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  • newCondolences Extended after loss of Original Viking Rip Hawkins
    The Vikings are sending thoughts and condolences to the family of Ross Cooper “Rip” Hawkins, who has passed away at the age of 76. Mary Hawkins, his wife of almost 30 years, met Rip in Denver year...
    - 6 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 3:49pm -
  • newWhere Are We at With Waynes?
    The Vikings are only four practices into training camp, but fans are already eager to hear progress reports and playing time projections for rookie CB Trae Waynes. A pass defense that made huge st...
    - 10 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 11:24am -
  • newLunch Break, 7/30: Barr, Floyd on 'All-Risers Team'
    There are lists fans want to see players from their team make, and lists they want to avoid. Barry Wilner of The Associated Press produced an “All-Risers Team” and an “All-Prove It Team.” The Viki...
    - 12 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 9:55am -
  • Vikings Camp Three-cap Day 4: Handling Heat in the Pocket
    MANKATO, Minn. — The humidity that blanketed Vikings training camp Tuesday lifted considerably Wednesday, and so did some of the heat that Teddy Bridgewater experienced in the pocket.Vikings pass...
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 15, 7:45pm -
  • 5 from No. 5: Bulkier Bridgewater
    Here are five key topics that Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater discussed in his session with reporters Wednesday. 1) Bulkier Bridgewater: The second-year pro joked in his first media availab...
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 15, 12:54pm -
  • Vikings Roundup, 7/29: Mixing it up for Competition
    MANKATO, Minn. — One-on-ones often amount to 1s vs. 1s and 2s vs. 2s on the depth chart, but the Vikings are mixing that up at training camp. An example Tuesday was during pass route drills when M...
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 15, 12:47pm -
  • Transcript: Zimmer, Teddy Address The Media
    Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer I thought we had a good practice yesterday. I thought guys got after it pretty good first day in pads. I also think that for the most part we were pretty smart stayi...
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 15, 12:43pm -
  • Be First Through The Gates For Saturday's Night Practice
    This year make sure you are one of the first through the gates to get the best seats possible for this Saturday's night practice at 2015 Verizon Vikings Training Camp via the Vikings Fireworks and...
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 15, 11:50am -
  • Lunch Break, 7/29: Zimmer Sticking Close to Waynes
    Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer Tuesday that rookie Trae Waynes is doing “a lot better” at covering the slot, a new position for the cornerback who is also working on the outside.Zimmer would kno...
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 15, 9:41am -
  • Vikings Camp Three-cap Day 3: Joseph, Floyd Tackling 'Small Ball'
    MANKATO, Minn. — The full-scruff beards of Sharrif Floyd and Linval Joseph appear to be growing in unison. Will the same be said about their games? The Vikings starting defensive tackles are in t...
    - 2 days ago, 28 Jul 15, 7:20pm -

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  • Adrian Peterson “started off slow” in return to practice

    Adrian Peterson “started off slow” in return to practice

    Adrian Peterson got rave reviews from his Vikings teammates regarding his physical condition when he returned to the fold this spring, but it was still a long time since the running back was taking part in full practices with the team when training camp got underway. It probably shouldn’t come as much of a surprise,…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jul 15, 4:35am -
  • Mike Wallace: I have to be a better person, player and leader

    Mike Wallace: I have to be a better person, player and leader

    Mike Wallace’s two years with the Dolphins were a disappointment in terms of on-field production, the team’s place in the standings and the way Wallace fit in with the rest of the team. Wallace is now with the Vikings after an offseason trade and the wide receiver says he didn’t do a good job of…
    - 3 days ago, 28 Jul 15, 7:42am -
  • Harrison Smith isn’t a fan of the fifth-year option

    Harrison Smith isn’t a fan of the fifth-year option

    in 2015, Vikings safety Harrison Smith enters the fourth year of his contract. If the 29th pick in 2012 had been selected four spots lower, it would be the final year of his contract. Thanks to the fifth-year option, it’s not. “I’m obviously not a fan of the fifth-year option,” Smith said Monday, via Mark…
    - 3 days ago, 28 Jul 15, 7:07am -
  • Cordarrelle Patterson still struggling with consistency

    Cordarrelle Patterson still struggling with consistency

    Vikings wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson didn’t take the step forward that the team wanted to see last season, leading Patterson to say this offseason that 2015 is going to be a make or break year for him. If he wants it to wind up in the make column, he still has some work to do.…
    - 3 days ago, 28 Jul 15, 4:56am -
  • Vikings looking to extend training camp deal with Minnesota State-Mankato

