Maxx Williams’ amazing touchdown against Missouri in the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl on Thursday was his last as a Gophers football player. Williams made it official Friday afternoon, announcing he will forego his final two years of college eligibility and declare for the NFL Draft.
Adrian Peterson isn’t the only big piece of the Minnesota Vikings offense that has been missing for most of the season.
It’s guarded optimism for the Gopher football team. They are hoping to pull off an upset against Ohio State at home at 11 a.m. Saturday. But they have confidence coming off of the blow out over Iowa, and, as Mike Max explains, they have confidence because of a tight end that’s quite a weapon.
The Minnesota Vikings have claimed tight end MarQueis Gray and offensive tackle Mike Harris off waivers. Linebacker Larry Dean and offensive tackle Austin Wentworth were released Sunday to make room on the roster.
The Minnesota Vikings have waived defensive end Spencer Nealy and signed tight end Mike Higgins. The move was made Wednesday.
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John Carlson wants this season to be a comeback year. He never got quite on track last season in his return to his home state, but there’s a new sense of confidence that comes from good health and some continuity.
The Minnesota Vikings are in off-season mode or a few more weeks, so it’s a good time to catch up with Kyle Rudolph, a tight end who’s blossoming before our eyes. Rudolph’s becoming a favorite target of Christian Ponder, and a player who looks like the future is bright. He’s also coming in to training camp with the confidence of a veteran.
Matt Spaeth is part of the group working at Larry Fitzgerald’s camp. Sit with him and you realize that the young man now has some years in this game. “It’s been a whirlwind to think this is year seven for me. I was just talking to somebody else, I don’t want to say this, but I’m coming up on 30 and to think I’ll be 30 playing in the NFL is just amazing. It’s been a dream come true,” Spaeth said.
Kyle Rudolph wanted to learn everything he could about the tight end position during the offseason, so he watched video of 12-time Pro Bowl pick and Atlanta Falcons stalwart Tony Gonzalez.
Here are some intriguing facts about Vikings second-year tight end Kyle Rudolph, who appears poised for a breakout sophomore season. The Cincinnati native has never wavered from backing controversial superstar LeBron James. “I’ve never had […]
The Minnesota Vikings have signed tight end Rhett Ellison and now have seven of their 10 draft picks under contract.
The Minnesota Vikings made their first move in NFL free agency Wednesday, signing tight end John Carlson to a multi-year contract.
Jim Kleinsasser has spent the last 13 years bulldozing linebackers and defensive ends on NFL Sundays, a blue-collar battering ram for glamorous runners like Robert Smith and Adrian Peterson.
The Minnesota Vikings have selected Notre Dame tight end Kyle Rudolph with their second round pick in the NFL draft.