11:54 AM EDT, Mon June 17, 2019

Vikings mailbag: How can contract situations for Rick Spielman and Mike Zimmer impact decisions?

Below are a handful of questions submitted for our Access Vikings podcast, which you can find on Apple podcasts and Google Play. You can submit questions on Twitter to Ben Goessling, Andrew Krammer and Michael Rand, or via email to Andrew.Krammer@startribune.com. Q: In terms of decision making, how big an impact do the short-term nature of Spielman/Zimmer contracts have? Personally, I think Spielman should be contracted long term, so there is limited incentive to prioritizeshort-term over long-term success. — Neil Gleadall AK: Good question. Every year, it seems more than half of NFL teams...
The Viking Age 1 hour ago

Suspended Vikings cornerback Holton Hill learning from mistakes

After being suspended for the first four games of the 2019 NFL season, Vikings cornerback Holton Hill is being more careful about what he puts in his body. One of the best surprises of the 2018 NFL season for the Minnesota Vikings was the emergence of Holton Hill. The undrafted free agent came out and […] Suspended Vikings cornerback Holton Hill learning from mistakes - The Viking Age - The Viking Age - A Minnesota Vikings Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
The Viking Age 3 hours ago

Former Vikings head coach gets street named for him in Harrisburg, PA

Fans of the Minnesota Vikings visiting Harrisburg, Pennsylvania will want to make a quick stop to visit Dennis Green Way, named after the former head coach. When naming the greatest head coaches in Minnesota Vikings history, it won’t take long to reach Dennis Green. With the team from 1992 through 2001, he led the purple […] Former Vikings head coach gets street named for him in Harrisburg, PA - The Viking Age - The Viking Age - A Minnesota Vikings Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
The Viking Age 5 hours ago

How the Vikings can best utilize Irv Smith Jr. in 2019

The Minnesota Vikings rookie tight end could be a huge beneficiary after the Rudolph extension as he’s freed up to add a wrinkle into the Vikings offense. For years, the Minnesota Vikings have craved an athletic tight end to pair with Kyle Rudolph. To satisfy that craving, the Vikings have tried multiple ways to get […] How the Vikings can best utilize Irv Smith Jr. in 2019 - The Viking Age - The Viking Age - A Minnesota Vikings Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Daily Norseman 7 hours ago
Minnesota Vikings News and Links: June 17th, 2019

Minnesota Vikings News and Links: June 17th, 2019

It’s the greatest work day of the week, Monday! Good Morning! It’s Monday, the greatest work day according to Gone Fishin. Speaking of Fishin, he’s still swamped with his work thingy so I’ll continue posting the thread for the time being. News of our favorite team is getting limited, if you see something of interest concerning the Vikings that I overlooked please post it in the comments. Today’s poll idea came from a Fanpost by Mr. Obvious, thanks to him. Meanwhile we’ll carry on with our news and links open thread full of beer recommendations, nap strategies, crock pot and...
Vikings Territory 14 hours ago

A Bad Marriage for the Minnesota Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings seemed poised to win the NFC North last season, but a botched arranged marriage between John DeFilippo and Mike Zimmer quickly sent the team’s hopes south. With Gary Kubiak now at Zimmer’s side, the Vikings are poised to take back the north. I was optimistic about the signing of “Flip” last year, … The post A Bad Marriage for the Minnesota Vikings appeared first on Vikings Territory.
Twin Cities Jun 16, 2019
Vikings’ Holton Hill calls suspension ‘learning experience,’ seeks to take another step in 2019

Vikings’ Holton Hill calls suspension ‘learning experience,’ seeks to take another step in 2019

Holton Hill finished last season as a key member of the Vikings’ secondary, and had high hopes for 2019. A chance to fulfill those hopes, though, became delayed in April when the second-year cornerback was suspended for the first four games of the regular season for violating the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing substances. He won’t […]
ClutchPoints Jun 16, 2019
Vikings news: Trae Waynes, Mackensie Alexander are candidates for extensions

