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  • newVikings-Packers: 107th Meeting Fuels Rivalry
    One of the NFL’s most heated rivalries gets its 107th renewal on 11/23/14. The game is unique for the clubs because it will be the 2nd time the teams have met on the campus of the University of Mi...
    - 6 hours ago, 22 Nov 14, 10:25am -
  • newVikings Set To Honor Military Members
    Eden Prairie, MN (November 21, 2014) – The Minnesota Vikings will honor military members during their November 23 game against the Green Bay Packers as part of the National Football League’s “Salu...
    - 13 hours ago, 22 Nov 14, 2:55am -
  • newWinter Park Rewind: November 17 - 21
    Get caught up on the week that was at Winter Park leading into Sunday's game against the Packers: Monday, November 17 After Sunday's tough loss to the Bears, Mike Wobschall looks at the issues the ...
    - 19 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 8:29pm -
  • Vikings Roundup 11/21: More to Smith than INT's
    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Harrison Smith has recorded interceptions in back-to-back weeks three times already in his three-year career. The Vikings free safety has an opportunity to do it a fourth tim...
    - 1 day ago, 21 Nov 14, 3:38pm -
  • New Vikings Stadium News & Notes - 11/21
    Stadium Approaching One-Third Complete Mortenson Construction and MSFA officials announced today the new stadium construction is now 28% complete and continuing to move at a rapid pace. Officials ...
    - 1 day ago, 21 Nov 14, 1:12pm -
  • What We Learned: Vikings vs. Packers
    The week of practice is over and the Vikings are set for their game this Sunday against the Green Bay Packers. Here’s what we learned this week about the Vikings as they prepared for Week 12. Poi...
    - 1 day ago, 21 Nov 14, 1:00pm -
  • Big Names Highlight Injury Report For Vikings, Packers
    Both DT Sharrif Floyd and LT Matt Kalil had injuries pop up this week that could force them to miss Sunday’s game, with both players being listed as questionable, though each told reporters they a...
    - 1 day ago, 21 Nov 14, 11:50am -
  • Zimmer Addresses The Media On Friday
    Vikings Head Coach Mike Zimmer We’re excited to get back to the University of Minnesota and play, get in front of our home fans. Hopefully they’re nice and loud this week. They’ve got the no-huddl...
    - 1 day ago, 21 Nov 14, 10:40am -
  • Timeout with Tom Johnson
    Tom Johnson’s career prompted him to roam the country, continent and Northern Hemisphere, but the defensive tackle said Minnesota has been the football home he envisioned when he opted to sign a o...
    - 1 day ago, 21 Nov 14, 6:47am -
  • Vikings, Animal Planet Team for Pet Adoption Event
    GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. — John Sullivan’s smile stretched from ear to ear. The Vikings center had just hand-delivered a dog to its new owner Tuesday during a collaborative pet adoption event between ...
    - 1 day ago, 21 Nov 14, 6:29am -

ProFootballTalk.com - Minnesota Vikings

  • newIs Henderson independent? As usual, NFL and NFLPA can’t agree

    Is Henderson independent?  As usual, NFL and NFLPA can’t agree

    The NFLPA wanted Commissioner Roger Goodell to delegate the ability to resolve the appeal of Adrian Peterson’s suspension to a neutral, third-party arbitrator. Goodell instead delegated the case to former NFL executive Harold Henderson. While not the kind of independence the NFLPA envisioned, Henderson isn’t currently a direct employee of the league office. Sure, he’s…
    - 2 hours ago, 22 Nov 14, 2:05pm -
  • Refs missed a Cutler fumble, but replay couldn’t fix it

    Refs missed a Cutler fumble, but replay couldn’t fix it

    One of the limitations of instant replay was demonstrated on Sunday in Chicago, where Jay Cutler fumbled, only to have the officials wrongly rule it an incomplete pass — and to have the referee unable to do anything about it on a replay rule. As explained by NFL head of officiating Dean Blandino in a…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Nov 14, 3:50pm -
  • Week 12 injury report roundup

    Week 12 injury report roundup

    Over the course of the week, there are a lot of posts about the most prominent injured players but we know that you might not see all of them and that some others may fall through the cracks. As a result, we’ll comb through all the injury reports every Friday afternoon so that there’s one…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Nov 14, 2:50pm -
  • Union questions Harold Henderson’s neutrality

