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Mike Zimmer believes Adrian Peterson will return to Vikings

            There has been quite a bit of drama surrounding Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings this season, and there have been some reports stating that Peterson is unhappy with the organization and could end up leaving the team. That doesn’t appear to be a major concern for Vikings’ head coach Mike Zimmer moving forward. From RealGM.com:...
Via Sports-Glory
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings: Evaluation of Teddy Bridgewater so far

When the Minnesota Vikings drafted Teddy Bridgewater out of Louisville with the 32nd pick in this year’s draft, there is no doubt they believed he would be their franchise quarterback. After making his 7th start as a Viking, it is only natural to evaluate Bridgewater’s performance up to this point. Like most young quarterbacks thrown into the starting role early in their rookie...
Via isportsweb.com
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Vikings Working With NFL To Keep Adrian Peterson Off The Field

  Adrian Peterson’s future is being determined. The Vikings seem to have made up their minds about Adrian Peterson. “According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, Peterson was referring to Vikings general counsel Kevin Warren. Schefter also reports that Warren and the NFL have been working together to ensure that Peterson doesn’t play this season.” [BSO] The post Vikings Working...
Via Geeks and Cleats
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mike Zimmer wants Adrian Peterson to return to Vikings upon reinstatement

Getty Images Running back Adrian Peterson has been suspended by the NFL for the rest of the 2014 season. When Peterson finally does return to the NFL, Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer wants him to do so in Minnesota. “I think Adrian wants to be back here,” Zimmer told ESPN. “You have to ask him. I don’t know. But I know he does have an awful lot of people here who have supported...
Via Tireball.com
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ben Tate active and will play against Packers

Ben Tate will suit up and be active on the Vikigns in today’s game against the NFC North rival Packers. Tate was waived by the Browns earlier this week only to end up with the Vikings. He will now share time with Joe Banyard behind Jerick McKinnon. Matt Asiata is out with a concussion. While this is good news for the future of Tate expecting him to get more than a few carries...
Via Tireball.com
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Eight probables on Vikings injury report

According to Marty Gitlin of CBS Sports, the Vikings released the team's injury report on Friday for their Week 12 matchup against the Packers and have eight probables out of the 13 players listed. The list includes: Running back Jerick McKinnon (lower back) Offensive tackle Mike Harris (ankle) Linebacker Anthony Barr (knee) Cornerback Xavier Rhodes (ankle) Defensive end...
Via 60 Max Power O
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sunday injury roundup: Minnesota Vikings

Packers @ Vikings, Sunday 1:00 PM on FOX - TCF Bank Stadium, Minneapolis, Minnesota Greg Jennings, WR Questionable(Comment: Jennings (ribs) is expected to play Sunday against the Packers, according to Albert Breer of NFL Network.) Kyle Rudolph, TE Probable(Comment: Rudolph (abdomen/groin) is probable for Sunday's game against Green Bay.) Anthony Barr, LB Probable(Comment...
Via 60 Max Power O
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Vikings Injury Report: Jerick McKinnon, Greg Jennings, Matt Asiata

The Minnesota Vikings will welcome one of the hottest teams in the league to town in Week 12, as the Green Bay Packers will come to TCF Bank Stadium. Here is a closer look at the Vikings' injury report for Sunday's game. #459119522 / gettyimages.com Running back Matt Asiata suffered a concussion last Sunday against the Chicago Bears, and after being held out of practice all week...
Via Sports Injury Alert
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Don't Underestimate the Vikings, Green Bay.

Since 1961, when the Minnesota Vikings franchise was created and Norm Van Brocklin was the first head coach in Vikings history. The rivalry was born October 22nd, 1961 and the Vince Lombardi-coached Green Bay Packers took the first meeting 31-7.Since then, the Packers-Vikings rivalry was a clash of two hard-hitting teams that always came down to the 4th quarter. The 70's were owned...
Via Pro Football Spot
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings bold predictions, NFL coaches who will be fired, Stafford’s fine GF

