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Vikings Sign GM Spielman to Contract Extension

Contract is a multiyear extension

Eagan, Minn. (Vikings PR) – The Minnesota Vikings announce they have signed General Manager Rick Spielman to a multi-year contract extension. “Rick has been outstanding in his role as Vikings general manager. We are excited and honored to have him continue to lead our efforts to build a championship roster and first-class organization. With Rick’s and Coach Zimmer’s leadership in place, we are in a…

Chad Greenway donates ‘Chad’s Locker’ to Sanford Children’s Hospital

Greenway began giving back just two years after getting drafted, when he realized he could use his platform in the NFL in a positive way.

FARGO, N.D. – Former Vikings Linebacker Chad Greenway is giving back to the kids at Sanford Children’s Hospital through his foundation Lead The Way. Greenway began giving back two years after getting drafted, when he realized he could use his platform in the NFL in a positive way. In 2008, he and his wife Jennifer formed Chad Greenway’s Lead the…

Vikings safety Anthony Harris to play on franchise tag in 2020

Set to make just over $11M this season

MINNEAPOLIS – (FOX 9) Minnesota Vikings safety Anthony Harris will play on the franchise tag for the 2020 season after he was unable to reach agreement on a long-term contract extension with the team. The Vikings placed the franchise tag on Harris in the off-season, and they had until Wednesday to negotiate a new contract for one of the top…

Vikings OC Kubiak: “Very Accurate” Rookie Jefferson Plays in Slot

Jefferson set records at LSU in the slot position

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. –Its a tough transition for any draft pick to earn make their mark in a new system. For Minnesota Vikings first round pick, receiver Justin Jefferson, the former LSU Tiger has been acclimating to his new team without getting a rep offensively. Jefferson has been learning to adapt through a virtual off-season and offense coordinator has said its…

Reports: Vikings Running Back Dalvin Cook Plans to Hold Out

Team's leading rusher coming up on second contract

EAGAN, Minn. — According to reports, Minnesota Vikings Pro Bowl running back Dalvin Cook no longer will participate in any team-related activities until and unless what he calls a “reasonable” deal. “He’s out,” said a source to ESPN. “Without a reasonable extension, he will not be showing up for camp or beyond.” Both sides haven’t spoken since last week and…

Vikings, Eagles Drop 2020 Regular Season Schedules

NFL planning for 16-game season

FARGO, N.D. — Both the Minnesota Vikings and Philadelphia Eagles dropped their regular season schedules for the upcoming 2020 season. The NFL is planning for the usual 16-game slate with the ability to adjust if needed down the road. You can see the schedules listed below. Vikings Schedule (all times central) Week 1: Sunday Sept. 13 Green Bay Packers Noon…

Reports: Minnesota Vikings Trade Receiver Stefon Diggs

Receive three draft picks in return

EAGAN, Minn — After a day where the Minnesota Vikings extended quarterback Kirk Cousins for another two seasons and franchise tagged safety Anthony Harris, the team said goodbye to receiver Stefon Diggs trading him to the Buffalo Bills. In return, the Vikings receive a first and fourth round pick in the 2020 draft and a fourth round pick in the…

Vikings Place Franchise Tag on Safety Anthony Harris

Tag earns Harris 11.441 million in 2020

EAGAN, Minn. — On the defensive side of the ball, the Minnesota Vikings decided to franchise tag safety Anthony Harris. The tag pays him about 11.441 million dollars for the upcoming season. Minnesota now has until July 15th to sign him to a long term deal. If not, there is the option to trade him. 2019 was the break season…

Minnesota Vikings Extend QB Kirk Cousins

Vikings Sign Cousins to two-year extension

EAGAN, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings locked up quarterback Kirk Cousins to a two-year extension. Cousins had one year left on his current contract. The QB was due a base salary of 29 and a half million, which becomes 10 million on his new deal. The new deal is worth 66 million over two years and upon signing earns 61…

Minnesota Vikings Release Xavier Rhodes, Linval Joseph

Vikings making roster changes ahead of NFL Free Agency

EAGAN, Minn. — With all the Coronavirus news going on, it hasn’t stopped the start of NFL free agency and teams releasing players from their rosters. That’s the case with the Minnesota Vikings, who announced Friday, the release of three-time pro bowler cornerback Xavier Rhodes and defensive tackle Linval Joseph. The Vikings have the least amount of cap space than…