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Vikings Decline to Pick up Patterson's 5th Year Option

A couple days after the Vikings drafted two receivers in the 2016 NFL Draft, including spending their number one pick on Ole Miss receiver Laquon Treadwell, they picked up the fifth year option for two of the three 2012 draft first round picks in  Xavier Rhodes and Sharrif Floyd, while all but cutting ties from Cordarrelle Patterson completely y not picking up his fifth year option. 443 more words


Vikings select Clemson CB Mackensie Alexander with their Second Pick


A year after we picked Trae Waynes with the 11th overall pick the Vikings selected corner Mackensie Alexander. At first I didn’t understand the pick, considering how good Waynes looked against Seattle and how little he actually played. 217 more words


Krammer: Laquon Treadwell 'falls' to Vikings, who need this pairing to work - 1500 ESPN Twin Cities

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — One off-field decision made Rick Spielman initially question Laquon Treadwell’s competitiveness. Perhaps the Vikings general manager was just irked he’d have to wait a month for a key piece to the puzzle.… 16 more words

Roster Reset: Vikings, Packers poised to stay in control [NFL.com]

The NFC North has a different feel to it these days. Instead of being “The Packers and everyone else,” this feels like a two-team division at the top. 1,321 more words


Mike Zimmer: Offseason training is good, but there's a caveat [ESPN]

MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Vikings are now less than a week from players returning to their facility in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, to begin the offseason workout program under new strength and conditioning coach Brent Salazar. 402 more words


Vikings coach Mike Zimmer says the Vikings are not a very good team [CBS Sports]

Mike Zimmer’s job is to coach the Minnesota Vikings. His task, on a really simple level, is to turn the Vikings into a good football team. 273 more words


Mike Zimmer: Adrian Peterson 'working on things that he felt like held us back' [ESPN]

MINNEAPOLIS — For all of Adrian Peterson‘s achievements in his return to the NFL last season, it seems the Minnesota Vikings need a version of the running back in 2016 that is more compatible with the rest of their offense. 608 more words