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Vikings coach Mike Zimmer looks hard and finds the doubters
16 mins ago   Vikings/NFL
Coach’s motivational tool is getting his team’s attention.

Money is a factor in pivotal year for Adrian Peterson
17 mins ago   Vikings/NFL
Transition season puts Peterson in a role where he must adapt to Teddy Bridgewater as the Vikings’ focal point

Vikings Camp 3-Cap Day 2: Zimmer Says Kendricks Looks Like He’s Drinking Less Coffee
35 mins ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
MANKATO, Minn. — Eric Kendricks had a great jump on the play. The diving interception and return for a score was even better. The Vikings linebacker went flying through t. […]

Another day, another deep ball from Teddy Bridgewater at Vikings camp
46 mins ago   Vikings/NFL
It was a sunny day in Mankato with temperatures in the high 70s when the Vikings took the field for their second day of training camp. Players were again in shorts. On Sund. […]

‘Relative Dinosaur’ Terence Newman Ready for Training Camp Competition
1 hour ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Eric Smith
MANKATO, Minn. — If there’s Vikings player that knows what to expect during training camp, it’s cornerback Terence Newman. After all, he’s one of four first-round d. […]

Mike Harris calls illness ‘mild setback,’ no set timetable for return
2 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
Before Mike Harris underwent his physical Thursday on the eve of 2016 training camp, he was hopeful he’d be cleared to practice after missing the end of spring workouts d. […]

Cordarrelle Patterson’s injury to left shoulder area considered ‘minor’
2 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
Cordarrelle Patterson caught the pass and may have caught a break. Patterson left Friday’s training camp practice early, the Vikings’ first, after landing hard on his l. […]

Vikings Playing it Safe with Peterson
2 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Eric Smith
MANKATO, Minn. — Fans may have noticed that Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has had a light workload through the first two days of training camp. Vikings Head Coach. […]

Chad Greenway again ready to fend off youngsters in his final(?) NFL season
5 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
Before Chad Greenway re-signed with the Vikings in March, he watched them add a challenger for his starting gig in free-agent outside linebacker Emmanuel Lamur. And a few w. […]

Presser Points: Vikings Could Look for Extra Dimension with 2 RB Set
6 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
MANKATO, Minn. — Vikings Offensive Coordinator Norv Turner — and the rest of the NFL — know what Minnesota has in Adrian Peterson. The seven-time Pro Bowl running bac. […]

Charles Johnson Healthy, Ready for 2016 Season
6 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Lindsey Young
MANKATO, Minn. – With two walk-throughs and a full training camp practice in the books, Vikings wide receiver Charles Johnson is capitalizing on a strong offseason and fe. […]

The Early Status of Vikings Quarterbacks at Training Camp
7 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
MANKATO, Minn. — The Vikings have returned to Minnesota State University, Mankato with four quarterbacks on the roster. Even though they play the same position, camp will. […]

Transcript: Turner Addressed the Media Saturday
7 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
Vikings Offensive Coordinator Norv Turner Opening Statement: Good morning and good to see you all again as a group. I’ve seen you all walking around the past couple of da. […]

Zimmer, Spielman, Vikings Reflect on Phil Loadholt, Kevin Williams
10 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
MANKATO, Minn. — Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer, General Manager Rick Spielman and players reflected this week as they reported to training camp about the retirements of. […]

Anthony Barr, Vikings Defensive Stars Back in Mix
10 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Eric Smith
The Vikings managed injuries to several key defensive players in 2015, yet still managed to win the NFC North. Given the benefit of rest, interior defensive linemen Linval. […]

Owner of Pet Guinea Pig ‘Adrian Peterson’ Meets Real AP
11 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Lindsey Young
MANKATO, Minn. – Abigail Niebauer has Adrian Peterson’s back, and the Pro Bowl running back has hers. When 10-year-old Abigail saw Peterson for the first time after tra. […]

Vikings Sign Free Agent DT Claudell Louis
12 hours ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Vikings PR
The Vikings have signed rookie free agent DT Claudell Louis, the team announced on Saturday. Louis, native of Haiti, played his college football at Fresno State and was an. […]

Offense gets a hard look during Vikings’ first practice
20 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
Key new additions, in early stages of jelling, get a long look on the first day

