NFL State of the Franchise: All 32 Teams

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Dec 1, 2013; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson (28) against the Chicago Bears at Mall of America Field at H.H.H. Metrodome. The Vikings defeated the Bears 23-20 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports


  • C/G Joe Berger
  • QB Shaun Hill
  • RB Matt Asiata
  • Tom Johnson

Free Agency Period Trade

  • Trade QB Matt Cassel to Buffalo Bills for draft picks
  • Trade 5th-round pick to Miami Dolphins for WR Mike Wallace and 7th-round pick


  • Cowboys sign ILB Jasper Brinkley
  • Bills sign FB Jerome Felton
  • Raiders sign QB Christian Ponder

Draft Picks

  • CB Trea Waynes
  • ILB Eric Kendricks
  • DE Danielle Hunter
  • OT T.J. Clemmings
  • TE MyCole Pruitt
  • WR Stephon Diggs
  • OT Tyrus Thompson
  • DE B.J. Dubose
  • OT Austin Shepherd

State of the Franchise: Ascending

The Minnesota Vikings are a contender in the making with quarterback Teddy Bridgewater coming back with Adrian Peterson. And having deep threat Mike Wallace to go with it will make their offense pretty hard to stop. Then the bring back a good defense with a corner added to the other side of Xavier Rhodes plus the run defense was addressed.

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