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Wed, 27 Nov 2013 11:58:20 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings (Achilles') was not seen at practice Wednesday, Nov. 27, at the portion open to the media. He has been battling an Achilles' injury.
Sun, 24 Nov 2013 17:01:08 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings returned to Lambeau Field for the first time since leaving via free agency in the offseason, and he hauled in two catches for 29 yards in Week 12 against the Green Bay Packers. Fans showered him with boos on each of his catch plays.
Sun, 24 Nov 2013 08:37:55 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings (Achilles') is active for the team's Week 12 game.
Fantasy Tip: Jennings could be a No. 3 wide receiver or flex option this week if owners do not have any better options.
Sun, 24 Nov 2013 06:22:16 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings (Achilles') will play in the team's Week 12 game.
Sat, 23 Nov 2013 09:01:21 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings (Achilles') said he definitely expects to play Week 12 even though he is listed as questionable.
Fri, 22 Nov 2013 12:33:36 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings (Achilles') was limited in practice Friday, Nov. 22, and is questionable for Week 12.
Thu, 21 Nov 2013 15:01:56 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings (Achilles') was limited in practice Thursday, Nov. 21.
Fantasy Tip: This is progress for Jennings. However, he should probably be left on your bench this weekend in favor of better options.
Wed, 20 Nov 2013 14:10:33 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings (Achilles') did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 20.
Mon, 18 Nov 2013 13:07:42 -0800
Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier said he was surprised WR Greg Jennings (heel) was unable to play in Week 11 against the Seattle Seahawks, and Frazier is unsure if he'll be able to play in Week 12 against the Green Bay Packers, his former team. "I have to be careful to predict that now, because I really felt like he'd be able to go in this last ball game and it didn't work out," Frazier said. "So I have to watch him go through practice and see him do some things to be certain." Jennings is hoping to be able to play against the Packers.
Fantasy Tip: Jennings is a weak WR3 or flex play if he makes it back this weekend. The uncertain quarterback situation in Minnesota isn't doing him any favors.
Sun, 17 Nov 2013 20:02:17 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Jerome Simpson did not start in the Week 12 game against the Seattle Seahawks, even with WR Greg Jennings (Achilles') inactive. Head coach Leslie Frazier used Simpson as the fourth receiver for much of the day, with WR Joe Webb often seeing time ahead of Simpson in three-receiver sets. Simpson was arrested Nov. 9 for drunken driving. "There's no sense in me talking about that now. The decision was made. Simpson was out there on the second play. Circumstances dictated this is what we had to do," Frazier said Sunday, Nov. 17. Simpson made one catch for one yard.
Sun, 17 Nov 2013 20:01:40 -0800
Updating a previous report, Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings (Achilles') said Sunday, Nov. 17, that he plans to be active for the Week 12 game against the Green Bay Packers, his first return to Lambeau Field since leaving the Packers.
Sun, 17 Nov 2013 12:15:35 -0800
The Minnesota Vikings have declared WR Greg Jennings, OG Jeff Baca, QB Josh Freeman, TE Kyle Rudolph, DL Letroy Guion, RB Matt Asiata, CB Shaun Prater inactive for Week 11.
Sun, 17 Nov 2013 12:11:53 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings (Achilles') is inactive for Week 11.
Fantasy Tip: He was listed as probable, but apparently his injury must have flared up late in the week.
Fri, 15 Nov 2013 15:17:55 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings (Achilles') was limited in practice Friday, Nov. 15, but is probable for Week 11. "He's pretty sore and just backed off the work today," head coach Leslie Frazier said. "(We wanted to) give him another day to get ready for Sunday."
Fantasy Tip: Against a tough Seattle Seahawks secondary and with Jerome Simpson possibly being benched, Jennings makes for a very weak play this weekend. If you have better options, seriously consider benching Jennings.
Fri, 01 Nov 2013 13:49:23 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings (knee) fully participated in practice Nov. 1, and is probable for Week 9.
Fri, 01 Nov 2013 10:14:50 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings (knee) should be fine to play in Week 9 against the Dallas Cowboys, according to head coach Leslie Frazier. Jennings injured his knee during an off-day workout Tuesday, Oct. 29, but didn't need an MRI exam.
Thu, 31 Oct 2013 15:38:24 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings (knee) was limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 31.
Fantasy Tip: Jennings has a nice matchup against the Dallas Cowboys this week, but the quarterback unrest will continue to limit his value to that of a WR3 or flex play.
Wed, 30 Oct 2013 15:34:00 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 30.
Wed, 30 Oct 2013 15:23:40 -0700
Minnesota Vikings RB Matt Asiata (shoulder), CB Chris Cook (hip), TE Rhett Ellison (ankle), DT Fred Evans (knee), WR Greg Jennings (knee) and S Jamarca Sanford (groin) all did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 30. LB Chad Greenway (wrist), CB A.J. Jefferson (ankle), WR Rodney Smith (hip), K Blair Walsh (left hamstring), DT Kevin Williams (knee) all fully participated in practice.
