Archive for the ‘Minnesota Vikings’ Category

Stefon Diggs says Kirk Cousins was one of first to text him after Vikings trade

Friday, April 10th, 2020

Stefon Diggs had nothing but nice things to say about Kirk Cousins.

Let’s Get It, Buffalo

Friday, April 10th, 2020

I’m looking forward to the opportunity. I can’t wait to get there and help take this team to the next level.

Grading the fit for each Vikings player who signed elsewhere

Friday, April 10th, 2020

Minnesota has let a lot of talent walk in free agency this offseason, and some of the teams the former Vikings players ended up are interesting fits to say the least. Linval Joseph on the Chargers? Xavier Rhodes with a prove-contract on the Colts?

Trent Williams? High draft pick? Vikings’ options for fixing big problem

Friday, April 10th, 2020

Samia and former rookie tackle Oli Udoh were given a season to learn Minnesota's offense from the players in front of them. "I think we got some young guys that we basically redshirted this year that I think will have opportunities to be good football players," Zimmer said at the end of the season. "I'm hoping that becomes even more of a strength for us next year."

Minnesota Vikings Running Back Dalvin Cook Says He’s NFL’s Best Back, Wants To Be In Minnesota Long-Term

Friday, April 10th, 2020

WCCO)- Minnesota Vikings running back Dalvin Cook topped 1,600 total yards from scrimmage in 2019 with 13 touchdowns. His first 1,000 yard season showed exactly the dominance that the Vikings had hoped they would get when they selected him with the 41st overall pick in the 2017 Draft. Now, entering his fourth year in the league, Cook’s confidence is high.

Draft Diaries

Thursday, April 9th, 2020

Clint Jones — 1st Round, 2nd Overall Jones, an Ohio native, said he knew very little about Minnesota but did have a couple of unique connections, including that a high school teammate had played for Jerry Burns, who began his Vikings tenure as offensive coordinator in 1968. "I was supposed to go to New York," Jones said. "I was being prepped to go to New York, but I was very fortunate, as I look back, to have the opportunity to go to Minnesota.

Dalvin Cook says he’s the best back in the game, expects to sign long-term deal with Vikings

Thursday, April 9th, 2020

Dalvin Cook is set to receive a huge contract extension from the Minnesota Vikings, as the team is expected to sign him to a long-term deal as soon as both sides open contract talks. Once Cook signs his extension, he'll be paid like one of the best running backs in football. Cook firmly believes he is already the best running back in the game and intends to prove it over the next several seasons.

Dalvin Cook says he’s NFL’s ‘best back,’ wants to stay with Vikings ‘long term’

Thursday, April 9th, 2020

The things I do coming out of the backfield, the things I do in between the tackles, I block, I pretty much do it all,” Cook said of why he believes he’s the best. I don’t have to come off the field. I think some guys just don’t do as much as I do, and I think that’s why I’m today’s (top) back.

Dalvin Cook Calls Himself ‘Best Back in the Game’ amid Vikings Contract Talks

Thursday, April 9th, 2020

Add confidence to Dalvin Cook's robust skill set. "I consider myself the best back in the game," the Minnesota Vikings running back told Chris Tomasson of the Pioneer Press on Thursday. Cook added: "The things I do coming out of the backfield, the things I do in between the tackles...

Vikings WR Thielen aligns Minnesota stars for coronavirus relief fundraiser

Thursday, April 9th, 2020

Vikings Pro Bowl wide receiver Adam Thielen headlined a daylong fundraiser Thursday via local radio station KFAN to raise money for organizations helping support the medical and practical needs of Minnesotans battling the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. Thielen donated $100,000 through the Thielen Foundation and aligned sports and entertainment dignitaries for a virtual radiothon. Thielen partnered with State Farm, Adidas and Choice Bank, among others, in Thursday's effort.