8:38 PM EST, Thu February 21, 2019
Daily Norseman 48 mins ago
Vikings add two more to coaching staff

Vikings add two more to coaching staff

And one has a familiar name Apparently, the Minnesota Vikings weren’t quite done adding people to their coaching staff for 2019, as they’ve added two more coaches. Both of them will serve as offensive quality control coaches. One is Christian Jones, who will spend his first season as an NFL coach this year. Jones played college ball at Northwestern as a wide receiver, and coached there as an offensive intern in 2017. In 2018, he served as a graduate assistant at the University of Texas. The other is A.C. Patterson, who played briefly at Texas-El Paso before injuries shortened his...
Daily Norseman 1 hour ago
Hercules Mata’afa appears to be medically cleared

Hercules Mata’afa appears to be medically cleared

Could he have a spot on the 2019 roster? After the smoke cleared and the dust settled from the Undrafted Free Agent signing frenzy last April, one of the more intriguing names that landed with the Minnesota Vikings was Hercules Mata’afa. An undersized defensive tackle at Washington State, he was a consensus All-American and a first-team All-Pac 12 selection in his final season with the Cougars. Unfortunately, we didn’t get a whole lot of opportunity to witness what he was capable of in the NFL, as he suffered a knee injury during OTAs in June and was placed on injured reserve. However,...
Vikings Territory 1 hour ago

Vikings Introduce 2019 Coaching Staff

The Minnesota Vikings on Wednesday introduced the new members of the 2019 coaching staff during a press conference at TCO Performance Center in Eagan. Special teams coordinator Marwan Maalouf, offensive coordinator Kevin Stefanski, and assistant head coach/advisor Gary Kubiak addressed the Minnesota media for the first time in their new roles. Also taking the podium … The post Vikings Introduce 2019 Coaching Staff appeared first on Vikings Territory.
Twin Cities 2 hours ago
Vikings’ kicking woes are a top priority for new special-teams coordinator

Vikings’ kicking woes are a top priority for new special-teams coordinator

Let’s just say the Vikings have become a place where kickers go to die. Whether it’s Blair Walsh booting a chip shot field goal wide left in the playoffs, Kai Forbath missing extra points or Daniel Carlson melting down in overtime, it seems as if kickers become allergic to success as soon as they step […]
Minneapolis Star-Tribune 2 hours ago

Kubiak missed coaching too much to resist job with Vikings

The allure of the gameday atmosphere was simply too strong for Gary Kubiak to ignore, having spent the past two years in a non-coaching role for Denver following another health scare.