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Vikings receiver Jordan Addison arrested in California on suspicion of DUI

Jul. 15, 2024 22:22 PM EDT

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jordan Addison has been arrested in California on suspicion of driving under the influence, the second straight year he has found trouble behind the wheel right before the beginning of training camp. The Vikings said Monday they're aware of the...

Longtime NFL assistant coach and defensive mastermind Monte Kiffin dies at age 84

Jul. 11, 2024 21:31 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Monte Kiffin, the longtime NFL and college assistant coach whose Tampa Bay defenses routinely ranked among the league’s best, died Thursday. He was 84. One of the architects of the ultra successful Tampa 2 defensive scheme, Kiffin spent 13 seasons as defensive...

Vikings' Khyree Jackson, 2 former high school teammates killed in car crash in Maryland

Jul. 06, 2024 15:16 PM EDT

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings rookie cornerback Khyree Jackson and two of his former high school teammates were killed in an early morning car crash Saturday in Maryland, police and the team said. Jackson, 24, and Isaiah Hazel died at the scene, while Anthony Lytton,...

Packers release Jack Podlesny as they reduce their kicking competition to 2 candidates

Jun. 19, 2024 16:53 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Green Bay Packers released Jack Podlesny on Wednesday, narrowing their kicking competition to two players a week after their minicamp. Podlesny’s exit leaves incumbent Anders Carlson and former Minnesota Viking Greg Joseph as the only two kickers on...

Packers' Anders Carlson follows brother's advice as he tries to bounce back from tough rookie season

Jun. 12, 2024 16:50 PM EDT

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay Packers kicker Anders Carlson hopes to follow his older brother’s example by having a productive NFL career despite struggling as a rookie. Along the way, he’s paying attention to the message he’s received from his sibling: Las Vegas Raiders...

Vikings look to Justin Jefferson for even greater leadership role now that his new deal is done

Jun. 04, 2024 18:42 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The wide receiver position in the NFL has been home over the years to some of the most dynamic yet moody superstars in the sport. Justin Jefferson was voted a team captain for his age-24 season by his Minnesota Vikings teammates. For all the...

Vikings reach agreement with Jefferson on 4-year extension to give him NFL's richest non-QB contract

Jun. 03, 2024 17:40 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Justin Jefferson became the latest player to cash in on the league-wide push for elite pass catchers. Matching the historic start to his career, Jefferson will be paid — for now — like no one else at his position. The Minnesota Vikings and...

Falcons QB Cousins remains on track in recovery from torn right Achilles as team approaches minicamp

Jun. 03, 2024 15:17 PM EDT

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Atlanta Falcons quarterback Kirk Cousins' recovery from a torn Achilles tendon remains on track as the team approaches next week's mandatory minicamp. Coach Raheem Morris said Monday he can't ask for Cousins to do more in the minicamp because “he’s...

Vikings bring back guard Dalton Risner on 1-year deal as interior line remains unsettled

May. 29, 2024 22:42 PM EDT

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings are bringing back left guard Dalton Risner with the interior of their offensive line remaining an area in need of improvement. Risner agreed to a one-year contract to return to the Vikings, his agents Drew Rosenhaus and Shawn O'Dare said...

Vikings seek new deal with Justin Jefferson; star WR absent so far from workouts, AP source says

May. 20, 2024 21:39 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have one major piece of roster management remaining on their agenda before the regular season: signing superstar wide receiver Justin Jefferson to a contract extension. Without a new deal in place, Jefferson was absent on Monday when the...