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Tue, 20 Dec 2005 20:12:17 -0800
The Star Tribune reports the Minnesota Vikings have released P Darren Bennett. He is expected to now retire from the NFL.
Sun, 18 Dec 2005 09:38:28 -0800
The Minnesota Vikings have declared RB Adimchinobe Echemandu, P Darren Bennett, LB Heath Farwell, QB J.T. O'Sullivan, TE Jeff Dugan, LB Keith Newman, TE Richard Angulo, CB Ukee Dozier inactive for Week 15.
Sat, 17 Dec 2005 06:50:38 -0800
Jon Ralph, of the Herald Sun, reports Australian Football League P Anthony Rocca is hoping to follow in the footsteps of NFL punters Ben Graham (New York Jets), Darren Bennett (Minnesota Vikings) and Mat McBriar (Dallas Cowboys) and land in the NFL. "I have always had a bit of an interest in it," he said Friday, Dec. 16. Like Graham, Rocca is aligned to Ricky Nixon's Flying Start management group, which could help set up trials with NFL clubs.
Tue, 13 Dec 2005 20:44:03 -0800
Kevin Seifert, of the Star Tribune, reports Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Tice said P Darren Bennett will remain on the roster for the team's Week 15 game in case P Chris Kluwe (knee) can't play. Tice is hoping Kluwe can recover by Sunday, Dec. 18, but Bennett will be available if Kluwe has a setback.
Mon, 12 Dec 2005 17:06:25 -0800
Minnesota Vikings P Darren Bennett will handle punting duties in Week 15 if P Chris Kluwe (knee) is unavailable.
Tue, 06 Dec 2005 16:46:57 -0800
SportsNetwork reports the Minnesota Vikings have signed P Darren Bennett. Terms of the deal were undisclosed.
Mon, 05 Dec 2005 18:46:23 -0800
The Minnesota Vikings are going to invite free agent P Darren Bennett (Vikings) for a tryout Tuesday, Dec. 6.
Tue, 13 Sep 2005 22:00:27 -0700
Alex Marvez and Kevin Lerner, of the Sun-Sentinel, report the Miami Dolphins worked out free agent P Darren Bennett (Vikings) Tuesday, Sept. 13.
Sun, 04 Sep 2005 20:03:30 -0700
The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Tice said P Darren Bennett, cut Sunday, Sept. 5, could return to the team for their Week 2 contest. The Vikings will keep looking at punters, but Tice said Bennett will definitely not be re-signed for Week 1. Releasing him now gave the Vikings additional financial flexibility for this season; had Bennett been on the roster for the opening game, the Vikings would have been required to guarantee his $765,000 base salary for the season. If they re-sign him after the first game, they will be responsible only for the prorated portion of that salary.
Sun, 04 Sep 2005 16:42:58 -0700
ESPN.com reports Minnesota Vikings P Darren Bennett was released from the team.
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