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Vikings head coach shared this cute letter he received from a kid (Photo)

Mike Zimmer and the Minnesota Vikings have been struggling this year, but they are one game from getting over the hump. I honestly believe they can win this week angainst the Buccaneers. Well Mike Zimmer received a card from a little kid and boy was it great. You gotta win this game for this kid. […] The post Vikings head coach shared this cute letter he received from a kid (Photo...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Vikings' Sullivan felt he had to be honest about concussion

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Symptoms had subsided quickly for Minnesota Vikings center John Sullivan in last week's game at Buffalo and he argued to return to the field with his team facing an important scoring opportunity in an eventual loss. Handling another concussion was replaced by Sullivan's commitment to his team, a dilemma all too familiar to Sullivan and other NFL players...
Via Fox Sports North
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings fans must see these five bold predictions for Week 8

Anyone can pick games. Whether selecting winners or making guesses against the spread, it’s essentially an exercise in flipping a coin. But providing some specifics about what’s going to happen in a game, detailing how things are going to play out, takes some thought, imagination and guts. And it actually provides some insight into what’s going to transpire on Sunday and Monday...
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Vikings fans will love Johnny Manziel’s insanely hot new girlfriend on Instagram

If Brian Hoyer struggles again this weekend you can bet we’re on the verge of seeing Johnny Manziel. Hoyer was awful last week in Jacksonville, and should he pull something similar against Oakland this weekend Johnny Cleveland will get his shot. Off the field Manziel’s antics are legendary. From partying with Gronk, to partying in Mexico, to partying in Vegas to pulling some...
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Vikings pleased with Bridgewater's poise in handling pass rush

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- During a three-game losing streak, Minnesota Vikings quarterbacks have been sacked 19 times. Minnesota is exposing rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater to a barrage from opposing defenses, allowing 13 sacks the past two games. Along the way, Bridgewater might be learning how to handle the muddied pockets. "We've got to see him do it," Vikings...
Via Fox Sports North
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Teddy Bridgewater: A brief analysis

Throughout the 2013-14 College Football season, Teddy Bridgewater and Jadeveon Clowney were widely considered to be the top two prospects for the 2014 NFL Draft. However, after Bridgewater’s below-average pro day and some nit-picking scouts picked apart microscopic flaws, the 6-foot-2 214-pound quarterback could do nothing but watch as his draft stock plummeted. After all was...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Rudolph Still Not Expected Back For Few More Weeks

Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph (sports hernia) did a little stretching and running Wednesday, according to a FOX Sports report.Fantasy Spin:It's the first we have heard of his rehab progress. He was expected to miss 6-8 weeks after the late-September surgery.
Via Fantasy Football Champs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Vikings worked out former Raiders third round draft pick

The Vikings should not be happy with their secondary. Last week they were beat with 1 second left on the clock after the Buffalo Bills drove 80 yards which was technically 105 yards with penalties.  This week they brought in former 3rd round draft pick DeMarcus Van **** who played with the Chiefs and Raiders […] The post Vikings worked out former Raiders third round draft pick...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
1 day ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Did the Minnesota Vikings clone quarterback Teddy Bridgewater?

Usually it takes a few years to really judge how well NFL teams did in a certain draft. Sometimes top prospects don’t shake out for several seasons, sometimes they become busts. For my money the Minnesota Vikings are ahead of the game because they got not just one franchise quarterback, but two. What do I mean? The Vikings have somehow found a way to clone quarterback Teddy Bridgewater...
Via cover32 - Vikings
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cordarrelle Patterson finds the end zone in Week 7; use remains limited (NFC North touches and targets)

Touches and Targets Week 7: Minnesota Vikings Mid-week, Mike Zimmer indicated that the team was going to have to find some carries for Matt Asiata, largely as a result of concerns over Jerick McKinnon’s pass blocking. That’s not how it played out, though. While the snap distribution wasn’t all that skewed (40-27) McKinnon had 19 carries and saw four pass targets, totalling...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
2 days ago  |  Discuss

2006 Vikings NFL Draft Class QUIZ

Test your knowledge of the Vikings 2006 Draft class and see how much you remember or have purposely forgotten about the class that produced Tarvaris Jackson and Greg Blue. Center Ryan Cook was selected in round 2, where did he attend college? TCU New Mexico Arizona St. NevadaTRUE or FALSE | Safety Greg Blue was selected in the 5th round out of Georgia and never started a game for...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Favre delays Lambeau return due to Bart Starr’s health

Brett Favre was scheduled to return to Lambeau Field on Nov. 9 for a Sunday night game between the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears, but he has postponed the ceremony because of the health of Bart Starr. Starr, another legendary franchise quarterback, is recovering from two strokes and a mild heart attack suffered in...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings: Why a 2-5 start should be a sign of optimism

Following their last second 17-16 loss to the Buffalo Bills, Mike Zimmer and the Minnesota Vikings fall to a disappointing 2-5 record. However, this 2-5 record may not be that disappointing. Obviously, Vikings’ fans would much prefer to see at least a winning record this season, but here are five reasons why Vikings’ fans should look on the bright side and at least be content...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings Mike Zimmer has unplanned minor procedure

Minnesota Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer was not in attendance at the team’s practice Friday morning. Bob Hagan, Vikings executive director of public relations, told the media that Zimmer was undergoing a minor procedure, per a Star Tribune report. Offensive coordinator Norv Turner told reporters that Zimmer was at Winter Park, the team’s headquarters, on […] The post Mike...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: NFL could suspend Peterson without conviction

According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson still faces a suspension from the NFL even if he’s not convicted on child abuse charges.  If Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is found not guilty of a felony child abuse charge in Texas, he could still face a personal conduct suspension without pay from the NFL, according to sources...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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