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2014 NFL Draft visits / workouts

The following is an unofficial list of conducted or planned predraft meetings, visits and workouts as reported by various teams and media outlets. The list will be updated up until the draft, which will be conducted from May 8-10 in New York. Workouts are designated by a “W,” while visits are denoted with “V.” In…

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Kyle Rudolph says his foot is totally healed

Earlier this month, Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph made an eye-catching comment when he said he puts himself on the same level as Jimmy Graham and Rob Gronkowski when it comes to the best tight ends in the NFL. Rudolph made his argument by highlighting his ability as a blocker, but the top tier for…

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Teddy Bridgewater visiting with Vikings after weekend workout

While responding to a report from Chris Mortensen of ESPN about poor workouts by his client Teddy Bridgewater, agent Kennard McGuire said that the report was false because, in part, Bridgewater had only worked out for one team. McGuire also said that would change on Saturday when Bridgewater worked out for another team. Ian Rapoport…

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Report: Kevin Williams visiting Giants

Defensive tackle Kevin Williams is in search of a new team after 11 seasons spent playing for the Minnesota Vikings. His first free agent visit is with the New York Giants. According to Mark Craig of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Williams traveled to New York and had dinner with Giants’ defensive line coach Robert Nunn Monday…

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Renovations begin for Vikings at TCF Bank Stadium

The Metrodome is no longer and the Minnesota Vikings will have a temporary home for the next two seasons while their new stadium is being constructed. TCF Bank Stadium on the campus of the University of Minnesota will host the team for the 2014 and 2015 seasons. With the Golden Gophers spring game now in…

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Monday morning one-liners

The latest mock draft in the Buffalo News has the Bills landing North Carolina TE Eric Ebron. April 13 was a big day in Dolphins history because it is when they completed a trade for coach Don Shula. Defensive tackle options for the Patriots beyond the first round. Could the Jets trade up if UCLA…

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Zimmer wants Peterson to prove he’s a leader, Peterson says he will

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has heard what his new coach has to say about leadership, and Peterson says he’s up to the task. Minnesota head coach Mike Zimmer said in an interview with 104.9 The Horn in Austin that he wanted to see how Peterson works before he’s ready to proclaim Peterson a team…

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Report: Vikings hosting Kurt Coleman

An occasional starter in the Philadelphia secondary is taking a free agent visit to another NFC club. Safety Kurt Coleman, who has started 29 games in four seasons with the Eagles, is meeting with the Vikings, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported on Wednesday night. The 25-year-old Coleman was a regular in the Eagles’ defensive backfield in…

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Adrian Peterson believes college athletes should be paid

More and more people believe college athletes should be paid.  A guy who would have made plenty of money in college agrees wholeheartedly. Peterson said during a Wednesday conference call with reporters that players “are the ones making these universities money.”  And he’s right. “Johnny Manziel made Texas A&M so much money,” Peterson said, via Ben Goessling…

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Vikings sign wide receiver Lestar Jean

The Vikings added a little more pass catching depth on Tuesday, announcing the signing of former Texans wide receiver Lestar Jean. The 26-year-old Jean appeared in 27 regular season games with Houston, catching 10 passes for 186 yards and one TD. He had received interest from Carolina and Miami in free agency. Jean (6-3, 202)…

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Sunday morning one-liners

Former Bills QB Frank Reich is headed to New York City to visit Jim Kelly. Offensive tackles are on the Dolphins’ draft radar. The Patriots are one of four teams with two quarterbacks on their roster. The Jets are scheduled to meet with LSU WR Odell Beckham. Ravens WR Torrey Smith and his wife welcomed…

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Friday morning one-liners

Special teams coach Danny Crossman said the Bills had a hard time identifying core special teams players on the fly last season. The Dolphins are still looking for a right tackle. S Patrick Chung called it a “blessing” to return to the Patriots. Jets DT Leger Douzable said that coach Rex Ryan’s energy helped lead…

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2014 NFL offseason workout schedule

Below is the schedule of offseason workouts for all 32 clubs as released by NFL on April 3. The schedule is subject to change: Arizona Cardinals First Day: April 21. OTA Offseason Workouts: May 20-22, May 27-29, June 2-5. Mandatory Minicamp: June 10-12. Atlanta Falcons First Day: April 21. OTA Offseason Workouts: May 27-29, June…

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PFT One-on-one: Rick Spielman

Vikings GM Rick Spielman sits down with PFT’s Mike Florio to discuss the possibility of trading down in the draft and Minnesota’s activity in the offseason.

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Wednesday morning one-liners

Said New York Lt. Gov. Robert Duffy of keeping the Bills in Buffalo, “We’ve got a lot of work to do. We understand the seriousness. We understand the urgency. And we understand how people feel about the Buffalo Bills. We all feel exactly the same way.” Dolphins G Shelley Smith missed his own rehearsal dinner…

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