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Brett Favre no longer looks like a musclebound hobo thanks to Micro Touch (video)

Brett Favre has been keeping himself pretty busy during his retirement. From competing in mini-triathlons (under the alias “Brett Lorenzo,” no less) to endorsing political candidates to pimping headphones, the Ol’ Gunslinger has certainly diversified his interests in his post-football life. One thing that has remained a constant, though, through all of his activities as [...
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Vikings Injury Update: Teddy Bridgewater misses practice

In the Minnesota Vikings first practice in preparation for Thursday night's divisional match up with the Green Bay Packers, newly appointed quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was not able to participate. As reported by Pro Football Talk, many teams do not actually practice on Monday during a short week, but it appears the Vikings did.#455875722 / gettyimages.comBridgewater, a first...
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Adrian Peterson Is Coming Back This Week?

Adrian Peterson - just a few short weeks ago he was front page, lead story news. Peterson was just the latest name to be thrown out in front of the NFL shield following an accusation of abuse, although Peterson's took a new twist, not domestic but child abuse. The story went when disciplining his four year old son, he beat him repeatedly with a tree branch. Shortly afterwards...
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Cordarelle Patterson Continues To Struggle

Vikings receiver Cordarrelle Patterson was a non-factor in Sunday's win over Atlanta.Fantasy Spin:Minnesota needs to utilize him more, as he only saw four targets all day and no rushing attempts. The only thing he contributed was two kickoff returns, one for 49 yards. He's got too much talent to be used this way.
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Minnesota Vikings: It’s Teddy time

It’s been quite a roller coaster for the Minnesota Vikings this season. With a rookie head coach trying to handle all of the hype and the attention of the on going Adrian Peterson situation, on top of all of the injuries the Vikings have suffered this season, the Vikings are sitting pretty at a 2-2 record after their win against the Falcons. Although there has been many disappoints...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Vikings have signed QB Chandler Harnish to practice squad

Today the Minnesota Vikings signed former Mr. Irrelevant Chandler Harnish according to sources. @ACwishtv: Big congrats to @C_Harnish picked up by the #Vikings….practice squad. Happy for Chandler! Harnish will be a practice squad quarterback and is basically just a back-up plan to Teddy and Ponder. The post Vikings have signed QB Chandler Harnish to practice squad appeared first...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
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Teddy Bridgewater’s MRI came back clean

It looks like Teddy Bridgewater should be OK to play in this Thursday’s game against the Packers after injuring his ankle this past Sunday against the Falcons. Mike Zimmer said Teddy Bridgewater is doing a lot better and MRI came back fine. — Chris Tomasson (@christomasson) September 29, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy football: Evaluating the Minnesota Vikings backfield

With a Week 5 matchup against Green Bay’s 28th ranked fantasy defense to opposing running backs, McKinnon, the Georgia Souther product, may be in line for another big week. A popular waiver wire add over the past two weeks, Matt Asiata finally lived up to his billing as a legitimate fantasy football option, with a 3-TD breakout performance in Week 4 against the Atlanta Falcons...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Vikings credit Adrian Peterson's motivational text for victory

Even though he may not be on the field, Minnesota RB Adrian Peterson still finds time to let his teammates know he wishes them well. The NFL player, who is currently on exempt/commissioners list for allegations of child abuse of his four year old son, sent some inspiring text messages to the Vikings Head Coach right before their 41-28 win over the Falcons. “The words that Adrian...
Via BlackSportsOnline
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson sent motivational text message to Vikings

Teddy Bridgewater made his first career NFL start on Sunday, and the Minnesota Vikings came away with a surprising 41-28 win over the Atlanta Falcons. According to Matt Asiata, Adrian Peterson still managed to help the team without being present. Asiata, who is filling in for Peterson and scored three touchdowns against Atlanta, told 1500ESPN […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
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5 Teams That Could Use Adrian Peterson Right Now

With Adrian Peterson’s off-field issues, some believe he may have played his last game as a Minnesota Vikings.  This got us thinking: What teams could use Adrian Peterson the most?Atlanta FalconsAtlanta is using four Running Backs in some type of rotation this season and while averaging 121.3 rushing yards a game, a running back like Peterson would give them a running game that...
Via Football Nation
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Sunday web roundup: Minnesota Vikings

5 things to watch Minnesota Vikings vs Atlanta Falcons ► Injury Report: Minnesota Vikings Still Unsure Of Greenway’s Status For Sunday ► Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer says he wants to see players in practice before declaring them active for the game on Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons at TCF Bank Stadium. That bodes well for four starters on the defense, but...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings debatable Power Rankings slot; Olivia Munn stunning photos, more

It finally feels like fall. We’re firmly into the NFL season as the first set of bye weeks have begun and we’re getting an idea of who are the contenders and who are the pretenders. Here are the best cover32 columns from the past week for you to enjoy. National Columns - Power Rankings: How all 32 teams in the NFL stack up after Week 3 (READ) - QB Ratings: Ranking every starting...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings could be affected if Week 4 bold predictions come true

Anyone can pick games. Whether selecting winners or making guesses against the spread, it’s essentially an exercise in flipping a coin. But providing some specifics about what’s going to happen in a game, detailing how things are going to play out, takes some thought, imagination and guts. And it actually provides some insight into what’s going to transpire on Sunday and Monday...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Brett Favre way underdressed for Miss. Hall of Fame event

Brett Favre, in cargo shorts, has finally arrived at the MS Hall of Fame. He is the 6th inductee in 2015. pic.twitter.com/pfZyzvkg4x —...
Via Busted Coverage
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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