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Falcons trade up with Vikings, select Clemson DT Grady Jarrett

At the top of Round Five, the Falcons struck for one of the top defensive tackles still on the board, trading up with Minnesota to select Clemson’s Grady Jarrett at No. 137. In exchange, the Vikings received a fifth-round pick (No. 146) and a sixth-round choice (No. 185). The son of former Falcons linebacker Jesse…

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Vikings add Eric Kendricks

One of the best linebackers in the draft has landed in Minnesota. With the 45th pick in the draft, the Vikings selected UCLA’s Eric Kendricks. The winner of the 2014 Butkus Award, Kendricks is the youngest brother of Eagles linebacker Mychal Kendricks. Coincidentally, Eric Kendricks visited PFT Live on Thursday.  Among other things, he said…

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PFT’s 2015 second-round mock draft

With the first round in the books, here is PFT’s 2015 second-round mock draft. No trades were forecast, but moves are likely as clubs try to secure highly graded players who slipped into Round Two: 33. Titans: NT Eddie Goldman, Florida State 34. Buccaneers: OT T.J. Clemmings, Pitt. 35. Raiders: DL Mario Edwards Jr., Florida…

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Peterson’s agent shifts gears, wants Vikings to show him the money

Adrian Peterson’s agent is no longer saying he wants out of Minnesota. He’s now saying he wants more money to stay in Minnesota. Ben Dogra, who has previously said it’s not in Peterson’s best interest to stay with the Vikings, now says that he understands the Vikings will not get rid of Peterson. “One of…

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Spielman says there will be no Peterson trade

Vikings G.M. Rick Spielman has sent the clearest signal yet that the Vikings won’t be trading running back Adrian Peterson. “Nothing has changed with Adrian,” Spielman told reporters on Thursday night.  “End of story.” Via Mark Craig of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Spielman reportedly “snapped” when asked if he received any calls for Peterson. “I’m…

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Cris Carter suggests an Adrian Peterson trade is coming

The Vikings continue to insist that Adrian Peterson will not be traded. Not everyone believes them. Cris Carter, the Hall of Fame former Vikings receiver who now works as an ESPN commentator, suggested today on Mike & Mike that he has been given inside information about a Peterson trade. “I’m under gag order on the…

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Vikings continue to insist they won’t trade Adrian Peterson

The Minnesota Vikings continue to insist that Adrian Peterson is not going anywhere. Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman said today that despite widespread speculation that Peterson could be traded, that’s simply not going to happen. “We can just end the Adrian Peterson stuff. Our position has not changed since all of the statements we made…

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Tuesday morning one-liners

A negative review of the Bills’ decision to trade their 2015 first-round pick to move up for WR Sammy Watkins. The Dolphins want to evaluate draft prospects in a variety of settings. The interior of the offensive line is an area the Patriots could address in the draft. The Jets open a voluntary minicamp on…

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Silence surrounding possible Peterson trade makes it less likely

A potential trade of running back Adrian Peterson would have plenty of moving parts.  By all appearances, none of those parts have been moving, yet.  At this point, the fact that nothing is happening in connection with a potential trade makes it less likely that anything will. Any team interested in trading for Peterson would…

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Adrian Peterson trade continues to look unlikely

Before and after running back Adrian Peterson was cleared to make a full return to the NFL for the 2015 season, the Vikings have insisted that they want him back for the 2015 season. Peterson’s been less enthusiastic about returning to the only team he’s played for as a professional, but the signs continue to…

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Norv Turner tells Bridgewater doubters where to stick their brooms

A year ago, when the Vikings drafted Teddy Bridgewater in the first round of the NFL draft, there were plenty of doubts. After Bridgewater’s lousy Pro Day workout, some around the NFL believed he simply lacked the physical tools to become a franchise quarterback. A year later, after Bridgewater showed a lot of promise as…

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32 former players scheduled to announce second-round picks

For the fifth straight year, the NFL will have former NFL players announce second-round picks during the draft and they announced the list of participants on Thursday. All 32 teams are currently scheduled to make a selection in the second round, but it seems inevitable that some of these players will be delayed until the…

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List of trade destinations for Adrian Peterson keeps shrinking

As we creep closer to the 2015 NFL Draft, the list of possible non-Minnesota destinations for Adrian Peterson keeps getting smaller and smaller. While the Vikings have insisted they want to keep him, his making it clear he’d prefer to be elsewhere has created a lot of trade chatter in several precincts. But after early…

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Opening point spreads suggest no strong consensus yet on 49ers, Vikings

The first point spreads of a new NFL season are set with a foot in two worlds — one in the previous season, one in the upcoming season, neither shoe really dug into the earth. These lines are the Long Island Iced Teas of the sports betting world — dashes of truths and assumptions mixed…

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Greg Jennings agrees to terms with Miami

Veteran receiver Greg Jennings, who has played for the Packers and Vikings during a nine-year NFL career, will be playing in a considerably warmer climate in 2015. Per a league source, Jennings has agreed to terms with the Dolphins.  The deal is worth $8 million over two years. Jennings had drawn interest from the Panthers,…

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