MINNESOTA VIKINGS

Oct 23, 2016; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Minnesota Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes (29) intercepts a pass during the first quarter against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field.

Could 2017 be the Vikings’ year

With free agency and the NFL Draft in the rearview mirror, the Minnesota Vikings have likely completed their retooling process and are now shifting their...
Nov 20, 2016; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph (82) and Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Michael Floyd (15) following the game at U.S. Bank Stadium. The Vikings defeated the Cardinals 30-24. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

Minnesota Vikings give troubled WR, Michael Floyd, a second chance

Could a return to Minnesota be the bridge over troubled waters that wide receiver, Michael Floyd needs to turn his career and life around? On Wednesday, the...
Oct 3, 2015; Blacksburg, VA, USA; Virginia Tech Hokies tight end Bucky Hodges (7) runs the ball after a catch against Pittsburgh Panthers defensive back Dennis Briggs (20) during the second quarter at Lane Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports

Minnesota Vikings 2017 NFL Draft Grades and Review

With the new class established, the Vikings' crew of cover32 took the opportunity to evaluate and grade each of the Vikings' draft selections.
Washington Redskins sign undrafted college free agent Kyle Kalis of the Michigan Wolverines

The Redskins Sign Undrafted Free Agent Kyle Kalis

The Washington Redskins have signed some undrafted college free agents. Undrafted free agent (UDFA) Kyle Kalis is one of them. I cannot believe this...
Carlos Watkins of the Houston Texans

Vikings make another splash; trade up to take C Pat Elflein 70th overall

After trading up in the second round, Spielman and the Vikings didn't wait long to make their next move. Set to pick at 79th, Minnesota swapped their third round...
Nov 5, 2016; Raleigh, NC, USA; Florida State Seminoles running back Dalvin Cook (4) runs the ball during the second half against the North Carolina State Wolfpack at Carter Finley Stadium. Florida State won 24-20. Mandatory Credit: Rob Kinnan-USA TODAY Sports

Spielman at it again as Vikings trade up to draft sliding Cook at 41st...

Minnesota Vikings' general manager, Rick Spielman, did what he does best and has become known for in recent years; making big moves during the NFL Draft.
Minnesota Vikings safety Harrison Smith intercepts a pass during the second quarter against the New York Giants at TCF Bank Stadium.

Minnesota Vikings 2017 Pre-Draft Roster Overview: Defensive Backs

The Vikings have been utilizing the draft the past five seasons to build up their defense. The secondary, more than any other unit, has benefitted most from the...
Seattle Seahawks tight end Luke Willson is tackled by Minnesota Vikings linebacker Eric Kendricks during the first quarter of the 2015 NFC Wild Card Game.

Minnesota Vikings 2017 Pre-Draft Roster Overview: Linebackers

The Minnesota Vikings will begin the second phase of upgrading their roster Friday evening on Day two of the NFL Draft. With three more days until then, speculation...
Nov 20, 2016; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer (3) is hit by Minnesota Vikings defensive end Brian Robison (96) and defensive end Danielle Hunter (99) during the fourth quarter at U.S. Bank Stadium. The Vikings defeated the Cardinals 30-24.

Minnesota Vikings 2017 Pre-Draft Roster Overview: Defensive Line

The NFL Draft is set to begin on Thursday and teams are concluding their scouting reports on potential prospects. Teams know what they need and which players...
Dec 20, 2015; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings offensive lineman Joe Berger (61) gets ready to snap the ball in the second quarter against the Chicago Bears at TCF Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports

Minnesota Vikings 2017 Pre-Draft Roster Overview: Offensive Line

The 2017 NFL Draft is six days away. With every team opening their training camps over the past week and finding out the 2017 season schedule on Thursday...
Oct 3, 2016; Minneapolis, MN, USA; New York Giants defensive back Trevin Wade (31) breaks up a pass intended for Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen (19) during the first quarter at U.S. Bank Stadium.

Minnesota Vikings 2017 Pre-Draft Roster Overview: Receivers and Tight Ends

The next phase of roster building will take place in just roughly a week at the 2017 NFL Draft when teams will select the best young talents that the college ranks...
Jan 1, 2017; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings running back Jerick McKinnon (21) reaches for the pylon to score a touchdown ahead of the defense of Chicago Bears linebacker Nick Kwiatkoski (44) in the first quarter at U.S. Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY Sports

Minnesota Vikings 2017 Pre-Draft Roster Overview: Running Backs

With the NFL Draft just nine days away, teams are making their final analyses and determinations of roster deficiencies, when and how to address them. Like every...
Nov 24, 2016; Detroit, MI, USA; Minnesota Vikings quarterback Sam Bradford (8) throws the ball during the fourth quarter against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field. The Lions won 16-13.

Minnesota Vikings 2017 Pre-Draft Roster Overview: Quarterbacks

With the 2017 NFL free agency period largely in the rearview, the Minnesota Vikings, along with the rest of the league, have turned their attention to the NFL Draft...
Nov 6, 2016; Oakland, CA, USA; Former Oakland Raiders' running back, and newest Vikings' addition, Latavius Murray (28) scores a touchdown against the Denver Broncos in the second quarter at Oakland Coliseum.

Minnesota Vikings 2017 Free Agency Recap

As the 2017 free agent period has come and gone, the Minnesota Vikings have made a number moves with the expressed intent to improve an inconsistent offense.