Category Archives: Minnesota Vikings

2016 NFL Records and Milestones

A sampling of NFL records set and milestones reached in 2016:  TEAM RECORDS & MILESTONES ARIZONA CARDINALS Led the NFC in total defense (305.2 yards per game) and sacks (48). QB CARSON PALMER passed for 4,233 yards, his franchise-best third season with … Continue reading

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Draft Rewind 2007: Adrian Peterson, Minnesota Vikings

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said before ADRIAN PETERSON made the Minnesota Vikings’ depth chart: Oklahoma, 6014, 217, 4.42. Junior entry, three-year starter. Powerful, strong, quick, and fast. Productive over career. Good quickness, agility, and balance for position. Classic downhill runner. … Continue reading

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Draft Rewind 2014: Jerick McKinnon, Minnesota Vikings

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about JERICK MCKINNON: Georgia Southern, 5087, 209, 4.38. Four-year starter as an option quarterback who projects to an NFL running back. Compact and powerful build. Put up 225 pounds 32 times at the Combine. Rushed … Continue reading

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Minnesota Vikings’ 5-Year Draft Review

by Adam Fournier, Ourlads’ Intern The Minnesota Vikings have had a rough past five seasons following their loss in the 2010 NFL Championship. The Vikings did make the playoffs once but finished below .500 in the other four seasons with … Continue reading

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Mike Wallace Traded to Vikings

by Dave Syvertsen, Ourlads’ Draft Analyst What?  WR Mike Wallace TRADED to Minnesota  Why?  One of the top deep threats in the league fell out of favor with the Dolphins coaching staff and before it got too ugly, they shipped … Continue reading

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Draft Rewind 2014: Teddy Bridgewater, Minnesota Vikings

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about TEDDY BRIDGEWATER: Louisville, 6021 214 4.85. Junior entry. Three-year starter. An accurate (71% in 2013) and clutch quarterback who makes good decisions. Right-handed. Throws to a spot, not to a man. He passes the … Continue reading

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Draft Rewind 2014: Anthony Barr, Minnesota Vikings

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about ANTHONY BARR: UCLA, 6047 255 4.59. Two-year starter. Plays with excellent timing. Good combination of length, long arms, and take off edge speed. Moved to linebacker in the spring of 2012 after playing running back … Continue reading

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NFC North – 2014 NFL Draft

Here is a quick overview of the each team’s draft within the NFC North with a focus on what they really tried to do with this class. Also noted is their best value pick and top undrafted free agent signing. Value is based on where they were selected and where I had them graded. MINNESOTA VIKINGS 1 (9) – Anthony Barr – LB / UCLA 2 (32) – Teddy Bridgewater – QB / Louisville 3 (72) – Scott Continue reading

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Minnesota Vikings’ 7-Round Mock Draft

VIKINGS’ NEEDS – QB, LB, DB, RB, TE, WR, OL, DL, SPT SELECTION NUMBERS FOR ALL 8 PICKS 8 CJ Mosley IB Alabama 40 Jimmy Garoppolo QB Eastern Illinois 72 Terrance West RB Towson 96 Davante Adams WR Fresno State 108 … Continue reading

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Draft Rewind 2013 – Sharrif Floyd – Minnesota Vikings

What Ourlads NFL Scouting Services said about SHARRIF FLOYD: Florida, 6025 297 4.95. Junior entry. Two-year starter who has experience at both end and tackle as a sophomore. Thick upper and lower body build. Works through a double team block but has … Continue reading

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