Rick Spielman

Spielman Has 100% Belief in Ponder
Viking General Manager Rick Spielman said this week "I have full, 100 percent belief that Christian Ponder's going to be our quarterback heading into the future." Spielman made that statement Wednesday. Ponder is in his first full season as the starting quarterback for the Vikings. …
Vikings’ Spielman Has No Interest In Trading Harvin
Viking General Manager Rick Spielman says the team has no interest in trading receiver Percy Harvin despite his reported request for trade on Wednesday morning. Harvin reportedly requested a trade this week from the team for unspecified reasons. Harvin tweeted Wednesday night that the reason isn&a…
NFL Draft Tonight; Vikings Slated To Draft #3
The 1st round of the NFL Draft will take place tonight in New York. Indianapolis has the first pick and is expected to pick quarterback Andrew Luck of Stanford. Washington has the 2nd pick and is expected to chose quarterback Robert Griffin III of Baylor. The Vikings have the 3rd pick and will ch…
Vikings Narrow Choice To One of 3; Goodell Comes to Minnesota
Viking General Manager Rick Spielman indicated Thursday that the Vikings have narrowed their choice for the #3 overall pick in the first round of next Thursday's NFL draft to one of 3 players. The 3 players are LSU cornerback Morris Claiborne, USC offensive tackle Matt Kalil, and Oklahoma Stat…
Vikings Name Spielman General Manager
The Vikings announced Tuesday that Rick Spielman has been promoted from Vice President of Player Personnel to General Manager. Spielman has had input on personnel decisions but will now be responsible for all personnel decisions. Spielman has headed up the Vikings draft since 2006.
Vikings Get Set For Draft; Quarterbacks Are A Focus
The NFL draft will take place this week Thursday-Saturday. The first round will be Thursday night starting at 7pm with Carolina holding the first pick. The Vikings have the 12th overall pick in the first round. Minnesota has 1 2nd round pick, 1 4th round selection and 2 picks in the 5th, 6th and …