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  • newGame Preview: Vikings vs. Titans
    The Minnesota Vikings (7-9 in 2014 regular season) play in their final preseason game at Nissan Stadium vs. the Tennessee Titans (2-14 in 2014 regular season) Thursday, September 3. The game, whic...
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  • newAfter Further Review: Floyd Zips Through Line
    After Further Review is a deeper look at plays or stats after Vikings games... So far this preseason, we’ve looked at the Vikings success on crossing routes against the Buccaneers, and their use o...
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  • newVikings Roundup, 8/31: Zimmer Deliberating Stage or Sidelines for Starters
    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Vikings are set to conclude their preseason slate Thursday against the Titans in Nashville, but will first-teamers side-line dance from start to finish in Music City? Hea...
    - 15 hours ago, 31 Aug 15, 4:12pm -
  • newVikings Waive Bykowski, Robinson Out First 6 Weeks
    On Monday the Vikings announced that the club has waived T Carter Bykowski and placed CB Josh Robinson on the Reserve / Physically Unable to Perform list. He will miss the first six weeks of the r...
    - 20 hours ago, 31 Aug 15, 11:33am -
  • newTranscript: Zimmer Addresses The Media on Monday
    Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer After watching the tape, I thought we did some good things in a lot of different areas. We continued to do a good job in our return game, punt returns and kickoff r...
    - 20 hours ago, 31 Aug 15, 11:11am -
  • newLunch Break, 8/31: Teddy Hitting High Notes?
    Teddy Bridgewater has hit intended receivers on 82.9 percent (29 of the 35 passes he’s thrown) of the time this preseason, but can he hit a high note? Dave Campbell of the Associated Press wrote a...
    - 20 hours ago, 31 Aug 15, 10:50am -
  • newCole, Mauti Hit 19-ton Excavator off Tee Box
    HASTINGS, Minn. — Driver? 3-wood? Or 19-ton excavator? Audie Cole and Michael Mauti are more than golf buddies. The linebackers have been close friends since Mauti arrived three years ago in Minne...
    - 23 hours ago, 31 Aug 15, 8:26am -
  • Monday Morning Mailbag: Luxuries at Linebacker
    Do you have a comment or question? Send it to the vikings.com Mailbag! Every Monday we’ll post several comments and/or questions as part of the vikings.com Monday Morning Mailbag feature. Although...
    - 1 day ago, 31 Aug 15, 5:00am -
  • Vikings Announce Roster Moves
    The Minnesota Vikings have released the following players:RB Joe BanyardTE Brandon BostickCB Jalil CarterCB Justin ColemanWR DaVaris DanielsT Stephen GoodinLB Josh KadduWR Jordan LeslieDE...
    - 2 days ago, 30 Aug 15, 3:55pm -
  • 5 Takeaways from Saturday Night's Win Over Dallas
    The Vikings tallied another preseason win on Saturday night, defeating the Dallas Cowboys 28-14 at AT&T Stadium to move to 4-0 this preseason and 8-0 all-time in the preseason under head coach Mik...
    - 2 days ago, 29 Aug 15, 11:49pm -

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  • newJosh Robinson starting season on PUP list

    Josh Robinson starting season on PUP list

    Vikings cornerback Josh Robinson hasn’t practiced since tearing his pectoral muscle in spring work and it will be a while before he gets back on the field. The Vikings put Robinson on the regular season version of the physically unable to perform list on Monday. The move means that Robinson will be ineligible to practice…
    - 2 hours ago, 1 Sep 15, 5:33am -
  • newThe 2012 NFL Draft: Good Luck, then a lot of bad to follow

    The 2012 NFL Draft: Good Luck, then a lot of bad to follow

    Yesterday was a horrible day for the top of the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft. But it’s not like the news had been that good otherwise for the players at the top of that selection meeting. With the benching of second-overall pick Robert Griffin III in Washington and the release of former Browns…
    - 2 hours ago, 1 Sep 15, 5:17am -
  • Brandon Bostick cut as Vikings drop to 78 players

    Brandon Bostick cut as Vikings drop to 78 players

    Tight end Brandon Bostick was released by the Packers shortly after he mishandled an onside kick against the Seahawks in the NFC Championship game this year and signed with the Vikings a couple of days later. Nothing quite so dramatic happened during Bostick’s tenure with Minnesota and there won’t be any in the future now…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Aug 15, 5:01pm -
  • Another solid showing by Bridgewater

    Another solid showing by Bridgewater

    Teddy Bridgewater’s preseason work is probably done, and it will soon be forgotten. But Bridgewater made the most of limited opportunities — and looked good doing it. The second-year Vikings quarterback completed all seven passes he attempted Saturday night vs. the Cowboys for 76 total yards. He completed 83 percent in short work — 29…
    - 3 days ago, 29 Aug 15, 5:39pm -
  • Vikings “aiming” for Trae Waynes to be starter in Week One

