Vikings Training Camp

Vikings Rookies Lean on Veterans For 1st Preseason Game Guidance

MINNESOTA, MN— The Vikings play their first preseason game tonight against the New Orleans Saints. This game can be proving grounds for many of the rookies. After, the game the Vikings coaching staff will shorten the roster significantly within the next week If a rookie comes out a lays an egg that could mean he is going to be cleaning out…

KDLT AT VIKINGS TRAINING CAMP-Barr Happy To Be Back In Minnesota

Four-Time All-Pro Returns After Spurning Jets

EAGAN, MN  —  The Minnesota Vikings play their first preseason next week and are certainly happy to have Anthony Barr back in purple after it appeared he would be gone just a few months ago. After speculation that he’d be leaving as a free agent during much of the 2018 season, the sixth year linebacker changed his mind about signing…

Humble C.J. Ham Could Get Bigger Role For Minnesota Vikings In 2019

Enters As Starting Fullback For Third Straight Year

EAGAN, MN  —  It’s been a while since C.J. Ham was catching a lot of passes for at team named the Vikings. “I mean at Augie I caught a lot! Whatever is asked, I’m ready to do it.” Minnesota Vikings FB C.J. Ham says. It’s only seems like a long time since the Augustana alum was scratching and clawing just…

SDSU’s Pupungatoa Living the Dream in Vikes Camp

SDSU's Pupungatoa Living the Dream in Vikes Camp

EAGAN, MN… Wisconsin native and life long Green Bay Packer fan Sepestiano Pupungatoa never grew up imagining he’d wear Minnesota Vikings purple. Tiano Pupungatoa, Former SDSU OL says:”It is kind of an ironic deal that I’m with the Vikings, but I couldn’t ask for a better opportunity. Tiano, for short, has gotten used to making switches since he came to South…

Rudolph & Smith Jr. Could Give Vikings A Dangerous TE Tandem

Alabama Rookie Looks Forward To Veteran Rudolph's Mentoring

EAGAN, MN  —  Part of the reason the Minnesota Vikings drafted Alabama tight end Irv Smith Jr. In the second round last year was the potential that they were going to lose starter Kyle Rudolph due to a contract dispute. Instead Rudolph ended up signing an extension with the Vikings, which could mean double trouble for opposing defenses this year….

Vikings Count On Rookie Bradbury To Be Man In The Middle Of Revamped Offensive Line

Rookies Expected To Start At Center

EAGAN, MN  —  Over the last three years you’ll get a read on how good the Minnesota Vikings by looking at the performance of their offensive line. At their best they made the NFC Championship game in 2017.  At their worst, they couldn’t even make the playoff in 2016 and 18. So it’s easy to see why that unit is…

KDLT AT VIKINGS TRAINING CAMP-Minnesota Hopes Patience With Proven Core Brings Them Back To Championship Form

Vikings Keep Continuity....For Now

EAGAN, MN —  In the win-now NFL patience is a virtue. And so is talent. Which is why the Minnesota Vikings didn’t make drastic changes to their roster despite falling well short of Super Bowl expectations last year, believing that a second season under Kirk Cousins, combined with the continuity of a core group that’s played together for several years,…

KDLT AT VIKINGS TRAINING CAMP-Vikings Keep The Band Together As SDSU Alum Seeks To Work His Way In

Former Jackrabbit Tiano Pupungatoa Signed As A Rookie Free Agent

EAGAN, MN. —  Despite falling well short of their Super Bowl expectations in 2018, the Minnesota Viking organization didn’t make sweeping changes and kept the core of the team intact.  The players will look to justify that confidence by showing that keeping continuity will lead them to the places they thought they’d go in last season. Several of those core…

KDLT AT VIKINGS TRAINING CAMP-Expectations Don’t Change For Vikings Or Augustana Alum CJ Ham

Minnesota Holds First Full Squad Practice

EAGAN, MN. — One year ago it was impossible not to marvel at the Minnesota Vikings new training camp home, TCO Performance Center, as well as the collection of talent on the roster that had everyone talking Super Bowl. One year later a little of the shine is off this building and a lot of shine came off the team after…

