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CB Josh Robinson sustained a partially torn pectoral muscle, opens door for rookie Trae Waynes

According to Ben Goessling of ESPN, Minnesota Vikings cornerback Josh Robinson sustained a partially torn pectoral muscle during the team's minicamp in June. Robinson, who played 690 snaps in 2014 was set to compete against veterans Terence Newman and Captain Munnerlyn along with first-round pick Trae Waynes for a starting position. Goessling writes: 'With the fourth-year...
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Minnesota Vikings Roster Preview: Secondary

Jay Cutler, Matthew Stafford and Aaron Rodgers all reside in the NFC North. Because the Minnesota Vikings also reside in this division, there is a priority on stopping those three from picking them apart through the air during their six combined head-to-head contests during the course of a season.Two years ago, the Vikings are air raided into oblivion as they allowed a mind-blowing...
Via Pro Football Spot
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Weekend web roundup: Minnesota Vikings

Jerick McKinnon's potential is flying under the radar When people think of the running back situation for the Minnesota Vikings, Adrian Peterson is really the only name that seems to matter. His return to the Vikings ... 3 Forgotten Factors That Could Help Minnesota Vikings Shock the ... The Minnesota Vikings play in the incredibly difficult NFC North, where they have ... Bowen...
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Minnesota Vikings: Top Ten Players Heading into 2015 Season

After a season where many of the youngsters proved their mettle, here is the top 10 players on the Minnesota Vikings heading into the 2015 season. 10. ILB Eric Kendricks The Vikings seem to have landed a gem when the No. 1 inside linebacker fell to them in round two. Kendricks, the Butkus award winner who had 149 tackles his senior year, should start and make a big impact his rookie...
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The Most Explosive Vikings of the Last Twenty Years

This weekend, Americans all over will be celebrating the country's independence. There will be plenty of american flags being waved, burgers being grilled, and of course there will be displays of beautiful explosions in the sky also known as fireworks.In the last 20 years, the Minnesota Vikings have had a few players on their teams whose play was worthy of a firework celebration...
Via Pro Football Spot
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Vikings CB Josh Robinson Suffered A Partially Torn Pectoral

Ben Goessling of ESPN.com, citing a league source, reports that Vikings CB Josh Robinson sustained a partially tore pectoral muscle before the start of Vikings’ minicamp in June. It appears as though Robinson will miss all of training camp, and could even begin the 2015 season on the team’s reserve/PUP list, which would cost him the first six ...The post Vikings CB Josh Robinson...
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Minnesota Vikings’ player makes bold claim about himself

Minnesota Vikings’ running back Jerick McKinnon shouldn’t expect to be the team’s top running back this year. He was behind Matt Asiata last season, but now the return of Adrian Peterson pushes him to number three on the depth chart. That didn’t stop McKinnon from making a bold claim that will interest NFL Fantasy players.  Per TwinCities.com, McKinnon is confident he...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Three most underrated players on the Vikings’ roster

The Minnesota Vikings don’t have too many well-known superstars on their roster. In fact, many would tell you Adrian Peterson is the lone Pro Bowl-caliber player on that team. Then they’ll tell you Mike Wallace is overrated, Cordarelle Patterson will be a bust and that Anthony Barr is solid but not great. But lost in the cards are a handful of Vikings players that quietly will...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Three absolutely insane TD runs by Minnesota Vikings RB Adrain Peterson (video)

All offseason Minnesota Vikings running back Adrain Peterson has made a ton of off the field headlines. Obviously plenty’s been written about what he did (some very bad things), but this post is to remind everyone what a talent Peterson is on the field. In no way are his actions being excused; this is just a reminder the guy happens to be an amazing football player. Here are three...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Five Vikings Who Have the Potential to Breakout in 2015

