Everson Griffen

Update: Situation at Everson Griffen’s home resolves peacefully

MINNETRISTA, Minn. (FOX 9) – A situation at the home of Minnesota Vikings has ended peacefully after an apparent mental health incident led to a response by local police and team staff. The situation had been ongoing since early Wednesday morning before police announced in the afternoon that it had been resolved. Griffen, 33, posted a disturbing video on his…

Vikings Bring Back Everson Griffen

Spent 2020 with Cowboys and Lions

MINNEAPOLIS — A familiar face is back roaming the halls of the TCO Performance Center. The Minnesota Vikings have signed veteran pass rusher Everson Griffen. After spending the 2020 season with the Dallas cowboys and Detroit Lions,  Griffen returns to the team who drafted him in 2010. In nine seasons with the Vikings, the four-time pro bowler totaled 74.5 sacks,…

Everson Griffen, Adrian Peterson Reunite With Vikings on Sunday

Both are teammates on Detroit Lions

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — Defensive end Everson Griffen played his entire NFL career in Minnesota. That is until this season, when contract negations fell through with the Vikings and he instead signed with Dallas. The Cowboys then traded Griffen to Detroit on October 30th, which set up his debut in a Lions uniform to come against Minnesota. “It will be strange…

Griffen Excited for Another Year with Vikings

This will be the Pro Bowler's tenth season with the team

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — As the Minnesota Vikings return for workouts, few are happier to be back than Everson Griffen. The defensive end had a difficult year in 2018. Forced to step away from the team to deal with mental health issues, the pro-bowler missed five games last season. He returns for another year with the Vikings after both sides agreed to…

Vikings’ Everson Griffen returns to practice, takes ‘full responsibility’ for actions

EAGAN, Minn. (KMSP) – Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen is back at practice after taking time off for personal issues. Griffen returned to TCO Performance Center on Wednesday and participated in drills. Griffen has not played in a game since the Vikings tied the Green Bay Packers in Week 2. In September, Griffen was taken to a local hospital in protective custody for an evaluation following incidents at the Hotel Ivy in…

Police report on second Everson Griffen incident

MINNETRISTA, Minn. (KMSP) – Police in Minnestrista, Minnesota have released their report of a second incident involving Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen on Saturday, Sept. 22. The first incident occurred at 1:25 p.m. at the Hotel Ivy in downtown Minneapolis, where a report from the Minneapolis Police Department stated Griffen told hotel staff “that if someone doesn’t let him in his room…