Chris Tomasson, Pioneer Press

Chris Tomasson

Pioneer Press

Twin Cities, MN, United States

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Recent:
  • Pioneer Press
  • inforum
Past:
  • Duluth News Tribune
  • Brainerd Dispatch
  • L.A. Daily News

Recent articles by Chris:

Vikings’ Kevin O’Connell wants to be more than ‘just an offensive coach’

O’Connell was an NFL quarterback and an offensive assistant in the league for seven years before being named head coach of the Vikings. → Read More

Vikings’ Eric Kendricks ‘excited’ about new coach Kevin O’Connell, direction of team

Kendricks didn’t mince words when he spoke about what type of culture was needed after coach Mike Zimmer was fired. → Read More

Za’Darius Smith fired up about Vikings opening season against former team Green Bay – Twin Cities

When the Vikings announced last week that they will open the season against Green Bay, Za’Darius Smith tweeted an emoji of a pair of eyes. The outside linebacker spent the last three seasons with t… → Read More

Vikings sign undrafted rookie William Kwenkeu, release Tuf Borland

Linebacker signs with Minnesota after taking part in rookie minicamp as a tryout player → Read More

Vikings hire Demitrius Washington as vice president of football operations

Washington is considered an analytics expert and previously worked with Vikings GM Kwesi Adofo-Mensah with 49ers → Read More

Vikings rookie Brian Asamoah proud to share Ghanaian heritage with GM Kwesi Adofo-Mensah

The Vikings general manager hugged the linebacker when they met for the first time at rookie minicamp → Read More

Vikings won’t sign QB Brett Hundley following conclusion of rookie minicamp – Twin Cities

The veteran took part in practices Friday and Saturday as a tryout player. → Read More

DT Jaylen Twyman ‘blessed’ to be back with Vikings after being shot four times last June – Twin Cities

Defensive tackle has returned for offseason drills after spending all of 2021 on the non-football injury list → Read More

Veteran QB Brett Hundley a tryout player at Vikings rookie minicamp

The last time Brett Hundley threw an NFL pass in Minnesota, he had taken over for an injured Aaron Rodgers in Green Bay’s 2017 game at U.S. Bank Stadium. → Read More

Rookie safety Lewis Cine told to take charge at Vikings rookie minicamp

Cine, 22, barked out instructions on the first day of the two-day minicamp at the TCO Performance Center to eight other defensive backs → Read More

Rookie safety Lewis Cine told to take charge at Vikings rookie minicamp

Minnesota coach Kevin O’Connell wanted the first-round draft pick to display leadership skills in his first workout → Read More

Vikings officially sign sixth-round pick Vederian Lowe

Tackle from Illinois had agreed to terms on a four-year, $3.86 million deal Thursday → Read More

Vikings sign five draftees, including Gophers’ Esezi Otomewo, make Lewis Cine deal official – Twin Cities

Otomewo became the first Gophers player drafted by the Vikings since linebacker Nate Triplett went in the fifth round in 2010. → Read More

Vikings to host Patriots on Thanksgiving night

The Vikings will play on Thanksgiving once again this fall, but it won’t be at Detroit or Dallas. → Read More

Vikings seventh-round draft pick Nick Muse agrees to contract terms

Muse will get a four-year, $3.77 million contract with a signing bonus of $106,933 and will count $731,733 on the 2022 cap. → Read More

Rookie safety Lewis Cine will wear No. 16 for Vikings after all

First-round pick from Georgia was given No. 6 when introduced by Vikings, saying his college number of 16 was then unavailable. → Read More

Vikings might have gotten ‘a big steal’ in athletic, undrafted edge rusher Luiji Vilain – Twin Cities

The edge rusher wasn’t selected out of Wake Forest in last month’s draft before signing with Minnesota → Read More

Vikings to play at Philadelphia on Monday Night Football in Week 2

The Eagles will play host to Minnesota for the first time since the Vikings’ 23-21 win in October 2018 → Read More

Vikings to sign undrafted Oklahoma kicker Gabe Brkic to compete with Greg Joseph

Holdover Minnesota kicker recently signed $2.433 million tender as restricted free agent but it’s not guaranteed → Read More

Vikings heading to London to play Saints on Oct. 2

For the third time in 10 seasons, the Vikings are heading to London for a regular-season game → Read More