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Where Are They Now? Greg Lewis

Wide receiver Greg Lewis may have only spent 2 years with the Vikings but he managed to be apart of one of the most memorable plays in Vikings history (see below). Lewis was signed by the Eagles as an undrafted receiver out of Illinois. After 6 seasons with the Eagles Lewis signed with the Vikings at the start of the 2009 season. While he didn’t play a huge role with the Vikings...
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Vikings will give Teddy Bridgewater first-team reps during the preseason

The Vikings plan on giving rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater some first-team reps with the starting offense during the preseason. Mike Zimmer told me Teddy Bridgewater will get reps with the 1s in preseason games. Need that info for making a call on a starter — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 28, 2014   var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType...
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Adrian Peterson: Vikings offense no longer predictable

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson finds himself in a versatile offense that won’t be predictable for the first time in his career. “Let’s call it what it is: I thought in the past, we’ve been predictable,” Peterson said, via ESPN.com. “I’m sure you guys wrote stories about us being predictable the past seven years. You won’t be able to write that story...
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Kyle Rudolph excited to continue career in Minnesota

The Minnesota Vikings signed tight end Kyle Rudolph to a five-year contract extension on Saturday. The deal is reportedly worth a minimum of $36.5 million, and could be worth up to $40 million.  Rudolph is guaranteed $19.4 million in the new deal. “I’m extremely excited to get this extension completed and continue my career with the Minnesota Vikings,” Rudolph said. “I’ve...
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Kyle Rudolph excited to continue career in Minnesota

The Minnesota Vikings signed tight end Kyle Rudolph to a five-year contract extension on Saturday. The deal is reportedly worth a minimum of $36.5 million, and could be worth up to $40 million.  Rudolph is guaranteed $19.4 million in the new deal. “I’m extremely excited to get this extension completed and continue my career with the Minnesota Vikings,” Rudolph said. “I’ve...
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Adrian Peterson may not play in the preseason

Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer told Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network that running back Adrian Peterson may not play in the preseason. Mike Zimmer told me he has nothing to see from Adrian Peterson in preseason. If he wants to get a carry or 2, he will. But may just get none — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) July 28, 2014 This is a smart move by Zimmer. Peterson has nothing to prove....
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Minnesota Vikings’ Cordarrelle Patterson named 44th best fantasy WR, Jennings is 48th

With training camps underway, the NFL season is right around the corner. And that can only mean one thing: Fantasy football drafts are about to start happening. In order to get a jump on the competition, it’s never to early to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking each position, with updates from now until the start of the regular season...
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Teddy Bridgewater climbing fast, splitting first team reps with Matt Cassel

The Minnesota Vikings quarterback competition is starting to heat up and come into focus, and as Christian Ponder is already fading to the back, rookie Teddy Bridgewater is starting to push veteran Matt Cassel for first team reps. According to NFL Insider Jay Glazer, there is huge optimism that the rookie signal caller is emerging as a serious contender for the starting position...
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Watch: Vikings’ RB Adrian Peterson Gives Fantasy Football Advice

Watch: Vikings’ RB Adrian Peterson Gives Fantasy Football Advice Minnesota Vikings stud running back, Adrian Peterson is full of confidence as he starts his eighth year with the team. Along with talking about what is in store in 2014, Peterson also had a tidbit of fantasy football advice to share, … The post Watch: Vikings’ RB Adrian Peterson Gives Fantasy Football Advice appeared...
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Vikings Who Need To Make An Impact In 2014 No. 6 Middle Linebacker

#6 | Middle Linebacker Number 6 on the list goes to an entire position once again and that is Middle Linebacker. The Vikings have had a rotating door at the middle linebacker position since EJ Henderson broke his leg back in 2010. They’ve had players like Jasper Brinkley and Erin Henderson who have been serviceable.  They’ve also tried young guys like Audie Cole.  While...
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Vikings, Kyle Rudolph agree to 5-yr, $36.5 million deal

According to Jay Glazer of Fox Sports,  the Vikings have reached an agreement with tight end Kyle Rudolph on a five-year, $36.5 million contract. Rudolph racked up 109 passes for 1,055 yards and 15 touchdowns in his three NFL seasons, since being drafted by the Vikings, who selected Rudolph in the second round of the 2011 NFL Draft. Rudolph is fully recovered from a broken foot...
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Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph is now the fifth highest paid

The Minnesota Vikings and tight end Kyle Rudolph have agreed to a five-year contract extension, the team announced Sunday night. The extension is worth about $36.5 million over the five years, according to NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport making Rudolph the fifth-highest paid NFL tight end by average annual salary. “I’m extremely excited to get this extension […] The post Vikings tight...
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Minnesota Vikings: Expectations of first round picks

Now that the Minnesota Vikings have begun training camp for the 2014 season, it’s natural for all of the attention to be focused on the team’s two first round picks from this year’s draft. Those two players are linebacker Anthony Barr from UCLA, and quarterback Teddy Bridgewater from Louisville. Both first round picks will have to earn their playing time, and training camp...
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WATCH: Minnesota Vikings Rookie QB Teddy Bridgewater Looking Good in Training Camp....So Far....

