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Minnesota Vikings round one mock draft (Part Two)

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The two glaring issues with the Minnesota Vikings are with the offensive line and...
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Ex-Vikings Brett Favre, Tony Dungy elected to Pro Football Hall of Fame

The 2016 Pro Football Hall of Fame class was announced at the NFL Honors on Saturday night. Quarterback Brett Favre and coach Tony Dungy, both  will enter the hall of fame on August 6 in Canton, Ohio. To be elected, a finalist must receive 80 percent of the votes cast by the board. Favre and Dungy each spent a short amount of time with Minnesota Vikings, but their impact was...
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11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Season Recap: Grading the Minnesota Vikings’ defensive line

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit The Minnesota Vikings defense was both terrific and mediocre throughout the season...
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An update on the Minnesota Viking’s new home

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit As the Minnesota Vikings prepare for their 2016 season in the new U.S. Bank Stadium...
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Vikings Owner and President Mark Wilf: 'We’re on to the next year'

Minnesota Vikings owner and President Mark Wilf turned the page from the team's successful season, which included a playoff berth, and took full aim at the future. Wilf clearly set the tone by saying that this club isn't patting themselves on the back for a job well done, instead they are moving forward. “You never forget the tough losses,” Wilf said, via the Star Tribune. ...
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Key changes the Minnesota Vikings must make

The Minnesota Vikings took large strides this year by winning eleven games and taking back the NFC North Division. The end of the season was filled with mixed emotions, and let me tell you…I had plenty of them. The team has much to work on this offseason, and if they improve on those areas that were quite weak, or just need to get a bit stronger, don’t be surprised if they defend...
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Jury finds former Viking Voigt guilty of bank fraud

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Former Minnesota Vikings tight end Stu Voigt has been found guilty of one count of bank fraud. A federal jury reached the verdict Friday in a case that prosecutors said bilked investors out of millions of dollars. Voigt was acquitted of a second bank fraud count. The Star Tribune reports ( ) Voigt's business partner, Jeffrey Gardner, was...
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Bridgewater: Stefon Diggs 'brings a ton of energy' to Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings stumbled upon a spark plug in the fifth-round of last year's draft. They used that pick to select wide receiver Stefon Diggs, and the Maryland product has since helped create an electric atmosphere in Minnesota.Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater said Diggs' energetic personality has impacted the Vikings in a very positive way.Via the team's official website:Diggs...
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2016 NFL Draft: Five targets for the Minnesota Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings had a surprising 2015 season as they went 11-5, won the NFC North and just missed making the Divisional Round of the playoffs. They look to continue their run into the 2016-17 season, but there are  a few questions that need to be answered before they get there. Quarterback Teddy Bridgewater has performed very well since being selected in the first round of...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Loadholt 'hopeful' to be on field for Vikings' offseason program

Minnesota Vikings offensive tackle Phil Loadholt has made significant progress since tearing his left Achilles' tendon last August.At a Black History Month celebration event on Monday night, Loadholt said he recently began running and that he hopes to be on the field when the Vikings begin their offseason training program in the spring.Via Matt Vensel of the Star-Tribune:Loadholt...
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Teddy Bridgewater leads Minnesota Vikings players in Pro Bowl

Five Minnesota Vikings players competed in the NFL Pro Bowl on Sunday. Teddy Bridgewater had the most outstanding performance among the players participating from Minnesota. Entering the game in the second quarter for Team Irvin, Bridgewater completed six of eight passes for 129 yards, two touchdowns, and one interception for a 116.7 quarterback rating. Irvin’s squad would go...
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Legendary Vikings coach Bud Grant proposes interesting rule changes

Bud Grant has been around the NFL for most of his life. He coached the Minnesota Vikings for 18 years (1967-1983, 1985), leading them to four Super Bowls, and the 88-year-old still serves as a consultant to the team.Over the years, Grant has noticed when the game needs some tweaking. Lately, he has noticed two special teams plays, in particular, that could use rule changes.The first...
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Monday web roundup: Minnesota Vikings

