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Vikings set price for Peterson, Raiders continue to be interested

According to Andrew Krammer of ESPN 1500, the Vikings have set the price for running back Adrian Peterson despite the team insisting they do not want to trade the rusher. Peterson was reinstated on Friday, but the running back stated that he wants a 'fresh start' on another team with the Oakland Raiders and Dallas Cowboys being the top teams interested. Krammer writes: 'Per ESPN...
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Minnesota Vikings: Will Teddy Bridgewater Defy History?

Teddy Bridgewater Baseless clichés are thrown around in the sports world far too often. One cliché that Minnesota Vikings fans are particularly worried about for the 2015 season is the dreaded “sophomore slump” with their up and coming quarterback Teddy Bridgewater. After a sensational rookie year, why wouldn’t there be questions about whether or not the young quarterback...
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Should the Vikings draft Todd Gurley to replace Adrian Peterson?

Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports Adrian Peterson’s name has been one of the hottest throughout the entire offseason to this point, and there is quite a bit of speculation that the Minnesota Vikings could end up trading him. That being said, if they do that they are going to want to get a replacement for him in the 2015 NFL Draft. There is one player that makes a lot of sense for...
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21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Weekend web roundup: Minnesota Vikings

Report: Vikings want first-round pick, starting CB for Adrian Peterson ► Now that Adrian Peterson has been reinstated by the NFL, it will be interesting to see if he is successful in his quest to force his way out of Minnesota. Given the ... Todd Gurley passes medical recheck ► I highly doubt the Minnesota Vikings take Gurley this high, but they could even trade ... Gurley...
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Report: Vikings want first-rounder, starting CB for Peterson

Now that Adrian Peterson has been reinstated by the NFL, it will be interesting to see if he is successful in his quest to force his way out of Minnesota. Given the terms of his current contract and the value the Vikings want in return, Peterson may be stuck. ESPN’s Adam Caplan reports that the...Read More
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The Vikings and Spielman Have Found Gems in the Late Rounds of the Draft

Since Rick Spielman became a member of the Minnesota Vikings franchise in 2006, he has played a part in the Vikings drafting the likes of running back Adrian Peterson, wide receiver Percy Harvin, cornerback Xavier Rhodes, quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, and safety Harrison Smith.All of these players have one thing in common, they were all selected in the first round of the NFL Draft...
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Vikings and Spielman Have Drafted Some Late-Round Gems

Since Rick Spielman became a member of the Minnesota Vikings franchise in 2006, he has played a part in the Vikings drafting the likes of running back Adrian Peterson, wide receiver Percy Harvin, cornerback Xavier Rhodes, quarterback Teddy Bridgewater, and safety Harrison Smith.All of these players have one thing in common, they were all selected in the first round of the NFL Draft...
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Freeman: 'Definite chance' Adrian Peterson ends up a Cowboy

The Dallas Cowboys have been in the news for months as the presumed destination of Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, when and if the Vikings decide to trade him. Bleacher Report's Mike Freeman thinks it may happen, and when it does, he believes the newly reinstated 30-year-old Peterson is still the same hard runner as he was, regardless of his extended time...
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Buy Vikings OT Phil Loadholt’s Minnesota Townhouse (w/ Pond View!) — Just $415,000

  Are you in the market for a fairly priced home from an under-the-radar NFL player? Then look no further than the townhouse of Minnesota Vikings right tackle Phil Loadholt. Unfortunately, the fact that Loadholt owns the place is the most exciting feature of the house. To say it’s basic (in terms of athlete homes), would be an understatement. There’s just way too much carpet...
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Adrian Peterson articles on Cowboys site don’t constitute tampering

A couple of articles about Adrian Peterson that were published on the official website of the Dallas Cowboys don’t amount to tampering, per an interpretation of NFL rules by Pro Football Talk. Rob Phillips, senior writer for the Cowboys site, wrote in a piece published Thursday that the acquisition of the Minnesota Vikings running back...Read More The post Adrian Peterson articles...
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This remade Minnesota Vikings logo will be the butt of many jokes

It’s Friday and if I write one more word about the upcoming NFL Draft this week I think I’m going to lose my lunch (and I’d hate to waste good bourbon like that.) So, let’s mix things up and have a little bit of fun. This morning the funny folks at Kissing Suzy Kolber came up with new logos for each NFL team, only they’re made to look like butts… AROUND COVER32 Bold...
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New Minnesota Vikings Offensive Lineman Wants to “Put J.J. Watt to the Ground”

Babatunde Aiyegbusi, the newest offensive tackle on the Minnesota Vikings roster, stands a massive 6’9″ and weighs a lofty 351 pounds. He comes to the NFL via the Wroclaw Giants of the Polish American Football League.  #Vikings sign 6 foot 9, 351 lb OT from Poland — KGW News (@KGWNews) April 16, 2015   Though Aiyegbusi...
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Minnesota Vikings 7-Round Mock Draft

Round One – Trae Waynes, CB, Michigan State View image | Trae Waynes is the most talented cornerback in this draft class.  I don’t believe it’s far fetched to believe that Mike Zimmer will go defense in round one, especially because they have a need at cornerback that will continue to become more prevalent.  Terence Newman is 37 and Captain Munnerlyn...
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Adrian Peterson will be reinstated on Friday, but can he stay with Vikings?

