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Three Ups And Downs For The Minnesota Vikings Through Week Six

The Minnesota Vikings have been a pleasant surprise in the NFL this season. Their 4-2 record put them a half game behind the Chicago Bears and one game ahead of the Green Bay Packers. The Vikings have a lot of things going for them while several other things could be improved.

10/17/2012

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Missed Opportunities Doom Minnesota Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings dominated the first quarter and had the first three scoring drives of the game. However, it could not convert those into touchdowns. The Washington Redskins took over in the second quarter and never looked back.

10/15/2012

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Minnesota Vikings Facing Different Type Of Quarterback In RG3

The Minnesota Vikings may face a different quarterback and offense in Robert Griffin III and the Washington Redskins than it has all season long. The Redskins utilize Griffin’s running ability by using an option scheme. Griffin’s rushing total on the season is just 58 yards less than the other five starting quarterbacks the Viking have faced this season combined.

10/11/2012

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Injuries Are Starting To Mount For The Minnesota Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings have been fortunate to avoid any major injuries. Linebacker Erin Henderson has missed two games with a concussion, but he is expected back soon. Safety Mistral Raymond injured his ankle and may be a couple weeks away from returning. The Vikings have however suffered several other day-to-day minor injuries.

10/06/2012

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Christian Ponder Finds His Way Onto The Minnesota Vikings Injury Report

The Minnesota Vikings begin divisional play, fresh off an upset of the San Francisco 49ers, with several impact starters on the injury list. Jared Allen, Christian Ponder and Kyle Rudolph have found their way on the report for the first time this season. Erin Henderson and Mistral Raymond are dealing with the first significant injuries of the season for the Vikings.

09/29/2012

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Minnesota Vikings Leave Adrian Peterson Off The Injury Report

The Minnesota Vikings still have plenty of question marks with injuries, but it no longer has to worry about running back Adrian Peterson. The veteran was left off the injury report, but a pair of starters were added this week.

09/21/2012

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Three Ups And Three Downs For The Minnesota Vikings Through Two Games

The Minnesota Vikings were not expected to win very many games this season, but they have still played surprisingly well in some aspects while underachieving in others. Rookie kicker Blair Walsh, the two-minute offense and running back Adrian Peterson are pleasant surprises while the pass rush, two-minute defense and downfield passing attack are disappointments.

09/19/2012

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Charlie Johnson Is A Versatile, Athletic Offensive Lineman For The Minnesota Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings signed Charlie Johnson, a former tight end recruit out of high school, to provide depth and experience on its offensive line in 2011. He is the oldest starting offensive lineman and only one reserve is older.

09/18/2012

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Minnesota Vikings Fail In Chance To Take Sole Possession Of First Place

The Minnesota Vikings had an opportunity to be the only undefeated team in the division after two weeks. A last minute loss to the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium makes tied with all three other NFC North teams atop the division.

09/17/2012

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Colts’ Freeney, Collie Inactive Against Vikings

Indianapolis Colts outside linebacker Dwight Freeney, receiver Austin Collie and two offensive lines starters are inactive for Sunday’s home opener against Minnesota.

09/16/2012

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Minnesota Vikings Not Having Much Luck With Injuries In Prep For Colts

The Minnesota Vikings went through practice this week relatively healthy. Only center John Sullivan and cornerback Antoine Winfield missed a full practice this week. The three players that were forced out of the opener due to injury got back on the practice field this week.

09/14/2012

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Minnesota Vikings Have Great Opportunity To Remain Undefeated

The Minnesota Vikings hit the road for the first time in 2012. It is set to battle the NFL’s worst team last season, the Indianapolis Colts, at Lucas Oil Stadium with the chance to improve to 2-0.

09/14/2012

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Minnesota Vikings Getting Healthy As It Prepares For the Indianapolis Colts

The Minnesota Vikings reported no significant injuries and that the players forced out of last week’s game returned to practice this week. Injuries will play a factor in Sunday’s game against the Indianapolis Colts. Minnesota kicker Blair Walsh earned NFC Special Teams Player of the Week honors for his performance against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

09/13/2012

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Most Anticipated Games Of The 2012 NFL Season

Football is back, and not a moment too soon. Here are the five must-watch match-ups for the upcoming 2012 NFL season.

08/20/2012

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Colts’ Owner Tweets He’s In Favre’s Hometown

Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay posted on his Twitter account Sunday that he was in Brett Favre’s hometown, but the quarterback’s agent says he has not heard of any interest from the Colts.

08/21/2011

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