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3 hrs ago | TheVikingAge

Former Vikings CB Derek Cox Lands With Baltimore Ravens

Aug 8, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings cornerback Derek Cox against the Oakland Raiders at TCF Bank Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Derek Cox, NFL Players, Jabari Price, Marcus Sherels, Baltimore Ravens

7 hrs ago | TheVikingAge

Minnesota Vikings Final Preseason Game Is For The Hardcore Fans

Aug 16, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Rodney Smith celebrates his touchdown with running back Joe Banyard and wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson against the Arizona Cardinals in the fourth quarter at TCF Bank Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Rodney Smith, Joe Banyard, NFL Players, Cordarrelle Patterson, Adam Thielen

10 hrs ago | Washington Times

Security enhanced at University of Minnesota

Students arriving on campus this week may notice additional police officers, tighter restrictions on access to buildings and more discussions about safety.

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14 hrs ago | The Daily Norseman

Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks Cool Under Pressure

In the midst of looking around Twitter earlier, I saw this little tidbit come across from what is apparently the favorite website of the Minnesota Vikings ' coaching staff.

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

16 hrs ago | 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, Adrian Peterson (Minnesota Vikings), NFL Players, Charlie Johnson

20 hrs ago | The Daily Norseman

Vikings Place Mistral Raymond On Injured Reserve

When the Minnesota Vikings announced their first wave of cuts on Monday, the name of safety Mistral Raymond appearing came as a mild surprise.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Mistral Raymond, NFL Players, Harrison Smith

Yesterday | The Daily Norseman

Minnesota Vikings Injuries: Who Will Miss The Tennessee Game?

With a quick turn-around between the third and fourth pre-season games, there will be several prominent members of the Minnesota Vikings that will be sitting out of Thursday's pre-season finale against the Tennessee Titans .

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Jabari Price, Rodney Smith, Anthony Barr, Michael Mauti, NFL Players, Mike Zimmer

Tue Aug 26, 2014

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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, Matt Asiata, Adrian Peterson (Minnesota Vikings), NFL Players, Dominique Williams, Zach Line, Joe Banyard

Rant Sports

NFL Preseason 2014 Preview: Minnesota Vikings vs. Tennessee Titans

With the first round of roster cuts in the books, the next item on the NFL preseason schedule is Week 4 matchups.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Tennessee Titans, Adam Thielen, Donte Foster, Kain Colter, Rodney Smith, NFL Players

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, Greg Jennings, Adrian Peterson (Minnesota Vikings), NFL Players, Cordarrelle Patterson, Jerome Felton, Kevin Williams

ABC News

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Jamarca Sanford, NFL Players, Phil Loadholt

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Vikings' Linval Joseph: Grateful and eager to start season opener

Minnesota Vikings defensive tackle Linval Joseph practices on the second day of training camp at Minnesota State University in Mankato on Saturday, July 26, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Linval Joseph, NFL Players, Kevin Williams, New York Giants

TwinCities

Vikings' Christian Ponder says he's not auditioning for other teams

Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder gets sacked by Oakland defensive end Ryan Robinson in the third quarter of their preseason game at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Friday, August 8, 2014.

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

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Minnesota Vikings 2014 Season Preview

The real culprit in the Ponder debacle, however, was general manager Rick Spielman, who panicked and reached for the Florida State product, a player who was given a second-round grade by most, with the 12th overall pick.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFC, NFC North, Teddy Bridgewater, Anthony Barr, NFL Players, Matt Cassel, Adrian Peterson (Minnesota Vikings)

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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, Matt Cassel, NFL Players, Mike Zimmer, Cordarrelle Patterson, Teddy Bridgewater, Adrian Peterson (Minnesota Vikings)

Journalgazette.net

Bucs giving Incognito 'visit'

Coach Lovie Smith emphasized Monday that while the Bucs had arranged a 'visit' by the free agent guard, a signing wasn't necessarily imminent.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Miami Dolphins, Richie Incognito, NFL Players, Teddy Bridgewater, New York Jets

SLAM! Sports

NFL rookie quarterbacks playing waiting game this year

NFL coaches have adopted the idiom that when it comes to a starting quarterback: "Better the devil you know, than the devil you don't."

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Teddy Bridgewater, NFL Players, Matt Cassel, Charlie Whitehurst

Mon Aug 25, 2014

TwinCities

Vikings roster cuts

Anxiety was thick Monday morning in the Vikings locker room, even among the survivors of the preseason's first roster cuts.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Kheeston Randall, Robert Steeples, Tyler Scott, Jake Snyder, NFL Players, Kevin Murphy

Examiner.com

Minnesota Vikings preview: Ranking the NFC North's pass rushers

The most notable pass rusher in the division, Jared Allen, switched teams as a free agent this season, but remains in the division with an improved Bears' defensive line.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFL Football, NFC North, Brian Robison, NFL Players, Everson Griffen, Chicago Bears, Jared Allen

ESPN

Minnesota Vikings cut-down analysis

The Minnesota Vikings cut 14 players on Monday morning, trimming their roster to 76 players.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Jabari Price, Robert Steeples, NFL Players, Derek Cox, Shaun Prater, Josh Robinson

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