. Repeating what happened at the previous minicamp, veteran quarterback Matt Cassel took the first team reps at quarterback for the Vikings Thursday, according to Tom Pelissero of USA Today. In perhaps the most telling scouting report of the day, he also noted that second-teamer […]

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Report: Erin Henderson, now sober, ‘would come to practice hung over’


Erin Henderson is trying to move on from his troubled past, according to a report from USA Today’s Tom Pelissero.

The Vikings cut the linebacker in February, following two arrests, one after he crashed his vehicle and the other on suspicion of DUI and marijuana possession.

Now, Henderson, 27, is […]

Vikings add Tom Johnson to defensive line mix

By Josh Alper

The door to Kevin Williams‘ return to Minnesota may now be officially closed. Tom Pelissero of USA Today reports that the Vikings have signed free agent defensive tackle Tom Johnson to go with Linval Joseph, Sharrif Floyd and Fred Evans at the position. While Williams’ return was always unlikely, it’s almost […]

Report: Erin Henderson arrested for suspicion of DUI

By Mike Florio

As the Vikings look for a new man to lead their team on the field, they continue to have issues with players getting in trouble off the field. According to Tom Pelissero of USA Today, linebacker Erin Henderson was arrested on January 1 for suspicion of DUI. “We are aware of […]

Report: Erin Henderson arrested again on suspicion of DUI on Wednesday


Erin Henderson has been arrested on suspicion of DUI, according to USA Today’s Tom Pelissero.

#Vikings linebacker Erin Henderson arrested on suspicion of DUI again yesterday. Team is likely to release him once rosters are unfrozen.

— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) January 2, 2014

Henderson was arrested in…

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Vikings release A.J. Jefferson after Monday morning arrest

By Josh Alper

It has been less than 24 hours since the Vikings’ tie with the Packers came to an end, but cornerback A.J. Jefferson has been pretty busy. A Hennepin County Jail spokesperson confirmed with Tom Pelissero of USA Today that Jefferson is in jail after being arrested on Monday morning on probable […]

Vikings’ Jerome Simpson arrested on DWI charge

By Michael David Smith

Vikings receiver Jerome Simpson has been arrested on a misdemeanor charge of driving while intoxicated. Tom Pelissero of USA Today reports that Simpson was in Hennepin County Jail this morning. A jail spokesperson said Simpson was arrested after he refused a breathalyzer. He was booked at 5:39 a.m. Simpson was […]

Some think line play to blame for rising QB injury rates

By Darin Gantt

NFL quarterbacks are going down at an incredible rate, which can be determined from a simple study of the numbers. The reasons why continue to baffle teams, which are spending more and more on passers and watching more and more of them go down. According to Tom Pelissero of USA Today, […]