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MIAMI GARDENS, FL - JANUARY 07: Manti Te'o #5 of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish tries to make a play on the ball against the Alabama Crimson Tide during the 2013 Discover BCS National Championship game at Sun Life Stadium on January 7, 2013 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Rookie Linebacker Manti Te’o Hopes To Jump Start A Dull Chargers Defense

Finally in the NFL, Manti Te’o is looking to give football fans everywhere reasons to forget about his fake girlfriend scandal. His performance with the San Diego Chargers may be just the thing to jolt his name back to football relevance.

08/26/2013

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For Vikings’ ‘Bubble’ Players, Great Special Teams Play Crucial

With so many Minnesota Vikings players on the bubble, it’s not head coach Leslie Frazier they need to impress most to make the team. It’s also not the offensive or defensive coordinator — or even the guy that coaches the position they play. It’s special teams coach Mike Priefer.

08/22/2013

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Vikings Bring Back Linebacker Stanford Keglar

The Minnesota Vikings have signed linebacker Stanford Keglar, starting his second stint with the team this summer. To make room on the 90-man roster Tuesday, the Vikings waived linebacker Nathan Williams.

08/06/2013

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Desmond Bishop: ‘I Never Thought I’d Look So Good In Purple’

The first week of training camp is an adjustment for everybody, leaving that offseason mindset behind and focusing entirely on football. For the new guys on the team, that adjustment is even bigger. But two days in to training camp, Packer linebacker Desmond Bishop feels like he’s off to a good start. “It feels good. I never thought I’d look so good in purple,” Bishop said. “I think I look pretty handsome.”

07/28/2013

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Vikings LB Bishop ‘A Kid In A Candy Store’ At Camp

Desmond Bishop’s first practice with the Minnesota Vikings was also his first in almost a year. The recently signed linebacker missed last season with Green Bay because of a torn right hamstring, an injury he suffered in an exhibition game. The Packers cut him last month, and he joined the rival Vikings soon after.

07/27/2013

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Vikings Announce Signing Of LB Desmond Bishop

The Minnesota Vikings announced Thursday they’ve signed free agent linebacker Desmond Bishop, who previously played for the Green Bay Packers. Bishop started 30 games between the 2010 and 2011 seasons, including Super Bowl XLV.

06/27/2013

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Reports: Vikings Sign Fmr. Packer LB Bishop

The Minnesota Vikings have reportedly signed former Green Bay Packers linebacker Desmond Bishop to a one-year deal.

06/24/2013

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Vikings’ Greenway To Have Minor Knee Surgery

Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway has been scheduled for arthroscopic knee surgery to address joint pain.

06/11/2013

Cory Svihla, a Bethel graduate from Foley, Minn., enjoyed every minute of Vikings Rookie Mini-Camp last weekend. (credit: Vikings.com)

Beyond Bounds: ‘Getting Invited To Vikings Camp Was A Dream’

For Cory Svihla, donning horns on his helmet and hustling through drills at Winter Park last week alongside the Vikings’ coveted draft picks made the last two years of grinding it out completely worth it.

05/09/2013

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Vikings Draft LB, Punter On NFL Draft Day 3

The Minnesota Vikings have selected Penn State linebacker Gerald Hodges with the 120th overall selection in the fourth round.

04/27/2013

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Vikings’ Chad Greenway Selected To 2nd Pro Bowl

Chad Greenway didn’t get snubbed from the NFC Pro Bowl after all.

01/10/2013

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Vikes Counting On Brinkley To Take Over In Middle

The Minnesota Vikings need a new man in the middle.

08/02/2012

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E.J. Henderson Looking For Work, Still Giving Back

One player that has held a spot for the Vikings the past nine seasons is looking for work.

07/24/2012

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‘U’ Football Player Gary Tinsley Found Dead In Dorm

The body of a University of Minnesota football player was found in a dorm room Friday morning, according to U officials. The body of linebacker Gary Tinsley was found in Roy Wilkins Hall.

04/06/2012

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Vikings Re-Sign Erin Henderson, Sign Bowman

The Minnesota Vikings have re-signed linebacker Erin Henderson to a one-year deal and signed former Chicago Bears cornerback Zack Bowman to a one-year contract.

03/27/2012

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