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Vikings, Kluwe reach settlement

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 weeks 6 days ago
Eden Prairie, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - The Minnesota Vikings and Chris Kluwe have reached a settlement that will prevent the former punter from suing the team over his release.Terms of the resolution were not disclosed.Kluwe had accused the Vikings of cutting him in May of 2013 because of his vocal support of marriage equality and gay rights."As a family we have long-supported equal rights causes...

NFL Scouts Talk Anonymously About NFC North Teams

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 1 day ago
Historically known as the domain of defenses like the Monsters of the Midway and the Purple People Eaters, the NFC North may be changing its image. Now home to Aaron Rodgers, Matthew Stafford and Jay Cutler and a host of explosive playmakers, the division boasted three of the NFL’s top offenses in 2013. The Packers have been the top dog the past three seasons and are considered the...

Minnesota Vikings 2014 Team Preview and Predictions

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 5 days ago
General Manager Rick Spielman created 13 categories that he thought described a successful NFL coach. He identified 10 preferred candidates, interviewed seven and fell in love, professionally speaking, with just one. “It’s like when I met my wife,” he said. “You just know.” Mike Zimmer, the self-proclaimed “fixer” and first-time head coach at any...

Vikings' Joseph says he was an "innocent bystander"

By Anonymous (not verified), 1 month 6 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 month 1 week 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), 1 month 1 week 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), 1 month 2 weeks 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), 1 month 3 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 weeks 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-...