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A team-by-team look at cap space available midway through offseason

By Curtis Crabtree

Now that the calendar has turned to June, we are less than two months away from training camps openings across the league. For the most part, teams have signed the majority of their draft picks, added and subtracted free agents and given extensions to players already on the roster. It’s […]

Vikings trade up to select Teddy Bridgewater with final first-round selection

By Curtis Crabtree

With the Houston Texans waiting with the first selection on day two, the Minnesota Vikings felt they needed to move back into the first round of the draft to get in front of Houston and select the quarterback they wanted. The Vikings traded with the Seattle Seahawks to acquire the No. […]

Rich Gannon: Vikings would be “foolish” to take a QB at No. 8

By Curtis Crabtree

No single factor may be more important toward determining which teams win and lose in the NFL than having a franchise quarterback. The Minnesota Vikings took Christian Ponder with the 12th pick of the 2011 NFL Draft in hopes that he would be their answer for them at that position. Three […]

Report: Armanti Edwards, A.J. Jefferson visiting Seahawks

By Curtis Crabtree

Instead of taking to their “war room” in preparation for the start of the NFL Draft on Thursday (since the league decided an extra two weeks of waiting wouldn’t drive everyone crazy), the Seattle Seahawks were taking a look at a pair of veteran free agents. According to Adam Caplan of […]

Renovations begin for Vikings at TCF Bank Stadium

By Curtis Crabtree

The Metrodome is no longer and the Minnesota Vikings will have a temporary home for the next two seasons while their new stadium is being constructed. TCF Bank Stadium on the campus of the University of Minnesota will host the team for the 2014 and 2015 seasons. With the Golden Gophers […]

Report: Jared Allen taking second visit to Seattle

By Curtis Crabtree

With the Dallas Cowboys seemingly out of the picture after signing Henry Melton, the interest between former Minnesota Vikings defensive end Jared Allen and the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks appears to be picking up steam. According to Ed Werder of ESPN, Allen is making a second trip to the Pacific […]

After one week of free agency, a team-by-team look at cap space available

By Curtis Crabtree

A week has elapsed since the start of free agency in the NFL. Teams have doled out millions of dollars worth of contracts and players have no teams to call home. With that in mind it seemed like a good time to take a look at where teams stand when it […]

Report: Chris Cook to visit 49ers

By Curtis Crabtree After the release of Carlos Rogers earlier this week, the San Francisco 49ers are continuing to explore options at the cornerback position. According to Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee, the 49ers will host former Minnesota Vikings cornerback Chris Cook for a visit on Thursday. San Francisco released Rogers on Monday and […]

Report: Jared Allen speakng with Bears, Seahawks

By Curtis Crabtree

With Jared Allen’s asking price seemingly too high for the Denver Broncos, the former Minnesota Vikings defensive end has turned his attentions elsewhere. According to Adam Schefter of, Allen is now speaking with the Chicago Bears and Seattle Seahawks. Both Chicago and Seattle have addressed pass rush needs over the […]

Darren Sharper surrenders to police after warrant issued on two more rapes

By Curtis Crabtree

Former NFL star Darren Sharper has once again been arrested on charges of rape. According to NBC News, Sharper surrendered to police in Los Angeles late Thursday night after a warrant was issued for his arrest in New Orleans earlier in the day. Sharper, already out on bail after being arrested […]