    Vikings “aiming” for Trae Waynes to be starter in Week One

    Like many rookie cornerbacks, Vikings first-round pick Trae Waynes had a rough time out of the gate in his first preseason appearances. That led to a lot of negative instant feedback from outside the team, but defensive coordinator George Edwards stressed patience over immediate impact and said that Waynes was “right on course” to being…
    - 4 days ago, 28 Aug 15, 4:19am -
  • Judge Doty wonders whether Goodell “understands there is a CBA”

    Judge Doty wonders whether Goodell “understands there is a CBA”

    While Judge Richard M. Berman hasn’t been exactly friendly to the NFL’s position in the case the NFL filed to uphold the suspension of Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, it could have been worse for the league. If the NFL hadn’t won the race to the courthouse (thanks to the head start that Arbitrator Roger Goodell…
    - 6 days ago, 26 Aug 15, 6:43pm -
  • Report: Construction worker dies at Vikings new stadium

    Report: Construction worker dies at Vikings new stadium

    Another new NFL stadium has reportedly become the site of a death of a construction worker, after an incident at the Vikings new stadium. According to the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, construction workers said one person was killed and another injured. The Minneapolis Fire Department said they rescued one worker from a crevice on the roof of the…
    - 6 days ago, 26 Aug 15, 8:40am -
  • So who is the LeBron James of football?

    So who is the LeBron James of football?

    Who’s the LeBron James of the NFL? It was apparently easier for Jerry Seinfeld to figure out the true identity of Shmoopie. Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles says it’s him. Vikings running back Adrian Peterson says it’s him. Rodney Harrison of Pro Football Talk on NBCSN says it’s neither of them, because they have no…
    - 6 days ago, 26 Aug 15, 7:40am -
  • Teddy Bridgewater’s goal: Completing 70 percent of his passes

    Teddy Bridgewater’s goal: Completing 70 percent of his passes

    Only five times in NFL history has a quarterback completed 70 percent of his passes. Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater thinks he can be the sixth. “I think we try to aim to be over 70 percent in the quarterback room,” Bridgewater told the Star-Tribune. “That’s one of our goals. We take pride in completion percentage,…
    - 7 days ago, 25 Aug 15, 4:11am -
  • Comeback or not, Randy Moss is a marketing genius

    Comeback or not, Randy Moss is a marketing genius

    On Sunday, former NFL receiver Randy Moss spoke in giddy terms about a potential comeback to the NFL. Coincidentally or not, DirecTV debuts on Monday a new Sunday Ticket commercial featuring Randy Moss and “Petite Randy Moss,” a shorter version of himself who has cable not satellite. Even if Moss is truly thinking about playing…
    - 8 days ago, 24 Aug 15, 7:34am -

Scout.com - Minnesota Vikings

  • newVikings release QB Kafka, roster at 75
    The Minnesota Vikings got down to the mandated 75-man roster with the release of the QB.
    - 13 mins ago, 1 Sep 15, 6:51am -
  • newPatterson ‘just another guy?’
    Cordarrelle Patterson continues to be used as a backup on offense.
    - 16 hours ago, 31 Aug 15, 3:04pm -
  • newGreenway still working his craft
    After nine years in the NFL, Chad Greenway still has parts of his game he wants to improve for his 10th season with the Minnesota Vikings.
    - 16 hours ago, 31 Aug 15, 2:59pm -
  • newVikings place CB Robinson on PUP, 1 move left
    The Minnesota Vikings have one more roster move to make by 3 p.m. Central Tuesday after making two moves Monday.
    - 19 hours ago, 31 Aug 15, 12:17pm -
  • newVikings RB Williams: Less thought, more yards
    Dominique Williams explains how he has come to be the leader in average among the Minnesota Vikings’ running backs this preseason, but is still more impressed with another aspect of his game.
    - 19 hours ago, 31 Aug 15, 11:44am -
  • newVikings video: Zimmer, preseason development
    Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer discusses the development of multiple players during the preseason and more. Comments on linebackers, Blair Walsh, Taylor Heinicke, Robert Blanton, Chad Greenway, Mike Wallace, Teddy Bridgewater, the cornerbacks and more.
    - 20 hours ago, 31 Aug 15, 10:54am -
  • newVikings videos: Player interviews
    Minnesota Vikings running back Dominique Williams, wide receiver Isaac Fruechte and defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd meet with the media to discuss the preseason and developing this offseason.
    - 20 hours ago, 31 Aug 15, 10:41am -
  • newZimmer: Waynes had ‘best game’ of preseason
    Trae Waynes is getting plenty of opportunities and is improving as he goes, but Xavier Rhodes has some things to work on, Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said.
    - 20 hours ago, 31 Aug 15, 10:39am -
  • Preseason finale: A festival of reserves
    The preseason finale is expected to be the usual festival of the backups, leading to more discontent among Minnesota Vikings and NFL fans.
    - 1 day ago, 31 Aug 15, 6:25am -
  • ‘Babs’ sending NFL influences back to Poland
    Babatunde Aiyegbusi doesn’t know if he will make the Minnesota Vikings roster, but, to him, his introduction to the NFL is bigger than just trying to win a job.
    - 1 day ago, 31 Aug 15, 5:23am -

