Found August 20, 2012 on Fox Sports North:
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Through two preseason games, wide receiver Devin Aromashodu hasn't had a catch for the Minnesota Vikings.His statline during Friday's preseason game six targets, zero catches came at a time Minnesota is looking for receivers to step forward, especially as the Vikings begin to decrease starter Jerome Simpson's reps in preparation for his three-game suspension at the start of the regular season.Aromashodu at least looked like one of the most logical replacements for Simpson, based on the end of the 2011 season when he was Minnesota's second receiver behind Percy Harvin. The Vikings still believe Aromashodu can be a viable option to replace Simpson as a deep threat and aren't worried about his production in two preseason games."Well Devin has just had some bad luck here these first two games," offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave said. "We've tried to send the ball his way and various factors have caused us to come up empty. ...

Peterson's status in doubt for Friday's game

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Adrian Peterson is ready to go for the Minnesota Vikings. Coach Leslie Frazier isn't so sure he's ready to let Peterson in a game. Following his first week of practice since coming back from major knee surgery, Peterson's status for Friday's third preseason game is in doubt. Peterson, coming back from surgery Dec. 31 to repair two torn ligaments...

Ponder decides head-first is the way to slide

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. As Bill Musgrave remembers his playing days, he didnt have to slide very often to avoid vicious hits from opposing defenders. The Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator has been working with second-year starting quarterback Christian Ponder about the best way to slide to stay healthy while getting the most yardage possible. Ponder was beat up often during his...

Vikings' Peterson might play on Friday

Minnesota Viking running back Adrian Peterson might play in Friday's preseason game against San Diego. At least Vikings coach Leslie Frazier did not rule out the possibility. "We'll probably just see how he does with some of the stuff that we'll give him and probably make a determination by Tuesday or Wednesday if we want to do any more," Frazier said...

The Dependables: NFL players who never miss a game

Every football team in the NFL has injuries piling up because that is part of the game, but did you know there is an elite group of football players that are known as the Dependables that almost never miss a game? These football players are like the United States Postal Service because they are on [...]

Report: Vikings candidate to play in London

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. The Minnesota Vikings finally have approval for their new stadium to replace the outdated Metrodome. Now they might be playing overseas as they wait for the new stadium to be built. According to a report in the St. Paul Pioneer Press, Minnesota is being eyed for games to be played in London over the next four seasons. "We've expressed an interest,...

Report: Vikings' Peterson won't play Friday

Despite hints by Vikings coach Leslie Frazier that running back Adrian Peterson might play in Friday's preseason game against San Diego, reported Monday that Peterson will not play in that game. Peterson, who had surgery to repair a torn anterior-cruciate ligament on Dec. 30, came off the physically unable to perform list on Aug. 12 and has had a week of practice....

Interceptions must increase for Vikings to improve

(Eds: Updates. With AP Photos.) By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Sports Writer The Minnesota Vikings tied for the league lead in sacks last season, so opposing quarterbacks should've been pressured into forcing plenty of bad throws that the secondary could take the other way. But rarely happened against a depleted group of defensive backs and the Vikings matched the NFL's worst interception...

Adrian Peterson won’t play this preseason

AP According to Dan Wiederer of the Star Tribune, the Minnesota Vikings don’t plan on playing running back Adrian Peterson at all this preseason. “Adrian Peterson’s hopes of seeing at least some action in a preseason game have been dashed. The Vikings have decided to take the safe route with their star running back, opting to hold him out of their final two preseason contests...

Vikings: Peterson won't play in the preseason

Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said Adrian Peterson won’t play in the preseason, but he hasn’t suffered a setback. They just want more time in his recovery.

QUICK SPIN: Preseason Action Ruled Out for Adrian Peterson

Adrian Peterson will not play in the preseason. Adam Schefter reported on ESPN that the Vikings believe AP is will be ready for week 1 but do not want to risk playing him in the preseason. There have been no set backs and from all indications AP is ahead of schedule and on track for week 1.

Aromashodu, Jenkins to see increased action

Devin Aromashodu and Michael Jenkins are two options to step up in Jerome Simpson’s absence, but how viable are they? From paycuts to unfulfilled targets, we take a look.

PJD's Preseason Game Two Recap: Get Aboard the Cole Train

I Don't Go to Vikings Games: But I went to a Vikings game on Friday (which they won, 36-14, by the way). Oh, I've BEEN to Vikings games before. Plenty of them. I was there when Purple Jesus scored his first NFL touchdown. I was there when Paul Edinger booted a 56-yard field goal to beat the Packers in 2005. I also remember going to some Lions games as a very young, innocent...
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