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Adrian Peterson: Turning 30 ‘Doesn’t Apply To Me’

Adrian Peterson is staring 30 years old right in the face, and he knows the stigma that number carries for NFL running backs.

06/19/2014

Adrian Peterson Presser

NFL’s Peterson To Address Food Allergy Conference

Two-time pro football Most Valuable Player Adrian Peterson will talk about his food allergies at the first FARE National Food Allergy Conference, which will be held outside Chicago.

06/19/2014

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QB Competition? Vikings Not Naming Starter Now

The Minnesota Vikings brought back veteran Matt Cassel back to be the bridge to the quarterback they were bound to draft this year, and they mapped out the future by trading into the end of the first round to pick Teddy Bridgewater. Retaining Cassel on a two-year contract has allowed the Vikings the opportunity to be patient with their latest project, but coach Mike Zimmer made clear this week.

06/18/2014

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Worse Draft Pick: Jonny Flynn Or Dimitrius Underwood?

This week, we ask which was the worse draft pick: Jonny Flynn in 2009 for the Timberwolves or Dimitrius Underwood for the Vikings in 1999?

06/18/2014

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Vikings Hope Speedy Rookie Also A Quick Study

Jerick McKinnon was the last of Minnesota’s 10 draft picks to sign his rookie contract. That’s about the only race he wouldn’t win. The Vikings selected McKinnon in the third round out of Georgia Southern, using a pick acquired from Seattle in the Percy Harvin trade the previous year.

06/17/2014

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Viking’s Rudolph Looks To Step Up Offensive Game

If you’re looking for a player to upgrade in Norv Turner’s offense, it might be a veteran on the cusp – Kyle Rudolph. “Well, the biggest thing normally when you come back for an offseason, you’re already familiar with, you know, your offense or your defense and you’re kinda just working on perfecting your craft out here on the practice field every day,” Rudolph said.

06/17/2014

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Vikings Hope Speedy Rookie Also A Quick Study

Jerick McKinnon was the last of Minnesota’s 10 draft picks to sign his rookie contract. That’s about the only race he wouldn’t win.

06/17/2014

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Seattle Finalizes Signing Of Fmr. Viking DT Kevin Williams

The Seattle Seahawks have finalized their signing of veteran defensive tackle Kevin Williams and added running back Demitrius Bronson to their roster ahead of this week’s minicamp.

06/16/2014

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Catching Up With Former Viking Jared Allen

Jared Allen made a name for himself in Minnesota by sacking quarterbacks and having a constant motor playing defensive end for the Vikings. Now, he’s starting a new path with a familiar rival in the Chicago Bears. But Allen’s passion for his project “Wounded Warriors” brought him back to Minneapolis last week.

06/16/2014

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Minnesota Vikings Working To Secure MLS Team

Soccer fans around the world are watching the World Cup in Brazil, and Vikings Vice President Lester Bagley says he hopes the enthusiasm will continue into August, when Minnesota will host the Guinness International Champions Cup.

06/15/2014

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Vikings’ New Running Back Takes Tips From Adrian Peterson

Minnesota Vikings fans know that Adrian Peterson is number one, but not that Toby Gerhart is gone – who is second in line to carry the ball? His  name is Jerick McKinnon, and he’s still making a transition to full time running back. In college he did a number of things, including throwing the ball as a quarterback at Georgia Southern University.

06/14/2014

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Vikings Sign Ex-Browns WR Josh Cooper

The Minnesota Vikings have signed wide receiver Josh Cooper. The move was made Friday. To make room for Cooper on the roster, wide receiver Lestar Jean was waived. Cooper spent the last two years with Cleveland after signing with the Browns as an undrafted free agent out of Oklahoma State.

06/13/2014

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Vikings Eye Expansion Of Pro Soccer In Minn.

Minnesota’s only professional soccer team — Minnesota United — is flying high. “We’re really excited to join the Lynx as a professional team in this market that’s out there winning championships,” said Minnesota United President Nick Rogers.

06/11/2014

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Vikings Sign Rookie RB McKinnon

The Minnesota Vikings have signed draft pick Jerick McKinnon to a contract. The Vikings signed McKinnon, a third-round running back from Georgia Southern, on Tuesday. He was the last player unsigned from the Vikings’ 2014 class.

06/10/2014

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Super Bowl Organizers On Defensive Over NFL Asks

A published report detailing perks the National Football League requests of cities bidding for the Super Bowl has organizers of the 2018 Minnesota game on the defensive. The Minnesota bid committee released a statement Monday saying it did not agree to every specification in a 154-page document drafted by the NFL.

06/09/2014

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Minnesota’s Super Bowl 2018 Bid

Minneapolis will host the 2018 Super Bowl after a vote by owners on Tuesday rewarded the city for getting a new stadium deal.

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Vikings Draft Picks 2014

The Vikings drafted UCLA linebacker Anthony Barr at No. 9, then traded back into the first round with Seattle at No. 32 to get Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater.

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NFL Week 17 Power Rankings

It’s tough to keep up with all the action in NFL. Here’s your recap for Week 17 in the NFL.

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Vikings Beat Lions In Final Game At The Dome

It wasn’t pretty but the Vikings managed a win over the Lions, 14-13, in the final game at the Metrodome.

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Farewell To The Dome: Metrodome Memories

From a Super Bowl to the World Series, countless Vikings highlights and plenty of Twins memories, here’s a look back on some of the great days at the Dome.

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NFL Week 16 Power Rankings

It’s tough to keep up with all the action in NFL. Here’s your recap for Week 16 in the NFL.

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NFL Week 15 Power Rankings

It’s tough to keep up with all the action in NFL. Here’s your recap for Week 15 in the NFL.

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