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Vikings' Joseph says he was an "innocent bystander"

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 week 4 days ago
Eden Prairie, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - After being shot by a stray bullet at a night club on Friday night, Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Linval Joseph released a statement on Sunday saying he was an "innocent bystander."Joseph was struck in the calf by a stray bullet while at the 400 SoundBar club in downtown Minneapolis after the team's 10-6 win over the Oakland Raiders. He was released...

Vikings' Joseph shot in leg

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 week 5 days ago
Eden Prairie, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Linval Joseph was struck in the calf by a stray bullet while at a downtown Minneapolis bar following the team's preseason game on Friday.The Vikings announced that Joseph sustained only minor injuries from the incident, which took place at the 400 SoundBar club after the team's 10-6 win over the Oakland Raiders. The...

Vikings sign Crocker

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 weeks 3 days ago
Mankato, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - The Minnesota Vikings signed safety Chris Crocker and waived defensive end Rakim Cox on Monday.Crocker spent the last six seasons with the Cincinnati Bengals. In 12 games last season, he recorded 37 tackles, 1 1/2 sacks and two interceptions.The 34-year-old Crocker has played the last seven seasons with Vikings coach Mike Zimmer while he was the defensive...

Vikings' Rudolph signs extension

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 weeks 3 days ago
Eden Prairie, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - The Minnesota Vikings signed tight end Kyle Rudolph to a contract extension on Sunday night.The 24-year-old Rudolph caught 30 passes for 313 yards and three touchdowns in 2013."I'm extremely excited to get this extension completed and continue my career with the Minnesota Vikings. I've said all along I wanted to stay in Minnesota. I love the fans, the...

Vikings place Munnerlyn on PUP

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 weeks 6 days ago
Mankato, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - The Minnesota Vikings placed cornerback Captain Munnerlyn on the physically unable to perform list on Friday.Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said Friday that Munnerlyn has a "slight" hamstring injury, but added that the free agent from Carolina will be "fine."Munnerlyn signed a reported three-year deal in the offseason after playing five seasons with the Panthers.The...

Extra Points: Stone comes looking for Kluwe's glass house

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 1 day ago
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - FX unveiled its anticipated new comedy series "You're the Worst" last week.To my surprise, however, the show evidently had nothing to do with Minnesota Vikings special teams coordinator Mike Priefer or his favorite ex-employee, Chris Kluwe.In the race for who's the worst, though, it might come down to the now- admitted homophobe and his incredibly...

Vikings suspend Priefer 3 games after probe

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 4 days ago
Eden Prairie, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - The Minnesota Vikings have suspended special teams coordinator Mike Priefer three regular season games without pay for making a homophobic comment to former punter Chris Kluwe.The results of a nearly six-month independent investigation started by the team over claims Kluwe made in an online article were released by the Vikings on Friday.According to a 29-...

2014 NFL Training Camp Dates and Locations

By Mark Ross, 1 month 1 week ago
The Seattle Seahawks won't officially begin defense of their Super Bowl title until Sept. 4 when they host the Green Bay Packers in the opening game of the 2014 NFL regular season. However, the real work begins July 24 with the start of training camp in Renton, Wash. The Buffalo Bills will be the first team to open training camp in Pittsford, N.Y., on July 18, while the Detroit Lions...

Vikings DE Nealy suspended

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 1 week ago
Washington, DC (SportsNetwork.com) - Minnesota Vikings defensive end Spencer Nealy will have the start of his 2014 season cut short."Spencer Nealy of the Minnesota Vikings has been suspended without pay for the first four games of the 2014 regular season for violating the NFL policy on performance enhancing substances," a statement from the league read on Friday. "Nealy will be eligible to return...

Vikings sign WR Cooper, waive WR Jean

By Anonymous (not verified), 2 months 1 week ago
Eden Prairie, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - The Minnesota Vikings announced Friday they have signed former Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Cooper and waived wideout Lestar Jean.Signed as an undrafted free agent out of Oklahoma State in 2012, Cooper played in 11 games the past two seasons with Cleveland and had 17 catches for 166 yards.Jean was signed as a free agent in April after spending his...