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OC Norv Turner: We have a lot of work to do as an offensive group

Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner wasn't happy about how his offense ran in the season opener against the 49ers and said that the unit has 'a lot of work to do.' After a dominant preseason, second-year quarterback Teddy Bridgewater got a wake up call and Turner now has to correcting the mistakes that have been made. “We have a lot of work to do as an offensive...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Peterson will bounce back from disappointing performance

Adrian Peterson’s long-awaited return to the NFL didn’t exactly live up to its billing on Monday night. Peterson gained 31 yards on 10 carries and caught three passes for 21 yards in the Vikings’ 20-3 loss at San Francisco. Peterson told that his team’s performance was “embarrassing.” Like a lot of Week 1 developments, however, quiet nights from Peterson...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Zimmer on Vikings ugly loss: Just not ready for prime time

The Minnesota Vikings, a team may pundits pegged to be a potential sleeper team heading into the 2015 season, were everything but that in their season opener against the San Francisco 49ers Monday night, instead putting the team’s fans to sleep with an ugly, sloppy and embarrassing 20-3 loss. Head coach Mike Zimmer, who has gone to great lengths over the past few months to downplay...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

OC Norv Turner in a better place than a year ago

Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner said that he's more comfortable than his first season with the team and feels his unit is ready to make a big jump. With Teddy Bridgewater under center, and a revamped receiving corps, Turner believes the group is ready to get off to a better start this year. “It was a year ago in Week 1 we had all those guys, and we opened...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Despite key losses, Norv Turner still wary of 49ers defense

Regardless of all the 49ers roster turnover in the offseason, Viking head coach Norv Turner isn't underestimating his Week 1 opponent.“I know people are talking about the players they’ve lost,” Turner said, via the San Jose Mercury News. “But in terms of looking at them, they still have a group of guys that play at a high level, play extremely hard and they don’t give up...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings Unsung Hero – QB Coach Scott Turner

We all know who Norv Turner is – the offensive-minded guru whose tenure in the NFL has spawned some of the greatest quarterbacks and greatest offenses to ever play the game. His resume’ is chalk-full of success on the offensive side of the ball – from the great Cowboys teams of the 1990s to the high-powered Chargers of the 2000s, Norv Turner has left a tremendous mark in the...
Via Vikings Digital Diaries
August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Norv Turner sees Teddy Bridgewater as top-five NFL QB

The summer months tend to bring some lofty expectations for teams around the NFL. It’s the start of a new year. Pretty much a clean slate for every squad, no matter what the previous season brought. For the Minnesota Vikings, last season was a surprise on the field. Off the field, it brought a level of drama that would make writers for General Hospital rethink scripting it. Adrian...
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July 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Norv Turner on Peterson: 'Looks like he hasn't missed a day'

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson returned to practice with his team after nine months of being away from the field. Talking about Peterson’s physical condition, offensive coordinator Norv Turner had nothing but praise for the veteran running back: “I’ve been around a lot of these guys a lot of years and he’s one of the top guys I’ve been around,” Turner...
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June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

New Vikings OC Norv Turner Already on Hot Seat

How quickly has a new NFL coaching assistant been fired? I know the Browns fired Rob Chudzinski after one season as a Head Coach, and the Raiders pretty much fire head coaches at the end of every season as well, but I can't think of many instances when someone like an Offensive Coordinator or other assistant coach was fired in the same offseason that he was hired. But if new...
Via Vikings Digital Diaries
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

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