Minnesota Vikings Claim J'Marcus Webb, Finalize Practice SquadThe Minnesota Vikings claimed former Chicago Bears offensive tackle J'Marcus Webb and released Troy Kropog Sunday. Head coach Leslie Frazier said that he would talk about injuries on Wednesday, including the right knee of Kevin Williams. The Vikings filled their practice squad roster with eight players.
Vikings Keep Webb As No. 5 WR, Sherels As CB, PRJoe Webb's athleticism was too much to part with for the Minnesota Vikings. After converting Webb to wide receiver this spring, following a failed emergency playoff start at quarterback when Christian Ponder was out with an injury, the Vikings kept the versatile former sixth-round draft pick for special teams value and depth at an important position. Webb, in the fourth and final year of his contract, was one of five wide receivers on the 53-man regular-season roster revealed Saturday after the cut deadline.
Undrafted Vikings Rookie Zach Line: 61 Yards, 5 StitchesPreseason games might not provide much in terms of seeing the starters, but they're a crucial audition for the guys trying to make a roster spot. Friday night, undrafted rookie fullback Zach Line made the most of his. He only touched the ball one time, but Line made it last as long as he could: 61 yards, all the way to the end zone. “[Wide receiver Stephen Burton] made a nice block for me, made it easy for me to get down the field. Seriously, he’s just a, like a chariot riding down the sidelines,” Line said.
Packers Free Agent WR Jennings Visiting VikingsThe Minnesota Vikings are interested in wide receiver Greg Jennings, the latest Green Bay Packers free agent pursued by their NFC North rivals.
Percy Harvin Remains Doubtful for the Minnesota VikingsThe Minnesota Vikings may be without its leading receiver for a second consecutive game when it travels to Chicago. Leslie Frazier said that everyone else should be okay to go, even though two players are listed as questionable.
In-Season Peek At The Minnesota Vikings' Offseason OutlookThe 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.
What To Watch For From The Minnesota Vikings In NovemberThe best part of the November portion of the Minnesota Vikings’ schedule is its bye week. The Vikings can use that week off to improve two critical areas, one on each side of the ball. It needs to fix at least one of these problems, if it is going to remain in the playoff hunt.
Mistral Raymond Nears Return For The Minnesota VikingsThe Minnesota Vikings head west to face the Seattle Seahawks Sunday. It will see former Vikings Sidney Rice for the first time since he left as a free agent in 2010. The Vikings may have its opening day starting strong safety Mistral Raymond back from an ankle injury.
Injuries Are Starting To Mount For The Minnesota VikingsThe Minnesota Vikings have been fortunate to avoid any major injuries. Linebacker Erin Henderson has missed two games with a concussion, but he is expected back soon. Safety Mistral Raymond injured his ankle and may be a couple weeks away from returning. The Vikings have however suffered several other day-to-day minor injuries.
Positives And Negatives Of The Return Of Jerome Simpson To The Minnesota VikingsThe Minnesota Vikings signed Jerome Simpson in April. He is expected to be a game-changing deep threat to stretch the field, but when the Vikings signed him, they knew that a suspension was imminent.
Minnesota Vikings Leave Adrian Peterson Off The Injury ReportThe Minnesota Vikings still have plenty of question marks with injuries, but it no longer has to worry about running back Adrian Peterson. The veteran was left off the injury report, but a pair of starters were added this week.
Minnesota Vikings Fail In Chance To Take Sole Possession Of First PlaceThe Minnesota Vikings had an opportunity to be the only undefeated team in the division after two weeks. A last minute loss to the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium makes tied with all three other NFC North teams atop the division.