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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 14:40:15 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings (hamstring) fully participated in practice Friday, Dec. 19, and is listed as probable for Week 16.
Fantasy Tip: Jennings should be able to play this week despite the injury. Jennings has caught a touchdown in three of the last four games but not posted big receiving yards in those games. Jennings costs $5,200 on FantasyScore, but owners should be able to find better options to use.
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:19:16 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings (hamstring) was limited in practice Thursday, Dec. 18.
Fantasy Tip: Jennings ($5,200) might be best left out of FantasyScore lineups as the Miami Dolphins have been better than average against wide receivers this year.
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 14:03:51 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings (hamstring) was limited in practice Wednesday, Dec. 17.
Fantasy Tip: Jennings ($5,200), although not a sexy FantasyScore selection, could be an excellent under-the-radar play against the Miami Dolphins, who have surrendered 29.73 fantasy points per game in the last four weeks.
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 15:04:59 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings (ribs) is listed as probable for Week 13.
Fantasy Tip: Jennings ($5,000, 10%) does have a good matchup facing the Carolina Panthers, but he hasn't played consistently this year and has been playing in the shadow of Charles Johnson in recent weeks.
Thu, 27 Nov 2014 14:47:28 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings (rib) fully participated in practice Thursday, Nov. 27.
Fantasy Tip: Jennings has been a bit inconsistent this season but is coming off a solid Week 12 performance. Jennings has a price of $5,000 on FantasyScore and could be a good option since the Carolina Panthers have struggled against opposing wide receivers.
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:19:08 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings (rib) practiced in full Wednesday, Nov. 26.
Fantasy Tip: Jennings scored his third TD of the season last week, giving him some momentum going into the game against the Carolina Panthers. Carolina has given up an average of 25.39 fantasy points per game to receivers this year, which bodes well for Jennings ($5,000) at FantasyScore.
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 16:58:56 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings (rib) had four receptions for 38 yards and a touchdown in the Week 12 game against the Green Bay Packers, his former team. It his first score in four games against his old team. He has nine total catches for 107 yards in the four games against the Packers.
Fantasy Tip: Jennings entered the game as questionable with a rib injury, and it doesn't appear he was affected by the injury. He has three or more receptions in five of his past six games, and eight of his 11 outings this season. He is a decent low-end WR2 or flex option in FantasyScore.
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 08:41:23 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings (rib) is active for the team's Week 12 game.
Fantasy Tip: Jennings likely will be in the starting lineup but has not produced great numbers this season. He has a price tag of $4,300 on FantasyScore, but owners should consider using other options.
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 11:36:39 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings (ribs) is not participating in practice Thursday, Nov. 20.
Fantasy Tip: Owners will need to see if he is able to do anything during practice Friday, Nov. 21. Jennings costs $4,300 on FantasyScore, but owners should consider spending a little more on a better option.
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 14:12:32 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings (rib) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 19.
Fantasy Tip: Even though he did not practice, Jennings should be good to go in Week 12, and will cost $4,300 in FantasyScore this week. You can probably find better options available to you for just a bit more. If he is in your plans, check back later in the week to make sure he is back on the practice field.
Sun, 16 Nov 2014 12:33:03 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings (rib) suffered a rib injury in the team's Week 11 game but will be able to return to the game.
Fantasy Tip: Jennings does not appear to be dealing with a serious injury and probably will not miss any time moving forward. Jennings has been fairly consistent this season but is not an automatic start each week.
Wed, 11 Jun 2014 19:15:18 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Jerome Simpson, who took a pay cut to remain with the team after some off-field issues, is likely not in line to start with leading returning WR Greg Jennings and WR Cordarrelle Patterson in the mix. Still, Simpson is happy to be back, and he had a good relationship with head coach Mike Zimmer when the two were both in the Cincinnati Bengals organization together.
Fri, 09 May 2014 10:08:41 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings said his teammates are excited about QB Teddy Bridgewater. Jennings said he personally has heard good things about Bridgewater.
