Found June 02, 2014 on Fox Sports North:
NEW YORK (AP) -- Adrian Peterson has helped launch an educational program for people with severe allergies, something that affected the Minnesota Vikings' running back before his MVP season. Peterson had a strong allergic reaction to shellfish in training camp two years ago, even though he'd been eating it for 27 years. The reaction, called anaphylaxis, caused facial swelling and breathing problems. His trainer, however, was familiar with such symptoms and had the equipment to deal with them. Now, Peterson is encouraging everyone to take steps in dealing with severe allergies. He has teamed with the pharmaceutical company Mylar Specialty on the project. As part of the campaign, three youngsters who have such health issues can win a trip to Minnesota's training camp this summer.

Vikings head coach almost turned down the Vikings job

Mike Zimmer has been in the NFL for quite a long time, and when that opportunity finally came for him to get a head-coaching job, he almost turned it down. After he lost out on yet another job in early January, Zimmer almost walked away from the entire coaching-search process, and was thinking of not […] The post Vikings head coach almost turned down the Vikings job appeared first...

Vikings claim former Browns cornerback off the waiver wire

The Minnesota Vikings announced on Monday afternoon they’d claimed cornerback Julian Posey off waivers from the Cleveland Browns, waiving cornerback Kip Edwards to make room for him.  Posey played five games for the Browns last season, recording six tackles and one sack after Cleveland signed him to its practice squad last September. The 5-foot-11 cornerback had been with...

5 players that need to step it up

In 2013 the Vikings severely underachieved after coming off a playoff appearance in the previous season. It’s safe to say that a number of players didn’t live up to expectations. The Vikings should be better in 2014 due to coaching changes and the players they have added through free agency and the draft. However, if the team hopes to compete for the playoffs again, a number...

Rewind: Power Rankings, the Minnesota Vikings odds to win the Super Bowl, more

In case you missed it the best columns from the cover32 universe last week to help you pass the time — we’re fewer than 100 days away from opening night! National Columns - Top 10 in 2014: The best wide receivers in the NFL today (READ) - Power Rankings: Rating each NFL team’s odds of winning the Super Bowl in 2014 (READ) - Top 10 in 2014: The best tight ends in the NFL today ...

Vikings LB Chad Greenway rescues two people stuck on Twin Cities lake (video)

Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway came to the rescue of a couple stranded on the choppy waters of Lake Minnetonka on Monday. The couple, Edward and Crystal Alexis, were touring the popular Twin Cities lake taking in the sights when the steering wheel on their boat began to malfunction. The couple had just purchased the […] The post Vikings LB Chad Greenway rescues two...

Free Agent DT Kevin Williams Hoping To Be On A Roster By August

  Free agent DT Kevin Williams tells Tom Pelissero of USA Today that he is hoping to be on a roster by August. “I’m still weighing my options, man,” said Williams. “Hopefully, I’ll be on somebody’s team in August and go from there.” Williams has worked out for the Seahawks and Giants since free agency got underway back in March, but it appears as though these teams...

How bad is Josh Freeman?

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Vikings Linebacker Chad Greenway Saves Boat in Minnesota Lake

Vikings are legendary Norse seafarers so maybe Chad Greenway was channeling some of his team’s namesake’s spirit on Monday. Two boaters were stranded on Lake Minnetonka and were drifting towards a dam when Chad showed up to save the day. Greenway literally helped steer the boat and its passengers out of harm’s way. Right now…Chad Greenway from the @Vikings is helping rescue...

LeSean McCoy reiterates that he is better than Adrian Peterson

Many people consider Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson to be the best running back in the NFL and one of the most explosive runners of all time. The fact that he came back so strong after tearing his ACL has a lot to do with that, but LeSean McCoy doesn’t believe that makes him […]

Brett Favre Spotted Looking Grizzled In Cabo

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Chad Greenway saves couple in rough Lake Minnetonka water

Well here's a new one: Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway rescued a boating couple from Lake Minnetonka. A local news station spotted Edward and Crystal Alexis struggling with their new boat in rough waters on the lake and called 911. Before the police could arrive to help, Greenway waded out in the water and helped the couple pull their boat to safety away from rough waters and...

Vikings’ Chad Greenway Rescues Boating Couple Stranded In Lake (Video)

Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway experienced a different kind of offseason workout earlier this week. Crystal and Edward Alexis found themselves stranded and unable to control their newly purchased boat Monday as high winds whipped the surface of Lake Minnetonka. They began drifting toward a dam and a dangerous section of rocks when Greenway stepped in to help. Right...

Mike Zimmer before taking Vikings job: “I figured I was getting too old.”

(Credit: ESPN) New Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer was very close to removing his name from the list of candidates during the hiring process. He wrestled with the thought of not even showing up for his second interview with the Vikings, even though the team’s interest in him was very high. Per PFT: “I almost didn’t go [for a second interview in Minnesota], yeah,”...

Vikings LB Chad Greenway helps boaters stuck on Lake Minnetonka

Vikings LB Chad Greenway helped rescue two boaters stuck on Lake Minnetonka on Monday afternoon.

Chad Greenway helped rescue two people on Lake Minnetonka

It not every day you hear about a NFL player saving someone’s life. Well, that was the case for Minnesota Vikings LB Chad Greenway after what he did Monday afternoon. Apparently a couple was stuck in Lake Minnetonka and were headed straight towards some rocks. That’s when Greenway jumped in the water and to help push the boat into an intel and wait until water patrol arrived...
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