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Falcons vs. Vikings: Mushroom Stamp Winner

The winner is Teddy Bridgewater, OK? Teddy Bridgewater won this week’s Mushroom Stamp of Approval. And it’s not even close. Teddy Bridgewater entered his first NFL start not giving two *****. Cool as a cucumber, smiling his infectious smile the entire way, Bridgewater just went on to throw god damn darts all over the field, nary seen in these parts since the Culpepper era, and...
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Vikings Injury Update: Teddy Bridgewater misses practice

In the Minnesota Vikings first practice in preparation for Thursday night's divisional match up with the Green Bay Packers, newly appointed quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was not able to participate. As reported by Pro Football Talk, many teams do not actually practice on Monday during a short week, but it appears the Vikings did.#455875722 / gettyimages.comBridgewater, a first...
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Adrian Peterson Is Coming Back This Week?

Adrian Peterson - just a few short weeks ago he was front page, lead story news. Peterson was just the latest name to be thrown out in front of the NFL shield following an accusation of abuse, although Peterson's took a new twist, not domestic but child abuse. The story went when disciplining his four year old son, he beat him repeatedly with a tree branch. Shortly afterwards...
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Brett Favre Is Shaving His Nose Hairs On TV For Money Now

It’s been a while since we’ve heard from Brett Favre; the very indecisive former NFL... Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Green Bay Packers Minnesota Vikings Preview: Thursday Night Football

Packers Vikings Thursday Night Football.
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Adrian Peterson’s Text To Coach Inspired Vikings Teammates Before Win

Adrian Peterson can only watch the Minnesota Vikings from his couch right now as he waits for his Oct. 8 court date after allegedly abusing his 4-year-old child. But while the running back can’t help his team on the field with his rushing prowess, he’s doing everything in his limited power to lend a hand. Peterson texted Minnesota head coach Mike Zimmer prior to the Vikings’...
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Redskins add safety Jamarca Sanford, re-sign Richard Crawford

The Washington Redskins have announced the signings of safety Jamarca Sanford and cornerback Richard Crawford to their 53-man roster. NEWS: #Redskins make roster moves. Check back with http://t.co/baXnHba3hA for more info. pic.twitter.com/o197Yb96rc — Washington Redskins (@Redskins) September 29, 2014 The Redskins secondary has been depleted with injuries. Last week cornerback...
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Notebook: Bridgewater 'a lot better' as Vikings start short week

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Mike Zimmer didn't go home Sunday night following the Minnesota Vikings' 41-28 win against the Atlanta Falcons, and Minnesota's head coach was already planning for another full night at the team facilities on Monday with a short week before Thursday's game at Green Bay. Zimmer is game-planning and preparing for the Packers while hoping he has...
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Only one ESPN “expert” picked the Minnesota Vikings to beat the Falcons

Predicting the outcome of football games is a difficult proposition. The ball is shaped funny and it bounces in strange and unpredictable ways. There are 22 men on the field and all of them can have a significant impact on the game with just one play. There are a lot of variables and a good bit of luck involved. Even still, sometimes it’s hilarious just how wrong the so-called...
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Cordarelle Patterson Continues To Struggle

Vikings receiver Cordarrelle Patterson was a non-factor in Sunday's win over Atlanta.Fantasy Spin:Minnesota needs to utilize him more, as he only saw four targets all day and no rushing attempts. The only thing he contributed was two kickoff returns, one for 49 yards. He's got too much talent to be used this way.
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Jarius Wright Leads Team In Week 4

Vikings backup receiver Jarius Wright led the team in targets (10), receptions (8) and yards (132) against Atlanta.Fantasy Spin:The targets total was more than double any other receiver. It will be interesting to see whether this continues or was a one-time thing. He's really only the team's third-best receiver behind Greg Jennings and Cordarrelle Patterson.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
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Minnesota Vikings: It’s Teddy time

It’s been quite a roller coaster for the Minnesota Vikings this season. With a rookie head coach trying to handle all of the hype and the attention of the on going Adrian Peterson situation, on top of all of the injuries the Vikings have suffered this season, the Vikings are sitting pretty at a 2-2 record after their win against the Falcons. Although there has been many disappoints...
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Bridgewater better; Vikes aim for QB to play Pack

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) The sprained left ankle for quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is not serious, and the Minnesota Vikings are hopeful he'll play against Green Bay. Coach Mike Zimmer said Monday that Bridgewater was feeling ''a lot better'' the day after the injury. The rookie had an MRI test after the game on Sunday, and the tests showed no major damage. ...
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Teddy Bridgewater better; Vikings aim for QB to play Pack

