Minnesota Vikings news, rumors and injuries
Thu, 28 Apr 2016 19:46:43 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Teddy Bridgewater gets a new toy in Treadwell. He could immediately become a possession receiver for the Vikings, a team that doesn't take many deep shots down the field. He's not the quickest wideout, and he'll need to stay disciplined in his route running to be special. Consider Treadwell as a late flier in deeper point-per-reception leagues for WR depth.
Wed, 27 Apr 2016 12:52:21 -0700
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Wed, 20 Apr 2016 23:44:42 -0700
Minnesota Vikings DT Sharrif Floyd and CB Xavier Rhodes are likely to have their fifth-year player options picked up for 2017. Floyd's option is worth $6.757 million, and Rhodes' is worth $8.026 million.
Wed, 20 Apr 2016 23:42:33 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Patterson has virtually no fantasy value as he caught just two passes last season.
Mon, 18 Apr 2016 07:23:25 -0700
Fri, 15 Apr 2016 16:20:57 -0700
Minnesota Vikings DE Everson Griffen (shoulder) said his shoulder is completely healthy and should not be limited during offseason workouts. Griffen said he did not have a torn labrum in his shoulder and did not need surgery.
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Sun, 10 Apr 2016 19:53:40 -0700
Alabama CB Cyrus Jones' ability to contribute on special teams and in nickel packages could make him an attractive option to the Minnesota Vikings in the 2016 NFL Draft, according to beat writer Matt Vensel, who believes the Vikings will want an insurance policy in case CB Captain Munnerlyn signs elsewhere after next season.
Thu, 07 Apr 2016 15:30:40 -0700
Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater and Vikings wide receivers, including WR Charles Johnson, recently finished workouts in Orlando, Fla. Johnson said it felt good to make connections, be around his teammates again and learn some new things.
Fantasy Tip: It's always promising when quarterbacks and receivers meet during the offseason to work out together. Bridgewater still isn't in QB1 territory, though, but he is a capable backup fantasy quarterback and a good matchup play.
Thu, 07 Apr 2016 15:23:06 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Charles Johnson (ribs) said he broke a rib against the San Diego Chargers in September of last season. He added that it took until early November to feel like he could play while managing the injury. Johnson said the rib injury is good now.
Fantasy Tip: It sounds like Johnson is good to go for offseason activities and the regular season. He's basically looking at a do-over from last season due to the rib injury; he only caught nine passes for 127 yards. Stefon Diggs is still the top Minnesota wide receiver, but Johnson could regain his fantasy relevance in 2016.
Wed, 06 Apr 2016 10:46:36 -0700
Fantasy Tip: Jennings is unlikely to have much fantasy value at this stage of his career.
Thu, 31 Mar 2016 16:51:32 -0700
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