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The Minnesota Vikings are staying at a Holiday Inn tonight because the hotel they usually crash at was already booked.Visiting NFL teams usually stay at the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel in downtown Appleton when they travel to Lambeau Field to play the Green Bay Packers. That isn't the case for the Vikings on Friday as they will be lodging at the Holiday Inn in downtown Neenah instead.Minnesota is slated to clash with the Packers on Saturday night in the opening NFC Wild Card game.A few weeks ago, Jay Schumerth, the senior general manager at the Radisson, was keeping his fingers crossed for a bye week because his hotel was booked with wrestling fans for a tournament this weekend. Unfortunately, that didn't come to fruition and the hotel was forced to close its proverbial doors on the Vikings.Minnesota previously stayed at the Radisson during the first weekend in December. The Vikings lost that game, 23-14.Perhaps a change of scenery will improve the outcome this time around?V...
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The Minnesota Vikings were soundly defeated by the Green Bay Packers 10-24 and the biggest truth the game proved is the continued decline of the value of franchise running backs in the NFL. Adrian Peterson was the biggest story going into the game, because he was only 9 yards shy of breaking Eric Dickerson’s single season record with 2,097 yards after coming back from major knee...
While some NFL owners prefer to be out front as the faces of their franchises, Minnesota Vikings owners Zygi and Mark Wilf stay behind the scenes providing quiet support.
They are rarely quoted about the team. Instead, they shell out big bucks for new turf for the team's practice facility, help defensive end Everson Griffen after his mother suddenly died during the season and...
Packers fans aren’t going to let Adrian Peterson forget just how close he was to breaking Eric Dickerson’s record. Nine yards short. That’s it. This banner was spotted by KARE-11 (Minneapolis-St.Paul) reporter Keith Leventhal at a Packers bar earlier today.
It’s been making the rounds on the internet today and new developments are surfacing that Peterson himself might be...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Now that the Minnesota Vikings have made the playoffs, don't expect nagging injuries to keep out stars such as Adrian Peterson and Antoine Winfield, or quarterback Christian Ponder.
Winfield, a veteran cornerback dealing with a broken bone in his left hand, didn't practice Thursday, but said he "definitely" will play when Minnesota travels...
GREEN BAY, Wis. Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder is inactive for Saturday night's playoff game at Green Bay, unable to get over the sore right elbow he hurt in last week's regular-season finale against the Packers.
Joe Webb will start for Minnesota. NBC first reported the news on its broadcast of Saturday's earlier playoff game between the Cincinnati Bengals...
Adrian Peterson was shut down and Christian Ponder sidelined.
That left the Minnesota Vikings short-handed, overmatched and barely able to do much of anything against the Green Bay Packers.
Peterson was held to 99 yards, after gaining 199 and 210 in the first two games against Green Bay, and Joe Webb struggled in place of Ponder as the Packers rolled to a 24-10 victory over the...
Minnesota running back Adrian Peterson was a full participant in Friday's practice and is listed as probable for Saturday's playoff game.Fantasy Spin:He has been on the injury report for one reason or another for most of the season, but that didn't keep him from coming within eight yards of Eric Dickerson's NFL single-season rushing record. The Vikings star running...
Joe Webb got his first chance to throw a pass this season and he hasn’t completed many, as the Vikings trail 17-3 at the half.
Cullen Loeffler was just a rookie when the Vikings beat the Packers in their only other playoff matchup. From the week of buildup to the game itself to Moss’ moon in response to Packers fans, plenty of memories were created in that one-week window.
Wild Card Round: Green Bay Packers vs. Minnesota Vikings
This Week’s Pick
Green Bay Packers
Adrian Peterson runs for over 100 but under 200. Ponder makes the mistakes he didn’t last week and the Vikings struggle outdoors. Tramon Williams redeems himself and the Packers go on to San Francisco.