Sun, 29 Sep 2013 21:23:27 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings had three receptions for 92 yards and a pair of touchdowns in the Week 4 game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in London. One of his touchdowns went for 70 yards. He has seven touchdowns of 70 or more yards in his career. Only Hall of Fame WR Jerry Rice has more, with nine.
Fri, 27 Sep 2013 10:35:29 -0700
Several Minnesota Vikings wide receivers, including WR Greg Jennings, have commended QB Matt Cassel and look forward to him starting in Week 4 against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Jennings described Cassel as "more verbal, kind of commanding in the huddle." "If anything that's the difference," Jennings said. "That comes with him having much more experience. He's been in position where he's had to be a starter for years now. He knows what's going on. He's commanding. So is Christian. But as far as throwing the ball it is what it is. Matt's a very smart guy."
Fri, 20 Sep 2013 16:05:18 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings (non-injury) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 20, but is not on the injury report for Week 3.
Tue, 23 Jul 2013 11:57:28 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings compared his new team to his old team, the Green Bay Packers, and said he's comfortable with his new surroundings and new structure. "It's not a free-for-all. There's structure," Jennings said. "But there's liberty. You can breathe. It's like, 'OK, I can do my thing.' You know what you need to do, you get it done. Whereas (in Green Bay), everything was more cookie-cutter. … It's just different. In a good way. And not knocking what we did there. Because obviously it was successful. But here, no one's walking on egg shells."
Fri, 19 Jul 2013 10:32:09 -0700
Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers said the team will be different this season without WRs Greg Jennings and Donald Driver, and CB Charles Woodson on the roster. "Not having those two and a good friend of mine, Charles Woodson, who I played with for a long time just like those guys - that's different," Rodgers said. "So, we're a different football team. Lacking a little in the experience part, but making up for it in the talent and the young guys that we brought in."
Tue, 16 Jul 2013 13:13:53 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings said QB Christian Ponder has not had enough help around him in previous years, and that will change this year. "He (Ponder) has always been a position where the stress and the pressure was on him, and he really didn't have the help around him to take that load off, outside of 'All Day' (Adrian Peterson). That's it," Jennings said.
Fantasy Tip: While the idea that Ponder did not have a lot of help around him may not be entirely accurate, he should be in better shape this year with the addition of Jennings and Cordarrelle Patterson.
Thu, 20 Jun 2013 09:37:46 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings echoed wide-ranging statements of how impressive WR Cordarrelle Patterson during offseason workouts. Jennings said that Patterson has "that definitive step," meaning a decisive, aggressive move near the top of a route that helps a receiver create separation. It's not necessarily a recommended football move and is often corrected when a receiver is taught to make all his routes look the same in the NFL. However, it can be effective in the right setting as a pinpoint weapon, as it was for Jennings, he said.
Fantasy Tip: Jennings is mentoring Patterson, which isn't a bad sign for the youngster's future. Patterson has top-flight speed and, despite his team's shaky QB situation, should be considered a late-rounds flyer for his big-play potential.
Fri, 31 May 2013 11:24:29 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings (ankle) said the ankle issue that kept him out of practice Wednesday, May 29, is a non-issue and he will return to practice next week. "It's May," Jennings said on Thursday. "Nothing right now counts as much. It's important. But it really doesn't count as much as September, August. ... It's May, and I'm perfectly fine."
Fantasy Tip: This sounds like a non-issue for Jennings, but still with his injury history, keep an eye on his status throughout the rest of the offseason and into training camp.
Fri, 31 May 2013 07:03:40 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings said he is willing to help WR Cordarrelle Patterson improve his route running skills because he believes Patterson has talent but it is raw.
Fri, 31 May 2013 06:59:19 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings (ankle) said he has been building chemistry with QB Christian Ponder even though he has not been able to participate in organized team activities by talking with Ponder about the things he sees during plays. "With a guy like Christian, he's very smart," Jennings said. "You pick each other's brains, and once you're on the field, that chemistry starts to form itself."
Fantasy Tip: Even though Jennings is not able to participate, it is good for him to be talking with Ponder to make sure they are on the same page in terms of the plays. The two players should be able to build on the chemistry on the field during training camp. Jennings should be seen as a solid No. 3 wide receiver in drafts this season and could be a weekly option at the flex position.
Thu, 30 May 2013 13:42:14 -0700
Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier said WR Greg Jennings (ankle) should participate in organized team activities Tuesday, June 4. Jennings said the injury is a non-issue at this point because it is the offseason.
Wed, 29 May 2013 12:30:31 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings (ankle) did not participate in organized team activities Wednesday, May 29, because of an ankle injury. Head coach Leslie Frazier said the injury is not serious.
Fantasy Tip: Jennings can allow the injury to heal because he does not need to participate in workouts at this point of the offseason. Jennings should be seen as a solid No. 3 wide receiver in drafts this season and could be a weekly option at the flex position.
