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Monday Afternoon Vikings Practice

The breeze set the scene for a lovely afternoon at Vikings Training Camp. The progress made by the team and the up tempo pace of the afternoon session was a nice change from the morning walkthrough. Mike Zimmer appeared to be on the phone quite a bit throughout both practices – turns out – his father isn’t doing well and he has left camp to be by his side. Thoughts are with...
Via Purple Jesus Diaries
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sunday Vikings Training Camp

Sunday was a much nicer day to be out at Vikings Training Camp. Although the sun was shining, the wind kept it reasonable. This was the most “fun” practice session I’ve watched since coming down to camp. Most of practice was spent scrimmaging – even more so than last night. I got to really analyze which players stood out and which looked a little shaky. I have to say… before...
Via Purple Jesus Diaries
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Vikings Will Keep Six Receivers For 2015

One debate that has been going on among Minnesota Vikings fans around the country may have come to an end.According to AJ Mansour of KFAN 100.3, Vikings play-by-play radio announcer Paul Allen has stated that Minnesota will keep six receivers on their final 53 man roster heading into the 2015 season. Mansour discussed this on Friday's edition of KFAN's 'The Power Trip Morning Show...
Via Pro Football Spot
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WR Adam Thielen a sleeper in receiving corps training camp competition

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Adam Thielen was bypassed by every division one college and signed with the team as an undrafted free agent in 2013. Thielen attended a rookie tryout and evaluation session at Winter Park and the club liked what they saw signing him and while adding him to their practice squad. He been the team's fifth wideout and special teams ace, but in 2015...
Via 60 Max Power O
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Ten Vikings Who Could be on the Bubble | #9 Adam Thielen

It’s tugs ont he heart strings to put the Minnesota native and fan favorite down as a bubble player. But depending on how many receivers the Vikings keep it’s a real possiblity. As of now it looks like four guys (Charles Johnson, Mike Wallace, Cordarrelle Patterson, and Jarius Wright) are pretty much locked in to make the roster at receiver. Leaving one … MAYBE two spots ...
Via DraftSeason
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Adam Thielen be in Minnesota Come 2015?

Adam Thielen is not a player known by the casual NFL fan but come next season, the 24 year old wide receiver is looking to improve upon his semi-breakout season in 2014 with the Minnesota Vikings. The only question is if he will be able to continue his NFL career in Minnesota in 2015.After spending 2013 on the Vikings practice squad, Thielen impressed Minnesota head coach Mike Zimmer...
Via Pro Football Spot
April 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Panthers Have Quietly Built a Formidable Special Teams Unit

Had the Carolina Panthers not pulled off four straight wins to end the 2014 regular season, their proverbial nail in the coffin would have been Adam Thielen. Yeah, Adam Thielen.In their Week 13 matchup against Minnesota, the Panthers helplessly watched a blocked punt off the foot of Brad Nortman land into the hands the Vikings’ special teams ace and into the end zone. At that point...
Via Pro Football Spot
April 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings defense and special teams dominated their division this year

The Minnesota Vikings are unquestionably headed in the right direction. The latest evidence comes from the genius nerds at Pro Football Focus, who named seven Vikings to their all NFC North team. Six of them play on defense and special teams. Check out more of the Top 30 Special Team Photos of 2014 here: http://t.co/RRpuHxiHEK pic.twitter.com/AOQYiYHw8e — Andy Kenutis (@AndyKenutis...
Via cover32 - Vikings
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Let’s Watch Teddy Bridgewater’s Gorgeous Bomb to Adam Thielen

Hey! Happy New Year! In 2015, the Vikings have neither won nor lost a game, so, basically, we’re the best ever. More than likely we are all super hung over to bring in the new year, which is just great news. Because of that, we’re going to take a little hiatus, a little holiday break, to start the year today. Instead of an article laughing at Christian Ponder, we are just going...
Via Purple Jesus Diaries
January 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bears: What We Learned In 13-9 Loss To Vikings

Coming into the last week of what has been a dismal season, the Chicago Bears were hoping to avoid finishing last in the division when they faced the Minnesota Vikings. The game was pretty tight early on, as the teams battled to a 3-3 tie going into halftime.However, the Vikings took a 10-6 lead in the third quarter when quarterback Teddy Bridgewater threw a touchdown pass to Adam...
Via Pro Football Spot
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings report card: Defensive effort ends season on positive note

With a season-ending 13-9 victory, the Minnesota Vikings go into the offseason with positive feelings. Minnesota got its first divisional win of the year and avoided double-digit losses and disappointment to end the season. The Vikings' defense recovered from its poorest game of the season and rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater again provided reason for optimism. Ending the season...
Via Fox Sports North
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings player's fiancee catches his first TD ball after random toss into stands (PHOTO)

After Vikings rookie wide receiver Adam Thielen caught the first NFL touchdown pass of his career, he randomly tossed the ball into the stands. A typical celebration but, little did he expect it to be caught by someone he knew. Adding to Thielen's surprise, the showcase souvenir was caught by his fiancee Caitlin Graboski. You might call this football's version of catching a wedding...
Via The Other Paper
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Local product Thielen shines in breakthrough game for Vikings

