Vikings
  • Asher Allen abruptly retires from Vikings

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings cornerback Asher Allen has retired from football. Coach Leslie Frazier announced on Wednesday that the fourth-year cornerback came into his office last week and told Frazier of his …

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    31 May 12
  • Judge dismisses NFL retiree lawsuit vs. union

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A lawsuit filed against the NFL Players Association by retirees has been dismissed. U.S. District Judge Susan Richard Nelson issued her order Tuesday from St. Paul, Minn. Pro Football Hall of Fame …

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    30 May 12
  • Vikings rookie says following Longwell an ‘honor’

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Blair Walsh says he would’ve enjoyed meeting Ryan Longwell. He surely would’ve benefited from learning from the 16-year veteran, too. But the Minnesota Vikings rookie is on his own now. And that, …

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    30 May 12
  • Mpls. city council committee OKs Vikings plan

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minneapolis City Council has given preliminary approval to a plan to build a new stadium for the Minnesota Vikings. A council committee voted 7-6 for the plan on Thursday. The city …

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    25 May 12
  • NFL union files suit against league over 2010 cap

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The NFL Players Association has filed a complaint in federal court accusing the league of colluding to impose a secret salary cap during the uncapped 2010 season. The claim was filed Wednesday …

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    24 May 12
  • Vikings sign 4th-round draft pick Rhett Ellison

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have signed tight end Rhett Ellison and now have seven of their 10 draft picks under contract. The Vikings announced the deal Wednesday. Ellison was one of …

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    24 May 12
  • Vikings try to make up lost time with longer camp

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings suffered from the limited preseason practice time during last year’s lockout as much as any other NFL team. They had a new offense and a new quarterback to break …

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    23 May 12
  • Vikings get contracts done for 6 of 10 draft picks

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have six of their 10 draft picks under contract. The team announced Tuesday that wide receiver Jarius Wright, wide receiver Greg Childs, safety Robert Blanton, kicker Blair …

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    23 May 12