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Minnesota Vikings (10-6-0)


Vikings trade Harvin to Seahawks

Posted March 11, 2013 @ 1:44 p.m. ET
The Vikings have agreed to trade WR Percy Harvin to the Seahawks in exchange for multiple draft picks, according to published reports.

Minnesota Vikings: 2013 team needs

Posted March 08, 2013 @ 5:46 p.m. ET

Vikings release WR Jenkins

Posted March 05, 2013 @ 1:05 p.m. ET

Frazier: Harvin excited about being a Viking

Posted Feb. 22, 2013 @ 10:57 a.m. ET

Vikings GM: No intent to trade Harvin

Posted Feb. 21, 2013 @ 12:11 p.m. ET

Spielman: Vikings have 'no intent' of trading Harvin

Posted Feb. 15, 2013 @ 3 p.m. ET

Vikings to play two cold seasons in outdoor stadium

Posted Feb. 15, 2013 @ 2:33 p.m. ET

Carter thanks Vikings for help through drug issues

Posted Feb. 15, 2013 @ 10:48 a.m. ET

Vikings exercise Frazier's fourth-year option for 2014

Posted Feb. 13, 2013 @ 7:06 p.m. ET

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Jennings, Greg (WR)

Posted March 15, 2013 @ 6:57 p.m.
Jennings has agreed to terms with the Minnesota Vikings, becoming the latest Green Bay Packer to head across the border and join their bitter NFC North rivals. Jennings made his decision on Friday, giving the Vikings the No. 1 receiver they so desperately needed after trading Percy Harvin to Seattle.
Jennings caught 36 passes for 366 yards and four touchdowns in eight games last season. He bolsters a thin receiving group that grew thinner when the Vikings traded star Percy Harvin to Seattle earlier this offseason. Jennings joins safety Darren Sharper, kicker Ryan Longwell and, of course, quarterback Brett Favre as high-profile Packers to defect to Minnesota. Like all the rest of them, Jennings will be looking to prove that his best days are not behind him.

Cassel, Matt (QB)

Posted March 15, 2013 @ 2:35 p.m.
The Minnesota Vikings have signed free agent quarterback Matt Cassel. The Vikings announced the signing Friday, one day after agreeing to terms with the former Patriot and Chief to be the backup to starter Christian Ponder. Cassel was waived by Kansas City on Thursday with two years left on his contract.
Cassel led the Patriots to an 11-5 record in place of the injured Tom Brady in 2008. He was traded to Kansas City in 2009, made the Pro Bowl in 2010 and struggled the past two seasons. He threw six touchdown passes and 12 interceptions in nine games last year.

Cassel, Matt (QB)

Posted March 14, 2013 @ 3:19 p.m.
A person with knowledge of the deal says the Minnesota Vikings have agreed to terms with quarterback Matt Cassel. The Vikings and Cassel came to agreement on Thursday, the same day he was formally released by the Kansas City Chiefs with two years left on his contract. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the deal, first reported by Fox Sports, has not been announced.
Cassel spent the last four years in Kansas City. He completed 58 percent of his passes for 1,796 yards with six touchdowns and 12 interceptions in nine games last year.

Cassel, Matt (QB)

Posted March 14, 2013 @ 10:07 a.m.
The Chiefs have cut ties with Cassel, who lost his starting job to Brady Quinn last season and then watched Kansas City trade for Alex Smith to be his replacement.
Cassel was the first major acquisition by the Chiefs under previous general manager Scott Pioli, and he was quickly given a six-year, $63 million contract. But after leading the Chiefs to the playoffs in 2010, Cassel struggled to live up to the same expectations.

Jennings, Greg (WR)

Posted March 14, 2013 @ 10:04 a.m.
The Minnesota Vikings are interested in Jennings, the latest Green Bay Packers free agent pursued by their NFC North rivals.
The agent for Jennings, Eugene Parker, told The Associated Press his client was visiting the Vikings on Thursday. ESPN first reported the trip. The 29-year-old Jennings is coming off a second straight injury-affected season so fantasy owners should beware.

STATS, LLC 2012 STANDINGS

Team W L T PCT
Green Bay 11 5 0 0.688
Minnesota 10 6 0 0.625
Chicago 10 6 0 0.625
Detroit 4 12 0 0.250

STATS, LLC 2012 SCHEDULE

Wk Opp Date Result
14 Chicago 12/09/12 @ 1 p.m. W 21-14
15 @ St. Louis 12/16/12 @ 1 p.m. W 36-22
16 @ Houston 12/23/12 @ 1 p.m. W 23-6
17 Green Bay 12/30/12 @ 4:25 p.m. W 37-34
Post @ Green Bay 1/05/13 @ 8 p.m. L 10-24

TEAM LEADERS

STATS, LLC PRACTICE REPORTS

Day Player Pos Info Status
Fri Winfield, Antoine CB hand Limited Participation in Practice
Fri Smith, Harrison S knee Full Participation in Practice
Fri Robison, Brian DE shoulder Full Participation in Practice
Fri Ponder, Christian QB right elbow Limited Participation in Practice
Fri Peterson, Adrian RB abdomen Full Participation in Practice

STATS, LLC INJURIES

Player Date Info Status
Winfield, Antoine 1/05/13 hand Questionable
Allen, Jared 1/05/13 shoulder Probable
Jefferson, A.J. 1/05/13 ankle Probable
Johnson, George 1/05/13 quadriceps Probable
Kluwe, Chris 1/05/13 left knee Probable
Loadholt, Phil 1/05/13 knee Probable
McKenzie, Tyrone 1/05/13 shoulder Out
Peterson, Adrian 1/05/13 abdomen Probable
Ponder, Christian 1/05/13 elbow Questionable
Robison, Brian 1/05/13 shoulder Probable

STATS, LLC TRANSACTIONS

Player Date Details
Simpson, Jerome 3/12/13 declared free agent
Berger, Joe 3/12/13 declared free agent
Felton, Jerome 3/12/13 declared free agent
Henderson, Erin 3/12/13 declared free agent
Winfield, Antoine 3/12/13 cut
Mitchell, Marvin 3/12/13 declared free agent
Aromashodu, Devin 3/12/13 declared free agent
Schwartz, Geoff 3/12/13 declared free agent
Brinkley, Jasper 3/12/13 declared free agent
Harvin, Percy 3/12/13 From Vikings to Seahawks traded - for multiple picks in 2013 & 2014 drafts

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