Vikings general manager Rick Spielman says he's excited with how the off-season has gone so far, but he knows the Vikings have to do a good job "identifying" players in the draft. The main goal is to build the team through the draft.
Acclaimed investigative podcast 'In the Dark' canceled by American Public Media
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Former KARE 11 intern returning as station's newest anchor
Morgan Wolfe makes her full-time debut next week.
Former MN teacher charged for knocking student's tooth out with hockey stick
Kimberly June Neubauer has been charged with third-degree assault and is no longer a teacher at Princeton Public Schools.
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Property owners asked to monitor river shorelines in ongoing search for Elle Ragin
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Over 100 shots fired in Brooklyn Center, no injuries reported
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New 'Big Brother' season includes a Minnesota attorney
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Man, 34, dies after being found unresponsive in grain bin
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Laser pointed at plane descending into MSP Airport
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Vikings' Spielman remains patient as he builds for a successful future
While fans are growing frustrated with the Vikings failure to sign big-name free agents, general manager Rick Spielman says, "Give us time to put this roster together. We're not only putting it together for 2012. We're building this roster to be able to maintain this roster over the next three, four, five years."
Spielman open to trading third pick
Vikings general manager Rick Spielman is still open to trading the third pick in the NFL draft, according to Pro Football Weekly. There's no telling when a trade could go down, but if a deal arises on draft day, he'll be prepared to pull the trigger on a trade or make a pick when the Vikings go on the clock April 26th.
Powers: Spielman is wrong man for the Vikings' general manager job
Tom Powers of the Pioneer Press doesn't think the Vikings made the right choice by promoting Rick Spielman from vice president of player personnel to general manager. He writes that the move creates about as much excitement as "28 floors worth of elevator music."
Spielman explains the Vikings' new chain-of-command
If you don't quite understand the Vikings' new power structure, this post is for you. Rick Spielman, as acting general manager, makes the call on free agents and the draft. Head coach Leslie Frazier will handle the coaching staff. However, Spielman is accountable for everything.
Spielman 'excited' about Vikings' future, compares Ponder to Brees and Manning
In an interview with the Pioneer Press, Vikings general manager Rick Spielman says, "We're very excited about where our team is going forward." Spielman also did some number-crunching and found that Christian Ponder's rookie statistics were similar to the likes of Drew Brees and Eli Manning.
Vikings, Spielman preparing for youth movement to stay competitive
Vikings' general manager Rick Spielman says there is a lot of pressure to turn things around quickly following a 3-13 season, but he isn't willing to mortgage the future for a quick fix. Spielman also knows finding younger players is a must to stay competitive for the long haul.
Spielman thinks Peterson is on a mission to be better than he was prior to injury
Vikings general manager Rick Spielman says Adrian Peterson is on a mission to "prove to everybody he’s a better Adrian Peterson than he was before the injury.” Spielman says Peterson is a "freak athletically" and it's helping him come back quickly from the torn ACL he suffered last December.
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