Grading the Vikings Offseason Moves
Mar31

Grading the Vikings Offseason Moves

The Vikings haven’t been overly active this offseason, but have found time to make a few splashy moves including acquiring Mike Wallace and shipping Matt Cassel for draft picks. While they might not be done we take a quick look at some of the top transactions they have made since ending the season and give them a quick and dirty grade. Move: Signed CB Terence Newman Comment: I’m a pretty big fan of this signing, the 37...

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Updated 3 Round NFL Mock Draft, Eagles Trade Up in Round 1
Mar30

Updated 3 Round NFL Mock Draft, Eagles Trade Up in Round 1

With the NFL Draft less than 5 weeks away Lupagus has decided to throw a game changing trade in round 1. We watch as Chip Kelly dives into the top 5 picks and gets the man he has been speculated to be in love with. We also get a first glimpse on how the recent Randy Gregory news has affected is stock and watch as a big Washington defensive tackle lands in the top 10 picks. Check out the full 3 round mock draft here. 14. Miami Dolphins...

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Grading the Vikings Restructuring Chad Greenway
Mar28

Grading the Vikings Restructuring Chad Greenway

The inevitable has finally happened, longtime Viking linebacker Chad Greenway has finally restructured his contract that will reduce his cap hit from the $7 million to around $3.4 million giving Minnesota some extra wiggle room in the salary cap department. This was really the only option Greenway had if he wanted to stay a Viking, and it is now clear that he does. I’m a huge fan of bringing him back even at a little higher...

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Grading the Vikings Signing of Terence Newman
Mar26

Grading the Vikings Signing of Terence Newman

Terence Newman has spent 13 seasons in the NFL, 7 of which were spent with Mike Zimmer. While he is 36 (37 when the season starts) there is no doubt he is past his prime and looked at as a 1 year rental. That said, he has a good chance of pushing for some serious playing time in 2015. He will come in and battle Josh Robinson for playing time to go along with Captain Munnerlyn and Xavier Rhodes. Newman looked to be all but done after...

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Grading the Vikings Signing of Casey Matthews
Mar24

Grading the Vikings Signing of Casey Matthews

Career Stats: 64 Games Played, 16 Started | 112 Tackles, 2.5 Sacks, 1 Forced Fumble It is safe to say that Matthews, who was a 4th round choice in 2011 has been a bit of a disappointment during his time in Philly. The former Oregon Duck and brother of All-Pro linebacker Clay Matthews has started a total of 16 games during his career including 11 in 2014. He has has the chance to play both inside and outside linebacker along with...

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