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For Former Gopher Football Star, Valuable Lessons Learned In Minnesota

Amir Pinnix is a testament to what the game teaches young people — coming from the inner city of Newark, New Jersey to the University of Minnesota, and now in corporate America.

16 hours ago

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Bridgewater Perfect For Vikings, Romo Solid For Cowboys

Tony Romo threw two touchdown passes even as Dez Bryant again sat out for the Dallas Cowboys, who lost 28-14 to the Minnesota Vikings on Saturday night.

18 hours ago

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Vikings Honor Worker Killed At Stadium Construction Site

The Minnesota Vikings paid tribute Saturday night to a worker who was killed in an accident at the team’s new stadium this week.

21 hours ago

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Vikings Travel To Texas, Adrian Peterson Waits To Play

Minnesota’s Adrian Peterson will be on the sideline when the Vikings play in Dallas this weekend. Peterson grew up rooting for the Cowboys as a kid in East Texas. But the team is being cautious with the franchise running back.

08/28/2015

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Soft-Spoken Teddy Bridgewater Blossoms For Vikings

An easy smile, slender build and soft, self-effacing voice. They seem to bely Teddy Bridgewater’s status with the Minnesota Vikings.

08/27/2015

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4 Things To Know: Murder On Live TV, Vikings At MOA, & More

These are the four things you need to know for Thursday, August 27. They include the opening of the Great Minnesota Get-Together, as well as the latest updates on a grim tragedy that played out on live TV.

08/27/2015

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Son Of Vikings GM Blossoms On Football Field

While Minnesota Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman was at work at TCF Bank Stadium last week with his team, his son JD was helping defending state champion Eden Prairie High School beat Totino-Grace — and he hardly missed a play. “[I] had our game in one ear and his game in the other ear on the radio, and then had it streamed on my computer,” Rick Spielman said.

08/26/2015

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Construction Worker Dead After Fall From Vikings Stadium

All construction work on the U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis has been stopped after a construction worker fell from the roof and died Wednesday morning.

08/26/2015

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For Vikings Lineman, Hurricane Katrina Remains A Vivid Memory

As Saturday approaches, marking the 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina’s landfall in and around New Orleans, Isame Faciane’s memories of what happened that day are still vivid, and continue to impact him a decade later.

08/25/2015

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Vikings Center Sullivan Still Out With Back Injury

Minnesota Vikings center John Sullivan has been dealing with a back injury for the past week. Coach Mike Zimmer says the team is “just being cautious with him.”

08/25/2015

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Released Longsnapper Thanks Vikings, Fans For 11 Years

The Vikings named Kevin McDermott their longsnapper on Monday and released Cullen Loeffler. It’s not often a roster move announcement — much less one involving the longsnapper — includes a statement of appreciation from the general manager.

08/24/2015

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Vikings Kicker Blair Walsh Struggling In Preseason

Blair Walsh’s new contract with the Minnesota Vikings hasn’t helped the kicker iron out the inconsistencies that started to plague him last season. After going 0 for 3 on field goals against Oakland on Saturday, Walsh is 2 for 6 in the preseason.

08/24/2015

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Vikings Release Longtime Long Snapper Cullen Loeffler

The Minnesota Vikings announced Monday morning the release of long-time long snapper Cullen Loeffler.

08/24/2015

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Vikings Rally After Storm Delay, Top Raiders 20-12

harles Johnson and Chase Ford each caught touchdown passes in the second quarter for the Minnesota Vikings, who came back from an hour-plus weather delay to defeat the Oakland Raiders 20-12 on Saturday.

08/22/2015

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Vikings Preseason Game Briefly Evacuated Due To Severe Weather

Minnesota Vikings officials ordered TCF Bank Stadium evacuated due to severe weather during Saturday’s evening preseason game against the Oakland Raiders.

08/22/2015

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Outdoor Sporting Events Brace For Severe Weather

Fans heading to the Minnesota Vikings preseason game at TCF Bank Stadium are being urged to prepare for stormy weather. The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch Saturday afternoon for many Minnesota counties — including Hennepin — until 11 p.m.

08/22/2015

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New Vikes Stadium Featured In ‘Madden 16’

Fans will not be able to see a Minnesota Vikings game played at U.S. Bank Stadium for about another year — unless they play video games. The future home of the Vikings is featured in the new “Madden 16.”

08/21/2015

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Vikings To Buy Eagan Site For Possible HQ, Training Facility

The Minnesota Vikings, already bound for a glitzy new stadium, could have another move in store. The football team’s ownership announced Friday the signing of a purchase agreement for an Eagan property that could become its headquarters and training facility.

08/21/2015

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Vikings’ Exum Hopes To Step Up His Safety Game

It feels like the Minnesota Vikings’ coaches are just waiting for someone to unseat Robert Blanton, who started 13 games last season largely because they felt he was the best of some not-great options. If they are waiting to be wowed, maybe Antone Exum Jr. just needs another game.

08/20/2015

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Christian Ponder Expects Boos In His Return To Minnesota

Christian Ponder is under no illusions about what kind of reaction he’ll get when he returns to Minnesota. Ponder even joked that he might even respond to the expected harsh treatment with a bow when he takes on the Vikings in an exhibition game for the Oakland Raiders on Friday night.

08/20/2015

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Another Offensive Lineman Out For Vikings With Pectoral Tear

When Carter Bykowski went down with a torn pectoral muscle this week, it not only depleted the Minnesota Vikings’ depth on the offensive line. It also underscored a problem the Vikings have been trying to diagnose since earlier this summer.

08/20/2015

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Can Adrian Peterson Lead The NFL In Rushing?

The Bovada sports book released its odds for an NFL passing leader, a rushing leader and a receiving leader on Tuesday. The Vikings were represented on two of these lists. It might be a surprise what list they are not on.

08/20/2015

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Best Bars In Minnesota To Watch The NFL’s Opening Games

A formidable NFL team, the Minnesota Vikings are a spectacular sight. As football season starts, NFL fans will be lining up eagerly to see the Vikings and their opponents. But if you can’t get a stadium seat, a good metro sports bar is one of the best places for catching the playoffs.

08/20/2015

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7 Takeaways From the Vikings 2nd Preseason Game

If nothing else, Vikings coach Mike Zimmer has one thing going for him right now: He’s a career 6-0 in preseason games. Minnesota beat Tampa Bay 26-16 Saturday night in the Vikings’ first of two preseason games at TCF Bank Stadium. There are still three more preseason games left and plenty can change in the next month, but here are seven takeaways from Saturday’s preseason victory.

08/19/2015

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Former Northwestern QB Battling For Vikings 3rd String Job

One player who played well on turf in Minnesota is Mike Kafka.The former Northwestern quarterback is battling for the third-team quarterback spot, remembering a day from his past when he came to town and dominated a Saturday afternoon at the Metrodome.

08/18/2015

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