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Vikings Place Loadholt On IR, Sign OT Stephen Goodin

The Vikings have placed right tackle Phil Loadholt on injured reserve, ending his season with a torn left Achilles tendon. The move was made Tuesday, when the Vikings signed offensive tackle Stephen Goodin to fill Loadholt’s roster spot.

08/18/2015

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First Seats Installed At Minnesota Vikings’ New Stadium

Some lucky fans got to be the first to sit in the new seats at U.S. Bank Stadium following their installation.

08/18/2015

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Oldest Viking Playing Position Usually Staffed By The Young

Terence Newman is the oldest player on the Vikings roster, at a position usually reserved for the young.

08/17/2015

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - DECEMBER 05: Phil Loadholt #71 of the Minnesota Vikings on the sideline against the Buffalo Bills at the Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome on December 5, 2010 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Vikings’ Phil Loadholt Done For Year With Achilles Tear

When Phil Loadholt limped off the field in the first quarter on Saturday night, Minnesota Vikings fans started going through all the lists of available free agents and trades their team could make to fill the 6-foot-8, 345-pound hole at right tackle created by his injury.

08/17/2015

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Winston Has Wobbly Debut; Vikings Beat Bucs 26-16

Jameis Winston produced mixed results at best in his first NFL action for Tampa Bay, while Teddy Bridgewater had Minnesota’s passing attack in prime form to spark the Vikings in a 26-16 exhibition victory over the Buccaneers on Saturday night.

08/15/2015

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Vikings Lose Loadholt; Achilles Tendon Likely Torn

Minnesota Vikings right tackle Phil Loadholt has a significant injury to his lower left leg. Loadholt limped off the field after the second play from scrimmage for the Vikings on Saturday night in their exhibition game against Tampa Bay.

08/15/2015

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Irritated Coach Zimmer Cuts Vikings Practice Short

Adrian Peterson did not practice again on Thursday because of a bruised thigh. To hear coach Mike Zimmer describe his team’s final practice of training camp in Mankato, none of his other players did, either. An angry Zimmer cut practice short on Thursday morning.

08/13/2015

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Vikings Coach Mike Zimmer Mourns Loss Of Father, Bill

Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer has often spoke glowingly about his father, Bill, and the influence the beloved old football coach had on his son choosing to walk the same path.

08/12/2015

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MyCole Pruitt Making Plays To Keep His NFL Dream Alive

One of the interesting highlights to an NFL training camp: The new guys, the ones you have not heard of making a splash. For the Vikings this week, it’s tight end MyCole Pruitt. He got his chance to play early, to prove when given an opportunity he can make a play.

08/12/2015

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Vikings Hosting Training Camp In Mankato For 3 More Years

The Minnesota Vikings announced Wednesday they’ve reached an agreement on a three-year extension with Minnesota State University, Mankato, to continue holding training camp there.

08/12/2015

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5 Takeaways From The Vikings First Preseason Game

The Minnesota Vikings kicked off their preseason schedule Sunday night with the Hall of Fame Game in Canton, Ohio, against the Pittsburgh Steelers. While it was a positive that the Vikings came away with a 14-3 victory, there was one thing that stood above all others: There were no reports of major injuries after the game.

08/12/2015

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Peterson Banged Up, But Teammate Says It’s Not Serious

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been banged up a bit in practice. Peterson was tangled up with other players Tuesday during an inside running drill at training camp, falling to the ground while appearing to hurt his leg.

08/11/2015

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Vikings Are No. 1 For Player Arrests

The Minnesota Vikings are topping a list they probably wish they weren’t on. When it comes to the number of players arrested over the past five years, Vikings players came out on top.

08/11/2015

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Mayor Of St. Paul Hoping To Land Soccer Stadium

Back in March it was announced that Major League Soccer would be coming to Minnesota. Just a few months later, however, that plan could be in jeopardy with a stadium site yet to be decided. Now, St. Paul Mayor Chris Coleman is hoping to sway the league east of the Mississippi River.

08/11/2015

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Bovada Gives Adrian Peterson 12/1 Odds To Win NFL MVP

Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has some of the best odds to win the NFL MVP award in 2015, at least according to the Bovada sports book. The Las Vegas sports book released its NFL MVP odds Tuesday morning with about a month to go before the start of the regular season.

08/11/2015

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Meet The Man Who Coaches The Vikings Running Backs

Kirby Wilson remembers every running back he’s ever worked with. He keeps a list. It now has 107 names on it. In an 18-year NFL coaching career spent entirely coaching running backs, Wilson has had some good ones.

08/09/2015

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Vikings Top Steelers 14-3 In Hall Of Fame Game

Backup quarterback Mike Kafka threw a touchdown pass and running back Joe Banyard ran for another score to help the Minnesota Vikings beat the Pittsburgh Steelers 14-3 on Sunday night in the Hall of Fame game.

08/09/2015

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Tingelhoff Joins Teammate Tarkenton In Hall Of Fame

Mick Tingelhoff spent most of his 17-year career snapping the ball to Fran Tarkenton. On Saturday night, Tarkenton returned the favor. The Hall of Fame quarterback presented Tingelhoff for induction as a member of the Class of 2015.

08/08/2015

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Vikings’ Guard Brandon Fusco Embraces New Role

It might be the least glamorous position switch in all of football: Moving from right guard, to left guard. That’s what the Vikings asked Brandon Fusco to earlier this summer, and he’s embracing his new role.

08/08/2015

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Loeffler Fighting For Spot As Vikings’ Long Snapper At Training Camp

Training camp isn’t usually such a tough place for competition among the special teams, but Cullen Loeffler says he understands and accepts the challenge.

08/08/2015

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Backups To See Plenty Of Action In Hall Of Fame Game

The bold-faced names will wear baseball caps and not helmets on Sunday night during the annual Hall of Fame game.

08/08/2015

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First Operable Door Delivered To U.S. Bank Stadium

The first operable door was delivered to the new Vikings stadium Friday morning. The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority said that the largest of the stadium’s five operable doors was delivered at 7 a.m.

08/07/2015

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Loeffler Still Snapping Away At 34

Cullen Loeffler never dreamed he’d still be snapping a football when he was 34. When he started, Loeffler thought it might derail his dream of playing professional football, but he sees now that coaches usually know best.

08/07/2015

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Prosecutor Slams Judge For Ending Peterson’s Probation Early

A Texas prosecutor has criticized the judge who cut short the probation of Minnesota Viking Adrian Peterson in a child abuse case.

08/07/2015

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MSFA, Mortenson In Dispute Of Millions In Vikings Stadium Costs

The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority and Mortenson Company will be going to mediation over millions of dollars in stadium construction costs. A statement released by the MSFA says they were notified by the company that a formal application was submitted to engage in mediation over disputed costs related to new Vikings stadium project.

08/06/2015

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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

It’s tough to keep up with all the action in NFL. Here’s your final power rankings of the season.

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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

View images of the Dolphins’ win over the Vikings Sunday.

23. Carolina Panthers (5-8-1)

NFL Power Rankings: Week 16

It’s tough to keep up with all the action in NFL. Here’s your power rankings heading into Week 16.

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