A nerve issue is preventing Sharrif Floyd's right quadriceps from working properly and could be career-threatening. The defensive tackle, a former first-round pick, played just 25 snaps in 2016.
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Nick Truesdell will get a shot with the Vikings this spring. They also added Mitch Mathews and Terrell Sinkfield.
The Vikings could easily get out of Murray's three-year deal if he doesn't play well and take advantage of a running-back-rich 2017 draft.
Ben Goessling ESPN Staff Writer
The Vikings signed three players from the veteran combine, adding wideout Mitch Mathews and tight end Nick Truesdell while bringing Terrell Sinkfield back to their roster Sinkfield, a Northern Iowa product who was with the team as a wide receiver last year, was signed as a cornerback this time.
It's way too early to say this class is a bust, but it's pretty obvious to any Vikings fan there are bigger question marks today than on draft day.
Mel Kiper rips up last April's report cards and gives new grades to all 32 teams. What did he get right -- and wrong? He reviews the 2016 class, which has some stars, steals, surprises and busts.
Badly needing to improve their league-worst run game, the Vikings are confident that the solid run blocking of Riley Reiff and Mike Remmers will help.
Minnesota threw a ton of resources at its offensive line, but color us skeptical. Even if the group is improved, the Vikings almost certainly won't get their money's worth.
Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer
The Bills have waived DE Scott Crichton after he failed a physical. Buffalo claimed Crichton off waivers Monday from the Vikings.
Jeremy Fowler ESPN Staff Writer
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater has intensified his knee rehab by running in a pool and working on land, coach Mike Zimmer said. A timetable for Bridgewater's return from a torn ACL and dislocated left knee, however, doesn't exist. "I honestly have no idea," said Zimmer when asked whether Bridgewater can play in 2017. "I saw Teddy in the training room a week or so ago. He's in great spirits, working hard, doing all the things necessary. There's no timetable. I keep getting asked these questions but when he's ready, he's ready."
Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater's workout load has increased, but there is no timetable for his return.
Vikings safety Harrison Smith had surgery to clean up his ankle, sources told ESPN.
The Packers rarely delve into free agency, so when they make a big move like signing TE Martellus Bennett, the NFL world takes notice.
Despite some struggles in 2016, Vikings co-owner Mark Wilf feels good about his team heading into next season.
For Vikings fans hoping to see Teddy Bridgewater under center this fall, his Instagram account might offer hope with a short video of a QB throwing.
Co-owner Mark Wilf believes Adrian Peterson still has a "lot of great football left in him" and "he'll always be part" of the Vikings' family.
Minnesota doesn't have a lot of assets in the draft and can thank the late-summer acquisition of Sam Bradford for it. The Vikings sent a first-round pick to the Eagles.
The Lions shored up the right side of their offensive line by adding Rick Wagner and T.J. Lang, but they weren't the only team to improve in the North.
Minnesota drops one slot to No. 19 despite roster additions that included Latavius Murray.
Mike Rodak ESPN Staff Writer
The Bills have claimed DE Scott Crichton off waivers from the Vikings, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Field Yates. Crichton, a third-round pick in 2014, had been a disappointment in three seasons with Minnesota, totaling only 10 tackles and no sacks. He has the size (6-foot-3, 273 pounds) to be a rotational depth player at defensive end for Sean McDermott's 4-3 system in Buffalo; he will carry a $933,081 cap number if he makes the Bills' roster.
Las Vegas would be a warm-weather, high-profile destination for Vikings fans to visit on the road, but Minnesota is unlikely to play there until 2023.
Chicago is turning the page to a new quarterback in Mike Glennon, and he holds the key for the Bears to emerge from the NFC North cellar.
Former Vikings running back Adrian Peterson says he's "in no rush" to sign with a new team amid reports he has priced himself out of signing early during free agency.
Picked in the third round of the 2014 draft, once-promising defensive end Scott Crichton was never able to earn regular playing time for the Vikings.