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Erin Henderson: I cannot be more grateful for arrests

By Josh Alper

When Erin Henderson was arrested on DUI charges on January 1, it was his second arrest on the same charges in six weeks and it led to the linebacker’s release from the Vikings. It also led him to try to get his life back in order. In a statement given […]

Chiefs brought J’Marcus Webb in for a look

By Josh Alper

With Eric Fisher and Donald Stephenson in house, the Chiefs don’t need to look outside the organization for a replacement for Branden Albert. They’ll need some depth, though, and they took a look at a player who might provide it. Adam Caplan of ESPN reports that the team had J’Marcus Webb […]

Jared Allen told Vikings he won’t be returning

By Josh Alper

It had been expected for some time and all but confirmed when the Vikings re-signed defensive end Everson Griffen, but defensive end Jared Allen made his departure from Minnesota official on Saturday night. Allen’s agent Ken Harris said that Allen does not know where he’ll wind up playing in 2014, but […]

Jasper Brinkley reportedly returning to Minnesota

By Josh Alper

All 32 teams can talk to agents for impending free agents around the league, but they can only sign contracts with players who were already on their rosters or those released around the league. The Vikings have reportedly done both on Sunday. On the heels of word that defensive end Everson […]

Jared Allen looking for “chance to win” and “fair contract”

By Josh Alper

There aren’t many people who think that defensive end Jared Allen is going to return to the Vikings next season and nothing he said during an interview on Wednesday is going to change their minds. Allen told Bruce Murray and Rich Gannon of Sirius XM NFL Radio that he believes he […]

Report: Matt Cassel to opt out of contract

By Josh Alper

Earlier this week, we discussed the decision that Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel has to make this week regarding his contract. Cassel has until Friday to opt out of the final year of the two-year deal he signed with the Vikings before last season, the first half of a mutual option on […]

Matt Cassel can void his contract this week

By Josh Alper

With the Super Bowl done, the curtain has officially fallen on the 2013 season and the 2014 offseason is underway for all 32 teams. One of the first decisions of the offseason will come in Minnesota this week. Ben Goessling of points out that quarterback Matt Cassel has until Friday […]

PFT Live: Rick Spielman, Jason Licht, PFT Planet calls and tweets

By Josh Alper

A pair of general managers will be joining Mike Florio on Friday’s PFT Live. Jason Licht is new on the job, having been hired by the Buccaneers to replace Mark Dominik this week. Licht comes over from the Cardinals and we’ll find out what he plans to take with him from […]

Adrian Peterson scheduled for groin surgery on Thursday

By Josh Alper

We heard Wednesday that Vikings running back Adrian Peterson would have groin surgery at some point in the near future to repair the injury that bothered him for much of the 2013 season. The future appears to be now. Josina Anderson of ESPN had the initial report about Peterson’s pending surgery […]

Report: Vikings, Norv Turner “close” to agreement

By Josh Alper

49ers coach Jim Harbaugh channelled Johnny Cash this week when he said that the 49ers have “been everywhere” over the last few seasons. Norv Turner doesn’t wear all black, but he may also identify with Cash’s tune after working for eight different teams in nine different stops over the course of […]