Jayron Kearse said 'No' when asked if he has a future with the Vikings

The safety has since addressed his tweet.
Author:
Publish date:
Jayron Kearse

It's been a rollercoaster month for Minnesota Vikings safety Jayron Kearse. 

"Do the Vikings have a place in your future?" a Twitter used asked Kearse, who moments earlier tweeted "Excited for my future." 

Kearse responded to the query with a one word answer: "No." 

Just over 24 hours later, Kearse was on the field making numerous big plays to help the Vikings complete a comeback win over the Broncos. After trailing 20-0 at the half, Minnesota rallied for a 27-23 victory, with Kearse drawing praise from teammates for his coverage in the end zone as Denver threatened to score late in the fourth quarter. 

After the game, Kearse suggested that he wasn't thinking straight when he tweeted the response. 

“Just the thoughts in my head and just the things I was going through and thinking, to have a talk with Anthony Harris right before the game was really big,” Kearse said, according to the Star Tribune. “I can’t thank him enough.”

It's not clear why Kearse responded to the tweet the way he did, but if there was anything to be upset about it could very well have been the fact that Kearse didn't replace Harris in the starting lineup. Instead, the Vikings gave Andrew Sendjo, who signed earlier in the week, the starting no. 

Sendejo came up with a big interception late in the first half, so the plan looks good in hindsight. 

All of this drama comes on the heels of Kearse being charged with five misdemeanors following a DWI arrest Oct. 27. 

Kearse is due to become an unrestricted free agent after the season. 

Next Up

Sylvia Fowles

Phoenix, Minnesota live up to the hype in WNBA opener

Diana Taurasi hit the game-winning shot with 1.1 seconds to play.

Josh Donaldson

Oakland smacks four home runs to extend Twins' horrific start

The A's handed the Twins a 6-1 loss on Friday night.

Hy-Vee

Spring Lake Park Hy-Vee to open by the end of May

A dozen Hy-Vee stores are now located in the Twin Cities metro area.

PXG Store Manager Derek Holmes Qualifies for the PGA Championship

Minnesota golf store manager qualifies for PGA Championship

No word if he'll have to burn some vacation days to play in the PGA Championship!

police tape, crime scene

Bemidji police: 21 shots fired after 'verbal exchange' on street

Investigators say they are still searching for those responsible.

FLickr - COVID-19 vaccination - Commander, U.S. Naval Forces

As mask mandates end, vaccine disparities come to the fore

Vaccination rates in Minnesota vary widely along racial and ethnic lines.

House for sale

5 reasons things are tough for first-time homebuyers

The market for entry level homes in the Twin Cities is extremely tight.

general mills

General Mills to buy pet treats business from Tyson Foods for $1.2B

The Golden Valley company will add a number of meat treats to its portfolio.

Related

Jayron Kearse

Jayron Kearse says Vikings don't appreciate him enough

The 25-year-old safety suggested that he doesn't want to return in 2020.

Jayron Kearse

Charges reveal arrest details of Vikings safety Jayron Kearse

Kearse was arrested early Sunday morning for driving drunk in Minneapolis.

Jayron Kearse

Vikings' Jayron Kearse arrested Sunday morning on suspicion of two charges

The Vikings defensive back was arrested on Sunday morning on suspicion of DUI and possessing a firearm without a permit.

Adam Thielen

Vikings injury report: Thielen in, Mattison out

Thielen is finally ready to play after suffering a hamstring injury in October.

Cousins has a funny problem with the high school he lives near

Cousins is irked by the football helmet in the Rosemount school district.

Adrian Peterson

Reports: Adrian Peterson in debt, 'taken advantage of by those he trusted'

Peterson has earned more than $100 million during his career.

Cris Carter

Why has Cris Carter disappeared from FOX?

Carter hasn't appeared on "First Things First" since last Wednesday.

Adam Thielen

Injury report: Thielen won't play unless he's 100 percent

The Pro Bowl wide receiver has been battling a hamstring injury.