Police and Mental Health Professionals Called Out to Home of Minnesota Vikings DL Everson Griffen After Posting Disturbing Videos and Text Messages to Instagram

Everson Griffen brandishes a gun in a concerning video. / Everson Griffen

Vikings defensive lineman Everson Griffen posted a series of disturbing text messages and videos to his Instagram early Wednesday.

The screengrabs included texts with his agent in which he said someone was trying to kill him.

Everson Griffen brandishes a gun in a concerning video. / Everson Griffen

“Vikings representatives and the team’s mental health professionals have been on-site at Everson Griffen’s home since early this morning and are cooperating with law enforcement,” the team said in a statement. “Our only concern at this time is the safety and well-being of Everson and his family. We will have further comment at the appropriate time.”

Everson Griffen texted his agent that people are trying to kill him.

Griffen posted a video in which he said that people were trying to “pop [him],” and displayed a weapon.

“I still got clips left,” he says in the video. “This is my gun … registered to me, I bought all my bullets around town, (Vikings running back) Dalvin Cook helped me purchase this gun. It all belongs to me.”

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SOURCE: New York Post, Ryan Glasspiegel

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