The Vikings have added several parts at the skill positions on offense, but so far this preseason they are showing there is still work to be done. Plus, see which former Vikings were flying in and out of NFL locales around the country, along with other personnel decisions of note.
August 28, 2007
We featured six players as "players to watch" in last Saturday's preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks. We also offered up another half-dozen or so worth keeping an eye on. We analyze how they did, as well as a few other players who stood out one way or another in the team's 30-13 loss.
August 26, 2007
Braden Jones didn't get invited to the combine, probably because of a troubled past he hopes to bury with the passing of time, and now he's focused on improving at a relatively new position and using his athleticism at tight end to earn a roster spot.
July 20, 2007
The Vikings pulled about 90 players from their draft board due to character or injury issues. Despite their emphasis on character, they're comfortable that rookie free agent TE Braden Jones has put his off-field problems behind him. If they're right, they might have gotten themselves a real find as a pass-catching tight end in their West Coast Offense. Here's a complete scouting report…
June 16, 2007