Franchise tag an issue for some, not Vikings

There were some tense moments for several NFL teams this week after using the franchise tag. It is a problem the Vikings have never really had in the 24-year history of the franchise tag.
July 17, 2016

Rams Beginning to Implode

The Rams were blown away by an awful Arizona Cardinals team 34-20 at home this past Sunday. They were once 4-1 and turning some heads in the NFC, but after losing for the sixth time in seven games, St. Louis appears to be in full meltdown mode. It won't get any easier with the 10-2 Bears coming to town on Monday night, especially with quarterback Marc Bulger pointing fingers.
December 6, 2006

Byron Leftwich: The Right Fit?

Leftwich is arguably one of the most mysterious players in the 2003 draft. Is he completely healthy? Does he have the mobility to survive in the league? Will injury concerns reappear in the future? Is he better than Kyle Boller or Carson Palmer? These questions and more have surrounded Leftwich ever since the collegiate season ended.
April 13, 2003

Free Agency Report Card

After a frustrating start to the free agent period, the Vikings are at or maybe even past where many thought they would be in their free agent rebuilding. Perhaps the best news of all is that there is every reason to believe there will be more signings to come.
March 23, 2003

Panthers start making off-season moves

Up until recently the Carolina Panthers have been rather quiet during the off-season. Besides franchising punter Todd Sauerbrun, there has been little activity from the front office. In recent weeks however, all that has changed. While there has been no blockbuster signings yet, there have been several interesting developments so far.
March 12, 2003