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Minnesota Vikings fans will love new list ripping everything about rivals as overhyped

Yawn. That’s how the sports world collectively responded to Tuesday’s trade deadline in the NFL, a much-anticipated day that wound up generating less than Al Capone’s vault. Aside from a couple of transactions made by the lowly Buccaneers, involving a couple of players that most people had never heard of, the deadline came and went without anyone noticing. Given the hype that...
Via cover32 - Vikings
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Five draft picks why the Vikings won’t make the playoffs

This has been a disaster season for the Vikings and the primary reason why has to be the suspension (of sorts) for Adrian Peterson. Not that the Vikings were a shoe in by any means with him, but without him it was clear they wouldn’t amount to much. That, and Teddy Bridgewater just isn’t ready to produce on the level needed to win games consistently just yet. That said, some...
Via Bloguin Best
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Three reasons why the Washington Redskins will lose to the Minnesota Vikings

This Sunday’s matchup against the Minnesota Vikings will have two 3-5 teams looking to make one last push towards relevancy. While the winner won’t to be jumping right back into the thick of the playoff race any time soon, the loser will most definitely be cementing the end of their season. Here’s what it’ll take for the Vikings to head home victorious: The Redskins lean...
Via cover32 - Redskins
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Robert Griffin III to start Sunday vs. Vikings

The Colt McCoy Era in Washington may be short-lived, as the Washington Redskins will reportedly have a change at quarterback. According to NBC4's Dianna Marie Russini, Robert Griffin III will start at quarterback for the Redskins this Sunday versus the Minnesota Vikings. Robert Griffin III will start against the Vikings on Sunday per multiple sources with the Redskins organization...
Via KCM Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFL Fan Vote: Are the Washington Redskins or Minnesota Vikings cheerleaders hotter?

On Sunday the Minnesota Vikings will take the field against the Washington Redskins. It’s an important NFC matchup and the loser will see their already dim playoff hopes take quite a hit. But we can decide an even more important contest right now. Which team has the hotter cheerleaders? Let’s vote. The Minnesota Vikings Spring Creek welcomes the Vikings Cheerleaders to the Lucas...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mike Zimmer slowly but surely building a contender in the Minnesota Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings are building up a very talented roster that should reign NFL dominance in a few years. That will be a foundation built around quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, and young receiver Cordarelle Patterson, tight end Kyle Rudolph and running back Matt Asiata. But the way their defense played on Sunday showed the league something: Defense is the key to future success...
Via cover32 - Vikings
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Minnesota Vikings Teddy Bridgewater’s mid-way, surprising QB ranking unveiled

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
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Minnesota Vikings 2014 Midseason Awards

With the season half in the books, it is time to roll out the Vikings Midseason Awards. We take a quick look at the top players for the Vikings in 2014, and the duds of 2014. Most Valuable Player Onebar | Harrison Smith Has been the leader of the defense and is constantly making plays and around the ball, I see a Pro Bowl berth in his future. Lupagus | Anthony Barr Barr leads the...
Via DraftSeason
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Vikings vs. Bucs: Mushroom Stamp Winner

The Vikings are a weird team this year. Last week, I wasn’t sure which forehead to smush with a poop-dick stamp because everyone on the team did pretty awful. This week? Well, as we covered in our recap yesterday, technically we won, but it’s like every single person just did a little bit of enough for me to not hate them, to not lose the game, and to “grit out” a super ugly...
Via Purple Jesus Diaries
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings Injury Update: Cordarrelle Patterson sheds walking boot

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson had his best game of the season on Sunday, with six receptions (on 12 targets) for 86 yards along with one carry for 10 yards against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Some concern surfaced when he was spotted leaving the visitor's locker room with a walking boot on his left foot, but head coach Mike Zimmer said Patterson got rid...
Via NFL Injury Report
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings first round picks come up huge in win yesterday against Buccaneers

The Minnesota Vikings are a young football team, and yesterday two of their first round draft picks were huge.  Anthony Barr was looking like he was going to be the GOAT on the field after he allowed a touchdown for the Buccaneers to put the game in overtime, but that was not the case because […] The post Vikings first round picks come up huge in win yesterday against Buccaneers...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota at Tampa Bay: 3 Things We Learned

1. Teddy Bridgewater Could Be The AnswerBridgewater is playing like a rookie; some great, bad, and ugly. He has led the Vikings to 2 victories against weak NFC South competition. He hasn't played well against two of the better defenses in the league, Buffalo and Detroit. He also played well in his first start AT New Orleans. They only lost by 11 in New Orleans where the Saints...
Via Football Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL locker rooms can be lonely for players who make mistakes