    Union questions Harold Henderson’s neutrality

    On Friday, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell appointed former NFL executive Harold Henderson to resolve the appeal filed by Vikings running back Adrian Peterson under the personal conduct policy. The NFL Players Association does not believe that the action satisfies its request for a neutral third-party arbitrator. “A long-time NFL Executive and current legal consultant cannot,…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Nov 14, 1:03pm -
  • Goodell delegates Peterson appeal to Harold Henderson

    Goodell delegates Peterson appeal to Harold Henderson

    The NFLPA got what it wanted.  Kind of.  Sort of.  Not really. Commissioner Roger Goodell will not handle the appeal of Adrian Peterson’s rest-of-season suspension.  Jay Glazer of FOX Sports reports that Goodell has delegated the appeal to Harold Henderson, a former NFL executive who routinely resolves appeals under the league’s substance-abuse, PED, and personal…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Nov 14, 11:40am -
  • Nick Perry’s shoulder could change Clay Matthews’ role

    Nick Perry’s shoulder could change Clay Matthews’ role

    Having Nick Perry around made it easier for the Packers to shift Clay Matthews inside. But if Perry’s not able to go this weekend, it could force them to go back to the old plan. According to Rob Demovsky of ESPN.com, Perry is questionable for Sunday’s game with the Vikings because of a shoulder injury, and…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Nov 14, 11:00am -
  • Ben Tate has no expectations for role with Vikings

    Ben Tate has no expectations for role with Vikings

    Running back Ben Tate’s arrival in Minnesota was precipitated by a couple of weeks of discussion about Tate’s role in the Cleveland offense. Tate signed with the Browns as a free agent during the offseason with the expectation that he’d be the starting running back after several years as the No. 2 man in Houston.…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Nov 14, 4:07am -
  • Adrian Peterson: “I won’t ever use a switch again”

    Adrian Peterson: “I won’t ever use a switch again”

    Whether Adrian Peterson changes teams this offseason remains to be seen. But Peterson said he’s a changed man, regardless. The Vikings running back, in his first interview since his indictment on child abuse charges and his subsequent suspension for the rest of this season, told Tom Pelissero of USA Today that he knows he can’t…
    - 2 days ago, 21 Nov 14, 2:39am -
  • Adrian Peterson thinks “maybe it’s time for me to get a fresh start somewhere else”

    Adrian Peterson thinks “maybe it’s time for me to get a fresh start somewhere else”

    If running back Adrian Peterson had been able to return to the Vikings this year, he would have had an opportunity to determine whether he and his family would be able to stay in Minnesota for the rest of his career in light of the events that derailed Peterson’s 2014 season.  As it stands, he…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Nov 14, 8:42pm -
  • Bills add TE MarQueis Gray on waivers

    Bills add TE MarQueis Gray on waivers

    On a day in which the NFL announced Sunday’s Bills-Jets game would not be played at Ralph Wilson Stadium because of heavy snow, the Bills still went about the business of tweaking their roster. According to the league’s transactions, the Bills were awarded tight end MarQueis Gray on waivers from Minnesota on Thursday. A collegiate…
    - 2 days ago, 20 Nov 14, 2:37pm -

Scout.com - Minnesota Vikings

  • newStephen looking forward to start if needed
    With Sharrif Floyd working through a knee injury, the Vikings might have to call on seventh-round pick Shamar Stephen to make the start.
    - 7 hours ago, 22 Nov 14, 8:35am -
  • newFirst interception special to Rhodes
    Xavier Rhodes was excited to get his first interception, but hopes to move the needle from “one” to plural in a hurry.
    - 11 hours ago, 22 Nov 14, 5:15am -
  • newKey matchup: Stats show Packers’ dynamic duo
    The Packers’ passing game is centralized on their dynamic duo of Randall Cobb and Jordy Nelson. If the Vikings’ three cornerbacks can handle at least contain them, it could give Minnesota a chance.
    - 11 hours ago, 22 Nov 14, 5:11am -
  • NFL, but not Goodell, to hear A.P.’s appeal
    Adrian Peterson’s appeal of his suspension will be Dec. 2, but it won’t be in front of NFL commissioner Roger Goodell.
    - 1 day ago, 21 Nov 14, 2:51pm -
  • VIDEO: Mike Zimmer press conference
    Head coach Mike Zimmer discusses injured players on the Vikings, as well as their upcoming game against the Green Bay Packers.
    - 1 day ago, 21 Nov 14, 12:57pm -
  • Vikings alter coverage techniques vs. Packers
    After facing a tall, physical set of receivers in Chicago, the Vikings are preparing for a different brand of Packers receivers.
    - 1 day ago, 21 Nov 14, 12:44pm -
  • Notebook: Four Vikings questionable vs. Pack
    Greg Jennings returned to the practice field Friday, but Matt Kalil and Sharrif Floyd didn’t practice Friday. They were among the four Vikings listed as questionable for Sunday.
    - 1 day ago, 21 Nov 14, 9:32am -
  • Relaxed with Rodgers, Packers on a roll
    The Packers have a couple of weaknesses, but their strengths are so good that it will take a big effort for the Vikings this Sunday.
    - 1 day ago, 21 Nov 14, 8:49am -
  • Vikings still focused on stopping run
    Despite facing the highest rated quarterback in the league, Vikings defenders are looking to clean up missed tackles in the running game.
    - 1 day ago, 21 Nov 14, 6:34am -
  • WR Johnson desperately sought opportunity
    Charles Johnson overcame the small-school stigma, but a knee injury short-circuited his rookie season. Now he’s starting to show his ability in games.
    - 1 day ago, 21 Nov 14, 5:00am -

