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Adrian Peterson: I wasn’t happy about being in Minnesota last season

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson wasn’t happy that head coach Leslie Frazier was fired last year, and was leery about playing for his third coach in eight years. But that all changed when the Vikings hired Mike Zimmer and offensive coordinator Norv Turner. “I wasn’t happy. I wasn’t feeling good about being here in Minnesota at the end of last season,...
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Albert Breer: Teddy Bridgewater might be closing gap on Matt Cassel

Albert Breer of the NFL Network believes that rookie Teddy Bridgewater is closing the gap on Matt Cassel who’s currently projected to be their week one starter. … The coaches cut Ponder's reps, and gave Bridgewater reps with the 1s. My sense for it is Cassel still leads, but Teddy's closed the gap. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) July 31, 2014 Theres no doubt in my mind...
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Norv Turner: Vikings will divide QB reps differently

The Minnesota Vikings have a trio of quarterbacks competing for the Week 1 starting job.  But offensive coordinator Norv Turner has narrowed his focus to two quarterbacks receiving the most snaps in training camp. “I am pleased with the four days, the progress they have made and where they are at, and obviously, you cannot work three (quarterbacks) for a long time, so the reps...
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What will Greg Jennings bring to the Vikings in 2014?

The Minnesota Vikings signed former Green Bay Packers wide receiver Greg Jennings before the start of last season, and were hoping that he would be an immediate impact in turning their passing game around. Unfortunately, he wasn’t able to do the type of things that they were hoping, but did come through with a decent season. Minnesota’s main issue is that they haven’t had a...
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3 days ago  |  1 Comment

Adrian Peterson: Vikings offense no longer predictable

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson finds himself in a versatile offense that won’t be predictable for the first time in his career. “Let’s call it what it is: I thought in the past, we’ve been predictable,” Peterson said, via “I’m sure you guys wrote stories about us being predictable the past seven years. You won’t be able to write that story...
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4 days ago  |  1 Comment

Vikings Sign TE Kyle Rudolph To Five-Year, $36.5 Million Extension

The Minnesota Vikings have reportedly signed Kyle Rudolph to a five-year, $36.5 million contract extension. Vikings agreed to a five-year, $36.5 deal with TE Kyle Rudolph, per @goesslingESPN. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 28, 2014 Photo Credit: This may seem like a lot of money to hand a fourth-year tight end who has hauled in just 109 receptions for 1,055 yards...
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Matt Cassel is not happy with Ron Jaworski’s assesment of him

Is Matt Cassel the worst starting quarterback in the NFL? Well according to former Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Ron Jaworski, Cassel is the 32nd worst starting quarterback in the league. Well today Twin cities in Minnesota interviewed Matt and he said he will use it as motivation. “In this world we live in, everybody has an […] The post Matt Cassel is not happy with Ron Jaworski’s...
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6 days ago  |  2 Comments

Mike Zimmer: Matt Cassel is our starter going into camp

Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer made it clear on Thursday that Matt Cassel is their starting quarterback as of right now. Zimmer admits that Matt Cassel is his No. 1 guy going into training camp. — Matt Vensel (@mattvensel) July 24, 2014 I would really be surprised if Teddy Bridgewater doesn’t start week one or soon after. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: &...
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Cassel is No. 1 QB going into camp, but no decision yet on starter

MANKATO, Minn. -- As the Minnesota Vikings checked into the dorms at Minnesota State University for training camp, fans chanted and cheered for Teddy Bridgewater, the first-round rookie quarterback who might one day be the face of the franchise. For now, Bridgewater is in a competition to be a starter, and coach Mike Zimmer was not willing to make any declarations on July 24. The...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Former quarterback says Matt Cassel is the worst starting QB in the NFL

Former NFL quarterback and current ESPN analyst Ron Jaworski is unveiling his annual ranking of the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks, and the list started with Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel. And not because Cassel is the best. “My 32nd rated quarterback entering the 2014 season is Matt Cassel,” Jaworski said on ESPN. Jaws did say Matt […] The post Former quarterback says...
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