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Coach Mike Zimmer said the Vikings stayed mostly healthy in the offseason program, a big bonus as minicamp concluded.
Anthony Barr is spending five or 10 minutes a day at practice working with the defensive line instead of the linebackers.
Fourth-year defensive end Danielle Hunter has solidified himself as the long-term bookend Vikings' coaches envision opposite Everson Griffen for seasons to come.
Vikings center Pat Elflein said "everything's good" with his rehab schedule, which has held him out of drills during organized team activities
Jerry Gray, a four-time Pro Bowl cornerback for the L.A. Rams, has coached a treasure trove of high-profile cornerbacks and safeties over the years.
Without shoulder pads or full contact in this portion of the offseason, it's essentially a passing camp for quarterback Kirk Cousins and his new teammates.
Kai Forbath once again has competition for the Vikings job, this time from rookie Daniel Carlson. "I've fortunately never lost a competition," the veteran said.
Barr did not show up Tuesday when the Vikings began the first of 10 voluntary practices, known in the as NFL world as Organized Team Activities. He'd told coach Mike Zimmer on Tuesday.
Young Vikings — 62 drafted, undrafted and tryout players — took to the outdoor Eagan practice fields Friday, the onset of a three-day rookie minicamp.
The Vikings signed half of their eight-man 2018 draft class Thursday, a day before rookies, undrafted free agents and other getting a tryout come to Eagan for rookie minicamp.
The move gives the Vikings an additional year to keep Trae Waynes on the roster while potentially working out a long-term contract.
South Dakota State receiver Jake Wieneke was actually hoping not to be picked at the end of the draft so he could sign as a free agent with the Vikings.
The Vikings aren't settled with Kai Forbath after trading up in the fifth round of the NFL draft for Auburn kicker Daniel Carlson on Saturday at No. 167, the highest drafted kicker in Vikings history.
Brian O'Neill, a 6-7, 297-pounder out of Pittsburgh, played both left and right tackle for the Panthers.
Most of this year's draft class will come together Saturday in Rounds 4-7 after the additions of cornerback Mike Hughes (30th overall) and tackle Brian O'Neill (62nd).
GM Rick Spielman said Thursday night after Round 1 that the Vikings have lots of options remaining for the second two days of the NFL draft.
Dalvin Cook is expected to particpate in organized team activities on a limited basis as he continues to come back from an ACL injury.
Frank Ragnow, a talented offensive lineman from Victoria, is about to reach his NFL dream without his dad, Jon, who died of a heart attack in 2016.
With needs up front, Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman sounds willing to deviate from past trends with the 30th overall pick.
The Vikings won't have time to ease into the season, with tough games on the schedule right away.
On-field drills are prohibited until after the NFL draft. But Vikings coaches get their first chance starting today to go over the team's playbook with new quarterback Kirk Cousins.
Ryan Dungey retired after three straight titles, but the Minnesota native leaves AMA in good hands with Jason Anderson.
The Vikings could face Case Keenum when they play the Denver Broncos in their first preseason game.
The ESPN event will be staged at U.S. Bank Stadium through 2020.
Tom Johnson is headed to Seattle, while Jeremiah Sirles becomes the latest ex-Viking in Carolina.
Tom Compton will play near home, with friend.
The Vikings have agreed to re-sign kicker Kai Forbath, taking him off a free-agent market that was extremely limited, a league source confirmed.
After a flurry of moves, including the additions of expensive free agents Kirk Cousins and Sheldon Richardson, the Vikings have about $20 million to manage the rest of their 2018 roster.
Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman compared the acquisition of quarterback Trevor Siemian to signing Keenum a year ago
Latavius Murray stood to be cut had he not renegotiated his previous contract.
It remains to be seen how much money free-agent defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson will want, and whether the Vikings will be able to afford him after signing Kirk Cousins
Clearing the path for Kirk Cousins to come to Minnesota, quarterbacks Case Keenum, Teddy Bridgewater and Sam Bradford agreed to terms Tuesday with new teams.
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Indications are the Vikings want to retain at least half of their own free agents.
U.S. Bank Stadium stands out, but the TCO Perfomance Center is what could separate the Vikings on the field.
The two have been friends and training partners since the Miami-area high school rivals played each other on the gridiron.
The Vikings saw improvement last year on the offensive line, but they still lack depth.
