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...
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November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings report card: Flat performance all around

So much for momentum. The Minnesota Vikings had it, with two straight wins and a refreshed feeling from the bye week. Chicago had allowed 50 points in back-to-back games, including a nationally-televised blowout to division rival Green Bay. And then Minnesota went up 10-0 early Sunday at Chicago against the Bears. Momentum ended, positively and negatively, for the two teams from...
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November 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Windy City Blues Continue For Vikings

Going into the game, the Vikings were coming off the bye week on a two-game losing streak, while the Bears were coming off a three-game losing streak and had the lost the previous two by a combined score of 106-37. Sounds like a win for Minnesota right? Unfortunately, no. Despite the Bears struggles, the Vikings have always had a difficult time winning in Chicago. The last two wins...
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November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings still searching for second starter at safety

MANKATO, Minn. --€“ Facing the end of training camp, Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer still has unanswered questions about his new team. Near the top of the to-do list is finding a second starting safety to play alongside Harrison Smith. That puzzling question will be a focal point this week as Minnesota plays its second preseason game at home against the Arizona Cardinals....
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings: Preseason week 2 preview

When the Minnesota Vikings host the Arizona Cardinals in their second preseason game, they will be looking to do the same things as the first week: stay healthy, get young players reps, and figure out where they are in terms of players executing the offense and defense. There are a few story lines to really pay attention to this weekend at TCF Bank Stadium. The quarterback situation...
August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings sign DB Crocker, activate Sendejo off PUP list

MANKATO, Minn. -- The competition for the starting safety spot next to Harrison Smith in the Minnesota Vikings defense took an interesting turn on Monday. Minnesota signed veteran defensive back Chris Crocker on Monday and released defensive end Rakim Cox. Crocker played the past six years for Vikings coach Mike Zimmer in Cincinnati and also was with Zimmer in Atlanta in 2007. Crocker...
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August 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Vikings training camp preview: Safeties

  This is the eighth in a series of 13 previews leading up to the Minnesota Vikings' July 25 start of camp. TODAY'S POSITION: SAFETIES Rating (1-to-10 scale): 6 Projected starters: Harrison Smith (third year) and Jamarca Sanford (sixth year) Backups (asterisks indicate players expected to make the roster): Brandan Bishop, *Robert Blanton, *Kurt Coleman, *Antone Exum, Mistral...
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July 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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