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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

Singletary joins Vikings' staff

Posted Jan. 18, 2011 @ 12:37 p.m. ET
Former 49ers head coach Mike Singletary will join Leslie Frazier's staff in Minnesota as the Vikings' linebackers coach/assistant head coach.

Report: Rams reopen offensive coordinator search

Posted Jan. 18, 2011 @ 12:12 p.m. ET
The Rams' talks with Josh McDaniels, thought to be one of the hottest available assistant coaches, reportedly hit a snag while negotiating for their offensive coordinator position.

Favre officially files retirement papers

Posted Jan. 17, 2011 @ 12:26 p.m. ET
Brett Favre has officially filed his retirement papers with the NFL, likely ending his 20-year record-setting career.

Singletary set to join Vikings' staff as LB coach

Posted Jan. 17, 2011 @ 10:45 a.m. ET
Former 49ers head coach Mike Singletary is close to a deal that would make him the Vikings' linebackers coach, according to Jason La Canfora of the NFL Network.

Sleeper in Vikings' QB derby: Bomar

Posted Jan. 15, 2011 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
One roster addition that went under the radar for many fans was Minnesota's signing of QB Rhett Bomar off the Giants' practice squad in December, but we hear Bomar could compete for more than a backup role with the ...

Vikings ponder: Roof or no roof?

Posted Jan. 14, 2011 @ 4:39 p.m. ET
There seems to be a split even among members of the organization over whether the new stadium should be an indoor facility or an outdoor facility.

Report: Childress to interview with Dolphins for OC position

Posted Jan. 13, 2011 @ 10:22 a.m. ET
Former Vikings head coach Brad Childress will interview with the Dolphins this weekend for their vacant offensive coordinator position.

Vikings offer to pay for part of a new stadium

Posted Jan. 12, 2011 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
The Vikings say they are willing to pay for one-third of a new, outdoor stadium but won't help foot the bill to repair the Metrodome roof cost, even if Minnesota lawmakers insist a new roof is needed.

Vikings may have competitors for Greenway's services

Posted Jan. 08, 2011 @ 9:53 p.m. ET
Although free-agent-to-be LB Chad Greenway appears to be Minnesota's top priority to re-sign in the offseason, one of its division rivals may be in the bidding, too.

Frazier not afraid of experienced Vikings staff

Posted Jan. 08, 2011 @ 7:52 p.m. ET
The news that Leslie Frazier was scheduled to interview Josh McDaniels and Mike Singletary to possibly join the Vikings' coaching staff is a sign of great security by a first-year head coach.

Kevin Williams named to NFC Pro Bowl roster

Posted Jan. 07, 2011 @ 1:33 p.m. ET
Vikings DT Kevin Williams was named to the NFC Pro Bowl squad on Friday, replacing injured Lions DT Ndamukong Suh.

Report: Vikings to meet with McDaniels

Posted Jan. 06, 2011 @ 7:31 p.m. ET
According to an ESPN report, the Vikings are planning to meet with former Broncos head coach Josh McDaniels, perhaps to be their next offensive coordinator.

Report: Frazier making changes to Vikings' coaching staff

Posted Jan. 05, 2011 @ 9:21 p.m. ET
A report from PFW's Vikings correspondent Judd Zulgad on the Minneapolis Star-Tribune Web site Wednesday evening said that Vikings head coach Leslie Frazier has told three offensive coaches they will not be retained.

Frazier has a lot on Vikings' plate

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 10:28 p.m. ET
Head coach Leslie Frazier lost the interim tag because he gained the respect of his players, fellow coaches and Vikings management through a tidal-wave season.

Frazier named Vikings' full-time head coach

Posted Jan. 03, 2011 @ 7:27 p.m. ET
The Vikings and Leslie Frazier have agreed to a deal to make the former defensive coordinator and interim coach the full-time head man in Minnesota.


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