Vikings DE Everson Griffen getting therapy after 911 simply call prompted reaction

Griffen originally refused to occur out of his Minnetrista dwelling Wednesday, and posts to his social media prompted a reaction from law enforcement.

Law enforcement instructed 5 EYEWITNESS News the 11-hour situation ended peacefully.

The team’s basic manager, Rick Spielman, and the Vikings psychological health and fitness crew went to Griffen’s property as soon as they discovered out that Griffen was struggling.

“We’re incredibly…experience quite, very blessed that we bought the outcome we did right now to get him the assistance that he requirements,” Spielman reported. “Our selection a single problem is Everson, Tiffany and his spouse and children. How significantly we adore them. And how a great deal they are a component of this household.”

Police say Griffen was at his home when he called 911 at 3 a.m. Wednesday morning, declaring an individual was within his dwelling.

Video demonstrating Griffen with a pistol in his hand was posted to his social media. In other posts, Griffen requested for enable, indicating men and women ended up making an attempt to eliminate him.

When regulation enforcement responded, they reported they ended up unable to find an intruder. Griffen inevitably arrived out of his property.

Griffen returned to the Vikings this time following shelling out final year enjoying for Dallas and Detroit.

5 EYEWITNESS Information is explained to 1 reason he arrived back again to Minnesota was due to the fact of the psychological wellbeing services the Vikings presented.

“We are only worried about his well-being,” Vikings head mentor Mike Zimmer mentioned. “He’s been with us a extended time, very good man, operates hard.” 

5 EYEWITNESS News is also instructed Griffen’s wife and loved ones left their dwelling sometime right away Tuesday into Wednesday and 5 EYEWITNESS Information is informed they are all secure.

Minnetrista police and Hennepin County sheriff’s deputies are continuing to examine the incident.