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Wednesday Aug 27 | ESPN

The 'new and improved' Adrian Peterson

Lost in the discussion over the Minnesota Vikings ' retooled offense -- with its slimmed-down tight end, recently-installed starting quarterback and more aggressive passing game -- is the fact the unit has been operating to this point without its most important piece.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Adrian Peterson (Minnesota Vikings), NFL Players

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Star Tribune

Craig: Cassel confident in remaining Vikings' No. 1 QB

There are times when you want to spin Matt Cassel around and check for the pull string that would explain why he sounds more like a 6-4 Ken Doll than a competitive athlete who has seized control of the Vikings quarterback competition heading into Week 2 of the preseason.

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

Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Daily Norseman

Raiders At Vikings: Vikings Roster Bubble Watch, Offense

Friday night is a big game. Not for the Vikings, but for guys at the bottom of the depth chart trying to make the 53 man roster When the Vikings open their 2014 season Friday night at TCF Bank Stadium, in the grand scheme of things, it's not a big deal.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Adrian Peterson (Minnesota Vikings), Chase Ford, NFL Players, Mike Zimmer

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Star Tribune

Craig: Ponder trying to make the most of his situation

Christian Ponder , drafted in 2011 to be the Vikings' long-term QB answer, is relegated to watching Teddy Bridgewater, who now wears that title.

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

Tue Jul 29, 2014

ESPN

Long journey leads Yankey to Vikings

MANKATO, Minn. -- The test was not going to be difficult. David Yankey had taken enough U.S. history classes growing up in Roswell, Georgia, that he had little trepidation about his ability to pass an American citizenship exam.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, David Yankey, NFL Players, Stanford University NCAA, NCAA Sports, Stanford Cardinal NCAA Football, NCAA Football

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