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  • new5 Things to Know About New Vikings RB Coach Kennedy Polamalu
    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Vikings announced that they have hired Kennedy Polamalu as Minnesota’s new running backs coach. Polamalu spent the 2016 season as the offensive coordinator at UCLA. Polam...
    - 9 hours ago, 21 Jan 17, 7:01am -
  • new5 Things to Know about Vikings TEs Coach Clancy Barone
    The Vikings announced Friday they have hired Clancy Barone as their new tight ends coach. The 2016 season will mark Barone’s 14th in the NFL. Barone comes to Minnesota from Denver. The 2016 season...
    - 9 hours ago, 21 Jan 17, 7:00am -
  • Vikings Announce Changes to Coaching Staff
    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Vikings on Friday announced the lifting of the interim designation for Offensive Coordinator Pat Shurmur, as well as multiple changes, including two new hires, to Minneso...
    - 1 day ago, 20 Jan 17, 1:45pm -
  • NFL Announces 103 Draft-Eligible Underclassmen
    The NFL on Friday announced that 95 underclassmen players have renounced their college football eligibility and are eligible for selection in the 2017 NFL Draft. The NFL also announced eight playe...
    - 1 day ago, 20 Jan 17, 10:31am -
  • 92nd Shrine Game: East Roster Breakdown
    The 92ndEast-West Shrine Game is scheduled for 2 p.m. (CT) on Saturday at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. The players on the East squad will be coached by a staff headed up by Cardinal...
    - 1 day ago, 20 Jan 17, 10:02am -
  • 92nd Shrine Game: West Roster Breakdown
    The 92ndEast-West Shrine Game is scheduled for 2 p.m. (CT) on Saturday at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. The players on the West squad will be coached by a staff headed up by Vikings ...
    - 1 day ago, 20 Jan 17, 9:48am -
  • Hartman: Linval Joseph's Pro Bowl Invite Long Overdue
    A week from Sunday, five Vikings will be participating in the 2017 Pro Bowl in Orlando, Florida. Two of Minnesota’s invitees accepted first-time invites to the all-star game, including nose tackle...
    - 1 day ago, 20 Jan 17, 8:53am -
  • Season Rewind: Returners Highlight 2016 Special Teams
    Dynamic returners led Minnesota’s special teams in 2016. Cordarrelle Patterson, who received his second career Pro Bowl nod, led the league in kickoff return average (31.7 yards) during the regula...
    - 1 day ago, 20 Jan 17, 6:00am -
  • ESPN's Seifert on Bradford, Vikings Strong Defense & Offseason Priorities
    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Kevin Seifert thinks the Vikings are in good hands with quarterback Sam Bradford. The ESPN.com writer recently sat down with Mike Wobschall of Vikings.com to talk about a var...
    - 2 days ago, 19 Jan 17, 1:06pm -
  • Lunchbreak: Vikings Front 7 Ranked 6th in NFL
    The Vikings defensive line and linebackers make up the front seven of Minnesota’s defense. They work together to stop the run and get after the quarterback.  Minnesota’s front seven was recently r...
    - 2 days ago, 19 Jan 17, 9:15am -

ProFootballTalk.com - Minnesota Vikings

  • Vikings make it official with coordinator Pat Shurmur

    Vikings make it official with coordinator Pat Shurmur

    After going through interim quarterbacks, interim running backs and interim tackles last year, the Vikings decided to remove that adjective from their offensive coordinator’s title. The team announced that Pat Shurmur would remain as their offensive coordinator, after he took over for Norv Turner last November. The team also announced that Kevin Stefanski will move…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Jan 17, 2:12pm -
  • Vikings make a couple of coaching moves

    Vikings make a couple of coaching moves

    The Vikings promoted Pat Shurmur to offensive coodinator after Norv Turner’s departure last season and they’ll be keeping him in that role this year, which left them in need of a new tight ends coach. Mike Klis of KUSA reports that former Broncos assistant Clancy Barone will fill the position. Barone served as the Broncos tight…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Jan 17, 8:58am -
  • NFL confirms games at Wembley Stadium in Weeks 3-4 of 2017

    NFL confirms games at Wembley Stadium in Weeks 3-4 of 2017

    The NFL has confirmed the two games that will be played at Wembley Stadium in London in Week Three and Week Four of the 2017 season. The Jaguars will “host” the Ravens in Week Three on Sunday, September 24, and the Dolphins will “host” the Saints a week later on October 1. Jacksonville has agreed…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Jan 17, 8:05am -
  • Adrian Peterson eyes Texans, Giants, Buccaneers

