‘Thank You All For The Love’: DE Everson Griffen Announces He Will Not Return To VikingsAfter 10 seasons with the team, free agent defensive end Everson Griffen won’t be returning to the Minnesota Vikings.
Vikings’ DE Danielle Hunter Becomes Youngest NFL Player To Notch 50 SacksMinnesota Vikings’ defensive end Danielle Hunter only needed a half-sack to break an NFL record Sunday afternoon – and he notched three.
Vikings, DE Hunter Agree To Contract ExtensionMinnesota Vikings defensive end Danielle Hunter is sticking around for a while.
Fmr. Viking Jared Allen Announces Retirement, Rides Off 'Into The Sunset'Former Minnesota Vikings defensive end Jared Allen announced his retirement in a truly Jared Allen-esque way Thursday: by riding off "into the sunset" on his horse.
Vikings' Everson Griffen Gets NFC Defensive Player Of The Week AwardMinnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen has been selected as the NFC Defensive Player of the Week. The NFL announced the awards Wednesday.
Zimmer Pleased With Vikings’ ProgressThe Vikings did not score in the second half Sunday in Detroit. They dropped their record to 6-8 and moved to 0-5 in their division.
Vikes Put Running Back McKinnon On Injured ReserveThe Minnesota Vikings have placed running back Jerick McKinnon on injured reserve, ending his rookie season.
Lotulelei Out, Johnson In For PanthersCarolina Panthers defensive tackle Star Lotulelei is out for the second straight game with an ankle injury.
Griffen Giving Vikings Their Money's WorthThe Minnesota Vikings needed another productive pass rusher, and there were plenty of top-tier options available as free agency approached. They decided to stay with the guy they had already developed, and the gamble of handing over a market-setting contract to Everson Griffen looks like a smart move right now. He is third in the NFL in sacks, with eight in eight games. He also is third in the league with 13 1/2 quarterback knockdowns, according to STATS.
Everson Griffen Growing Up In Minnesota Everson Griffen broke into the NFL as one of the youngest players in the league, and he can now say that everything came a little too fast for him at the start. The money, the game, the attention, it was a lot to handle for a 22-year-old who left USC a year early, and it caught up to the Minnesota Vikings defensive end in the winter following his rookie year.
Vikings Waive Suspended DE Spencer NealyThe Minnesota Vikings have waived defensive end Spencer Nealy and signed tight end Mike Higgins. The move was made Wednesday.