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Wednesday web roundup: Minnesota Vikings

Turner: Vikings are in good shape with quarterback corps > Position preview: Defensive line > Top plays of 2013: Two guys, one sack > Vikings tickets up 27.7% since last season in 1st year outside of Metrodome >  Christian Ponder names baby girl after Florida State coach Billy Bowden >  Teddy Bridgewater doesn't 'feel comfortable' discussing...
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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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Adrian Peterson apparently joins newlywed game

Turns out there's a Mrs. Adrian Peterson. The star Vikings running back showed up at the annual Starkey Hearing Foundation Gala on Sunday with a ring on his finger and the former Ashley Brown on his arm. The woman's Twitter profile now lists her name as Ashley Peterson (@MsAshPeterson), and she describes herself as "Wife. Mother. God 1st." The couple already had...
Via Fox Sports North
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Twitter activity by Adrian Peterson’s gal indicates the couple recently got married

While no confirmation has been made by either the Minnesota Vikings or Adrian Peterson, some activity by his longtime girlfriend certainly appears to indicate that the two were recently married. Ashley Brown, who has been dating the Vikings running back for years and is the mother to Adrian Peterson, Jr., now refers to herself as […] The post Twitter activity by Adrian Peterson’s...
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Pro Football Zone
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Norv Turner: Teddy Bridgewater should have been drafted in the top-10

Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner told the Vikings official site that he believes Teddy Bridgewater should have been drafted in the top-10. “I think he probably should’ve gone in the first 10 picks,” Turner said, per NFL.com. “He probably should’ve gone at least in the first half of the first round, and then we’re sitting there with an opportunity to get him...
Via Pro Football Zone
1 day ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via The Sports Bank
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Final 2014 NFL Draft Board: How did the quarterback’s rank before the draft?

Final 2014 NFL Draft Board As we head into training camp it is time to look back at Inside the War Room’s 2014 NFL Draft Board to see where your team’s rookies ranked going into the NFL Draft. The number beside the players name indicates where they were drafted, and by what team they were […] The post Final 2014 NFL Draft Board: How did the quarterback’s rank before the draft...
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Teddy Bridgewater has been studying the Vikings playbook for 2 hours each morning

It sounds Vikings rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater has been working his tail off in preparation for the upcoming NFL season. Bridgewater spent the last few weeks training with Ken Mastrole and the Mastrole Passing Academy. Ken is a former pro QB. #vikings — Darren Wolfson (@DarrenWolfson) July 21, 2014 Bridgewater has been throwing in Florida, studying playbook for two hours...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Low Brow Sports
2 days ago  |  1 Comment

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...
Via cover32 - Vikings
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL teams that will make the playoff leap in 2014

Each NFL season there are always a few teams who take us fans by surprise and turn the corner. Here’s five NFL teams that will make the playoff leap in 2014. Minnesota Vikings: The Minnesota Vikings are one of the most exciting teams going into the 2014 season. We’ll have to see if Teddy Bridgewater can win the starting gig and replace Matt Cassel. If he can do so, we may have...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss
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