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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...
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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
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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...
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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
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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
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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
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Rookie Quarterbacks Getting Extended Action

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel went down with a toe injury in the second quarter of their game against the New Orleans Saints. With Cassel unable to return to action, Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer called on rookie signal caller Teddy Bridgewater to see the first regular season action of his career. Teddy Time! http://t.co/Kyr4xcfcHm pic.twitter.com/ALgulXdbXJ — SB Nation...
Via Sportsnaut
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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
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Vikings sign WR from Browns practice squad

The Minnesota Vikings on Saturday filled Adrian Peterson’s vacated spot on the roster. The team announced it signed wide receiver Charles Johnson off the Cleveland Browns’ practice squad. Johnson is familiar with Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner, who was in Cleveland last season. The post Vikings sign WR from Browns practice squad appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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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
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PHOTO: Fan wants Minnesota Vikings to fire Brad Childress again

Former Minnesota Vikings head coach Brad Childress did not have a great run with the team. In fact, given the talent he had at his disposal during his tenure one might be tempted to call it downright awful. How awful was it? Some fans want the Vikings to fire Childress…. again. Check out this photo from ESPN College Gameday this past weekend: via imgur.com   Ouch. Childress is...
Via cover32 - Vikings
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Minnesota Vikings: Five keys to beating the Saints in week three

After getting completely dominated by the New England Patriots in week 2, Mike Zimmer and the Minnesota Vikings look to turn the page as they travel to New Orleans to take on Sean Payton and the Saints. After a crazy week for the front office and the rest of the Vikings’ organization, due to the dwelling Adrian Peterson situation, the Vikings will have to prepare for a crucial...
Via isportsweb.com
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Jerome Simpson gets axed by Vikings after latest arrest

The Minnesota Vikings are already in enough trouble with the Adrian Peterson case, and now the team had to cut ties with another player. Jerome Simpson the former Coastal Carolina standout cannot stay out of trouble. He has numerous charges pending and now he will face another charger.  Wide receiver Jerome Simpson has a Nov. […] The post Jerome Simpson gets axed by Vikings after...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
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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
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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
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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