ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Leaving “the door open” for Kareem Jackson's possible return proved yet another shrewd move by new Broncos general manager George Paton.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota general manager Rick Spielman was sitting in a lounge last week at the Atlanta airport, having finished scouting at Georgia's pro day, when his phone...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings will forfeit their seventh-round selection in the draft this year for a collective bargaining agreement salary cap violation, the NFL confirmed on...
In their annual preparation for the official opening of the NFL's signing and trading period, teams will predictably jettison veteran players to create more space under the salary cap.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The quarterback carousel has begun to spin around the NFL for the second straight offseason, with even the slight potential of further movement creating a flurry of speculation...
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — George Paton is notoriously picky, bypassing opportunity after opportunity over the past decade before accepting John Elway’s to succeed him as general manager of the...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings traded defensive end Yannick Ngakoue to the Baltimore Ravens for draft picks on Thursday, less than two months after acquiring the fifth-year pass rusher...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have doubled down on their reliance on stability as a vital ingredient for securing that elusive Super Bowl trophy.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — JD Spielman, one of the top receivers in Nebraska history, has entered his name in the transfer portal, the school said Monday.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings patiently filled major needs on the offensive line and in the secondary with two more picks on Friday night, taking advantage of a deep draft without...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The NFL salary cap, that powerful and perpetual roster purger, forced the Minnesota Vikings to dump more than a half-dozen starters this offseason.
EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings President Mark Wilf issued a statement of confidence in general manager Rick Spielman and coach Mike Zimmer on Friday, tamping down speculation about their...
EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Kirk Cousins' first season in Minnesota was a letdown for a Vikings' team full of Super Bowl aspirations, mainly because the offense underwhelmed and couldn't support another...
EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings college scout Scott Studwell has decided to retire after 42 years with the organization, including 14 seasons as a linebacker who became the franchise's...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have exercised their option on coach Mike Zimmer's contract for 2020.
General manager Rick Spielman made the announcement in Indianapolis at the NFL...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have signed kicker Dan Bailey, owner of the second-best field goal percentage in NFL history and replacement for rookie Daniel Carlson.
Bailey's deal was done on Tuesday, after the Vikings waived Carlson fresh from his 0-for-3 game at Green Bay.
The fifth-round draft pick from Auburn missed field goals of 48, 49 and 35 yards, with the last two failed tries coming in overtime and forcing the Vikings to settle for a 29-29 tie with the rival Packers.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Cayleb Jones has been charged with misdemeanor domestic assault and other counts after an argument and physical confrontation with his girlfriend.
Authorities say the incident happened early Tuesday at an Eagan hotel. Jones' girlfriend told police he pushed and shoved her, interrupted her 911 call and smacked her phone out of her hand. The complaint says officers noticed rug burns, a scratch on her neck and a broken fingernail.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Cayleb Jones has been arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor domestic assault and theft.
Dakota County Jail records show that Jones was arrested Tuesday by Eagan police. He also is accused of interfering on a 911 call.
Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman said in a statement Wednesday that the team is aware of the situation and is gathering more information. Spielman said further comment will "be provided at the appropriate time."
EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The end of last season for the Minnesota Vikings came suddenly and lopsidedly, falling hard in the NFC championship game a week after soaking in the euphoria of advancing on an improbable last-second touchdown pass.
EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — As he maneuvered through the NFL draft on Saturday, Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman certainly had his eye on filling team needs.
Trusting his coaches to develop players, Spielman also had a specific focus on athleticism.
EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings picked offensive tackle Brian O'Neill from Pittsburgh in the second round of the NFL draft Friday night, adding a mobile yet raw player to help with the critical task of protecting prize offseason acquisition Kirk Cousins.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Rick Spielman came to this year's annual NFL scouting combine with a quarterback quandary.
He has two first-round draft picks trying to recover from injuries and a third-stringer, who led the Minnesota Vikings to the NFC championship game.
Now, instead of reaping the benefits of his smart moves and abundant riches, Spielman faces one of the most challenging decisions a general manager can with all three set to become free agents in less than two weeks.
The time for the Minnesota Vikings to commit anew to a starting quarterback has almost arrived.
They're still in evaluation mode, according to general manager Rick Spielman.
With Case Keenum, Teddy Bridgewater and Sam Bradford each on track to become an unrestricted free agent in two weeks, the Vikings have yet to make any final decisions about any of them. That's what Spielman said at the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis on Wednesday.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — After winning 14 games, including his first postseason victory with Minnesota and a second NFC North title in four years on the job, Vikings coach Mike Zimmer has a team set up to sustain such success.
The items on his to-do list are major issues, though.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — General manager Rick Spielman said Wednesday that the Minnesota Vikings have not yet determined whether they will activate quarterback Teddy Bridgewater from the physically unable to perform list next week.
Spielman told reporters that Bridgewater will be evaluated again following practice Monday when players return from their bye weekend.
Spielman will assess the situation with coach Mike Zimmer, the medical staff and Bridgewater's surgeon before a final call is made.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — With NFL owners and players around the league condemning President Donald Trump's recent remarks about national anthem protests, the Minnesota Vikings have put forth their own show of unity.
The Vikings stood along their sideline with arms locked together during the "Star Spangled Banner" on Sunday before their game against Tampa Bay. Vikings owners Zygi and Mark Wilf and general manager Rick Spielman joined players in locking arms on the field.
MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have locked up another core piece of their defense, signing Linval Joseph to a four-year contract extension that puts him under team control through the 2022 season.
PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona judge on Monday ordered Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Michael Floyd to serve one day in jail for failing alcohol tests that he blamed on a type of fermented tea.
The hearing was meant to give Floyd a chance to make his case regarding the failed alcohol tests and another appearance he missed earlier this month, which stemmed from a 2016 drunken driving arrest in which Scottsdale police say they found the then-Arizona Cardinals receiver passed out behind the wheel.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Teddy Bridgewater has reached the point in rehabilitation where he's able to drop back to pass on his surgically repaired left knee.
Just when the 24-year-old quarterback might return to live action with the Minnesota Vikings remains largely unknown.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer finally relented, taking some time away from the team to allow his right eye a proper recovery from his latest surgery.
Better in the spring than during the fall, he realized.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The fresh start for wide receiver Michael Floyd's sidetracked career will come at home in Minnesota.
Floyd agreed to a one-year, $1.5 million deal with the Vikings on Wednesday.
Floyd finished last season with Super Bowl champion New England after a drunken driving arrest led to his departure from the Arizona Cardinals.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — After sitting out of the first round, the Minnesota Vikings didn't want to wait any longer.
Dalvin Cook was still available, the kind of dynamic running back Minnesota drafted 10 years ago and just recently let go.