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Another Camp, Another QB Competition For Vikings

Matt Cassel has started the Minnesota Vikings training camp as the starting quarterback. As coach Mike Zimmer said again Friday, prior to the first full practice, that does not mean Cassel will automatically keep the same status for the season opener.

07/25/2014

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Mike Zimmer’s Takeover Of Vikings Starts

After working for two decades in the NFL to fulfill his desire to become a head coach, Mike Zimmer has finally reached the real deal. Minnesota Vikings training camp starts Friday, and the season opener is a little more than six weeks away.

07/23/2014

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Top 6 Things To Watch For At Vikings Training Camp

It figures to be one of the most intriguing training camps for the Vikings in recent memory, with a lot of new faces and almost an entirely new coaching staff. Practices officially begin Friday, with the preseason beginning on Aug. 8 and the team’s first regular season home game at TCF Bank Stadium on Sept. 14 against the Patriots.

07/23/2014

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Change It Up: How 7 New Coaches Are Shaping Tone

Mike Zimmer might be doing some yelling in Minnesota, but it will be in a constructive way. An outstanding defensive coach in Cincinnati since 2008, he was in the running for several jobs before landing the Vikings gig.

07/06/2014

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Minnesota Vikings Announce Training Camp Schedule

With NFL training camps starting in about a month across the country, the Minnesota Vikings announced their schedule on Tuesday.

06/25/2014

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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

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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’ 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 Still Value Greenway Even If End Is Near

Chad Greenway did his best Superman impression this week. For his next feat, Greenway could further endear himself to new Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer by figuring out how to clone himself.

06/05/2014

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Vikings Projected To Struggle By Vegas Odds-Makers

The Minnestoa Vikings are projected to have a rough 2014-15 season, Mike Zimmer’s first as head coach, at least according to some Las Vegas odds-makers.

05/29/2014

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Mike Zimmer Meets Mike Zimmer At Vikings Camp

Mike Zimmer, meet Mike Zimmer. The Minnesota Vikings saw enough during a tryout earlier this month to bring second-year linebacker Mike Zimmer to training camp with them this season.

05/29/2014

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Zimmer Gets His Hands On Vikings Rookies

Of all the things coaching lifer Mike Zimmer loves about the job, rolling up his sleeves and teaching young players the game might rank right near the top.

05/16/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 5-9-14

Miss something from today’ show? Here Sid Hartman and Mike Max react to the Vikings Draft. Listen back by CLICKING THE LINK ABOVE.

05/09/2014

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Vikings Praise Zimmer’s Passion, Intensity

The Minnesota Vikings have the energy and enthusiasm of a team with a new coaching staff. The only results that matter are months away, of course. For now, the Vikings are buzzing about the beginning of coach Mike Zimmer’s period of influence.

04/15/2014

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Peterson Working Way Back From Groin Surgery

Adrian Peterson is still working his way back from offseason groin surgery. He says he is eager to rejoin his Minnesota Vikings teammates for the team’s offseason program once his body is ready.

04/09/2014

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