We’re essentially two-thirds of the way through the NFL season (nooooooo) and we know who the contenders are and who’s now focused on where they’ll pick in the draft. Below you’ll find the best cover32 columns from this past week to catch you up on anything you might have missed. Soak up Week 12! National Columns • Power Rankings: How all 32 teams in the NFL stack up after...
Via cover32 - Vikings
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Vikings will likely use Ben Tate this week quite often

With Matt Asiata out of Sunday’s contest against the Green Bay Packers with a concussion, Minnesota Vikings newcomer Ben Tate and Joe Banyard (zero NFL carries) are the only backs behind rookie starter Jerick McKinnon. We expect the Vikings to give Tate several carries to spell for the rookie Jerick McKinnon. “I’ve got to all […] The post Vikings will likely use Ben Tate...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
1 day ago  |  Discuss

FEMALE FRIDAY: This stunning Minnesota Vikings fan in body paint is a must see

The Minnesota Vikings might be tied with the Chicago Bears for last place in their division, but when it comes to how hot their female fans are, they’ve got a whole lot of teams beat. Don’t believe us? Check out this stunning Vikings fan in body paint we found on Twitter: #Vikings pic.twitter.com/YX2M3ZfPQT — Sexy NFL Fans (@SexyNFLFan) November 7, 2014 Game over. You may...
Via cover32 - Vikings
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Asiata out, Kalil and Floyd questionable for Vikings

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Ben Tate looks like he might be needed in his first game for the Minnesota Vikings, but he should have starting left tackle Matt Kalil in front of him. Running back Matt Asiata is still going through concussion testing and will miss Sunday's game against the Green Bay Packers. Asiata has already been declared out, perhaps opening the possibility Tate could...
Via Fox Sports North
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings Injury Updates: Jerick McKinnon, Matt Asiata, Greg Jennings

As the Minnesota Vikings prepare to welcome the Green Bay Packers to TCF Bank Stadium on Sunday, here's an update on some notable injuries ahead of Friday's official injury report.Running back Jerick McKinnon (lower back) was limited in practice on Thursday, after sitting out on Wednesday. He looks likely to play on Sunday, and it's worth noting he dealt with this back issue last...
Via NFL Injury Report
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings fans would be wise to monitor these wild Week 12 bold predictions

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...
Via cover32 - Vikings
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Peterson speaks out, doesn't want to be compared to Ray Rice

Outside of the random social media post, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been somewhat quiet since the entire child abuse scandal broke during the summer. And for good reason. Peterson has been on the receiving end of a storm of negativity from the media. He has also been dealing with the legalities that come with being charged with child abuse. That changed...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

RB Ben Tate finds a new home in Minnesota

One day after beling released by the Cleveland Browns, running back Ben Tate was claimed off waivers by the Minnesota Vikings, the very same day the Vikings learned Adrian Peterson won't be walking through that door any time soon. Tate, who wasn't a happy camper in Cleveland about losing carries to two rookies, Isaiah Crowell and Terrance West, will get some burn in Minnesota...
Via 60 Max Power O
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Pratt has harsh words for Adrian Peterson

The outrage surrounding Adrian Peterson has cooled down, but it may be reheated thanks to the opinion of actor Chris Pratt. Pratt was profiled by GQ for its Men of the Year issue and had plenty to share with writer Drew Magary. Magary decided to turn the cover story into a 41 awesome things about...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

PJD’s Week 11 Recap: Vikings Football Returned Unfortunately

In week 10 of the NFL season, the Minnesota Vikings had a bye week. That means, they didn’t play that week. You know what I did? I woke up early, was outside by like 10:00 AM, did a bunch of yard work, cleaning out my gutters for the impending snow storm that hit, raked a bunch of leaves, tossed out the Halloween pumpkins, then sat down to a nice lunch at like 12:45 PM, uninterrupted...
Via Purple Jesus Diaries
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Zimmer rips Soldier Field for clock malfunctions (video)

The Minnesota Vikings fell to 4-6 and essentially eliminated themselves from postseason contention in losing to the Chicago Bears, 21-13. The Vikings defense put together a poor showing, giving up 468 total yards and allowing their opposition to convert on 10 of 17 third downs. But head coach Mike Zimmer instead focused on ripping Soldier Field and its malfunctioning game clocks...
Via The Sports Daily
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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