Archive for February, 2009


Vikings tender fullback Naufahu Tahi

The Vikings have given the right-of-first-refusal tender to restricted free-agent fullback Naufahu Tahi on Wednesday. The tender offer means the Vikings can keep Tahi by matching any offer he receives from other teams in free agency. The signing period for free agents begings=at 11 p.m. Thursday. Should the Vikings not match the offer made by […]

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Kevin Williams and Pat Williams have June trial date set

A federal judge has set a trial date of June 15 for Minnesota Vikings defensive tackles Kevin Williams and Pat Williams, who tested positive for a banned substance last season. Both players are asking for monetary damages in addition to having a four-game suspension from the NFL overturned. The NFL players’ union has said that […]

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Vikings sign CB Charles Gordon to one year contract

Cornerback Charles Gordon has agreed to a one-year deal to return in 2009 to the Minnesota Vikings. Exact terms and numbers of the contract are not yet known. Gordon was the Vikings third cornerback until early November, when he severely injured his ankle in a 28-27 victory over the Green Bay Packers at the Metrodome. […]

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Vikings Close To Trading For Texans QB Sage Rosenfels

The Houston Texans and Minnesota Vikings are reportedly close to a completing trade that would send Texans quarterback Sage Rosenfels to the Vikings, possibly for a fourth-round draft pick, the Houston Chronicle newspaper reported on Monday. The trade can’t officially happen until the new NFL league year opens at the end of this week. This […]

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Vikings release reserve RB Maurice Hicks

The Vikings waived kickoff returner and reserve running back Maurice Hicks Wednesday morning after only one season with the Vikings. Hicks was signed by the Vikings as a free agent last March after spending four seasons with the San Francisco 49ers.

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Vikings hire Diron Reynolds as defensive line assistant coach

The Vikings have hired Diron Reynolds to assist defensive line coach Karl Dunbar. Reynolds played linebacker at Wake Forest from 1990-93, and earned his degree in communications. He was a member of the team that won the 1992 Independence Bowl. After graduation, Reynolds spent two years coaching football, basketball and track at Brooklyn-Cayce High School […]

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Vikings QB Frerotte thinks he earned right to be starter

Although he is do a March roster bonus and has not heard from the Vikings recently, quarterback Gus Frerotte thinks he has earned the right to start in 2009. Frerotte signed a two-year, $3.75 million contract with the Vikings in 2008, but he knows there might be other quarterback options in the free-agent market, but […]

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Early 2009 Vikings Salary Cap Numbers

Here is an early look at the Minnesota Vikings 2009 salary cap situation. Mind you that these numbers are not exact, but to the best of all my research and figuring they are a close representation. The first number is the 2009 base salary of players under contract and the second number is the estimated […]

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Best of 2008 Adrian Peterson Video

Below is a video of the best of Vikings running back Adrian Peterson during the 2008 NFL season. Get the latest Flash Player to see this player. [Javascript required to view Flash movie, please turn it on and refresh this page] [phpbay]Vikings Adrian Peterson rookie, 5, “”, “”[/phpbay]

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Vikings offering new layaway ticket payment plan

A few weeks after announcing there wouldn’t be an increase in 2009 ticket prices, the Vikings are offering a layaway purchase program using new technology. The Vikings are just the second NFL team to utilize eLayawaySPORTS, following the lead of the New orleans Saints, who made a similar announcement last month. The program will allow […]

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