We take a quick glimpe at five Vikings who could have their coming out party in 2015. Minnesota is on the brink of being a team that can compete in the NFC, if they can get even a few of the guys listed below to start contibuting on a high level they could be a team on the rise in 2015. Teddy Bridgewater It wouldn’t be far fetched to say Teddy already had his breakout performance...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Welcomed in Minnesota, WR Wallace has something to prove

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Mike Wallace's arrival in Minnesota following his trade from the Miami Dolphins to the Vikings brought a fresh start for the veteran receiver, but the baggage from his enigmatic two-year stay in Miami made the trip as well. Wallace was seen as disgruntled, perhaps wasn't on the same page with his quarterback and reportedly didn't get along with the coaching...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Minnesota Vikings Coach: Mike Zimmer is 'one of the finest coaches I've ever seen'

Former Minnesota Vikings coach Jerry Burns attended a minicamp practice this spring and was thoroughly impressed with this year's team. "This team has a lot of faith in their coach," Burns said, via the official website of the Minnesota Vikings. "You can see how they go out here and they practice hard. I know they will play hard. I just like every aspect of this team." For Burns...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Vikings RB McKinnon: If I had a fantasy team, I'd take myself

To say that the Minnesota Vikings group of running backs are hitting the 2015 season overflowing with confidence would be an understatement. In addition to Adrian Peterson proclaiming himself the best running back in the game, second-year player Jerick McKinnon is apparently feeling really positive about this year. “If I had a fantasy team and could take myself, I would....
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings WR Charles Johnson not sweating Wallace, Patterson hype

Charles Johnson finished the 2014 season as the Minnesota Vikings' hottest wide receiver. A former seventh-round selection who bounced from the Green Bay Packers and the Cleveland Browns before landing with the Vikings, Johnson caught 31 passes for 475 yards and two touchdowns last season.However, as Johnson enters his second season with the team, the spotlight is pointed elsewhere...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings CB Trae Waynes faces a 'steep' learning curve

Minnesota Vikings cornerback Trae Waynes is trying to catch on at one of the NFL's most athletically demanding positions, and he recently sounded off on the learning curve he faces as a first-round rookie."It's steep," Waynes said, via Josh Katzenstein of The Detroit News. "It's like a mountain, but luckily we have guys on the team and the coaching staff that are willing to help...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson: I'm still the NFL's best running back

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson slipped to No. 62 in NFL Network’s ranking of the Top 100 Players of 2015. This may be surprising to some considering Peterson only played one game in 2014. Also I appreciate all my colleagues for voting ya boy into the Top 100 ! Mad Love & Respect goes out to all of y'all (You All)! God Bless — Adrian Peterson (@AdrianPeterson...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL player compares same-sex marriage to pedophilia

Friday marked a historic day in the history of equal rights in America, as the Supreme Court ruled that individual states can no longer make same-sex marriage illegal. As soon as the ruling was announced, you knew it was only a matter of time before a professional athlete said something dumb on Twitter. Minnesota Vikings...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Teddy Bridgewater Could Lead the Minnesota Vikings to the Playoffs

  Teddy Bridgewater impressed the entire NFL last season. Will this season hold much of the same?(Ann Heisenfelt / Associated Press) With every first year quarterback comes the inevitable fanfare and hype courtesy of the media, the hopes and dreams of a hometown crowd, the criticisms of experts everywhere, and the responsibility of becoming the best player one can possibly be...
Via The Sports Journal
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Extremely Early Predictions for Vikings 53 Man Roster

While it is only June 18th, it is NEVER too early to try and predict the Vikings final 53 man roster. A few notables who didn’t make the first round prediction were Mike Mauti, Chase Ford, and Josh Robinson, but we all know that could change very quickly. I also have the Vikings holding on to 3 quarterbacks with Kafka as the 3rd … but that is also something that is far from...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota Vikings 2015 Team Preview and Prediction

Young Teddy Bridgewater’s unusual composure and good old Mike Zimmer’s as-expected defensive acumen gave the Vikings a renewed sense of...
Via Athlon Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss
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