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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Jared Allen and Brian Robison, the Minnesota Vikings' pass-rushing defensive ends, insist they don't look at Sunday's game against the Arizona Cardinals any differently than any other game.Allen says he's always excited to play. Robison says they "always salivate" at the thought of getting after opposing quarterbacks, no matter the team. But with Arizona's struggling offensive line coming to the Metrodome, there exists the distinct possibility of adding on to sack numbers both players admit they wish were higher this season.The Cardinals have allowed a league-high 28 sacks this season, including 22 in the past three games. But if Allen and Robison are eager to get a chance to build on their sack numbers at the expense of Arizona's line, they aren't giving the Cardinals any chalkboard motivation."We always salivate no matter what the team is," Robison said. "We want to get after the quarterback and things like ...
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Minnesota Vikings second-year quarterback Christian Ponder appeared to confirm on Twitter that he is currently dating ESPN personality Samantha Steele.
If life is a competition, then Christian Ponder thinks he is winning. The second-year quarterback has led the Vikings to a 4-2 record, and he also is doing well in the girlfriend department. Ponder confirmed over Twitter that he is dating ESPN reporter Samantha Steele, whom he met on the set of ESPN College GameDay. He is pretty proud of himself for the nice pull. “I’m proud...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier knows his team has avoided the major injuries that have occurred around the league, and he was thankful again Friday as it appears Adrian Peterson, Jared Allen and Jerome Simpson will all be ready Sunday when Minnesota hosts the Arizona Cardinals.
The Vikings have benefited from a relatively healthy roster all season as...
Christian Ponder is no longer one of Minnesota's most eligible bachelors.
Not only does the Vikings quarterback have his team at 4-2, but his personal life seems to be going just as well.
In a tweet Thursday, Ponder confirmed to the world that he is dating ESPN college football sideline reporter Samantha Steele.
A fan tweeted "Is @cponder & @Samantha_Steele dating...
If I had a rookie quarterback pass for 182 yards and run for 138 yards with three touchdowns on my defense I might be slightly salty as well. After being selected number two overall in the 2012 NFL Draft, expectations were through the roof for Griffin this season. He put on an amazing performance this past Sunday, leading his Redskins to a win and snapping their 8 game home losing...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Christian Ponder was the last starting quarterback in the NFL this season to throw an interception, part of the growth he's shown in his short career as the Minnesota Vikings' cornerstone.Ponder has spoken repeatedly since the offseason of the development he's made in his second year in the league and second year in offensive coordinator Bill Musgrave...
Jared Allen offered assessments of the Cardinals’ O-line, their QB situation, the improved maturity of the Vikings and playing Thursday night games.
Minnesota wideout Jerome Simpson said he's certain he'll return to action Sunday against the Cardinals, according to 1500 ESPN Twin Cities. However, Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said Simpson must display that his back problem is behind him.Fantasy Spin:Simpson missed last week's game against the Redskins. The receiver has an added incentive to play since he loses part...
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson missed
another practice Thursday due to a lingering ankle injury. The running back
told reporters that it’s been “hurting consistently” since he sustained the
injury, but he says he’s going to suit up against the Arizona Cardinals this
weekend, reports Tom Pelissero of 1500espn.com.
"Since I twisted it up...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. A.J. Jefferson's value to the Minnesota Vikings early this season has been limited since he was acquired following the preseason as the Arizona Cardinals tried to make moves to reach the 53-man roster limit.Jefferson was inactive his first game, and has slowly gained more playing time on special teams and as the fourth cornerback in recent weeks. He has one...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. Adrian Peterson said his sore left ankle was worse this week after playing through pain in Sunday's game, but the Minnesota Vikings' star runningback is expecting to be ready for Sunday's game.
Peterson, who twisted the ankle on the second play against the Tennessee Titans on Oct. 7, missed Wednesday's practice and said he would miss Thursday...
Chris Kluwe is at it again.
A day after news broke that the Vikings punter had posed in OUT magazine to show his support for same-sex marriage, Kluwe now is set to debate the issue.
An empty chair.
In an obvious reference to Clint Eastwood's interviewing President Obama's empty chair at the Republican National Convention, Kluwe will debate a chair Friday...
Before the season began, back when we were still polishing the dust of our crystal balls, did any of us see either the Vikings or the Cardinals having 4-2 records heading into Week 7?Come on now, don’t lie.I admit before the season began I made some jokes about Minnesota in my Fantasy Football team preview. I wish I could take them back. Really, I do.But the fact is the Vikings...