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Rick Spielman: Kirk Cousins is “our guy”

Rick Spielman: Kirk Cousins is “our guy”

Vikings G.M. Rick Spielman didn’t call quarterback Kirk Cousins before using a third-round pick on quarterback Kellen Mond, making him a great answer to a Vikings trivia question. Spielman did call Cousins the next day. “I spoke to him Saturday morning and talked to his agent […]

21 fifth-year options picked up for 2018 first-round picks

21 fifth-year options picked up for 2018 first-round picks

The deadline for NFL teams to exercise their fifth-year contract options on 2018 first-round picks passed on Monday afternoon and 21 players had those options picked up. Panthers quarterback Sam Darnold is part of that group. Carolina traded for Darnold last month and announced their […]

Vikings love Kellen Mond, but Kirk Cousins remains the guy

Vikings love Kellen Mond, but Kirk Cousins remains the guy

The Vikings love quarterback Kellen Mond. But they don’t love him enough to turn their current depth chart upside down. In two years, that could change. “Kirk’s our starting quarterback,” G.M. Rick Spielman told reporters on Friday night, when asked whether he called Cousins […]

Eight quarterbacks drafted in first three rounds, most in common draft era

Eight quarterbacks drafted in first three rounds, most in common draft era

Eight quarterbacks have been selected so far in the 2021 NFL draft, the most through three rounds since the NFL began the “common draft” era in 1967. Friday night saw three quarterbacks selected, when Kyle Trask went to Tampa Bay at the […]

Vikings select Texas A&M quarterback Kellen Mond in third round

Vikings select Texas A&M quarterback Kellen Mond in third round

The Vikings have Klint Kubiak as their offensive coordinator. Kubiak’s father, Gary, played quarterback at Texas A&M and began his coaching career with the Aggies. The younger Kubiak now has a Texas A&M quarterback to groom. The Vikings used the 66th overall choice, the […]

Patrick Peterson switches to No. 7

Patrick Peterson switches to No. 7

With cornerback Patrick Peterson joining the Vikings last month, there’s no inventory of Minnesota No. 21 jerseys for him to buy. Which means that he can wear No. 7, his college number. And he will. Peterson announced Sunday that he’ll wear No. 7 with the Vikings. He wore […]

Given the cost of buying unsold jerseys, Dalvin Cook will stick with No. 33

Given the cost of buying unsold jerseys, Dalvin Cook will stick with No. 33

The floodgates are open for players to embrace a new universe of numbers. For some, the water will be very expensive. Now that the door is open for players to wear numbers that previously weren’t available, players who want to […]

Dalvin Cook explores switching to No. 4

Dalvin Cook explores switching to No. 4

The land rush for single-digit jersey numbers begins. If the price is right. Vikings running back Dalvin Cooks is looking into switching from No. 33 to No. 4, the number he wore in high school and at Florida State. Chris Tomasson of the St. Paul Pioneer Press, […]

Justin Jefferson: I thought Eagles would draft me, I’m definitely glad Vikings did instead

Justin Jefferson: I thought Eagles would draft me, I’m definitely glad Vikings did instead

The Eagles were second-guessed all season after the rookie wide receiver they drafted 21st overall, Jalen Reagor, proved himself vastly inferior to the wide receiver the Vikings drafted 22nd overall, Justin Jefferson. Jefferson himself has some thoughts on that. In […]

Vikings hope Derek Chauvin guilty verdict in murder of George Floyd will “mark the beginning of community healing”

Vikings hope Derek Chauvin guilty verdict in murder of George Floyd will “mark the beginning of community healing”

The murder of George Floyd happened not far from the stadium in which the Minnesota Vikings play. In the aftermath of Tuesday’s verdict finding former police officer Derek Chauvin guilty on all counts of murdering George […]