Andrew Krammer | Star Tribune
Reporter | Minnesota Vikings

Andrew Krammer joined the Star Tribune in July 2016 after three years covering the Vikings for 1500 ESPN. He is a 2013 graduate of the University of Minnesota.

Zimmer's minicamp-ending message: Stay in shape, be good citizens

Coach Mike Zimmer said the Vikings stayed mostly healthy in the offseason program, a big bonus as minicamp concluded.

Picking up skills: Barr learning pass-rushing tricks from defensive ends

Anthony Barr is spending five or 10 minutes a day at practice working with the defensive line instead of the linebackers.

Quiet Hunter looking to make noise with a new Vikings' contract

Fourth-year defensive end Danielle Hunter has solidified himself as the long-term bookend Vikings' coaches envision opposite Everson Griffen for seasons to come.

Elflein says he'll be ready for Vikings training camp

Vikings center Pat Elflein said "everything's good" with his rehab schedule, which has held him out of drills during organized team activities

Vikings trying to squeeze even more from their elite secondary

Jerry Gray, a four-time Pro Bowl cornerback for the L.A. Rams, has coached a treasure trove of high-profile cornerbacks and safeties over the years.

Cousins getting big dose of Vikings' intense focus on red-zone offense

Without shoulder pads or full contact in this portion of the offseason, it's essentially a passing camp for quarterback Kirk Cousins and his new teammates.

Forbath calls rookie's challenge to Vikings kicking job 'a little shocking'

Kai Forbath once again has competition for the Vikings job, this time from rookie Daniel Carlson. "I've fortunately never lost a competition," the veteran said.

Linebacker Barr decides not to attend Vikings' voluntary workouts

Barr did not show up Tuesday when the Vikings began the first of 10 voluntary practices, known in the as NFL world as Organized Team Activities. He'd told coach Mike Zimmer on Tuesday.

Vikings rookies at 3-day minicamp schooled in hard knocks

Young Vikings — 62 drafted, undrafted and tryout players — took to the outdoor Eagan practice fields Friday, the onset of a three-day rookie minicamp.

Vikings sign final four picks from last week's NFL draft

The Vikings signed half of their eight-man 2018 draft class Thursday, a day before rookies, undrafted free agents and other getting a tryout come to Eagan for rookie minicamp.