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Military service members honored during Chicago Bears game
Military service members honored during Chicago Bears game
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Military service members honored during Chicago bears game
Military service members honored during Chicago bears game
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Military service members honored during Chicago bears game
Military service members honored during Chicago bears game
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Military service members honored during Chicago bears game
Military service members honored during Chicago bears game
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Military service members honored during Chicago bears game
Military service members honored during Chicago bears game
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Military service members honored during Chicago bears game
Military service members honored during Chicago bears game
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Military service members honored during Chicago bears game
Military service members honored during Chicago bears game
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Military service members honored during Chicago bears game
Military service members honored during Chicago bears game
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Military service members honored during Chicago bears game
Military service members honored during Chicago bears game
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Military service members honored during Chicago bears game
Military service members honored during Chicago bears game
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Military service members honored during Chicago bears game
Military service members honored during Chicago bears game
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    • newGreen Bay Packers at Minnesota Vikings: Game Time, TV Channel, Radio, Streaming and More

      Green Bay Packers at Minnesota Vikings: Game Time, TV Channel, Radio, Streaming and More

      Well, folks, I've been a bit lax this week in getting things done, it appears, between some work-related stress and. . .well, the fact that this weekend's game looks more like an execution than a football contest. . .my enthusiasm hasn't been quite where it should be this week. But, we're finally about 24 hours away between this week's contest between the Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. If you want to keep an eye on the action on Sunday, we have all of the ways that you can do that here in one place.Television InfoKickoff time for this one is…
      - 6 hours ago, 22 Nov 14, 10:00am -
    • Here's The Situation: Packers

      Here's The Situation: Packers

      There are good situations, and there are bad situations. This would be considered...not good.I've never been a convicted felon on death row...allegedly.  So I can only try and imagine what goes through a person's mind when they hear the phrase 'Dead Man Walking'.I kind of think, at least metaphorically speaking, this is what I feel like waiting for Sunday. It's this sense of foreboding and doom, and when it's over at around 3:00, I'm going to feel like my team has lethally injected all the fun out of me.Again.But you know, maybe the Vikings have something up their sleeves for Sunday…
      - 1 day ago, 21 Nov 14, 12:56pm -
    • Green Bay Packers at Minnesota Vikings: Final Injury Reports

      Green Bay Packers at Minnesota Vikings: Final Injury Reports

      We have the final injury reports for both teams leading up to this weekend's contest between the Minnesota Vikings and the Green Bay Packers at TCF Bank Stadium. Let's take a look at what both teams have released, starting with the visiting team.Green Bay PackersPlayerPositionInjurySunday StatusBrandon BostickTEHipOutJarrett BushCBGroinQuestionableJayrone ElliottLBHamstringQuestionableDatone JonesDEAnkleQuestionableNick PerryLBShoulderQuestionableT.J. LangGAnkleProbableClay MatthewsLBGroinProbableJosh SittonGToeProbableAnd now,…
      - 1 day ago, 21 Nov 14, 12:44pm -
    • Who Is The Minnesota Vikings' Unsung Hero?

      Who Is The Minnesota Vikings' Unsung Hero?

