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  1. Reviewing the Vikings' drafts: 2013

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- We're concluding our review of the Minnesota Vikings' recent draft history today, with a look at how the team did in 2013: First-round pick: Nos. 23 (Sharrif Floyd, DT, Florida), 25 (Xavier Rhodes, CB, Florida State) and 29 (Cordarr...

    Blog | April 04, 2014
  2. Vikings position outlook: Special teams

    Ben Goessling

    MINNEAPOLIS -- We're concluding our position-by-position outlook of the Minnesota Vikings' roster. Today: the special teams. SPECIAL TEAMS 2014 free agents: None The good: Put simply, the Vikings found a star at kick returner. Cordarrelle Pa...

    Blog | January 31, 2014
  3. Chris Kluwe, former member of Minnesota Vikings, says he was cut ...

    Ben Goessling

    Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe alleged in a Deadspin piece that he was released before the season as a result of being outspoken in support of same-sex marriage and was the victim of homophobic remarks by Vikings special teams coordinator Mik

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2014
  4. Mike Priefer shoulders blame for TD return

    Ben Goessling

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Since Sunday's 29-26 loss to the Baltimore Ravens, Minnesota Vikings special-teams coordinator Mike Priefer has thought about Jacoby Jones' 77-yard fourth-quarter kick return touchdown "a thousand times." What he's come to, ...

    Blog | December 12, 2013
  5. Preseason Week 2: Vikings 'O' sluggish

    Kevin Seifert

    Reviewing Friday night's events at Ralph Wilson Stadium: Buffalo Bills 20, Minnesota Vikings 16 Preseason record: 0-2 Of interest: The evening began with left tackle Matt Kalil getting beat for a sack by Bills defensive end Jerry Hughes, and...

    Blog | August 16, 2013
  6. BBAO: Concerned about Bears' offense?

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: How concerned should the Chicago Bears be about their offense? ESPNChicago.com's Jeff Dickerson and Michael C. Wright examined that question as part of this Four Downs post. Dickerson wrote that despite the ample ...

    Blog | August 13, 2013
  7. Vikings: Two credible kickoff options

    Kevin Seifert

    Here is an interesting tidbit to keep in mind and impress your friends with: On their roster, the Minnesota Vikings have arguably the top kickoff men from both the NFL and college football last season. We all know what Blair Walsh did in 2012, lea...

    Blog | July 01, 2013
  8. Circling back on our UCLA newcomers

    Kevin Seifert

    So it looks like I zigged this week when I should have zagged on the eligibility of three former UCLA players for NFC North offseason work. As it turns out, running back Johnathan Franklin, offensive lineman Jeff Baca and punter Jeff Locke are eli...

    Blog | May 10, 2013
  9. Kyle Long among those ineligible for OTAs*

    Kevin Seifert

    This week, NFC West colleague Mike Sando posted the NFL's little-known rules for rookie participation in offseason programs. The key portion for our consumption: Draft picks and college free agents can't participate in organized team activities until...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  10. Chris Kluwe of Minnesota Vikings released

    Kevin Seifert

    Chris Kluwe's time with the Minnesota Vikings is over as the punter was released on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2013
  11. BBAO: Chris Kluwe's last day with Vikings?

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Conventional wisdom suggests Monday could be the day the Minnesota Vikings part ways with punter Chris Kluwe. As we've discussed, the Vikings made UCLA punter Jeff Locke their fifth-round draft pick last month. Te...

    Blog | May 06, 2013
  12. Erin Henderson 'in the conversation' at MLB

    Kevin Seifert

    A few days ago, we noted that Erin Henderson has been preparing to be the Minnesota Vikings' middle linebacker in 2013, presumably at the suggestion of coaches. Friday, coach Leslie Frazier said Henderson was one of several options. The other candida...

    Blog | May 03, 2013
  13. BBAO: Packers have cap space to spare

    Kevin Seifert

    We're Black and Blue All Over: Tom Silverstein of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and Rob Demovsky of the Green Bay Press-Gazette made important points in analyzing the new contract of Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Rodgers will co...

    Blog | April 30, 2013
  14. Post-draft storylines in the NFC North

    Kevin Seifert

    NFC North teams added dozens of intriguing young players over the weekend. They filled glaring holes and added to already-established strengths. Some areas remain weak, of course, while other selections created new storylines we hadn't anticipated. ...

    Blog | April 29, 2013
  15. Vikings: Chris Kluwe era probably over

    Kevin Seifert

    This one you could see coming a mile away. A year after drafting a place-kicker to replace their veteran incumbent, the Minnesota Vikings appear to have done the same at their other specialist position. They just made UCLA's Jeff Locke the first p...

    Blog | April 27, 2013