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  • newMinnesota Vikings Roster Cuts: Vikings Drop To 76

    Minnesota Vikings Roster Cuts: Vikings Drop To 76

    On Monday, the Minnesota Vikings made two more roster moves. . .one of which, frankly, I thought they had already made. . .and reduced their roster to 76 players.The first move, which was not unexpected, was to announce that cornerback Josh Robinson would start the regular season on the Physically Unable to Perform List. Robinson suffered a pectoral injury during the offseason workout program, and has not recovered to the point where he can contribute.This means that he will miss the team's first six games and that he can not start practicing with the team until late October.The other…
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  • Minnesota Vikings Roster Cuts 2015: Vikings Release 11 Players

    Minnesota Vikings Roster Cuts 2015: Vikings Release 11 Players

    The Minnesota Vikings have made most of the roster cuts they need to make prior to Tuesday's 3:00 PM Central deadline, as they've cut 11 players.The players the Vikings cut are as follows:RB Joe BanyardTE Brandon BostickCB Jalil CarterCB Justin ColemanWR DaVaris DanielsOL Stephen GoodinLB Josh KadduWR Jordan LeslieDE Caesar RayfordDT Chrishon RoseCB DeMarcus Van DykeBanyard is probably the most recognizable name of the group, as he got some opportunities at running back for the Vikings near the end of last season. The team also released Bostick, the hero of the 2014 NFC Cha…
    - 1 day ago, 30 Aug 15, 10:03pm -
  • Stock Market Report: Vikings at Cowboys

    Stock Market Report: Vikings at Cowboys

    Breaking down who did well and who didn't help their causes in the final preseason game before cuts. The Minnesota Vikings defeated the Dallas Cowboys 28-14 on Saturday night at JerryWorld on Saturday night. Mike Zimmer is now 8-0 in the preseason as a head coach. Some players looked good, some players looked bad, and some players are already looking for new jobs less than 24 hours after the game.I'm sorry. That introduction wasn't very good. To be honest, I'm just mailing it in right now. And can you blame me? This preseason has gone on forever. Trying to sort through the performance o…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Aug 15, 5:04pm -
  • Five Questions To Consider About The Minnesota Vikings' Roster Cuts

    Five Questions To Consider About The Minnesota Vikings' Roster Cuts

    As we mentioned earlier, the Minnesota Vikings (and every other team in the NFL) will be making a lot of roster cuts over the next week. Teams have to have their rosters reduced from 90 to 75 players by 3:00 PM Central on Tuesday and then to 53 by 3:00 PM Central on Saturday.There are a few questions that fans are probably wondering about concerning the purple and gold as we get close to the annual visits from The Turk. Here are a few that I've been pondering, along with what I think is going to happen.1) Do the Vikings keep a third quarterback on the roster?It's nice to know that th…
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  • Minnesota Vikings Roster Cuts Coming This Week

    Minnesota Vikings Roster Cuts Coming This Week

    We've hit the biggest week of the 2015 NFL Preseason, ladies and gentlemen, because it's roster cut week. Here's what the schedule of events for the next few days is going to look like.Tuesday, 1 September - Rosters need to be reduced from 90 players to 75 by 3:00 PM Central TimeThursday, 3 September - The Vikings play their final game of the preseason as they travel to Nashville to take on the Tennessee Titans. Very few, if any, starters are expected to see action in this one.Saturday, 5 September - Rosters need to be reduced from 75 to 53 players by 3:00 PM Central TimeSunda…
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  • Daily Norseman Fantasy League: Contest Winners!
    Here are the winners from the "Best Fantasy Team Name" contest, who each earned an invite into the official Daily Norseman fantasy league. First off, thank you to everyone who participated in the Daily Norseman Fantasy League Contest!  We had over 100 entries in the contest, but unfortunately only six lucky (or perhaps, pun-skilled) members earned an invite into the fantasy league. I want to thank everyone who submitted an entry, and especially thank everyone who took the time to read them and vote!  We had 14 submissions score "in the purple" garnering at least 5 recs, and there were plenty…
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  • Vikings at Cowboys Recap: Minnesota Remains Undefeated With 28-14 Win

