Posts Tagged ‘minnesota_vikings’

Vikings Plan for New Stadium Property Hits Setback

Vikings fans that want a new stadium for their beloved team may have to wait a while longer, as the team was hit with a major setback on Thursday in trying to build a new place to play.  The team on Thursday nixed a $45 million deal to purchase Star Tribune property near the Metrodome.  […]

WR Ferguson gets Workout with Vikings

Trying to prove his worth to a National Football League team (in his case, any team), Judd Zulgad of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports that Ex-Green Bay Packer wide receiver Robert Ferguson worked out with the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday; he also received a physical while with the team to ensure that he isn’t damaged goods.  […]

DT Pat Williams to Remain a Viking?

  The Pat Williams situation up in Minnesota continues to get interesting, and mized signals are the order of the day.  Sean Jensen of Pioneer Press reports that there are mixed messages between the Vikings and the Williams camp.  The agent for the Vikings defensive tackle, Angelo Wright, said that Williams will play out his […]

Vikes sign Peterson for $40.5 million

  The newest home run hitter of the Minnesota Vikings will be on the practice field today in Mankato, Minnesota, as running back Adrian Peterson and the team has come to terms. The first-round draft choice signed a five-year, $40.5 million dollar deal with the Vikings on Sunday. Peterson was the 7th overall choice in […]

Williams to Cash In After Seeing Redding’s Deal

Only good can come of the new deal for Lions defensive tackle Cory Redding when it comes to what will happen for Vikings nose tackle Pat Williams if he happens to look for a new deal or reaches free agency at the end of the year.  Williams had to be drooling when he saw Redding, […]

Vikings On the Lookout for a Veteran Quarterback

Speculation is getting stronger that the Vikings are going to be in the market for a veteran quarterback that can either push “for now” starter Tarvaris Jackson in camp, or take the job outright from the second-year QB. ProFootballTalk.com brought the subject up again on Wednesday, about a week after we wrote about Eagles QB […]

With Too Many QB’s in Philly; Holcomb May Look to Minnesota

No question with the drafting of Kevin Kolb in the first round of this years draft that the Philadelphia Eagles have a logjam at the QB spot. One player that knows his time in Philly may be drawing near is QB Kelly Holcomb. The veteran QB looks like the odd man out when it comes […]

Vikings to Buy 4 Blocks Near Dome

The Minnesota Vikings have tentatively agreed to buy four city blocks for $45 million from Avista Capital Partners, owners of the Star Tribune, as part of a broader plan to build a football stadium and develop surrounding land in downtown Minneapolis, the Star-Tribune and sources close to the sale confirmed Thursday. The Vikings, as part […]