Sun, 15 Dec 2013 15:30:55 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings had 11 receptions for a season-high 163 yards and a touchdown in the Week 15 game against the Philadelphia Eagles. It was the first 100-yard game of the season for Jennings.
Sun, 15 Dec 2013 13:28:40 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings had 11 catches for 163 yards and a touchdown in Week 15.
Wed, 27 Nov 2013 11:58:20 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings (Achilles') was not seen at practice Wednesday, Nov. 27, at the portion open to the media. He has been battling an Achilles' injury.
Sun, 24 Nov 2013 17:01:08 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings returned to Lambeau Field for the first time since leaving via free agency in the offseason, and he hauled in two catches for 29 yards in Week 12 against the Green Bay Packers. Fans showered him with boos on each of his catch plays.
Sun, 24 Nov 2013 08:37:55 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings (Achilles') is active for the team's Week 12 game.
Fantasy Tip: Jennings could be a No. 3 wide receiver or flex option this week if owners do not have any better options.
Sun, 24 Nov 2013 06:22:16 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings (Achilles') will play in the team's Week 12 game.
Sat, 23 Nov 2013 09:01:21 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings (Achilles') said he definitely expects to play Week 12 even though he is listed as questionable.
Fri, 22 Nov 2013 12:33:36 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings (Achilles') was limited in practice Friday, Nov. 22, and is questionable for Week 12.
Thu, 21 Nov 2013 15:01:56 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings (Achilles') was limited in practice Thursday, Nov. 21.
Fantasy Tip: This is progress for Jennings. However, he should probably be left on your bench this weekend in favor of better options.
Wed, 20 Nov 2013 14:10:33 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings (Achilles') did not participate in practice Wednesday, Nov. 20.
Mon, 18 Nov 2013 13:07:42 -0800
Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier said he was surprised WR Greg Jennings (heel) was unable to play in Week 11 against the Seattle Seahawks, and Frazier is unsure if he'll be able to play in Week 12 against the Green Bay Packers, his former team. "I have to be careful to predict that now, because I really felt like he'd be able to go in this last ball game and it didn't work out," Frazier said. "So I have to watch him go through practice and see him do some things to be certain." Jennings is hoping to be able to play against the Packers.
Fantasy Tip: Jennings is a weak WR3 or flex play if he makes it back this weekend. The uncertain quarterback situation in Minnesota isn't doing him any favors.
Sun, 17 Nov 2013 20:02:17 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Jerome Simpson did not start in the Week 12 game against the Seattle Seahawks, even with WR Greg Jennings (Achilles') inactive. Head coach Leslie Frazier used Simpson as the fourth receiver for much of the day, with WR Joe Webb often seeing time ahead of Simpson in three-receiver sets. Simpson was arrested Nov. 9 for drunken driving. "There's no sense in me talking about that now. The decision was made. Simpson was out there on the second play. Circumstances dictated this is what we had to do," Frazier said Sunday, Nov. 17. Simpson made one catch for one yard.
Sun, 17 Nov 2013 20:01:40 -0800
Updating a previous report, Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings (Achilles') said Sunday, Nov. 17, that he plans to be active for the Week 12 game against the Green Bay Packers, his first return to Lambeau Field since leaving the Packers.
Sun, 17 Nov 2013 12:15:35 -0800
The Minnesota Vikings have declared WR Greg Jennings, OG Jeff Baca, QB Josh Freeman, TE Kyle Rudolph, DL Letroy Guion, RB Matt Asiata, CB Shaun Prater inactive for Week 11.
Sun, 17 Nov 2013 12:11:53 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings (Achilles') is inactive for Week 11.
Fantasy Tip: He was listed as probable, but apparently his injury must have flared up late in the week.
