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Vikings activate Armon Watts, waive Bralon Addison

The Vikings are down to three players on their reserve/COVID-19 list. The team announced that defensive tackle Armon Watts has been activated from the list. Wide receiver Bralon Addison was waived in a corresponding move. Watts was a sixth-round pick last year and had 13 tackles, 1.5 sacks and a forced fumble in seven games [more]

Stefon Diggs: I was never really vocal about liking or not liking Minnesota

Wide receiver Stefon Diggs was fined for unexcused absences from practices and meetings while with the Vikings last season and his apparent dissatisfaction with the team led to thoughts that the team might trade him during the season. Diggs said at the time that he “can’t sit up here and act like everything is OK” [more]

Report: Bills “tweaked” Stefon Diggs contract

On Wednesday, Bills receiver Stefon Diggs told reporters he won’t be jostling for a new contract. He didn’t tell those same reporters that he’s already gotten a new contract. Mike Garafolo of NFL Media reports that, on Tuesday, the Bills “tweaked” Diggs’ contract. It looks to be a move similar to the various Antonio Brown [more]

Stefon Diggs won’t be opting out

As Bills fans sweat out the possibility of cornerback Tre'Davious White opting out of 2020, they can stop sweating about the possibility of receiver Stefon Diggs stepping away for a season. Diggs told reporters on Wednesday that he won’t opt out. He also said he won’t be jostling for a new contract. The Bills traded [more]

Which teams are best situated if their coaches test positive?

As the positive COVID-19 test for Eagles coach Doug Pederson shows, any NFL head coach can be rendered unavailable at a moment’s notice in 2020. So which teams are in the best shape to withstand the sudden availability of their head coach? That was the subject of Tuesday’s PFT Live draft. Simms and I each [more]

Raiders cut P.J. Hall after he fails physical in Minnesota

The Raiders saw enough from defensive tackle P.J. Hall in two years to know they whiffed on making him a second-round choice. They thought they had something in return for Hall, sending him to Minnesota on Monday for a conditional seventh-round choice. But Hall failed his physical Tuesday, the Vikings announced. So the Raiders cut [more]

P.J. Hall fails physical, reverts back to the Raiders

So much for that. . . . The Raiders traded defensive tackle P.J. Hall to the Vikings on Monday for a conditional seventh-round pick. But Hall failed his physical with the Vikings on Tuesday, so he reverts back to the Raiders. The Raiders are expected to cut Hall, whom they drafted in the second round [more]

Antonio Brown loses condominium lawsuit, essentially by forfeit

Recently, Antonio Brown pleaded no contest to felony charges arising from a dispute with the driver of a moving truck. Now, Brown essentially has done the same thing in a civil action arising from alleged damages to a condominium that he rented in Miami. Via attorney Daniel Wallach, Judge Beatrice Butchko issued on Monday an [more]

Vikings cut two, activate Anthony Barr and Ifeadi Odenigbo

The Vikings’ trade for defensive tackle P.J. Hall wasn’t the only roster move in Minnesota on Monday. Linebacker Anthony Barr and defensive end Ifeadi Odenigbo have both been activated from the reserve/COVID-19 list. The team announced those moves along with the Hall acquisition and a handful of other transactions. The Vikings waived wide receiver Davion [more]

Raiders trade P.J. Hall to Vikings

The Raiders planned to release defensive tackle P.J. Hall today. Then they got a trade offer. The Vikings acquired Hall in a trade with the Raiders, according to multiple reports. The Vikings aren’t giving up much (a seventh-round pick that is conditioned on Hall playing at least six games for the Vikings this season), but [more]

Vikings announce Rick Spielman’s multiyear contract extension

The Vikings have locked up Rick Spielman and Mike Zimmer for the next four seasons. The team announced Monday the General Manager’s multiyear contract extension is done. Chris Tomasson of the Pioneer Press reports that Spielman’s extension runs concurrent with that of coach Mike Zimmer, who signed his multiyear year two weeks ago. That means [more]

Vikings finalizing contract extension with Rick Spielman

The Vikings are nearing completion on a multiyear deal for General Manager Rick Spielman, Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports Sunday night. The move was expected after coach Mike Zimmer recently signed a three-year extension that runs through 2023. Spielman, like Zimmer before his new deal, had one year remaining on his current deal. It [more]

Jayron Kearse suspended for three games

Safety Jayron Kearse made the move from the Vikings to the Lions as a free agent this offseason, but he won’t be in Detroit’s lineup for the opening week of the season. The NFL announced on Friday that Kearse has been suspended for the first three games of the 2020 regular season. Kearse’s suspension is [more]

Vikings activate Blake Brandel from COVID list

The Vikings had a league-high eight players on the COVID-19 list Thursday. They have one fewer today. The Vikings announced they activated rookie offensive tackle Blake Brandel off the COVID-19 list. Linebacker Anthony Barr, defensive end Ifeadi Odenigbo, linebacker Cameron Smith, offensive tackle Oli Udoh, receiver Justin Jefferson, safety Brian Cole II and offensive lineman [more]

Vikings place Anthony Barr on COVID-19 list

The Vikings placed linebacker Anthony Barr on the reserve/COVID-19 list. He was one of 15 players around the league added to the list Thursday. Minnesota already have defensive end Ifeadi Odenigbo, linebacker Cameron Smith, offensive tackle Oli Udoh, receiver Justin Jefferson, offensive tackle Blake Brandel, safety Brian Cole II and offensive lineman Tyler Higby on [more]

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