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There have been only two 109-yard scoring plays in NFL history and they both happened in the same stadium. Minnesota Vikings rookie Cordarrelle Patterson took the opening kickoff against the Green Bay Packers and returned it 109-yards for a touchdown on Sunday, setting the NFL record for longest kickoff return in league history and tying Antonio Cromartie's record for longest play in NFL history. Patterson broke the kickoff return record previously held by New England's Ellis Hobbs (2007), Green Bay's Randall Cobb (2011) and Baltimore's Jacoby Jones (2012). All three players shared the kickoff return record with 108-yard touchdowns. The record-setting kickoff return by Patterson tied Cromartie's record for longest play in NFL history. Cromartie, then with the Chargers, returned a missed field goal 109-yards for a touchdown in a 2007 game against the Vikings played at the Metrodome.

Should the Vikings trade Adrian Peterson?

The NFL trade deadline is 4 p.m. ET today. The Minnesota Vikings are 1-6 and seemingly headed nowhere. Should the team seriously consider trading...

Christian Ponder, wife Samantha, dress up as ‘Sandlot’ characters for Halloween (pics)

As reluctant as I am to admit this, lest I attract the scorn of the interwebs for committing such an egregious affront to 1990s cinema, I have never seen “The Sandlot.” That does not mean that I cannot appreciate the effort of Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder and his wife, ESPN sideline reporter Samantha Ponder, […]The post Christian Ponder, wife Samantha, dress...

Vikings not getting expected boost from three first-round picks

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Late in the hours of the first day of the NFL Draft in April, the Minnesota Vikings made the biggest splash, adding on a third first-round pick after acquiring defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd and cornerback Xavier Rhodes earlier. Minnesota couldn't pass on the opportunity to jump back in the first round and nab Tennessee receiver Cordarrelle Patterson,...

Minnesota Vikings: Sunday night v. Packers preview

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Josh Freeman Wants Another Shot at Starting for The Vikings

Josh Freeman didn’t have the best debut with the Vikings to put it nicely. He didn’t pass well and got a concussion for his troubles. On the flip side he only had two weeks to learn the offense. Freeman’s confidence is still high though: “I feel like I can go out and compete and give our team a chance to win,” Freeman said. “This week, any week, I just want to prepare...

Vikings' Christian Ponder doesn't capitalize on second chance

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Christian Ponder And His Wife Samantha Reenact ‘The Sandlot’ For Halloween

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder and his wife, ESPN reporter Samantha Ponder, went throwback for their Halloween costumes. The Ponders donned costumes from the 1993 classic baseball movie “The Sandlot.” Christian went as the excitable Squints and Samantha as the vivacious Wendy Peffercorn. What a little pervert. [TheBigLead] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports

Minnesota Vikings open to trading Jared Allen

Jared Allen will be a free agent after the season, but he could be leaving the Minnesota Vikings sooner than that. According to FOX NFL reporter Jay Glazer, the Vikings are open to dealing the pass-rushing star if they can get strong compensation. Glazer says the Vikings would be willing to deal Allen for “the […]

Christian Ponder and Samantha Steele go as Wendy Peffercorn and Squints from ‘The Sandlot’ for Halloween

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Report: Vikings want more than a 3rd round pick for Jared Allen

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Seahawks Making Push To Trade For Jared Allen

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Goodell Fines Green Bay Packers And Minnesota Vikings For Losing To The World Series

National Football League 345 Park Ave New York, NY 10016 October 28, 2013The Minnesota Vikings 9520 Viking Dr Eden Prairie, MN 55344Green Bay Packers, Inc 1265 Lombardi Ave Green Bay, WI 54304To Whom It May Concern:During the October 27, 2013 Sunday Night Football game, the league has determined both teams were in violation of Section 27, Article 17 (f) of the 2013 Official Playing...

Freeman trying to find his comfort level

Josh Freeman said he is clear of concussion symptoms and ready to go, although he hadn’t been told as of Monday if he would start Sunday. He reflected on his first start for the Vikings and his outlook going forward.
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