Category: Minnesota Vikings

Jermichael Finley Says “It’ll Be Awesome” No Longer Having to Face Brian Urlacher in Chicago

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

After some doubt about his long-term future in Green Bay lingered earlier in the offseason, Jermichael Finley was given a $3 million roster bonus to return to the Packers. Now, one of the most dangerous and highest-paid tight ends in the game hopes the Packers can get over the loss ...

Matt Cassel on Being Christian Ponder’s Backup and Why he Chose to Join the Vikings

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

A few years after emerging from a backup role in New England to lead the Patriots to an 11-5 record sans Tom Brady, Matt Cassel is a backup yet again after a failed stint in Kansas City. Cassel has been told that Christian Ponder is the No. 1 guy for ...

Greg Jennings Took Brett Favre’s Advice Before Joining Minnesota Vikings

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

Greg Jennings has pulled sort of a mini Brett Favre, defecting from the Green Bay Packers to the rival Minnesota Vikings within the division. Jennings was a popular name on the free-agent market, but when nothing transpired early in the process, everyone figured he'd end up returning to Green Bay, ...

Christian Ponder has Full Confidence in the Front Office as the Vikings Look to Replace Percy Harvin

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

Percy Harvin is a particularly difficult player to replace, which is a big reason why lots of Vikings fans are probably a little frustrated that the versatile and super-talented wide receiver was shipped off to the Seattle Seahawks earlier this week. And while it's obvious quarterback Christian Ponder knows replacing ...

Percy Harvin Refutes Reports that He had Trouble With Coaching Staff in Minnesota

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

Percy Harvin is officially a member of the Seattle Seahawks. They traded this year's first-round pick and a seventh-round pick, plus a third-rounder from next year's draft, to land the dynamic wide receiver from Minnesota. Despite rumblings that there were some issues in Minnesota, Harvin says it was simply time ...

Retiring Offensive Lineman Matt Birk: “I’ve Got a Lot to Live For Outside of Football”

Monday, February 25th, 2013

When we last checked in on 15-year veteran and new Super Bowl champion Matt Birk, the center was debating retirement but wouldn't commit before taking some time to ponder things. Now, a couple weeks after the biggest moment of his career, Birk has indeed decided to hang it up and ...

Christian Ponder on Percy Harvin: “Those are Tough Shoes to Fill and We Don’t Want to Fill Them”

Monday, February 18th, 2013

The Minnesota Vikings took a big, unexpected leap forward in 2012. And while MVP Adrian Peterson was the key to a playoff season, young quarterback Christian Ponder also found a groove, especially late in the year. Ponder, though, admits he still has plenty of room to improve. That'll be an ...

Adrian Peterson Has Advice for Derrick Rose and Expresses Surprise over Lovie Smith’s Firing

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

Adrian Peterson knows what Derrick Rose is going through. Rose is battling back from an ACL tear just like the one that Peterson recovered from so quickly last year. Peterson might be the MVP only a year after wrecking his knee, and he believes Rose can do the exact same ...

Christian Ponder Explains His Swollen Arm and the Decision to Sit Out of Vikings’ Playoff Loss to the Packers

Thursday, January 10th, 2013

The picture in front of you is Minnesota Vikings starting quarterback Christian Ponder's right arm. Ponder was drawing some criticism for not finding a way to fight through his elbow pain and play in last Saturday night's playoff loss to the Packers. After seeing the image, it's hard to blame ...

Chad Greenway Thinks the Best is Yet to Come for the Vikings if the Team Stays Together

Tuesday, January 8th, 2013

This season the Minnesota Vikings enjoyed a tremendous turnaround that culminated in a playoff appearance. The most impressive part of their season came at the close. Minnesota ripped off four straight wins to finish the year, including wins against Chicago, Houston and Green Bay the final week of the season, ...