Everson Griffen RUMORS & NEWS

  • Everson Griffen in a “good place” and back to being himself

    ESPN "Everson Griffen offered an introspective look at his life over the past few months and discussed the difficulties that came with returning to the field while dealing with personal issues related to his mental health. At the start of offseason workouts, the Minnesota Vikings defensive..." April 16

  • Report: Vikings Tried to Trade Everson Griffen for Kevin Zeitler

    Daily Norseman "The Vikings completed a contract restructure for Everson Griffen last month, but apparently that wasn’t all the Vikings front office had in mind for Griffen. Local Vikings beat writers Andrew Krammer and Ben Goessling reported recently that the..." April 10

  • Everson Griffen stays with Vikings on restructured deal

    NFL.com "Everson Griffen will remain with Minnesota Vikings after all. Minnesota struck a deal with the defensive end at a reduced rate just in time to keep him on the team, a source told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. Griffen will earn around $8 million in 2019 as part of his new deal, a..." March 14

  • Vikings have submitted restructure offer to Everson Griffen

    247 Sports "Everson Griffen is seeing his name being brought up as a possible cap casualty as the Minnesota Vikings look for ways to free up salary cap space for the 2019 offseason. Those rumors are not unfounded, as it appears the front office is drawing a bit of a line in the sand about the future..." March 13

  • Everson Griffen’s Roster Spot Uncertain?

    Pro Football Rumors "Thought to be the high-profile member of the Vikings’ defensive core that received his money elsewhere, Anthony Barr is staying in Minnesota. The linebacker’s $13.5MM-AAV deal, however, may force another homegrown talent out. Everson Griffen‘s deal may soon..." March 12

  • Report: Mike Zimmer Trying to Prevent Vikings From Cutting Everson Griffen

    12 Up "Everson Griffen may be moving on from Minnesota this offseason, but not if head coach Mike Zimmer has any say in the matter. Griffen, a defensive captain for the Vikings, has been a franchise cornerstone on a defense that has evolved into one of the NFL's best. However,..." March 07

  • Everson Griffen's contract puts his status with Vikings in question for 2019

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "The Vikings were hailed for their proactiveness when they signed Everson Griffen to a new deal before the 2017 season, locking up the defensive end through the 2022 season even though he had two years left on his existing deal. While the contract did extend the marriage between the Vikings and..." February 06

  • Vikings DE Everson Griffen to play after missing five games

    ESPN "The Minnesota Vikings have announced that defensive end Everson Griffen will return to the team's lineup for Sunday's game against the New Orleans Saints after being inactive the past five games. Griffen returned to practice Wednesday after spending time away from the team to..." October 26