Vikings rookie defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd will have an MRI on his injured left knee. Minnesota coach Leslie Frazier says Floyd will have the MRI because of soreness and to “err on the side of caution” after the first-round draft pick out of Florida was injured in the second quarter of a 27-13 preseason loss to the Texans on Friday night.
The third time’s a charm for the Minnesota Vikings rookie kicker Blair Walsh, who has been named the NFC’s Special Teams Player of the Week.
Minnesota Vikings strong safety Harrison Smith won’t be punished further for his shove of an official that drew a 15-yard penalty and automatic ejection from Sunday’s game against Tennessee.
One is “the rookie” to watch in the NFL. The other is growing into his high-profile role in his second year as the Vikings quarterback.
Training a dog is just as much about the owner as it is about the dog. And we could probably all use a little training – and that’s where the Game Fair at the Armstrong Ranch Kennels, west of Anoka, comes into play.
Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio was named the NBA Western Conference rookie of the month for January.
Christian Ballard kept tumbling down the draft board in April, with teams passing on the physically gifted defensive lineman two, three, even four times.