Everybody loves Tremayne Williams. Both on and off the record, his trainers, his teammates and his coach respect and revere the face of the 2013 Tommie football team. “He’s our poster boy,” coach Glenn Caruso said during two-a-days last week at O’Shaughnessy Stadium.
Finally in the NFL, Manti Te’o is looking to give football fans everywhere reasons to forget about his fake girlfriend scandal. His performance with the San Diego Chargers may be just the thing to jolt his name back to football relevance.
With so many Minnesota Vikings players on the bubble, it’s not head coach Leslie Frazier they need to impress most to make the team. It’s also not the offensive or defensive coordinator — or even the guy that coaches the position they play. It’s special teams coach Mike Priefer.
The Minnesota Vikings have signed linebacker Stanford Keglar, starting his second stint with the team this summer. To make room on the 90-man roster Tuesday, the Vikings waived linebacker Nathan Williams.
The first week of training camp is an adjustment for everybody, leaving that offseason mindset behind and focusing entirely on football. For the new guys on the team, that adjustment is even bigger. But two days in to training camp, Packer linebacker Desmond Bishop feels like he’s off to a good start. “It feels good. I never thought I’d look so good in purple,” Bishop said. “I think I look pretty handsome.”
Desmond Bishop’s first practice with the Minnesota Vikings was also his first in almost a year. The recently signed linebacker missed last season with Green Bay because of a torn right hamstring, an injury he suffered in an exhibition game. The Packers cut him last month, and he joined the rival Vikings soon after.
The Minnesota Vikings announced Thursday they’ve signed free agent linebacker Desmond Bishop, who previously played for the Green Bay Packers. Bishop started 30 games between the 2010 and 2011 seasons, including Super Bowl XLV.
The Minnesota Vikings have reportedly signed former Green Bay Packers linebacker Desmond Bishop to a one-year deal.
Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway has been scheduled for arthroscopic knee surgery to address joint pain.
For Cory Svihla, donning horns on his helmet and hustling through drills at Winter Park last week alongside the Vikings’ coveted draft picks made the last two years of grinding it out completely worth it.
The Minnesota Vikings have selected Penn State linebacker Gerald Hodges with the 120th overall selection in the fourth round.
Chad Greenway didn’t get snubbed from the NFC Pro Bowl after all.
The Minnesota Vikings need a new man in the middle.
One player that has held a spot for the Vikings the past nine seasons is looking for work.
The body of a University of Minnesota football player was found in a dorm room Friday morning, according to U officials. The body of linebacker Gary Tinsley was found in Roy Wilkins Hall.