In February, Adrian Peterson had his suspension overturned by a US District Judge. On Friday, the NFL will reinstate Peterson as an active player and according to Ian Rapoport, Peterson will not face any further suspension by the league. The Vikings have chimed in with a short statement… The Minnesota Vikings have been informed by the NFL that Adrian Peterson has been reinstated...
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Babatunde Aiyegbusi Plans To ‘Put J.J. Watt To the Ground’

There’s a good chance you’ve never heard of Babatunde Aiyegbusi. He’s a 6-foot-9, 351-pound Polish-born offensive tackle and potential free agency gem with a crazy journey to the NFL.   He just signed with the Minnesota Vikings in late March, but he’s already made a huge proclamation. Babatunde Aiyegbusi (pronounced “Bah-BUH-tune-day ah-YEG-boo-see”) told Vikings...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL will reinstate Adrian Peterson on Friday

Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY Sports The NFL announced Thursday that Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been reinstated effective Friday as an active NFL player and may participate in all scheduled activities with the Vikings. Peterson was placed on the Exempt/Commissioner Permission List on September 17 of 2014, and was The NFL issued the following statement on Thursday...
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NFL announces Adrian Peterson will be reinstated

The NFL has announced that Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will officially be reinstated on Friday. According to a statement issued by the league, Peterson is still expected to continue to comply with his court obligations and plan of counseling. He apparently discussed those terms — and others — for his reinstatement during a...Read More
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

How Amari Cooper Falls to the Vikings

The Draft is just about two weeks away and the excitment levels are through the roof.  Vikings fans who are hoping for Amari Cooper to fall through the cracks will be watching with anxious bellies as the picks start rolling in that fateful Thursday night.  Is it possible that Cooper could fall that far?  Yes it is and here is how.Pick 1. Jameis Winston Goes First as Expected....
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Ex-Vikings tight end Stu Voigt indicted in alleged Ponzi scheme

  Former Minnesota Vikings tight end Stu Voigt is charged in a federal indictment with conspiracy and fraud in an alleged Ponzi scheme, the U.S. Attorney's office said Wednesday. The government accuses Voigt, 66, and another man, Jeffrey Gardner, 61, of using a real estate scheme to defraud investors. According to the indictment and court documents, between 2005 and 2007 Gardner...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bet You Can’t Do This: Brian Robison’s 42-Inch Single-Leg Box Jump

Minnesota Vikings DE  Brian Robison recently posted a video to his Instagram showing him performing a Single-Leg Box Jump of 42 inches. It’s hard to imagine most athletes performing this
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Minnesota Vikings: Safest first round options

With the NFL draft less than three weeks away, the Minnesota Vikings are continuing to weigh their options as to who they should select with the 11th overall pick. The last thing the Vikings want to do is reach on another player like they did with Christian Ponder a few years ago. Therefore, the Minnesota Vikings will look to draft players that have tremendous upsides while also ensuring...
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Will Adam Thielen be in Minnesota Come 2015?

Adam Thielen is not a player known by the casual NFL fan but come next season, the 24 year old wide receiver is looking to improve upon his semi-breakout season in 2014 with the Minnesota Vikings. The only question is if he will be able to continue his NFL career in Minnesota in 2015.After spending 2013 on the Vikings practice squad, Thielen impressed Minnesota head coach Mike Zimmer...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Draft Forecast: Which prospects have the Minnesota Vikings been meeting with?

The NFL Draft is just three short weeks away and speculation about which players will go where and when is reaching a fever pitch. Now seems like an ideal time to check in and see which prospects the Minnesota Vikings have been meeting with so far… AROUND COVER32 First and 10: The 10 best free agents still on the market QB Rankings: Every signal caller ranked from 1-32 based on...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings 2015 NFL Draft-Or-Bust Off Preview: Offense

Holy cow, the NFL Draft is this month. Right? It starts this month? I’m pretty sure it does. And while I’ve largely been busier tracking new Shirtless Vikings players joining the roster through free agency, I guess we also may need to find some potential new Shirtless Vikings who could potentially join that are younger. Maybe illegally young in some states. But that’s why you...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

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