Archive for the ‘Minnesota Vikings’ Category

LSU to interview Daronte Jones for defensive coordinator job

Saturday, January 23rd, 2021

Louisiana State Univerisity has announced that they will be interviewing Vikings’ defensive backs coach Daronte Jones for their open defensive coordinator position. A Louisiana native, Jones came to Minnesota this past season after spending two seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals as their defensive backs coach. Prior to that, he was with the Miami Dolphins as an assistant.

What Broncos GM George Paton’s philosophy says about the Vikings

Saturday, January 23rd, 2021

Minnesota Vikings rely heavily on the NFL draft. There's no question of that. Broncos GM George Paton, who used to be the Vikings' assistant GM, seems to agree with that strategy.

PFF describes what went wrong for the Vikings in 2020

Saturday, January 23rd, 2021

The Minnesota Vikings had a lot of problems in 2020. PFF pinpoints the big issue in a video.

Top 5 Player Seasons Under Mike Zimmer

Saturday, January 23rd, 2021

The Mike Zimmer experiment for the Minnesota Vikings is seven years complete. During the timeframe, Zimmer has won 57.6% of football games. January 21, 2021 The Mike Zimmer experiment for the Minnesota Vikings is seven years complete.

Don’t Panic: Cousins Will Be Fine No Matter The OC

Saturday, January 23rd, 2021

Annually, Cousins does basically the same thing – a statline in the ballpark of 3,800-4,200 passing yards and 25-35 touchdowns. Still, that is called "pedestrian." Cousins is the only quarterback in the NFL to throw 25 or more touchdown passes in every season since 2015.

Lunchbreak: Justin Jefferson Named PFF’s Rookie of the Year

Saturday, January 23rd, 2021

PFF's Sam Monson tabbed Jefferson as overall Rookie of the Year and Offensive Rookie of the Year. Monson wrote: When you break a franchise record that was once held by Hall of Fame wide receiver Randy Moss, you're doing something pretty well. When you do it as a rookie and then break the overall NFL record in the same year, you're deserving of Rookie of the Year honors.

PFF regrades the Vikings taking center Garrett Bradbury in 2019

Friday, January 22nd, 2021

The Minnesota Vikings drafted Garrett Bradbury with the No. 18 pick in the 2019 NFL draft. Pro Football Focus has a regrade for it.

Justin Jefferson and Chad Johnson Go 1-on-1 in Miami, Talk Smack on Twitter

Friday, January 22nd, 2021

Johnson, who famously ate McDonald's almost every day throughout his entire playing career, says he'll pay for the food. It's now Monday, and Jefferson didn't forget. Here's the problem: Jefferson is in Miami, while Johnson is with his kids at Busch Gardens theme park in Tampa.

Vikings 2020 season review: Linebackers

Friday, January 22nd, 2021

Here is a Vikings Wire review of the Minnesota Vikings' linebacker group for the 2020 NFL season.

Lunchbreak: Jefferson Among ESPN’s Top Non-QB MVP Candidates

Friday, January 22nd, 2021

Walder recently tabbed Jefferson as one of 10 non-quarterback NFL MVP candidates from the 2020 season. Walder had Jefferson at No. on his list, and the former LSU standout was the only rookie included among other big-name stars.