Xavier Rhodes

Vikings Looking To Take Home Mindset To Detroit For VictoryThe Minnesota Vikings feel good about a 3-2 start, but not so good about their road history as they head to Detroit to face the Lions on Sunday. Maybe the Lions are the cure, but as Mike Max found out, there are theories and there is bewilderment in the locker room.
Vikings Injury Report: Charles Johnson, Jabari Price Out For Week 4The Minnesota Vikings hit their first stretch of notable injuries this week. Last week, they had their first player listed as anything other than probable and he played. This week, of the seven players on the injury report, six are listed with less than a 75 percent chance to play. The Broncos have 12 players listed on their injury report.
Minnesota Vikings Developing Physical ReputationThe Minnesota Vikings left their last two opposing quarterbacks battered and in pain. Head coach Mike Zimmer likes the physical approach his defense is played with the last two games. Cornerback Xavier Rhodes suffered a concussion, but appears to be on track to play on Sunday. The Vikings made a roster move on their practice squad.
Cleared Of Concussion Tests, Rhodes Practices With VikingsMinnesota Vikings corner back Xavier Rhodes has passed his post-concussion tests and resumed practice with the team, following a scary collision on the field last week.
5 Takeaways From The Vikings Win Over San DiegoThe Minnesota Vikings had a quality 26-16 win over the Detroit Lions in Week 2 after a clunker at San Francisco to open the season. So which Vikings team would show up against the Chargers Sunday? The one that struggled in its first game, or the one that punished the Lions?
Despite Concussion, Vikings CB Rhodes Could Play SundayMinnesota Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes could be back in the lineup this week at Denver, despite a concussion that knocked him out of the second half against San Diego.
5 Reasons The Vikings Beat Detroit After Week 1 LossFor whatever reason, the Minnesota Vikings were sleep walking during most of their season opener at San Francisco Monday night. The light bulb apparently turned back on Sunday. Maybe it was being at home, maybe the Vikings players were fired up after Monday's pitiful performance. Maybe the Week 1 loss was just a clunker that happens every season and that fans just need to forget ever happened.
Underdog Sherels Solidifying His Role With Minnesota VikingsEvery year, Marcus Sherels shows up to Minnesota Vikings training camp with his roster status firmly on the bubble. He's a 5-foot-10 cornerback in a league full of 6-foot-3 receivers. He was an undrafted free agent who made the team on a tryout in a league that caters to high draft picks.
With Zimmer, Vikings Cornerback Quality Has IncreasedAn old adage about people is they're always harder on the ones they love. This fits Mike Zimmer and Minnesota's cornerbacks.
Ex-Bengals CB Terence Newman Visits Zimmer, VikingsFree agent cornerback Terence Newman has visited Minnesota, considering the possibility of reuniting with Vikings coach Mike Zimmer. The Vikings confirmed Tuesday that Newman met with team officials.
10 Great Draft Picks By The Minnesota VikingsThe Minnesota Vikings are coming off a 7-9 season, and if things go right, could threaten for a playoff spot next season. A lot of it depends on how their young draft picks develop. We all like to have fun and poke at a team when their draft choices fail. When you look at the Vikings, there have been plenty of them over recent years.
Team Grades: Vikings Get Zimmer First Win Over Division Rival In Season FinaleThe Minnesota Vikings outlasted the Chicago Bears for a 13-9 victory Sunday at TCF Bank Stadium. The Vikings finish the season with the third best record in the NFC North, despite winning just one inter-divisional game. The Vikings' good, but not great, performances from the offense, defense and special teams units helped bring the win home.
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