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Adam Thielen, Stefon Diggs working to get to know Kirk Cousins

Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins previously spoke about pre-offseason workout workouts with his new receivers. One of those receivers has spoken more recently about the effort to get to know the man who will be the team’s fifth starting quarterback since the 2015 season. “It was awesome,” Adam Thielen said of the time that he and [more]

Adrian Peterson posting his workout videos, hoping teams notice

Free agent running back Adrian Peterson is in shape, and he wants NFL teams to know it. Peterson has been posting videos of himself doing grueling cardio workouts on the treadmill, jumping onto boxes with a barbell on his back, and so on. Peterson said this week on ESPN that he’s hoping teams will notice [more]

Dennis Green finally gets justice from the UFL

Nearly two years after his death, Dennis Green is getting paid for services rendered to a long-defunct football league. Via Dale Kasler of the Sacramento Bee, Green’s widow has settled a claim for unpaid wages from the UFL’s Sacramento Mountain Lions. Green received $1 million for the 2010 season, and the team increased his pay [more]

Terrance Williams told police Kendall Wright crashed his car

After Cowboys receiver Terrance Williams‘ Lamborghini was found crashed by the side of the road, police quickly found him and arrested him for public intoxication. But Williams was not arrested for the crash itself — which he blamed on Vikings receiver Kendall Wright. Video of the arrest shows that when police questioned Williams about how [more]

Anthony Barr staying away from Vikings OTAs

The Vikings have targeted linebacker Anthony Barr as one of their own players they hope to be able to extend. And it appears he’s going to wait for them to do just that. According to Andrew Krammer of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Barr is skipping the team’s OTAs. He attended coach Mike Zimmer’s football camp over [more]

Brian Robison took a pay cut from Vikings

Defensive end Brian Robison addressed someone’s lingering doubt about his plans for the 2018 season earlier this month with a tweet announcing that he would be playing a 12th season for the Vikings. Field Yates of ESPN reports that Robison adjusted his contract before confirming the continuation of his career. Yates reports that Robison agreed [more]

Who are the best CFL players who made it in the NFL?

Tuesday’s PFT Live featured an interview with Johnny Manziel, who will try to parlay an opportunity with the CFL into another chance in the NFL, eventually. Which inspired a PFT Live draft based on the identifying the best CFL players who made it to the NFL. Simms, who always wins the toss when the No. [more]

Brett Favre reveals he went to rehab three times

Brett Favre was open about his addiction to painkillers during his playing career. But he has just revealed his struggle with addiction hung over his life for longer than he had previously disclosed. Favre told Peter King that his 1996 stint in a rehab facility was one of three times during his NFL career that [more]

Dalvin Cook will get limited work at Vikings’ OTAs

Vikings running back Dalvin Cook was off to a promising start in his rookie season last year, rushing for 354 yards in four games before suffering a torn ACL on October 1. He’s now making solid progress toward getting healthy for his second season. Cook will get limited work at the Vikings’ Organized Team Activities, [more]

Vikings hope to extend Barr, Diggs, Hunter

Before the Vikings splurged on quarterback Kirk Cousins, coach Mike Zimmer spent time pushing back against the kind of cap-busting move that would make it hard to keep the team’s young core players in place. The Vikings apparently will be trying to do both. With Cousins signed and linebacker Eric Kendricks extended, the Vikings have [more]

Only 76 draft picks remain unsigned three weeks after draft

The days of lengthy training camp holdouts for draft picks has long since passed (unless you’re Joey Bosa) given the current rookie contract slotting system in place with the current Collective Bargaining Agreement. Just three weeks since the NFL Draft came to an end, the vast majority of draft picks have already signed their rookie [more]

Vikings to host Jaguars for joint practices this summer

The Jaguars and Vikings made it to their respective conference title games last season, but fell short of the Super Bowl. Their effort to improve on that result will involve some joint work this summer. The two teams announced on Thursday that they will practice together on August 15 and 16 before facing off in [more]

Vikings cut Dylan Bradley to make room for David Parry

The Vikings cut defensive tackle Dylan Bradley to make room on the roster for David Parry, who officially signed his deal Wednesday. Bradley, 23, signed with the Vikings as an undrafted free agent out of Southern Mississippi in 2017. He spent time on the team’s practice squad last season. He ended the postseason on the [more]

Vikings sign David Parry

Defensive lineman David Parry visited with the Vikings last week and he’ll be spending more time in Minnesota in the weeks to come. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that Parry has signed with the team. Parry made one tackle in one game for the Saints last season and then landed on injured reserve with [more]

Vikings to host LGBTQ fundraiser as part of Chris Kluwe settlement

In 2014, the Vikings announced a settlement with former punter Chris Kluwe over his departure from the team the previous year, which included the team making donations to groups fighting for marriage equality and others causes. They’re going to deliver on that promise in June. According to Chris Hine of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, the [more]

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