Five position battles to watch in Vikings training camp

Five position battles to watch in Vikings training camp

Some clarity was gained during the offseason program, but there’s much to sort out for the Vikings when the team assembles for training camp in Mankato next month.

Norv Turner says he's open to a return to coaching

June 21
Norv Turner says he's open to a return to coaching
Turner, the former Vikings offensive coordinator, has not taken a new coaching position since he surprisingly resigned here last November, after disagreements with head coach Mike Zimmer.

Vikings expect Morgan to push for roster spot as all-purpose tight end

June 20
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Behind Vikings starting tight end Kyle Rudolph, his position group fields just one NFL catch between the other five guys in the room.
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Move comes as stadium panel seeks a long-term person for the position.
South Metro
4:45pm

Vikings begin to market Eagan development around new HQ

Vikings football team owners hope to attract office, retail, hospitality and housing partners to Viking Lakes development.
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10:41am

Packers' Guion charged in Hawaii with intoxicated driving

Green Bay Packers defensive lineman Letroy Guion has been charged with driving under the influence of an intoxicant in Hawaii.
Minneapolis
June 20

U.S. Bank Stadium authority seeks pay raises, code of ethics

The authority will take up the issues at Thursday's meeting.
Vikings
June 20

Green Bay fan will forever be a Packer after taking wife's last name

Dr. Marie Packer was already planning on keeping her last name. Ryan Holtan-Murphy said it was a “no-brainer” to take her name.

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  • NFC North w l t pct pf pa home away
    Green Bay 10 6 0 .625 432 388 6-2 4-4
    Detroit 9 7 0 .563 346 358 6-2 3-5
    Minnesota 8 8 0 .500 327 307 5-3 3-5
    Chicago 3 13 0 .188 279 399 3-5 0-8
  • NFC South w l t pct pf pa home away
    Atlanta 11 5 0 .688 540 406 5-3 6-2
    Tampa Bay 9 7 0 .563 354 369 4-4 5-3
    New Orleans 7 9 0 .438 469 454 4-4 3-5
    Carolina 6 10 0 .375 369 402 4-4 2-6
  • NFC East w l t pct pf pa home away
    Dallas 13 3 0 .813 421 306 7-1 6-2
    NY Giants 11 5 0 .688 310 284 7-1 4-4
    Washington 8 7 1 .531 396 383 4-4 4-3
    Philadelphia 7 9 0 .438 367 331 6-2 1-7
  • NFC West w l t pct pf pa home away
    Seattle 10 5 1 .656 354 292 7-1 3-4
    Arizona 7 8 1 .469 418 362 4-3 3-5
    Los Angeles 4 12 0 .250 224 394 1-7 3-5
    San Francisco 2 14 0 .125 309 480 1-7 1-7
  • AFC North w l t pct pf pa home away
    Pittsburgh 11 5 0 .688 399 327 6-2 5-3
    Baltimore 8 8 0 .500 343 321 6-2 2-6
    Cincinnati 6 9 1 .406 325 315 4-3 2-6
    Cleveland 1 15 0 .063 264 452 1-7 0-8
  • AFC South w l t pct pf pa home away
    Houston 9 7 0 .563 279 328 7-1 2-6
    Tennessee 9 7 0 .563 381 378 5-3 4-4
    Indianapolis 8 8 0 .500 411 392 4-4 4-4
    Jacksonville 3 13 0 .188 318 400 2-6 1-7
  • AFC East w l t pct pf pa home away
    New England 14 2 0 .875 441 250 6-2 8-0
    Miami 10 6 0 .625 363 380 6-2 4-4
    Buffalo 7 9 0 .438 399 378 4-4 3-5
    NY Jets 5 11 0 .313 275 409 2-6 3-5
  • AFC West w l t pct pf pa home away
    Kansas City 12 4 0 .750 389 311 6-2 6-2
    Oakland 12 4 0 .750 416 385 6-2 6-2
    Denver 9 7 0 .563 333 297 5-3 4-4
    San Diego 5 11 0 .313 410 423 3-5 2-6
  • Passing Yards
    S. Bradford MIN 3877
    S. Hill MIN 242
  • Rushing Yards
    J. McKinnon MIN 539
    M. Asiata MIN 402
    A. Peterson MIN 72
    S. Bradford MIN 53
    C. Patterson MIN 43
  • Receiving Yards
    A. Thielen MIN 967
    S. Diggs MIN 903
    K. Rudolph MIN 840
    C. Patterson MIN 453
    M. Asiata MIN 263
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    E. Kendricks MIN 109
    H. Smith MIN 91
    L. Joseph MIN 77
    A. Barr MIN 70
    A. Sendejo MIN 66
  • Interceptions
    X. Rhodes MIN 5
    T. Waynes MIN 3
    A. Sendejo MIN 2
    C. Greenway MIN 1
    (3) Players 1
  • Sacks
    D. Hunter MIN 12.5
    E. Griffen MIN 8.0
    B. Robison MIN 7.5
    L. Joseph MIN 4.0
    E. Kendricks MIN 2.5
  • Passing Yards
    D. Brees NO 5208
    M. Ryan ATL 4944
    K. Cousins WAS 4917
    A. Rodgers GB 4428
    M. Stafford DET 4327
  • Rushing Yards
    E. Elliott DAL 1631
    J. Howard CHI 1313
    D. Johnson ARI 1239
    D. Freeman ATL 1079
    M. Ingram NO 1043
  • Receiving Yards
    J. Jones ATL 1409
    O. Beckham Jr. NYG 1367
    M. Evans TB 1321
    J. Nelson GB 1257
    B. Cooks NO 1173
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    B. Wagner SEA 167
    K. Alexander TB 145
    S. Lee DAL 145
    A. Ogletree LA 136
    T. Whitehead DET 132
  • Interceptions
    D. Rodgers-Cromartie NYG 6
    H. Clinton-Dix GB 5
    L. Collins NYG 5
    J. Hicks PHI 5
    X. Rhodes MIN 5
  • Sacks
    V. Beasley Jr. ATL 15.5
    M. Golden ARI 12.5
    D. Hunter MIN 12.5
    C. Avril SEA 11.5
    (3) Players 11.0
  • Passing Yards
    P. Rivers SD 4386
    J. Flacco BAL 4317
    A. Luck IND 4240
    A. Dalton CIN 4206
    D. Carr OAK 3937
  • Rushing Yards
    D. Murray TEN 1287
    J. Ajayi MIA 1272
    L. Bell PIT 1268
    L. McCoy BUF 1267
    L. Blount NE 1161
  • Receiving Yards
    T. Hilton IND 1448
    A. Brown PIT 1284
    A. Cooper OAK 1153
    J. Landry MIA 1136
    T. Kelce KC 1125
  • Defensive Tackles (Total)
    Z. Brown BUF 149
    C. Kirksey CLE 143
    P. Brown BUF 135
    P. Posluszny JAX 133
    Z. Orr BAL 130
  • Interceptions
    C. Hayward SD 7
    Q. Demps HOU 6
    M. Peters KC 6
    S. Gilmore BUF 5
    R. Nelson OAK 5
  • Sacks
    V. Miller DEN 13.5
    L. Alexander BUF 12.5
    C. Wake MIA 11.5
    K. Mack OAK 11.0
    E. Walden IND 11.0
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June 19