    Vikings at Cowboys Recap: Minnesota Remains Undefeated With 28-14 Win

    The Minnesota Vikings simply don't lose games in August under Mike Zimmer.The purple and gold pushed their 2015 preseason record to 4-0, and 8-0 in Zimmer's two seasons as head coach, with a 28-14 victory over the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium on Saturday night.Neither team got very much going early on. The Cowboys got the ball first, and were forced to punt on their first two drives. The Vikings punted on their first drive as well, but the offense got going on the second drive. A defensive holding penalty on Brandon Carr allowed the Vikings to convert a third down, and we finally got…
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  • Jeff Locke Injury: Punter Suffers Leg Injury Against Cowboys

    Jeff Locke Injury: Punter Suffers Leg Injury Against Cowboys

    UPDATE: Locke has, in fact, returned to punting duties, as he blasted a 55-yarder early in the third quarter. My apologies to anyone I may have caused to panic with the initial report.UPDATE: Locke was back in as the holder on Blair Walsh's 45-yard field goal in the second quarter, so maybe he's back after all. Remain calm, all is well, etc.UPDATE: Indications are that the injury to Jeff Locke is a right ankle injury. His return is questionable, but he is apparently out and about on the Vikings' sideline.After what has been a fairly successful preseason for him, Jeff Locke. . .the Min…
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StarTribune.com - Vikings

  • newAccess Vikings morning walkthrough: Trae Waynes improving, Heinicke fighting for roster spot and more
    Every weekday, we walk you through what’s going on with the Vikings.WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED— Vikings rookie cornerback Trae Waynes won’t be a Week 1 starter, but he’s made progress over the last three preseason games.— Undrafted rookie free agent quarterback Taylor Heinicke is fighting for a roster spot as the Vikings’ third quarterback.— The Vikings placed cornerback Josh Robinson on the reserve PUP list and waived offensive tackle Carter Bykowski.— With the final preseason game on Thursday, running back Dominique Williams isn’t focused on getting cut. Instead, h…
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  • newTaylor Heinicke pushing for third quarterback spot with Vikings

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  • newVikings rookie cornerback Trae Waynes seeing fewer flags fly
    Despite a rocky start to preseason, the former Michigan State star said he improves each week.
    - 2 hours ago, 1 Sep 15, 4:58am -
  • newVikings stadium dispute revealed in letters to MSFA

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  • newXavier Rhodes relates to Trae Waynes' NFL adjustment
    If there’s one player on the Vikings roster that can relate to rookie cornerback Trae Waynes, it’s Xavier Rhodes.Like Waynes, Rhodes was a first round selection known for his aggressiveness coming out of college. He went through his own struggles after leaving Florida State in 2013, but Rhodes flashed his All-Pro potential last season in his first season under head coach Mike Zimmer.So naturally, Waynes has approached Rhodes about the growing pains he’s already experienced in coverage three months into his career. Rhodes said the hardest adjustment he had to make as a rookie was pla…
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  • newDominique Williams focused on improving, not on team cuts
    Joe Banyard led the Vikings with 26 rushing yards in the 28-14 preseason win over the Cowboys on Saturday. The next day, he was among one 11 cuts made by the team.The second leading rusher in that game, Dominique Williams, lives another day however. He finished the game with 25 rushing yards on six carries, and Williams is one of five running backs still on the roster at this moment. The Vikings still must make three more cuts to trim the roster to 75 players by Tuesday at 3 p.m. CT.“It just shows that this league is unpredictable,” said Williams on Banyard. “Joe is a great guy and gre…
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  • newVikings coach Mike Zimmer on Trae Waynes: Not so fast with the starter talk
    Frankly, Vikings coach Mike Zimmer disagrees with his defensive coordinator.Last week, while talking with reporters, defensive coordinator George Edwards said the goal was to have rookie cornerback Trae Waynes starting by the regular season opener.“I read that and I didn’t agree with what George said, to be honest with you,” Zimmer said Monday. “I think it was interpreted incorrectly.”Zimmer said the goal is to coach every quality player with the goal that he will be a starter. But it is not realistic that Waynes will start ahead of veteran Terence Newman when the Vikings open the…
    - 9 hours ago, 31 Aug 15, 10:15pm -
  • newRobinson placed on PUP list, Bykowski could go to IR, and Sullivan sits out yet again
    The Vikings have placed cornerback Joe Robinson on the reserve PUP list.Under this injury designation, Robinson will not count against the team’s roster. He is eligible to return as early as Week 7. At that point, the Vikings have a five-week window in which Robinson can return to practice. Once he practices, the Vikings have three weeks to add him to the active roster.Robinson started training camp on the PUP list after partially tearing a pectoral muscle during spring workouts. He has not practiced since.This move, which was expected, got the team’s roster down to 77 men.Waiving offe…
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