Archive for the ‘Minnesota Vikings’ Category

Two Old Bloggers – Finalists for GM, Not for HC

Saturday, January 22nd, 2022

Your Minnesota Vikings have narrowed the general manager search down to 2 finalists. Ryan Poles and Kwesi Adofo-Mensah will come to town Tuesday and Wednesday for the in-person and on-site final interviews, and afterward for wine and dining. The Head coach interviews continue on Zoom.

Charley Walters: Vikings’ Kirk Cousins likely will be traded in coming weeks

Saturday, January 22nd, 2022

Jan. 22—It will be surprising if the Minnesota Vikings don't trade quarterback Kirk Cousins and his 2022 $35 million guaranteed salary, which comes with a $45 million cap hit, before mid-March. Carolina, Denver and Cleveland make the most sense for Cousins, who turns 34 in August. New Orleans could also be a destination, but Carolina seems most likely. It's highly unlikely the Panthers will ...

Souhan: Best coach for Vikings is someone they already know

Saturday, January 22nd, 2022

The easiest candidate for the Vikings to hire, the most logical and familiar choice, is one they might not even interview. Here's what this pseudo-mystery candidate has going for him: 1. Experience. Experience shouldn't necessarily be a prerequisite, but experience does give intelligent coaches a chance to learn from their own mistakes. This candidate was a head coach for only two full NFL ...

Jim Caldwell Denies Rumor He Turned Down HC Interview Requests from Raiders, Vikings

Saturday, January 22nd, 2022

Former Indianapolis Colts and Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell issued a statement Saturday to deny a report he turned down interview requests from the Las Vegas Raiders and Minnesota Vikings to discuss their head coaching vacancies. Jim Caldwell @JimCaldwell_NFL I would like to correct an erroneous report that I turned down opportunities to interview for the head coaching job with Minnesota and Las Vegas. Those reports are not true (Full statement below).

SB Nation Reacts: Looking ahead to this weekend’s action

Friday, January 21st, 2022

We’ll take a look at what the national audience said concerning this week’s polling and then drop our own polls at the end to see how we compare. The first question is which of this weekend’s four games are you looking forward to the most. Not surprisingly, the winner of this one was the big matchup at Arrowhead between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Buffalo Bills.

Bucs OC Todd Bowles Takes Big Step Towards Head Coaching Job

Friday, January 21st, 2022

Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive coordinator will undoubtedly be focused on getting past the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday, but he’s still a hot commodity when it comes to becoming a head coach this offseason. Bowles completed an HC interview with the Minnesota Vikings on Friday: Bowles has been the DC for the Buccaneers since 2019 and actually was the head coach for the New York Jets prior to that for four seasons, compiling a 24-40 record.

Former DE Jared Allen had a hilarious comment on Vikings’ coach search

Friday, January 21st, 2022

You have to love Jared Allen.

Vikings interview 2 GM candidates, ex-assistant Gannon for head coach job

Friday, January 21st, 2022

The Vikings' search group has met with all eight known candidates for general manager after interviewing Patriots consultant Eliot Wolf and Browns vice president of player personnel Glenn Cook on Thursday. They previously interviewed the Chiefs' Ryan Poles, the Eagles' Brandon Brown and Catherine Raiche, the Browns' Kwesi Adofo-Mensah, the Buccaneers' John Spytek and the Titans' Monti ...

Minnesota Vikings – Still Adapting, Jan. 21st

Thursday, January 20th, 2022

Spielman is out stumping about where things went wrong, part of the blame when Zimmer's way as he was burning through OC's quicker than Spielman could adapt. With changes basically happening every year, Spielman admitted it was hard to keep adapting on the fly with no stability. "You try to do your best to adapt and the guys that we do have, can you do some things from your scheme to maybe adjust a little bit to their skill set?

Vikings interview Browns’ Cook, Pats’ Wolf for GM job

Thursday, January 20th, 2022

Wolf and Cook became the seventh and eighth external candidates to interview with the Vikings for the general manager vacancy created when Rick Spielman was fired after 16 seasons with the team. Spielman had the general manager title with full authority over the roster for 10 seasons. The Vikings are concurrently searching for a head coach after firing Mike Zimmer at the conclusion of his eighth season.