Sunday’s ICYMI: Zimmer’s Soft Side, Young Cornerback Progress & More
Good evening VT readers. Welcome to Sunday’s ICYMI. Today’s topics include: Zimmer’s soft side, progress from young Vikings cornerbacks and more.
VT’s “In Case You Missed It” intends to funnel every news report, the most general of informational notes and a handful of the best analysis articles pertaining to the Minnesota Vikings into one all-encompassing write-up. If you don’t have the time to follow the Purple and Gold as much as you may like, allow Vikings Territory to do the dirty work for you with our catch-all Vikings recap of everything you may have missed.
Minnesota Vikings team news and roster announcements
- ESPN’s Ben Goessling touched on the inspiration behind Mike Zimmer’s free youth football camp.
- Vikings defensive coordinator George Edwards is pleased with the progress he’s seen from Trae Waynes and Mackensie Alexander.
— Minnesota Vikings (@Vikings) May 21, 2017
FEATURES & ANALYSIS
Minnesota Vikings analysis articles, feature stories and columns
- NFL.com’s Max Meyer provided insight on Michael Floyd’s support system via Mike Zimmer. The article includes an awesome video of Floyd’s best plays of 2016.
- Matthew Coller at 1500 ESPN wrote how it won’t be easy for the Vikings to sustain defensive excellence.
- Gary Davenport of Bleacher Report predicted wide receiver Jarius Wright could be cut this offseason. VT’s Sean Borman had a similar projection.
- Pro Football Focus posted these interesting stats:
— PFF (@PFF) January 9, 2017
AROUND THE NFL
Notable NFL news, reports, updates and analysis
- Another Concussiongate development: According to NBC Sports, Calvin Johnson said he hid concussion from doctors.
- Also regarding Johnson, ESPN said the former Lion did not like the way he was treated by the team on his way out.
- Max Meyer at NFL.com looked at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers position battle at kicker between Roberto Aguayo and Nick Folk.
- Details emerged on Jamaal Charles’ contract with the Broncos, courtesy of Pro Football Rumors.
- According to NFL Trade Rumors the Jaguars worked out veteran cornerback Alterraun Verner.
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