Minnesota threw a ton of resources at its offensive line, but color us skeptical. Even if the group is improved, the Vikings almost certainly won't get their money's worth.
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Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer
The Bills have waived DE Scott Crichton after he failed a physical. Buffalo claimed Crichton off waivers Monday from the Vikings.
Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater has intensified his knee rehab by running in a pool and working on land, coach Mike Zimmer said. A timetable for Bridgewater's return from a torn ACL and dislocated left knee, however, doesn't exist. "I honestly have no idea," said Zimmer when asked whether Bridgewater can play in 2017. "I saw Teddy in the training room a week or so ago. He's in great spirits, working hard, doing all the things necessary. There's no timetable. I keep getting asked these questions but when he's ready, he's ready."
Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater's workout load has increased, but there is no timetable for his return.
Vikings safety Harrison Smith had surgery to clean up his ankle, sources told ESPN.
The Packers rarely delve into free agency, so when they make a big move like signing TE Martellus Bennett, the NFL world takes notice.
Despite some struggles in 2016, Vikings co-owner Mark Wilf feels good about his team heading into next season.
For Vikings fans hoping to see Teddy Bridgewater under center this fall, his Instagram account might offer hope with a short video of a QB throwing.
Co-owner Mark Wilf believes Adrian Peterson still has a "lot of great football left in him" and "he'll always be part" of the Vikings' family.
Minnesota doesn't have a lot of assets in the draft and can thank the late-summer acquisition of Sam Bradford for it. The Vikings sent a first-round pick to the Eagles.
The Lions shored up the right side of their offensive line by adding Rick Wagner and T.J. Lang, but they weren't the only team to improve in the North.
Minnesota drops one slot to No. 19 despite roster additions that included Latavius Murray.
Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer
The Bills have claimed DE Scott Crichton off waivers from the Vikings, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Field Yates. Crichton, a third-round pick in 2014, had been a disappointment in three seasons with Minnesota, totaling only 10 tackles and no sacks. He has the size (6-foot-3, 273 pounds) to be a rotational depth player at defensive end for Sean McDermott's 4-3 system in Buffalo; he will carry a $933,081 cap number if he makes the Bills' roster.
Las Vegas would be a warm-weather, high-profile destination for Vikings fans to visit on the road, but Minnesota is unlikely to play there until 2023.
Chicago is turning the page to a new quarterback in Mike Glennon, and he holds the key for the Bears to emerge from the NFC North cellar.
Former Vikings running back Adrian Peterson says he's "in no rush" to sign with a new team amid reports he has priced himself out of signing early during free agency.
Picked in the third round of the 2014 draft, once-promising defensive end Scott Crichton was never able to earn regular playing time for the Vikings.
Brian Robison has signed a one-year extension with the Vikings, trading a pay cut in 2017 for an extra year on his deal in 2018.
The Oakland Raiders would be a good fit for the future Hall of Famer. There's not a better running back currently on the market.
Jenna Laine ESPN Staff Writer
Source tells me USF wide receiver Rodney Adams had a private workout with the Panthers today. He also has a visit scheduled with the Vikings in two weeks and has meetings/workouts scheduled with the Jaguars, Patriots and 49ers.
Adam Thielen's contract extension makes him the Vikings' highest paid wide receiver and is designed to keep him with the team through the 2020 season.
The Vikings are forever in search of pass-rushers for the defensive line, and the more athletic they are, the better, even if unrefined.
The Vikings' new running back, Latavius Murray, underwent ankle surgery on Wednesday. The team knew he needed the surgery, and GM Rick Spielman said Minnesota could draft an additional rusher.
Ben Goessling ESPN Staff Writer
The Vikings announced running back Latavius Murray, who signed a three-year, $15 million deal with the team last week, had ankle surgery in Charlotte on Wednesday and is expected to be fully ready for training camp. In their statement, the Vikings said they knew about Murray's need for surgery before they signed him last Thursday.