The Vikings might not use the advice that running back Artose Pinner had regarding his old team, the Detroit Lions, but he did say he had some insight. Plus, see what two rookie defensive backs had to say about their increasing roles, and get other various quotes from the Vikings and Lions.
October 7, 2006
The offensive line made improvements in some areas, but they are still learning this offense, says former defensive lineman Bob Lurtsema. See what else the 12-year veteran had to say about the line, the running game, penalties and a couple of young players he likes.
October 6, 2006
In this wide-ranging notebook, we check in on rookies Greg Blue and Ray Edwards, getting comments from Blue and defensive coordinator Mike Tomlin. We also see which potential draftee the Vikings are scouting down south, get quotes from Carolina Panthers coach John Fox and receiver Keyshawn Johnson and find out about a number of former Vikings down south.
September 15, 2006
The Vikings didn't win the game and didn't really appear to care about winning their preseason opener when it came down to trying to send it to overtime. Head coach Brad Childress said he had seen enough, and here's what we saw – both the good and not-so-good in purple.
August 15, 2006