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Minnesota Vikings bold predictions, NFL coaches who will be fired, Stafford’s fine GF

We’re essentially two-thirds of the way through the NFL season (nooooooo) and we know who the contenders are and who’s now focused on where they’ll pick in the draft. Below you’ll find the best cover32 columns from this past week to catch you up on anything you might have missed. Soak up Week 12! National Columns • Power Rankings: How all 32 teams in the NFL stack up after...
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Vikings will likely use Ben Tate this week quite often

With Matt Asiata out of Sunday’s contest against the Green Bay Packers with a concussion, Minnesota Vikings newcomer Ben Tate and Joe Banyard (zero NFL carries) are the only backs behind rookie starter Jerick McKinnon. We expect the Vikings to give Tate several carries to spell for the rookie Jerick McKinnon. “I’ve got to all […] The post Vikings will likely use Ben Tate...
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Green Bay Packers at Minnesota Vikings: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Two longstanding NFC North foes will face off against one another when the Green Bay Packers and Minnesota Vikings meet on Sunday. The Packers (7-3) and Vikings (4-6) will each be aiming for the win in this one which kicks off at 1:00 pm ET on FOX from TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, MN. The Odds: The Packers are 8.5 point favorites against the Vikings. The over/under for this...
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FEMALE FRIDAY: This stunning Minnesota Vikings fan in body paint is a must see

The Minnesota Vikings might be tied with the Chicago Bears for last place in their division, but when it comes to how hot their female fans are, they’ve got a whole lot of teams beat. Don’t believe us? Check out this stunning Vikings fan in body paint we found on Twitter: #Vikings pic.twitter.com/YX2M3ZfPQT — Sexy NFL Fans (@SexyNFLFan) November 7, 2014 Game over. You may...
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Vikings Injury Updates: Jerick McKinnon, Matt Asiata, Greg Jennings

As the Minnesota Vikings prepare to welcome the Green Bay Packers to TCF Bank Stadium on Sunday, here's an update on some notable injuries ahead of Friday's official injury report.Running back Jerick McKinnon (lower back) was limited in practice on Thursday, after sitting out on Wednesday. He looks likely to play on Sunday, and it's worth noting he dealt with this back issue last...
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Minnesota Vikings fans would be wise to monitor these wild Week 12 bold predictions

Anyone can pick games. Whether selecting winners or making guesses against the spread, it’s essentially an exercise in flipping a coin. But providing some specifics about what’s going to happen in a game, detailing how things are going to play out, takes some thought, imagination and guts. And it actually provides some insight into what’s going to transpire on Sunday and Monday...
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Vikings running back Adrian Peterson admits he will never use a “Switch” again

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson talked to Tom Pelissero of USA Today and admitted he was wrong to use the switch to hit his child. He seemed pretty remorseful in this interview. What do you think? “I won’t ever use a switch again,” Peterson said. “There’s different situations where a child needs to be […] The post Vikings running back Adrian Peterson admits...
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Adrian Peterson: ‘I won’t ever use a switch again’

            Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports Following the NFL’s decision to suspend Adrian Peterson for at least the rest of the 2014 season, the Minnesota Vikings running back spoke with USA Today‘s Tom Pelissero in an attempt to repair his tarnished public image. Peterson told Pelissero during the “more than 90-minute” interview that he is...
Via Sports-Glory
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Peterson speaks out, doesn't want to be compared to Ray Rice

Outside of the random social media post, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been somewhat quiet since the entire child abuse scandal broke during the summer. And for good reason. Peterson has been on the receiving end of a storm of negativity from the media. He has also been dealing with the legalities that come with being charged with child abuse. That changed...
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Norv Turner: Jerick McKinnon is “’Vikings RB”

Ben Tate’s arrival wasn’t major cause for concern anyway. The Vikings claimed running back Ben Tate off waivers on Wednesday, but offensive coordinator Norv Turner said Thursday that his arrival was not going to result in a change of their depth chart. “We’re excited about Jerick and what he’s done and I see him as our running back,” Turner said, via the Pioneer Press...
Via BlackSportsOnline
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RB Ben Tate finds a new home in Minnesota

One day after beling released by the Cleveland Browns, running back Ben Tate was claimed off waivers by the Minnesota Vikings, the very same day the Vikings learned Adrian Peterson won't be walking through that door any time soon. Tate, who wasn't a happy camper in Cleveland about losing carries to two rookies, Isaiah Crowell and Terrance West, will get some burn in Minnesota...
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Vikings claim Ben Tate off waivers

            The Minnesota Vikings have claimed former Cleveland Browns running back Ben Tate off waivers, reports ESPN’s Field Yates. Source: the Vikings have claimed RB Ben Tate. — Field Yates (@FieldYates) November 19, 2014   Tate will join Matt Asiata and Jerick McKinnon in the Vikings backfield.  Minnesota will have to pay Tate his $352...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Where will Adrian Peterson play in 2015?

The Adrian Peterson saga returned to the national spotlight with the NFL announcing early Tuesday that the Minnesota Vikings’ All-Pro running...
Via Athlon Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Adrian Peterson suspended for remainder of season, will appeal

The NFL announced on Tuesday that Adrian Peterson has been suspended without pay for at least the remainder of the 2014 season. He will not be considered for reinstatement before April 15, 2015. Peterson has three days to appeal the decision, and he reportedly plans to do so. In a letter to Peterson, NFL commissioner...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
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Chris Pratt has harsh words for Adrian Peterson

The outrage surrounding Adrian Peterson has cooled down, but it may be reheated thanks to the opinion of actor Chris Pratt. Pratt was profiled by GQ for its Men of the Year issue and had plenty to share with writer Drew Magary. Magary decided to turn the cover story into a 41 awesome things about...Read More
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PJD’s Week 11 Recap: Vikings Football Returned Unfortunately

In week 10 of the NFL season, the Minnesota Vikings had a bye week. That means, they didn’t play that week. You know what I did? I woke up early, was outside by like 10:00 AM, did a bunch of yard work, cleaning out my gutters for the impending snow storm that hit, raked a bunch of leaves, tossed out the Halloween pumpkins, then sat down to a nice lunch at like 12:45 PM, uninterrupted...
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Mike Zimmer rips Soldier Field for clock malfunctions (video)

The Minnesota Vikings fell to 4-6 and essentially eliminated themselves from postseason contention in losing to the Chicago Bears, 21-13. The Vikings defense put together a poor showing, giving up 468 total yards and allowing their opposition to convert on 10 of 17 third downs. But head coach Mike Zimmer instead focused on ripping Soldier Field and its malfunctioning game clocks...
Via The Sports Daily
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Vikings Injury Report: Kyle Rudolph, Jerick McKinnon, Chase Ford

The Minnesota Vikings are very healthy coming off their Week 10 bye, with only five players even listed on their Friday injury report. Ahead of Sunday's game on the road against the Chicago Bears, here's a look at the Vikings' injury report for Week 11.  #454860358 / gettyimages.comTight end Kyle Rudolph (abdomen/groin) is listed as probable after practicing fully on...
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Video: Randy Moss does great Dennis Green impression

Former Minnesota Vikings WR Randy Moss was featured in an episode of ESPN's "30 for 30" documentary series on Tuesday night. The most recent episode of the critically-acclaimed series was titled "Rand University". In it, Moss spoke about his upbringing in West Virginia, where he had to deal with issues—especially racism—on and off the field. But most...
Via The Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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