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Five draft picks why the Vikings won’t make the playoffs

This has been a disaster season for the Vikings and the primary reason why has to be the suspension (of sorts) for Adrian Peterson. Not that the Vikings were a shoe in by any means with him, but without him it was clear they wouldn’t amount to much. That, and Teddy Bridgewater just isn’t ready to produce on the level needed to win games consistently just yet. That said, some...
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Three reasons why the Washington Redskins will lose to the Minnesota Vikings

This Sunday’s matchup against the Minnesota Vikings will have two 3-5 teams looking to make one last push towards relevancy. While the winner won’t to be jumping right back into the thick of the playoff race any time soon, the loser will most definitely be cementing the end of their season. Here’s what it’ll take for the Vikings to head home victorious: The Redskins lean...
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Report: Robert Griffin III to start Sunday vs. Vikings

The Colt McCoy Era in Washington may be short-lived, as the Washington Redskins will reportedly have a change at quarterback. According to NBC4's Dianna Marie Russini, Robert Griffin III will start at quarterback for the Redskins this Sunday versus the Minnesota Vikings. Robert Griffin III will start against the Vikings on Sunday per multiple sources with the Redskins organization...
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NFL Fan Vote: Are the Washington Redskins or Minnesota Vikings cheerleaders hotter?

On Sunday the Minnesota Vikings will take the field against the Washington Redskins. It’s an important NFC matchup and the loser will see their already dim playoff hopes take quite a hit. But we can decide an even more important contest right now. Which team has the hotter cheerleaders? Let’s vote. The Minnesota Vikings Spring Creek welcomes the Vikings Cheerleaders to the Lucas...
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Mike Zimmer slowly but surely building a contender in the Minnesota Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings are building up a very talented roster that should reign NFL dominance in a few years. That will be a foundation built around quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, and young receiver Cordarelle Patterson, tight end Kyle Rudolph and running back Matt Asiata. But the way their defense played on Sunday showed the league something: Defense is the key to future success...
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Minnesota Vikings Teddy Bridgewater’s mid-way, surprising QB ranking unveiled

Every week, from now through the Wednesday before the Super Bowl, the editors at cover32 will gather to rank the NFL’s 32 starting quarterbacks. Depending on what’s happened the previous week, some will rise and some will fall, and even some of the names on the list will change. It’s a never-ending evolution, as the status of the league’s top signal callers is always in flux...
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Fowler no longer has ownership stake in Vikings

Reggie Fowler, who attempted to buy the Vikings in 2005 before settling in as a limited partner, no longer has a stake in the team. Fowler’s name was taken off a list of the team’s ownership group on the team’s website, and Vikings executive director for communications Jeff Anderson confirmed the change. Fowler, 54, experienced financial difficulties in Arizona last year...
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Minnesota Vikings 2014 Midseason Awards

With the season half in the books, it is time to roll out the Vikings Midseason Awards. We take a quick look at the top players for the Vikings in 2014, and the duds of 2014. Most Valuable Player Onebar | Harrison Smith Has been the leader of the defense and is constantly making plays and around the ball, I see a Pro Bowl berth in his future. Lupagus | Anthony Barr Barr leads the...
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Did the Minnesota Vikings have any of the biggest Week 8 heroes or goats?

Nearly midway through the 2014 NFL season, the league is starting to take shape. It’s easier and easier to see what teams are contenders and which ones are just not ready for primetime. How did each team get to their current point? In part, it was because of the performance, good or bad, of some key players and coaches. Some helped their team, while others hurt the squad. Who fell...
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Vikings vs. Bucs: Mushroom Stamp Winner

The Vikings are a weird team this year. Last week, I wasn’t sure which forehead to smush with a poop-dick stamp because everyone on the team did pretty awful. This week? Well, as we covered in our recap yesterday, technically we won, but it’s like every single person just did a little bit of enough for me to not hate them, to not lose the game, and to “grit out” a super ugly...
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Vikings Injury Update: Cordarrelle Patterson sheds walking boot

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson had his best game of the season on Sunday, with six receptions (on 12 targets) for 86 yards along with one carry for 10 yards against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Some concern surfaced when he was spotted leaving the visitor's locker room with a walking boot on his left foot, but head coach Mike Zimmer said Patterson got rid...
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Vikings first round picks come up huge in win yesterday against Buccaneers

The Minnesota Vikings are a young football team, and yesterday two of their first round draft picks were huge.  Anthony Barr was looking like he was going to be the GOAT on the field after he allowed a touchdown for the Buccaneers to put the game in overtime, but that was not the case because […] The post Vikings first round picks come up huge in win yesterday against Buccaneers...
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Minnesota Vikings: First rounders proving their worth

Following their 19-13 overtime victory against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the Mike Zimmer and Minnesota Vikings are surely celebrating their first win in the month of October. The win is much needed after last week’s last second loss to Buffalo, especially considering the manner in which they won. After giving 13 points in the 4th quarter, the Vikings fired back with a last second...
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WATCH: Minnesota's Michael Mauti Absolutely Crushes Tampa Bay Bucaneers KR Trindon Holliday

Trindon Holliday is a tiny man (5'5" and a 166 pounds), but he is a fast-as-heck tiny man. When he gets up a head of steam and has a little territory to work with he can really make some magic happen. There is just one problem. As small as he is when the opposition puts a helmet on him it looks really, really bad.Like it did Sunday when Michael Mauti of the Vikings cover...
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Vikings Injury Report: Sharrif Floyd, Josh Robinson, Harrison Smith

The Minnesota Vikings welcomed linebacker Chad Greenway back after a three-game absence in Week 7, but they emerged from last Sunday's last-second loss to the Buffalo Bills with a few more more notable injuries. Here is a rundown of the Vikings' official injury report ahead of Sunday's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.Tight end Kyle Rudolph (groin) has been ruled...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss
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