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The sprained left ankle for quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is not serious, and the Minnesota Vikings are hopeful he'll play against Green Bay. Coach Mike Zimmer said Monday that Bridgewater was feeling "a lot better" the day after the injury. The rookie had an MRI test after the game on Sunday, and the tests showed no major damage. The Vikings...
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Vikings have signed QB Chandler Harnish to practice squad

Today the Minnesota Vikings signed former Mr. Irrelevant Chandler Harnish according to sources. @ACwishtv: Big congrats to @C_Harnish picked up by the #Vikings….practice squad. Happy for Chandler! Harnish will be a practice squad quarterback and is basically just a back-up plan to Teddy and Ponder. The post Vikings have signed QB Chandler Harnish to practice squad appeared first...
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Mike Zimmer: Teddy Bridgewater is ‘doing a lot better’

Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said Monday that rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater’s MRI was negative. Bridgewater suffered a sprained ankle in Sunday’s 41-28 win over the Atlanta Falcons. “Bridgewater had the MRI and it’s negative.  He’s moving much better today.” Zimmer said. Zimmer is hopeful that Bridgewater can play Thursday...
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2014 Fantasy Football, Week Four Waiver Wire: Consider Jerick McKinnon

Week four of the National Football League is officially in the books. And with that, fantasy football fans are looking towards the waiver wire to see if their team can be improved in any way. Some fantasy footballers will react — or, overreact — to their players performances unjustly during this period. Plenty of buzz and player recommendations will surface in preparation of...
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National confidence in Minnesota Vikings skies after massive Week 4 win

The NFL season has reached the quarter pole, at least for 26 of the 32 franchises. That means there is plenty of information that can be used to evaluate each team. Deciding who is for real and who is a fraud becomes much more doable. What franchises fall into each category? This week’s Gut Reactions help provide an answer. Four weeks into the 2014 season, here’s where each team...
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Teddy Bridgewater’s MRI came back clean

It looks like Teddy Bridgewater should be OK to play in this Thursday’s game against the Packers after injuring his ankle this past Sunday against the Falcons. Mike Zimmer said Teddy Bridgewater is doing a lot better and MRI came back fine. — Chris Tomasson (@christomasson) September 29, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME...
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Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater Expected To Play On Thursday

Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer told reporters on Thursday that he expects rookie QB Teddy Bridgewater to play against the Green Bay Packers on Thursday, despite suffering an ankle injury on Sunday, per Chris Tomasson. Zimmer added that Bridgewater’s MRI came back just fine and he’s doing a lot better today. However, the Vikings didn’t waste time in adding an additional...
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Minnesota Vikings' Teddy Bridgewater Injures Ankle In Debut Win

Do you play Fantasy Football? If the answer is yes, this week is the most exciting opportunity in the history of the game. Win a MILLION DOLLARS playing Fantasy Football this week only! Go to www.FFChamps.com/million and get in on the action.  In the fourth quarter of the Minnesota Vikings' win over the Atlanta Falcons, rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater was forced to...
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Redskins Sign S Jamarca Sanford

Pro Football Talk is reporting that the Redskins are signing S Jamarca Sanford to a contract on Monday. Sanford, 29, is a former seventh-round pick of the Minnesota Vikings. He spent just over five years with the team before he was placed injured reserve and later released with an injury settlement close to a month ago. Since then, Sanford has tried out for teams like Colts and...
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GIF: Mike Smith Tackles A Giant Booger During Vikings Game

Mike Smith found himself a giant-sized booger picking his nose during the Atlanta Falcons-Minnesota Vikings game on Sunday.
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Fantasy football: Evaluating the Minnesota Vikings backfield

With a Week 5 matchup against Green Bay’s 28th ranked fantasy defense to opposing running backs, McKinnon, the Georgia Souther product, may be in line for another big week. A popular waiver wire add over the past two weeks, Matt Asiata finally lived up to his billing as a legitimate fantasy football option, with a 3-TD breakout performance in Week 4 against the Atlanta Falcons...
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Teddy Bridgewater will have MRI today after amazing performance

Vikings rookie QB Teddy Bridgewater will require an MRI on his ankle, but his coach believes he will be fine. “He’s going to get an MRI,” coach Mike Zimmer said, deadpanning, “but I told him he’s fine.” The rookie passed for 317 yards and a key 2-point conversion, and the Vikings rode a resurgent running […] The post Teddy Bridgewater will have MRI today after amazing...
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