Jake Wieneke

Former Cobber Brandon Zylstra Cracks Vikings 53-Man Roster

Last season, Zylstra played in the Canadian football league, and led the league in receiving yards

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. —Saturday was cut day in the NFL. Teams had to whittle their rosters down from 90 players to just 53. Terrance Newman was likely not going to make the Vikings squad, so he announced his retirement as a player three days before his 40th birthday. Newman will stay with the team on the coaching staff. Former South Dakota…

Former Jackrabbit Jake Wieneke Vies For Vikings WR Job

The Former South Dakota State WR is with the Vikes at training camp

EAGAN, Minn. — Former Bison Rival Jake Wieneke is continuing to vie for a job with the Vikings. The Former South Dakota State Jackrabbit is with Minnesota at training camp, and is hoping to crack the 53-man roster this season. The Maple Grove native was a standout at SDSU. In his four-year campaign he reeled in 288 catches for 5,157…