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Possibility That The Vikings Could Cut TE John Carlson

Possibility That The Vikings Could Cut TE John Carlson

Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier doesn’t think that tight end John Carlson‘s career is in jeopardy following a concussion he suffered — the fourth of his career — that he suffered in Sunday’s win over the Cardinals, per Tom Peliserro [...]

October 23, 2012 Vikings
Vikings Expect To Use WR Jerome Simpson “Quite A Bit” This Weekend

Vikings Expect To Use WR Jerome Simpson “Quite A Bit” This Weekend

Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier mentioned WR Jerome Simpson should see “quite a bit” of playing time this weekend against the Detroit Lions, per Tom Pelissero. Simpson is coming off of a suspension, but the Vikings could clearly use some additional help [...]

September 26, 2012 Vikings
Adrian Peterson In Line For 5-10 Carries On Sunday?

Adrian Peterson In Line For 5-10 Carries On Sunday?

Tom Pelissero of ESPN 1500 Twins Cities is predicting that Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will receive anywhere from 5 to 10 carries as he returns to field for the first time since last December. “I’ll repeat what I said yesterday: [...]

September 6, 2012 Vikings
Adrian Peterson Cleared For Contact

Adrian Peterson Cleared For Contact

The Minnesota Vikings have finally given RB Adrian Peterson clearance to participate in full-contact practice for the first time since he injured his knee last season, via ESPN 1500 Twin Cities. Peterson is expected to be active for Sunday’s game against [...]

September 5, 2012 Vikings
Adrian Peterson Could Come Off PUP List On Sunday

Adrian Peterson Could Come Off PUP List On Sunday

Tom Pelissero, from ESPN 1500 Twin Cities, reports that Vikings running back Adrian Peterson could come of the physically unable to perform list as soon as Sunday. The Vikings will be meeting this Saturday to discuss the team’s roster in which depth [...]

August 11, 2012 Vikings
Vikings RB Adrian Peterson Close to Coming off PUP List

Vikings RB Adrian Peterson Close to Coming off PUP List

Update —  8/2/12: Judd Zulgad of ESPN 1500 has reported via twitter that Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier claims  RB Adrian Peterson is closer to being moved off the Physically Unable to Perform list, but is “still not quite ready [...]

August 2, 2012 Vikings
Vikings Will Limit Adrian Peterson’s Workload To Start The Season

Vikings Will Limit Adrian Peterson’s Workload To Start The Season

Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier mentioned that they plan on limiting Adrian Peterson‘s early-season workload, in an attempt to prevent any possible setbacks regarding Peterson’s surgically repaired knee. “He’s so valuable to our organization that we have to be [...]

July 4, 2012 Vikings
Adrian Peterson Could Begin Training Camp On PUP List

Adrian Peterson Could Begin Training Camp On PUP List

Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier seemed to suggest that RB Adrian Peterson could be placed on the PUP list for the start of training camp. “(Based) on where he is today, everything is moving in the right direction. I [...]

June 26, 2012 Vikings
Vikings Have No Intentions Of Allowing Joe Webb To Compete For Starting QB Job

Vikings Have No Intentions Of Allowing Joe Webb To Compete For Starting QB Job

Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier attempted to squash any talk of a potential quarterback controversy between Joe Webb and Christian Ponder by mentioning that Ponder will be the team’s starter heading into 2012. “If something were to happen to [...]

June 21, 2012 Vikings
Vikings WR Percy Harvin Plans To Attend Vikings Training Camp

Vikings WR Percy Harvin Plans To Attend Vikings Training Camp

Percy Harvin addressed the reports that he recently asked to be traded by mentioning that he’ll be attending the team’s upcoming training camp. “I’m really clueless on the crazy reports,” tweets Harvin. “Had a great (practice) today … To all [...]

June 21, 2012 Vikings
Adrian Peterson Has Progressed To Making Cuts On His Surgically Repaired Knee

Adrian Peterson Has Progressed To Making Cuts On His Surgically Repaired Knee

Vikings RB Adrian Peterson told reporters on Wednesday that he’s “wide open” in regards to making cuts on his surgically repaired knee, per Tom Pelissero. This is obviously an incredible sign for him moving forward. Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier [...]