    Vikings looking to extend training camp deal with Minnesota State-Mankato

    While the Minnesota Vikings are getting ready to move into a brand new regular season home in downtown Minneapolis, the team is looking to extend its preseason arrangements in Mankato. According to Matt Vensel of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, the Vikings are negotiating with Minnesota State University to extend their training camp contract with the…
    - 3 days ago, 27 Jul 15, 8:41pm -
  • Adrian Peterson knew the Vikings weren’t letting him go

    Adrian Peterson knew the Vikings weren’t letting him go

    There was plenty of huffing and puffing in the offseason from people close to Vikings running back Adrian Peterson. Ultimately, however, Peterson realized no one was going to be blowing down any houses. “The reality, and just to be straightforward with you,” Peterson told Peter King of TheMMQB.com. “I knew I really wasn’t going anywhere.…
    - 3 days ago, 27 Jul 15, 11:51am -
  • Norv Turner: The only evaluation of Bridgewater that matters is ours

    Norv Turner: The only evaluation of Bridgewater that matters is ours

    The offseason is full of media-generated rankings of teams, players and more designed to fill the time until there’s actual football to occupy our time. ESPN has done a couple of rankings of the league’s quarterbacks and Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater didn’t do particularly well in either one. A poll of coaches and talent evaluators ranked…
    - 3 days ago, 27 Jul 15, 11:25am -
  • Adrian Peterson: I can play at a high level until I’m 36 or 37

    Adrian Peterson: I can play at a high level until I’m 36 or 37

    Adrian Peterson’s newly renegotiated contract runs through the 2017 season, when he’ll be 32 years old. Very few running backs are able to play well at that age. But Peterson thinks he’ll still be in his prime at 32. And for a few years after that. “I don’t see the end,” Peterson told Peter King…
    - 4 days ago, 27 Jul 15, 6:22am -
  • Roger Goodell checks out virtual reality system, Vikings too

    Roger Goodell checks out virtual reality system, Vikings too

    Maybe STRIVR Labs made a virtual reality appeals simulator, and when Roger Goodell went to check it out, that’s causing his delay in announcing his Tom Brady decision. Either way, the NFL commissioner has checked out the rapidly expanding technology, according to Tom Pelissero of USA Today. Goodell toured their facilities last week, to get a sense…
    - 4 days ago, 27 Jul 15, 3:17am -
  • Vikings sign Blair Walsh to contract extension

    Vikings sign Blair Walsh to contract extension

    The Vikings took care of a fairly important piece of business last week, restructuring running back Adrian Peterson’s contract. They’ve now locked up the guy who picks up the seventh point after Peterson gets “loooooose!” The Vikings have announced a four-year contract extension with kicker Blair Walsh. Per a league source, the deal is worth…
    - 4 days ago, 26 Jul 15, 11:26am -

