Jarius Wright has entered the final year of his rookie contract with the Minnesota Vikings, with three productive seasons on his resume as a fourth-round draft pick.
The Minnesota Vikings will not have quarterback Christian Ponder for Sunday’s game against the Baltimore Ravens due to the concussion suffered in the win over the Chicago Bears. Matt Cassel will take over as the starter with Josh Freeman serving as his backup. The Vikings had five players listed as non-participants, four as limited participants and four as full participants at Thursday’s practice.
The Minnesota Vikings have placed wide receiver Greg Childs on the physically unable to perform list to start training camp.
The Minnesota Vikings are in the heat of the playoff chase, but they also need to think about the future. The Vikings need to make a decision on several free agents and how to improve several areas.
Greg Childs happily walked through Minnesota’s locker room. It was a stiff stroll, but the wide receiver walked without assistance, proudly updating his progress and promising to be back on the field for 2013 despite a ruptured patellar tendon in each of his knees that ended his rookie year before it began.
The Minnesota Vikings are hoping wide receiver Greg Childs can recover fully from his freak injury, a ruptured patella tendon in both of his knees that ended his rookie season before it began.
After all these years, Greg Childs and Jarius Wright are still playing the same position for the same team.
Rhett Ellison wasn’t even watching the NFL draft on Saturday afternoon when the Minnesota Vikings came on the clock for the second time in the fourth round.
The Minnesota Vikings selected North Carolina State linebacker Audie Cole with their first pick of the seventh round.
The Minnesota Vikings have selected Georgia kicker Blair Walsh in the sixth round of the NFL draft.
The Minnesota Vikings have drafted Notre Dame cornerback Robert Blanton with the 139th overall selection in the fifth round.