Fri, 15 Nov 2013 15:17:55 -0800
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings (Achilles') was limited in practice Friday, Nov. 15, but is probable for Week 11. "He's pretty sore and just backed off the work today," head coach Leslie Frazier said. "(We wanted to) give him another day to get ready for Sunday."
Fantasy Tip: Against a tough Seattle Seahawks secondary and with Jerome Simpson possibly being benched, Jennings makes for a very weak play this weekend. If you have better options, seriously consider benching Jennings.
Fri, 01 Nov 2013 13:49:23 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings (knee) fully participated in practice Nov. 1, and is probable for Week 9.
Fri, 01 Nov 2013 10:14:50 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings (knee) should be fine to play in Week 9 against the Dallas Cowboys, according to head coach Leslie Frazier. Jennings injured his knee during an off-day workout Tuesday, Oct. 29, but didn't need an MRI exam.
Thu, 31 Oct 2013 15:38:24 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings (knee) was limited in practice Thursday, Oct. 31.
Fantasy Tip: Jennings has a nice matchup against the Dallas Cowboys this week, but the quarterback unrest will continue to limit his value to that of a WR3 or flex play.
Wed, 30 Oct 2013 15:34:00 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 30.
Wed, 30 Oct 2013 15:23:40 -0700
Minnesota Vikings RB Matt Asiata (shoulder), CB Chris Cook (hip), TE Rhett Ellison (ankle), DT Fred Evans (knee), WR Greg Jennings (knee) and S Jamarca Sanford (groin) all did not participate in practice Wednesday, Oct. 30. LB Chad Greenway (wrist), CB A.J. Jefferson (ankle), WR Rodney Smith (hip), K Blair Walsh (left hamstring), DT Kevin Williams (knee) all fully participated in practice.
Sun, 29 Sep 2013 21:23:27 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings had three receptions for 92 yards and a pair of touchdowns in the Week 4 game against the Pittsburgh Steelers in London. One of his touchdowns went for 70 yards. He has seven touchdowns of 70 or more yards in his career. Only Hall of Fame WR Jerry Rice has more, with nine.
Fri, 27 Sep 2013 10:35:29 -0700
Several Minnesota Vikings wide receivers, including WR Greg Jennings, have commended QB Matt Cassel and look forward to him starting in Week 4 against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Jennings described Cassel as "more verbal, kind of commanding in the huddle." "If anything that's the difference," Jennings said. "That comes with him having much more experience. He's been in position where he's had to be a starter for years now. He knows what's going on. He's commanding. So is Christian. But as far as throwing the ball it is what it is. Matt's a very smart guy."
Fri, 20 Sep 2013 16:05:18 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings (non-injury) did not participate in practice Friday, Sept. 20, but is not on the injury report for Week 3.
Tue, 23 Jul 2013 11:57:28 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings compared his new team to his old team, the Green Bay Packers, and said he's comfortable with his new surroundings and new structure. "It's not a free-for-all. There's structure," Jennings said. "But there's liberty. You can breathe. It's like, 'OK, I can do my thing.' You know what you need to do, you get it done. Whereas (in Green Bay), everything was more cookie-cutter. … It's just different. In a good way. And not knocking what we did there. Because obviously it was successful. But here, no one's walking on egg shells."
Fri, 19 Jul 2013 10:32:09 -0700
Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers said the team will be different this season without WRs Greg Jennings and Donald Driver, and CB Charles Woodson on the roster. "Not having those two and a good friend of mine, Charles Woodson, who I played with for a long time just like those guys - that's different," Rodgers said. "So, we're a different football team. Lacking a little in the experience part, but making up for it in the talent and the young guys that we brought in."
Tue, 16 Jul 2013 13:13:53 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings said QB Christian Ponder has not had enough help around him in previous years, and that will change this year. "He (Ponder) has always been a position where the stress and the pressure was on him, and he really didn't have the help around him to take that load off, outside of 'All Day' (Adrian Peterson). That's it," Jennings said.
