Vikings place TE Carlson on IR, promote two

The Vikings placed John Carlson on season-ending injured reserve after a setback in his recovery from a concussion.
December 21, 2013

Vikings activate Smith in series of moves

The Vikings activated Harrison Smith from IR/designated for return, placed CB Josh Robinson on season-ending injured reserve, waived an offensive tackle and promoted two practice squad players on a busy Saturday.
December 14, 2013

Notebook: Ponder decision likely Friday

The Vikings are hoping Christian Ponder can do more Thursday and Friday than he did Wednesday and will likely delay a decision on their starting quarterback until they gauge Ponder's progress. Plus, the secondary remains a big concern with injuries.
September 26, 2013

Steeples ready for a starting role at Mizzou

Gary Pinkel has said a few times that there are new stars on his team that no one knows about. Is red shirt freshman Robert Steeples one of those stars. The standout defender is hoping for playing time this spring and fall. Go inside this story from to get his thoughts of the spring season so far.
March 12, 2009

Catching up with Robert Steeples

Future Missouri Tiger Robert Steeples is rated as one of the top players in the region, and he is looking to help his team capture a State Championship after a rough 2006 season. Steeples is also excited about the potential of the Missouri program and what they may accomplish.
October 1, 2007

Steeples Picks Missouri

De Smet (Mo.) defensive back Robert Steeples was recently attending a camp at Missouri when head coach Gary Pinkel approached and jokingly asked him to take off his Adidas wristbands, since Missouri is a Nike program.
June 16, 2007

Steeples Slowed By Hip Injury

Robert Steeples, a 6-1, 185 pound, 4.53 CB out of DeSmet Jesuit HS in St. Louis, Missouri impressed all in attendance at the Chicago Combine last month, but an early summer hip injury has slowed down his momentum, pushing possible offers back even further. Read more in this premium recruiting update.
June 14, 2007