EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — New Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer has taken a methodical approach to evaluating the team’s muddled quarterback situation, refusing to make any concrete statements about the position until he had time to do his homework and come to a decision. 782 more words
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Mike Zimmer said quarterback Christian Ponder will have new competition this season. The Minnesota Vikings new head coach said the team needs to improve at the quarterback position and let 2011 first round draft pick know that. 317 more words
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With quarterbacks, running backs and receivers taking the podiums, Friday is the marquee day for the media when looking for the buzziest names. Here are a few standout stories from Day Two of the 2014 scouting combine. 1,669 more words
Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman hinted that he plans to let other teams set the market when NFL free agency opens March 11th.
Spielman’s reasoning is logical; it is more beneficial to pick up four or five mid-level free agents at “fair market value” and fill multiple team needs, rather than “use your lump sum” to sign one big-name talent. 465 more words