    Adrian Peterson eyes Texans, Giants, Buccaneers

    So where will Adrian Peterson play in 2018? He’d like to stay with the Vikings, but he has declined to say whether he’ll take a pay cut. If he won’t and if the Vikings will cut him if he doesn’t, Peterson has his eyes on three other teams. Via Andrew Krammer of the Minneapolis Star…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Jan 17, 10:30am -
  • Adrian Peterson contract question will be resolved sooner than later

    Adrian Peterson contract question will be resolved sooner than later

    Adrian Peterson has said he’d like to stay with the Vikings. Teammate Chad Greenway thinks there’s a good chance Peterson won’t be back. Much more will be known soon. Peterson’s contract pays him a $6 million roster bonus on March 11. Once the Vikings make that payment, they’ll be as a practical matter locked in…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Jan 17, 7:57am -
  • Chad Greenway not sure if he or Adrian Peterson will be back next year

    Chad Greenway not sure if he or Adrian Peterson will be back next year

    Chad Greenway has gone to work every day the last 10 years with Adrian Peterson. And he’s not sure if either one of them will be back with the Vikings next year. The veteran linebacker told Sid Hartman of the Minneapolis Star-Tribune he wasn’t sure about his own status (after playing out a one-year contract he…
    - 2 days ago, 19 Jan 17, 6:10am -
  • Louis Riddick out, 49ers G.M. list reportedly down to four

    Louis Riddick out, 49ers G.M. list reportedly down to four

    The 49ers are narrowing their search for a new General Manager, and it appears the list is down to four. According to Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com, the team has informed a number of candidates they were no longer in the mix, leaving four possibilities among the previously reported candidates to work with new coach Kyle…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Jan 17, 11:15am -
  • 49ers to have G.M. candidates meet with Kyle Shanahan

    49ers to have G.M. candidates meet with Kyle Shanahan

    The 49ers coaching search appears to have ended with Falcons offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan as the team’s choice to be their next head coach. No hiring can be finalized until the Falcons are done playing, something that will happen on Sunday at the earliest. If the Falcons win, the 49ers can still have a second…
    - 3 days ago, 18 Jan 17, 7:48am -
  • Texans will pick 25th as 2017 NFL Draft order fills in

    Texans will pick 25th as 2017 NFL Draft order fills in

    They can start planning the offseason in Houston and Kansas City and Seattle and Dallas today, and those teams know where they’ll be picking in the upcoming draft. Four more slots in the order of the annual selection meeting were filled in with this week’s losers. The Texans will pick 25th, followed by the Seahawks,…
    - 4 days ago, 17 Jan 17, 4:13am -
  • Vikings adding UCLA coordinator Kennedy Polamalu as RBs coach

    Vikings adding UCLA coordinator Kennedy Polamalu as RBs coach

    One of the more intriguing questions of the offseason for the Vikings will be the future of running back Adrian Peterson. Well, at least we know who his coach is going to be, if he’s back with the team. According to Alex Marvez of the Sporting News, the Vikings are hiring Kennedy Polamalu as their…
    - 5 days ago, 16 Jan 17, 6:43am -

Scout.com - Minnesota Vikings

  • newFour D-linemen, Kendricks set Vikings records

    Four D-linemen, Kendricks set Vikings records

    Danielle Hunter and three other defensive linemen set records for the Minnesota Vikings in 2016, as did linebacker Eric Kendricks. We detail the franchise records they set or tied.
    - 8 hours ago, 21 Jan 17, 7:29am -
  • newPaton a frontrunner for 49ers G.M. opening

    Paton a frontrunner for 49ers G.M. opening

    The San Francisco 49ers are looking for their fourth head coach in four years and the hope is that Kyle Shanahan and Vikings Assistant General Manager George Paton can be the tandem leading the 49ers into the future.
    - 9 hours ago, 21 Jan 17, 6:58am -
  • newVikings announce changes in coaching staff

    Vikings announce changes in coaching staff

    The Minnesota Vikings officially announced a few changes to their coaching staff.
    - 16 hours ago, 20 Jan 17, 11:35pm -
  • newToledo Commit Michael Warren Heating Up

    Toledo Commit Michael Warren Heating Up

    Late offers from Cincinnati and Minnesota are leaving Toledo fans worried as current commit, Michael Warren explores his options just weeks before National Signing Day.
    - 16 hours ago, 20 Jan 17, 11:17pm -
  • Assessing metrics for Vikings’ receivers

    Assessing metrics for Vikings’ receivers

    The Minnesota Vikings have some big decisions to make with their receivers not named Stefon Diggs. We look at playing time, metrics and grades from 2016 to help you assess their value.
    - 1 day ago, 20 Jan 17, 2:48pm -
  • Podcast: Who do you want among free agents?

