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Vikings have a new plan for Adrian Peterson

Going into this season,  the Minnesota Vikings have a new plan for their aging star,  running back Adrian Peterson, according o Ben Goessling of Peterson has done most of his work between the tackles in recent years, often putting together some of his biggest plays on zone runs that gave the running back a chance to read the defense and cut back against the grain if he...
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National confidence level in Minnesota Vikings takes dip heading into regular season

It’s finally here. No more training camp practices. No scrimmages. No more meaningless exhibitions. Now, it’s actually for real; the NFL regular season is upon us! During the next 17 weeks, 32 teams will vie for 12 playoff spots, all in the hopes of being the last team standing at the end. For some, this is a realistic possibility; for others, it’s nothing but a pipe dream...
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Nine players named to Minnesota Vikings practice squad

Yesterday we reported that the Minnesota Vikings shaved down their roster to 53 players in preparation for the regular season. The next roster moves due for NFL teams is deciding who will play on their practice squads. Here’s a primer on practice squad rules, per The Daily Norseman: Practice squad players are just that. . .guys that practice with the team. They don’t play...
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Vikings add 9 to practice squad

According to Larry Hartstein of CBS Sports, the Vikings have signed nine players to their practice squad: Running back Joe Banyard Wide receiver Kain Colter Wide receiver Donte Foster Defensive tackle Isame Faciane Tight end Chase Ford Cornerback Kendall James Center Zac Kerin Offensive tackle Mike Remmers Defensive end Justin Trattou.    
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Waiver wire: Vikings claim two

The NFL waiver wire, in short: 'A cut player with less than four years of service time is placed on waivers. All 31 other teams can place a claim on the player and add him to their 53-man roster. If the player goes unclaimed through waivers, they are free to sign with any team as an unrestricted free agent. The waiver wire order is identical to the 2014 NFL Draft order, so the...
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Minnesota Vikings: What to take away from an undefeated preseason

After their strong showing against the Tennessee Titans on Thursday, the Minnesota Vikings finished the preseason 4-0, the seventh time the Vikings have gone undefeated in the preseason during their 54 year history. This preseason has illuminated some surprises, both good and bad, but has shown us what to expect out of the Vikings in the 2014 season. Everson Griffen is the real deal...
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Vikings Awarded MarQueis Gray and Mike Harris Off Waivers

The Vikings roster is still taking shape and we can officially welcome 2 new members. Minnesota was awarded both tight end MarQueis Gray and offensive tackle Mike Harris off waivers. Gray is a familiar face around Minnesota as he was a Gopher from 2009 to 2012. The former Gopher has bounced around a bit from the 49ers to the Browns, last year he saw time on the Browns active roster...
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Minnesota Vikings Fantasy Football Outlook

2013 was a pretty awful season for the Minnesota Vikings, especially on the road. The Vikings finished the season 5-10-1 and went 0-7-1 on the road. Despite bringing in Greg Jennings to give the team a playmaker, the passing game was a disaster. This was largely due to the fact that the Vikings used three different starting quarterbacks during the season, which included Josh Freeman...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFL 53-man cutdown update: Minnesota Vikings

As of Sunday 8/31 8AM ET, Per NFL transaction wire, All teams down to 53 by Saturday 8/30 4PM. Players released: OL Jeff Baca DT Chase Baker RB Joe Banyard S Kurt Coleman WR Kain Colter S Chris Crocker DT Fred Evans DT Isame Faciane TE Chase Ford WR Donte Foster LB Justin Jackson CB Kendall James OL Zac Kerin CB Julian Posey TE Allen Reisner OL Mike Remmers...
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A look at the Minnesota Vikings final 53 man roster

Yesterday the Minnesota Vikings made their final cuts and trimmed their roster down to 53 players in anticipation of the start of the regular season. Now we know exactly who will be suiting up in purple and gold next Sunday. Here are all the players who made the cut: Offense: Quarterback: Matt Cassel, Teddy Bridgewater, Christian Ponder Running back: Adrian Peterson, Matt Asiata...
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Vikings still working on their roster; Find out here who has been cut

We heard of a few players that were released, but we are still working on a complete list. This is from Vikings Corner DT- Fred Evans, (via Pro Football Talk) RB- Joe Banyard (via Tom Pelissero) TE- Allen Reisner (via Tom Pelissero) DT- Chase Baker (via Tom Pelissero) OT- Mike Remmers (via Ben Goessling) LB- […] The post Vikings still working on their roster; Find out here who...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Meet the 2014 Minnesota Vikings | 53 Man Roster

With the final cuts in the books the roster appears to be set for rookie head coach Mike Zimmer and the Minnesota Vikings. Biggest surprises that stick out to me is rolling with 2 TE’s (for now), keeping 2 FB’s, and the cuts of Reisner, Crocker, and Coleman. While this won’t be the roster the Vikings end the season with it will surely be what they start the season with (barring...
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Vikings release Fred Evans; Cut list updates here

Today the Minnesota Vikings started releasing players to get to 53. Their first cut was Fred Evans. @ProFootballTalk: Vikings’ decision to cut DT Fred Evans likely means DT Linval Joseph will be ready to go for Week One Vikings cuts: DT Fred Evans The post Vikings release Fred Evans; Cut list updates here appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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Vikings Release Veteran DT Fred Evans

  Pro Football Talk is reporting that the Vikings have released veteran DT Fred Evans on Saturday. The Vikings brought Evans back on a one-year deal worth $1 million back in March, but it appears as though they prefer some of their younger options at interior defensive tackle. Evans, 30, appeared in 14 games and totaled 20 tackles and a forced fumble for the Vikings in 2013....
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings Final 53 Man Roster Predictions

The preseason is officially in the books. With cuts due by Saturday we are on the cusp of seeing who will be representing the 53 man roster for the 2014 Vikings. Below is my final prediction … not gonna lie, it was painful cutting a few of these guys. First Round Vikings of Cuts: CB Derek Cox, S Mistral Raymond, T Pierce Burton, S Brandan Bishop, WR Kamar Jorden, WR Erik Lora...
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