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."
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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.
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 explains why he was promoted following a disasterous 3-13 season
Rick Spielman joined NBC's Pro Football Live Wednesday to discuss being promoted to general manager of the Vikings. Spielman says he was promoted after a 3-13 season because Vikings' ownership believes in his body of work. He also says the Vikings can build a foundation of success by putting good players around the quarterback and playing good defense.
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.
Rick Spielman explains why the Vikings released Ryan Longwell
Rick Spielman says the decision to release Ryan Longwell, "fits in with everything else we were honed in on this offseason." Specifically, getting better and younger. The Vikings' GM also wanted to give Longwell a fair chance at finding another kicking opportunity.
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