Fmr. Gopher QB Pleads Guilty In Assault CaseA plea hearing will be held in Mankato Wednesday for former Gophers quarterback Phillip Nelson. It comes after he decided to plead guilty to fifth-degree assault for his part in a fight that nearly killed former MSU-Mankato football player Isaac Kolstad.
Gophers QB Leidner Preps For Citrus BowlLike Teddy Bridgewater, the Minnesota Gophers' staff carefully monitors the progress of its quarterback -- Mitch Leidner. He heads to the Citrus Bowl, ready to take another step. Leidner has grown in the fall of 2014, making strides at a position where you better be good.
Isaac Kolstad Tells Of Recovery From Near Fatal FightOn Monday, for the first time, Isaac Kolstad shared his own story with WCCO.
Suh Active For Detroit Against VikingsNdamukong Suh is active for Detroit's game against Minnesota on Sunday after missing practice time with an illness.
Quicker-Thinking Bridgewater Shows ProgressThough the playoff chase has eluded the Minnesota Vikings yet again this year, these final four games still serve an important purpose. As soon as rookie Teddy Bridgewater took over at quarterback, his development was always going to be as much of a priority as winning itself.
Vikings Invite Robbins Family To Winter ParkLast month we shared a story about a grieving Minnesota family who received a special gift from a Vikings player. The Robbins family lost their wife and mom, Maggie, in a car crash in early October.
Leidner Guides Passing Improvement For GophersMinnesota is built around a power running attack, with sound defense and special teams to back it up. The Gophers were even good enough one afternoon last month to beat San Jose State by three scores while completing only one pass. Mitch Leidner missed that game with injuries, and since he's returned there have been signs that, yes, this team can throw the ball.
Vikings WRs Struggling To Make An Impact On Field The Minnesota Vikings offensive line is under siege these days, both from opposing defensive fronts and hyper-critical fans who expect them to do a better job of protecting rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater.
Bridgewater Says He Feels 100 Percent Healthy Teddy Bridgewater wants to win, of course, a given when it comes to any NFL player's public commentary. The other stated goal this week? To make that absence from the field a one-game blip. Bridgewater said Wednesday he feels 100 percent healthy after spraining his left ankle in the fourth quarter of his first NFL start, Sept. 28 against Atlanta. The Minnesota Vikings held their rookie quarterback out last week at Green Bay with only three days for him to heal.
Against Packers, Vikings Just Got Run OverThe problems for the Minnesota Vikings with Christian Ponder at quarterback were obvious from the start. Their list of missing players on offense has grown long and increasingly conspicuous. Playing their primary rival on the road in the rain at night with only three days to rest and prepare was already an uphill climb.
Man Who QB'd For Vikings, Packers Returns To Coach MN H.S. FootballHe played quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings and the Green Bay Packers and, no, it's not Brett Favre. It's Todd Bouman and he's still in football -- as a Minnesota high school coach.
Bridgewater Out For Vikings-Packers Game; Ponder To StartLooks like Teddy Time will have to wait. Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater is out for Thursday night's game against the Packers in Green Bay, Wis., according to the team.
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.
Bridgewater Questionable For Vikings Vs. Packers The Minnesota Vikings have listed quarterback Teddy Bridgewater as questionable for their game at Green Bay. The final injury report of the week was released Wednesday, as the Vikings prepared to travel east for their primetime game against the rival Packers Thursday.
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.