8:24 AM EST, Sat March 06, 2021
23 mins ago

Todd McShay Picks Familiar Name for MIN in Mock Draft

Note: This article originally appeared on our sister site, purplePTSD.com. Over the last week, EDGE rusher Gregory Rousseau from the University of Miami (FL) has fallen off the Minnesota Vikings radar in mock drafts. He was theorized in February to be “the guy” for the Vikings with their 14th pick in the 2021 NFL Draft. … The post Todd McShay Picks Familiar Name for MIN in Mock Draft appeared first on Vikings Territory.
1 hour ago

It begins. Danielle Hunter has liked multiple trade related Tweets

A few days ago Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman held a press conference in which he said that rehabbing edge rusher Danielle Hunter had neither requested a trade nor asked to be the highest paid defender in the NFL. Many in the media, including me, said that this was a good sign but some, … The post It begins. Danielle Hunter has liked multiple trade related Tweets appeared first on Vikings Territory.
1 hour ago

McNiff’s Musings: Is Zach Parise skating on Thin Ice?

Note: This article is a preview of the type of content we’re posting on our new Minnesota hockey portal, MinnyIce.com! Check that site out daily for great hockey content! On the ice the Minnesota Wild were trailing the Vegas Golden Knights 2-1 midway through the 3d period, trying not only to net the equalizer, but … The post McNiff’s Musings: Is Zach Parise skating on Thin Ice? appeared first on Vikings Territory.
10 hours ago

The Vikings Traded Back in the 1st Round Last Year. Here Are the Spoils.

Fully unrelated to the selection of Justin Jefferson last year, the Minnesota Vikings traded with the San Francisco 49ers to move back six spots in the 2020 NFL Draft. The 49ers leapfrogged the ladder – at a price – and chose wide receiver Brandon Aiyuk. For the most part, it was a wise decision according … The post The Vikings Traded Back in the 1st Round Last Year. Here Are the Spoils. appeared first on Vikings Territory.
Mar 5, 2021

Rudolph Out, Weatherly In – What’s Next?

Winds of change are underway for the Minnesota Vikings this offseason. Cue the Scorpions. “Winds of Change” is the mentionable song for poetic purposes. The German classic rock ballad details the fall of Communism in Eastern Europe during the early 1990s. Interestingly, Kyle Rudolph was born on the day that The Berlin Wall fell in … The post Rudolph Out, Weatherly In – What’s Next? appeared first on Vikings Territory.
Mar 4, 2021

The VikingsTerritory Breakdown- Is Rudolph the First Domino/Viking to fall?

The VikingsTerritory Breakdown – Kyle Rudolph the first Viking to Fall? On this very special episode of The VikingsTerritory Breakdown the Joes and McNiff break down the Kyle Rudolph news top to bottom. From his legacy, our personal interaction(s) with him, the TE position moving forward for the Vikings, etc. We apologize for the audio … The post The VikingsTerritory Breakdown- Is Rudolph the First Domino/Viking to fall? appeared first on Vikings Territory.
Mar 4, 2021

Rick Spielman Press Conference Gives Clues

The month of February was eerily quiet for the Minnesota Vikings as the front office prepared for an impactful March and April. There was an arid stretch of 3-4 weeks that resulted in speculation city for followers of the team – about all folks can do when no news is reported. Kirk Cousins trade rumors, … The post Rick Spielman Press Conference Gives Clues appeared first on Vikings Territory.
Mar 4, 2021

Danielle Hunter has NOT requested trade/to be highest paid defender in NFL

Do me a favor. Before you read/comprehend what I’m about to tell you, go out to your nearest sidewalk and lick a good 3-4 inches of pavement until your taste buds recoil from the grain(s) of salt you just lapped up. I’ll wait. Point being: Take the following with s grain of salt (and sand, … The post Danielle Hunter has NOT requested trade/to be highest paid defender in NFL appeared first on Vikings Territory.
Mar 3, 2021

Should the Vikings bring Nick Easton back?

With the news that Minnesota had moved on from long-time tight end and team leader Kyle Rudolph this week, many have thought that the Vikings are just beginning their second off-season purge of core players in as many years. Whether or not that ends up being the case, the fact remains that this Vikings team … The post Should the Vikings bring Nick Easton back? appeared first on Vikings Territory.
Mar 3, 2021

2 AFC Teams the Early Frontrunners for Kyle Rudolph

Less than 24 hours after the Minnesota Vikings announced the emotional departure of Kyle Rudolph from the roster, the rumor mill speculating his new home commenced. The keynote characteristic of Rudolph’s skill set is catching the football, so there will be a robust market for his services. He may not be the fastest tight end … The post 2 AFC Teams the Early Frontrunners for Kyle Rudolph appeared first on Vikings Territory.
Mar 2, 2021

5 Potential Landing Spots for Kyle Rudolph

The Minnesota Vikings and tight end Kyle Rudolph closed a chapter on Tuesday – one that spanned a full decade. The Vikings released Rudolph, saving $5 million in cap space in 2021. The 10-year veteran can now sign anywhere in the NFL. Rudolph, 31, was drafted by the Vikings with the 43rd overall pick in … The post 5 Potential Landing Spots for Kyle Rudolph appeared first on Vikings Territory.
Mar 2, 2021

Vikings to Release Kyle Rudolph

In a move that almost seemed inevitable yet is still sad to have finally happened, the Vikings will be releasing tight end Kyle Rudolph after a ten-year partnership. The always classy Rudolph broke the news himself with a letter to Vikings fans, the organization, and the entire state of Minnesota thanking them for the decade … The post Vikings to Release Kyle Rudolph appeared first on Vikings Territory.
Mar 2, 2021

Yet Another Player Enters the Backup QB Market

Kirk Cousins has been an ironman since he entered the league. He has started all but one game since 2015, making him one of the most reliable quarterbacks in the league. It has allowed the Vikings the luxury of not putting much emphasis on a backup QB. However, my argument on this topic will always … The post Yet Another Player Enters the Backup QB Market appeared first on Vikings Territory.
Mar 2, 2021

What if the Vikings Don’t Fix the Offensive Line (Again)?

There has been a serious push this offseason for the Vikings to fix what was a dreadfully bad offensive line in 2020. It left Kirk Cousins running for his life much of the time due to broken down blocking schemes, and against a good blitzing team like Tampa Bay, the Vikings offense became somewhat stagnant. … The post What if the Vikings Don’t Fix the Offensive Line (Again)? appeared first on Vikings Territory.
Mar 1, 2021

Welcome to March. Here is the Vikings Docket.

March struck the calendar for the Minnesota Vikings, and that ensures the most eventful offseason month to date is underway. The league was rattled on Monday by the bombshell news that three-time Defensive Player of the Year, J.J. Watt, is joining the Arizona Cardinals. In the desert, Watt will reunite with departed-from-Houston star DeAndre Hopkins … The post Welcome to March. Here is the Vikings Docket. appeared first on Vikings Territory.