Gophers To Use Minneapolis Native Jeff Jones As ReceiverMinnesota will use prized recruit Jeff Jones as a wide receiver to start his first season on the field with the team. Coach Jerry Kill confirmed Tuesday at his season-opening news conference that Jones has been switched from running back to wide receiver for now.
Mike Wallace Aims For More Than Deep Throws With VikingsMike Wallace has joined Minnesota's offense as more than just a wide receiver for deep routes.
Randy Moss To Host Autograph Session At Ridgedale MallWhatever your feelings for him, it's hard to deny that former wide receiver Randy Moss was one of the greatest Vikings players ever. Moss is honoring his time in Minnesota by coming back to give his autograph out. Moss will at the Fan HQ store at Ridgedale Center in Minnetonka from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, May 23.
Vikings Release WR Greg JenningsThe Vikings released Jennings on Saturday, roughly 18 hours after their trade for Wallace was finalized. Jennings would have counted $11 million against their salary cap this year, so after two unremarkable years with the team he was the latest veteran around the league with a big contract to be let go with less than half of the contract length fulfilled.
Vikings Confirm Patterson No Longer A StarterMinnesota wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson's playing time has dwindled to the point where he had only three snaps with the offense in the last game. Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner confirmed the obvious Thursday when he said Charles Johnson has replaced Patterson as the starter at the "X'' position once commonly known as the split end.
Is There A Rift Between WR Patterson, Vikings Coaching Staff?It took the Vikings a while to get Cordarrelle Patterson involved in the game plan last year, but once they did, he turned into a Pro Bowler, getting more and more important as the season progressed. This season, the opposite has happened and Sunday against Carolina, he barely played at all.
DeLaSalle Wide Receiver Offers Inspiration To Her Coach, TeamThe juggernaut that is the DeLaSalle football team is in the state tournament this weekend for the third year in a row, and the sixth time in the last seven years.
Vikings Sign QB Chandler Harnish To Active RosterWith Matt Cassel out for the season and Teddy Bridgewater's status still uncertain for Thursday night's game, the Minnesota Vikings signed another quarterback to the active roster. On Thursday afternoon, the team announced that two-year veteran Chandler Harnish was signed to the active roster from the practice squad. Wide receiver Rodney Smith was released to make room for Harnish.
Vikings Up Next To Try To Contain Packers' NelsonBuilding a successful working relationship between a quarterback and receiver requires a lot of time and communication. After seven years together, there are few better combinations in the NFL than the Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers and Jordy Nelson.
Vikings Release Jerome SimpsonThe Minnesota Vikings announced Thursday that Jerome Simpson has been released from the team <a href="http://cbsloc.al/1s8TZlj">amid reports of further trouble for the wide receiver</a>.
WR, Special Teams Player Doing Whatever It Takes To Play With The Vikes A perfect example of doing what it takes to make the team is wide receiver and special teams player, Adam Thielen. Thielen is right at home in Vikings training camp, as he went to college at Minnesota-State Mankato.
Fmr. Viking Sidney Rice Announces His Retirement Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Sidney Rice announced his retirement from the NFL on Wednesday after an injury-filled career that included issues with concussions. The Seahawks announced Rice's decision two days before the start of training camp. The news was first reported by Pro Football Talk.