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Vikings, RB coach Kirby Wilson looking to open up Adrian Peterson as a dual-threat

Minnesota Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner likes to use a variety of run calls to the outside and utilizing his running backs in the passing game, and RB coach Kirby Wilson said when the regular season rolls around not to expect the old Adrian Peterson. During the offseason, the offensive staff started changing Peterson's profile, moving him around more and making...
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Teddy Bridgewater tosses touchdown in preseason finale

Teddy Bridgewater was 4-of-9 passing for 17 yards while adding a touchdown in the Minnesota Vikings preseason finale. The No. 32 overall pick finished the preseason with a fine line of 30-of-49 for 283 yards and a sparkling five touchdowns to no interceptions line. Matt Cassel was named the starter to open the season for the Vikings but the reality is that Bridgewater will see starts...
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The top 5 Minnesota Vikings themed fantasy football team names

Tonight the Minnesota Vikings will close out their pre-season schedule against the Tennessee Titans. That means the 2014 NFL season is so close that we can almost taste it. That almost means that it’s time to get your fantasy football team ready. I had my draft a couple weeks ago and can’t wait to get started. (Actually to tell you the truth I didn’t get anybody I wanted and...
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Report: Adrian Peterson Wants to Play for the Cowboys

Now this is some interesting information right here. According to a report by ESPN, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson placed a call to Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones back in June indicating that he wants to suit up for the Cowboys one day .  Wow. Jerry Jones confirms that Adrian Peterson called in June to say he wants to play for Cowboys 1 day. From @DVNJr: http:...
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Vikings Peterson is interested in playing for the Cowboys?

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson told Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones in a June telephone call he would like to play for the Cowboys at the end of his tenure with the Vikings, according to an “Outside the Lines” report. “Well, I understand, Adrian,” Jones told Peterson during the call. “I’d like that, too … Well, I love your […] The post Vikings...
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Jones: Adrian Peterson told me he'd like to play for the Cowboys

ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” is reporting that Vikings RB Adrian Peterson told Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones back in June that he would like to play for the Cowboys once his deal is up with Minnesota. “Well, I understand, Adrian,” Jones told Peterson during the call. “I’d like that, too … Well, I love your story. I love your daddy’s story. I’ve always respected...
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Vikings Injury Update : Anthony Barr, Linval Joseph

The Minnesota Vikings are having one hell of a preseason. Unfortunately, a perfect record doesn't always mean all the wheels are turning properly. Anthony Barr, Minnesota's ninth-overall draft pick, and Linval  Joseph, the Vikings new defensive anchor, have both sustained minor injuries that will keep them both out of the Viking's preseason finale.#453417376 / gettyimages...
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Vikings roll out massive '40 for 60' burger

The Minnesota Vikings will spend the next two seasons playing at TCF Bank Stadium, the home of the Minnesota Golden Gophers, as their new billion-dollar stadium gets built on the site of the razed Metrodome. While some things invariably had to be scaled back related to the traditional “NFL Gameday Experience” given the team will […] The post Vikings roll out ’40 for 60 Burger’...
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Vikings offense has Adrian Peterson excited; “The best offense I’ve Played In”

Norv Turner is in Minnesota and he is turning things up a bit.  One player that is super excited about the new offensive scheme is Adrian Peterson.  Peterson feels this is the best offense he has ever played in.  “This is going to be the best offense I’ve played in. This is the offense I’ve […] The post Vikings offense has Adrian Peterson excited; “The best offense I’ve...
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Photo of new Vikings stadium going up

Looks like they’re making some good progress with the Vikings new stadium. A look at the MN Vikings stadium progress, taken today @caplannfl — Matthew Schilken (@brandfixer) August 27, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Photo of new Vikings...
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Peterson: ‘I work with the mindset of being the best ever’

The Minnesota Vikings are heading into yet another season where running back Adrian Peterson is expected to be one of the top backs in the league. Peterson has powered Minnesota’s offense for seven years already, and has amassed 10,115 yards and 86 touchdowns on 2,033 carries. Needless to say, he has put up big numbers on a Vikings’ offense that hasn’t had a good quarterback...
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Minnesota Vikings: Final preseason game against the Titans

For most teams in the NFL, the fourth and final preseason game involves their starters playing very few snaps, even they even see the field. This shouldn’t be any different for the Minnesota Vikings when they travel to Tennessee to take on the Titans on Thursday at 7 PM CT. Most of the starters will probably watch from the sidelines, letting the 2nd and 3rd string players get most...
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Minnesota Vikings move down in Power Rankings, fall out of top-25 spot

We know what we’re going to know. With training camps complete, three preseason games – including the “dress rehearsal” – in the books and veterans on the shelf until the regular season opener, the data needed to evaluate every NFL team prior to the start of the 2014 campaign is in the books. Some look ready to go, while others have work to do. A few franchises have emerged...
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Predicting the Vikings 53 Man Roster | Version 2.0

With only 1 preseason game left and the first round of cuts in the books the roster is getting a tad clearer. Below is version 2 and the 2nd to last projection for the Vikings 53 man roster. First Round Vikings of Cuts: CB Derek Cox, S Mistral Raymond, T Pierce Burton, S Brandan Bishop, WR Kamar Jorden, WR Erik Lora, T Kevin Murphy, DT Kheeston Randall, DE Tyler Scott, DE Jake...
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Vikings Cut 13 Players Including CB Derek Cox

  Tom Pelissero of USA Today reports that the Vikings have begun to make their roster cuts and veteran CB Derek Cox is among them. Pelissero adds that S Mistral Raymond has been waived/injured and Other players cut include: G Pierce Burton, WR Kamar Jorden, WR Erik Lora, OT Kevin Murphy, WR Ty Walker, TE Kory Sperry, S Brandan Bishop, DT Kheeston Randall, DE Tyler Scott, DE...
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