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Mike Zimmer says Bill Parcells still a major influence on his coaching style

Every coach has learned from another coach in the NFL and for Minnesota Vikings' Mike Zimmer, he's had one of the best of all time tutoring him. Zimmer worked as Parcells' defensive coordinator in Dallas from 2003-2006, and was able to receive an education from the Hall of Fame coach, whose coaching tree includes Sean Payton, Tom Coughlin, and Bill Belichick among others...
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Mike Zimmer: Chad Greenway could play middle linebacker

Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer told Matt Vensel of the Star Tribune that Chad Greenway could play middle linebacker. “It’s a possibility. We keep working him in there. We’re just trying to find the best 11 players we can and then figure out where the rest of the guys are going to fit. It’s not out of the question, but time will tell a little bit more on that,” said Zimmer...
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Video: Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater throws out first pitch at Twins game

Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater hasn’t taken a snap under center in an NFL game yet, but he’s already thrown a pitch from the mound and enjoyed some MLB action He was invited to throw out the first pitch during Wednesday afternoon’s Indians-Twins game, and that’s exactly what he did. The pitch sailed a bit, though, and it looked like Bridgewater likes to throw the high cheese...
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Teddy Bridgewater threw out the first pitch at Wednesday Twins game (Video)

Vikings rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater threw out the first pitch at Wednesday afternoon’s Twins game. var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Teddy Bridgewater threw out the first pitch at Wednesday Twins game (Video) appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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Former Vikings WR Sidney Rice calls it quits: Retiring today

Former Vikings wide receiver Sidney Rice is calling It quits on an NFL career. Today the Seattle Seahawks and former Minnesota Viking wide receiver retired due to concussions. @MNSportsTalk: Former #Vikings WR Sidney Rice is retiring due to his history of concussions. Ian Rapoport reported Wednesday that Rice has decided to retire due to concussion […] The post Former Vikings...
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Vikings training camp preview: Fan guide to camp

  This is the 13th in a series of 13 previews leading up to the Minnesota Vikings' July 25 start of camp. TODAY'S PREVIEW: FAN GUIDE TO CAMP The Minnesota Vikings return to Mankato this month for the 49th year, but the first under new coach Mike Zimmer. Zimmer visited the facilities at Minnesota State University earlier this summer and was pleased with the Vikings' arrangement...
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Adrian Peterson quietly got married

Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson married girlfriend and former Playboy model Ashley Brown, TMZ confirmed. You can see the couple showing off their wedding rings in a photo from a Starkey Hearing Foundation fundraising event in St. Paul Sunday night. Brown, who now goes by the name Ashley Peterson, re-tweeted the picture.  
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Did Brett Favre lose his wedding ring playing beach volleyball?

Do you miss Brett Favre? It wasn’t so long ago that “The Gunslinger” turned the start of NFL training camp into a pre-LeBron…
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Redesigned Minnesota Vikings logo hits the nail on the head

Everyone seems to be making their own NFL logos these days. There are ones inspired by Star Wars, Game of Thrones, corporations, fat people, it goes on and on. We haven’t seen any for the Minnesota Vikings that really caught our eye, until today. This new take on the Vikings logo we found on imgur features the whole body of an ancient Nordic warrior. Check it out: I like this...
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Christian Ponder and his wife named their new-borny baby girl after Bobby Bowden

Christian Ponder and his wife Samantha just gave birth to a baby girl and decided to name her after former Florida State head coach Bobby Bowden. Christian Ponder said his little girl's name is Bowden Sainte-Claire. Yes, she's named after Bobby. — Ben Goessling (@GoesslingESPN) July 22, 2014 Not that it’s a bad name, but I hope she likee it when she grows up. var...
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Norv Turner: Vikes QB situation ‘as good as you could ask for’

Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner believes the teams quarterback situation is “as good as you could ask for.” Matt Cassel, Christian Ponder and Teddy Bridgewater will compete in training camp for the starting job. “We’re sitting there with two quarterbacks who have taken teams to playoffs and won over 10 games, which is hard to do,” Turner told Vikings...
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Vikings Who Need to Make an Impact in 2014 | #10 Jarius Wright

#10 | Jarius Wright Number 10 on the list goes to wide receiver Jarius Wright. Wright came out strong during his rookie year in 2012 and many expected him to take an even bigger leap in 2013. Unfortunately he ended up only playing in 7 games and reeling in only 22 balls and 2 TDs. The Arkansas product should be in position to battle with Jerome Simpson for the 3rd receiver on...
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WATCH: Chris Kluwe calls out Vikings on MSNBC

Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe is one of the most outspoken players in the history of the NFL. The avid marriage equality and gay rights advocate has as much a social conscience as anyone to ever play the game. From gun control to civil rights, Kluwe is somebody who almost always has something meaningful to say. And he’s had A LOT to say about the Minnesota Vikings...
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Kluwe takes a shot at Ray Lewis, Ray Rice, many others

Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe still plans to sue the team over special teams coordinator Mike Priefer’s homophobic comments, backed up by long snapper Cullen Loeffler, who was present when they were made, a recently released investigation reveals. Priefer’s comment “We should round up all the gays, send them to an island, and then nuke it until it glows” was...
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Teddy Bridgewater bummed out by his Madden 15 rating

You may have heard that rookie Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater is a pretty big Madden fan. He’s even playing the game as a means to help learn the Vikings playbook over the summer. We’re not sure how well that will work out, but wish him the best of luck in any case. Over the weekend EA Sports had some fun with the rookie class of 2014. They asked them what they thought...
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