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Vikings Rookie LB Barr Making Big Impression

The Minnesota Vikings have been singing Anthony Barr’s praises ever since they drafted him ninth overall last spring. The speedy linebacker has been living up to the expectations halfway through his rookie season. Barr has been one of the bright spots for an up-and-down team through the first eight games.

10/27/2014

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Team Grades: Vikings Earn Just Above Average Marks In Overtime Victory Against Buccaneers

The Minnesota Vikings scored first and last to defeat the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 19-13 in overtime Sunday at Raymond James Stadium. The Vikings offense was OK. They made plays when they needed to, even though it wasn’t very consistent. The defense was great through three quarters before falling apart in the fourth.

10/27/2014

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Vikings Blog: A Pair Of Rookies Lead Vikings To Victory

Last week in Buffalo, the Minnesota Vikings held onto a lead late in the fourth quarter before losing on the final play of the game. Thanks to a pair of rookies, history didn’t repeat itself today.

10/26/2014

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Barr Scores On Fumble Return, Vikings Win In OT

Anthony Barr forced a fumble on the first play of overtime and returned it 27 yards to score, giving the Minnesota Vikings a 19-13 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

10/26/2014

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Injury Report: Robinson Leaves Minnesota Vikings Practice, Sullivan Returns

The Minnesota Vikings were down a cornerback by the conclusion of practice on Thursday. Josh Robinson suffered an ankle injury and missed the remainder of practice. The team also learned that John Sullivan passed his concussion tests and practiced in a limited capacity. The team listed two players as non-participants, five as limited participants and four as full participants in Thursday’s practice. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have eight players listed on their injury report.

10/24/2014

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - DECEMBER 15: Head coach Leslie Frazier of the Minnesota Vikings watches from the sidelines against the Philadelphia Eagles on December 15, 2013 at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

Fmr. Vikings Coach Frazier Faces Old Team Sunday

The Minnesota Vikings’ bid for a win Sunday involves the past. Leslie Frazier was the head coach last year at this time. He is now the defensive coordinator for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. His return provides a mixture of memories and incentive. It’s not been great, but make no mistake — the Vikings defense has improved.

10/23/2014

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‘No Honor In Racism Rally’ Planned For Vikings-Redskins Game

A controversial football team is coming to town and not everyone is on board because of their name and mascot.
At a press conference Thursday, the National Coalition Against Racism in Sports and Media announced a rally, called “No Honor In Racism Rally,” which will be held during next week’s Vikings game.

10/23/2014

DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 05: Tight end Julius Thomas #80 of the Denver Broncos celebrates after scoring on quarterback Peyton Manning #18 of the Denver Broncos 500th career touchdown pass to take a 7-3 lead over the Arizona Cardinals at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on October 5, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. The Broncos defeated the Cardinals 41-20. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

WCCO This Morning NFL Picks: Week 8

It’s Week 8 in the NFL season. Which of our insiders will come out victorious this year? Who’s going to tank? Stay with us as we present our fearless picks.

10/23/2014

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Vikings C Sullivan Returns From Concussion

Minnesota Vikings center John Sullivan passed concussion testing and is expected to play Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Sullivan, the veteran leader of Minnesota’s struggling offensive line, left Sunday’s game at Buffalo in the first quarter. He missed Wednesday’s practice but returned on a limited basis Thursday.

10/23/2014

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Vikings Offense Vs. Buccaneers Defense: Who Wins?

It’s not likely to be pretty Sunday afternoon as the Minnesota Vikings head to Tampa Bay to face the Buccaneers. Though it’s not a match-up between division rivals, it is a must-win game for both teams if there’s going to be anything meaningful left in their seasons.

10/23/2014

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Judge Won’t Be Removed From Adrian Peterson Abuse Case

The judge hearing Adrian Peterson’s child abuse case will not be removed from the proceedings, following a recusal hearing Wednesday. Retired Tarrant County Judge Jeff Walker decided that Judge Kelly Case would not be recused from hearing the case.

10/22/2014

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Mpls. Council: City Doesn’t Have Authority To Ban ‘Redskins’ Name

After taking steps to ban the use of the Washington, D.C. football team’s name in an upcoming NFL match at TCF Bank Stadium, Minneapolis City Council members say they’ve been told they have no authority to do so.

10/22/2014

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Rookie McKinnon Making Progress With Vikings

Jerick McKinnon has had more than just the NFL and Minnesota’s offense to learn this year. The rookie was never really a true running back before, either.

10/22/2014

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Fourth-And-Twenty Play Sticks In The Minds Of The Minnesota Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings had a chance to clinch a victory over the Buffalo Bills Sunday at Ralph Wilson Stadium, but a fourth-and-20 conversion kept the game-winning drive alive. The Vikings were caught off guard by the quick pace of the 24-yard pass from Kyle Orton to Scott Chandler that converted the long fourth down and set up the game-winning score with one second remaining. During the game, the Vikings suffered a pair of injuries that forced the team to make changes on the offensive line.

10/22/2014

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Tale Of The Tape: Minnesota Vikings At Tampa Bay Buccaneers

The Vikings and their rookie quarterback Teddy Bridgewater thought they had done enough at Buffalo to come away with a Week Seven victory.

10/21/2014

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