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Patterson Can Still Be Great, Just Not in Minnesota

Midway through the second quarter of the Minnesota Vikings preseason win over the Oakland Raiders last Saturday, Vikings backup quarterback Shaun Hill stepped back in the pocket and threw a pass towards the right side of the field. The pass was caught, but the problem was that it was caught by a Raiders defensive back instead of a Minnesota receiver.Vikings wide receiver Cordarrelle...
Via Pro Football Spot
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

5 Things To Watch For in Vikings 4th Preseason Game

The Vikings travel to Dallas to take on Tony Romo and the Cowboys this Saturday night.  Here are a few things to watch for in that game.     5. Beam Us Up Scotty Scott Crichton made his long awaited 2015 debut last week against the Raiders and had a decent game, making 4 tackles.  The Vikings are counting on him to be not just their top backup to Everson Griffen, but also come...
Via DraftSeason
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Vikings Updated 53 Man Roster Projections

Minnesota Vikings tight end Chase Ford runs after making a reception during the second half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Andy King) OFFENSE I’ve opted to go back to the two quarterbacks in exchange for adding more bodies at tight end and offensive line. With the recent injuries on o-line, the more the...
Via DraftSeason
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Vikings 53-Man Roster Predictions

Vikings 53-Man Roster Predictions With a year under his belt, Mike Zimmer has shaped this roster to his liking and will continue to do so with this year’s round of cuts. Based off of what I observed throughout training camp and at each of the Vikings two home preseason games… here is my expert analysis on how the final roster will shape up. QB: Two-Glove Teddy, Shaun Hill Breakdown...
Via Purple Jesus Diaries
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Zimmer, Newman both influenced by former coach Bill Parcells

Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer and cornerback Terence Newman go way back. Their history can be traced all the way back to 2003, when they were both with the Dallas Cowboys under head coach Bill Parcells. Back then, Zimmer was Newman's defensive coordinator.Both Zimmer and Newman remember what it was like to coach/play for a team led by Parcells, a member of the Hall of...
Via Fox Sports
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Vikings' Hodges to get his shot to start at MLB on Saturday

The Minnesota Vikings have started Audie Cole at middle linebacker each of the last two preseason games. Head coach Mike Zimmer has decided to switch things up for Saturday's matchup with the Dallas Cowboys, but that doesn't mean second-round rookie Eric Kendricks is finally getting his shot to start.Zimmer said third-year pro Gerald Hodges will start at middle linebacker, according...
Via Fox Sports
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Company in Vikings stadium fatality had nine safety violations

MINNEAPOLIS -- Records show a subcontractor involved in a fatal accident at the Minnesota Vikings stadium construction site has received numerous citations for safety violations at its worksites. A Berwald Roofing Co. employee was killed and another was injured at the U.S. Bank Stadium construction site in Minneapolis Wednesday. Public records show Berwald has received nine citations...
Via AP on Fox
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Company in Vikings stadium fatality had nine safety violations

MINNEAPOLIS -- Records show a subcontractor involved in a fatal accident at the Minnesota Vikings stadium construction site has received numerous citations for safety violations at its worksites. A Berwald Roofing Co. employee was killed and another was injured at the U.S. Bank Stadium construction site in Minneapolis Wednesday. Public records show Berwald has received nine citations...
Via Fox Sports North
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WR Stefon Diggs looking to add consistency in quest to claim starting slot position

Minnesota Vikings rookie wide receiver Stefon Diggs has shined in training camp and preseason games and is on a path to claim the starting slot receiver position. After his initial splash, Diggs is now is working on being consistent with his techniques and improving everyday. “It was each day I was trying to get better and learn the little things, learn the fundamentals and...
Via 60 Max Power O
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Thursday web roundup: Minnesota Vikings

Worker killed in fall on Minnesota Vikings stadium roof MINNEAPOLIS — One man has died and another sustained a serious injury Wednesday in a workplace accident during construction at U.S. Bank Stadium, the ... Vikings practice rocks thanks to Mike Zimmer Monday's practice for the Minnesota Vikings was anything but ordinary. Instead of a standard practice with only whistles...
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Vikings Who Need To Make an Impact in 2015 #1 Teddy Bridgewater

#1 | Teddy Bridgewater Who else would be #1? The future of this offense is no doubt in the hands of Teddy, and after a solid rookie season #5 gives Vikings fans a reason to be excited. Why Bridgewater’s Performance is so Important Not overly complicated, he is the quarterback. It was damn near ‘glorious’ to watch what Teddy did could do as a rookie without a real number...
Via DraftSeason
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NFL, union still in dispute over Adrian Peterson suspension

MINNEAPOLIS -- The NFL Players Association remains at odds with the league regarding Adrian Peterson's suspension, despite the resumption of the running back's career with the Minnesota Vikings more than two months ago. NFLPA and NFL lawyers traded arguments Wednesday in front of U.S. District Judge David Doty on the union's contempt of court motion that was filed in May. NFLPA attorney...
Via AP on Fox
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NFL, union still in dispute over Adrian Peterson suspension