    Podcast: Who do you want among free agents?

    Viking Update publisher Tim Yotter and Star Tribune columnist Jim Souhan break down the Minnesota Vikings’ free-agent decisions and talk about the conference championship weekend.
    - 1 day ago, 20 Jan 17, 12:18pm -
  • Peterson discusses non-Vikings options

    Peterson discusses non-Vikings options

    Adrian Peterson appeared on ESPN's First Take Thursday and got caught up in a discussion of teams he may be interested in playing for if things don't work out with the Minnesota Vikings.
    - 2 days ago, 19 Jan 17, 8:01pm -
  • Adrian Peterson Wants To Play for the Texans

    Adrian Peterson Wants To Play for the Texans

    Adrian Peterson would like the opportunity to play for his "hometown" Houston Texans.
    - 2 days ago, 19 Jan 17, 6:20pm -
  • Vikings’ odds to win Super Bowl LII

    Vikings’ odds to win Super Bowl LII

    The odds are out for Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium a year from now. The Vikings aren't one of the favorites, but they are getting respect from oddsmakers.
    - 2 days ago, 19 Jan 17, 3:12pm -
  • Vikings were only average in special teams

    Vikings were only average in special teams

    The Minnesota Vikings ranked in the top seven in two of the five special teams categories used in the rankings, but were in the bottom seven in two other categories.
    - 2 days ago, 19 Jan 17, 2:52pm -

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  • Minnesota Vikings 2016 rookie review: How did they do?
    It was not the greatest year for some of the youngest players on the Minnesota Vikings’ roster this season, but there is still plenty to build on.For the first time since 2008, none of the rookies on the Minnesota Vikings roster this year were able to say they scored a touchdown in the NFL. ...
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  • Cordarrelle Patterson feels wanted by Minnesota Vikings again
    For a while, Cordarrelle Patterson was in limbo with the Minnesota Vikings. However, a solid 2016 season has made him feel like part of the team again.Cordarrelle Patterson exploded onto the scene as a rookie for the Minnesota Vikings during the 2013 season. He showed a unique blend of athleticism...
    - 31 Dec 69, 4:00pm -
  • Kevin Stefanski named Minnesota Vikings quarterbacks coach
    The Minnesota Vikings have moved running backs coach Kevin Stefanski to oversee the quarterbacks following the promotion of termination of Scott Turner.Putting together a strong coaching staff is important for the success of any NFL franchise. The Minnesota Vikings have been assembling a group of ...
    - 31 Dec 69, 4:00pm -
  • NFL Playoffs 2016: Biggest Conference Championship upsets
    On conference championship weekend, You can go from Super Bowl shoe-in to upset victim in a matter of just (60 or more) minutes. By Sunday night, we will have our Super Bowl LI matchup and before we get there, we may have one or two upsets along the way. It may give us the game we want or we may g...
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  • George Paton Would Compliment Kyle Shanahan Well With 49ers
    The San Francisco 49ers are holding out hope that Minnesota Vikings assistant GM George Paton will mesh with future head coach Kyle Shanahan.Not only is he a highly experienced executive whose had success at multiple stops around the NFL, but in many ways he's exactly what the young coach wil...
    - 31 Dec 69, 4:00pm -
  • Vikings make coaching changes, remove OC Shurmur's interim tag
    Offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur is no longer an interim coach
    - 31 Dec 69, 4:00pm -
  • Randy Moss wishes he left the Vikings after his first season
    Former Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Randy Moss sat down with another Minnesota sports legend in Kevin Garnett on Thursday and the two reflected on their time spent in the Twin Cities.Almost four years have passed since the last time Randy Moss played in an NFL game and it has been more than six...
    - 31 Dec 69, 4:00pm -
  • Franchise Building Blocks: Minnesota Vikings
    The Minnesota Vikings have a lot of talent on their roster and should have a bright future despite this past year's problems.It's hard to look at the Minnesota Vikings roster and figure out how they missed the playoffs. Then you look at the injury report and that paints a picture of a te...
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  • Adrian Peterson reiterates that he wants to remain with Vikings in 2017
    The status of the Vikings running back seems to be up in the air, but he stated again on Thursday that he would like to remain in purple next season.Behind all of the headlines falsely stating that current Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson wants to leave the team and play elsewhere in...
    - 31 Dec 69, 4:00pm -
  • Could we see Adrian Peterson in a New York Giants uniform next year? 
    The Vikings star said he could see himself playing for a couple of different teams next season. 
    - 31 Dec 69, 4:00pm -

