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Vikings | Teddy Bridgewater's option likely passed on

Wed, 26 Apr 2017 06:43:24 -0700

Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater (knee) is unlikely to have his fifth-year option exercised by the May 2 deadline, according to sources. The Vikings could still re-sign Bridgewater, but they do not appear willing to guarantee his 2018 salary for north of $11 million for injury when the quarterback is still trying to make it back from a catastrophic knee injury that has derailed other NFL players' careers.

Fantasy Tip: Bridgewater is probably not someone you can expect to see the first half of the season, if at all in 2017.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN - Adam Schefter


Vikings | Teddy Bridgewater still without timetable

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 12:37:37 -0700

Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater (knee) remains without a timetable as he continues to recover from a torn anterior cruciate ligament and dislocated knee. General manager Rick Spielman did say that Bridgewater had a great first week of offseason activities.

Fantasy Tip: Whether or not Bridgewater will be ready for Week 1 of the 2017 season remains to be seen, but he may not even start even if he is ready. That being said, neither Sam Bradford nor Bridgewater should be drafted as QB1.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press - Chris Tomasson


Vikings | Stefon Diggs working on health

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:57:16 -0700

Minnesota Vikings WR Stefon Diggs (hip) blames himself for the health issues he went through last year. He said he's taking steps this offseason to try to prevent himself from missing time again this year after missing three games in 2016.

Fantasy Tip: Diggs will remain the Vikings' No. 1 wide receiver even with the breakout season Adam Thielen had. Health is a concern, though, as Diggs has missed three games in each of his first two seasons. He has WR2 potential, but the poor health makes him more of a WR3 option.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press - Chris Tomasson


Vikings | Sam Bradford extension not discussed

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 11:22:35 -0700

Minnesota Vikings QB Sam Bradford has not talked about a possible contract extension with the Vikings yet. Bradford added that he's not going to sweat his current status.

Fantasy Tip: We don't even know who will be starting for Minnesota next season between Bradford and Teddy Bridgewater. It would be unwise for the Vikings to give an expensive extension to Bradford at this point as he could merely be their backup. Whoever starts will be in backup fantasy quarterback territory anyway.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune - Matt Vensel


Vikings | Latavius Murray without a timetable

Tue, 25 Apr 2017 10:09:50 -0700

Minnesota Vikings RB Latavius Murray (ankle) said there's no timetable for his return, but he's hoping to be ready for training camp.

Fantasy Tip: Murray doesn't have a lot to fend off for touches in Minnesota, and if he can stay healthy, he's a solid RB2 option in fantasy.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune - Matt Vensel


NFL | Jamaal Williams met with Vikings recently

Sun, 16 Apr 2017 12:41:09 -0700

BYU RB Jamaal Williams recently visited with the Minnesota Vikings - one of six draft-eligible running backs known to have met with the team this spring.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune - Matt Vensel


Vikings | Brian Robison likely to retire after 2018

Sat, 15 Apr 2017 08:03:29 -0700

Minnesota Vikings DE Brian Robison has two years remaining on his contract and stated Friday, April 14, he expects to retire when his deal expires.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: St. Paul Pioneer Press - Chris Tomasson


Vikings | Zac Kerin re-signs

Thu, 13 Apr 2017 14:11:22 -0700

Minnesota Vikings restricted free-agent OG Zac Kerin re-signed Thursday, April 13.

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Vikings | Laquon Treadwell still learning

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 20:45:58 -0700

Minnesota Vikings WR Laquon Treadwell has the basics down but still needs to learn "some of the subtleties" of playing receiver in the NFL, according to head coach Mike Zimmer.

Fantasy Tip: Treadwell was a non-factor as a rookie. Injuries didn't help, and it sounds like he could need more time to really hit his stride. He is still a valuable piece in dynasty formats, but he is late-round material in redraft leagues.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune - Andrew Krammer


Vikings | More on Case Keenum's contract

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 14:18:08 -0700

Minnesota Vikings QB Case Keenum's one-year, $2 million contract includes $1 million guaranteed, split up into a $250,000 signing bonus and $750,000 guaranteed base salary. He can also earn $750,000 in roster bonuses.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Ben Goessling


Vikings | Alvin Kamara meets with Vikings

Thu, 06 Apr 2017 05:13:04 -0700

Updating previous reports, Tennessee RB Alvin Kamara met with the Minnesota Vikings Wednesday, April 5.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: NFL Network - Ian Rapoport


Vikings | Ryan Quigley signs with Vikings

Mon, 03 Apr 2017 14:23:24 -0700

Free-agent P Ryan Quigley (Cardinals) signed an undisclosed deal with the Minnesota Vikings Monday, April 3.

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Vikings | Emmanuel Lamur could start in 2017

Sun, 02 Apr 2017 14:27:54 -0700

Minnesota Vikings LB Emmanuel Lamur is expected to be a candidate to start at weakside linebacker next season.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune - Andrew Krammer


Vikings | Mike Zimmer met with Joe Mixon

Sun, 02 Apr 2017 14:13:48 -0700

Oklahoma RB Joe Mixon met with Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer at his pro day.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune - Andrew Krammer


Vikings | MIN to meet with Alvin Kamara

Sun, 02 Apr 2017 06:50:17 -0700

Tennessee RB Alvin Kamara is scheduled to meet with the Minnesota Vikings this week.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: KSTP-TV - Darren Wolfson


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