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Brian Robison has survived the first week of pads at training camp and talked about the shoulder injury he battled through last year.
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Ever since the Minnesota Vikings signed Matt Cassel (and his wife) to be the back up quarterback for the team, every fan was probably wondering what exactly it was that he was bringing to the team. Was he going to push incumbent Christian Ponder for the starting job? Was he really just supposed to be a low-paid mentor? Would he successfully bring his wife to gala events? No one knew...
Defensive end Everson Griffen is establishing himself as a productive player for the Minnesota Vikings. In the final year of his rookie contract, Griffen could be in line for a big payday by the end of the year if he can continues to improve. Last season he had 8.0 sacks, saw more playing time, and played his best ball when the Vikings
The beginning of this week doesn’t just mark the start of Shark Week. It’s a game week for the Minnesota Vikings, they take on the Houston Texans in a preseason exhibition game on Friday at 8 p.m. ET. The team looks to improve on a few things before the season opener.
Christian Ponder throwing to Adrian Peterson out of the backfield. (Photo by: Doug Erlien)
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Minnesota Vikings LT Matt Kalil spent his summer gaining weight, not losing it. It sound like a bad thing, but for Kalil he needs to be heavier coming into camp to be more stout.
In the offseason he’s goes down to 280 pounds, however, his playing weight is 315.
He says it’s about putting on the weight the right way, not just eating fast food. It’s also about gaining muscle...
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Perhaps, one of the best Minnesota Vikings to ever play the game has reached the pinnacle of his football career. At the age of 47, retired receiver Cris Carter was inducted into the Hall of Fame on Saturday after a wait of six years.
In Cris Carter’s passionate Hall of Fame speech he talked about an early time in his career with the Eagles when Buddy...
Minnesota Vikings DE Everson Griffen is officially a backup, but he's flashed dominant pass-rush ability whenever given the opportunity to play.
Griffen racked up eight sacks, a forced fumble, and a pick six in 2012, coach Leslie Frazier and defensive coordinator Allen Williams wants his role to expand for the up coming season.
"With a guy like that, you have to be careful...
MANKATO, Minn. -- Watch enough of the Minnesota Vikings practicing and often you'll hear safety Jamarca Sanford before you see him.
Sanford likes to talk. Just ask him and he'll tell you.
He's loud and doesn't apologize for being boisterous. Sanford doesn't want to be known as just a big talker though. He knows he has to be able to back up his talk with his...
Even with all the drama surrounding the NFC East, I believe Adrian Peterson’s bold statement of eclipsing the 2,500 rushing yard mark will be the biggest headline going into this season.
With the NFL training camp already in full gear and with the Hall of Fame Game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Miami Dolphins airing this Sunday, Aug. 4, at 8:00 on NBC, I believe it’s...
MANKATO, Minn. -- The NFL has used Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson prominently in its videos to demonstrate the new league rule regarding hits using the crown of the helmet.
In a video shown to on-field officials, players and coaches as a teaching tool, there is Peterson running against the Chicago Bears in a game last season, lining up his target and lowering his...
Kevin Williams accepted a paycut and reduced years on his contract, but he would still like to sign another contract with the Vikings to keep him in purple for a few more years.
Greg Jennings talks about training camp and Christian Ponder. Mike Priefer talks about keeping it simple on special teams for training camp and why Blair Walsh missed three kicks Saturday night.
The world learned former Minnesota Vikings superstar Cris Carter's real name, Graduel, following his enshrinement in the NFL Hall of Fame.
(Updates with rest of story.) By DAVE CAMPBELL AP Pro Football Writer The Minnesota Vikings still have a UCLA-educated punter with an erudite degree, one whose background was in soccer before trying his leg at another sport.
This guy, though, doesn't play bass guitar in a grunge band. He only tweets a handful of times per week. He probably won't publicize his political views...