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Update On Draft Pick Signings; QB Webb Signs

Posted by Mike Wobschall on July 28, 2010 – 12:09 pm

With training camp only 2 days away, now is the time for any remaining unsigned picks to put pen to paper on their rookie deals. To date, 3 Vikings have officially signed their contracts – FB Ryan D’Imperio, LB Nate Triplett and QB Joe Webb, who just signed his deal today.

There are several reports out there indicating that other Vikings rookies have signed their deal. And while those reports likely have validity to them, we can’t officially confirm a signing until pen meets paper. Once that happens, we’ll post it here on the blog.

In the meantime, here’s an update on some of the reports regarding Vikings draft picks and their contracts…

DE Everson Griffen – According to ESPN.com’s Kevin Seifert, Griffen has agreed to terms with the Vikings.

OL Chris DeGeare – Our friends at the Star Tribune are citing NFL sources as saying DeGeare and the Vikings have agreed to terms.

TE Mickey Shuler – The website http://www.nationalfootballpost.com cited a source as saying Shuler has agreed to terms.

That leaves 2nd rounders CB Chris Cook and RB Toby Gerhart, both of whom I expect will be to camp on time. We’ll update this list when appropriate, so stay tuned.


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Single-Game Ticket Sales, New TV Spots Begin Today For Vikings

Posted by Mike Wobschall on July 28, 2010 – 5:51 am

The Vikings 1st practice of training camp may be 2 days away, but there’s a way you can whet your appetite for Vikings football today. Single-game tickets go on sale later this morning and the Vikings are also launching a new ad campaign today, which includes TV and radio spots as well as billboard advertising.

Single-game tickets go on sale at 10:00 a.m. CT and can be purchased at vikings.com, ticketmaster.com or by calling 800-745-3000.

With this being the 50th season in Vikings history, the new ad campaign features a blend of throwback and current images. There will be 5 different “spots” included in the campaign, with 3 of them being released today and 2 more at a later date. The 3 spots being released today center around great Vikings fans, kickoff returners and RBs.

If you’d like to view the new ads right now instead of waiting to see them on TV or hear them on the radio, click on the appropriate links below…

2010 Tickets Commercial – Fans
2010 Tickets Commercial – Kickoff Return
2010 Tickets Commercial – RBs


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