Roster battle: Wide receiver equals wide open

One of the biggest battles for roster spots is taking place at the wide receiver position, where the backups will get plenty of action on Saturday. Two spots are open and it appears three players are fighting for those.
August 19, 2011

WR Johnson ready to put training into action

Jaymar Johnson has devoted the past three months to physical conditioning and getting tips from some of the game's best receivers. With training camps about ready to open, he's looking forward to applying what he's learned.
July 25, 2011

WR Johnson receives Pro Bowl training, advice

Vikings receiver Jaymar Johnson spent about three weeks earlier this month conditioning for the rigors of training camp and getting advice from a Pro Bowl and Hall of Fame cast of receivers. The one that made the biggest impact on him, Andre Rison, had some strong words of encouragement about Johnson's talents.
July 30, 2010

Special teams move from liability to asset

Last year, Vikings fans cringed at the thought of a punt or kickoff in hands of a good return man. This year, it's the Vikings with the dangerous returners and suddenly solid coverage units. See what they had to say about the turnaround and the numbers to support the argument.
November 6, 2009

Notebook: Receiving rapport forming?

Without his speed merchants, Sage Rosenfels turned to another reliable source of receiving production. Plus, the Vikings were missing other players, welcomed back some old players, tried to punt their unproductive ways and found a stadium they like. Notes and quotes to ponder after a preseason-opening win.
August 14, 2009

Vikings have players pushing for time

The Vikings have a few players in the background looking to grind out a bigger contributing role.
June 27, 2009