Harrison Smith thrilled with fans in Hawaii One of the biggest thrills for Minnesota Vikings safety Harrison Smith was getting to spend some time with a young fan wearing his jersey from the Make A Wish ... Bridgewater throws 2 TDs in 49-27 Pro Bowl victory Minnesota's Teddy Bridgewater and Tampa Bay's Winston each added two TD passes for Team Irvin. Kansas City tight end Kelce...
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Judge denies Vikings injunction request in Wells Fargo case

MINNEAPOLIS -- A federal judge has denied the Minnesota Vikings' request for a preliminary injunction that would have forced Wells Fargo to remove or cover two rooftop signs near the new stadium.In an order filed Thursday, U.S. District Judge Donovan Frank says the group overseeing the stadium construction hasn't shown that it would suffer irreparable harm if an injunction wasn't...
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Judge denies injuction in Vikings stadium lawsuit

MINNEAPOLIS -- A federal judge has denied the Minnesota Vikings' request for a preliminary injunction that would have forced Wells Fargo to remove or cover two rooftop signs near the new stadium.In an order filed Thursday, U.S. District Judge Donovan Frank says the group overseeing the stadium construction hasn't shown that it would suffer irreparable harm if an injunction wasn't...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings: Veteran players who won’t be back next season

No team likes to say goodbye to a veteran who has contributed for many years, but injury or waning production usually spells the end for aging players. For the Minnesota Vikings, at least three veteran players face the chopping block. Chad Greenway, Phil Loadholt, and Mike Wallace could potentially not be returning to the team in 2016, writes Matt Vensel of the Star Tribune. What...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Blair Walsh trolled by EA Sports over missed field goal

    Earlier this year, it was the Seahawks who fell victim to a troll job by video game manufacturer EA Sports. This time, it was Blair Walsh. Walsh, of course, missed a 27-yard field goal attempt with 26 seconds remaining in regulation during last weekend’s game against the Seahawks that would have given the Vikings a 12-10 lead and a likely victory. As, expected, Walsh...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Blair Walsh visits first-graders who sent him letters

Blair Walsh on Thursday morning stopped by Northpoint Elementary in Blaine, Minn., to pay a visit to a class of very thoughtful first-graders who sent him letters of support in the wake of the easily the worst day of his football career. And the disgraced kicker who became the latest goat in the Minnesota Vikings’ tortured playoff history was greeted with a welcome more befitting...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Blair Walsh's girlfriend defends him after missed kick

Blair Walsh has taken plenty of heat for missing a chip-shot field goal that could have won the game for the Vikings against the Seahawks on Sunday, but he is hardly the only reason Minnesota’s season came to a close. His girlfriend wants to remind everyone of that. After Sunday’s game, Walsh’s girlfriend Sarah Chaffee — a news reporter in Alabama — defended Walsh and...
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Adrian Peterson: Vikings will be No. 1 seed next season

The Minnesota Vikings season might have ended in heartbreaking fashion to the Seattle Seahawks, but that’s certainly not hurting the confidence of their star player, Adrian Peterson. Adrian Peterson said Vikings will be number one seed in NFC next year without a doubt — Chris Tomasson (@christomasson) January 10, 2016   At first glance, this seems like a fairly unrealistic...
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WATCH: Laces were in on Blair Walsh's missed field goal

    For 59 minutes and 34 seconds, Blair Walsh was the MVP for the Minnesota Vikings in their playoff game against the Seattle Seahawks. And then he missed a 27-yard field goal with 26 seconds left at a time when the Vikings were all but assured of a victory. Here is a look at the kick: Replays showed that the laces were in on the kick, which is something that tends to...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Bud Grant rocks short sleeves in below-zero temperatures

Former Minnesota Vikings head coach Bud Grant is an institution in the state he calls home. Grant, 88, retired 21 years ago after leading his Vikings to four Super Bowl appearances in what was a Hall of Fame 18-year stint with the team. Still showing the toughness and mentality that defined his coaching tenure with the Vikings, Grant went out to mid-field prior to the team’s playoff...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson 65 yards short of $1 million bonus

When Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson recorded 67 rushing yards against the Green Bay Packers in Week 17, he finished the season with a league-high total of 1,485 rushing yards. Peterson’s accomplishment may be considered amazing, but he fell 65 yards short of earning an extra $1 million in bonus money next year. By failing to reach 1,550 yards on the ground, he set...
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January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

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