Lions Sign Matt Asiata To 1-Year DealThe Detroit Lions have agreed to a one-year deal with running back Matt Asiata.
Vikings Re-Sign Running Back Matt AsiataThe Minnesota Vikings announced Wednesday that they've re-signed running back Matt Asiata.
Meet The Man Who Coaches The Vikings Running BacksKirby Wilson remembers every running back he’s ever worked with. He keeps a list. It now has 107 names on it. In an 18-year NFL coaching career spent entirely coaching running backs, Wilson has had some good ones.
Vikings Running Backs, Even Peterson, Must Work On BlockingAfter an absence from NFL activity that spanned seven months, Adrian Peterson has returned as Minnesota's featured runner. But before he resumes his familiar role of carrying the ball, there's one more thing he must do: pass protection.
Vikings Re-Sign RB Matt Asiata, Bring Back QB Shaun HillThe Minnesota Vikings announced Tuesday they've re-signed running back Matt Asiata, who became a restricted free agent after last season. In three seasons with the Vikings, Asiata has appeared in 42 games with 10 starts.
Asiata Out With Concussion For Vikings Vs. PackersMinnesota Vikings running back Matt Asiata will miss Sunday's game against Green Bay because of a concussion. Asiata has not yet been cleared to practice. Running back Jerick McKinnon was listed as probable to play the Packers after participating in Friday's practice on a limited basis. Recently signed veteran Ben Tate could get some time at running back.
Asiata Out With Concussion For Vikings Vs. PackersMinnesota Vikings running back Matt Asiata will miss Sunday's game against Green Bay because of a concussion. Asiata has not yet been cleared to practice. Running back Jerick McKinnon was listed as probable to play the Packers after participating in Friday's practice on a limited basis.
RB Tate Joins Vikings After Rough Ride With BrownsAfter a bumpy ending in Cleveland, running back Ben Tate is getting a fresh start in Minnesota. Tate joined the Vikings for practice Thursday, two days after he was waived by the Browns. Tate signed with Cleveland as a free agent before the season, leaving Houston after four years.
Vikings Claim Running Back Ben Tate Off WaiversThe Minnesota Vikings have claimed running back Ben Tate off waivers from the Cleveland Browns. Tate was signed Wednesday, when running backs Matt Asiata (concussion) and Jerick McKinnon (lower back injury) both were held out of practice. The move also came the day after the NFL announced a suspension of running back Adrian Peterson for the rest of the season for violating the league's personal conduct policy.
Top 5 Storylines Of The Vikings' Season After The Bye WeekThe Minnesota Vikings sit at 4-5 after their bye week, but where do we begin when it comes to evaluating the first half of their season? So much has happened both on and off the field that the Vikings have been a hot topic for most of the NFL season. With seven games left, the Vikings are relying on a rookie quarterback, a rookie linebacker on defense and several young players at key positions to lead them to a successful season.
Vikings Ruin RG3's Return, Top Redskins 29-26Teddy Bridgewater outplayed Robert Griffin III down the stretch after a rough start, Matt Asiata ran for three scores and the Vikings spoiled Griffin's return to the Redskins with a 29-26 victory on Sunday.
These Days, It Seems Anybody Can Play RB In NFL Teams have found that they no longer need a big-money star to carry the load. Overlooked and underappreciated options can often do the job at a fraction of the price.
With Peterson Out Of The Picture, Vikings Look For Weapons The Vikings’ next big challenge isn’t New Orleans as much as learning to play without All-Pro running back Adrian Peterson.
With Peterson Out, Vikings Start Asiata At RB Matt Asiata will start in Adrian Peterson's place for Minnesota, with the star running back inactive for the Vikings against New England.
Meet Matt Asiata – The Other Vikings Running BackWhen you share a backfield with a former MVP and an electric early-round draft pick being compared to Darren Sproles, it's easy to fly under the radar. But Matt Asiata has never been one for the limelight anyway. "Just go out there and do your job and, you know, execute with the plays," Asiata said. "I was just trying to get better every day."