Tagged: minnesota vikings

Vikings' Greg Childs Says Dual Injury Isn't Deterrent

by Dave Campbell, AP Pro Football Writer 10/9/2012 8:27 am

Greg Childs happily walked through Minnesota's locker room. It was a stiff stroll, but the wide receiver walked without assistance, proudly updating his progress and promising to be back on the field for 2013 despite a ruptured patellar tendon in each of his knees that ended his rookie year before it began.

Jim's Notebook: McEnroe Visits Burns Park; Daly Rocks At Reno Open; Childs Waived

by Jim Harris 8/6/2012 2:15 pm

Jim Harris previews Patrick McEnroe's visit to North Little Rock, updates Greg Childs' post-injury status in Minnesota and reviews John Daly's big weekend at the Reno-Tahoe Open.

Minnesota Vikings

by Tre Baker 8/6/2012 9:38 am

Gregg Childs' injury could bring his career to its knees.

Knee Injuries End Rookie Season For Former Razorback Childs In Vikings Training Camp

by Chris Bahn 8/6/2012 8:53 am

Coaches and players were hoping for the best when Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Greg Childs was injured after going for a ball in the end zone during a recent scrimmage. They were hopeful Childs, who went down clutching both knees and was carted off the field, would be able to make a quick return. Childs won’t be back soon. The Vikings confirmed Childs tore patellar tendons in both knees and will undergo surgery. His rookie season, off to a promising start in camp, is finished.

Bahn: Minnesota Vikings' Wright, Childs Just The Latest Receiver Greats From Warren

by Chris Bahn 5/1/2012 1:45 pm

Don’t bother looking for a Wal-Mart in the south Arkansas town of Warren. To find one of those you have to drive 20 or so miles east to Monticello. Same thing with a local movie theater. Warren doesn’t have one of those either. Know what the South Arkansas town of 6,000 does have? A history of producing great college wide receivers and two of the top 150 draft picks in the recent NFL Draft. Former Arkansas Razorbacks and Warren teammates Jarius Wright and Greg Childs were fourth-round picks by the Minnesota Vikings, further establishing Warren’s tradition as a hotbed for wide receiver talent in Arkansas.

Ryan Mallett Sees NFL Success Ahead For Recently Drafted Razorback Receivers

by Chris Bahn 5/1/2012 10:25 am

New England Patriots quarterback Ryan Mallett spent three years throwing to Joe Adams, Jarius Wright and Greg Childs. Mallett was their college quarterback in 2009 and 2010. He redshirted in 2008, but still had the opportunity to be around the trio, all of whom were drafted in the fourth round of this year’s draft. Having that sort of knowledge of Adams, Wright and Childs, plus a year in the NFL, Mallett told ArkansasSports360.com he believes the three can be successful at the next level.

Bahn: Wright, Childs Continue Journey Together From Warren To Minnesota Vikings

by Chris Bahn 4/29/2012 12:45 pm

Greg Childs and Jarius Wright had begun preparing themselves for the end. It was inevitable that their time as teammates would be over, even as the friendship remained. Well, not yet. The former Arkansas and Warren High teammates are not broken up yet.

Minnesota Vikings Take Razorback Receiver Greg Childs In Fourth Round

by Chris Bahn 4/28/2012 1:16 pm

Former Arkansas wide receiver Greg Childs was picked 134th overall by the Minnesota Vikings in the NFL Draft. Childs was the fourth Arkansas player taken and third Razorback wide receiver. He joins former Razorback Jarius Wright in Minnesota. Wright and Adams also played together at Warren High School.

Former Razorback Jarius Wright Selected In Fourth Round By Minnesota Vikings

by Chris Bahn 4/28/2012 12:26 pm

Former Arkansas wide receiver Jarius Wright was the 118th pick of the NFL Draft, going to the Minnesota Vikings in the fourth round. Wright was the third Razorback picked in the draft, following defensive end Jake Bequette (New England Patriots) and receiver Joe Adams (Carolina Panthers).


by Tre Baker 10/6/2011 9:01 am

Vikings WR Bernard Berrian gets into a tweet-off with a Minnesota legislator.

Tyrell Johnson

by 9/21/2011 8:54 am

Former Arkansas State player arrested for DWI in Minneapolis.

Rhett Bomar

by Tre Baker 8/8/2011 9:07 am

Former UCA foe gets caught on the streets of Mankato and charged with a DWI.

Demarcus Love

by Tre Baker 7/22/2011 9:41 am

The Minnesota Vikings are falling for this former Razorback.

Packers 'Surprised' D.J. Williams Available, Pick Former UA Tight End In Fifth Round

by Chris Bahn 5/1/2011 10:09 am

Former Arkansas tight end D.J. Williams was too good for the Green Bay Packers to pass up in the fifth round. Williams’ lack of size (6-2, 251) for a true tight end was seen as an issue for some teams but he still figured to be gone by the time the Packers got to the 141st overall pick in the fifth round. He was still available and the Packers, who have a number of tight ends on the roster, felt Williams was too good to pass up.

Non-Stop Travel 'Fun' During Draft Process For Former Razorback QB Ryan Mallett

by Chris Bahn 3/31/2011 3:14 pm

Ryan Mallett has impressed NFL teams with his arm on multiple occasions. They’ve seen tape of him from games and witnessed his workouts at Arkansas’ pro day and the NFL Scouting Combine. Mallett’s task the next two weeks is to impress teams in other ways. He’ll rack up thousands of miles as he has individual meetings with teams across the country.

Minnesota Vikings

by Tre Baker 2/11/2011 7:50 am

Team wants a new stadium, gets a new roof.

Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome

by Tre Baker 12/13/2010 9:01 am

But inflatable roofs are forever!

Minnesota Vikings

by Tre Baker 12/6/2010 9:22 am

Favre falls, but T-Jack shines.

Dan Hampton

by Tre Baker 9/7/2010 8:33 am

Veering from one offensive comment to another, Dan Hampton doesn't swerve from controversy.

Brett Favre

by Tre Baker 8/4/2010 9:07 am

Let. Go.