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  • newMatchups for the NFC championship game (The Associated Press)
    Matchups for the NFC championship game Sunday between the Green Bay Packers and Atlanta Falcons:
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  • newNFC championship: Falcons look to rewrite history vs Packers (The Associated Press)
    The NFC championship is quite a mismatch. The Atlanta Falcons are playing as well as they have all season. For much of their existence, the Falcons were burdened with cartoonish ownership, laughable draft picks and horrific personnel moves such as trading away a strong-armed young quarterback in the early 1990s.
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  • newFalcons don't belong in such elite company? Guess again (The Associated Press)
    If you're wondering what the Falcons are doing in the NFL's version of the Final Four with the Patriots, Steelers and Packers, you aren't alone. While recent history has belonged pretty much to New England and Pittsburgh in the AFC, and Green Bay is a usual suspect in the NFC chase to the Super Bowl, Atlanta seems like an interloper.
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  • newFriday's Sports in Brief (The Associated Press)
    Roger Federer showed against 10th-seeded Tomas Berdych that his first two wins against qualifiers at the Australian Open really were warmups. The 17-time Grand Slam champion, seeded 17th after spending six months on the sidelines last season, only needed 90 minutes to beat Berdych 6-2, 6-4, 6-4 in the third round. This was against a rival who played the Wimbledon final in 2010 and reached the quarterfinals or better in Australia the previous six years.
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  • newNFL-National Football League roundup (Reuters)
    Bill Belichick considers Donald Trump a personal friend, but when the new President of the United States used the pre-inauguration stage Thursday night to give the New England Patriots a shoutout, the stone-faced coach maintained his game face. Asked at his Friday press conference ahead of the AFC Championship game against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday whether he's ever been mentioned by a president-elect in an inauguration speech before, Belichick said, "No." When asked for his reaction, Belichick said: "We have a big game." Belichick did send a letter of support to Trump during the he…
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  • Vikings shed OC Pat Shurmur's interim tag, hire 2 assistants (The Associated Press)
    Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur's interim tag has been shed by coach Mike Zimmer, a step toward stability for the team's offense following a tumultuous season. The widely expected move was finalized Friday by the Vikings, who also fired quarterbacks coach Scott Turner and hired running backs coach Kennedy Polamalu and tight ends coach Clancy Barone.
    - 1 day ago, 20 Jan 17, 3:25pm -
  • Aaron Rodgers trolls the Falcons over them pumping crowd noise into Georgia Dome (Shutdown Corner)
    For years, the Green Bay Packers would gladly share their suspicions that the Minnesota Vikings were pumping noise into the Metrodome. Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has a dry sense of humor at times, and he got off a pretty good joke on Friday. “It’s really loud in there,” Rodgers said, according to Ryan Wood of the Green Bay Press-Gazette.
    - 1 day ago, 20 Jan 17, 1:07pm -
  • Adrian Peterson wants to remain with Vikings but also eyeing Giants, Bucs, Texans (Shutdown Corner)
    The Minnesota Vikings could look a lot different next season if they decide to move on from Adrian Peterson. Peterson has an unwieldy salary-cap number and could be a victim of cost coming off an injury-decimated season and set to turn 32 in March. A lot has to take place,” Peterson said on Thursday.
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  • Redskins interview Manusky for defensive coordinator job (The Associated Press)
    ASHBURN, Va. (AP) -- The Washington Redskins have interviewed outside linebackers coach Greg Manusky for their defensive coordinator job.
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  • NFL-National Football League (Reuters)
    The NFL continues its investigation of Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott related to the assault accusations made by his ex-girlfriend over the summer. The league has submitted follow-up questions to Elliott about the claims made in July, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Elliott, 21, is still in the process of responding to the questions, which he received within the past month, according to Sunday's ESPN report.
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  • Horns, Swords and a Longship: January 20, 2017

