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Bridgewater Perfect For Vikings, Romo Solid For Cowboys

Tony Romo threw two touchdown passes even as Dez Bryant again sat out for the Dallas Cowboys, who lost 28-14 to the Minnesota Vikings on Saturday night.

08/29/2015

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Vikings Travel To Texas, Adrian Peterson Waits To Play

Minnesota’s Adrian Peterson will be on the sideline when the Vikings play in Dallas this weekend. Peterson grew up rooting for the Cowboys as a kid in East Texas. But the team is being cautious with the franchise running back.

08/28/2015

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Soft-Spoken Teddy Bridgewater Blossoms For Vikings

An easy smile, slender build and soft, self-effacing voice. They seem to bely Teddy Bridgewater’s status with the Minnesota Vikings.

08/27/2015

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Subcontractor In Fatal Stadium Accident Has Past Safety Citations

Records show a subcontractor involved in a fatal accident at the Minnesota Viking stadium construction site has received numerous citations for violating safety standards at its worksites.

08/27/2015

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Son Of Vikings GM Blossoms On Football Field

While Minnesota Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman was at work at TCF Bank Stadium last week with his team, his son JD was helping defending state champion Eden Prairie High School beat Totino-Grace — and he hardly missed a play. “[I] had our game in one ear and his game in the other ear on the radio, and then had it streamed on my computer,” Rick Spielman said.

08/26/2015

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Construction Worker Dead After Fall From Vikings Stadium

All construction work on the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis has been stopped after a construction worker fell from the roof and died Wednesday morning.

08/26/2015

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NFL, Union Still In Dispute Over Peterson Suspension

The NFL Players Association remains at odds with the league regarding Adrian Peterson’s suspension, despite the resumption of the running back’s career with the Minnesota Vikings more than two months ago.

08/26/2015

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For Vikings Lineman, Hurricane Katrina Remains A Vivid Memory

As Saturday approaches, marking the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina’s landfall in and around New Orleans, Isame Faciane’s memories of what happened that day are still vivid, and continue to impact him a decade later.

08/25/2015

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Vikings Center Sullivan Still Out With Back Injury

Minnesota Vikings center John Sullivan has been dealing with a back injury for the past week. Coach Mike Zimmer says the team is “just being cautious with him.”

08/25/2015

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Griffen Looking To Be A Leader, Playmaker On Vikings Defense

Last year, Everson Griffen got a new contract with the Vikings, giving him a starting spot on the team with the departure of linebacker Jared Allen.

08/25/2015

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Released Longsnapper Thanks Vikings, Fans For 11 Years

The Vikings named Kevin McDermott their longsnapper on Monday and released Cullen Loeffler. It’s not often a roster move announcement — much less one involving the longsnapper — includes a statement of appreciation from the general manager.

08/24/2015

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Vikings Kicker Blair Walsh Struggling In Preseason

Blair Walsh’s new contract with the Minnesota Vikings hasn’t helped the kicker iron out the inconsistencies that started to plague him last season. After going 0 for 3 on field goals against Oakland on Saturday, Walsh is 2 for 6 in the preseason.

08/24/2015

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Vikings Release Longtime Long Snapper Cullen Loeffler

The Minnesota Vikings announced Monday morning the release of long-time long snapper Cullen Loeffler.

08/24/2015

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Vikings Rally After Storm Delay, Top Raiders 20-12

harles Johnson and Chase Ford each caught touchdown passes in the second quarter for the Minnesota Vikings, who came back from an hour-plus weather delay to defeat the Oakland Raiders 20-12 on Saturday.

08/22/2015

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Vikings Preseason Game Briefly Evacuated Due To Severe Weather

Minnesota Vikings officials ordered TCF Bank Stadium evacuated due to severe weather during Saturday’s evening preseason game against the Oakland Raiders.

08/22/2015

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Outdoor Sporting Events Brace For Severe Weather

Fans heading to the Minnesota Vikings preseason game at TCF Bank Stadium are being urged to prepare for stormy weather. The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch Saturday afternoon for many Minnesota counties — including Hennepin — until 11 p.m.

08/22/2015

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New Vikes Stadium Featured In ‘Madden 16’

Fans will not be able to see a Minnesota Vikings game played at U.S. Bank Stadium for about another year — unless they play video games. The future home of the Vikings is featured in the new “Madden 16.”

08/21/2015

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Vikings To Buy Eagan Site For Possible HQ, Training Facility

The Minnesota Vikings, already bound for a glitzy new stadium, could have another move in store. The football team’s ownership announced Friday the signing of a purchase agreement for an Eagan property that could become its headquarters and training facility.

08/21/2015

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Vikings’ Exum Hopes To Step Up His Safety Game

It feels like the Minnesota Vikings’ coaches are just waiting for someone to unseat Robert Blanton, who started 13 games last season largely because they felt he was the best of some not-great options. If they are waiting to be wowed, maybe Antone Exum Jr. just needs another game.

08/20/2015

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Christian Ponder Expects Boos In His Return To Minnesota

Christian Ponder is under no illusions about what kind of reaction he’ll get when he returns to Minnesota. Ponder even joked that he might even respond to the expected harsh treatment with a bow when he takes on the Vikings in an exhibition game for the Oakland Raiders on Friday night.

08/20/2015

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Another Offensive Lineman Out For Vikings With Pectoral Tear

When Carter Bykowski went down with a torn pectoral muscle this week, it not only depleted the Minnesota Vikings’ depth on the offensive line. It also underscored a problem the Vikings have been trying to diagnose since earlier this summer.

08/20/2015

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Can Adrian Peterson Lead The NFL In Rushing?

The Bovada sports book released its odds for an NFL passing leader, a rushing leader and a receiving leader on Tuesday. The Vikings were represented on two of these lists. It might be a surprise what list they are not on.

08/20/2015

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Vikings DT Shamar Stephen Has Knee Scoped

The Minnesota Vikings are missing a couple of key backups to injuries.

08/19/2015

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7 Takeaways From the Vikings 2nd Preseason Game

If nothing else, Vikings coach Mike Zimmer has one thing going for him right now: He’s a career 6-0 in preseason games. Minnesota beat Tampa Bay 26-16 Saturday night in the Vikings’ first of two preseason games at TCF Bank Stadium. There are still three more preseason games left and plenty can change in the next month, but here are seven takeaways from Saturday’s preseason victory.

08/19/2015

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Former Northwestern QB Battling For Vikings 3rd String Job

One player who played well on turf in Minnesota is Mike Kafka.The former Northwestern quarterback is battling for the third-team quarterback spot, remembering a day from his past when he came to town and dominated a Saturday afternoon at the Metrodome.

08/18/2015

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Stadium Construction Progress: 1 Year Left

The U.S. Bank Stadium in downtown Minneapolis has one year remaining on construction, and is roughly 65 percent finished. See pictures of the progress here!

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Puppy Bowl XI Starting Lineup

Forget the Patriots, ignore the Seahawks. The REAL competition this year is between Drew Carey, Pepper, Faulkner and the rest of the starting lineup for Puppy Bowl XI. See them all here!

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Final NFL Power Rankings

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Vikings Wrap Up Season, Beat Bears 13-9

Check out images from the Vikings’ win over the Bears Sunday.

Minnesota Vikings v Miami Dolphins

Dolphins Rally Over Vikings 37-35

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23. Carolina Panthers (5-8-1)

NFL Power Rankings: Week 16

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