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LB Barr, other rookies back in action after NFL rule postponed arrival


EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. – Two of the Vikings draft selection that offer promise – Anthony Barr and Scott Crichton – are getting a late start to the offseason preparation with their new team. A third, David Yankey, started just last week.

That’s because …

Source: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

Vikings get first long look at three draft picks this week

By Darin Gantt

While the archaic rule that keeps draft picks from schools on the quarter system from joining their teams until classes finish impacts most teams, the Vikings are further behind than most because of it. Three Vikings picks — first-rounder Anthony Barr, third-rounder Scott Crichton and fifth-rounder David Yankey — will finally […]

Only one Vikings draft pick — Jerick McKinnon — remains unsigned


The Vikings officially announced signing rookie Scott Crichton to a contract Thursday, one day after Chrichton himself tweeted the news.

It’s all done. Ready for this next chapter in my life. #VIKINGSBABY!

— Scott Crichton (@Crichton253) May 21, 2014

Source: 1500 ESPN Sportswire


Vikings Sign DE Scott Crichton To Rookie Contract

By Jeff Wald

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – The Minnesota Vikings announced Thursday they’ve signed third-round draft choice Scott Crichton to a rookie contract.

The Vikings chose Crichton, a defensive end out of Oregon State, with the No. 72 pick in the NFL Draft. In his final season with the Beavers, he recorded 47 tackles and […]

Vikings sign Scott Crichton, only one draft pick remains unsigned

By Curtis Crabtree

The Minnesota Vikings have nearly wrapped up the signings for the 10 members of their 2014 draft class. Defensive end Scott Crichton announced via his Twitter account that he had officially signed his rookie contract with the team. As per league rules, Crichton’s deal is a four-year contract. Crichton is the […]

Vikings sign sixth-round pick Antone Exum, two picks still unsigned


Only two of the Minnesota Vikings’ 2014 draft picks remain unsigned after safety Antone Exum agreed to contract terms on Wednesday, the team announced.

The Vikings have signed eight of their 10 draft picks. Defensive end Scott Crichton and running back Jerick McKinnon, both third round selections, are not yet under […]

Vikings Choose DE Scott Crichton In 3rd Round

By Jonathon Sharp

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have drafted Oregon State defensive end Scott Crichton with the 72nd overall pick in the third round on Friday night.

Crichton had 7? sacks for the Beavers last season as the Vikings continue to concentrate on upgrading the defensive line. Jared Allen and […]

Vikings select DE Scott Crichton in the NFL Draft’s third round


EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings have selected Oregon State defensive end Scott Crichton with the 72nd overall pick on Friday night.

Crichton (6’3″, 265lbs) is one of the record 98 underclassmen who declared for the draft as he left Oregon State after his junior season. He totaled 22.5 sacks, […]