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WR Charles Johnson sees similarities between Bridgewater and Rodgers

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Charles Johnson has an interesting observation after catching passes from a divisional rival QB and the team's current signal caller Teddy Bridgewater. Johnson was drafted by Green Bay in 2013 and spent time working with the big-time quarterback before moving on to Minnesota, where he emerged late in the season with 31 catches and three touchdowns...
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7 hours ago  |  Discuss

If He Succeeds, How Long Will Zimmer Coach in Minnesota?

The 2015 NFL season is one for which the Minnesota Vikings are hoping to start something special. Leading the way for the Vikings on their potential road to success is head coach Mike Zimmer.Zimmer enters his second season as Minnesota's head coach with a team that increasingly reflects the way in which he approaches the sport. In are the players that are willing to do whatever is...
Via Pro Football Spot
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rookie Eric Kendricks primed to start at middle linebacker in his first season

The Minnesota Vikings selected middle linebacker Eric Kendricks with the No. 45 overall pick in the 2015 NFL draft with the intention of him contributing earlier than later, and Kendricks (6'0, 232), who was the 2014 Butkus Award winner as college football's best is already being prepped for a major role on the team's defense. He's expected to start at MLB for the defense between...
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19 hours 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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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Can Adrian Peterson have a bounce back year?

This past year had to be one of the most frustrating that Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson had ever faced.  His season was cut short when it came out that he had taken punishing his child a little too far and soon everyone was debating how someone could discipline their child and how Peterson should be punished. There is no doubt that Peterson went too far, but...
Via EndZoneScore
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Thursday web roundup: Minnesota Vikings

Waynes became fond of tackling as a boy Minnesota Vikings rookie Trae Waynes runs during OTAs at the Vikings practice facility in Eden Prairie last month. Waynes started football as a running back ... Minnesota Vikings Rumors: S Bernard Pollard Is Not a Clear Upgrade With an open roster spot at the conclusion of offseason work, the Minnesota Vikings may look to add someone...
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1 day 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...
Via DraftSeason
2 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...
Via Fox Sports North
3 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
3 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....
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

3 bold predictions for Minnesota Vikings offense in 2015

The Minnesota Vikings have their best-looking offense since the Brett Favre days, which haven’t been around since 2010. With new faces, and the return of Adrian Peterson, this could be the best Vikings era since the Randy Moss-Chris Carter times. With that in mind, let’s review three bold predictions for their offense next season.   You may also be interested in: 3 best Green...
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3 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
4 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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Anti-Gay Twitter-Tirade Could be Josh Robinson’s Last Moment of Fame with Minnesota Vikings

Cornerback Josh Robinson #21 of the Minnesota Vikings. (Mandatory Credit: Bruce Kluckhohn/USA TODAY Sports) Minnesota Vikings cornerback Josh Robinson had some very unflattering and downright ignorant words to say on Friday, after the Supreme Court ruling that legalized same-sex marriage in the United States. Robinson took to Twitter to voice his opinion, where he made a comparison...
Via The Sports Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Predicting 3 possible Minnesota Vikings award winners

The Minnesota Vikings are locked and loaded for a run to the playoffs in 2015, and expectations haven’t been this high since (gulp: 2010, in Brett Favre’s final year with the team after taking them to the NFC Championship game the year before.) Minny is blessed with plenty of young talent and coaching experience which could be a big factor if this team is able to return to the...
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4 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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5 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
7 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
8 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...
Via DraftSeason
15 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
17 days ago  |  Discuss
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