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Vikings Waive/Injured QB Mike Kafka

The Minnesota Vikings announced that Tuesday that they’ve waived/injured QB Mike Kafka. The #Vikings have waived/injured QB Mike Kafka. pic.twitter.com/J79tt5f0gl — Minnesota Vikings (@Vikings) September 1, 2015 Kakfa, 28, is a former fourth round pick of the Eagles back in 2010. Since then Kafka has played for a number of teams including the Patriots, Jaguars, ... ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
21 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Vikings waive T Carter Bykowski, place CB Josh Robinson on injured reserve/PUP

According to Vikings.com, the Minnesota Vikings On Monday announced that the club has waived T Carter Bykowski and placed CB Josh Robinson on the Reserve / Physically Unable to Perform list. Robinson will miss the first six weeks of the regular season and can rejoin the team to practice on Monday, Oct. 19.
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2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tuesday web roundup: Minnesota Vikings

Minnesota Vikings Roster Cuts: Vikings Drop To 76 On Monday, the Minnesota Vikings made two more roster moves. . .one of which, frankly, I thought they had already made. . .and reduced their roster to 76 ... Vikings Training Camp: Monday, August 31st (Eden Prairie, MN) -- The Minnesota Vikings continue to prepare for their 2015 season opener in San Fran, and Neil Roberts provides...
Via 60 Max Power O
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson accused of fathering another child out of wedlock

    Adrian Peterson is being accused of fathering another child out of wedlock. TMZ reports that a massage therapist claims Peterson impregnated her. The woman hired an attorney to contact Peterson in hopes of securing financial support for the child. The woman’s attorney requested $1.9 million to care for the child for the next 18 years. Peterson’s representatives reportedly...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Vikings vs Cowboys: Five Takeaways

The Vikings defeated the Dallas Cowboys 28-14 on Saturday night to improve to 4-0 this preseason. Here are five takeaways from the game:-Teddy and Wallace finally connectThe Vikings went out and acquired wide receiver Mike Wallace in hopes of boosting their passing game. He and Teddy Bridgewater have spent plenty of time this offseason trying to develop chemistry. After catching...
Via Pro Football Spot
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rookie Eric Kendricks front-runner for MLB position

The Minnesota Vikings had been working Audie Cole at middle linebacker with the first-team defense during training camp and started the first two preseason games. However, rookie Eric  Kendricks got the nod in the third preseason game and after looking very comfortable in the role of quarterback on defense, he now appears to have climbed to the top of the competition. According...
Via 60 Max Power O
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Vikings Cut 11 Players Including RB Joe Banyard & TE Brandon Bostick

Ben Goessling of ESPN reports that the Vikings have placed RB Joe Banyard and TE Brandon Bostick on waivers, as they trim their roster down to 75 players ahead of Tuesday’s deadline. CB Jalil Carter CB Justin Coleman WR DaVaris Daniels T Stephen Goodin LB Josh Kaddu WR Jordan Leslie DE Caesar Rayford DT Chrishon Rose CB ... The post Vikings Cut 11 Players...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings Win over Dallas Cowboys Takeaways

The Minnesota Vikings dominance in the preseason continues, here is why…   Matt Kalil handled Randy Gregory Matt Kalil is returning to form and is playing like a champ. He only allowed one sack yesterday, and truthfully it was more on Teddy Bridgewater for holding the ball too long. Kalil healthy looks a lot more like the 2012 form we know. He will continue to face elite pass...

WATCH: Cordarrelle Patterson Slices Through Cowboys Coverage With Ease For 107-Yard Touchdown

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson is one of those guys that has been surrounded with hype ever since he broke in to the league. So far he has yet to really develop in to the receiver he was thought to be, but there is one thing he does pretty well--return kicks.He scored twice in the return game as a rookie, but he failed to do so last year. Even though it is...
Via FatManWriting
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Teddy Bridgewater Hits Mike Wallace Deep For a Big Gain Against Dallas

There has never been any doubt as to whether Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater could throw the deep ball. He was good at it in college, he was pretty good at it during his rookie season, and there is no reason to think he will not be good at it this season. Since the team has one of the better deep threats in the league on the roster--Mike Wallace-- fans should see...
Via FatManWriting
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cordarrelle Patterson rips off 107-yard return TD

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson returned to his 2013 form on Saturday, ripping off this 107-yard return touchdown against the Dallas Cowboys. Cordarrelle Patterson 107 yard kickoff return TD pic.twitter.com/4GYcjShnY9 — gifdsports (@gifdsports) August 29, 2015   Watching Patterson score this return touchdown was special because it was something...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

VDD Radio – Vikings Recap and Preview

http://vikingsdigitaldiaries.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2015/08/VDD-Podcast-20150829.mp3The post VDD Radio – Vikings Recap and Preview appeared first on Vikings Digital Diaries.
Via Vikings Digital Diaries
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Jerry Rice: Adrian Peterson still number one pick in fantasy

