Latest Minnesota Vikings News

The Latest: Tomlin tackles losses of Bell, Brown

Mar. 26, 2019 3:17 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on the NFL owners meetings Tuesday (all times EDT): 3:10 p.m. Rarely do coaches look back. That's especially true when the recent past is kind of ugly. So Pittsburgh's Mike Tomlin isn't spending a lot of time reflecting on losing star running back Le'Veon Bell to the Jets in free...

Wilf Family donated $1 million to Pro Football Hall of Fame

Mar. 26, 2019 11:01 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Minnesota Vikings owners Zygi, Mark and Lenny Wilf have donated $1 million to the Pro Football Hall of Fame through their foundation. The donation from the Wilf Family Foundation will allow creation of a "Founders Exhibit" at the Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio. The exhibit will focus on the...

The Latest: DE Henry Anderson to re-sign with Jets

Mar. 26, 2019 1:27 AM EDT

The Latest on NFL free agency (all times EDT): 9:25 p.m. A person with direct knowledge of the deal says defensive end Henry Anderson has agreed to re-sign with the New York Jets. Anderson tied with linebacker Jordan Jenkins for the team lead with a career-high seven sacks last season. He was acquired from...

Vikings sign ex-Titans guard Josh Kline for thin O-line

Mar. 20, 2019 6:00 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have signed former Tennessee right guard Josh Kline for their thin offensive line. Kline's three-year deal, valued at $15.75 million, was done Wednesday as Kline finished a visit to team headquarters. Kline's streak of 46 games started is the longest active run...

Still seeking stability at kicker, Vikings bring back Bailey

Mar. 19, 2019 7:08 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have agreed to terms on a new contract with kicker Dan Bailey, the ninth-year veteran who was signed last season to replace struggling rookie Daniel Carlson. Bailey's deal was done Tuesday, bringing the fifth-most accurate field goal kicker in NFL history (86.6...

Jets sign former Vikings OL Compton, re-sign LB Hewitt

Mar. 18, 2019 9:39 PM EDT

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — The New York Jets have signed former Vikings offensive lineman Tom Compton and re-signed linebacker Neville Hewitt. Compton started 14 games at left guard last season for Minnesota and has also played right guard and right tackle during his NFL career. He was a sixth-round pick of...

Vikings re-sign RB Abdullah, for depth behind Cook

Mar. 18, 2019 6:29 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have re-signed running back Ameer Abdullah to a one-year contract, solidifying a complement to Dalvin Cook after the departure of Latavius Murray via free agency. Abdullah's deal was done Monday. He played in seven games for the Vikings last season, almost...

Saints, free agent OL Nick Easton agree to 4-year contract

Mar. 17, 2019 11:56 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints and former Minnesota Vikings interior offensive lineman Nick Easton have agreed on a four-year contract. Easton's agent, Joe Linta, confirmed the deal on Twitter on Sunday night . Easton became a free agent after spending the 2018 season on injured reserve,...

Saints reach deal to keep quarterback Teddy Bridgewater

Mar. 15, 2019 2:39 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Saints have agreed to terms on a deal with free agent quarterback Teddy Bridgewater to keep him as Drew Brees' main backup. Bridgewater, a Miami native, had met with the Dolphins on Wednesday. Terms of the New Orleans deal was not released. The Saints acquired the former...

Relieved Barr remains a Viking after uneasy pledge to Jets

Mar. 14, 2019 8:57 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — Anthony Barr slept for a mere two hours on Monday night, awakened at 3 a.m. by the angst of his decision about which team to pick in free agency. His verbal commitment to join the New York Jets triggered immediate unease about leaving the Minnesota Vikings. "I was up all morning just...