The folks over at NFL.com ranked the top 101 free agents of the 2020 offseason. The Vikings had three players on that list. Safety Anthony Harris ranks 19th after sneakily becoming one of the league’s best safeties over the last two seasons. It seems like he will be a priority for the Vikings this offseason, but we’ll see. Defensive end Everson Griffen, who voided his contract, … [Read more...] about Vikings have 3 players on NFL.com top 101 free agents list
The NFL Combine is officially underway, meaning the draft is just two months away. Minnesota Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman took questions on Tuesday morning, discussing some of the Vikings’ offseason needs. The biggest news of the offseason thus far has been the speculation that Stefon Diggs no longer wants to be in Minnesota. Diggs deleted his Vikings pictures off his … [Read more...] about Rick Spielman talks Stefon Diggs, Dalvin Cook and more at the NFL Combine
The Vikings could be in the market for safety if Anthony Harris walks as an unrestricted free agent. If that were the case, one option to fill that spot could be through the draft. In his second mock draft over at NFL.com, Bucky Brooks has the Vikings selecting LSU safety Grant Delpit with the 25th overall pick. Here’s what Brooks wrote about the pick: Despite questions about … [Read more...] about Vikings draft S Grant Delpit in 1st round of NFL.com mock draft
After serving as an assistant for the Vikings since 2006, Kevin Stefanski moved on in the offseason, taking a job as the head coach of the Cleveland Browns. Vikings GM Rick Spielman has been with the Vikings since 2006 as well. Asked about Stefanski’s leadership at the NFL Combine, Spielman said the former Vikings coach has grown in that role. “I went and sat in the offensive … [Read more...] about Vikings GM Rick Spielman thinks Kevin Stefanski will be 'phenomenal'
From former players like Chad Greenway to ones currently on the team such as Riley Reiff, Minnesota has no problem drafting and signing Hawkeyes. Asked about the development of Iowa’s players, Spielman said they’re a very well-coached team, and that they do a good job of developing offensive linemen. “Watching those kids come in at Iowa, and some of those guys get passed up … [Read more...] about Vikings GM Rick Spielman on Iowa Hawkeyes players: 'They're very well coached'
If one wanted to believe that Stefon Diggs wanted out of Minnesota, there’s enough anecdotal evidence to back up that claim. But the man who has the power to determine the fate of an under-contract player says there’s nothing to see here. Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman tried to clear up any confusion with a [more] … [Read more...] about Vikings G.M. plans on Stefon Diggs staying a Viking
Wide receiver Stefon Diggs has been a cause of concern for Vikings fans as of late for his suspicious behavior on social media. But when Vikings general manager Rick Spielman was asked about Diggs at the 2020 NFL Combine, he didn’t make it seem like the wide receiver is on the move anytime soon. “Stefon (Diggs) last year probably had his most productive year,” Spielman told … [Read more...] about Vikings GM Rick Spielman: 'There is no reason … to anticipate that Stefon Diggs is not going to be a Minnesota Viking'
The endless debate for Minnesota is whether it should take on offensive lineman with its first-round pick or wait to shore up the position later in the draft. CBS Sports thinks it might be a decision for the first round. The Vikings selected USC offensive lineman Austin Jackson with the 25th overall pick in CBS Sports’ mock draft. Here’s what they had to say about the … [Read more...] about Vikings pick USC offensive lineman Austin Jackson in CBS Sports mock draft
The offensive line has to be a point of concern for the Vikings in the offseason. What are they going to do about Riley Reiff? Will they cut him or restructure his contract due to the salary cap situation, or will they keep him on? Will the Vikings draft an offensive lineman in the first round to shore up depth or will they draft one in the later rounds? They could even hold … [Read more...] about Vikings GM Rick Spielman on the Vikings offensive line: 'It's still a work in progress'