Vikings Sign Eric Kendricks to 5 Year $50 Million Deal

The Minnesota Vikings agree to a contract extension with star linebacker, Eric Kendricks, for five years and $50 million.

Some Likely First Round Options for Vikings

Dec 29, 2017; Arlington, TX, USA; Ohio State Buckeyes center Billy Price (54) in action against the Southern California Trojans in the 2017 Cotton Bowl at AT&T Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports
The draft is just 10 days away and the market is hot for free-wheeling speculation, trade talk and player evaluation. And the Vikings have inserted themselves right into the middle of it. The questions regarding what they will do with their 30th-overall pick range...

Vikings Draft Prospect: WR Dante Pettis

Nov 4, 2017; Seattle, WA, USA; Washington Huskies wide receiver Dante Pettis (8) takes the ball back 64-yards for the NCAA record breaking punt return for touchdown against the Oregon Ducks during the second quarter at Husky Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jennifer Buchanan-USA TODAY Sports
Name: Dante Pettis Position: Wide Receiver School: Washington Height: 6'1" Weight: 192 Stats: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H3HvOFGw_G0 Size Pettis is slight at just 192 pounds and lacks the physicality to play outside on a regular basis. He thrives more on quickness and route running to get himself open. He does, however, have decent length for...

Are The Vikings One OL Away From Elite?

Heading into the 2018 season, are the Vikings one more good offensive linemen away from having an elite group? Not quite, but they are almost there.

Vikings Draft Prospect: OT Orlando Brown

Name: Orlando Brown Position: Offensive Tackle School: Oklahoma Height: 6'8" Weight: 345 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lgnr_kvbJgU Size Brown's size is the primary attribute keeping him in the discussion as one of the better tackle prospects. He played this year at 6-foot-8, 360 pounds before dipping to about 345 at the combine. His mass goes...

Brooks: Vikings 7-Round Mock Draft 1.0

With the NFL Draft less than three weeks away, the Minnesota Vikings are in the midst of making final preparations for an incoming class of new rookies who they hope will put the finishing touches on the roster that will compete in 2018.

Vikings Draft Prospect: CB Mike Hughes

Jan 1, 2018; Atlanta, GA, USA; Central Florida Knights defensive back Mike Hughes (19) returns a kickoff against the Auburn Tigers in the fourth quarter in the 2018 Peach Bowl at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports
Name: Mike Hughes Position: Cornerback School: Central Florida Height: 5'10" Weight: 189 Stats: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jD6Z3_6GQks Size Although a little undersized for the typical outside corner, Hughes makes up for it with a solid build and play strength. He finished second among corners in the bench at the combine with 20 reps, and it...

Grading the Vikings’ Other Free Agent Signings

Nov 12, 2017; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Bears wide receiver Kendall Wright (13) runs the ball against the Green Bay Packers during a game at Soldier Field. The Packers won 23-16. Mandatory Credit: Patrick Gorski-USA TODAY Sports
Kirk Cousins and Sheldon Richardson ruled the Vikings' free agency headlines, and rightly so. However, general manager Rick Spielman made a couple other shrewd moves to fill out other needs on the roster. As we did with the initial big moves, we will evaluate...

FCS, D-II, D-III Players at Vikings’ Top-30 Event

Aug 30, 2014; Columbia, MO, USA; Missouri Tigers safety Ian Simon (21) tackles South Dakota State Jackrabbits wide receiver Jake Wieneke (19) during the second half at Faurot Field. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports
The Vikings hosted a number of the their 30 allotted official visits this week in an event at their facility. The team typically does this as a group function, allowing the players to interact not only with coaches and executives, but other prospects, as...

The Case for Marquette King and the Vikings

Oct 29, 2017; Orchard Park, NY, USA; Oakland Raiders punter Marquette King (7) against the Buffalo Bills at New Era Field. Mandatory Credit: Timothy T. Ludwig-USA TODAY Sports
Vikings Free Agency Presents: Marquette King. After just getting cut by the Raiders, King is officially on the market and has heard from the Vikings. Should they sign him?

Bears Re-Sign Benny Cunningham

  The Chicago Bears have officially brought RB Benny Cunningham back on a one-year deal. Cunningham (27) is good depth to have offensively and on the special teams. Last year with the Bears he played in 14 games, rushing for 29 yards on nine attempts...

Vikings Draft Prospect: DT Tim Settle

BLACKSBURG, VA - SEPTEMBER 9: Defensive tackle Tim Settle #4 of the Virginia Tech Hokies in the first half against the Delaware Fightin Blue Hens at Lane Stadium on September 9, 2017 in Blacksburg, Virginia. Virginia Tech defeated Delaware 27-0. (Photo by Michael Shroyer/Getty Images)
Name: Tim Settle Position: Defensive Tackle School: Virginia Tech Height: 6'3" Weight: 335 Stats: Size The frame is the first thing that jumps out about Settle. He is a massive man, even after shedding a few pounds last season. Settle has the length to maintain extension, the bubble butt to hold...

Vikings sign veteran receiver Kendall Wright

Dec 10, 2017; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Chicago Bears wide receiver Kendall Wright (13) makes a catch against the Cincinnati Bengals in the first half at Paul Brown Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports
The Vikings replaced one Wright with another. Two weeks after letting Jarius Wright go, Rick Spielman signed former Bears and Titans wide receiver Kendall Wright, adding depth to a relatively thin receiver room. Kendall Wright will presumably handle Jarius Wright's slot duties. The six-year veteran...

Full Press Vikings Mock Draft 4.0

Sep 26, 2015; Austin, TX, USA; Texas Longhorns cornerback Holton Hill (5) returns an interception for a touchdown against the Oklahoma State Cowboys during the third quarter at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. Oklahoma State beat Texas 30-27. Mandatory Credit: Brendan Maloney-USA TODAY Sports
Round four of our Vikings mock drafts. This is, however, the first since the Vikings added an eighth pick, a seventh rounder acquired in the Trevor Siemian trade. Check out our past mocks here: Mock Draft 1.0 Mock Draft 2.0 Mock Draft 3.0 By this point, after four mocks,...

What New Rules Mean for Vikings

Nov 19, 2017; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr (55) reacts after a late hit penalty on Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff (16) during the second quarter at U.S. Bank Stadium. Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports
The NFL competition committee had a busy week, rolling out several major changes to the game. Some are clear and welcome, some are vague and questionable. But at the very least, they project to bring major changes to the game as we know it,...

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