Austin Seferian-Jenkins probably didn’t have a lot of friends in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers locker room Sunday. The rookie tight end fumbled away the chance for a rare Bucs win when he coughed up the ball in overtime. The Minnesota Vikings pounced on the loose ball, and Anthony Barr returned it for a game-winning touchdown. Everyone makes mistakes, of course. But in a high-profile...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings: First rounders proving their worth

Following their 19-13 overtime victory against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Mike Zimmer and Minnesota Vikings are surely celebrating their first win in the month of October. The win is much needed after last week’s last second loss to Buffalo, especially considering the manner in which they won. After giving 13 points in the 4th quarter, the Vikings fired back with a last second...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Minnesota's Michael Mauti Absolutely Crushes Tampa Bay Bucaneers KR Trindon Holliday

Trindon Holliday is a tiny man (5'5" and a 166 pounds), but he is a fast-as-heck tiny man. When he gets up a head of steam and has a little territory to work with he can really make some magic happen. There is just one problem. As small as he is when the opposition puts a helmet on him it looks really, really bad.Like it did Sunday when Michael Mauti of the Vikings cover...
Via FatManWriting
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Anthony Barr’s solo defensive effort beats Bucs in OT

With all the recent publicity surrounding the Minnesota Vikings being about rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, it was their top pick from this year’s draft that single-handedly created the winning score to beat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on the first play of scrimmage in overtime. Less than 10 seconds had elapsed in the extra session when linebacker Anthony Barr chased down...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Vikings win on walkoff fumble recovery in overtime

Anthony Barr's game-winning touchdown against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in overtime was a scoop and score.
Via Gamedayr
4 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Players Who Should Give Vikings Fans Hope

There hasn’t been too much to cheer about in the Vikings 2-5 season, but it’s not all disappointment in Minnesota. Here are five players that are playing well and should give Vikings fans some hope for the future. #457503478 / gettyimages.com 5. Jerick McKinnon: -The Vikings took the former Georgia Southern quarterback in the 3rd round of this year’s draft. He wasn’t supposed...
Via TopSportsReport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings Injury Report: Sharrif Floyd, Josh Robinson, Harrison Smith

The Minnesota Vikings welcomed linebacker Chad Greenway back after a three-game absence in Week 7, but they emerged from last Sunday's last-second loss to the Buffalo Bills with a few more more notable injuries. Here is a rundown of the Vikings' official injury report ahead of Sunday's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.Tight end Kyle Rudolph (groin) has been ruled...
Via NFL Injury Report
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings: Five key players against the Bucs

The 2-5 Minnesota Vikings are looking to avenge their last second loss to the Buffalo Bills on Sunday, as they travel to Tampa Bay to take on Lovie Smith and the Buccaneers. Smith’s Bucs are one of the few teams in the NFL with a more disappointing season than the Vikings, coming into the contest at 1-5. There will be a few familiar faces on the Bucs’ sideline, most notably...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings head coach shared this cute letter he received from a kid (Photo)

Mike Zimmer and the Minnesota Vikings have been struggling this year, but they are one game from getting over the hump. I honestly believe they can win this week angainst the Buccaneers. Well Mike Zimmer received a card from a little kid and boy was it great. You gotta win this game for this kid. […] The post Vikings head coach shared this cute letter he received from a kid (Photo...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings worked out former Raiders third round draft pick

The Vikings should not be happy with their secondary. Last week they were beat with 1 second left on the clock after the Buffalo Bills drove 80 yards which was technically 105 yards with penalties.  This week they brought in former 3rd round draft pick DeMarcus Van **** who played with the Chiefs and Raiders […] The post Vikings worked out former Raiders third round draft pick...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings: Why a 2-5 start should be a sign of optimism

Following their last second 17-16 loss to the Buffalo Bills, Mike Zimmer and the Minnesota Vikings fall to a disappointing 2-5 record. However, this 2-5 record may not be that disappointing. Obviously, Vikings’ fans would much prefer to see at least a winning record this season, but here are five reasons why Vikings’ fans should look on the bright side and at least be content...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: NFL could suspend Peterson without conviction

According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson still faces a suspension from the NFL even if he’s not convicted on child abuse charges.  If Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is found not guilty of a felony child abuse charge in Texas, he could still face a personal conduct suspension without pay from the NFL, according to sources...
Via Sportsnaut
18 days ago  |  Discuss
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