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Everson Griffen

Everson Griffen - #97 - DE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 273 lbs.
Birthday 12/22/1987
Birthplace Avondale, AZ
College USC
Years played 4
Drafted 2010, 4th round, 2nd pick by Vikings

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
23 1 1

Harvin misses practice with another migraine

Posted Nov. 10, 2010 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
Vikings head coach Brad Childress said WR-KR Percy Harvin was not at the team's Winter Park, Minn., facility as he is dealing with another bout of migraine headaches.

Vikings' rookie report: Week Nine

Posted Nov. 10, 2010 @ 3:15 a.m. ET
Here's a look at how the Vikings' rookies fared in the Week Nine win over the Cardinals in overtime.

Vikings-Bears matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 6:13 p.m. ET
It's Israel Idonije, not Julius Peppers, who is leading the Bears in sacks with five, and he should face the banged-up Phil Loadholt one-on-one in pass-rush situations consistently on Sunday.

Week Nine: Did Brett Favre earn his money?

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 5:45 p.m. ET
Each week we examine whether Vikings QB Brett Favre, who is being paid more than $1 million per game this season, earned his paycheck. Let's take a look at the Week Nine win over the Cardinals.

Former Packer Harris clears waivers

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 5:34 p.m. ET
Former Packers CB Al Harris has cleared waivers and can sign with any team.

Vikings MVP Meter: Week Nine

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 1:13 p.m. ET
Let's look at how the Vikings' team MVP candidates for the season shape up following their 27-24 overtime win over the Cardinals.

Childress: Vikings will look at CB Harris

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 2:29 p.m. ET
Vikings head coach Brad Childress said Monday he anticipates looking at tape at CB Al Harris, who was just cut by the Packers.

Favre proves the tank isn’t empty yet

Posted Nov. 08, 2010 @ 12:04 p.m. ET
Just when it looked like this would be a lost fantasy season for Brett Favre, he went out and proved everybody wrong yet again.

Vikings They Said It: Postgame version, Week Nine

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 7:34 p.m. ET
Here are some assorted quotes from Sunday's comeback win in OT over the Cardinals in Week Nine.

Vikings' players of the week: Week Nine

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 7:24 p.m. ET
Here are the Vikings' players of the week in their 27-24 comeback win over the Cardinals in Week Nine.

Favre rallies Vikings over Cardinals in OT

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 4:35 p.m. ET
Brett Favre rallied the Vikings from 14 points down to tie it with 27 seconds to play, then drove them into position for Ryan Longwell's 35-yard game-winning field goal for a 27-24 overtime victory over the Arizona Cardinals on ...

Vikings-Cardinals prediction

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 11:36 a.m. ET
PFW's Eric Edholm thinks the Vikings will somehow scratch out a win Sunday against the Cardinals.

Report: Harvin, Childress argue at Vikings practice

Posted Nov. 07, 2010 @ 11:14 a.m. ET
The Minneapolis Star-Tribune reported that head coach Brad Childress and WR Percy Harvin were in a "heated argument" following practice on Friday after Childress questioned the receiver's effort.

Three-and-out with Vikings play-by-play announcer Paul Allen

Posted Nov. 05, 2010 @ 4:29 p.m. ET
Pro Football Weekly asked Vikings play-by-play announcer Paul Allen three questions in the way of the Randy Moss mess.    

Moss told owner to fire Childress

Posted Nov. 05, 2010 @ 4:11 p.m. ET
Randy Moss told Vikings owner Ziggy Wilf that Brad Childress wasn't a good coach and should be fired, according to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Oct. 12, 2012
Griffen is planning to travel with the Vikings to Washington and play in Sunday's game following the sudden death of his mother.||||||| Griffen returned to practice on Friday after missing the day before. He said he wanted to be with the team for support and to honor his mother, Sabrina Scott, who'd been in town visiting him. Griffen said she was healthy but politely declined to discuss her death further.
Posted Oct. 11, 2012
Griffen missed practice on Thursday after the sudden death of his mother.||||||| Coach Leslie Frazier says Eden Prairie police arrived at the team's headquarters on Wednesday to deliver the news to Griffen. No details of her death were immediately available. Griffen is a key player for the Vikings on special teams and has become a valued and versatile backup on the defensive line and at linebacker for the defense.
Posted Feb. 01, 2011
Minnesota Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen has been released from a California jail where he's been held since his arrest for allegedly assaulting a police officer. Griffen was arrested Monday in Los Angeles for allegedly assaulting an officer after a traffic stop. Police say officers used a stun gun to subdue Griffen during a struggle after he tried to flee.||||||| Griffen played for USC and was a fourth-round draft pick by the Vikings last year. He saw more playing time toward the end of his rookie season and finished with 11 tackles.

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