Vikings coach Leslie Frazier laid out his current depth chart on the offensive line, one that has just about no chance of staying the same. With an offseason to come together and the draft ahead, they could have new starters at three of the five positions. We examine how the dynamics, experience and salary structure on the offensive line has dramatically changed.
The Vikings got Anthony Herrera back on a limited basis Monday, but it was somebody else taking most of the first-team reps at right guard. The Vikings are still searching for the right combination on the line.
August 15, 2011
The Vikings have been working all week on preparing for the Eagles' blitz-intensive defense. Running backs and offensive linemen talked about the challenge while Lito Sheppard lived on the other side of the equation.
December 25, 2010
Chris DeGeare has been starting the last three games, and that increased playing time has helped him adapt. The rookie is seeing positive signs of development in his game.
December 23, 2010
Rookie Joe Webb was anticipating a big role in Sunday's game. With injuries all over, he returned a kickoff, got at least one snap at wide receiver and might have played some Wildcat and quarterback if not for a hamstring injury. Plus, another rookie got his first NFL start, Antoine Winfield nearly got a TD and battle of facial hair goes wrong.
December 7, 2010
The Vikings were without several starters on Sunday, but you wouldn't have known it judging by their production and scoring. The fill-ins performed well on offense and defense.
December 5, 2010
Rookie Chris DeGeare would be the man the Vikings call upon if Pro Bowl guard Steve Hutchinson can't find a way to play with his fractured thumb. DeGeare talked about what he's learned from Hutchinson over the last six months and his preparedness to play.
December 3, 2010
The knee injury to Anthony Herrera mean Ryan Cook goes from backup to starter and Chris DeGeare goes from inactive to active. Both are making major mental adjustments as their roles increase.
November 26, 2010