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  • newDeflategate judge tells NFL, players: Don't argue. Settle (Reuters)
    By Jonathan Stempel and Steve Ginsburg NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Tom Brady's effort to void his four-game suspension was set back on Thursday as litigation embroiling the New England Patriots star quarterback was sent to a New York judge, who urged a speedy resolution to the "Deflategate" scandal. U.S. District Judge Richard Berman in Manhattan ordered the National Football League and NFL Players Association to begin settlement talks "forthwith actively," and cool their public sniping. "The earth is already sufficiently scorched." The NFL and the union declined to comment.
    - 10 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 11:42am -
  • newDaily Dose: Bengals Ready to Roll (Rotoworld)
    In Thursday's Daily Dose, Jesse Pantuosco previews Cincinnati's offense and examines Tom Brady's lawsuit against the NFL.
    - 18 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 3:43am -
  • newPlayers who need to finally show their worth in 2015 (The Associated Press)
    Alshon Jeffery proved himself last year as a prime target in Chicago. Everson Griffen showed his stuff as a sackmaster in Minnesota.
    - 22 hours ago, 29 Jul 15, 11:56pm -
  • The Latest: Brady and players' union file lawsuit again NFL (The Associated Press)
    In a filing Wednesday afternoon, lawyers working with the NFL Players Association asked U.S. District Judge David Doty to vacate the suspension or at least put it on hold until the case can be heard. ''It would be as if you would punish one player on a team because he has been generally aware that another player on a team is taking steroids,'' Kessler said.
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 15, 3:29pm -
  • Adrian Peterson back in pads and moving forward with Vikings (The Associated Press)
    Adrian Peterson burst through the line of scrimmage and veered toward the sideline as he headed up the field. Safety Robert Blanton had the Minnesota Vikings running back in his sights and eased off the throttle as he went in to ''thud'' Peterson, looking to deliver a cordial bump during the team's first training camp practice with players in pads. To Blanton's surprise, Peterson lowered his shoulder and delivered a jolt to the fourth-year defensive back.
    - 1 day ago, 29 Jul 15, 2:19pm -
  • NFL 2015: Players who could make breakthroughs in 2015 (The Associated Press)
    If you're not sure where Le'Veon Bell and Justin Forsett came from to reach the top of the NFL rushing charts, this will be helpful.
    - 2 days ago, 28 Jul 15, 11:35pm -
  • New offense, new coach, same goal for Peyton Manning (The Associated Press)
    Peyton Manning can earn back every penny of the $4 million pay cut John Elway asked him to take this offseason. Manning's restructured deal calls for him to earn $2 million bonuses each for winning the AFC championship and the NFL title. Ryan Clady's season-ending knee injury leaves right guard Louis Vasquez as the anchor of the league's youngest and least-experienced offensive line, one that features rookie left tackle Ty Sambrailo.
    - 2 days ago, 28 Jul 15, 5:22pm -
  • Hopes are high for Vikings, and they're happy to have them (The Associated Press)
    The strategy and style of Minnesota's coaching staff under Mike Zimmer is no longer new. Neither is the starting quarterback, Teddy Bridgewater. The sideshow that overshadowed last season has been dismantled, following Adrian Peterson's reinstatement from NFL suspension and the star running back's return to the Vikings with the guaranteed contract he sought.
    - 2 days ago, 28 Jul 15, 5:21pm -
  • How Tom Brady can fight (and overturn) his suspension in court (Shutdown Corner)
    Now that Roger Goodell has held firm on upholding a four-game suspension , Tom Brady's camp has opted to take this battle to court . Brady won't be pulling a Robert Kraft — he'll fight the good fight, and his court options are fascinating. The NFL took preemptive measures after announcing the four games stood by seeking an immediate confirmation in New York, not Minnesota where the NFLPA has had great success on appellate decisions involving the league. [ Yahoo Sports Fantasy Football: Sign up and join a league today! ] BREAKING: @NFL asks federal court to confirm Tom Brady suspension.…
    - 2 days ago, 28 Jul 15, 3:35pm -
  • Most intriguing NFL team of 2015? Ranking the storylines of all 32 squads (Shutdown Corner)
    This is a highly subjective list. Using my sophisticated OPI (Own Personal Intrigue) method, I carefully have ranked the teams in order of interest and intrigue prior to the 2015 NFL season. Please note: These are not power rankings. This is not how I think the 2016 NFL draft order will look. Nothing like that. Intrigue can be both bad and good. My top-ranked team here missed the postseason a year ago; my 32nd-ranked team made it. Hopefully, you get the idea. I’m just speculating which teams will be the most buzzworthy and boast the most fascinating storylines heading into the season. T…
    - 3 days ago, 28 Jul 15, 9:00am -

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  • new2015 Minnesota Vikings Training Camp Notebook: Day Three and Four

    2015 Minnesota Vikings Training Camp Notebook: Day Three and Four

    Holy pads-emoniumDepth ChartWe're going to see some movement in the depth chart tomorrow! As a reminder, here's our current depth chart minus Shamar Stephen: I don't really have a handle on the returners quite yet in terms of the depth chart, so I only listed the first person, who is very clearly the highest on the chart. People to watch out for in the returner spots: Marcus Sherels, Jarius Wright, Jerick McKinnon, Adam Thielen, Stefon Diggs. ObservationsQuarterbacksTwo days of quarterback observation are not necessarily easy to compress, especially given that the wind wa…
    - 7 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 2:29pm -
  • newMinnesota Vikings Nearly Didn't Get Charles Johnson

    Minnesota Vikings Nearly Didn't Get Charles Johnson

    Towards the end of last season, wide receiver Charles Johnson became a real bright spot for the Minnesota Vikings. After being signed off of the Cleveland Browns' practice squad in Week 3, he was in on nearly 95% of the team's snaps (357 out of 376) in the final six weeks of the season. For the most part, he played pretty well, with the highlight being his first career 100-yard game in December against the New York Jets.According to our friends over at Dawgs by Nature, the Browns did what they could to keep Johnson as a member of their team, and went so far as to match the offer that h…
    - 16 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 5:09am -
  • newVikings Won't Talk Extension With Harrison Smith Until Offseason

    Vikings Won't Talk Extension With Harrison Smith Until Offseason

    After the Minnesota Vikings picked up the fifth-year option on the contract of safety Harrison Smith, getting him signed to a long-term extension seemed like a no-brainer.But although it's incredibly likely that the Vikings will sign Smith to said extension, they're not going to use their brains to consider it until this coming offseason.Per numerous sources (including Fox Sports), the team is not going to start looking into extending Smith's contract until 2016. This is standard procedure for the Vikings, who generally don't give players contract extensions before the final year of t…
    - 18 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 3:33am -
  • U.S. Bank Stadium Photo Gallery: July 29, 2015
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  • Minnesota Vikings Training Camp: Day Four Open Thread