      Once again, as we continue with our GMC Playbook series, our good friend Marshall Faulk has a new question for us.When you’re GMC Professional Grade, you perform at a high level day in and day out, whether you’re noticed or not. As we enter the Fourth Quarter of the season, who is your team’s unsung hero?Well, let me answer that question with a couple of other questions.Do you know who the Minnesota Vikings' highest-graded offensive player is, according to Pro Football Focus?Do you know which member of the Minnesota Vikings has graded out as the team's best run blocker this se…
      - 1 day ago, 21 Nov 14, 12:02pm -
    • Frigga's Fantasy Football: Week 12

      Frigga's Fantasy Football: Week 12

      The Daily Norseman takes a look at the fantasy football prospects of our Minnesota Vikings as they host Green Bay Packers at TCF Bank Stadium in the great outdoors.The fun seemingly never ends with the Vikings.  After an excellent training camp, and an undefeated Preseason, followed by an absolute shellacking of the St. Louis Rams in week 1, the wheels came off the bus.  We lost our star running back temporarily, starting quarterback, starting right guard, starting tight end for most of the season,as it turns out that "temporary" loss of our star running back turned into "for the res…
      - 1 day ago, 21 Nov 14, 6:00am -
    • Minnesota Vikings News and Links, 11/21

      Minnesota Vikings News and Links, 11/21

      Welcome to Friday, ladies and gentlemen. . .everyone's favorite day of the week! (Well, except for Sunday, I suppose.)Since the last time we brought you an Open Thread. . .-Eric was a guest on the Purple FTW Podcast. Go ahead and have a listen.-Ted exchanged some questions with the folks from Acme Packing Company about this weekend's game. You can see Ted's answers to their questions here, and their answers to Ted's questions here.-Another NFL team is going to be displaced for at least one game by nasty weather.-Hey, we have our own league on FanDuel this weekend! Check it out a…
      - 1 day ago, 21 Nov 14, 5:00am -
    • Adrian Peterson Talks About Potentially Moving On

      Adrian Peterson Talks About Potentially Moving On

      In an outstanding interview with our friend Tom Pelissero of USA Today, Adrian Peterson touched on a number of different subjects. I'm not going to crib too much from it, because you really do need to go and read the entire thing for yourself. But there is one particular part that will certainly catch the attention of Minnesota Vikings fans."I would love to go back and play in Minnesota to get a feel and just see if my family still feels comfortable there," Peterson said. "But if there's word out that hey, they might release me, then so be it. I would feel good knowing that I've given…
      - 2 days ago, 21 Nov 14, 12:10am -
    • Vikings/Packers Preview And Week 12 Picks: Square One

      Vikings/Packers Preview And Week 12 Picks: Square One

      While the Green Bay Packers seem to be surging toward another deep playoff run, the Vikings seem to be starting from scratch all over again.I haven't led a weekly preview with a song parody yet this year. Since this week's game could quickly turn into a football parody, let's do one this week. Ladies and gentlemen, may I present :"Back At Square One" (sung to the tune of "Back At One" by Brian McKnight)It's undeniable...when these teams get togetherIt's unbelievable...how I still just say that we'll win neverThe basis is need to know, how mad the Vikings make me feelSo let me show y…
      - 2 days ago, 20 Nov 14, 2:58pm -

    StarTribune.com - Vikings

    • newVikings Gameday Q&A: DE Brian Robison
      Vikings defense end Brian Robison explains how the Vikings will try to make the Packers one-dimensional offensively by stopping the run on Sunday at TCF Bank Stadium.
      - 2 hours ago, 22 Nov 14, 2:24pm -
    • newFive Week 12 NFL story lines

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    • newNFL Insider: Vikings' Smith knows picking off Packers next to impossible
      Aaron Rodgers has been lights out at avoiding interceptions, both this year and against the Vikings.
      - 17 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 10:34pm -
    • newVikings won't overlook Packers' run game
      Such is the pain of preparing for a Packers ground game that gouged the Vikings in Week 5.
      - 17 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 10:27pm -
    • newVikings notes: DT Floyd has knee injury

      - 18 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 10:17pm -
    • newNFL chatter: League is no place for old men; well, maybe some

