Playoff Loss, Hype Motivate Vikings At CampThe start of training camp has triggered many a dreadful feeling among NFL players, even amid the excitement of a new season.
Adrian Peterson Has Twitter Fun Before Training CampIs Adrian Peterson bored or does he just really like the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles? You can be the judge.
Vikings Will Enter Training Camp With High ExpectationsAdrian Peterson is among several Vikings players who think they can be Super Bowl contenders this year.
Irritated Coach Zimmer Cuts Vikings Practice ShortAdrian Peterson did not practice again on Thursday because of a bruised thigh. To hear coach Mike Zimmer describe his team's final practice of training camp in Mankato, none of his other players did, either. An angry Zimmer cut practice short on Thursday morning.
MyCole Pruitt Making Plays To Keep His NFL Dream AliveOne of the interesting highlights to an NFL training camp: The new guys, the ones you have not heard of making a splash. For the Vikings this week, it's tight end MyCole Pruitt. He got his chance to play early, to prove when given an opportunity he can make a play.
Vikings Hosting Training Camp In Mankato For 3 More YearsThe Minnesota Vikings announced Wednesday they've reached an agreement on a three-year extension with Minnesota State University, Mankato, to continue holding training camp there.
Peterson Banged Up, But Teammate Says It's Not SeriousMinnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has been banged up a bit in practice. Peterson was tangled up with other players Tuesday during an inside running drill at training camp, falling to the ground while appearing to hurt his leg.
Meet The Man Who Coaches The Vikings Running BacksKirby Wilson remembers every running back he’s ever worked with. He keeps a list. It now has 107 names on it. In an 18-year NFL coaching career spent entirely coaching running backs, Wilson has had some good ones.
Loeffler Fighting For Spot As Vikings' Long Snapper At Training CampTraining camp isn't usually such a tough place for competition among the special teams, but Cullen Loeffler says he understands and accepts the challenge.
Vikings Running Backs, Even Peterson, Must Work On BlockingAfter an absence from NFL activity that spanned seven months, Adrian Peterson has returned as Minnesota's featured runner. But before he resumes his familiar role of carrying the ball, there's one more thing he must do: pass protection.
Coach Mike Zimmer Expected To Rejoin Vikings SoonMinnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer is expected to rejoin the team soon. Zimmer missed practice Tuesday to be with his father, Bill, who has been in declining health.
From Poland To Minnesota, Vikings' Aiyegbusi Finds Home In A Foreign SportAt 6 feet 9 inches tall and 345 pounds, the only thing at training camp bigger than him is his fame. As only the 5th Polish player to ever sign an NFL contract, everyone's interested in Babatunde Aiyegbusi.