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Three most underrated players on the Vikings’ roster

The Minnesota Vikings don’t have too many well-known superstars on their roster. In fact, many would tell you Adrian Peterson is the lone Pro Bowl-caliber player on that team. Then they’ll tell you Mike Wallace is overrated, Cordarelle Patterson will be a bust and that Anthony Barr is solid but not great. But lost in the cards are a handful of Vikings players that quietly will...
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Welcomed in Minnesota, WR Wallace has something to prove

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Mike Wallace's arrival in Minnesota following his trade from the Miami Dolphins to the Vikings brought a fresh start for the veteran receiver, but the baggage from his enigmatic two-year stay in Miami made the trip as well. Wallace was seen as disgruntled, perhaps wasn't on the same page with his quarterback and reportedly didn't get along with the coaching...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

WR Mike Wallace a card carrying member of the 'most grossly paid' club

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Mike Wallace ran a 4.33-second 40-yard dash at the NFL Combine in 2009 and averaged more than 16 yards per catch in three of his four years with the Steelers. However, Wallace chose the Dolphins over the Vikings when he became a free agent in 2013, signing a five-year, $60 million contract and then his production dropped like a lead balloon. ...
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Monday web roundup: Minnesota Vikings

Mike Wallace Is Being a Good Team Player...So Far Everything's coming up roses so far between the Minnesota Vikings and ... way to dispel reports that he was unhappy about being sent to Minnesota, a place he ... NFL Rumors: Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson brings Vikes teammates to Houston Texas for workout training session The Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson...
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Peterson continues summer workouts with teammates

The Minnesota Vikings recently concluded their mandatory minicamp. That leaves team with approximately five weeks until it reunites for training camp. For running back Adrian Peterson, he is taking this time to continue practicing with wide receiver Mike Wallace and running back Jerick McKinnon. The trio is in Houston working out with Peterson’s longtime trainer James Cooper...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Solid relationship forming between Minnesota's Mike Zimmer, Mike Wallace

Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Wallace is fond of a potential star of his offense, according to ESPN's Ben Goessling. "I like Mike Wallace," Zimmer said. "He’s got some fire and he comes up to me all of the time and says, 'You can’t stop me today,' and stuff like that. Hey, I like those guys that are competitors. He works extremely hard. I think he’s developing a good relationship...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Wallace Claims He is More “Accustomed” to Vikings’ Verticle Offense

There is no doubt Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Mike Wallace is one of the fastest pass catchers in the NFL. This is why he thrived when playing with the Pittsburgh Steelers, averaging 17.5 yards per reception over the course of his first four seasons. Wallace’s stats earned him a major paycheck when he signed on with the Miami Dolphins in 2013. However, during his two seasons...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings: Leveraging Peterson’s Situation

The Minnesota Vikings have been confronted with some foreseeable, yet highly debated bits of information regarding Adrian Peterson, his agent Ben Dogra, and Peterson’s future with the franchise. Over the past few months, Ben Dogra has expressed a desire on Adrian’s behalf to play for a different team next season. Apparently, this is because the Vikings failed to “stand by him”...
May 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Mike Wallace: 'I'm the fastest player in the NFL'

New Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Mike Wallace isn’t lacking confidence less than two months after being exiled from the Miami Dolphins. The 28-year-old receiver, who wore out his welcome in South Beach, had these words to say recently about who he the fastest player in the NFL is right now. Without a doubt, I’m the fastest player in the NFL,” Wallace told the Pioneer...
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May 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Mike Wallace traded to the Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings have reportedly added a new toy for quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Miami Dolphins have traded the disgruntled receiver as well as a seventh-round pick to Minnesota for a fifth-round pick. Vikings traded 5th-round pick to Miami for WR Mike Wallace and 7th-round pick, per league source. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter...
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March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

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