Thu, 16 May 2013 09:45:10 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Cordarrelle Patterson will be given an opportunity to earn a starting wide receiver spot across from WR Greg Jennings this year, according to head coach Leslie Frazier. WR Joe Webb will be insurance in case Patterson doesn't pan out.
Fantasy Tip: It's tough to predict Patterson's fantasy value heading into his rookie season. Aside from Greg Jennings, Christian Ponder doesn't have much to work with at wideout, and Kyle Rudolph will remain a big target in the passing game. Patterson is a bit of a project and will have to improve his route-running skills dramatically to make an impact immediately. Consider him a late-round flier in deep leagues.
Mon, 18 Mar 2013 10:57:18 -0700
Minnesota Vikings QB Christian Ponder said he would like to see WR Greg Jennings travel to Arizona to get some work in during the offseason.
Sun, 17 Mar 2013 13:22:38 -0700
Contrary to a previous report, the New England Patriots did not make an offer to Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings this offseason.
Sun, 17 Mar 2013 09:15:35 -0700
The New England Patriots offered Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings a contract worth around $6 million per season but the talks between the two sides did not go far.
Sun, 17 Mar 2013 09:05:01 -0700
The Green Bay Packers made an offer to Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings that averaged about $8 million per season, but he decided to accept the Vikings' contract offer of about $9 million per season.
Fri, 15 Mar 2013 18:08:07 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings was cordial when speaking about his new QB Christian Ponder Friday, March 15. "You could see on film (Ponder) didn't have a lot of options to throw to," Jennings said. He said he didn't mean any disrespect.
Fantasy Tip: It's a nice idea to be instantly sympatico with your new quarterback, but at the same time the remaining wideouts and tight end targets from last season might not be too keen being called out by their newest teammate. Still, Jennings has to really only make nice with one guy, and he did. He should be a serviceable WR2 in 2013.
Fri, 15 Mar 2013 17:23:55 -0700
Updating a previous report, Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings received a five-year deal with max value of $47.5 million, with $18 million guaranteed.
Fri, 15 Mar 2013 16:17:39 -0700
The Minnesota Vikings agreed to an undisclosed five-year deal with free-agent WR Greg Jennings (Packers).
Fantasy Tip: Jennings missed half of last year with a groin injury and saw his production drop thanks to a bevy of receiving options around him in Green Bay. He'll be 30 years old shortly after the 2013 season kicks off, but he'll be the unquestioned No. 1 wideout in Minnesota. Declining production due to age and inconsistent quarterback play in Minny make Jennings more of a No. 2 fantasy WR.
Fri, 15 Mar 2013 09:27:57 -0700
The Green Bay Packers are still in the mix to re-sign free-agent WR Greg Jennings.
Fri, 15 Mar 2013 09:22:56 -0700
Talks between the Minnesota Vikings and the free-agent WR Greg Jennings (Packers) are going well.
Thu, 14 Mar 2013 05:50:52 -0700
Free-agent WR Greg Jennings (Packers) will meet with the Minnesota Vikings Thursday, March 14, according to a source.
Wed, 13 Mar 2013 07:07:46 -0700
The Green Bay Packers offered free-agent WR Greg Jennings (Packers) a contract with a salary of $10 million per season "a while ago," according to a source. Another source indicated Jennings has been in discussions with the team about a possible return.
Tue, 12 Mar 2013 16:41:15 -0700
The Minnesota Vikings are expressing interest in free-agent WR Greg Jennings (Packers). The Vikings will need to upgrade their receiving corps after trading WR Percy Harvin to the Seattle Seahawks.
Tue, 12 Mar 2013 16:10:59 -0700
Unrestricted free-agent WR Greg Jennings (Packers) could re-sign with the Green Bay Packers if he does not sign with a team Tuesday, March 12.
Mon, 11 Mar 2013 21:26:24 -0700
The Indianapolis Colts have not expressed an interest in free-agent WR Greg Jennings (Packers), according to a source.
Wed, 06 Mar 2013 11:44:50 -0800
The Miami Dolphins do not value impending free-agent WR Greg Jennings as much as some think. Jennings is not in the initial plans as the team approaches free agency.
Wed, 06 Mar 2013 09:19:44 -0800
Buffalo Bills WR Stevie Johnson said he has talked with Green Bay Packers impending free-agent WR Greg Jennings about signing with the Bills, but Jennings indicated he wanted to sign with a warm weather team if he did not re-sign with the Packers.
Mon, 04 Mar 2013 12:27:06 -0800
The Green Bay Packers have decided that they will not place their franchise tag on impending free-agent WR Greg Jennings.
Sun, 03 Mar 2013 20:18:49 -0800
The Green Bay Packers are still mulling using the franchise tag on impending free-agent WR Greg Jennings before the deadline to use the tag Monday, March 4. General manager Ted Thompson said at the NFL Scouting Combine that the team would like to retain Jennings.