Vikings news: Trae Waynes, Mackensie Alexander are candidates for extensions

With the Minnesota Vikings re-signing Kyle Rudolph to a long term deal they have opened up some cap space which means Trae Waynes or Mackensie Alexander could be in line for an extension. The extension for Rudolph lowered his cap number this season from  $7.625 million to $3.55 million which means the Vikings have $4.687 […] The post Vikings news: Trae Waynes, Mackensie Alexander are candidates for extensions appeared first on ClutchPoints.
The Viking Age Jun 16, 2019

Top 8 seasons by a Minnesota Vikings backup quarterback

The Minnesota Vikings have had some great efforts by backup quarterbacks, here is a look at the best of them. The Minnesota Vikings have four quarterbacks on the roster heading into the summer. Still, there is no question that Kirk Cousins is the starter. The only competition that remains is who gets to hold the clipboard […] Top 8 seasons by a Minnesota Vikings backup quarterback - The Viking Age - The Viking Age - A Minnesota Vikings Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Daily Norseman Jun 15, 2019
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania names street after Dennis Green

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania names street after Dennis Green

He will live forever in his hometown Dennis Green will live forever in the history of the Minnesota Vikings as a successful head coach, and now he has forever been immortalized in the town that he grew up in. On Saturday, part of a street in Green’s hometown of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania was renamed Dennis Green Way. Green was named the head coach of the Vikings in 1992, becoming just the second African-American head coach in NFL history. He coached the Vikings until 2001, and to this day has more coaching victories for the franchise than anyone not named Bud Grant. Former Vikings’...
Daily Norseman Jun 15, 2019
Chad Beebe singled out by Gary Kubiak for offseason progress

Chad Beebe singled out by Gary Kubiak for offseason progress

Could he be a bigger part of the offense in 2019? The battle for the third wide receiver spot is going to be one of the more entertaining and intriguing battles of this year’s Training Camp for the Minnesota Vikings. While there have been a couple of names that have come out in some of the reports from OTAs and minicamps thus far, earlier this week one of the Vikings’ new coaches singled out one particular player that’s going to be fighting for that job. Gary Kubiak, the Vikings’ new offensive assistant, was singing the praises of second-year player Chad Beebe as this offseason’s...
Daily Norseman Jun 15, 2019
Could Harrison Smith be the next Viking that’s up for a contract extension?

Could Harrison Smith be the next Viking that’s up for a contract extension?

It sounds like that could happen With tight end Kyle Rudolph officially in the fold for the foreseeable future, the Minnesota Vikings have all of the pieces in place to make another run in 2019. They also have a ton of money invested in core players for the next few years, and are probably going to need to make some difficult decisions down the road. From the sounds of it, they might be seriously looking into taking care of another one of their cornerstone players for the long term. It's something on one side's radar for sure. Potentially both real soon.— Darren Wolfson (@DWolfsonKSTP)...
The Viking Age Jun 15, 2019

Vikings legend calls team’s 2019 running backs the best group ever

Former Minnesota Vikings All-Pro running back Chuck Foreman believes the team’s current group of rushers may be the best the franchise has ever seen. Before Adrian Peterson or Robert Smith ever put on a Minnesota Vikings uniform, Chuck Foreman was known as the greatest running back to ever play for the franchise. Some may even […] Vikings legend calls team’s 2019 running backs the best group ever - The Viking Age - The Viking Age - A Minnesota Vikings Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
The Viking Age Jun 15, 2019

David Morgan currently recovering from offseason knee surgery

The Minnesota Vikings tight end is entering his fourth season with the team and he is expected to be healthy enough in time to participate in training camp. When it came time to make their first of two sixth-round picks in the 2016 NFL Draft, the Minnesota Vikings decided to select German wide receiver Moritz […] David Morgan currently recovering from offseason knee surgery - The Viking Age - The Viking Age - A Minnesota Vikings Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Twin Cities Jun 15, 2019
Chuck Foreman dines with Vikings running backs, calls them impressive group

Chuck Foreman dines with Vikings running backs, calls them impressive group

Chuck Foreman knows plenty about the history of Vikings running backs, and he likes what he sees with the current group. Foreman was a Minnesota running back from 1973-79, and made five Pro Bowls. He has remained in the Twin Cities since his retirement, and running backs coach Kennedy Polamalu invited him to have dinner […]

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