Former Viking QB Daunte Culpepper injured his non-throwing hand in a car accident Wednesday night. Said Daunte:
"No big deal except for the fact that some guy ran into the back of my 1975 convertible Caprice Classic. I got a contusion on the top of my left hand and X-rays were negative. I am fine."
The Jacksonville Jaguars will be relieved to hear that Daunte’s okay, since they seem poised to sign him. Jaguars.com reports that the team has released injured S Donavon Darius, perhaps clearing cap-room for Culpepper. Also, according to Ultimate Jaguars Newsroom, Jacksonville QB David Garrard has said the team is bringing in Culpepper to have a look at him.
The Vikings have signed former Gopher WR Paris Hamilton. He is said to be very fast. As far as we know, he does not have a sex-tape.
In other Vikings receiver news, track-star Todd Lowber is beginning to generate some good buzz after solid showings in drills. “In some instances, he’s starting to look like a player,” said receivers coach George Stewart. And the rest of the time he looks like a prune Danish?
Palestine, Texas, the home town of Viking rookie Adrian Peterson, will hold “Adrian Peterson Day” on June 23. There will reportedly be a parade, and I’m certain some kind of punch will be served at some point.
Fantasy Football Weekly is set to release its 2007 guide soon – and the publication is not high on the Vikings. Tarvaris Jackson comes in at no. 28 among QBs, while Adrian Peterson and Chester Taylor rank 24 and 31 respectively at RB (the fact that they’ll be splitting time has no doubt adversely affected their positions). It gets even worse when you look at receiver – rookie Sidney Rice gets the highest ranking there, no. 56, while Troy Williamson and Bobby Wade are listed at 66 and 78. That is way too high for Williamson.