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'It's going to be weird,' but Vikings defenders await chance to tackle Saints' Adrian Peterson

Kyle Rudolph is just glad he plays offense now that Adrian Peterson is officially a member of the New Orleans Saints. “So I don’t have to tackle him,” Rudolph said Tuesday as Vikings players continued voluntary offseason workouts. “If Adrian and I are on the field at the same time, there’s a big problem.” Peterson signed a two-year deal with the Saints on Tuesday, meaning his first game in a non-Vikings uniform will be against the Vikings — on national television. The Saints open the season at U.S. Bank Stadium on Monday Night Football. “It’s going to be weird, first of all,...
Daily Norseman Apr 15, 2017
Resetting the Minnesota Vikings’ Depth Chart: Tight End

Resetting the Minnesota Vikings’ Depth Chart: Tight End

It’s another position the Vikings are likely to address in the draft, but what do they have there now? As we continue looking at the Minnesota Vikings’ roster going into the 2017 NFL Draft, we’ve come to the tight end position. It seems highly likely that the Vikings will invest a draft pick at the tight end position in a couple of weeks here, given that there are only four tight ends on the current roster, and only two that have actual NFL experience. So, this reset should be relatively easy. Let’s get to it, shall we? The Main Guy - Kyle Rudolph In 2016, Kyle Rudolph finally had...

Analysts: Impact tight ends available for Vikings in the NFL Draft

Will the Vikings continue to address the tight end position alongside Kyle Rudolph? Daniel Jeremiah and Bucky Brooks, former NFL scouts and current draft analysts for the NFL Network, are among those thinking they could get a difference maker from the upcoming NFL Draft class in two weeks. “You have a lot of playmakers,” Brooks said. “You have a handful of traditional Y tight ends [and] these mismatched guys — guys that are kind of like those jumbo wide receivers — will have the opportunity to play in the league and create mismatches. Much like Jordan Reed has been able to...

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