      - 22 hours ago, 21 Nov 14, 6:25pm -
    • Goodell will not hear Peterson's appeal next month
      NFL commissioner Roger Goodell will not hear running back Adrian Peterson’s appeal on Dec. 2. Instead, he has appointed Harold Henderson for the appeal, though it might not make a difference.“Under Article 46 (Commissioner Discipline), appeals of discipline for off-field conduct are heard and decided by the commissioner or his designee,” a league spokesman said of Henderson’s appointment. “Harold Henderson has been designated as the hearing officer for this appeal. Harold has served for many years as a hearing officer for Article 46 discipline.”And Henderson, who in the past serv…
      - 1 day ago, 21 Nov 14, 1:43pm -
    • Ben Tate preparing to contribute as needed Sunday
      Vikings running back Ben Tate participated in his second practice in purple on Friday, and head coach Mike Zimmer said he’s catching on quickly to the offense. He’s“He’s got some explosiveness hitting the hole and obviously he’s a big-bodied guy,” Zimmer said. “He’s done a good job with protection so far. So we’ll see how it goes.”The Vikings might have to rely on Tate against the Packers with running back Matt Asiata likely out with a concussion. He’ll only have three days to become acclimated with the playbook, and his teammates, if the Vikings do activate him on Sun…
      - 1 day ago, 21 Nov 14, 11:55am -
    • Zimmer encouraged Sunday's special-teams trickery
      Last Sunday, the Vikings ran their first fake punt in nearly a decade. It paid off with backup safety Andrew Sendejo, the right wing in the punt formation, running 48 yards before tackling himself at the Bears’ 7-yard line. The well-executed fake set up a Teddy Bridgewater touchdown pass.Yesterday, special teams coordinator Mike Priefer explained why the play worked — and why it had been so long since the Vikings ran a fake punt.Priefer, who is in his fourth season with the Vikings, said that head coach Mike Zimmer is more aggressive than this predecessor, Leslie Frazier, when it comes t…
      - 1 day ago, 21 Nov 14, 9:53am -
    • Behind Enemy Lines: Discussing the sizzling Packers with beat writer Tyler Dunne
      For the Vikings’ Week 12 matchup against the Packers, we spoke once again to Tyler Dunne, Packers beat writer for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, for this week’s edition of “Behind Enemy Lines.” Here are five questions we asked Dunne about the final regular season matchup between Packers-Vikings.1. Last time we saw the Packers, they were relaxing. Now, they’re on fire. What has occurred over the last five games to make them one of the best teams in the NFC?TD: Aaron Rodgers has been basically unstoppable for Green Bay with 28 touchdowns and three interceptions that really weren’t…
      - 1 day ago, 21 Nov 14, 8:38am -

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    • newBen Tate preparing to contribute Sunday vs. Packers
      Ben Tate might not get a ton of snaps in his first game with the Minnesota Vikings, but the running back is preparing to contribute in whatever role Norv Turner asks.
      - 8 hours ago, 22 Nov 14, 8:20am -
    • Adrian Peterson appeal set for Dec. 2 with third-party arbitrator
      Adrian Peterson and the NFLPA got its wish by having the Vikings running back's appeal heard by third-party arbitrator Harold Henderson, set for Dec. 2, Ian Rapoport reported Friday.
      - 1 day ago, 21 Nov 14, 12:23pm -
    • Adrian Peterson suspended without pay for rest of '14
      Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will be suspended without pay for the remainder of the 2014 season, the NFL announced on Tuesday. The NFLPA announced Peterson will appeal immediately.
      - 4 days ago, 18 Nov 14, 5:54am -
    • Vikings' Mike Zimmer dislikes Soldier Field's clocks
      The clocks at Soldier Field malfunctioned for most of the second half in the Vikings' 21-13 loss to the Bears. Coach Mike Zimmer was none too pleased with the hospitality.
      - 5 days ago, 17 Nov 14, 6:18am -
    • Jared Allen: Bears wanted Bridgewater to have the ball
      With the game on the line, the ball was in Teddy Bridgewater's gloved hands, but he couldn't steal a win. Why did Bears defensive end Jared Allen want the Vikings' quarterback to decide the game?
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    • Marshall, Jeffery dominate as Bears beat Vikings
      Both Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery earned more than 90 receiving yards and each scored at least once as the Chicago Bears beat the Minnesota Vikings 21-13 for their first home win of the season.
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    • Adrian Peterson didn't attend NFL hearing on Friday
      Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is in the midst of shoring up his legal issues, but he missed a hearing with the NFL that was held on Friday, with both the league and the NFLPA commenting on the matter.
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    • Vikings sound disappointed with Cordarrelle Patterson
      The Vikings have tried to get Cordarrelle Patterson involved in the passing game, but have the coaches lost their patience with Minnesota's second-year wideout?
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    • Adrian Peterson's appeals hearing set for Monday
      Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson's appeals hearing to be removed from the Commissioner's Exempt list has been set for Monday, a league spokesperson confirmed to Ian Rapoport.
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    • Oakland Raiders lead list of top 10 rookie classes
      Khalil Mack and Derek Carr have the look of future stars in Oakland. Find out which other teams are featured on our list of the top 10 draft classes from this year.
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