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4 hrs ago | The Daily Norseman

Minnesota Vikings Training Camp 2014: Greg Jennings Interview

Sometimes, it's easy to forget about Jennings. But defenses likely won't forget him this year.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Greg Jennings, NFL Players, Cordarrelle Patterson, NFC, NFC North

7 hrs ago | KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

Chad Greenway the veteran of the Vikings

It's hard to call the longest tenured Minnesota Viking an old man. Brian Robison, Vikes DL says:"Well heck I mean Chad's been here more years than me but I'm almost as old as he is so I can't call him an old man too much."


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Chad Greenway, NFL Players, Mike Zimmer, Anthony Barr, Brian Robison

9 hrs ago | Rant Sports

Minnesota Vikings' Cordarrelle Patterson is Indeed a 'Rising Star'

The man whose self-proclaimed nickname is "flashy" doesn't need anyone to tell him he's going to be a breakout player, but that's exactly what Sports Illustrated did when they named the Minnesota Vikings' Cordarrelle Patterson a "rising star" in their upcoming issue.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Cordarrelle Patterson, NFL Players, Jerome Simpson

10 hrs ago |

Chris Johnson: LeSean McCoy great last year, but Adrian Peterson and me are best

The Eagles ' LeSean McCoy had his say earlier this week, when he suggested he was a better running back than the Jets ' Chris Johnson.


Related Topix: Sports, Chris Johnson (Tennessee Titans), NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, NFL Players, Philadelphia Eagles, LeSean McCoy, Steven Jackson (St. Louis Rams)

13 hrs ago | The Daily Norseman

Adrian Peterson: "I Wasn't Happy"

Over the course of his seven-year career in Minnesota, which has been filled with ups-and-downs, we've never really heard running back Adrian Peterson complain in a public manner.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, NFL Players, Mike Zimmer, Teddy Bridgewater, Russell Wilson

13 hrs ago | TheVikingAge

Top 25 Vikings of 2014: No. 7 OG Brandon Fusco

Nov 7, 2013; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings guard Brandon Fusco blocks against the Washington Redskins in the fourth quarter at Mall of America Field at H.H.H. Metrodome.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Brandon Fusco, NFL Players, Phil Loadholt, Matt Asiata, John Sullivan

13 hrs ago | ESPN

Zimmer hire energized 'unhappy' Peterson

If there was ever a point in Adrian Peterson 's career with the Minnesota Vikings when he could have thought seriously about leaving, the end of last season could have been it.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, NFL Players, Teddy Bridgewater, Kevin Williams, Mike Zimmer

15 hrs ago |

Sports Fitness Kickstarter Backed By Blake Griffin And Adrian Peterson Reaches $100,000 Raise

A company called Hyperice set a goal of raising $100,000 to fund the production of a sports fitness product focused on helping athletes extend their careers.


Related Topix: Sports, Los Angeles Clippers, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Blake Griffin, NBA Basketball, NBA Players, NFL Players

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

Is Jay Cutler an MVP candidate? Our experts weigh in

Can quarterback Jay Cutler be the NFL's most valuable player? Such a notion would have been ridiculed as absurd just a year or two ago.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Denver Broncos, Peyton Manning, NFL Players, Brandon Marshall, Aaron Rodgers

Denver Broncos

Harris Jr. 'Thankful and Blessed' in Return

Chris Harris Jr. was back at practice on Wednesday, donning full gear for the first time since his injury against the Chargers in January.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Players

Detroit Lions

O'HARA: Reggie Bush showing no signs of slowing down

At least on the surface, running back Reggie Bush is defying the NFL theory that the shelf life for running backs is shorter than for most other positions.


Related Topix: Sports, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Reggie Bush, NFL Players, Frank Gore, Chicago Bears, Adrian Peterson (Chicago Bears)

Recovering Pace Ready To Get Off Sidelines

When Cliff Pace's doctors told him he was looking at a full year of recovery and rehab from the leg injury that forced him to sit out the entire 2014 Elite Series season, Pace laughed.


Related Topix: Outdoor Recreation, Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, NFL Players, Hunting

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Star Tribune

Souhan: There's more to this Vikings fan than the face paint

Sure, Erin Darsow literally wears her Vikings pride on her face, but don't lump her and her peers with troublemakers.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Teddy Bridgewater, NFL Players

CBS Local

Adrian Peterson Fired Up For Up-Coming Season

The Minnesota Vikings signed tight end Kyle Rudolph to a $36.5 million contract.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, NFL Players, Kyle Rudolph, Weird


At Vikings training camp, Asiata is getting noticed

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer didn't know much about Matt Asiata when he prepared his Cincinnati Bengals defense to face the running back in Week 16 last season.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Matt Asiata, Jerick McKinnon, NFL Players, Mike Zimmer, Jacksonville Jaguars

The Daily Norseman

Matt Cassel or Teddy Bridgewater?

Training camp is underway in Mankato and the biggest question on Viking fans' minds is, who will be under center week 1? Reports from camp indicate that Teddy Bridgewater and Matt Cassel have been splitting first-team reps while 2011 first-round pick, Christian Ponder has been relegated to manning the clipboard as well as an occasional guest ... (more)


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Matt Cassel, NFL Players, Teddy Bridgewater, Christian Ponder, Brett Favre

USA Today

Who's to blame for RG3 rushing back last year?

As president of the Washington Redskins, it's one of Bruce Allen's jobs to ensure his players have the support to remain as healthy and productive as possible.


Related Topix: Sports, Washington Redskins, NFL Football, Robert Griffin III, NFL Players


NFL roundup: League claims Rice message sent

Uproar over the NFL's punishment for Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice is unfounded, NFL senior vice president of labor policy Adolpho Birch said Monday.


Related Topix: Sports, Ray Rice, NFL Players, NFL Football, Baltimore Ravens, Minnesota Vikings, Mike Zimmer


A.P. critiques Vikes' previous play-calling, praises Turner's offense

Adrian Peterson has played with some great hand-off quarterbacks for the Vikings since entering the league in 2007: Tarvaris Jackson , Kelly Holcomb, Brooks Bollinger, Gus Frerotte, Joe Webb , Christian Ponder , et al. Minnesota's milquetoast collection of signal-callers -- minus Brett Favre's unworldly 2009 campaign -- constantly have led the ... (more)


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, NFL Players, Cordarrelle Patterson, Gus Frerotte, Kelly Holcomb, Christian Ponder

Star Tribune

Vikings day at camp: Team focuses on situational drills during night practice

The Vikings worked on live goal-line and red-zone situations during Monday night's practice.


Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Sharrif Floyd, Tom Johnson, Linval Joseph, NFL Players, Mike Zimmer