This is the April 30, 2013 news archive. View today's Vikings rumors and news.
On Saturday, the Vikings devoted a fifth-round pick to a punter. On Sunday, their current punter, Chris Kluwe, suggested that the move may be connected to his off-field support for causes like same-sex marriage. Vikings G.M. Rick Spielman joined PFT Liv…Upvote Share Tweet
Draft review: Minnesota VikingsFrom 3-13 to 10-6, the Vikings had several specific needs to stay closer to their performance in 2012. If they failed to fill those needs, it’s not for lack of trying. He’s a look at what they did. What they needed: Linebacker, receiver, quarterback,Upvote Share TweetIn addition to their nine draft picks, what other players will be joining the mix at this weekend's rookie mini-camp?Upvote Share Tweet
Draft impact: Vikings' Cordarrelle PattersonESPN.com Apr 30, 2013The first in a periodic series examining the roles of NFC North newcomers: By all accounts, the Minnesota Vikings traded away a unique talent last month when they shipped Percy Harvin to the Seattle Seahawks. The Vikings were not, however, ready to aban…Upvote Share TweetThe Vikings came out of the draft with three first-round picks added to a team that advanced to the playoffs last season, a haul that will raise expectations that they can make a return trip come January. Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman will join …Upvote Share Tweet
New Vikings stadium design to be unveiled May 13Last May, the Vikings finally struck a deal for their new stadium. This May, the design will be unveiled. According to John Vomhof Jr. of the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, the first look at how the building will look will be provided on May 13 …Upvote Share Tweet
TFD:Bud Grant says Drew Pearson "absolutely" pushed offstartribune.com Apr 30, 2013A reanalysis of the decisive play in that 1975 playoff game with Dallas, with expert testimony from the legendary coach.Upvote Share Tweet
Are the Minnesota Vikings closing in on the Green Bay Packers?Apr 30Charley Casserly, Charles Davis and Daniel Jeremiah break down the Minnesota Vikings' three first-round picks in the 2013 NFL Draft and tell you how these prospects will help elevate the Vikes in the competitive NFC North.
Fan Pass: Cordarrelle Patterson's draft day journeyApr 30Cordarrelle Patterson's NFL dream came true on draft night after the Minnesota Vikings selected him with the 29th overall pick. Watch his stylish ride from amateur to professional.
Peter King: NFL must create environment for others to follow Collins' lead…Apr 30In the wake of NBA player Jason Collins' decision to come out as gay in this week's Sports Illustrated, the obvious conclusion to draw is that it will start a trend of players to do the same.