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1 hr ago | Star Tribune

'Tiny' lineman gets shot at making Vikings roster

Vikings offensive line coach Jeff Davidson squeezed into a coach seat on his February flight to the NFL combine.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Antonio Richardson, Austin Wentworth, NFL Players, Mike Remmers, Kevin Murphy

Thu Aug 21, 2014

TwinCities

Vikings: For Teddy Bridgewater, stakes heat up Saturday in Kansas City

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater isn't concerned about the weather he'll face in Kansas City on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Kansas City Chiefs, Teddy Bridgewater, NFL Players, Rodney Smith, Mike Zimmer

ESPN

After Chiefs, Cassel turned career around

The Minnesota Vikings were in the market for a veteran backup quarterback a year ago, believing they needed a steady alternative to Christian Ponder after their first playoff appearance in three years was short-circuited by a disastrous outing from Joe Webb .

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Kansas City Chiefs, NFL Players, Teddy Bridgewater, Christian Ponder, Mike Zimmer

The Daily Norseman

Vikings/Cardinals pre-season game observations

I suppose the saying that "It's better late than never" applies, unless of course you hate it and think never would have been better.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, NFL Players, Teddy Bridgewater, Greg Jennings, Kyle Rudolph, Opinion

The Daily Norseman

Vikings At Chiefs: Things To Look For

Next Tuesday, the 32 teams in the NFL have to make the first set of roster cuts, down to 75 players.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Adrian Peterson (Minnesota Vikings), NFL Players, Mike Zimmer, Matt Asiata, Jerick McKinnon

Wed Aug 20, 2014

St. Cloud Times

NFC North has plenty of talent, potential on tapNFC North has plenty...

NFC North has plenty of talent, potential on tap The Vikings will face high-scoring competition in the NFC North this season Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/sports/2014/08/20/nfc-north-plenty-talent-potential-tap/14371269/ Adrian Peterson and the Vikings will face high-scoring competition in the NFC North this ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFL Football, NFC North, Minnesota Vikings, Adrian Peterson (Minnesota Vikings), NFL Players, Christian Ponder, Mike Zimmer

Silver And Black Pride

Raiders vs Packers preview: Live blog chat with Acme Packing Company

The Raiders are about to "pack up" and head to Green Bay for their third preseason game.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Green Bay Packers, Aaron Rodgers, NFL Players, Minnesota Vikings, Oakland Raiders

Silver And Black Pride

Know the Enemy Daily Links 8/20: NFL wants to charge Super Bowl halftime performers

The Manning family is a little busy. Even Archie, new knee and all, is still running around, on boards for the Sugar Bowl and the new college football playoffs, while also running a restaurant and a football camp.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Diego Chargers, NFL Football, Antonio Gates, NFL Players, Kansas City Chiefs, Minnesota Vikings

NFLSpinZone

Adrian Peterson still expected to sit out rest of preseason

Aug 8, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson talks along the sidelines during the game with the Oakland Raiders at TCF Bank Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Adrian Peterson (Minnesota Vikings), NFL Players, Teddy Bridgewater, Matt Kalil, Mike Zimmer

MSNBC

Vikings coaches see value in keeping Christian Ponder

Clearly buried behind Matt Cassel and the latest savior Teddy Bridgewater , Ponder didn't even play in Saturday's preseason game against the Cardinals.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Teddy Bridgewater, NFL Players, Christian Ponder, Arizona Cardinals

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Insight News

Barber Shop Rap: Vikings predictions 2014

They've got new coaches, players, systems, playing facilities and so on. And while it's hard to know what all this new stuff is going to do, we can always bank on the barbershop pundits to wax poetic, comical, sometimes even biblical, about everything ... including the Vikings.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, NFC, NFC North, NFL Players, Brett Favre, Teddy Bridgewater, Green Bay Packers

Rant Sports

NFL Preseason 2014: Minnesota Vikings vs. Kansas City Chiefs Preview

Following two victories at TCF Bank Stadium, the Minnesota Vikings will travel to Kansas City for the team's Week 3 matchup against the Kansas City Chiefs .

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Kansas City Chiefs, Rodney Smith, Jerome Simpson, NFL Players, Christian Ponder

BleacherReport

NFL Preseason 2014: Week 3 Schedule and Storylines to Watch

Week 3 of the NFL preseason is a critical juncture in a franchise's preparation for the regular season, and it should prove to be the most exciting week of football for fans since training camp began.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Rodney Smith, NFL Players, Carolina Panthers, Kelvin Benjamin

BleacherReport

Fantasy Football 2014: QB Rankings, Risers, Fallers, Sleepers and Risks

If the preseason meant something, Teddy Bridgewater would be an NFL MVP candidate after he led the Minnesota Vikings on a last-minute, game-winning drive that culminated in his touchdown pass.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Cordarrelle Patterson, Teddy Bridgewater, Adrian Peterson (Minnesota Vikings), NFL Players

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WKBT

Barr set high for other Vikings rookie Barr

The quarterback was always going to be the featured offseason acquisition for this team, considering the passing problems of the last four years, and the smiling soft-spoken kid coming off a high-profile career at Louisville has been met with great anticipation from the masses.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Jasper Brinkley, Audie Cole, Chad Greenway, NFL Players, Mike Zimmer

ESPN

Vikings: Could Ponder be on the way out?

In time, the Minnesota Vikings ' 30-28 win over the Arizona Cardinals on Saturday night -- a preseason game in which both Matt Cassel and Teddy Bridgewater played a full half, and each fashioned a passer rating better than 125 -- could come attached with an ignominious footnote: It could be the night Christian Ponder 's chances of appearing in ... (more)

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

The Daily Norseman

Matt Cassel To Start Against Chiefs

Mike Zimmer may have just killed whatever remaining suspense there might have been in the battle for the Minnesota Vikings ' starting quarterback position.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kansas City Chiefs, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, NFL Players, Mike Zimmer, Jabari Price, Gerald Hodges

Star Tribune

VikesCentric: Fantasy football Q and A

We are in the midst of fantasy football draft season. I can tell because my calendar is filling up with drafts and auctions, my Twitter feed is filling up with fantasy football questions and my refrigerator is filling up with beer.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Cordarrelle Patterson, Greg Jennings, NFL Players, Kansas City Chiefs, Dwayne Bowe

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Star Tribune

Hartman: Final drive shows Bridgewater's progress

Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner said he wasn't surprised by rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater's second-half performance Saturday, when the first-round pick went 16-for-20 for 177 yards and two touchdowns, including a seven-play, 83-yard drive that culminated in a game-winning touchdown pass to Rodney Smith with 18 seconds remaining.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Teddy Bridgewater, Rodney Smith, Joe Banyard, NFL Players, Christian Ponder

Revenge of the Birds

5 Positives, 5 Negatives from the agonisingly late defeat to the Vikings in pre-season Week 2

Rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater put in a remarkable display to lead the Minnesota Vikings to a come-from-behind victory with only a minute to go in the fourth quarter, but what did we learn about our Cardinals last night? 1: Backup quarterback Drew Stanton put in another favourable display throwing 6/8 for 81 yards and a score to Darren Fells.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Teddy Bridgewater, Kyle Rudolph, NFL Players, Arizona Cardinals

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