Irvin A Likely Replacement

If Darren Sharper isn't able to play on Sunday, the Vikings would likely turn to 11-year veteran Ken Irvin, who just this year is making the transition to safety.
September 27, 2005

Coaches Q&A, Part II: Talking Secondary

Assistant secondary coach Kevin Ross probably has more talented depth in the defensive backfield than at any time in the last five years. See what Ross has to say about Corey Chavous and some of the second-tier players.
September 20, 2005

Safely Over Injury, Irvin Transitions To Safety

Ken Irvin's journey to rehabilitate a torn Achilles is in the rear-view mirror less than one year removed from the injury, but he is still adjusting to his new life as a safety in the Vikings defense. He chronicles his past year and what he still has to learn.
September 7, 2005

Vikings Compensating For MIAs

The Vikings' once-deep defensive backfield has come to this: After injuries and excused absences, the team was forced to put a receiver in at safety. An offensive player also made a position switch and a few more players missed Friday's morning practice.
August 5, 2005

Irvin Out Again

Ken Irvin has become something of a South Park character as a member of the Vikings. At some point, everyone says, "Oh, God. They hurt Kenny."
August 5, 2005

Irvin Looking Comfortable At Safety

There were many different subplots that came out of last week's developmental camp. The play of Ken Irvin at safety was one of them.
May 24, 2005