Archive for the ‘Minnesota Vikings’ Category

As he awaits next step, Broncos QB Case Keenum shares thoughts on Joe Flacco trade

Thursday, February 21st, 2019

A year ago at this time, quarterback Case Keenum was a hot commodity. Keenum was coming off a fine season with the Minnesota Vikings. He ended up getting a two-year, $36 million deal from the Denver Broncos.

Mike Garafolo: Minnesota Vikings have leverage in extension talks with wide receiver Adam Thielen

Wednesday, February 20th, 2019

NFL Network's Mike Garafolo and Tom Pelissero talk about the possibility of a contract extension for Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen.

Kirk Cousins insults Minnesotans with obtuse tweet about LeBron James, Miami

Tuesday, February 19th, 2019

Kirk Cousins was hailed as the missing piece when he signed a record fully guaranteed $84 million deal with the Minnesota Vikings last offseason, praised as the quarterback to get them over the hump and into the Super Bowl. The Vikings proceeded to miss the playoffs. Now, after establishing worries that his deal is a disaster, Cousins is spending his offseason making matters worse.

Kirk Cousins: ‘Looking for better things’ with the Minnesota Vikings next season

Saturday, February 2nd, 2019

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins stops by to talk with NFL Network's Melissa Stark and Kevin Frazier about how the team can improve in 2019.

Kirk Cousins on the time Sean McVay stopped Redskins practice

Saturday, February 2nd, 2019

Kirk Cousins on the time Sean McVay stopped Redskins practice originally appeared on nbcsportswashington.com Los Angeles Rams head coach Sean McVay has come a long way since he was the Redskins tight ends coach. But his knowledge for the game, personality, and demeanor has always been there. While a guest on NFL Network's Good Morning Football, Minnesota Vikings and former Redskins quarterback Kirk Cousins had plenty to say about McVay when he was the Redskins' tight ends coach.

Ex-NFL QB, assistant coach Wade Wilson dies on 60th birthday

Friday, February 1st, 2019

Wade Wilson, the quarterback who led the Minnesota Vikings to an NFC championship game and coached the position with the Dallas Cowboys for more than a decade, died on his 60th birthday Friday. Wilson died at his home in the Dallas suburb of Coppell. Police said a 911 call was made from Wilson's home, where the caller said Wilson was unresponsive and CPR was in progress.

Super Bowl LIII predictions: Vikings star has simple reason for picking Patriots

Monday, January 28th, 2019

Super Bowl LIII predictions: Vikings star has simple reason for picking Patriots originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph knows what it's like to lose to the New England Patriots. His Vikings were soundly beaten by Tom Brady and Co. in December at Gillette Stadium. Rudolph also played the Patriots' Super Bowl LIII opponent, the Los Angeles Rams, during the regular season.

Report: Todd Downing not expected to return to Vikings coaching staff

Thursday, January 17th, 2019

Tight ends coach Todd Downing is not expected to return with the Minnesota Vikings in 2019, according to Courtney Cronin of ESPN.com. Per the report, Downing had been offered two different roles to remain with the team moving forward and the door remains open for him to stay with the organization. Downing joined the Vikings in 2018 after being let go as offensive coordinator of the Oakland Raiders after only season.

How Drew Brees Pushes the Limits of Quarterback Accuracy

Thursday, January 17th, 2019

This season was the fourth time Brees set the NFL's single-season completion percentage record. There's another way to unpack Brees's season, to show how difficult it will be for any quarterback to ever approach the standards for efficiency and precision that he set this year. It's by looking at his small number of incompletions.

Broncos hire 49ers QBs coach Scangarello as OC

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

The task of modernizing Denver's outdated offense goes to Rich Scangarello, whose stellar work as San Francisco's quarterbacks coach the last two seasons led to his hiring as the Broncos' offensive coordinator Wednesday. We're getting an experienced coach who was a trusted and valued assistant with Kyle Shanahan for three seasons,'' Broncos head coach Vic Fangio said. With his background and knowledge, it's the perfect time for Rich to be an offensive coordinator in the NFL.