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Vikings Owner and President Mark Wilf: 'We’re on to the next year'

Minnesota Vikings owner and President Mark Wilf turned the page from the team's successful season, which included a playoff berth, and took full aim at the future. Wilf clearly set the tone by saying that this club isn't patting themselves on the back for a job well done, instead they are moving forward. “You never forget the tough losses,” Wilf said, via the Star Tribune. ...
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Key changes the Minnesota Vikings must make

The Minnesota Vikings took large strides this year by winning eleven games and taking back the NFC North Division. The end of the season was filled with mixed emotions, and let me tell you…I had plenty of them. The team has much to work on this offseason, and if they improve on those areas that were quite weak, or just need to get a bit stronger, don’t be surprised if they defend...
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21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Where are they now? Former Vikings in Super Bowl 50

Six former Minnesota Vikings players will be competing for a Super Bowl ring on Sunday. Vikings fans find themselves content to see star Vikings players win championships – even if it is not in Minnesota. The Vikings have lost four Super Bowls so former players winning with other teams is the next best consolation. Four players on the Carolina Panthers active roster are former...
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Jury finds former Viking Voigt guilty of bank fraud

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Former Minnesota Vikings tight end Stu Voigt has been found guilty of one count of bank fraud. A federal jury reached the verdict Friday in a case that prosecutors said bilked investors out of millions of dollars. Voigt was acquitted of a second bank fraud count. The Star Tribune reports (http://strib.mn/1miV0Fv ) Voigt's business partner, Jeffrey Gardner, was...
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Bridgewater: Stefon Diggs 'brings a ton of energy' to Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings stumbled upon a spark plug in the fifth-round of last year's draft. They used that pick to select wide receiver Stefon Diggs, and the Maryland product has since helped create an electric atmosphere in Minnesota.Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater said Diggs' energetic personality has impacted the Vikings in a very positive way.Via the team's official website:Diggs...
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How did the Minnesota Vikings perform in the Pro Bowl

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Needless to say, the Pro Bowl is pretty much not worth watching right now. The game...
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2016 NFL Draft: Five targets for the Minnesota Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings had a surprising 2015 season as they went 11-5, won the NFC North and just missed making the Divisional Round of the playoffs. They look to continue their run into the 2016-17 season, but there are  a few questions that need to be answered before they get there. Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater has performed very well since being selected in the first round of...
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Minnesota Vikings fans want this position targeted in the first round of the NFL Draft

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Only 11 people responded to this twitter poll, but their was an overwhelming support...
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Current roster players the Minnesota Vikings should re-sign

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Minnesota Vikings have a bunch of unrestricted free agents (as opposed to restricted...
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OL Phil Loadholt on the road back from injury

Minnesota Vikings offensive lineman Phil Loadholt is working his way back from a torn ACL, and despite an uncertain future with the team, he feels he will be ready when the offseason conditioning program comes around. “Not at all. I can’t control any of that. All I can do is get healthy,” Loadholt said, via the Minneapolis Star Tribune. “And once I get healthy, I’ll be...
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Teddy Bridgewater leads Minnesota Vikings players in Pro Bowl

Five Minnesota Vikings players competed in the NFL Pro Bowl on Sunday. Teddy Bridgewater had the most outstanding performance among the players participating from Minnesota. Entering the game in the second quarter for Team Irvin, Bridgewater completed six of eight passes for 129 yards, two touchdowns, and one interception for a 116.7 quarterback rating. Irvin’s squad would go...
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Legendary Vikings coach Bud Grant proposes interesting rule changes

Bud Grant has been around the NFL for most of his life. He coached the Minnesota Vikings for 18 years (1967-1983, 1985), leading them to four Super Bowls, and the 88-year-old still serves as a consultant to the team.Over the years, Grant has noticed when the game needs some tweaking. Lately, he has noticed two special teams plays, in particular, that could use rule changes.The first...
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Look at what that frigid Vikings game did to Kam Chancellor's fingers

It's been three weeks since the Seattle Seahawks and Minnesota Vikings played the third-coldest playoff game in NFL history, and Kam Chancellor's fingers aren't even close to recovered.The Seahawks safety posted a video to Instagram the other day to show the effects of playing football in minus-6 degrees with a wind chill of minus-25.That Chancellor used "iguanna skin" and "eww"...
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With the 23rd pick in the NFL Draft, the Minnesota Vikings select…

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit For the first time in recent memory, the Minnesota Vikings have a roster that does...
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Monday web roundup: Minnesota Vikings

