Minnesota Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes is coming off the best game of his brief career. Good timing. Aaron Rodgers is next. Rhodes had five tackles and a career-high four pass breakups against Atlanta’s dangerous offense on Sunday, showing why he was selected in the first round of last year’s draft.
The Minnesota Vikings have claimed cornerback Julian Posey off waivers from the Cleveland Browns. Posey appeared in five games for the Browns in 2013 and had six tackles and a sack.
A person with knowledge of the negotiations tells The Associated Press that the Minnesota Vikings have agreed to terms with cornerback Captain Munnerlyn on a three-year deal.
The Minnesota Vikings have re-signed punt returner and cornerback Marcus Sherels. The team made the announcement Friday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Sherels is a native of Rochester, Minn., and played in college at the University of Minnesota.
There is almost a Minnesota team playing for a national football championship. North Dakota State plays Furman, looking to win a third straight title. One big reason? A record-setting cornerback from Hopkins coming back from injury this week.
The Minnesota Vikings announced the release of cornerback A.J. Jefferson after he was arrested for alleged domestic assault Monday morning.
Minnesota starting cornerback Briean Boddy-Calhoun has a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee that will keep him out for the rest of the season. Boddy-Calhoun was hurt last week at New Mexico State. Coach Jerry Kill revealed the injury on Tuesday. He said he expected Boddy-Calhoun to qualify for a medical redshirt from the NCAA, which would give him two more years of eligibility.
Marcus Sherels has quietly made a name for himself, and turned into a veteran for his home state team. In his fourth year with the Vikings, he’s still not comfortable until he makes the roster.
The one area where the Vikings are lacking so called veteran leadership is in the secondary. The departure of Antoine Winfield to Seattle took care of that, which creates an opportunity for Chris Cook to assume a new role after needing to grow up off the field more than on it.
The Minnesota Vikings will have cornerback Chris Cook on the field in Houston, after a six-game absence because of a broken right arm.
Minnesota Vikings cornerback Antoine Winfield has been listed as questionable for Sunday’s game at St. Louis because of a knee injury.
The Arizona Cardinals have traded cornerback A.J. Jefferson to the Minnesota Vikings in exchange for undisclosed, conditional 2013 draft picks.
Minnesota Vikings cornerback Chris Cook says he is working to regain his teammates’ trust after missing 10 games last year because of a trial on charges of domestic assault.
The Minnesota Vikings have selected Central Florida cornerback Josh Robinson in the third round of the NFL draft.