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Vikings defensive backs coach likes competition at strong safety
Vikings defensive back Robert Steeples, center, covers free safety Kurt Coleman as defensive backs coach Jerry Gray watches during a drill at training camp in Mankato on Wednesday, August 13, 2014.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
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.
Vikings' Joseph Ready to Return From Bullet Wound
The Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle spoke publicly Tuesday for the first time since he was shot in the leg at a nightclub earlier this month.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Vikings' Phil Loadholt sidelined by ankle injury
The Vikings returned to practice Monday for their final tune-up before Thursday's preseason finale against the Tennessee Titans at Nashville.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Jamarca Sanford can't make progress in strong safety competition due to quad injury
KANSAS CITY, Mo. _ Jamarca Sanford was hoping to make some more progress in his bid to again be a Vikings starter.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Vikings' Loadholt to have MRI on Sunday
Minnesota Vikings right tackle Phil Loadholt , who briefly left Saturday's game against the Kansas City Chiefs with a lower leg injury, will have a MRI on Sunday, but coach Mike Zimmer said team doctors don't see cause for great concern.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Vikings: Jasper Brinkley gets great deal on old number 54
Vikings linebacker Jasper Brinkley brings down Bears running back Matt Forte in the second quarter at Soldier Field on November 25, 2012.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
4 Vikings Players Still Battle For Starting Safety Spot
When it comes to the starting safety spot, the one opposite Harrison Smith, Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said he wanted to take a close look at four guys Saturday night against the Cardinals: Andrew Sendejo, Jamarca Sanford, Chris Crocker, and Kurt Coleman.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
St. Cloud Times
Vikings, Cardinals play out another 'Holy Roller'Vikings, Cardinals...
Vikings, Cardinals play out another 'Holy Roller' Bridgewater led Vikings on a game-winning touchdown drive after play ruling.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Minnesota Vikings: Chris Crocker set to get his start
Chris Crocker came to Minnesota looking to start in the regular season. On Saturday, at least, he was set to get a preseason start.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Brinkley back on familiar turf with Vikings
After spending last season with Arizona, linebacker Jasper Brinkley has returned to a very different Vikings team than the one he had left.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
St. Cloud Times
Vikings veteran stabilizes hurting safety positionVikings veteran...
Vikings veteran stabilizes hurting safety position Chris Crocker, 34, holds over six years of experience in coach Zimmer's system Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/sports/2014/08/12/vikings-veteran-stabilizes-hurting-safety-position/13982435/ Health problems have piled up in recent weeks for the Minnesota Vikings at ... (more)
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Vikings' Linval Joseph not ruled out for preseason
Vikings coach Mike Zimmer hasn't ruled out that defensive tackle Linval Joseph, injured in a shooting incident last weekend, could return for at least one preseason game.
Sun Aug 10, 2014
Vikings rookie Anthony Barr's role expanding; practice moved indoors
Before Sunday afternoon's practice, Vikings coach Mike Zimmer talked about rookie linebacker Anthony Barr and offered a preview of something to see.
Sat Aug 09, 2014
Coleman starts, shines with interception
Since the start of the Vikings' offseason program, when Robert Blanton got a chance to stake his claim to a starting safety spot with Jamarca Sanford and Andrew Sendejo sitting out with injuries, the Vikings' crowded competition at the position has been significantly affected by who's healthy and who's not.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
W2W4: Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings and the Oakland Raiders open the preseason Friday night at TCF Bank Stadium.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
The Daily Norseman
Oakland Raiders At Minnesota Vikings: Things To Look For
As we get closer to the first pre-season game on Friday at TCF Bank Stadium, we know a couple of pretty definitive things about the Minnesota Vikings .
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Andrew Sendejo (back) activated off PUP
Matt Vense l is in his first year at the Star Tribune after covering the Ravens for the Baltimore Sun for six years.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
Vikings notes: Sanford used to competing for job
Jamarca Sanford has been through battles like this before and emerged victorious.
The Washington Post
Smith learning from the best in Vikings secondary
Harrison Smith might get a tip from head coach Mike Zimmer, or defensive coordinator George Edwards will have something to say.