4 Vikings Players Still Battle For Starting Safety Spot
When it comes to the starting safety spot, the one opposite Harrison Smith, Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said he wanted to take a close look at four guys Saturday night against the Cardinals: Andrew Sendejo, Jamarca Sanford, Chris Crocker, and Kurt Coleman.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Vikings' Jamarca Sanford helps himself in bid for starting job
Sanford was a Minnesota starter the past three years under previous coach Leslie Frazier.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Vikings Preseason: Safety Situation Could Sort Itself Out Tonight
Sep 22, 2013; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings safety Jamarca Sanford reacts after giving up a touchdown during the second quarter against the Cleveland Browns at Mall of America Field at H.H.H. Metrodome.
W2W4: Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings and Arizona Cardinals square off for their second preseason game on Saturday night at TCF Bank Stadium.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
The Daily Norseman
Cardinals at Vikings: Things To Look For
When it's all said and done, the second pre-season game should provide more answers than questions.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
Safety valve: Vikings turn to veteran Crocker
Harrison Smith has the free safety spot in good hands, but a host of others lacking a standout have been competing to be the starter next to him.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Vikings' newest safety Chris Crocker is all in, ready to go
Crocker, a 12-year veteran signed last week as a free agent, made that clear Monday at training camp.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Vikings vs Raiders Preseason Impressions: Defense
Aug 8, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Linval Joseph and defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd and cornerback Captain Munnerlyn get ready for the Oakland Raiders to play at TCF Bank Stadium.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Coleman starts, shines with interception
Since the start of the Vikings' offseason program, when Robert Blanton got a chance to stake his claim to a starting safety spot with Jamarca Sanford and Andrew Sendejo sitting out with injuries, the Vikings' crowded competition at the position has been significantly affected by who's healthy and who's not.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Cassel outplays Bridgewater in Vikes' opener
Cassel led a couple of crisp scoring marches, and the Vikings broke in their temporary new home stadium for the next two years by beating the Oakland Raiders 10-6 in the exhibition opener on Friday night.
Mistral Raymond Exits Preseason Opener With Concussion Symptoms
Jul 27, 2013; Mankato, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings safety Mistral Raymond returns an interception in drills at training camp at Blakeslee Fields.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Vikings: Veteran safety Chris Crocker reunited with coach Mike Zimmer
For the third consecutive season, the Vikings coach signed unemployed safety Chris Crocker, who has played more than half his professional career in Zimmer's pass defense.
Vikings Deal With Safety Issue By Signing Chris Crocker
Dec 8, 2013; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck throws a pass while being pressed by Cincinnati Bengals defensive back Chris Crocker during the second quarter at Paul Brown Stadium.
Don't rule out the waiver wire settling unstable safety spot
Matt Vense l is in his first year at the Star Tribune after covering the Ravens for the Baltimore Sun for six years.
Sun Aug 03, 2014
Vikings safety Andrew Sendejo ready for another audition
The audition never ends for Vikings safety and survivalist Andrew Sendejo, an undrafted free agent and United Football League refugee with more teams on his resume than interceptions.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
Minnesota Vikings Starting Safety A Question Mark
Sep 22, 2013; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings safety Harrison Smith is tackled after intercepting a pass during the second quarter against the Cleveland Browns at Mall of America Field at H.H.H. Metrodome.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
The Daily Norseman
Vikings Training Camp: Friday Morning Recap
Another day of Minnesota Vikings Training Camp, another morning that saw an hour of extremely large men in purple shorts running around at mostly half speed.
VikesCentric: Hope for pass defense rests with Zimmer
Admit it, as each new Vikings pick drew close during May's NFL Draft you said to yourself, "This will probably be a cornerback.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Robert Blanton Hit With Another Training Camp Injury
Dec 1, 2013; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings safety Robert Blanton against the Chicago Bears at Mall of America Field at H.H.H. Metrodome.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Vikings' Cordarrelle Patterson a 'rising star,' Sports Illustrated says
The magazine has an annual "Rising Stars'' series, which profiles expected breakthrough athletes in multiple sports.