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Posts Tagged ‘Minnesota Vikings’
Posted: Monday, September 3rd, 2012 | NFL.com Staff Tags: NFL Network, Aaron Rodgers, Chicago Bears, Christian Ponder, Detroit Lions, Green Bay Packers, Jay Cutler, Matthew Stafford, Minnesota Vikings, NFC Playbook
Who will be the best NFC North QB in week 1?
Jared Allen believes Christian Ponder will make big leap forward in 2012.
Ex-Eagles quarterback Donovan McNabb told NFL Network’s Rebecca haarlow on Saturday that he has not yet decided whether he will retire or not and currently is weighing his options.
Wide receiver Jerome Simpson‘s one-year contract with the Minnesota Vikings is worth a total of $2 million, according to a source with knowledge of the deal.
To follow up on what we’re hearing, a league source reinforced that the Minnesota Vikings are leaning toward drafting LSU CB Morris Claiborne. Minnesota has Claiborne rated highest on their draft board and the team reportedly likes him more than USC OT Matt Kalil.
Also, Cleveland appears to be leaning toward taking Oklahoma State QB Brandon Weeden with the No. 22 pick, league sources said.
The speculation has increased of late that Matt Kalil could fall past the Vikings at No. 3. But how far could he fall? According to SI.com’s Peter King, the Bills could be very much in play.
Many are assuming that the Vikings will take left tackle Matt Kalil with the third overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, but comments that coach Leslie Frazier made to The Star Tribune on Sunday might cast that idea in doubt.
Free-agent wide receiver Jerome Simpson plans to visit the Minnesota Vikings on Saturday, according to a league source.
Free-agent CB Chris Carr will sign a one-year contract with the Vikings, a league source said Wednesday.
Free-agent cornerback Chris Carr is visiting with the Chiefs Thursday and has a meeting set up with the Minnesota Vikings, according to a league source.
Free-agent FB Jerome Felton will visit the Vikings on Monday, according to a league source.
The Panthers and LB Kenny Onatolu have agreed to terms on a three-year deal, a league source said Friday.
The Titans and free-agent G Steve Hutchinson have agreed on a three-year deal, according to league source.