    Horns, Swords and a Longship: January 20, 2017

    Around the HornsAdrian Peterson speculated about his future on ESPN’s First Take yesterday. Make of what he said what you will. VT is also starting up their draft preview articles; they started, of course, with an offensive lineman.Matthew Coller looks at the five best landing spots for Adrian Peterson.If you feel like getting upset this morning, take a look at the comprehensive proof that the 2009 Saints were a bunch of cheating, cheap-shotting dirtbags.Apparently the questions surrounding Adrian Peterson’s contract will be resolved sooner rather than later.Clancy Barone is t…
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  • Thursday Open Thread: January 19, 2017

    Thursday Open Thread: January 19, 2017

    Hey, it's thirsty Thorsday! Happy Thirsty Thorsday, everyone! Conference Championship weekend is almost upon us (sigh), and the end of the season is near. We have a lot of moves to look for in the upcoming off-season (or before). The most intriguing to me is what we'll do with Adrian Peterson. Here is a little schedule of the upcoming off-season, for those of you who are interested. (info from NFL.com)February 5: Super Bowl LI, NRG Stadium, Houston, Texas.February 15: First day for clubs to designate Franchise or Transition Players.February 28-March 6: Combine Timing and Testing, L…
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  • When Xavier Met Matthew

    When Xavier Met Matthew

    The Vikings’ star bumped into a big Hollywood type in New York on Wednesday. Kudos to the folks at The Vikings Wire for finding this picture first.Have we mentioned that it’s the offseason yet? Because if we haven’t, it’s totally the offseason right now.Apparently, Minnesota Vikings’ cornerback Xavier Rhodes was hanging out at the SiriusXM studios in New York on Wednesday, and he ran into someone that pretty much everyone knows.@McConaughey thanks for stopping to chat with @XavierRhodes29_ @SIRIUSXM today #terrifictuesday #allright #vikings pic.twitter.com/ynROuTrAoZ— A…
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  • George Paton Getting Second Interview For 49ers GM Job

    George Paton Getting Second Interview For 49ers GM Job

    He’s one of three people that the Niners want to talk to again. It looks like the Minnesota Vikings might be one step closer to losing Rick Spielman’s right-hand man.According to Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee, Vikings’ Assistant (to the) General Manager George Paton is one of three people that will be getting a second interview for the vacant General Manager position with the San Francisco 49ers. The other two are both currently members of the Green Bay Packers’ front office, Brian Gutenkunst and Eliot Wolf.Paton has been with the Vikings since 2007, as the team’s offici…
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  • NFL.com Names Xavier Rhodes League’s Best Corner

    NFL.com Names Xavier Rhodes League’s Best Corner

    Another dispatch from the “Things We Already Knew” Department Of all of the pieces of a young, talented Minnesota Vikings defense, perhaps none are more exciting than cornerback Xavier Rhodes. Rhodes has always been considered a cornerback on the rise, but he really put it all together in 2016.According to NFL.com, Rhodes is no longer “on the rise.” By their measure, he can’t rise any higher.In their recent listing of the best cornerbacks in the National Football League, Rhodes comes in at #1 overall.At around the mid-season mark, the Vikings defense was widely regarded as t…
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  • Pro Football Focus Gives Vikings’ Front Seven High Marks

    Pro Football Focus Gives Vikings’ Front Seven High Marks

    Not surprisingly, the Vikings’ defense received some high praise from the analytics site. We know that the Minnesota Vikings’ defense is among the best in the National Football League, and the folks at Pro Football Focus have provided us with some numbers to back that assertion up.PFF has released their rankings of the “front sevens” across the National Football League, and the purple came in at #6 in those rankings.Top overall grade: DT Linval Joseph, 83.3Lowest overall grade: LB Anthony Barr, 43.1It’s amazing that the Vikings are among the top 10 on this list with Sharri…
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  • Wednesday Open Thread: January 18, 2017

    Wednesday Open Thread: January 18, 2017

    Hump Daaaaayyyyyyyy! Merry Wednesday, everyone!Alright, so I can’t figure out how to insert polls on this new format, so I’ll just ask you all what you think of the decision to re-hire Pat Shurmur as our offensive coordinator. Let us know in the comments.Around the DN since our last open thread:Well, it’s that time of year. Not much new around these parts.Vikings news from other sources:Over at 1500 ESPN, they look at 10 free agent offensive linemen the Vikings should avoid.From Vikings.com:Vikings returners were selected for PFWA teams.Eric Smith gives Bradford high ma…
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  • Tuesday Open Thread: January 17, 2017