Fantasy Tip: While the idea that Ponder did not have a lot of help around him may not be entirely accurate, he should be in better shape this year with the addition of Jennings and Cordarrelle Patterson.
Thu, 20 Jun 2013 09:37:46 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings echoed wide-ranging statements of how impressive WR Cordarrelle Patterson during offseason workouts. Jennings said that Patterson has "that definitive step," meaning a decisive, aggressive move near the top of a route that helps a receiver create separation. It's not necessarily a recommended football move and is often corrected when a receiver is taught to make all his routes look the same in the NFL. However, it can be effective in the right setting as a pinpoint weapon, as it was for Jennings, he said.
Fantasy Tip: Jennings is mentoring Patterson, which isn't a bad sign for the youngster's future. Patterson has top-flight speed and, despite his team's shaky QB situation, should be considered a late-rounds flyer for his big-play potential.
Fri, 31 May 2013 11:24:29 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings (ankle) said the ankle issue that kept him out of practice Wednesday, May 29, is a non-issue and he will return to practice next week. "It's May," Jennings said on Thursday. "Nothing right now counts as much. It's important. But it really doesn't count as much as September, August. ... It's May, and I'm perfectly fine."
Fantasy Tip: This sounds like a non-issue for Jennings, but still with his injury history, keep an eye on his status throughout the rest of the offseason and into training camp.
Fri, 31 May 2013 07:03:40 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings said he is willing to help WR Cordarrelle Patterson improve his route running skills because he believes Patterson has talent but it is raw.
Fri, 31 May 2013 06:59:19 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings (ankle) said he has been building chemistry with QB Christian Ponder even though he has not been able to participate in organized team activities by talking with Ponder about the things he sees during plays. "With a guy like Christian, he's very smart," Jennings said. "You pick each other's brains, and once you're on the field, that chemistry starts to form itself."
Fantasy Tip: Even though Jennings is not able to participate, it is good for him to be talking with Ponder to make sure they are on the same page in terms of the plays. The two players should be able to build on the chemistry on the field during training camp. Jennings should be seen as a solid No. 3 wide receiver in drafts this season and could be a weekly option at the flex position.
Thu, 30 May 2013 13:42:14 -0700
Minnesota Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier said WR Greg Jennings (ankle) should participate in organized team activities Tuesday, June 4. Jennings said the injury is a non-issue at this point because it is the offseason.
Wed, 29 May 2013 12:30:31 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings (ankle) did not participate in organized team activities Wednesday, May 29, because of an ankle injury. Head coach Leslie Frazier said the injury is not serious.
Fantasy Tip: Jennings can allow the injury to heal because he does not need to participate in workouts at this point of the offseason. Jennings should be seen as a solid No. 3 wide receiver in drafts this season and could be a weekly option at the flex position.
Thu, 16 May 2013 09:45:10 -0700
Minnesota Vikings WR Cordarrelle Patterson will be given an opportunity to earn a starting wide receiver spot across from WR Greg Jennings this year, according to head coach Leslie Frazier. WR Joe Webb will be insurance in case Patterson doesn't pan out.
Fantasy Tip: It's tough to predict Patterson's fantasy value heading into his rookie season. Aside from Greg Jennings, Christian Ponder doesn't have much to work with at wideout, and Kyle Rudolph will remain a big target in the passing game. Patterson is a bit of a project and will have to improve his route-running skills dramatically to make an impact immediately. Consider him a late-round flier in deep leagues.
Mon, 18 Mar 2013 10:57:18 -0700
Minnesota Vikings QB Christian Ponder said he would like to see WR Greg Jennings travel to Arizona to get some work in during the offseason.
Sun, 17 Mar 2013 13:22:38 -0700
Contrary to a previous report, the New England Patriots did not make an offer to Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings this offseason.
Sun, 17 Mar 2013 09:15:35 -0700
The New England Patriots offered Minnesota Vikings WR Greg Jennings a contract worth around $6 million per season but the talks between the two sides did not go far.