MINNEAPOLIS -- For a moment, it looked like Bears cornerback Kyle Fuller had jumped Adam Thielen and absconded with a prized piece of jewelry. After Thielen hauled in his first NFL touchdown reception, an aggravated Fuller popped the ball out of the Vikings wideout's hands as he sprinted across TCF Bank Stadium's east end zone. Indignant, Thielen mean-mugged Fuller, retrieved his...
Via Fox Sports North
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Teddy Bridgewater, Vikings get by Bears

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Minnesota Vikings were just getting started, with a rookie quarterback and a first-time head coach. Jay Cutler and the rest of the Chicago Bears played again like they were ready for the season to be over. Teddy Bridgewater threw the go-ahead 44-yard touchdown pass to Adam Thielen in the third quarter, guiding the Vikings to a 13-9 victory on Sunday to put...
Via AP on Fox
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Bridgewater leads Vikings to 13-9 win over Bears

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Teddy Bridgewater threw the go-ahead 44-yard touchdown pass to Adam Thielen in the third quarter, guiding the Minnesota Vikings past Chicago 13-9 on Sunday to put one more blemish on a forgettable year for the Bears. Blair Walsh kicked two field goals, Audie Cole had 11 tackles in his first start of the season and the Vikings (7-9) ended coach Mike Zimmer's first...
Via Fox Sports North
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Bridgewater, Vikings get by Bears 13-9

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Teddy Bridgewater threw the go-ahead 44-yard touchdown pass to Adam Thielen in the third quarter, guiding the Minnesota Vikings past Chicago 13-9 on Sunday to put one more blemish on a forgettable year for the Bears. Blair Walsh kicked two field goals, Audie Cole had 11 tackles in his first start of the season and the Vikings (7-9) ended coach Mike Zimmer's first...
Via AP on Fox
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Hair today, gone tomorrow: Robison trims locks for first time in nearly 5 years

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The end of the 2009 season for the Minnesota Vikings was Jan. 24, 2010. There's little need to remind most fans or people associated with the team of the day. The heart-breaking NFC Championship game loss to the New Orleans Saints still is painful more than four years later. The timing meant something else to Minnesota defensive end Brian Robison until Tuesday...
Via Fox Sports North
December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings hold block party in 31-13 win vs. Panthers

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) The Carolina Panthers came out of their bye, still carrying a legitimate chance of repeating as NFC South champions despite persistent problems on offense and defense. Better put special teams on that list, too, thanks to the Minnesota Vikings. Adam Thielen and Everson Griffen each returned blocked punts for touchdowns, the first time in 24 years one team had two...
Via AP on Fox
December 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings deliver two crucial blocked punts for TDs against Panthers

MINNEAPOLIS -- Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen was on the sideline Sunday when reserve wide receiver Adam Thielen broke through the Carolina Panthers' offensive line with a clear path to the punter. What Thielen did next -- becoming the first Minnesota Vikings' player to do so since 1986 -- was enough to send the excitable Griffen into a frenzy. "Oh my gosh, it was unbelievable...
Via Fox Sports North
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Panthers Frozen by Vikings, Drop Sixth Straight

History was not Carolina’s biggest advocate going into their Week 13 matchup.Before taking the field in Minnesota on Sunday, the Panthers were 0-4 in games following a bye week under head coach Ron Rivera. The franchise was also 2-6 all-time in games where the kickoff temperature was below 32° F.Well, this was a game after a bye that played host to a kickoff temperature below...
Via Pro Football Spot
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Two touchdowns on blocked punts help Vikings rout Panthers

MINNEAPOLIS -- Adam Thielen and Everson Griffen each returned blocked punts by Minnesota for touchdowns, the fifth time in league history one team had two in the same game, and the Vikings beat Carolina 31-13 on Sunday to hand the Panthers their sixth straight loss. Teddy Bridgewater threw for two scores without a turnover, and Griffen had two of the four sacks by the Vikings (5...
Via AP on Fox
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings' Bridgewater excels in win over Panthers

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Adam Thielen and Everson Griffen each returned blocked punts by Minnesota for touchdowns, the fifth time in league history one team had two in the same game, and the Vikings beat Carolina 31-13 on Sunday to hand the Panthers their sixth straight loss. Teddy Bridgewater threw for two scores without a turnover, and Griffen had two of the four sacks by the Vikings...
Via AP on Fox
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings block 2 punts for TDs, beat Panthers 31-13

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Adam Thielen and Everson Griffen each returned blocked punts by Minnesota for touchdowns, the fifth time in league history one team had two in the same game, and the Vikings beat Carolina 31-13 on Sunday to hand the Panthers their sixth straight loss. Teddy Bridgewater threw for two scores without a turnover, and Griffen had two of the four sacks by the Vikings...
Via AP on Fox
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings' Bridgewater excels in win over Panthers

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Minnesota Vikings swatted away the Carolina Panthers' improbable hopes of making the playoffs. Adam Thielen and Everson Griffen each returned blocked punts by Minnesota for touchdowns, the fifth time in league history one team had two in the same game, and the Vikings beat Carolina 31-13 on Sunday to hand the Panthers their sixth straight loss. Teddy Bridgewater...
Via Fox Sports North
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings return 2 blocked punts for TDs in 1st half

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) It's a block party in Minnesota. Adam Thielen and Everson Griffen returned blocked punts for touchdowns in the first half against Carolina on Sunday, making the Vikings the fifth team to do it multiple times in the same game. Thielen blocked Brad Nortman's punt in the first quarter and returned it 30 yards for a score. Griffen then ran Jasper Brinkley's blocked...
Via AP on Fox
November 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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