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7 players the Vikings must move on from in 2016

The Minnesota Vikings need to revamp their roster this offseason. In order to bring in fresh talent, they need to first part ways with the players who have grown stale.There are a couple players who might get cut for the cap savings. The other players on this list have contracts expiring this spring and may not be back in Minnesota for the 2016 season.The Vikings must move on from...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Three Vikings make PFWA's 2015 All-Rookie team

The Minnesota Vikings made some stellar draft picks in 2015, as evidenced by the All-Rookie team selected by the Pro Football Writers Association.Wide receiver Stefon Diggs, linebacker Eric Kendricks and defensive end Danielle Hunter made the team.Via Matt Vensel of the Star-Tribune:Kendricks was a second-round pick out of UCLA who played in 14 games with 11 starts. He stood out...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

5 positions the Vikings must address this offseason

The Minnesota Vikings were strong enough to win an NFC North title and make the playoffs in 2015, but they can still improve their roster this offseason. The defense has few holes, and most of them can be plugged up with fitting free agents. The offense may be a little tougher to address, since the team may need to tackle those deficiencies in the draft. It'll be a challenging offseason...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Friday web roundup: Minnesota Vikings

RB Adrian Peterson sits out; says he'll be ready Minnesota Vikings' Adrian Peterson leaves the field after the Vikings 23-20 loss to Arizona game at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, ... Vikings take another swing at Seattle defense EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings personnel consultant Paul Wiggin can thank old buddy and former roommate Pete Carroll for bringing...
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January 08, 2016  |  Discuss

'Zim's going to be him': Vikings D follows aggressive coach

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) Two years ago, the Minnesota Vikings gave up a league-most 30 points per game. That's the group Mike Zimmer inherited when he was hired as head coach. His impact on the defense has been significant, starting with this most basic and most important statistic. This season, the Vikings finished fifth in the NFL with a stingy average of 18.9 points allowed...
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January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Six Points: Vikings vs. Packers

The Green Bay Packers (10-5) and Minnesota Vikings (10-5) will meet at Lambeau Field this weekend for a Sunday night showdown to decide the winner of the NFC North. Although they won the previous matchup at TCF Bank Stadium in Week 11, the Packers are coming off a crushing loss to the Arizona Cardinals and the Vikings just picked up a momentous victory over the New York Giants.Will...
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December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Robison rags on Blanton for getting caught by 'guy wearing 66'

In the fourth quarter of 49-17 win over the Minnesota Vikings last Sunday night, Minnesota Vikings safety Robert Blanton handled an onside kick cleanly and squirted through the coverage. It looked like a sure touchdown, but he was tracked down inside the 20-yard line.The player who brought Blanton down from behind was last-string defensive end Brad Bars, who wears No. 66 for the...
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December 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings vs. Chicago Bears Takeaways

The Vikings got a much needed win to put themselves in position for the playoffs and more importantly the division title. The Vikings had their biggest win of the season, and here is why… The Bridge is Laid Over Trouble Water Teddy Bridgewater had easily the best game of his career against the Bears. He threw for 231 yards and scored five total touchdowns, and Bridgewater has received...
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December 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Behind Bridgewater's career game, Vikings beat Bears 38-17

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Teddy Bridgewater doubled his career high for touchdown passes in a game. Minnesota's defense, still missing three key players to injuries, relentlessly pressured Jay Cutler and kept Chicago's skill-position players in check. The Vikings appeared prepared for the postseason. The Bears looked ready for an offseason. Bridgewater threw four touchdown passes and...
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December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Seahawks’ reporter admits error, illustrates limitations of fan/media play analysis

It’s rare to see a media member own up to being wrong, but 710 ESPN Seattle’s Danny O’Neil did just that this week in a fascinating piece. O’Neil (seen at left above) admitted that his Twitter criticism of Seahawks’ guard Justin Britt for a supposed missed block in the team’s 38-7 win over the Minnesota Vikings Sunday was incorrect, as it turns out Britt had a different...
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December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings Brian Robison Ruins Great Sack With Stupid Penalty

The Vikings are in contention for the division and a have a good shot at making the playoffs if they don't, but if they are going to do it they have to stop doing stupid stuff like Brian Robison did on one play against the Seahawks Sunday. After making a nice sack on Russell Wilson he decided to hold on to Wilson's leg and give it a little pull. What he was trying to do or thought...
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December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Friday web roundup: Minnesota Vikings

Murphy: Brian Robison says Minnesota Vikings devouring defense had blue collar After setting career highs with 42 catches and 588 yards in 2014, Jarius Wright began his fourth season with the Minnesota Vikings looking as though he'd be an ... LB Barr 'ruins a lot of things for the offense' Anthony Barr's many talents showed up against the Falcons, making it obvious why Mike Zimmer...
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December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings coach Zimmer: "Don't take the cheese"

