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Fri, 03 Feb 2012 18:26:06 -0800
The Minnesota Vikings are unlikely to bring back SS Tyrell Johnson, SS Jarrad Page, CB Benny Sapp or SS Andrew Sendejo in 2012. Page is expected to become a free agent in March, and he is not likely to re-sign. Sapp doesn't fit in with the youth movement in Minnesota, and he is unsigned heading into 2012. The Vikings are expected to cut bait with Johnson. Sendejo is signed through 2012, but he is probably not in the team's future plans.
Sat, 31 Dec 2011 17:22:40 -0800
Minnesota Vikings CBs Cedric Griffin and Asher Allen are expected to start at the outside cornerback spots in Week 17 against the Chicago Bears, with CB Benny Sapp playing the slot in nickel coverage, if he is not punished for his altercation Friday, Dec. 30, in Minneapolis.
Sat, 31 Dec 2011 08:44:04 -0800
Minnesota Vikings CB Benny Sapp was cited Friday, Dec. 30, for fifth-degree assault and careless driving after getting into several altercations with security at Children's Hospital of Minneapolis. The situation is not expected to affect his playing time in Week 17 because he is not expected to start the game.
Fri, 30 Dec 2011 12:24:55 -0800
Minnesota Vikings CB Asher Allen (shoulder, concussion), OG Anthony Herrera (back), QB Christian Ponder (concussion), S Jamarca Sanford (shoulder) and CB Benny Sapp (shoulder) practiced in full Friday, Dec. 30, and are probable for Week 17.
Thu, 29 Dec 2011 16:55:24 -0800
Minnesota Vikings CB Asher Allen (shoulder, concussion), QB Christian Ponder (concussion) and CB Benny Sapp (shoulder) practiced in full Thursday, Dec. 29.
Wed, 28 Dec 2011 15:04:31 -0800
Minnesota Vikings QB Christian Ponder (concussion) and CBs Asher Allen (concussion, shoulder) and Benny Sapp (shoulder) fully participated in practice Wednesday, Dec. 28.
Wed, 21 Dec 2011 12:29:25 -0800
Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier said CB Cedric Griffin will return to the active lineup in Week 16, but that doesn't mean he'll start over CB Benny Sapp.
Sun, 18 Dec 2011 23:13:10 -0800
Minnesota Vikings CB Benny Sapp sat out the first two plays before entering in Week 15 against the New Orleans Saints. Head coach Leslie Frazier said Sunday, Dec. 18, that Sapp's absence to begin the game was a disciplinary move. "(It) was something that him and I talked about (Saturday) night that needed to take place," Frazier said. An NFL source said Sapp missed a meeting at the team hotel Saturday, Dec. 17.
Fri, 16 Dec 2011 21:29:44 -0800
Minnesota Vikings CBs Asher Allen and Benny Sapp are expected to start in Week 15 against the New Orleans Saints with CB Marcus Sherels playing the nickel. If CB Cedric Griffin is active, he will likely be on the bench. "Our guys are going to try and fight to the very end," head coach Leslie Frazier said. "That's what you like about (Benny) and (Asher) and some of the guys that are going to be playing. They're going to give it all they can."
Tue, 29 Nov 2011 20:24:23 -0800
Minnesota Vikings CB Benny Sapp said Tuesday, Nov. 29, that players lack trust in coaches. "You just have to buy in," Sapp said. "That's one thing I feel as a team we lack a little bit, just buying in and believing in what the coaches are telling us to do and going out there and playing within ourselves and within the scheme and not have no out-of-body experiences and just play ball."
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