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Vikings Exec. George Paton Declines Jets’ Interview Request For GM Job

Connor Hughes and Chad Graff are reporting that Vikings assistant GM George Paton has turned down the Jets' interview request for their GM vacancy. This is now the third time Paton has declined an interview...

NFC North Notes: Bears, Packers, Vikings

Bears Bears LBs coach Mark DeLeone praised second-year ILB Roquan Smith's speed, ability to see plays pre-snap, and understanding of formations.  “I think there are guys that have a feel, a natural feel. Roquan’s definitely one...

NFC North Notes: Bears, Lions, Vikings

Bears New Bears DC Chuck Pagano had high praise for S Eddie Jackson, comparing him to former Ravens Hall-of-Fame S Ed Reed.  “From a talent standpoint? Very, very similar,” Pagano said via Patrick Finley of the...

Jets Request Interviews With George Paton & Scott Fitterer For GM Job

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Jets have also requested permission to interview Vikings assistant GM George Paton and Seahawks co-director of player personnel Scott Fitterer for their GM vacancy. They join Joe...

NFC North Notes: Bears, Packers, Vikings

Bears Bears S Eddie Jackson explained that he and QB Mitch Trubisky held convince S Ha Ha Clinton-Dix to sign with Chicago during free agency with their sales pitch. "Me and Mitch, we went in there...

NFC North Notes: Lions, Packers, Vikings

Lions Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press writes that Lions' first-round TE T.J. Hockenson made a "strong first impression" during OTAs this week.  Birkett points out that...

NFC Notes: Packers, Saints, Vikings

Packers The Boston Globe's Ben Volin identifies DE Mike Daniels as a surprising cap casualty or trade candidate this year to watch this summer.  Volin mentions that the...

NFC Notes: Bears, Panthers, Vikings

Bears McNeese State punter Alex Kjellsten says that he got to participate in the Bears' kicker competition during the team's rookie minicamp. “It seemed like the whole camp was about finding a kicker,” Kjellsten said, via...

NFL Transactions: Friday 5/17

Bears Bears placed DB Jomon Dotson on injured reserve after clearing waivers. Buccaneers Buccaneers signed WR Bryant Mitchell. (NFLTR)  Buccaneers waived LS Dan Godsil. Colts ...

Vikings Have Offered Kyle Rudolph Five-Year Extension, Talks Ongoing

Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, citing a source with knowledge of the situation, reports that the Vikings and TE Kyle Rudolph have not ended extension talks, but they also haven't made much progress. Florio's...

NFC North Notes: Lions, Packers, Vikings

Lions Lions OT Taylor Decker expects to wait a little bit longer for a contract extension after the Lions exercised the fifth-year option in his contract.  “In my mind, I’m going to play two more years...

Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph Won’t Take Pay Cut

Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph tells Sid Hartman of the Minneapolis Star Tribune that there is "no way" he would take a pay cut to stay in Minnesota.  "No I won't, I am too young for...

NFL Transactions: Tuesday 5/14

Bears Bears signed fourth-round WR Riley Ridley, seventh-round RB Kerrith Whyte and seventh-round CB Stephen Denmark. (NFLTR) Broncos Broncos officially placed OL Nico Falah on injured reserve. (NFLTR) ...

Vikings LB Eric Kendricks Restructures Contract

According to ESPN's Courtney Cronin, Vikings LB Eric Kendricks restructured his contract.  Kendricks converted half of his $4.15 million base salary to a signing bonus, per Cronin.  According to OverTheCap.com, the Vikings had just  $1,177,324 of...