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The Viking Age May 22, 2018

Xavier Rhodes gets disrespected by the NFL Top 100 countdown

After a season that ended with him earning a First-Team All-Pro selection, the Minnesota Vikings cornerback is ranked very low on the 2018 NFL Top 100 list. The roads were indeed closed for those who had to face Minnesota Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes in 2017. Rhodes impressive performance in his fifth season with the Vikings […] Xavier Rhodes gets disrespected by the NFL Top 100 countdown - The Viking Age - The Viking Age - A Minnesota Vikings Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
The Viking Age May 21, 2018

Newman: ‘Xavier Rhodes is the best cornerback in the league’

In part three of “Terence Newman Presents”, the veteran declared his Minnesota Vikings teammate as the best cornerback in the NFL. No Minnesota Vikings player has arguably benefitted more from the hiring of Mike Zimmer than cornerback Xavier Rhodes. Since Zimmer became the Vikings’ head coach in 2014, Rhodes has developed into one of the […] Newman: ‘Xavier Rhodes is the best cornerback in the league’ - The Viking Age - The Viking Age - A Minnesota Vikings Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
The Viking Age May 16, 2018

Who has a chance to be the Minnesota Vikings’ nickel corner in 2018?

Which players will be competing this summer to be the starting slot cornerback for the Minnesota Vikings during the 2018 regular season? A year after finishing the 2017 season with the NFL’s second-best pass defense, the Minnesota Vikings head into the summer with their top two corners in Xavier Rhodes and Trae Waynes ready to […] Who has a chance to be the Minnesota Vikings’ nickel corner in 2018? - The Viking Age - The Viking Age - A Minnesota Vikings Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Vikings Territory May 5, 2018

The purpleJOURNAL Podcast – We’re Alive Edition [Draft Reactions/Fears]

On this WE’RE BACK (!) Edition of the purpleJOURNAL Podcast the fellas discuss the draft, pick by pick, discuss the offensive line fears that people (including, spoiler alert, the fellas do as well) have, what first round pick Mike Hughes means for the secondary, the recent extension of Trae Waynes and re-signing of Terrance Newman … The post The purpleJOURNAL Podcast – We’re Alive Edition [Draft Reactions/Fears] appeared first on Vikings Territory.
Fox Sports May 1, 2018
Vikings' Newman says 2018 will be his final season

Vikings' Newman says 2018 will be his final season

Minnesota Vikings veteran cornerback Terence Newman will play his final season in the NFL at age 40.
Daily Norseman May 1, 2018
Tuesday Open Thread: May 1, 2018

Tuesday Open Thread: May 1, 2018

May has arrived, we can start looking forward to training camp Merry Tuesday, everyone! The first of May has arrived, and the spring fishing rush fishing will be starting any day now. I love this time of year. Around the DN since our last open thread: Arif posted Norse Code Podcast Episode 232: Should We Have Done Literally Anything Else?. The team picked up the fifth-year option on Trae Waynes’ contract. The Vikings finalized their list of undrafted free-agent signings. Wludford gives us a close look at new Viking, Holton Hill, he also has an analysis on Tyler Conklin. The Vikings have...

Terence Newman, Trae Waynes get more seasons with Vikings

Deals for Terence Newman and Trae Waynes keep the defensive secondary intact, with top pick Mike Hughes also joining the group.
The Viking Age Apr 30, 2018

Vikings exercise fifth-year option on Trae Waynes, now signed through 2019

The fifth-year option on the rookie deal of Trae Waynes has been exercised, keeping the cornerback with the Minnesota Vikings through the 2019 NFL season. The Minnesota Vikings have been making sure to keep their key defenders around. They have given massive contract extensions to Xavier Rhodes, Linval Joseph, Harrison Smith, and others to keep the top-ranked unit […] Vikings exercise fifth-year option on Trae Waynes, now signed through 2019 - The Viking Age - The Viking Age - A Minnesota Vikings Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.

Vikings re-sign Terence Newman, soon to be 40, for his 16th NFL season

After picking up the option for Trae Waynes, one of the teams’ younger defensive backs, the Vikings tapped Terence Newman for another season as well.

Listen: Reviewing the Vikings' 2018 NFL Draft class

Ben Goessling, Andrew Krammer and Michael Rand recap the Vikings' 2018 NFL Draft class with a few 'projects.' (5:00) Is drafting CB Mike Hughes at No. 30 overall an indictment on Mackensie Alexander? (13:00) Does trading up for kicker Daniel Carlson signal end for Kai Forbath? (20:00) Vikings continue to show confidence in 'culture.' (25:00) Vikings pick up Trae Waynes' fifth-year option. (30:00) Your Twitter questions on right guard, running back and linebacker depth.
Fox Sports Apr 30, 2018

Vikings exercise 5th-year contract option on CB Trae Waynes

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) The Minnesota Vikings have exercised their fifth-year contract option on cornerback Trae Waynes.
ClutchPoints Apr 30, 2018
Vikings exercise 5th-year option on Trae Waynes

Vikings exercise 5th-year option on Trae Waynes

The Minnesota Vikings have exercised their fifth-year option on cornerback Trae Waynes, the team announced on Monday per Eric Smith of their official website. Waynes, who will make $2.2 million this upcoming season, is set to earn a base salary of over $9 million in 2019 thanks to his option getting picked up. The 25-year-old […] The post Vikings exercise 5th-year option on Trae Waynes appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Vikings extend Trae Waynes' contract, locking up cornerback through 2019

2015 first-round pick has made strides since uneven rookie season.
Daily Norseman Apr 30, 2018
Minnesota Vikings pick up fifth-year option on Trae Waynes’ contract

Minnesota Vikings pick up fifth-year option on Trae Waynes’ contract

Not a surprise, but now it’s official In the wake of the 2018 NFL Draft, the Minnesota Vikings have made a move that we talked about briefly last week, but shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone. The team has announced that they are picking up the fifth-year option on the contract of cornerback Trae Waynes. The option will cost the Vikings a shade over $9 million and will keep Waynes under contract to the team through the end of the 2019 season. Waynes, the team’s first-round pick (#11 overall) in the 2016 NFL Draft, has seen steady improvement over his first three seasons with the...
Twin Cities Apr 30, 2018
Vikings pick up fifth-year option on CB Trae Waynes

Vikings pick up fifth-year option on CB Trae Waynes

The Vikings on Monday picked up the fifth-year contract option on cornerback Trae Waynes for 2019 worth $9.079 million. The move was expected. The deadline to pick up Waynes’ option was on Thursday, but Minnesota did it with three days to spare. Waynes was the No. 11 pick in the 2015 NFL draft out of […]

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