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It’s Teddy Bridgewater time in Minnesota

Yesterday, the Minnesota Vikings were forced to play Teddy Bridgewater early after Matt Cassel broke his foot.  Bridgewater would love to be able to come in and move the ball quickly,  but it will be harder without his star running back Adrian Peterson. In yesterdays game, Bridgewater did a good job in his relief job […] The post It’s Teddy Bridgewater time in Minnesota appeared...
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Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph will have an MRI today on his groin

Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph endured a rough week as he dealt with an abdominal injury, and things didn’t get any better in Sunday’s game against the New Orleans Saints. Albert Breer    @AlbertBreer Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph told me he is having an MRI tomorrow. Suffered a groin injury in the game. It […] The post Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph will have an MRI today on...
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4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Matt Cassel reportedly suffered multiple fractures in his foot

Well it looks like Teddy Bridgewater will be the Vikings’ starting quarterback from here on out. @Vikings QB Matt Cassel has multiple fractures in left foot. No timetable yet, more tests tomorrow. But it will be a while. #BridgewaterTime — Jarrett Bell (@JarrettBell) September 21, 2014 The @teddyb_h2o era begins. Matt Cassel breaks R foot here. Doubt he returns this season....
Via Pro Football Zone
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Vikings QB Matt Cassel has broken foot

Minnesota Vikings rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater got his first NFL action on Sunday after starter Matt Cassel left the game with what was later diagnosed as a broken left foot. Cassel was injured on a scramble during the Vikings’ field-goal drive early in the second quarter. According to ESPN.com, Cassel suffered several fractured bones in the foot. Cassel was seen on...
Via Sports-Glory
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Captain Munnerlyn sacks Drew Brees with suplex hit (GIF)

Minnesota Vikings cornerback Captain Munnerlyn sacked Drew Brees with a suplex-style hit that Brees didn't particularly care for during the third quarter of Sunday's game in the Superdome.Fortunately Brees was not injured on the play, but Brees made sure he let it be known that he did not appreciate the hit by Munnerlyn, calling it a “straight Hulk Hogan, 1985-style suplex”...
Via Holdout Sports
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Matt Cassel has ‘Several’ Fractured Bones in Foot

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel left the game with foot injury in the second quarter of their loss to the New Orleans Saints on Sunday. And news from the Vikings indicate that the veteran suffered “several bone fractured” in his foot. Mike Zimmer says Matt Cassel has several fractured bones in his foot. — Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) September 21, 2014 Rookie Teddy...
Via Sportsnaut
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cassel broke 'several' bones in foot, Bridgewater to start

Vikings HC Mike Zimmer told reporters following Sunday’s game that QB Matt Cassel has “several” fractured bones in his foot. Zimmer added that first-round pick Teddy Bridgewater is ready to start for the team now that Cassel is out. Cassel was carted off with what appeared to be a left toe injury, and was replaced by Bridgewater . Cassel, 32, signed a two-year, $10...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Drew Brees rages after Captain Munnerlyn slams him on sack (Video)

Drew Brees erupted after getting body-slammed by Captain Munnerlyn on a big sack Sunday. The New Orleans Saints were in a third-and-long situation from their own 32 when Munnerlyn came in on a corner blitz and wrapped up Brees for a sack. Munnerlyn lifted up Brees and slammed him to the […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Adrian Peterson pushing for an expedited trial

Adrian Peterson’s child abuse trial isn’t expected to occur until 2015. According to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport, Peterson is attempting to get the trial expedited. RB Adrian Peterson’s legal team is pushing for an expedited trial, rather than have it next year. Will force #Vikings into a decision — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) September 21, 2014 Getting the trail over and...
Via Pro Football Zone
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Teddy Bridgewater looking good in his NFL debut for Minnesota Vikings

It’s almost halftime at the Superdome between the Minnesota Vikings and the New Orleans Saints. The home team is ahead 13-6 currently, but who cares? The real news here today is rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater making his NFL debut for the Vikings. Matt Cassel had to leave with a toe injury earlier and will not return: Matt Cassel carted to the locker room with one shoe off...
Via cover32 - Vikings
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Vikings don't see Adrian Peterson in their future

The Minnesota Vikings are reportedly ready to cut ties with running back Adrian Peterson following his indictment on a felony-abuse charge in Texas. The Vikings placed Peterson on the exempt/commissioner’s permission list Wednesday, and it appears they’ve already looking ahead to their next move. According to ESPN’s Chris Mortenson, citing league sources, the team does not...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings Likely to Play the Hot Hand at Running Back

Minnesota Vikings Likely to Play the Hot Hand at Running Back With Minnesota Vikings Adrian Peterson in a boat-load of trouble and indefinitely banned from the team, the Vikings may go with the hot hand between running backs Matt Asiata and Jerick McKinnon this week. Norv Turner hints at hot-hand … The post Minnesota Vikings Likely to Play the Hot Hand at Running Back appeared...
Via Fantasy Football Chick
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Vikings release troubled wide receiver Jerome Simpson

Just hours after news broke Minnesota Vikings receiver Jerome Simpson was in trouble with the law, again, the team announced it’s moving on without him. #Vikings release WR Jerome Simpson. — Minnesota Vikings (@Vikings) September 18, 2014 Simpson had an arraignment scheduled this morning for November 3 because of an incident that occurred on July 7. Police pulled him over and...
Via cover32 - Vikings
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Stewart: NFL doesn't 'know what the (expletive) they're doing

When Jon Stewart gets someone or something in his cross hairs, he’s relentless. Just ask FOX News. The latest object of scorn for Stewart is the NFL in the midst of the league’s latest ongoing controversies. It seems like there’s a new one every day with allegations of domestic and child abuse putting the NFL in the spotlight for all of the wrong reasons. Stewart skewered the...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson on exempt list, out indefinitely

The Minnesota Vikings have used the Exempt/Commissioner’s Permission List on running back Adrian Peterson, which requires him to stay away from team activities and the facility until his current bout with the law is completed. The #Vikings statement in its entirety on placing Adrian Peterson on “Exempt/ Commissioner’s Permission list…” pic.twitter.com/byFI31roMs — Sean...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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