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Antoine Winfield has heard the fans talk about moving him to safety for years. That’s not going to happen, Winfield said, explaining why and talking optimistically about the final two years of his career.
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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. With the Minnesota Vikings' leadership speaking to the media on Tuesday, one thing became abundantly clear the 2012 Vikings will look much different than the 2011 Vikings.
Owners Mark and Zygi Wilf spoke to the media about the state of the franchise after promoting vice president of player personnel Rick Spielman to general manager. Spielman and head coach...
MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Vikings couldn't close out the 2011 season, Jim Kleinsasser's career and perhaps the Metrodome with a victory.
In what was the final game of Kleinsasser's under-appreciated 13-year career and with the lease to the stadium expiring after the season, Minnesota lost 17-13 to the Chicago Bears on Sunday. The Vikings also ended the 2011 season...
The Minnesota Vikings figured to be as vulnerable to the effects of the NFL lockout as any other team, with a first-year head coach, a rookie quarterback and a new offense to install.
They had a lot to lose during the dispute and lose is exactly what they did once the season started. Their 3-13 record matched the worst in the franchise's 51-year history.
The roster needs significant...
Vikings star running back on New Year's Eve
MINNEAPOLIS Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson suffered a major knee injury last week, but he was able to share a laugh with fans following his surgery.Peterson posted a picture on his Twitter account (@AdrianPeterson) of himself in his hospital bed, with a New Year's hat, a noisemaker and a pint of ice cream. He said: "My time bringing in the New Year was great...
Minnesota Vikings rookie quarterback Christian Ponder may have been 2-8 as a starter with just one win in games he started and finished but he apparently has shown enough that his team won't be taking a quarterback with the No. 3 overall selection in the April NFL draft.
Ponder addressed that topic and more on Tuesday's Dan Patrick Show, telling the host that he talked...
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. As the Minnesota Vikings packed up their personal belongings in the locker room at Winter Park on Monday, one overriding feeling was felt from several of the players relief.Most of the Vikings played hard right to the bitter end of a 3-13 season, which matched the worst single-season record in team history. But it was obvious Monday the losing had worn on players...
Adrian Peterson's knee was wrecked during the Vikings win over Washington on Christmas Eve. He had successful knee surgery on Friday, so that meant celebrating New Year's in the hospital. Peterson somehow still found a way to party.
Ice cream, noise maker, multiple hats and a hospital gown? That's a party.
Vikings DE Jared Allen would have liked to break the NFL single-season mark held by Michael Strahan, but the Bears had no interest in letting that happen once he drew close. Where's Brett Favre when you need him?
Leslie Frazier hasn’t made any changes to his coaching staff yet, but major changes to his defensive scheme don’t sound likely. Changes in personnel might be another matter.
The Bears were able to find a way to finish the season with a win over the Minnesota Vikings. The last positive they can take from the season? They played hard and didn’t quit. But now they can quit.....
Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder took time out Wednesday morning to visit with Dan Patrick, providing an inside breakdown of an eye-opening rookie season.