MINNEAPOLIS -- The NFL Players Association remains at odds with the league regarding Adrian Peterson's suspension, despite the resumption of the running back's career with the Minnesota Vikings more than two months ago. NFLPA and NFL lawyers traded arguments Wednesday in front of U.S. District Judge David Doty on the union's contempt of court motion that was filed in May. NFLPA attorney...
Via Fox Sports North
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There isn’t a ‘LeBron James of football,’ and there never will be

Jamaal Charles and Adrian Peterson both think they’re the “LeBron James of Football.” Both are wrong, and here’s why. 1. A running back can’t be a LeBron — The last two seasons were the most pass-heavy campaigns in NFL history. The face of almost every team is the quarterback. If being the LeBron of the league means being the face of the league, there’s no way Charles...
Via This Given Sunday
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Worker Dies After Accident On Roof Of New Minnesota Vikings Stadium

MINNEAPOLIS — The contractor for the Minnesota Vikings stadium under construction says one worker has died and another has been injured while doing roofing work. Mortensen Construction executive John Wood says two employees of Berwald Roofing fell while working on the north side of the partially constructed stadium Wednesday morning. The incident brought work on the stadium to...
Via NESN.com
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Person rescued from roof of new Minnesota Vikings stadium

MINNEAPOLIS -- Minneapolis firefighters used a rescue basket, ropes and cables to free a person trapped on the roof of the Minnesota Vikings stadium that's under construction. Fire officials say the person who fell into a rooftop crevice about 8 a.m. Wednesday was injured, but has been stabilized. The fire department tweeted that another person was earlier taken to a hospital, but...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Look: This Vikings rookie saves Cordarelle Patterson’s life (sort of)

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Cordarelle Patterson better become a superstar, that way he can earn millions in a huge contract. That would be to pay up rookie Stefon Diggs for saving his life: Cordarrelle Patterson almost took direct hit to junk, but Stefon Diggs was there to save him http://t.co/273KID5WTX pic.twitter.com/9AfEmXoo6I — The Viking Age (@TheVikingAge) August 26...
Via cover32
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Mike Zimmer getting close naming a middle linebacker for start of season

Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer has spent the offseason and training camp evaluating the middle linebacker position and who will the starter at the spot. Zimmer has taken a long look at rookie Eric Kendricks, Gerald Hodges and Audie Cole and he said he knows who will get the nod against the Cowboys, in the important third preseason game, which usually gives a snapshot of...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson forced to clarify comparing himself to LeBron

Adrian Peterson was essentially compelled to clarify a seemingly throwaway quote he made during a sideline interview of a preseason game this week when he was asked about how he touted himself the LeBron James of football over the weekend. The Minnesota Vikings running back, who the team is holding out of all its preseasaon games, was being interviewed on the sideline during Saturday’s...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Firefighters working to free person trapped on Vikings stadium roof

MINNEAPOLIS -- Minneapolis firefighters are working to free a person who fell into a crevice on the roof of the Minnesota Vikings stadium that's under construction. Fire officials say the person who fell into the crevice has been injured. No other details were immediately available. U.S. Bank Stadium is expected to open in the fall of next year. This story is ongoing and will be...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Firefighters working to free person trapped on Vikings stadium roof

MINNEAPOLIS -- Minneapolis firefighters are working to free a person who fell into a crevice on the roof of the Minnesota Vikings stadium that's under construction. Fire officials say the person who fell into the crevice has been injured. No other details were immediately available. U.S. Bank Stadium is expected to open in the fall of next year. This story is ongoing and will be...
Via Fox Sports North
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Teddy Bridgewater aims to complete 70 percent of passes in 2015

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater enjoyed a clean rookie season. He posted an impressive completion percentage of 64.4, but apparently that's not good enough.Bridgewater's goal for the 2015 season is to complete 70 percent of his pass attempts."We try to aim to be over 70 percent in the quarterback room," Bridgewater said, per Chris Tomasson of the Pioneer Press. "That...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Matt Kalil has been 'perfect' in pass protection this preseason

Minnesota Vikings left tackle Matt Kalil appears to be on the upswing. After having a pair of minor knee surgeries in the offseason, the former fourth-overall draft pick is putting together a stellar preseason.So far, Kalil has been "perfect" in pass protection, according to Sam Monson of Pro Football Focus.Kalil, 26, struggled through the 2014 season despite starting all 16 games...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Vikings' Gerald Hodges may earn himself a starting job

Minnesota Vikings LB Gerald Hodges gets the start for their Saturday preseason matchup against Dallas, and if all goes well he could be starting at middle linebacker come Week 1. Audie Cole started the first two preseason games, but after watching film, head coach Mike Zimmer saw a need to make the switch. "He's looked good," Zimmer said of Hodges, per ESPN. "The first week...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Three reasons why the Vikings offense will be top 10 in the NFL

The Minnesota Vikings look poised to make the playoffs after a strong offseason that saw them get much better. Maybe they’re not ready to take over the NFC North from the Green Bay Packers, but they’re closer than ever to getting to the playoffs with all of the talent they have on both sides of the ball. Here are three reasons why they’ll have a top-10 NFL offense next year...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss
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