Vikings RE Everson Griffen is recovering from a torn labrum in his shoulder.
Vikings RE Everson Griffen has been named the NFC Defensive Player of the Week for Week 17.
Vikings RE Everson Griffen (shoulder) is questionable for Week 15.
Vikings RE Everson Griffen underwent heart-related tests after checking into a hospital Sunday morning.
Vikings RE Everson Griffen (illness) is inactive for Week 6 against the Chiefs.
Vikings re-signed RE Everson Griffen to a five-year, $42.5 million contract with $20 million guaranteed.
Coach Mike Zimmer said the Vikings "have not talked about (franchise) tags at all" regarding free agent DE Everson Griffen.
The Minneapolis Star-Tribune suggests free agent DE Everson Griffen as a franchise tag candidate for the Vikings.
ESPN Vikings blogger Ben Goessling suggests free agent DE Everson Griffen could opt for a short-term deal.
ESPN reports impending free agent DE Everson Griffen hasn't had any recent contract discussions with the Vikings.
Vikings DE Everson Griffen says the team has offered him a contract extension but it "wasn't in the ballpark."
The Vikings' best four defensive linemen -- Everson Griffin, Jared Allen, Kevin Williams, and Brian Robison -- are all entering contract years in 2013.
The Vikings have shifted LB Everson Griffen back to defensive end.
According to Vikings coach Leslie Frazier, converted DE Everson Griffen has been "kind of sporadic" at linebacker.