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- One of coach Mike Zimmer's favorite warnings for the Minnesota Vikings is this: "Don't take the cheese."The advice to stay hungry and avoid complacency, analogous to a mouse sniffing a trap set with a tasty snack, will be especially pertinent now that they've moved past the Green Bay Packers in the NFC North."I'm sure you're all aware, all right, that we're...
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November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings coach Zimmer: "Don't take the cheese"

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- One of coach Mike Zimmer's favorite warnings for the Minnesota Vikings is this: "Don't take the cheese." The advice to stay hungry and avoid complacency, analogous to a mouse sniffing a trap set with a tasty snack, will be especially pertinent now that they've moved past the Green Bay Packers in the NFC North. "I'm sure you're all aware, all right, that we...
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November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings coach Zimmer: "Don't take the cheese"

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- One of coach Mike Zimmer's favorite warnings for the Minnesota Vikings is this: "Don't take the cheese." The advice to stay hungry and avoid complacency, analogous to a mouse sniffing a trap set with a tasty snack, will be especially pertinent now that they've moved past the Green Bay Packers in the NFC North. "I'm sure you're all aware, all right, that we...
Via Fox Sports North
November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

As Vikings prep for Pack, Zimmer tries to keep team grounded

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) One of coach Mike Zimmer's favorite warnings for the Minnesota Vikings is this: ''Don't take the cheese.'' The advice to stay hungry and avoid complacency, analogous to a mouse sniffing a trap set with a tasty snack, will be especially pertinent now that they've moved past the Green Bay Packers in the NFC North. ''I'm sure you're all aware, all right...
Via AP on Fox
November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings have a Saturday Donut Club to get ready for game day

The Minnesota Vikings have a Saturday tradition that has dated back to former quarterback Gus Frerotte's days with team (2003-04, '08). It's called Donut Club, according to ESPN's Ben Goessling, and it has become a serious part of the Vikings' game-day preparation."For me, it starts my routine for a game, as stupid as that sounds," safety Harrison Smith said, per ESPN.Vikings athletic...
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October 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings Bounce Back Against the Lions

After a rough Week One, the Minnesota Vikings bounced back against the Lions in impressive fashion. The Vikings effort was much different this time around and this is what everyone expected from the team. Three reasons why the Vikings won: Winning the battle in the trenches Unlike week one, the Vikings took control of the offensive and defensive lines early and dominated the the...
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September 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings defense ready to disconnect 49ers' mobile connection

The Minnesota Vikings will start their season against the 49ers and their mobile quarterback Colin Kaepernick with the intention of keeping him from racking up yards via the ground. “We can’t let him get outside the box and scramble and create plays with his feet,” defensive end Everson Griffen said, via Vikings.com. “He’s very, he’ll hit you long and deep if you...
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September 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings calling 'every expert' to cut down on pectoral injuries

The Minnesota Vikings have been plagued by pectoral muscle injuries since last season, the latest victim being offensive tackle Carter Bykowski. Head coach Mike Zimmer doesn't know if Bykowski will be out for the entire season, according to ESPN's Ben Goessling, nor does he know the exact root of this recurring problem. "It's a combination of things, really," Zimmer said, per ESPN...
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August 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings' defense ready to improve against the run, get after opposing quarterbacks

The Minnesota Vikings run defense in 2014 was porous and is the focal point for the unit as training camp grinds on, and defensive end Brian Robison believes if the group can fix that, then its open season on opposing quarterbacks. “I think it’s big-time for us. We realize that in some games if we would have stopped the run a little bit better, it would have allowed us to...
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August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Unusual injuries lead Vikings to inspect lifting regimen

MANKATO, Minn. -- These weren't common football injuries, all these torn pectoral muscles, so the Minnesota Vikings took a closer look. Right guard Brandon Fusco (13 games missed) and right tackle Phil Loadholt (five games missed) each needed season-ending surgery after theirs occurred while blocking during games last year. Defensive end Brian Robison was able to avoid such a procedure...
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July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Unusual injuries lead Vikings to inspect lifting regimen

MANKATO, Minn. -- These weren't common football injuries, all these torn pectoral muscles, so the Minnesota Vikings took a closer look. Right guard Brandon Fusco (13 games missed) and right tackle Phil Loadholt (five games missed) each needed season-ending surgery after theirs occurred while blocking during games last year. Defensive end Brian Robison was able to avoid such a procedure...
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July 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Weekend web roundup: Minnesota Vikings

Minnesota Vikings RUMORS: Teddy Bridgewater to Eclipse Cutler and Stafford? Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is a popular breakout candidate for 2015. But folks seem to forget his 1-4 record against division opponents ... Vikings' top-10 cap hits in 2015 - No. 8: Brian Robison The Minnesota Vikings just finished the majority of their offseason after wrapping...
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July 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Vikings working to address depth issues at left defensive end

Minnesota Vikings' defensive coordinator George Edwards believes DE Brian Robison (pectoral) will "probably" be ready for training camp, but if his injury takes longer than expected, there might be some issues at left defensive end. With the veteran's status uncertain, second-year player Scott Crichton and rookie Danielle Hunter have been practicing with the first team during...
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June 09, 2015  |  Discuss
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