    Minnesota Vikings Training Camp: Day Four Open Thread

    We're on to the fourth day of Minnesota Vikings' Training Camp, and there are a couple of different things for us to take a look at today.From what I can gather on the Twitter, Arif is feeling a bit under the weather and might miss the morning walkthrough for today. However, our widget of folks that are in Mankato and tweeting furiously should have you covered as far as that's concerned. Tweets from https://twitter.com/JoshDungan1/lists/training-camp-listThe (slightly) bigger news that's happening today is that Eric is going to be part of the big tour of U.S. Bank Stadium today as p…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jul 15, 7:30am -
  • 2015 NFL Power Rankings: Minnesota Vikings Gaining Momentum

    2015 NFL Power Rankings: Minnesota Vikings Gaining Momentum

    For the most part, it's probably still too early to be taking NFL Power Rankings seriously, but they do provide a bit of fodder for conversation. We had another set come out yesterday from a guy that got an opportunity to look at the Vikings first-hand already.Pete Prisco of CBS Sports. . .who, yes, we've had our differences with in the past. . .has put out his preseason Power Rankings, and he seems to like the Minnesota Vikings more than most. He has the Vikings at #13 in his rankings, pegging them as a team that could make a jump into a post-season spot.With the way Prisco's ranking…
    - 2 days ago, 29 Jul 15, 6:30am -
  • Minnesota Vikings Training Camp: Photo Gallery, Offensive Recap, Day 3 News & Notes

    Minnesota Vikings Training Camp: Photo Gallery, Offensive Recap, Day 3 News & Notes

    Daily Norseman checks in after the first full pads practice in Mankato with another exclusive photo gallery and a look at the offensive side of the ball.Throughout the course of Minnesota Vikings Training Camp, plenty of four-letter words are uttered by players, coaches, and fans alike. Most of them are accompanied by feelings of anger, embarrassment, or frustration. But there's one four-letter word in camp that pleases everyone:P-A-D-S.Yes, it was finally time to break out the first fully padded practice of the new season. It's the first chance for the lines to make some spirited con…
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  • Vikings Training Camp Photo Gallery: July 28, 2015
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  • newVikings tackle Matt Kalil believes fewer aches will mean improved play
    The left tackle has added weight, is working hard on technique.
    - 24 mins ago, 30 Jul 15, 9:11pm -
  • newHow's Teddy look? A little sturdier
    Teddy Bridgewater isn’t to the point where he could start selling tickets to the gun show, but the second-year QB is noticeably a bit bigger this year, the long sleeves he wears under his practice jersey a little snugger.After Bridgewater tipped the scales at 208 pounds last season, the Vikings instructed him to hit the gym this offseason to pack some more pounds on his frame. They didn’t want him maxing out like an Olympic powerlifter. They just wanted him to pack a few more pounds on, not exceeding 215.“There were things we asked him to get into in the weight room to get bigger and r…
    - 25 mins ago, 30 Jul 15, 9:10pm -
  • newTeddy Bridgewater: Championships aren't won in July
    While expectations have raised this year for the Vikings, quarterback Teddy Bridgewater reminded everyone that championships aren't won in July.
    - 4 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 5:41pm -
  • newAiyegbusi working hard, but admits 'There's a long way for me to go'
    Just four months ago, Babatunde Aiyegbusi left his family back in Poland, made his first visit to the United States, impressed the Vikings at a workout, got a second look at Winter Park and was signed to an NFL contract.Now comes the difficult part — proving that he belongs in the NFL.The 6-foot-9 offensive tackle didn’t play organized football until he was in college, and the organized football he played in various European leagues wasn’t up to snuff with what we’ve got going on here across the pond.“This is totally different from the thing I knew before,” Aiyegbusi admits.Aiy…
    - 4 hours ago, 30 Jul 15, 5:06pm -
  • newAccess Vikings, the podcast: First week of training camp

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  • newAccess Vikings, the Podcast: Week One of camp

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  • newCordarrelle Patterson's development tells us plenty about Vikings coaches
    Cordarrelle Patterson was set up to fail by succeeding.As a rookie in 2013, Patterson busted a few big plays as a wide receiver, looked terrifying as a kick returner and was downright dangerous whenever he took a handoff in space thanks both to the element of surprise and his own gifts. His head coach that season, Leslie Frazier (along with Frazier’s staff) was in win-now mode. That’s not a bad mode to be in one season after making the playoffs (and with the interest of self-preservation in mind), but we can say with some certainty now that it was probably the worst thing for Patterson.I…
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  • newRead the replay: Access Vikings Live Chat with Matt Vensel

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  • newA Lambeau Leap by Vikings infidels at Packers shareholder meeting
    Get to know the two Vikings fans who attended the Green Bay Packers shareholders meeting on Tuesday and sparked a stir on social media.
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