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1 hr ago | TwinCities

Sansevere's Huddle: Vikings make right call

Bob Sansevere and Kevin Cusick got into the swing of things at the Minnesota State Fair, telling you why the Vikings' choice of Matt Cassel to be starting quarterback is no surprise, and why his routine won't be much different that last year's.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Matt Cassel, NFL Players

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Rant Sports

Minnesota Vikings 2014 Roster Cuts: 10 Players Who Won't Make Final Cut

As of 4:00 p.m. ET, every NFL team was required to have their roster trimmed to 75 players.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Matt Asiata, NFL Players, Dominique Williams, Zach Line, Joe Banyard

Star Tribune

Souhan: Burning desire fuels goal for Vikings' Peterson: Best player ever

Adrian Peterson, who has rushed for 10,115 yards, matter-of-factly states he'll break Emmitt Smith's NFL record of 18,335.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, NFL Players, Brett Favre

TwinCities

Tom Powers: Vikings' offense apparently was better than we thought

From the "It wasn't our fault" department: Despite finishing 5-10-1, all 11 Vikings offensive starters from 2013 are set to return in the same capacity.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Greg Jennings, NFL Players, Cordarrelle Patterson, Jerome Felton, Kevin Williams

TwinCities

Vikings ready to sit several starters Thursday at Tennessee

A good number of Vikings starters are expected to sit out Thursday's preseason finale at Tennessee.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Jamarca Sanford, Rodney Smith, Linval Joseph, NFL Players, Mike Zimmer

Rant Sports

2014 NFL Preseason: 5 Bold Predictions For Minnesota Vikings vs. Tennessee Titans

The Minnesota Vikings will take on the Tennessee Titans in the preseason finale for both teams.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Teddy Bridgewater, Matt Asiata, Matt Cassel, Tennessee Titans, NFL Players

Rant Sports

Naming Matt Cassel Starting QB Was Easy Choice For Minnesota Vikings HC Mike Zimmer

Although the Minnesota Vikings finished last season 5-10-1 and drafted a quarterback with the last pick in the first round, they are still a playoff contender this coming season and proved it by naming Matt Cassel the team's starting quarterback.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Matt Cassel, NFL Players, Mike Zimmer, Cordarrelle Patterson, Teddy Bridgewater

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Tennessee Titans

Titans

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Tennessee Titans conclude their preseason this week at home against the Minnesota Vikings .

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Tennessee Titans, Cordarrelle Patterson, Teddy Bridgewater, Matt Cassel, NFL Players

CBS Local

Top NFL Fantasy Football Sleepers For 2014

Jeremy Maclin #18 of the Philadelphia Eagles looks to run for yards after the catch in the first quarter against the Houston Texans at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Philadelphia Eagles, Jeremy Maclin, NFL Players, Minnesota Vikings, Tennessee Titans

St. Cloud Times

Vikings: Peterson says Cassel has edge as starting QBVikings:...

Vikings: Peterson says Cassel has edge as starting QB Cassel, a 10-year veteran, is battling rookie Teddy Bridgewater for the spot Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/sports/2014/08/25/vikings-peterson-says-cassel-edge-starting-qb/14554221/ Minnesota Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel throws a pass during the first half ... (more)

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

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

UW to get up-close look at LSU freshman Leonard Fournette

The 6-foot-1, 230-pounder from New Orleans has been likened to Adrian Peterson, who in 2004 broke the 100-yard mark in his first nine games at Oklahoma, finished his freshman season with 1,925 yards and has rushed for 10,115 yards and 86 touchdowns in seven seasons with the Minnesota Vikings.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, NFL Players, Michael Jordan, NBA Players, Konrad Zagzebski

TwinCities

Vikings' Adrian Peterson films educational video on life-threatening allergic reactions

Adrian Peterson found out he had a serious food allergy in a scary way two years ago.

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The Daily Norseman

Frigga's Fantasy Football: Vikings 2014 Draft Guide

The Daily Norseman dives into the deep end of statistical projections and average draft positions to provide you a comprehensive fantasy football guide for our Minnesota Vikings.

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

BleacherReport

Fantasy Football 2014: Top Picks, Sleepers and Overall Rankings of Best RBs

With fewer do-it-all running backs, it is vital to grab one when you have the chance.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, NFL Players, Kansas City Chiefs, Jamaal Charles, Donald Stephenson, Terrance West

MSNBC

Phil Loadholt headed for MRI on leg

Vikings right tackle Phil Loadholt had to leave Saturday night's game with a left leg injury, forcing Austin Wentworth into the lineup in the first quarter.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, NFL Players, Phil Loadholt, Matt Cassel, Austin Wentworth, Mike Zimmer

Statesboro Herald

Jerick's journey into the NFL - Week 3: Getting some good advice

Former Georgia Southern star and current Minnesota Vikings running back Jerick McKinnon breaks a tackle by Arizona Cardinals' Damien Thigpen while returning a kickoff during the second half of an NFL preseason football game on Saturday in Minneapolis.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, NCAA Sports, Georgia Southern Eagles NCAA Football, Georgia Southern University NCAA, NCAA Football, Jerick McKinnon, NFL Players, Matt Asiata

Sat Aug 23, 2014

LA Daily News

Fantasy Football: How to make draft picks from the middle of the pack

It's that time in draft preparations where most owners are finding out where they're picking and developing a strategy off it.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Green Bay Packers, Eddie Lacy, NFL Players, Aaron Rodgers, Jordy Nelson, Minnesota Vikings

KSTP

Cassel Returns to Kansas City as Vikings QB to Take on Former Team

The last time Matt Cassel stepped inside Arrowhead Stadium, banners were flying overhead for him to be benched.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kansas City Chiefs, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, NFL Players, Matt Cassel, Jamaal Charles, Dwayne Bowe

BleacherReport

10 College Football Underclassmen Who Will Generate NFL Buzz in 2014

Along with every college football season comes underclassmen who have breakout performances, and NFL attention soon follows the upstart players.

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

NBC Chicago

Conte Leaves Game with Concussion

DECEMBER 1: Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings carries the ball against Chris Conte #47 of the Chicago Bears during overtime of the game on December 1, 2013 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Related Topix: Sports, Chicago Bears, NFL Football, Adrian Peterson (Chicago Bears), NFL Players, Minnesota Vikings, Chris Conte

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