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Vikings running back Adrian Peterson took contact from his defensive teammates Monday for the first time since tearing his ACL and MCL in his left knee Dec. 24.
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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Running back Adrian Peterson is taking his first hits in practice with the Minnesota Vikings in his continued recovery from major knee surgery.
Coach Leslie Frazier said that Peterson, who had surgery on Dec. 31 to repair two torn ligaments in his left knee, has begun taking his from defenses during team drills in practice Monday. Peterson returned to practice...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. A look at the rushing leaders for the Minnesota Vikings through three preseason games and the big namesdon't lead the list.
Adrian Peterson, of course, is easing his way back in after major knee surgery in December. Toby Gerhart, Peterson's effective backup the past two years, has taken the reps of a No. 1 running back in the preseason, having his chances...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. The Minnesota Vikings felt they were going to shape the future of their roster with the 10 players they acquired in April's NFL Draft and Minnesota wasn't planning on waiting long into the future for contributions.
The Vikings drafted two immediate starters in the first round in left tackle Matt Kalil and safety Harrison Smith. They gave the kicking...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Jasper Brinkley has been set as the Minnesota Vikings' starting middle linebacker since the offseason, but he might have finally won the job in Friday's third preseason game.
Minnesota didn't add veteran insurance in case Brinkley was slow to develop after missing all of last season after hip surgery. The starting job has been Brinkley's to lose...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe has never shied from sharing his opinion on a wide variety of subjects via his Twitter page, @ChrisWarcraft, and last week he took aim a sensitive subject in the NFL: replacement officials.
Four days later, Kluwe wasn't backing away from his tweets regarding poor officiating in last Friday's preseason game against...
Jarius Wright showed his explosiveness Friday night with a 24-yard punt return, but the Vikings still have concerns about his ability to consistently field punts outside.
McLeod Bethel-Thompson is scheduled to get the most playing time of the Vikings’ quarterbacks Thursday night and the “door is not shut” on his roster opportunity. Plus, clarity on Jerome Simpson’s suspension, the battle for the final receiver spots, a health update and more.
Vikings punter Chris Kluwe is standing up for what he believes, referencing “The Emperor’s New Clothes” when talking about the NFL’s replacement officials.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Leslie Frazier is a quiet, unassuming gentleman; strong in his faith, considerate of others and genuinely considered one of the nicer men walking the sideline in the NFL.None of that is under dispute, but Frazier's track record as the head coach of the Minnesota Vikings is a different matter. After 21 tumultuous months in charge first as an interim coach...