We don’t know if Hall of Fame wide receiver Jerry Rice actually plays fantasy football. However, his advice to pick Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson at No. 1 is solid. Despite the fact that the league contains many pass-heavy NFL teams and that Peterson is coming off of a one-year suspension, Rice apparently has no reservations about endorsing the 30-year old running...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Things To Watch For in Vikings 4th Preseason Game

The Vikings travel to Dallas to take on Tony Romo and the Cowboys this Saturday night.  Here are a few things to watch for in that game.     5. Beam Us Up Scotty Scott Crichton made his long awaited 2015 debut last week against the Raiders and had a decent game, making 4 tackles.  The Vikings are counting on him to be not just their top backup to Everson Griffen, but also come...
Via DraftSeason
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings Updated 53 Man Roster Projections

Minnesota Vikings tight end Chase Ford runs after making a reception during the second half of an NFL football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Andy King) OFFENSE I’ve opted to go back to the two quarterbacks in exchange for adding more bodies at tight end and offensive line. With the recent injuries on o-line, the more the...
Via DraftSeason
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings 53-Man Roster Predictions

Vikings 53-Man Roster Predictions With a year under his belt, Mike Zimmer has shaped this roster to his liking and will continue to do so with this year’s round of cuts. Based off of what I observed throughout training camp and at each of the Vikings two home preseason games… here is my expert analysis on how the final roster will shape up. QB: Two-Glove Teddy, Shaun Hill Breakdown...
Via Vikings Digital Diaries
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings Who Need To Make an Impact in 2015 #1 Teddy Bridgewater

#1 | Teddy Bridgewater Who else would be #1? The future of this offense is no doubt in the hands of Teddy, and after a solid rookie season #5 gives Vikings fans a reason to be excited. Why Bridgewater’s Performance is so Important Not overly complicated, he is the quarterback. It was damn near ‘glorious’ to watch what Teddy did could do as a rookie without a real number...
Via DraftSeason
5 days ago  |  Discuss

There isn’t a ‘LeBron James of football,’ and there never will be

Jamaal Charles and Adrian Peterson both think they’re the “LeBron James of Football.” Both are wrong, and here’s why. 1. A running back can’t be a LeBron — The last two seasons were the most pass-heavy campaigns in NFL history. The face of almost every team is the quarterback. If being the LeBron of the league means being the face of the league, there’s no way Charles...
Via This Given Sunday
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Worker Dies After Accident On Roof Of New Minnesota Vikings Stadium

MINNEAPOLIS — The contractor for the Minnesota Vikings stadium under construction says one worker has died and another has been injured while doing roofing work. Mortensen Construction executive John Wood says two employees of Berwald Roofing fell while working on the north side of the partially constructed stadium Wednesday morning. The incident brought work on the stadium to...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Look: This Vikings rookie saves Cordarelle Patterson’s life (sort of)

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Cordarelle Patterson better become a superstar, that way he can earn millions in a huge contract. That would be to pay up rookie Stefon Diggs for saving his life: Cordarrelle Patterson almost took direct hit to junk, but Stefon Diggs was there to save him http://t.co/273KID5WTX pic.twitter.com/9AfEmXoo6I — The Viking Age (@TheVikingAge) August 26...
Via cover32
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Adrian Peterson forced to clarify comparing himself to LeBron

Adrian Peterson was essentially compelled to clarify a seemingly throwaway quote he made during a sideline interview of a preseason game this week when he was asked about how he touted himself the LeBron James of football over the weekend. The Minnesota Vikings running back, who the team is holding out of all its preseasaon games, was being interviewed on the sideline during Saturday’s...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Projected Minnesota Vikings 53-Man Roster

In late June I projected the Vikings 53-man roster, after a few months of training camp and preseason games I have a new projection, which I believe will be the roster as well as depth chart Offense: 24 Qb-2 Teddy Bridgewater Shaun Hill I picked 2 QBs here because if you have 3 QBs you have no QBs. Teddy goes down Shaun Hill is more than serviceable. RB – 3 Adrian Peterson Jerick...

Three under-the-radar Vikings set for career years

The Minnesota Vikings season is now less than three weeks away from kicking off, and the wait for the fans sure can’t get here soon enough when you consider the hype surrounding this team. Teddy Bridgewater and Adrian Peterson are set for big years, as AP makes his long-anticipated return to the NFL. As we near kickoff, here are three Vikings players who are set for huge years...
Via cover32
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Charles Johnson shows signs of things to come for Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings are hoping to take a huge leap forward during the upcoming 2015 NFL season. They feel that quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is the leader that they have been waiting for, and the return of Adrian Peterson will take their offense to a new level as well. One of the most unknown talents on their offense is wide receiver Charles Johnson, who is entering his second...
Via This Given Sunday
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings stunning new US Bank Stadium featured in Madden 16

Leave it to Madden to come up with a way for eager Minnesota Vikings fans to experience their new stadium being built now before it’s been finished. U.S. Bank Stadium, which is scheduled to open in July of 2016, is a playable stadium in Madden 16 for those who are eager to get a sneak peek. And, based on the video Madden put together, it looks amazing. Long gone is the oppressive...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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