Rick Spielman

SEATTLE, WA - NOVEMBER 17: Quarterback Christian Ponder #7 of the Minnesota Vikings passes against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on November 17, 2013 in Seattle, Washington. The Seahawks defeated the Vikings 41-20. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Minnesota Vikings Face Another Quarterback Controversy

The Minnesota Vikings hope to have a decision on their starting quarterback when practices begin on Wednesday. Josh Freeman is expected to be named the starter after Christian Ponder’s latest bad outing. The Vikings lost cornerback Josh Robinson and center John Sullivan during the loss to the Seattle Seahawks, but wide receiver Greg Childs is expected to return to practice for the first time since training camp in 2012.

11/20/2013

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Spielman: ‘Leslie Frazier Is Not Going Anywhere’

While three straight blowout losses have turned up the heat on Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier and his staff, general manager Rick Spielman says the organization stands firmly behind its head coach and is optimistic things will turn around this season.

11/01/2013

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - SEPTEMBER 22: Christian Ponder #7 of the Minnesota Vikings looks to pass the football during the game against the Cleveland Browns on September 22, 2013 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Christian Ponder’s Status For Sunday Remains A Hot Topic For The Minnesota Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings have no players expected to miss Sunday’s game against the Carolina Panthers due to an injury. Christian Ponder’s ribs, whether they have heeled completely or not, remain a topic of discussion. Two players missed practice Thursday while six others were limited or full participants.

10/11/2013

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Josh Freeman Joins The Minnesota Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings signed quarterback Josh Freeman . Freeman had issues in Tampa Bay, but the Vikings are not concerned by what happened. The Vikings need to make a move on the roster with a couple options involving incumbent starter Christian Ponder and third-stringer McLeod Bethel-Thompson. Freeman will not play Sunday and could make his Vikings the following week.

10/09/2013

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Vikings GM Spielman’s Sons Are Star Athletes In … Lacrosse

The boys lacrosse state tournament starts Tuesday, and Eden Prairie is expected to win it.

06/07/2013

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Rick Spielman Draft Reaction

Chad and Sid are joined by Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman. Rick talks about the busy first round of the NFL Draft and the trade that brought them back in the draft.

04/26/2013

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Pat Williams Signs Contract To Retire As A Viking

Pat Williams has signed a one-day contract so he can officially retire as a Minnesota Viking.

04/25/2013

Defensive linemen Pat Williams #94 and Kevin Williams #93 of the Minnesota Vikings walk off the field after the game with the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on Sept. 20, 2009 in Detroit, Mich. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Vikings To Sign Williams So He Can Formally Retire

The Vikings are planning to sign former defensive tackle Pat Williams for one day so he can formally retire as a member of the team.

04/23/2013

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Vikings Draft 2013: Let The Speculation Continue

Let the speculation begin — or continue. The Vikings have two picks in the first round, and Vikings GM Rick Spielman met with the media on Tuesday for his annual draft press conference.

04/23/2013

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With Pair Of 1st-Rounders, Will Vikings Take Te’o?

The Minnesota Vikings have two picks in the first round of the NFL draft and one big hole in the middle of their defense.

04/22/2013

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Vikings GM Reiterates No-Trade Policy On Harvin

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.

02/21/2013

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Vikings GM: Team Has ‘No Intent’ Of Trading Harvin

Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman says the team has “no intent” of trading wide receiver Percy Harvin.

02/15/2013

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 20: Percy Harvin #12 of the Minnesota Vikings looks on during the game against the Oakland Raiders on November 20, 2011 at Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Vikings GM: ‘No Issues’ With Harvin

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.

01/10/2013

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - SEPTEMBER 23: Kyle Rudolph #82 of the Minnesota Vikings celebrates scoring a touchdown with John Carlson #89 during the first quarter of the game against the San Francisco 49ers on September 23, 2012 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

John Carlson Battling Through First Season With The Minnesota Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings signed John Carlson to a long term in March, but several injuries have made fans wonder if it was a good signing. It is somewhat ironic that his role with the Vikings should expand due to a concussion to Kyle Rudolph.

11/27/2012

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Minnesota Vikings Rookies Providing Hope For The Future

The Minnesota Vikings are in the process of rebuilding for the future. The process began with the 2012 NFL Draft. The Vikings selected nine players in the draft – lost one to a devastating knee injury – and claimed another off waivers.

11/15/2012

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