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7 Minnesota Vikings milestones to watch for in Week 2

What are some Minnesota Vikings milestones to keep an eye on during Week 2? As a disclaimer, this assortment of observations does not seek to offer outlandish predictions like “Dalvin Cook breaks the all-time single-game rushing record” or “Yannick Ngakoue sacks Philip Rivers eight times.” The following factoids are realistic happenings that will likely unfold […] 7 Minnesota Vikings milestones to watch for in Week 2 - The Viking Age - The Viking Age - Minnesota Vikings News and Fan Community
ClutchPoints Sep 17, 2020
Yannick Ngakoue ready to bring ‘spark’ after rough first game

Yannick Ngakoue ready to bring ‘spark’ after rough first game

All eyes were on Yannick Ngakoue as he made his debut for the Minnesota Vikings in Week 1. Following Minnesota’s disappointing defensive performance against the Green Bay Packers, Ngakoue is motivated to perform better in Week 2. “I’ve still got a bad taste in my mouth, and I want to make it right this weekend. […] The post Yannick Ngakoue ready to bring ‘spark’ after rough first game appeared first on ClutchPoints.

Ngakoue ready to be a spark for the Vikings against a familiar foe

Defensive end Yannick Ngakoue, after years in the AFC South, has tips to share about the Colts with his new teammates.
Twin Cities Sep 16, 2020
Yannick Ngakoue’s listless Vikings debut left ‘a bad taste in my mouth’

Yannick Ngakoue’s listless Vikings debut left ‘a bad taste in my mouth’

Yannick Ngakoue knows how uninspiring his Vikings’ debut was, and he wants to make up for it in a hurry. The Vikings aquired the former Pro Bowl defensive end in an Aug. 31 trade with Jacksonville, and he started last Sunday’s opener against Green Bay at U.S. Bank Stadium. During the 43-34 loss, Ngakoue produced […]

Yannick Ngakoue has quiet debut with Vikings

The defensive end hit Aaron Rodgers once but otherwise had little impact.

Vikings-Packers pregame: Refurbished defense, sans Hunter, debuts with six new starters

The refurbished Vikings defense is set to debut against the Packers, with defensive end Danielle Hunter the only starter sidelined. For a refresher, over half (6 of 11 starting jobs) changed hands from last year's Week 1 defense, starting with cornerbacks Mike Hughes and Holton Hill down to new defensive end Yannick Ngakoue, who will start 10 days after passing COVID-19 testing protocols to enter TCO Performance Center. Here's the official game-day depth chart: LE Danielle Hunter (replaced by Ifeadi Odenigbo*) NT Shamar Stephen DT Jaleel Johnson* RE Yannick Ngakoue* SLB Anthony Barr MLB Eric...

Vikings' Ifeadi Odenigbo using his 'Fools Gold' tweet as motivation

The defensive end was responding to the Yannick Ngakoue trade before he fully knew Danielle Hunter's status.
Twin Cities Sep 11, 2020
From ‘fools gold’ to back in the lineup, Vikings’ Ifeadi Odenigbo vows to do ‘my part’

From ‘fools gold’ to back in the lineup, Vikings’ Ifeadi Odenigbo vows to do ‘my part’

Two weeks after a frustrated Ifeadi Odenigbo thought he had lost his starting job, he will open the season as a Vikings starter. Odenigbo was in line to start at defensive end until the Vikings acquired Yannick Ngakoue on Aug. 31 from Jacksonville to take that spot. But the other starter at defensive end, Danielle […]
Twin Cities Sep 11, 2020
Yannick Ngakoue, several key rookies make Vikings debuts Sunday against Packers

Yannick Ngakoue, several key rookies make Vikings debuts Sunday against Packers

PACKERS (0-0) AT VIKINGS (0-0) ·     When: noon Sunday ·     Where: U.S. Bank Stadium ·     TV: KMSP-Channel 9; Chris Myers, Greg Jennings, Brock Huard ·     Radio: KFXN-FM 100.3; Paul Allen, Pete Bercich, Greg Coleman ·     Referee: Bill Vinovich ·     Series: Packers lead 62-54-3 ·     Line: Vikings by 2 1/2 Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers will be making his 23rd career start […]
The Viking Age Sep 10, 2020

Vikings News: Danielle Hunter not expected to be out for long

The Minnesota Vikings should have their top pass rusher back sooner than later. Following the Minnesota Vikings announcement on Wednesday that they were placing defensive end Danielle Hunter on injured reserve, panic began to spread throughout the team’s fan base. After trading for Yannick Ngakoue, everyone assumed that the Vikings would head into their regular-season […] Vikings News: Danielle Hunter not expected to be out for long - The Viking Age - The Viking Age - Minnesota Vikings News and Fan Community
The Viking Age Sep 9, 2020

3 free-agent DEs the Vikings could sign to fill in for Danielle Hunter

Who could the Minnesota Vikings turn to for pass-rushing help? It didn’t take long after the Minnesota Vikings made a big trade to acquire Yannick Ngakoue from the Jacksonville Jaguars for the excitement surrounding the move to quickly turn into panic. Vikings fans thought they were going to see the team take the field on […] 3 free-agent DEs the Vikings could sign to fill in for Danielle Hunter - The Viking Age - The Viking Age - Minnesota Vikings News and Fan Community
The Viking Age Sep 7, 2020

The top 10 pass rushing duos in Minnesota Vikings history

The Minnesota Vikings can boast some awesome pass-rushing duos, here is a look at the top 10 in franchise history. When the Minnesota Vikings completed a trade for defensive end Yannick Ngakoue on August 31 with the Jacksonville Jaguars, it gave the team two rising stars to anchor their defensive line. A third-round draft pick […] The top 10 pass rushing duos in Minnesota Vikings history - The Viking Age - The Viking Age - Minnesota Vikings News and Fan Community
The Viking Age Sep 6, 2020

7 most important things to know about Yannick Ngakoue

What are some statistics and facts to know about new Minnesota Vikings defensive end Yannick Ngakoue? The plan felt sturdy. Everson Griffen concluded his decade-long stay with the Minnesota Vikings after a long free-agent purgatory that lasted most of the summer. The Dallas Cowboys vitalized their already robust defensive line by signing Everson Griffen in […] 7 most important things to know about Yannick Ngakoue - The Viking Age - The Viking Age - Minnesota Vikings News and Fan Community
Daily Norseman Sep 6, 2020
Minnesota Vikings News and Links: September 6th, 2020

Minnesota Vikings News and Links: September 6th, 2020

Photo by Hannah Foslien/ Sunday Open Thread Good Morning! As most of you know I live in Florida, I wear a Vikings themed mask and rarely get comments on it until the recently, since the trade of Yannick Ngakoue from the Jacksonville Jaguars to the Vikings I’m getting a lot of “bro you stole our best DE” or “dude he’s a beast.” I’m beginning to buy into the hype and hope Ngakoue shines this year and can get a long term deal with the Vikings. Speaking of hype, one week from today our favorite football team takes the field against the Packers. Meanwhile we’ll carry on...
Twin Cities Sep 5, 2020
Charley Walters: Vikings come out ahead in Ngakoue-Griffen swap

Charley Walters: Vikings come out ahead in Ngakoue-Griffen swap

By not re-signing defensive end Everson Griffen, and with running back Dalvin Cook declining a contract extension, the Minnesota Vikings may have ended up with the NFL’s top pass-rushing tandem. The Vikings used the $12 million they were willing to spend on Griffen and Cook to pay Yannick Ngakoue, acquired for a couple draft picks […]

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