Laquon Treadwell made improvement from his rookie year to last season, but the Vikings still want to see more from him.
In addition to checking out the latest batch of prospects for this year's draft, the Vikings and other teams will kick-start the free agency process in Indianapolis.
The team has until March 12 before other teams can begin negotiating with him.
The team is coming off an NFC North title, a first-round playoff bye and a 14-win season.
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The Vikings want to interview John DeFilippo after Philadelphia plays in Sunday's Super Bowl, a league source told the Star Tribune.
Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen won't need surgery this offseason, which he says gives him a head start on 2018 preparations.
Former teammates Doug Pederson and Brett Favre remain close pals, so Pederson has called in the Hall-of-Famer for a Saturday speech.
All-Pro defensive tackle Fletcher Cox leads an Eagles front four that takes exception when their coordinator calls blitzes.
Third-year Eagles receiver Nelson Agholor tops them all in terms of talent, according to Torrey Smith, who has seen Agholor evolve from highly criticized top draft pick to a player nearing his potential.
The Eagles' run-pass option offense may look simple, but it gave defenses fits during the Eagles' Super Bowl run.
Five members of the Reilly family will be in the stands at U.S. Bank Stadium to watch the Patriots and Eagles in the Super Bowl.
Brett Favre says he'd rather his grandchildren not play football. Vikings star Everson Griffen won't let his kids play until high school. Brain injuries are being studied on many fronts by those with an interest in the sport's future.
After coach Doug Pederson outcoached Vikings coach Mike Zimmer, and his Eagles players outplayed the Vikings in Minnesota's latest playoff embarrassment, there was only chaotic and unbridled ecstasy in Philadelphia.
Adam Thielen, one of eight Vikings players to play more than 1,000 snaps in the regular season, gutted through a fractured back, according to the NFL Network
Pat Shurmur said after the Vikings' 38-7 NFC Championship Game loss he intended to fly back to Minneapolis and conduct exit interviews with players on Monday, which will be one of his last days at Winter Park.
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Mike Remmers, who played right tackle most of the season, will again play left guard with Rashod Hill holding down the tackle position.
Circumstances of the two plays were eerily similar. Both drives started at their own 20-yard line with less than half a minute remaining in an important game.
The Vikings allowed only one 100-yard receiver during the regular season due, in large part, to the play of All-Pro cornerback Xavier Rhodes.
For the second consecutive year, the Kendricks brothers will stand on opposite sidelines. This time, after the Vikings lost a Week 7 game in Philadelphia last year, it's for a trip to the Super Bowl.
At the end of the third quarter, New Orleans' comeback attempt was sparked right after Vikings safety Andrew Sendejo was blindsided by Saints receiver Michael Thomas.
Sam Bradford heaped loads of praise on the performance of Vikings' quarterback Case Keenum. As for his status? "I'm not going to talk about that."
Vikings coach Mike Zimmer says he think Sam Bradford could play if needed, but still has a 'ways to go' after just five practices.
The Vikings are near full strength heading into Sunday's NFC divisional playoff game. That's the benefit of a bye week after the regular season, an ending Kyle Rudolph admittedly dragged his injured ankle through.
A pair of infamous kicks still has Minnesota football fans fighting visions of wide-left attempts from All-Pros Gary Anderson and Blair Walsh in the 1998 and 2015 playoffs.
Pat Elflein is back from a shoulder injury, but there are still decisions to be made about the Vikings' starting lineup against the Saints.
A rejuvenated Saints team will come marching into U.S. Bank Stadium for the NFC divisional playoffs Sunday, when the Vikings can take revenge on behalf of one of Minnesota's more recent playoff heartbreaks: the 2009 NFC Championship Game.
No matter this weekend's outcomes, the Vikings' opening playoff game will feature a rematch of a game from the regular season
Whichever opponent the Vikings face Jan. 14 at U.S. Bank Stadium, their preparation begins in earnest this weekend via the wild-card game television broadcasts, said cornerback Xavier Rhodes.
The Bears, Lions and Cardinals requested to interview Shurmur, the architect of the NFL's 11th-ranked offense, during Vikings first-round bye this week, a league source said.
Ryan Quigley became the first Vikings punter to end a season without a touchback (since touchbacks became a stat in 1991). He's just the second in NFL history after Washington's Sav Rocca in 2013.
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