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel has been getting a lot of the buzz, but there is another rookie quarterback that is slowly starting to get a lot of buzz--Minnesota Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater. Manziel--like Bridgewater--is battling for a starter's job, but with the competition Bridgewater is facing his chances of being the man in Week One are a lot greater.With the...
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Monday web roundup: Minnesota Vikings

Kyle Rudolph Inks 5-Year Extension > Vikings Still Lacking Difference-Making TE > Training camp day 3 report > Veteran Chad Greenway Leader On Vikings Defense > Players glad 'to quit playing in underwear' > Success hinges on improved offensive line play > 5 Reasons Matt Cassel Should Start This Season >  Patterson is eager; team remains cautious >
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Vikings Extend Breakout CantidateTight End Kyle Rudolph

The Minnesota Vikings agreed on a contract extension with Kyle Rudolph worth $36.5 million dollars over the next five seasons keeping him in Viking purple through the 2019 season. Rudolph has posted solid numbers but has been a part of that middling level of fantasy TE that includes nearly a dozen players that all meld together. This extension is intriguing as new offensive coordinator...
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Vikings Sign TE Kyle Rudolph To Five-Year, $36.5 Million Extension

The Minnesota Vikings have reportedly signed Kyle Rudolph to a five-year, $36.5 million contract extension. Vikings agreed to a five-year, $36.5 deal with TE Kyle Rudolph, per @goesslingESPN. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 28, 2014 Photo Credit: Vikings.com This may seem like a lot of money to hand a fourth-year tight end who has hauled in just 109 receptions for 1,055 yards...
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Report: Vikings sign Kyle Rudolph to a 5-year extension

According to Jay Glazer of FOX Sports,  the Vikings have signed tight end Kyle Rudolph to a five-year, $36.5 million contract. Kyle Rudolph agrees to new 5 year, 36.5 million dollar extension w Vikings — Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) July 28, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet...
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Colts Sign OT Matt Hall

  The Indianapolis Colts have announced the signing of OT Matt Hall on Sunday. Hall, 24, signed with the Minnesota Vikings as an undrafted free agent back in May, but lasted a little over a month with the team before he was placed on waivers. Hall stands 6-foot-9 and weighs 326 pounds. He was an AFCA NAIA All-America First Team and was a Mid-South First Team All-Conference West...
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Cordarrelle Patterson’s foot injury “improving every day”

Vikings wide receiver Jarius Wright considers teammate Cordarrelle Patterson a “talker,” but Patterson didn’t have much to say on Saturday about the foot injury that’s kept him off the field during the first two days of the team’s training camp. Patterson hurt the foot last week, although he’s offering up no details about how he injured it or what the exact diagnosis...
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Cassel, Bridgewater “pretty much splitting reps”

fter being called out by Peyton Manning for his smedium shirt and all-access pass to Broncos training camp, FOX’s Jay Glazer took his bus-defacing training-camp tour to Mankato State University. He liked what he saw and heard of Vikings rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. Per Glazer, Bridgewater and veteran Matt Cassel are “pretty much splitting reps” at practice, and “...
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Report: Bridgewater, Cassel pretty much splitting first team reps at Vikings camp

According to Jay Glazer of FOX Sports,  Teddy Bridgewater and Matt Cassel are pretty much splitting the first-team reps at Vikings camp. “Leaving Vikings for Green Bay. Hugeeee optimism here for Bridgewaters future. He and Cassel pretty much splitting reps. May not be Week 1 starter but he’s definitely been more impressive than they expected,” wrote Glazer. I would be surprised...
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Vikings Training Camp – Walkthrough Day 2

Day 2 at Vikings Training Camp was a tad chilly and windy. The conditions weren’t ideal, but it gave me a chance to see all three quarterbacks’ throws as they zinged through the air. It looks like it’ll brighten up this afternoon and the guys might actually get their sweat on. The players trickled on the field late this morning and didn’t appear awake as the horn sounded...
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5 Things to Watch at Vikings Training Camp

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Teams all around the country are reporting to training camp and the new NFL season is almost here. The Vikings have once taken the hour drive down 169 to Minnesota State – Mankato. This may be one of the most anticipated camp in years. For any fans planning on making the drive themselves, here are five things to watch for at Vikings training...
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Rewind: Power Rankings, intrigue of Minnesota Vikings camp, overrated NFL players

Training camp is here! The best columns from the cover32 universe this week will help you kill time until the preseason kicks off. National Columns • Fantasy Preview: The top 32 QBs in 2014 (READ) • Power Rankings: Rating the intrigue of each NFL team’s training camp (READ) • Top 10 in 2014: The best players at every NFL position (READ) • Ten most overrated players in the...
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