Harrison Smith thrilled with fans in Hawaii One of the biggest thrills for Minnesota Vikings safety Harrison Smith was getting to spend some time with a young fan wearing his jersey from the Make A Wish ... Bridgewater throws 2 TDs in 49-27 Pro Bowl victory Minnesota's Teddy Bridgewater and Tampa Bay's Winston each added two TD passes for Team Irvin. Kansas City tight end Kelce...
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Cornerback Josh Robinson’s future uncertain with Minnesota Vikings

Minnesota Vikings cornerback Josh Robinson began the 2015 NFL season on the physically unable to perform (PUP) list and he may end the season without a job. Not only does his initial rookie contract expire, but the 2012 third round draft pick partially tore his pectoral muscle before minicamp in June. The injury stagnated Robinson’s season as he was inactive until Week 10. He recorded...
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Scoggins: Vikings must 'bolster the receiving corps, fix Peterson’s fumbling problems and solve global warming'

According to Chip Scoggins of the Star-Tribune, the Minnesota Vikings breakout season is now followed by how much they can improve during this offseason to avoid a setback. After making the playoffs and showing a young nucleus of players making big strides, there is much more work to do before the team can become a year to year contender. Scoggins writes: '[Norv] Turner’s staff...
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Ray Lewis’ son commits to Utah State

Former Baltimore Ravens legend Ray Lewis has two sons who are following in his footsteps. One of them will have a chance to test himself at the highest level of college football competition. A few years removed from the end of his towering NFL career, Lewis is watching his children pursue their football dreams. One of his sons, Ray Lewis III, already plays for Coastal Carolina in...
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Pro Bowl Preview: Vikings Edition

The NFL’s annual Hawaiian holiday, the Pro Bowl, kicks off tomorrow. The Minnesota Vikings have five players participating this season. The quintuple selection is the most for the Vikings since 2012 when the club sent seven. It also marks 11 different Vikings drafted by general manager Rick Spielman to earn a combined 17 Pro Bowls. Running back Adrian Peterson, quarterback Teddy...
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Minnesota Vikings players earn NFC North honors

A pair of Minnesota Vikings players earned divisional honors this week. Adrian Peterson was named the NFC North Most Valuable Player and Eric Kendricks was voted the NFC North Rookie of the Year. The awards are not officially recognized by the NFL but are voted on by ESPN’s NFC North writers. Peterson earned all four first-place votes from the writers.  The 30-year-old running...
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Vikings season tickets were ridiculously cheap in 1960

The Minnesota Vikings threw it all the way back to 1960 on Thursday, posting a picture on Twitter of a ticket order form from their inaugural season.Tickets to an individual game at Metropolitan Stadium were five bucks each, so season tickets to all eight home games were only $40.Via the Vikings' official Twitter account.The $40 needed to purchase season tickets in 1960 is about...
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Judge denies Vikings injunction request in Wells Fargo case

MINNEAPOLIS -- A federal judge has denied the Minnesota Vikings' request for a preliminary injunction that would have forced Wells Fargo to remove or cover two rooftop signs near the new stadium.In an order filed Thursday, U.S. District Judge Donovan Frank says the group overseeing the stadium construction hasn't shown that it would suffer irreparable harm if an injunction wasn't...
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Judge denies injuction in Vikings stadium lawsuit

MINNEAPOLIS -- A federal judge has denied the Minnesota Vikings' request for a preliminary injunction that would have forced Wells Fargo to remove or cover two rooftop signs near the new stadium.In an order filed Thursday, U.S. District Judge Donovan Frank says the group overseeing the stadium construction hasn't shown that it would suffer irreparable harm if an injunction wasn't...
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Judge denies Vikings' injunction request in sign dispute

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) A federal judge has denied the Minnesota Vikings' request for a preliminary injunction that would have forced Wells Fargo to remove or cover two rooftop signs near the new stadium. In an order filed Thursday, U.S. District Judge Donovan Frank says the group overseeing the stadium construction hasn't shown that it would suffer irreparable harm if an injunction...
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Vikings split up, will go head to head in 2016 Pro Bowl

Imagine Minnesota Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr and safety Harrison Smith trying to tackle running back Adrian Peterson, or defensive end Everson Griffen rushing quarterback Teddy Bridgewater.That should be the scene this weekend, when the five Vikings players selected to the 2016 Pro Bowl get the rare opportunity to go head-to-head in a game situation.Peterson and Griffen are...
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