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Mon, 28 Jan 2013 10:10:08 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Stephen Burton will be given every opportunity to compete more playing time next season.
Sat, 05 Jan 2013 15:50:57 -0800
The Minnesota Vikings have declared CB Brandon Burton, QB Christian Ponder, DL D'Aundre Reed, DL George Johnson, WR Stephen Burton, OT Troy Kropog, LB Tyrone McKenzie inactive for Week 18.
Sun, 30 Dec 2012 12:12:57 -0800
The Minnesota Vikings have declared LB Audie Cole, CB Brandon Burton, DL D'Aundre Reed, QB McLeod Bethel-Thompson, CB Robert Blanton, WR Stephen Burton, OT Troy Kropog inactive for Week 17.
Sun, 23 Dec 2012 08:34:20 -0800
The Minnesota Vikings have declared LB Audie Cole, CB Brandon Burton, DL Brian Robison, DL D'Aundre Reed, QB McLeod Bethel-Thompson, WR Stephen Burton, OT Troy Kropog inactive for Week 16.
Sun, 09 Dec 2012 08:47:55 -0800
The Minnesota Vikings have declared TE Allen Reisner, LB Audie Cole, DL D'Aundre Reed, OG Mark Asper, QB McLeod Bethel-Thompson, WR Stephen Burton, OT Troy Kropog inactive for Week 14.
Mon, 03 Dec 2012 16:56:07 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WRs Michael Jenkins, Stephen Burton and Devin Aromashodu were targeted a total of five times in the team's Week 13 loss against the Green Bay Packers. WR Jerome Simpson finished with two catches (seven targets) for 25 yards, and WR Jarius Wright had only one catch for 13 yards. "I don't want to make it sound bad, but never in my life have I been a part of something like this," Wright said. "I don't even know how to say it." TE Kyle Rudolph led the aerial assault with six receptions for 51 yards and a touchdown, and QB Christian Ponder went 12-for-25 (48 percent completion rate) for 119 yards, a touchdown and two interceptions. Ponder's longest completion went for only 21 yards, and the Vikings' receivers were not able to gain much separation.
Fri, 23 Nov 2012 11:43:03 -0800
Minnesota Vikings DE Jared Allen (shoulder), WR Stephen Burton (ankle), WR Michael Jenkins (foot) and P Chris Kluwe (knee) practiced Friday, Nov. 23, and CB Antoine Winfield (knee) was limited. All are probable for Week 12.
Thu, 22 Nov 2012 13:18:48 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Stephen Burton (ankle) and P Chris Kluwe (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Nov. 22.
Wed, 21 Nov 2012 14:29:48 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Stephen Burton (ankle) and P Chris Kluwe (knee) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Nov. 21.
Sun, 04 Nov 2012 11:35:08 -0800
The Minnesota Vikings have declared LB Audie Cole, WR Jarius Wright, TE John Carlson, OG Mark Asper, QB McLeod Bethel-Thompson, FS Mistral Raymond, WR Stephen Burton inactive for Week 9.
Sun, 16 Sep 2012 19:18:53 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Stephen Burton posted his first NFL touchdown in Week 2 against the Indianapolis Colts. Burton hauled in the 7-yard reception, his only of the game, on a deflection. "I thought that the ball was coming to me," Burton said. "It didn't, unfortunately, but you don't give up on tipped balls."
Thu, 16 Aug 2012 16:27:20 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Stephen Burton is believed to be a favorite for one of the wide receiver spots on the final roster.
Sat, 11 Aug 2012 11:05:25 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Stephen Burton got the start in the preseason opener Friday, Aug. 10, over WR Percy Harvin. Head coach Leslie Frazier indicated it was because the team wanted to see more of Burton in "game situations." The team is looking for a receiver to step up with WR Jerome Simpson facing a three-game suspension to start the season, and WR Greg Childs (knee) out for the season.
Sat, 28 Jul 2012 18:48:23 -0700
While Minnesota Vikings WR Stephen Burton (toe) remains on the active/non-football injury list, head coach Leslie Frazier said Saturday, July 28, that Burton is "getting better." He remains day to day.
Fri, 27 Jul 2012 10:08:32 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Stephen Burton (toe) and TE Mickey Shuler (heel) are sitting out practice and are considered day-to-day.
Wed, 20 Jun 2012 19:05:35 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Stephen Burton (pneumonia) missed practice Tuesday, June 19, as he deals with breathing issues after being diagnosed with pneumonia.
Sun, 10 Jun 2012 20:44:48 -0700
Minnesota Vikings receivers coach George Stewart has compared WR Stephen Burton to former NFL star WR Terrell Owens. Burton has turned heads during workouts, and he was working with the first team as the "Z" receiver, or flanker, Wednesday, June 6, when WR Percy Harvin was sidelined.
