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Waiting A Bit Could Be Wise For QB-Seeking Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings need a young quarterback to ride into the future, and with the eighth overall pick in this draft they’ll have plenty available. For all the headlines generated at the top of the class by Johnny Manziel, Blake Bortles and Teddy Bridgewater, though, the Vikings could find the guy who fits them the best after the first round.

05/05/2014

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PODCAST PAGE: The WCCO Morning News With Dave Lee 4-21-14

Mike Lynch singing Karaoke during Mike Max’s Sports Segment. That and other highlights are here on the Podcast Page. Click the above link to listen back.

04/21/2014

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Vikings ‘Red Flag’ 8 NFL Draft Prospects Over Twitter Posts

With the NFL Draft coming in May, teams got a first-hand look at several professional prospects at the recent NFL combine workouts. There’s also an interview process, and now social media accounts for players are also under the microscope.

02/26/2014

BALTIMORE, MD - DECEMBER 08: Running back Adrian Peterson #28 of the Minnesota Vikings is taken off the field after being injured during the second quarter of the game against the Baltimore Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium on December 8, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Larry French/Getty Images)

Vikings RB Adrian Peterson Will Not Need Surgery, Status Still In Doubt

The Minnesota Vikings may be on the verge of shutting down star running back Adrian Peterson. The ankle injury suffered in Sunday’s loss is not deemed too serious, but with the team mathematically eliminated from playoff contention, his health is more important. Toby Gerhart would be given the opportunity to showcase his talent over the final three games as long as Peterson is out.

12/11/2013

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Patterson Impresses In Vikings Debut

The Minnesota Vikings paid a hefty price to trade back into the first round in April to grab Tennessee receiver Cordarrelle Patterson. General manager Rick Spielman believed Patterson’s size, speed and ability to run after the catch would help the Vikings move on from star Percy Harvin, who was traded to Seattle.

08/10/2013

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Vikings Sign First Round Picks Floyd, Rhodes, Patterson

As players report to training camp on Thursday, the Minnesota Vikings have announced they’ve signed all three of their first-round draft picks. The Vikings started by signing their top draft choice, defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd, Thursday morning.

07/25/2013

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Vikes 1st Round Pick Patterson: ‘I Feel Like A Superhero’

It was clear that the Vikings wanted wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson in a big way. “They did, and I respect them for that,” Patterson said. “I came from the restroom, I took a couple steps and I got a phone call, and it was great.”

04/27/2013

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Vikings Draft Punter In 5th Round, Kluwe Out?

Chris Kluwe’s eventful run as Minnesota Vikings punter may have come to an end on the final day of the NFL draft on Saturday.

04/27/2013

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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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Rick Spielman Draft Reaction

Chad and Sid are joined by Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman. Rick talks about the busy first round of the NFL Draft and the trade that brought them back in the draft.

04/26/2013

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Vikings Pick DT, CB & WR In First Round Draft Shakeup

The Minnesota Vikings have taken Florida defensive tackle Shariff Floyd with the 23rd overall pick in the NFL draft.

04/25/2013

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Vikings Draft 2013: Let The Speculation Continue

Let the speculation begin — or continue. The Vikings have two picks in the first round, and Vikings GM Rick Spielman met with the media on Tuesday for his annual draft press conference.

04/23/2013

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With Pair Of 1st-Rounders, Will Vikings Take Te’o?

The Minnesota Vikings have two picks in the first round of the NFL draft and one big hole in the middle of their defense.

04/22/2013

Sportscaster Tony Dungy arrives at The Cable Show 2010 "An Evening With NBC Universal" on May 12, 2010 in Universal City, Calif. (credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Tony Dungy On Life After The NFL

Five-thousand people packed into Eden Prairie’s Grace Church Saturday morning to hear Tony Dungy speak – part of a program called “Rise with the Guys.” Dungy flourished as an NFL coach, and he’s still flourishing.

04/20/2013

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