Vikings head strength coach leaving for USTA

Brent Salazar, who was on Mike Zimmer’s staff for 16 months, is leaving the Vikings to accept a position with the U.S. Tennis Association.
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June 17

Hartman: Zimmer, known for coaching defense, takes on Vikings offensive issues

For the 2017 season it's clear that the Vikings are going to need much more out of their offense, which ranked 28th in the league in 2016, if they are going to compete for a Super Bowl bid in their home stadium.
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June 16
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Vikings receiver Michael Floyd, under house arrest, reportedly failed multiple alcohol tests.
Vikings
June 16

Vikings camp schedule released: less than 40 days 'til football

The Vikings have released their 2017 training camp schedule. It's perhaps their last time holding it in Mankato.
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June 16

The Tommy Armstrong Experiment comes to an end for Vikings

Former Nebraska quarterback Tommy Armstrong tried his hand at safety for 13 practices, but the Vikings had seen enough. Armstrong was waived Friday.
Vikings
June 16

Zimmer could hand over Vikings' defensive calls to Edwards

A final decision has not been made but George Edwards called the defense when Mike Zimmer missed the Vikings' 17-15 loss to Dallas last season.
Vikings
June 15
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June 15

After latest checkup, Mike Zimmer 'just about out of the woods' with eye recovery

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Vikings
June 15

Laquon Treadwell's leaping grab a notable Vikings minicamp moment

Second-year receiver Laquon Treadwell concluded one red-zone session with a leaping grab of a Sam Bradford pass over Trae Waynes for a touchdown in the corner of the end zone.
Vikings
June 15
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Hartman: Vikings memories flow with Moss, Rashad at Winter Park

The Vikings couldn't find two better Ring of Honor inductees than Randy Moss and Ahmad Rashad.
Vikings
June 14

Vikings' Berger puts retirement on hold

Joe Berger, the oldest and longest-tenured Vikings offensive lineman, was given no deadline to tell the team whether he planned to continue his career. He ultimately decided to return.
Vikings
June 14

For Moss and Rashad, time makes Vikings Ring of Honor even sweeter

Vikings' receiving greats Randy Moss and Ahmad Rashad said they are humbled to be joining the team's Ring of Honor in 2017. The announcement was made Wednesday.

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