The Minnesota Vikings will release veteran tight end John Carlson after two injury-marred seasons. A person with knowledge of the decision confirmed Tuesday to The Associated Press that the team will make the move. The person spoke condition of anonymity because the team had not yet finalized the transaction.
The annual pro day workout at Minnesota rarely ranks high on an NFL team’s list. The draft prospects participating are usually long shots at best.
Here, then, was the latest sign of Ra’Shede Hageman’s rising profile: Hageman skipped the skills tests on Monday because they were no longer a necessary part of his audition, his strong impression already made at the league’s scouting combine.
Former Minnesota Viking Erin Henderson is accused of driving drunk and possessing at least 10 grams of marijuana in an arrest last November, according to charges filed last week in Hennepin County Court.
With the NFL Draft coming in May, teams got a first-hand look at several professional prospects at the recent NFL combine workouts. There’s also an interview process, and now social media accounts for players are also under the microscope.
Minnesota Vikings season-ticket holders will have chance beginning this week to get an interactive look at the new stadium being built in downtown Minneapolis. The Vikings and Van Wagner Sports & Entertainment will open a 7,500-square-foot preview center in a building next to the construction site.
he Minnesota Vikings spent the weekend at the NFL scouting combine poring over quarterbacks, as thoroughly as any other team in the league. They’re among the frustrated few — well, there’s more than a few clubs without a quarterback solution — who badly need this draft to produce a long-term answer at the most important position.
Minnesota taxpayers might have thought the Vikings stadium debate was behind them, but there may be another controversy brewing.
Former NFL safety Darren Sharper has been charged in Los Angeles with drugging and raping two women, prosecutors said Friday. Sharper was expected to be arraigned on two counts of rape by use of drugs, four counts of furnishing a controlled substance, and one count of possession of a controlled substance, according to a statement from the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office.
The Minnesota Vikings and the University of Minnesota have agreed on more than $6.6 million worth of enhancements to TCF Bank Stadium for NFL game use, including a new heating system for the playing surface.
The University of Minnesota is getting ready to welcome the Vikings to TCF Bank Stadium, and on Thursday regents were given a breakdown on where $6 million in improvements will go to make the college stadium NFL ready.
It’s a milestone week in the demolition of the Metrodome, with crews starting to knock holes in the exterior walls, starting with the northeast corner.
The Minnesota Vikings are bringing in a former Golden Gophers linebacker. On Tuesday afternoon, the team announced the signing of Simoni Lawrence, who was signed by the St. Louis Rams as an undrafted free agent in 2010.
The Minnesota Vikings have hired Hank Fraley as an assistant offensive line coach. The team announced the addition on Monday.
A lot has changed for Minnesota native and former Viking Matt Birk since he retired from football after winning a Super Bowl with the Baltimore Ravens. For one, he has lost a significant amount of weight.
The Minnesota Vikings and the authority overseeing the team’s new stadium are ready to provide more detail about the seat licenses that will be required for many of the building’s 65,000 seats.
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