VIKINGS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Mark Uyeyama named Vikings head strength and conditioning coach

The Minnesota Vikings have named Mark Uyeyama as the team’s new head strength and conditioning coach for the 2017 NFL season. Finding a quality staff that sticks around for the long haul can be a major challenge in today’s NFL. Recently, the Minnesota Vikings experienced that turnaround when trying to fill the role of their […] Mark Uyeyama named Vikings head strength and conditioning...
Via The Viking Age
11 hours ago

No matter what, the Minnesota Vikings should draft a quarterback in 2018

The future of the quarterback position is one of the most uncertain aspects of the Minnesota Vikings’ roster heading into this season. Prior to the 2016 season, the Minnesota Vikings’ quarterback situation finally seemed to be heading in the right direction. After whiffing on their first-pick in the 2011 NFL Draft by selecting Christian Ponder, […] No matter what, the Minnesota...
Via The Viking Age
14 hours ago

Vikings' Michael Floyd expected to be sidelined to open season

A preliminary Minnesota Vikings roster projection by Matt Vensel of The Star Tribune doesn’t include an active Michael Floyd.The reason being is that Floyd could likely be facing an NFL suspension for a December 2016 drunk driving arrest. Per the report, if Floyd gets suspended he will not count towards the 53-man roster.This is taking into consideration that Floyd is still a member...
Via Sportsnaut
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Vikings Name Mark Uyeyama Head Strength and Conditioning Coach

Eden Prairie, MN (June 23, 2017) – The Minnesota Vikings have named Mark Uyeyama Head Strength and Conditioning Coach. With a solid decade of experience under his belt, Uyeyama joins the Vikings ...
Via Vikings.com
21 hours ago

Sendejo: Continuity Makes Defense 'Smoother'

They nearly met on the Norseman. Harrison Smith had the ball in his sights, and so did Andrew Sendejo. The Vikings safeties avoided contact with each other when Sendejo took the tighter angle and ...
Via Vikings.com
1 day ago

WATCH: Latavius Murray tells fantasy football owners to draft him in 2017

In his first season with the Minnesota Vikings, the running back is already planning to make many, many trips inside the end zone. Coming off a 2016 season in which he rushed for a total of 12 touchdowns, new Minnesota Vikings running back Latavius Murray knows a thing or two about what it takes to […] WATCH: Latavius Murray tells fantasy football owners to draft him in 2017 -...
Via The Viking Age
1 day ago

Lunchbreak: Zimmer Ranked Among League's Top Coaches

Few coaches had to endure as many ups and downs during the 2016 season as Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer. Minnesota was struck by an injury bug that Zimmer’s squad couldn’t avoid. The Vikings fell...
Via Vikings.com
1 day ago

Danielle Hunter set for breakout campaign for Minnesota Vikings in 2017

Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer has done a stellar job building an elite defense from the ground up. Through great draft picks and even better coaching, the Vikings possess one of the league’s youngest and toughest defenses. Their physical play at the line of scrimmage and in the trenches has been the team’s staple. The pass rush has also been coming along nicely, as...
Via EndZoneScore
2 days ago

Minnesota Vikings: Sam Bradford essentially trying out for other teams in 2017

The Minnesota Vikings have one of the most curious quarterback situations in the league. On one hand, Sam Bradford is coming off a career-best season and has gained the trust of the team. On the other hand, the keys to the Vikings kingdom will have to be given back to Teddy Bridgewater if he can recover from his knee injury. The reality is that, while Bradford has talent and is poised...
Via EndZoneScore
4 days ago

The Vikings just lost their strength and conditioning coach to the United States Tennis Association

The Minnesota Vikings were seen as an up-and-coming team last season, but things went south after Teddy Bridewater suffered a catastrophic knee injury in training camp, forcing a last-minute deal for Sam Bradford and an 8-8 season. Bridgewater is reportedly on track to play this year, but this offseason just saw the Vikings lose another component of the organization at an odd time...
Via The Comeback
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Teddy Bridgewater has chance to return in 2017

Teddy Bridgewater appears to still have a long way to go in his recovery from a devastating knee injury, but that does not mean the Minnesota Vikings have ruled out the possibility of the quarterback playing in 2017.According to Matt Vensel of the Star Tribune, Bridgewater is nowhere close to being cleared for full contact, but it was a very encouraging sign that he was dropping...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Floyd disputes report of failed alcohol tests

New Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Michael Floyd appears to be in some hot water again. Arrested back in December on DUI charges, Floyd was immediately waived by the Arizona Cardinals.And while he did land with the eventual Super Bowl champion New England Patriots, Floyd had to serve almost a month in jail due to the DUI.He’s also beeen on house arrest with a zero-tolerance alcohol...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Teddy Bridgewater receives serious comeback hype from teammates

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater might be on the cusp of one of the biggest NFL comebacks in recent history.Bridgewater lost all of last season to a serious knee injury, one thought capable of ending his career outright. The random, non-contact mishap that prompted an ambulance ride all but convinced the public Bridgewater would not return, and if he did, he wouldn’t...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian Robison the last man standing for the Vikings

Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer says eye 'perfect' after latest surgery

Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Dalvin Cook says draft slide isn’t what motivates him

It would be understandable if Vikings rookie Dalvin Cook had a chip on his shoulder after waiting until the second round to be drafted.But the running back says he’s naturally motivated.“I always come in self-motivated and I’ve been a motivated person every time I step on the field,” Cook told the NFL Network. “It doesn’t motivate me at all. I got an opportunity to come...
Via The Sports Daily
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings still giving no timeline for Teddy Bridgewater’s return

Teddy Bridgewater has progressed to the point where he is able to throw passes in practice, but it still sounds like the quarterback is a long way away from being ready for game action.On Thursday, Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman was asked for an update on Bridgewater’s health. He said there is still no timeline for the 24-year-old’s full recovery. Bridgewater...
Via Larry Brown Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Latavius Murray says he’ll return during training camp

Latavius Murray is yet another Viking coming off an injury who hopes to be ready to go when the season starts.He has a more realistic chance than Teddy Bridgewater and Sharrif Floyd.The Vikings signed Murray, formerly of the Raiders, to a three-year, $15 million contract even though he was coming off ankle surgery. He had his walking boot removed Tuesday, according to the Twin Cities...
Via The Sports Daily
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Teddy Bridgewater continues to impress at Vikings OTAs

Teddy Bridgewater reportedly still has a long road ahead of him before rejoining the Minnesota Vikings as a full practice participant. But that doesn’t mean the 24-year-old signal-caller isn’t getting some productive work in during the team’s OTAs this week.A week after the Vikings posted video of Bridgewater throwing passes during an OTA session,, footage has hit social media...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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