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Vikings Rookie Barr To Have Minor Knee Surgery

Minnesota Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr will have minor surgery on his knee to address an injury that has kept him out of the last two games.

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Vikings Give Greenway Award For Community Service

Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway has been selected for the team’s Community Man of the Year award. The Vikings made the announcement Tuesday, citing Greenway’s volunteer work with several local organizations.

12/16/2014

Detroit Lions v Minnesota Vikings

Lions’ Waddle Carted Off With Knee Injury

Detroit Lions linebacker Ashlee Palmer has left Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Vikings with a quadriceps injury.

12/14/2014

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Vikings’ Rookie Anthony Barr Named NFC Defensive Player Of The Week

The Minnesota Vikings’ 22-year-old first round draft pick has been named the NFC Defensive Player of the Week after his game-winning performance Sunday. Rookie linebacker Anthony Barr recorded eight tackles, a sack, one pass defended, one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and a fumble return touchdown for the overtime win against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

10/29/2014

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Greenway Out For Vikings; Douglas Down For Falcons

Linebacker Chad Greenway’s streak of 115 straight games played for the Minnesota Vikings has ended.

09/28/2014

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Fmr. Viking E.J. Henderson Named Team’s Youth Football Manager

The Minnesota Vikings announced Wednesday that former Pro Bowl linebacker E.J. Henderson has been named the team’s Youth Football Manager.

08/13/2014

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Going 1-On-1 With Top Vikings Pick Anthony Barr

Two years ago, Anthony Barr was playing offense and not getting much playing time at UCLA. With a new coach and a switch to defense, he became a first-round draft choice for the Minnesota Vikings.

05/12/2014

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Vikings Draft Barr At 9, Bridgewater At 32

The Minnesota Vikings have selected UCLA linebacker Anthony Barr with the ninth overall pick of the NFL draft. The Vikings traded down one spot with Cleveland, picking up a fifth-round pick to do it.

05/08/2014

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Minn. Vikings Nab DT Joseph, Bring Back LB Brinkley

The Minnesota Vikings now have a new run-stopping defensive tackle to pair alongside last year’s first-round pick.

03/12/2014

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Vikings Sign Former Gopher LB

The Minnesota Vikings are bringing in a former Golden Gophers linebacker. On Tuesday afternoon, the team announced the signing of Simoni Lawrence, who was signed by the St. Louis Rams as an undrafted free agent in 2010.

02/11/2014

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Vikings Release LB Erin Henderson

The Minnesota Vikings have released linebacker Erin Henderson, who was recently arrested twice on suspicion of drunken driving. The Vikings announced Henderson’s release Friday. Henderson had one season left on his contract with a $1.95 million salary. Henderson’s latest arrest was Jan. 1 after he crashed his sport utility vehicle in Chanhassen.

02/07/2014

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Vikings LB Erin Henderson Suing State After DWI Arrest

Minnesota Vikings linebacker Erin Henderson is suing the state after a Nov. 19 DWI arrest, saying police didn’t have probable cause to stop him.

11/27/2013

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Vikings LB Bishop Out For Year With Torn Right ACL

Minnesota Vikings linebacker Desmond Bishop’s season has ended because of a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee.

10/14/2013

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Beyond Bounds: 7 Reasons Why UST Harry Pitera’s Always Smirking

Why’s Harry Pitera always got a grin on his face? Probably because the two-time All-MIAC outside linebacker has his No. 2-ranked Tommies off to a 2-0 start. Maybe it’s knowing that 10,000-plus fans will be on hand to watch his senior class aim to cap their careers having never lost to arch-rival St. John’s, former MIAC immortal and national powerhouse.

09/20/2013

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Minn. Football Player, 16, Recovering After Severe Brain Injury

Parents of a 16-year-old football player from the west metro say they’re thankful their son is alive. Luke Nelson, a linebacker for Dassel-Cokato High School, suffered a severe head injury during their Friday night game against Orono. He’s now in serious condition at HCMC after having emergency brain surgery.

09/08/2013

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