WR Patterson Sputtering In Vikings Offense Cordarrelle Patterson was making everyone in Minnesota start to forget about Percy Harvin thanks to a promising rookie season and a positively dynamic season opening performance against St. Louis.
Vikings Hope Speedy Rookie Also A Quick StudyJerick McKinnon was the last of Minnesota's 10 draft picks to sign his rookie contract. That's about the only race he wouldn't win. The Vikings selected McKinnon in the third round out of Georgia Southern, using a pick acquired from Seattle in the Percy Harvin trade the previous year.
Harvin Set To Make Seattle Debut Against VikingsWide receiver Percy Havrin will make his awaited Seattle Seahawks debut against the Minnesota Vikings, his former team. Harvin was active for the first time this season Sunday. He was a full participant in Seahawks practice the final two days of the week and was listed as probable.
Harvin May Return As Seahawks Host VikingsEarl Thomas got a brief look at Percy Harvin during offseason workouts. He saw his skill in a Minnesota uniform the previous four seasons. And Seattle's star safety certainly knows what Harvin can do in the virtual world.
Rudolph's Blocking Just As Important As ReceivingKyle Rudolph has some of the surest hands in the NFL, with a 6-foot-6, 260-pound frame fit for the type of tight end who can be one of his team's best passing targets. As long as he plays for the Minnesota Vikings, though, his potential is probably not on track to become the next Tony Gonzalez. No matter how much ability Rudolph has as a receiver, run blocking must be an equally important part of his skill set. "There aren't very many guys in our game anymore who are doing the run blocking and the pass catching," Rudolph said.
With Pair Of 1st-Rounders, Will Vikings Take Te'o?The Minnesota Vikings have two picks in the first round of the NFL draft and one big hole in the middle of their defense.
Packers Free Agent WR Jennings Visiting VikingsThe Minnesota Vikings are interested in wide receiver Greg Jennings, the latest Green Bay Packers free agent pursued by their NFC North rivals.
Vikings Finalize Harvin Trade, Release WinfieldAnyone could see the trade of Percy Harvin coming. The Minnesota Vikings departing with Antoine Winfield was the surprise as free agency began Tuesday.
Vikings: Percy Harvin Traded To SeahawksAn official with the Minnesota Vikings has confirmed with WCCO-TV's Mike Max that Percy Harvin has been traded to the Seattle Seahawks.
Vikings GM Reiterates No-Trade Policy On HarvinVikings general manager Rick Spielman can't say it enough: Percy Harvin will remain in Minnesota, and he's not going to discuss contracts in public.
Vikings GM: Team Has 'No Intent' Of Trading HarvinMinnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman says the team has "no intent" of trading wide receiver Percy Harvin.