Vikings Preparing For First Full Squad Practice Of Training Camp

Check Out KDLT Tomorrow For Reports From Eagan

EAGAN, MN  — Football season begins in earnest tomorrow as the Minnesota Vikings report to training camp. Rookies and other select players have been practicing in Eagan since Tuesday and tomorrow will be the first full squad practices.  KDLT Sports’ Zach Borg will be there with reports tomorrow at 5, 6 and 10. Training camp isn’t exactly the highlight of any…

Vikings Sign Former Jackrabbit Tiano Pupungatoa

Pupungatoa & Other Rookies Begin Training Camp Tomorrow

EAGAN, MN  —  The Minnesota Vikings have a history of mining talent from FCS and Division Two schools in Minnesota and the Dakotas and, as they head to training camp this week, they hope they’ve found another diamond in the rough in former South Dakota State Jackrabbit Tiano Pupungatoa. The Vikings announcing today that they’ve signed the former All-American guard…

Minnesota Vikings To Open Training Camp July 26th

16 Practices Open To Public

Eagan, Minn. (June 20, 2019) – The 59th Training Camp in Minnesota Vikings history and the 2nd hosted at Twin Cities Orthopedics Performance Center will open to the public on Friday, July 26, when full-team practices begin at the 2019 Verizon Vikings Training Camp. A total of 16 practices will be open, and fans will find new entertainment elements &…

Relationships With Reiff & Cousins Help Compton Get Comfortable With Vikings

USD Alum In Seventh NFL Season

EAGAN, MN  —  Former Coyote Tom Compton is in Vikings Training Camp to begin his seventh NFL season.  Though he’s a newcomer on his hometown team, Tom has plenty of common ground with his new teammates. He got to know new quarterback Kirk Cousins well when the two roomed together as rookies in 2012 and played together in Washington through 2015. …

O’Gorman Alum Cedrick Lang Takes Improbable Path To Minnesota Vikings

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EAGAN, MN  —  Cedrick Lang knows how long the odds are of making an NFL roster. “I’m definitely finding that out.  It’s part of the process.  Some guys get cut four or five times before they stick with a team and you bounce around and it’s not easy on your family, but it’s a process.”  Lang says. When you realize just…

USD Alum Tom Compton Joins Parkston Native Riley Reiff On Vikings Offensive Line

Native Minnesota Has Strong Relationship With Kirk Cousins Dating Back To Rookie Year In Washington

EAGAN, MN  — If you’re a fan of, or have watched, college and prep football in the state of South Dakota, the Minnesota Vikings have some familiar faces in training camp this year.  Among the five local alums in camp is a fan favorite down in Vermillion, USD alum Tom Compton. Six seasons after the former Coyote was taken in the…

Confident C.J. Ham Enters Second Season As Vikings Starting Fullback

Augustana Alum In Third Year With Organization

EAGAN, MN  —  Augustana alum C.J. Ham makes it a point never to be satisfied. None the less, he enters his third training camp with the Vikings having found a niche. Just two years after signing as an undrafted free agent, Ham seems firmly entrenched as the Vikings fullback.  He played in all 18 regular and postseason games last season. …

Vikings Looking To Live Up To The Hype In 2018

Minnesota Fell One Game Short Of Super Bowl Last Year

EAGAN, MN  —  Though every NFL team enters the season with the obvious goal of making it to, and winning, the Super Bowl, there are only a few that realistically have a chance to do so. Which is why the hype and high expectations surrounding the 2018 edition of the Minnesota Vikings seems justified after they fell just one win…

Vikings Hold First Full Squad Practices Of Training Camp

Minnesota Enters 2018 With High Expectations

EAGAN, MN. —  For the first time in 2018 the full Minnesota Vikings football team took the field as the Vikings held their first full squad practice of training camp.  Click on the video viewer to watch our 6 PM report! Categories: National Sports, Sports, Sports Top Story, Vikings Training Camp Tags: Minnesota Vikings, Training Camp