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Minnesota Vikings

Seth Olsen

Seth Olsen - G

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 5"/ 305 lbs.
Birthday 12/17/1985
Birthplace Omaha, NE
College Iowa
Years played 4
Drafted 2009, 4th round, 32nd pick by Broncos

Court sides with NFL in StarCaps case

Posted Feb. 08, 2011 @ 12:04 p.m. ET
A court ruling in Minnesota might mean suspensions could be on the way for three NFL players.

Vikings likely to hang onto Griffen

Posted Feb. 07, 2011 @ 10:37 a.m. ET
The Vikings were embarrassed by the actions of DE Everson Griffen, but they are likely to keep him for now.

Vikings' Madieu Williams named Walter Payton Man of the Year

Posted Feb. 06, 2011 @ 6:24 p.m. ET
Vikings S Madieu Williams was named the 2010 recipient of the Walter Payton Man of the Year award.

Farmers Field attempts to bring NFL back to L.A.

Posted Feb. 01, 2011 @ 1:40 p.m. ET
Farmers Insurance Group has partnered with AEG for naming rights for a new downtown Los Angeles football stadium and event center.

Report: Two arrests in one weekend for Vikings DE Griffen

Posted Feb. 01, 2011 @ 10:50 a.m. ET
Vikings rookie DE Everson Griffen had a bad weekend in Los Angeles, as he was arrested twice in three days.

Vikings LB Henderson added to Pro Bowl roster

Posted Jan. 27, 2011 @ 11:45 a.m. ET
Vikings LB E.J. Henderson was added to the NFC Pro Bowl roster on Thursday, providing an incredible end to a great comeback season.

Comeback at 48? Herschel Walker wants a shot

Posted Jan. 25, 2011 @ 11:55 a.m. ET
Herschel Walker wants to play in the NFL at age 48 after being out of the league for 13 years.

Vikings add Saxon to coach running backs

Posted Jan. 24, 2011 @ 4:29 p.m. ET
The Vikings have added to their coaching staff, signing RB coach James Saxon.

Dockett replaces Williams on NFC Pro Bowl team

Posted Jan. 22, 2011 @ 6:01 p.m. ET
Cardinals DT Darnell Dockett has been added to the NFC Pro Bowl roster, replacing Kevin Williams of the Vikings.

Vikings like Musgrave's offensive diversity

Posted Jan. 21, 2011 @ 7:41 p.m. ET
Labeling new offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave as strictly a West Coast offensive specialist would be a mistake, Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier said.

Frazier shows steady hand in coaching hires

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 6:19 p.m. ET
Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier is essentially a new coach, so it was impressive to see him go with some experienced coaches to fill out his staff.

Metrodome roof may take 5-6 months to fix

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 3:20 p.m. ET
It is still unknown if there will be a 2011 NFL season, but if one does take place at the regularly-scheduled time, the Viking may have a question of where their home games will be played.

Vikings add Davidson, Johnson to coaching staff

Posted Jan. 20, 2011 @ 12:07 p.m. ET
The Vikings worked toward completing their coaching staff, bringing on Jeff Davidson as their offensive line coach and Craig Johnson as their quarterbacks coach.

Report: Seahawks offer offensive coordinator job to Bevell

Posted Jan. 19, 2011 @ 7:38 p.m. ET
A report from ESPN Wednesday evening says that former Vikings offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell has been offered the same position with the Seahawks.

Vikings hire Musgrave as offensive coordinator

Posted Jan. 19, 2011 @ 6 p.m. ET
The Vikings announced Wednesday evening that they have hired Falcons assistant head coach/QB coach Bill Musgrave to be their offensive coordinator.


Posted Nov. 09, 2011
Olsen has been placed on IR with a hand injury.|||||||