The Vikings have several contributing players whose contracts will expire after this season, but looking two years out, the linebacker corps could be affected by contracts set to expire after the 2010 season. We look at those situations and a few other important players whose contracts end in two years.
July 9, 2009
Cornerback Benny Sapp is trying to overcome a three-penalty game for him, and it will come with a tough assignment of Cardinals wide receivers Sunday. Marcus McCauley could also see his most action of the season. See what the backup defensive backs had to say about their formidable assignments in the desert.
December 12, 2008
The once-maligned Vikings pass defense has an impressive string of stinginess going against NFC North opponents at the Metrodome, and the use of several reserve defensive backs has helped them to that improvement. The players and Brad Childress talked about their performances and usage.
December 1, 2008
Injuries can happen at any point, but to lose the crown jewel of the trade market in a preseason game would have been disastrous. Instead, the Vikings were able to laugh about a play that turned into comedy instead of tragedy. Plus, get notes on surprise starters, substitutes, former Vikings and reaction to the penalties.
August 24, 2008
The Vikings' cornerbacks haven't received much praise the last few years, but while the team has been slowly adding young depth at position, the experienced pass rusher it obtained in Jared Allen could be the biggest boon for the defensive backfield.
May 30, 2008