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Vikings Waive Suspended DE Spencer Nealy

The Minnesota Vikings have waived defensive end Spencer Nealy and signed tight end Mike Higgins. The move was made Wednesday.

07/23/2014

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Fantasy Football: Top 12 Sleepers By Position

Here’s a look at some sleepers that could pay dividends in your fantasy league.

08/16/2013

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Will John Carlson Bounce Back In 2013?

John Carlson wants this season to be a comeback year. He never got quite on track last season in his return to his home state, but there’s a new sense of confidence that comes from good health and some continuity.

08/06/2013

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Vikings Tight End Rudolph’s Stock Is Rising

The Minnesota Vikings are in off-season mode or a few more weeks, so it’s a good time to catch up with Kyle Rudolph, a tight end who’s blossoming before our eyes. Rudolph’s becoming a favorite target of Christian Ponder, and a player who looks like the future is bright. He’s also coming in to training camp with the confidence of a veteran.

07/06/2013

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St. Michael’s Native Spaeth Plays Tough For Steelers

Matt Spaeth is part of the group working at Larry Fitzgerald’s camp. Sit with him and you realize that the young man now has some years in this game. “It’s been a whirlwind to think this is year seven for me. I was just talking to somebody else, I don’t want to say this, but I’m coming up on 30 and to think I’ll be 30 playing in the NFL is just amazing. It’s been a dream come true,” Spaeth said.

06/29/2013

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Rudolph’s Role With Vikings Continues To Grow

Kyle Rudolph wanted to learn everything he could about the tight end position during the offseason, so he watched video of 12-time Pro Bowl pick and Atlanta Falcons stalwart Tony Gonzalez.

08/04/2012

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Beyond Bounds: Rudolph Soaks Up Minn. Lifestyle, Set For Sophomore Season

Here are some intriguing facts about Vikings second-year tight end Kyle Rudolph, who appears poised for a breakout sophomore season. The Cincinnati native has never wavered from backing controversial superstar LeBron James. “I’ve never had […]

07/26/2012

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Vikings Sign 4th-Round Draft Pick Rhett Ellison

The Minnesota Vikings have signed tight end Rhett Ellison and now have seven of their 10 draft picks under contract.

05/23/2012

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Vikings Sign John Carlson To Multi-Year Deal

The Minnesota Vikings made their first move in NFL free agency Wednesday, signing tight end John Carlson to a multi-year contract.

03/14/2012

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Kleinsasser Looks Back On 13 Years in NFL

Jim Kleinsasser has spent the last 13 years bulldozing linebackers and defensive ends on NFL Sundays, a blue-collar battering ram for glamorous runners like Robert Smith and Adrian Peterson.

12/29/2011

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Vikings Take TE Kyle Rudolph In 2nd Round

The Minnesota Vikings have selected Notre Dame tight end Kyle Rudolph with their second round pick in the NFL draft.

04/29/2011

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Spaeth’s Friends, Family Cheer Him On

Family and friends of a Minnesotan who plays for the Pittsburgh Steelers gathered Sunday night to cheer on his team.

02/06/2011