Fri, 23 Mar 2012 18:19:48 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WRs Emmanuel Arceneaux and Stephen Burton are developmental receivers whose roles could increase next season depending on what happens in free agency.
Mon, 12 Dec 2011 13:38:54 -0800
The Minnesota Vikings promoted WR Emmanuel Arceneaux to the active roster Monday, Dec. 12, after placing WR Stephen Burton (knee) on the Injured Reserve.
Mon, 12 Dec 2011 10:58:05 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Stephen Burton (knee) will be placed on the Injured Reserve after suffering a third degree sprain to his knee. Burton is not expected to need surgery.
Sun, 11 Dec 2011 10:44:41 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Stephen Burton (knee) suffered a knee injury in Week 14 and is considered questionable to return.
Wed, 30 Nov 2011 12:12:14 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WRs Percy Harvin and Devin Aromashodu will be the starting lineup in Week 13. WR Greg Camarillo will be the third receiver and WR Stephen Burton will also see time at the position.
Tue, 29 Nov 2011 16:01:21 -0800
The Minnesota Vikings placed S Husain Abdullah (concussion), WR Michael Jenkins (knee), OL Cullen Loeffler (shoulder) and S Tyrell Johnson (hamstring) on the Injured Reserve Tuesday, Nov. 29. In corresponding moves, the team signed free-agent WR Stephen Burton (Vikings), DL Matt Katula (Patriots), S Jarrad Page (Eagles) and S Andrew Sendejo (Jets) to their active roster.
Sat, 26 Nov 2011 09:36:42 -0800
The Minnesota Vikings have signed practice squad TE Allen Reisner to their active roster. In a corresponding move, the team waived WR Stephen Burton.
Sun, 20 Nov 2011 08:42:25 -0800
The Minnesota Vikings have declared OG Anthony Herrera, CB Chris Cook, DL D'Aundre Reed, OL DeMarcus Love, LB Erin Henderson, SS Husain Abdullah, WR Stephen Burton inactive for Week 11.
Mon, 14 Nov 2011 16:10:41 -0800
The Minnesota Vikings have declared OG Anthony Herrera, CB Brandon Burton, CB Chris Cook, DL D'Aundre Reed, OL DeMarcus Love, WR Stephen Burton, LB Xavier Adibi inactive for Week 10.
Wed, 26 Oct 2011 21:31:42 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Stephen Burton was promoted from the practice squad to the active roster when WR Bernard Berrian was let go. It was a bit surprising since Burton looked very raw in training camp. During one practice, he surprised his teammates by batting down a Hail Mary pass like he was a defensive back. "It's funny you bring that play up," head coach Leslie Frazier said. "That's a sore spot with him, so be careful if you bring that up to him. His teammates tease him, and he doesn't like to be teased about that play."
Tue, 25 Oct 2011 12:53:36 -0700
The Minnesota Vikings promoted WR Stephen Burton from the practice squad Tuesday, Oct. 25, and released DL Cedric McKinley from the practice squad in a corresponding move.
Mon, 05 Sep 2011 08:25:28 -0700
The Minnesota Vikings announced Monday, Sept. 5, that they have signed WR Emmanuel Arceneaux, FB Matt Asiata, WR Stephen Burton, FB Ryan D'Imperio, OL Chris Degeare, RB Caleb King and DE Cedric McKinley to their practice squad.
Sat, 03 Sep 2011 15:38:56 -0700
The Minnesota Vikings wiaved WR Stephen Burton, OG Chris Degeare, LB Dave Herron, RB Caleb King, DB Cord Parks and OT Thomas Welch Saturday, Sept. 3, to trim their roster to 53 players.
Sun, 31 Jul 2011 11:25:43 -0700
The Minnesota Vikings have signed DT Christian Ballard, CB Brandon Burton, OT DeMarcus Love, CB Mistral Raymond, C Brandon Fusco, LB Ross Homan, DE D'Aundre Reed and WR Stephen Burton to undisclosed deals.
Fri, 13 May 2011 10:53:35 -0700
Minnesota Vikings vice president of player personnel Rick Spielman said the team likes WR Stephen Burton's ability to be a kick and punt returner. Burton could compete for the team's punt return duties during training camp.
Sun, 13 Mar 2011 13:26:44 -0700
West Texas A&M WR Stephen Burton measured 6-foot-1 3/8, 224 pounds at his Pro Day, reports Gil Brandt, of NFL.com. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.38 seconds and 4.44 seconds during the workout. He measured a 35-inch vertical jump, a 10-foot-4 broad jump and completed 19 repetitions on the 225-pound bench press.