Training Camp

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.
Vikings Promote Family Day At Training Camp With Adrian PetersonThe Minnesota Vikings had a busy weekend with training camp in Mankato as they get ready for their first preseason game this Sunday. Saturday was also Family Day for the Vikings in Mankato, and they made an interesting choice on how to promote it.
Vikings Celebrate 50th Season Training In MankatoStep inside the Blue Earth County Historical Society, and you're greeted by a cheerful tour guide and 50 years of Vikings training camp memories.
Adrian Peterson Back In Pads, Moving Forward With VikingsWhile many Minnesota Vikings veterans see the first padded practices of training camp as a necessary evil, Adrian Peterson couldn't wait for the day.
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