This is the March 12, 2013 news archive. View today's Vikings rumors and news.
RENTON, Wash. -- New Seattle Seahawks receiver Percy Harvin, the subject of the biggest trade of the year so far, had a lot of reasons to be happy when he took the stage at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center auditorium on Tuesday afternoon. Harvin had b…Share Tweet
Vikings reach two-year deal with Erin HendersonThe Vikings have agreed to re-sign linebacker Erin Henderson a two-year contract, PFT’s Mike Florio confirmed Tuesday. The Vikings’ weak side linebacker, the 26-year-old Henderson played 14 games (10 starts) in 2012, recording a career-high 80 tacklesShare TweetMusings, observations and the occasional insight as we digest Tuesday's dizzying comings and goings in the NFL as free agency cranks to life...Share TweetESPN.com Mar 12, 2013Are two NFC North teams bidding for free agent receiver Greg Jennings? That's the word from several reporters, including Alex Marvez of Fox Sports. According to Marvez, Jennings is considering a return to the Green Bay Packers if he doesn't sign first w…Share TweetVikings running back Adrian Peterson felt like he got kicked in the stomach after the team traded wide receiver Percy Harvin to the Seahawks, but the team took a step Tuesday to try to keep Peterson from taking too many actual blows to the gut in 2013. …Share TweetFree agent receiver Greg Jennings appeared to be so sure he was leaving Green Bay that he put his house in Wisconsin up for sale. But now it appears that Jennings has a decent chance of staying with the Packers. Although Jennings was interested in a reu…Share Tweet
Vikings keep Jamarca SanfordThe safety position in Minnesota was bolstered last year by the arrival of rookie Harrison Smith. Overlooked was the performance of fellow starter Jamarca Sanford. The front office didn’t overlook it. Sanford, who started 13 games last year and 15 tShare TweetThe Vikings signed the right tackle to a multi-year contract extension, keeping the Bears from getting their offensive line-starved mitts on the big fella and maintaining valuable cohesion for the offensive line.Share TweetWith the Vikings trading Percy Harvin and missing on an opportunity to trade for Anquan Boldin and not jumping in to the Mike Wallace sweepstakes, the Vikings could be looking elsewhere for help at receiver. The list is now believed to include Rams rece…Share TweetThe Minnesota Vikings have released cornerback Antoine Winfield, according to a report Tuesday by ESPNTwinCities.Share TweetThe Vikings acquired a first-round pick, a seventh-round pick and a 2013 mid-round pick when they traded Percy Harvin to the Seahawks. So does that set the value that the Jets should get if they trade Darrelle Revis? It does according to Mike Tannenbaum…Share Tweet
Vikings redo John Carlson’s contractThe Vikings and tight end John Carlson finalized a reworked contract on Tuesday morning, Tom Pelissero of ESPN1500.com reported. According to Pelissero, the move decreases Carlson’s $4 million salary-cap number for 2013. Carlson will still make $1.2 miShare TweetWe’re changing the format of one-liners this week to bring you a roundup of our posts from Monday and overnight as the league put all its ducks in a row before free agency gets underway. The Dolphins think that the Vikings are going to give them a fightShare TweetThe Dolphins have long been viewed as the favorites to land receiver ex-Steelers wide receiver Mike Wallace. But interest from the Vikings will make Wallace expensive. We’ve already noted that the Vikings’ decision to trade receiver Percy Harvin to thShare Tweet