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Vikings Mailbag: D-backs, the first-round pick, the NFC North favorite

Vikings Mailbag: D-backs, the first-round pick, the NFC North favorite

Questions about Anthony Harris, free agents still on the market, the draft and more were on the minds on Vikings fans asking questions for this week's mailbag.


Sharpe won't outrun Diggs, but he'll add solid depth to Vikings

Sharpe won't outrun Diggs, but he'll add solid depth to Vikings

As the Vikings try to fill the void left by Stefon Diggs' exit, what are realistic expectations for their new wide receiver?


Veteran running back, returner Abdullah re-signs with Vikings

Veteran running back, returner Abdullah re-signs with Vikings

The former Lions running back, who played behind Dalvin Cook and Alexander Mattison, also was the Vikings’ top kick return man.


Vikings re-sign veteran offensive lineman Brett Jones

Vikings re-sign veteran offensive lineman Brett Jones

The Vikings are bringing offensive lineman Brett Jones back on a one-year deal worth the veteran minimum ($910,000), a source confirmed.


Rhodes repair ahead? Cornerback going to Colts as free agent

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In his prime, Xavier Rhodes was assigned to cover an opponent's top receiver. But he was inconsistent during his last couple of seasons and thought he wasn't getting a fair deal from officials.


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Source: Vikings signing former XFL linebacker Gates

Source: Vikings signing former XFL linebacker Gates

DeMarquis Gates was starring in the XFL before the season shut down and was the leading tackler in the short history of the Alliance of American Football.


Vikings Mailbag: Five classic Vikings games while you're stuck at home

Vikings Mailbag: Five classic Vikings games while you're stuck at home

The NFL is offering free access to game replays dating back to 2009 and we have a list of five of the best Vikings games from that era.


Rudolph, Thielen, Barr among Vikings helping during COVID-19 outbreak

Rudolph, Thielen, Barr among Vikings helping during COVID-19 outbreak

As people across the U.S. and Minnesota grapple with the economic effects of the coronavirus outbreak, several Vikings are working through their foundations and charitable partners to help.


Can new Vikings nose tackle Pierce mimic Linval Joseph's skills?

Can new Vikings nose tackle Pierce mimic Linval Joseph's skills?

Replacing Linval Joseph will be easier said than done, but new Vikings nose tackle Michael Pierce started off on the right foot last week when describing his style of play.


What's next? Free-agent fits for the Vikings' biggest needs

What's next? Free-agent fits for the Vikings' biggest needs

Even with recent roster moves, Vikings' salary cap space is among the smallest in the NFL. But there are players who could be had without spending a lot.


'Thank you for the love': Griffen, Diggs post farewells to Vikings fans

'Thank you for the love': Griffen, Diggs post farewells to Vikings fans

First, Stefon Diggs posted his farewell to Vikings fans after this week’s trade to Buffalo. Then, Everson Griffen did the same on Friday afternoon after his agent broke off negotiations with the Vikings..


Kicker Dan Bailey agrees to three-year contract extension with Vikings

Kicker Dan Bailey agrees to three-year contract extension with Vikings

Bailey, entering his 10th NFL season, enjoyed a rebound last season while eclipsing 93% conversion on field goals for the fourth time in his career.


Safety Kearse leaving Vikings for a one-year deal with Detroit

Safety Kearse leaving Vikings for a one-year deal with Detroit

Jayron Kearse, the versatile special teams contributor and safety, had been vocal about his desire to leave the Vikings in free agency.


Former Vikings DE Weatherly agrees to sign with Panthers

Former Vikings DE Weatherly agrees to sign with Panthers

The former 2016 seventh-round pick had carved out a role in the crowded Vikings defensive line, but found more money and likely more playing time in Carolina.


Why Harris is getting the franchise tag from Vikings

Why Harris is getting the franchise tag from Vikings

Whenever Harris agrees to his first big-time contract, which could come from the Vikings after he was surprisingly given the franchise tag Monday morning, here's what the team he signs with will be getting.


O'Neill gets $441,000 bonus, tops Vikings in performance-based pay

O'Neill gets $441,000 bonus, tops Vikings in performance-based pay

In his second year with the Vikings, right tackle Brian O’Neill established himself as a fixture of the team’s offensive line for years to come.


Vikings want Everson Griffen back, but do others want him more?

Vikings want Everson Griffen back, but do others want him more?

At the NFL combine last month, coach Mike Zimmer outlined a pitch the Vikings had begun making to keep Griffen with the team. Will it work?


Could a big payday lure Trae Waynes away from Vikings?

Could a big payday lure Trae Waynes away from Vikings?

Even though Waynes’ three seasons as a starter in Minnesota have been more solid than spectacular, the 11th overall pick in the 2015 draft could cash in with another team.


Vikings get three compensatory draft picks

The added picks, awarded because of the free agents the Vikings lost before last season, are a third rounder (105th overall), and two seventh rounders (249th and 253rd).