2:54 AM EST, Fri January 20, 2017

Vikings grades, outlook: Anthony Barr's quiet season an enigma at linebacker

This is the sixth in an eight-part series reviewing the 2016 Vikings and looking ahead by position. Previously: OL / RB, TE / WR / QB / DL Anthony Barr, the former ninth-overall pick, played more than ever in his third NFL season, but didn’t make the same splash plays Vikings followers became accustom to seeing from the linebacker. Instead, second-year linebacker Eric Kendricks stood out as the group’s playmaker. Moving forward, the Vikings should want more from their linebackers as expectations increase for Barr and Kendricks while pursuing a third option to replace Chad...
Daily Norseman Jan 11, 2017
Danielle Hunter Makes “Top 25 Under 25”

Danielle Hunter Makes “Top 25 Under 25”

The second-year defensive end is turning some heads. We know that the Minnesota Vikings have a lot of good, young players on their squad that they can build around going forward. According to Pro Football Focus, however, none of them are as impressive as second-year defensive end Danielle Hunter. On their list of the Top 25 NFL players under the age of 25, Hunter is the only member of the Vikings listed, coming in at #24. Hunter is still just 22 years old, and he only turned 22 in late October. He is younger than most of the rookie class that has just completed its first season in the...
www.vikings.com Dec 21, 2016
Four Vikings Selected To Pro Bowl 

Four Vikings Selected To Pro Bowl 

Eden Prairie, MN (December 20, 2016) – Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen, return specialist Cordarrelle Patterson, cornerback Xavier Rhodes and safety Harrison Smith have been selected by players, fans and coaches to the 2017 NFL Pro Bowl. Griffen, Patterson and Smith each earned their second trip to the Pro Bowl, while Rhodes received the recognition for the first time. Griffen currently ranks in the top 10 in the NFL among defensive ends in sacks, total tackles, forced fumbles, sack yards, tackles for loss and quarterback hurries. Griffen’s eight sacks on the year rank tied for...

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