Laquon Treadwell starts camp with a brief appearance in the top offense
20 hours ago   Vikings/NFL
The Vikings officially opened the 51st training camp in Mankato with Friday’s morning walk-through followed by an afternoon practice in helmets on a sunny, 80-degree day.. […]

Vikings Camp 3-Cap Day 1: Sparano’s Drill Draws a Crowd
1 day ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Craig Peters
MANKATO, Minn. — The Vikings went low in a plan to reach new heights. Wearing a ball cap flipped backward, offensive line coach Tony Sparano dropped to one knee so he’d. […]

Rookie Laquon Treadwell Takes Unique Warning from Zimmer
1 day ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Eric Smith
MANKATO, Minn. — At first, Laquon Treadwell wasn’t about to share the piece of motivation Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer recently gave him. Once Treadwell opened up, ho. […]

Vikings Leave Lasting Impact on Fans’ Lives During Training Camp
1 day ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Lindsey Young
MANKATO, Minn. – When Sophie’s favorite player, Adrian Peterson, knelt down to say hello and thank her for coming for practice, words weren’t necessary to convey her. […]

Presser Points: ‘Teddy Does the Things We Ask Him to Do’
1 day ago   Minnesota Vikings : News – Eric Smith
MANKATO, Minn. — Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer said Friday that he’s more than happy that Teddy Bridgewater is his signal-caller because he doesn’t make careless mis. […]

Mike Zimmer, Vikings Agree to New Contract: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction
2 days ago   Bleacher Report – Minnesota Vikings
The Minnesota Vikings rewarded head coach Mike Zimmer with a new contract Thursday, after he led the franchise to its first NFC North title since 2009 last season.  Per. […]

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Draft Preview: Investing In Returns
3 years ago   Vikings Blog – Mike Wobschall
How early would you be willing to draft a return specialist? This is a player who is categorized under a specific position, but you’ve drafted him to serve exclusively a. […]

vikings.com Blog Is On The Move
3 years ago   Vikings Blog – Ryan Cardinal
We wanted to let our loyal vikings.com Blog readers know that there is now a new home for the vikings.com Blog, which can be found here.  We are moving away from the WordP. […]

New Faces Welcomed To Vikings Offseason Program
3 years ago   Vikings Blog – Mike Wobschall
Vikings Launch Offseason Program Five Vikings Poised For Breakout Seasons The launch of the Offseason Program means a return to Winter Park for many Vikings players. But it. […]

Small School Spotlight: RB Kerwynn Williams (Utah State)
3 years ago   Vikings Blog – Mike Wobschall
The “small school” tag is not the only stigma this nimble, smooth-striding RB will have to overcome to make it in the NFL. He’ll also be characterized as a one-year s. […]

Five Vikings Poised For Breakout Seasons
3 years ago   Vikings Blog – Mike Wobschall
Every NFL team has star players who are relied upon year-in and year-out to perform at a premium level. But on a year-in and year-out basis, successful NFL teams also have. […]

The Boys Are Back In Town – Vikings Launch Offseason Program
3 years ago   Vikings Blog – Mike Wobschall
This is a big week for the crop of prospects hoping to be selected in the 2013 NFL Draft, with the 1st-round set to begin on Thursday evening and the draft scheduled to con. […]

Top 5 Draft Picks In Vikings History (Pre-Super Bowl Era)
3 years ago   Vikings Blog – Mike Wobschall
The 2013 NFL Draft is just 5 days away, and in honor of that we’re going to look at the 5 best draft picks in Vikings history. NFL.com ran a feature story earlier this mo. […]

Draft Preview: Drilling Down On Defensive Tackles
3 years ago   Vikings Blog – Mike Wobschall
Vikings fans have a very high standard when it comes to defensive tackles. After all, this is the home of the Purple People Eaters, of Keith Millard, of John Randle and Hen. […]

Vikings Join Tony and Lauren Dungy to Benefit Athletes In Action-Minnesota This Saturday, April 20
3 years ago   Vikings Blog – Ryan Cardinal
The Minnesota Vikings are joining former NFL head coach and best-selling author Tony Dungy in hosting “An Intimate Evening with Tony and Lauren Dungy” this Saturday, Ap. […]

Reacting To Vikings 2013 Regular Season Schedule
3 years ago   Vikings Blog – Mike Wobschall
The NFL has released its 2013 schedule, which means the teams and locations on the Vikings slate have now been assigned dates and times. Here’s a game-by-game list of the. […]