Kyle Rudolph has some of the surest hands in the NFL, with a 6-foot-6, 260-pound frame fit for the type of tight end who can be one of his team’s best passing targets. As long as he plays for the Minnesota Vikings, though, his potential is probably not on track to become the next Tony Gonzalez. No matter how much ability Rudolph has as a receiver, run blocking must be an equally important part of his skill set. “There aren’t very many guys in our game anymore who are doing the run blocking and the pass catching,” Rudolph said.
The Minnesota Vikings have two picks in the first round of the NFL draft and one big hole in the middle of their defense.
The Minnesota Vikings are interested in wide receiver Greg Jennings, the latest Green Bay Packers free agent pursued by their NFC North rivals.
Anyone could see the trade of Percy Harvin coming. The Minnesota Vikings departing with Antoine Winfield was the surprise as free agency began Tuesday.
An official with the Minnesota Vikings has confirmed with WCCO-TV’s Mike Max that Percy Harvin has been traded to the Seattle Seahawks.
Vikings general manager Rick Spielman can’t say it enough: Percy Harvin will remain in Minnesota, and he’s not going to discuss contracts in public.
Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman says the team has “no intent” of trading wide receiver Percy Harvin.
If Kevin Love was available for the Lakers, what do the Lakers think of Love? No doubt the internal pressure is growing on David Kahn, and many people are wondering if Love will be back.
Sources tell WCCO’s Mike Max that the No. 1 reason Percy Harvin left the team this season was not his injury, but it was motivated by a blowup he had with Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier.
Mike Max joined Dave Lee for a Friday morning sports report.
Minnesota general manager Rick Spielman said Thursday the organization has no concerns about Percy Harvin’s character or attitude with a pivotal offseason ahead for the wide receiver’s future with the Vikings.
The Minnesota Vikings have plenty of things to be excited about. The team is in the playoff chase. Adrian Peterson is chasing the rushing record and the MVP award. Harrison Smith is making his case to be the Defensive Rookie of the Year. The offensive line has been the most improved unit on the team. There have also been negatives as well.
The Minnesota Vikings face the Chicago Bears for the second time in three weeks. Both teams are coming off a heartbreaking loss that cost a place in the standings. The Vikings need to win to keep its playoff hopes alive.
A day after the Minnesota Vikings reported Percy Harvin has been placed on injured reserve — effectively ending his season — Harvin has issued a statement, saying he’s disappointed but not ready to play.
The Minnesota Vikings announced Percy Harvin will miss the rest of the season due to the ankle injury he suffered four and a half weeks ago. Jared Allen also is dealing with injuries, but his ailments are not severe enough to force him to miss any games. Allen also responded to inquiries that he may face retaliation from the Chicago Bears for a hit that ended Lance Louis’ season. Christian Ponder may have a shorter leash than he has had in any game this season.