June 20, 2012 Vikings
NFL News & Rumors: Thursday 6/7

NFL News & Rumors: Thursday 6/7

Bears Unsigned franchise player RB Matt Forte said he is “definitely” not seeking to become the NFL’s highest-paid running back. (Michael C Wright) Bears DT Henry Melton said he’s been getting a little work at fullback during OTAs. (Fred Mitchell) [...]

June 7, 2012 Bears, Bengals, Bills, Broncos, Colts, Dolphins, Eagles, Patriots, Ravens, Saints, Steelers, Texans, Titans, Vikings
Adrian Peterson Likely To Start Training Camp On The PUP List

Adrian Peterson Likely To Start Training Camp On The PUP List

Tom Pelissero of ESPN Twin Cities reports that RB Adrian Peterson will likely start training camp on the PUP list. Head coach Leslie Frazier hints at this by stating, “… in my mind right now, it’d be better to be [...]

May 31, 2012 Vikings
Vikings Rumors: Harrison Smith, Josh Robinson, Jarius Wright

Vikings Rumors: Harrison Smith, Josh Robinson, Jarius Wright

Safety Postions Dan Wiederer of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune writes that it “won’t be entirely shocking” if the Vikings end up using both Notre Dame rookies as their starting safeties this year. The Viking traded for Harrison Smith, so figures to be a safe [...]

May 5, 2012 Vikings
Adrian Peterson “Impressed” During Running Drills Last Week

Adrian Peterson “Impressed” During Running Drills Last Week

Tom Pelissero of ESPN 1500 Twin Cities reports that Vikings RB Adrian Peterson ran last week for Head Coach Leslie Frazier who said Peterson “did a great job,” in his workout which comes just four months after knee surgery. Peterson tore [...]

April 3, 2012 Vikings
NFL Injury Updates: Adrian Peterson, Jamaal Charles, Kenny Britt, Gabe Carimi, Mikel LeShoure

NFL Injury Updates: Adrian Peterson, Jamaal Charles, Kenny Britt, Gabe Carimi, Mikel LeShoure

Adrian Peterson Tom Pelissero of ESPN 1500 Twin Cities reports that Vikings RB Adrian Peterson is scheduled to resume running later in the week. “Everything he’s done up to this point has been very good,” said head coach Leslie Frazier. Peterson is recovering [...]

March 28, 2012 Bears, Chiefs, Lions, Packers, Titans, Vikings
Raheem Morris The Favorite For Vikings Defensive Coordinator Position?

Raheem Morris The Favorite For Vikings Defensive Coordinator Position?

The Minnesota Vikings have begun the search process to find their next defensive coordinator and the Star Tribune reports that it appears to be down to Vikings linebackers coach Mike Singletary, former Buccaners head coach Raheem Morris, former Rams head coach Steve Spagnuolo and Jacksonville Jaguars interim [...]

January 10, 2012 Vikings
Vikings Will Start Christian Ponder This Weekend

Vikings Will Start Christian Ponder This Weekend

There has been a lot of attention paid to the Vikings quarterback position in recent weeks, mainly because of Joe Webb‘s quality outings, but Minnesota head coach Leslie Frazier told reporters that Christian Ponder will finish out the season as [...]

December 29, 2011 Vikings
Vikings Head Coach Leslie Frazier Will Return Next Season

Vikings Head Coach Leslie Frazier Will Return Next Season

Jeremy Fowler of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports that Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier has been informed that he’ll be retained for the 2012 season. Minnesota currently sits at 2-11 and could end up with their worst record ever [...]

December 14, 2011 Vikings
Adrian Peterson Willing To Play At Less Than 100%

Adrian Peterson Willing To Play At Less Than 100%

Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier mentioned earlier in the week that RB Adrian Peterson is “very close” to a returning. “God willing I’ll be out there [Sunday],” Peterson said during an interview with KFAN, per the Star Tribune. “I’m like 70 percent.” It’s great [...]

December 7, 2011 Vikings
Adrian Peterson Ready To Return For Week 14?

Adrian Peterson Ready To Return For Week 14?

Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier mentioned during today’s press conference that RB Adrian Peterson is “very close” to returning to game action, per Tom Pelissero. This is interesting considering that there were reports from yesterday that he could be out for [...]

December 5, 2011 Vikings