    Tuesday Open Thread: January 17, 2017

    Not a very heavy news day today Merry Tuesday, everyone!Alright, I think life has calmed a bit & the thread should be timely & consistent once again. It’s been a hectic week or two.Around the DN since our last open thread:The Vikings hired Kennedy Polamalu as their running backs coach.Chris posted the 2017 Conference Championship schedule.Vikings news from other sources:Andrew Krammer at the Strib looks at how our linebackers graded in 2016.From Vikings.com:Craig Peters looks at our plug-and-play offensive line from this past season.Around the rest of the NFL:From NFL.com…
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StarTribune.com - Vikings

  • newSunday Q&A: Laquon Treadwell

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  • newVikings officially confirm Shurmur's return, reveal new offensive staff
    The Vikings officially confirmed Friday that Pat Shurmur, who took over as the offensive play-caller on an interim basis midway through the 2016 season, will be the team’s full-time offensive coordinator in 2017.The Vikings also revealed the reshuffled offensive coaching staff that will support Shurmur and will hopefully give the Vikings a potent offense for the first time in Mike Zimmer’s tenure. They ranked in the bottom six in the league in total yards in each of his three years as head coach.Kevin Stefanski will coach the quarterbacks after Scott Turner, who had played a significant…
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  • newOn the NFL: Elite QB leading hot teams in playoffs? We've seen this before

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  • We don't know yet if Sam Bradford is a Super Bowl-caliber QB
    If you’re a Vikings fan with the stomach to watch this weekend’s NFL playoff games, you will probably see two pretty entertaining games.You will most definitely see great quarterbacks.Aaron Rodgers and Tom Brady are sure-fire Hall of Famers. Ben Roethlisberger is a two-time Super Bowl champ and a good bet to be in the HOF someday, too. Matt Ryan has consistently been one of the better quarterbacks in the league over the past several years.This is nothing new. Elite QBs dominate the playoffs. Sure, the Broncos won the Super Bowl with subpar QB play from Peyton Manning last year. And yeah…
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  • Top offensive tackle options slim in 'mediocre' draft class, says Mel Kiper Jr.
    Should the Vikings look to this spring’s NFL Draft to rebuild at offensive tackle, one analyst doesn’t see many top options.“It’s not a great year at all,” ESPN’s Mel Kiper Jr. said. “Probably a mediocre year for offensive tackles in general.”A consistent failure to protect the edges for quarterback Sam Bradford and a limited run game partially stemmed from the Vikings losing both starting tackles to injury by the season’s fifth game.Moving forward, the Vikings can restart with only a few tackles – T.J. Clemmings, Willie Beavers and Rashod Hill — currently under contr…
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  • Randy Moss to KG: I should have left Vikings after rookie year
    Two of the greatest Minnesota sports personalities and performers of the last 25 years shared a stage Thursday night when Randy Moss joined Kevin Garnett’s “Area 21″ on TNT. The Timberwolves were featured against the Clippers in the second game of a doubleheader on the channel (a thriller won by the Wolves, by the way).Both guys — who could be as difficult as they come and as engaging as they come when it came to dealing with the media and answering questions during their playing days — seemed very much at ease delving into some pretty interesting topics.Some highlights:*After a h…
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  • Pro Bowl bid overdue for Vikings' Linval Joseph
    The first honor for the Vikings defensive tackle comes after he took his game to another level.
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  • Adrian Peterson has three teams he'd like to play for if not the Vikings
    But Adrian Peterson wants to stay with the Vikings … and get his $18 million. "I've earned my way up to that, by the way," he said in an interview.
    - 1 day ago, 20 Jan 17, 11:26am -
  • Poll: Who are you rooting for to win the Super Bowl?

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  • Vikings name Pat Shurmur offensive coordinator
    Pat Shurmur's interim tag has been removed. After replacing Norv Turner as the Vikings OC when Turner resigned midseason, Minnesota has decided to keep Shurmur there on a full-time basis.
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  • Tyreek Hill cost Vikings' Sherels $100K with return
    Marcus Sherels was on his way to finishing his season as the NFL leader in punt return average which would have triggered a $100,000 bonus, but something happened on Sherels' way to the bank.
    - 17 days ago, 4 Jan 17, 12:39pm -
  • Adrian Peterson would 'love' to cap career with Vikings
    Adrian Peterson had an injury-marred 2016 campaign with the Vikings, but the running back isn't planning on leaving. "I would love to finish my career here with the Minnesota Vikings."
    - 19 days ago, 2 Jan 17, 10:39am -
  • Mike Zimmer downplays actions by Vikings DBs
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