Posts Tagged ‘2011 vikings’

Second Quarter Too Much for Battered Vikings in Oakland 27-21 Victory

It was a day of injuries, frustration, and one big quarter which was enough for the Raiders to send the Vikings to their 8th loss in 10 games in the 2011 season. Carson Palmer threw for a touchdown and ran for another during a big second quarter, which the Raiders used to hold off the […]

WR Percy Harvin Stepping Up as a Leader for the Vikings WR Core

Undrafted rookie receiver Andre Holmes was matched up against a smaller cornerback in a training camp practice, went for a jump ball, and the ball ended up hitting the grass incomplete. “Hey 1-5!” barked Percy Harvin as Holmes jogged to the sideline.  “1-5!” Harvin, age 23, pulled Holmes aside and had a short, private conversation […]

Early Impressions From Vikings Training Camp

Thanks to Twitter and compilations of information (like this one over at 1500 ESPN) even those that reside in the far reaches of the globe (like yours truly) can get up-to-the-minute progress reports from Mankato. It has been two days since I have updated my impressions (via the impression of others) of how things are […]

New Vikings QB McNabb Wants Peterson to Catch Some Passes in 2011

In his introductory press conference, new Vikings quarterback Donovan McNabb alluded to the fact that he will be giving Adrian Peterson a chance to catch some footballs in 2011. He likely wasn’t joking. Last year, the Redskins fourth most productive receiver was reserve running back Keiland Williams with 39 receptions for 309 yards and two […]