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Vikings WR Greg Childs Starts Camp On PUP List

The Minnesota Vikings have placed wide receiver Greg Childs on the physically unable to perform list to start training camp.

07/26/2013

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At Camp Fitzgerald, Floyd Seeks Breakout Sophomore Season

Minnesota native Michael Floyd was a first round NFL Draft pick back in 2012. The Arizona Cardinal wide receiver was hot in high school at Cretin-Derham Hall, blossomed at Notre Dame and is now hoping to have a break-out sophomore season in the NFL.

07/17/2013

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Fitzgerald Jr. Donates 1,000 Helmets To Mpls. Park & Rec

Larry Fitzgerald Jr. is among the best in the game, and it all started in Minneapolis. Today the all-pro wide receiver brought a piece of the NFL to the first field he played on. Fitzgerald, who lives in Eden Prairie in the offseason, credits the beginning of his success to the adults who believed in him as a child. “The coaches that coached me here, I mean, so many people invested in me as a child, and they didn’t have to,” Fitzgerald said.

07/08/2013

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Webb’s Last Chance With Vikings Will Be At WR

The Minnesota Vikings have tried unsuccessfully to turn Joe Webb’s elite athleticism into reliable NFL productivity and time is running out. Entering the fourth and final year of his rookie contract, Webb’s last chance to be part of the team’s future has arrived as a wide receiver.

05/30/2013

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Vikings Rookie WR Has A Lot Of Work To Do

Cordarrelle Patterson has always looked up to Randy Moss, so he jumped at the chance to grab Moss’s old No. 84 when he was drafted by the Minnesota Vikings.

05/29/2013

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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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Fmr Hopkins Star WR Hopes To Ride Blazing Speed To NFL

Terrell Sinkfield, the Hopkins native and Northern Iowa wide receiver, has a dream — make it to the NFL.

04/18/2013

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Vikings Sign Free Agent Greg Jennings

Greg Jennings is a Minnesota Viking. The free agent wide receiver, formerly of NFC North rival Green Bay, will be wearing purple in fall 2013.

03/15/2013

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UNI’s Sinkfield Helps Draft Stock With Fast 40s

Former Northern Iowa wide receiver Terrell Sinkfield was not invited to the NFL scouting combine. He’s doing his best to make himself attractive for the upcoming draft, however.

03/05/2013

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Minnesota Vikings Release WR Michael Jenkins

In what will most likely be the first of many changes to the team’s wide receiver roster, the Minnesota Vikings released veteran Michael Jenkins Monday, according to ESPN.

03/04/2013

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Percy Harvin Placed On Injured Reserve; Ending Season

Minnesota Vikings’ star wide receiver Percy Harvin has been placed on the injured reserve, effectively ending his season.

12/05/2012

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Gophers’ Leading WR Barker Quits Team

Minnesota receiver A.J. Barker quit the team Sunday in a blistering email to coach Jerry Kill that he subsequently made public through his personal blog, the messy fallout triggered by their conflict about the treatment of the junior’s sprained right ankle.

11/18/2012

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H.S. Football Player Dies While Duck Hunting

One person is dead after a boating accident early Saturday morning in Elysian, Minn. According to Waseca County Sheriff’s deputies, five teenagers were duck hunting on Lake Elysian when the boat they were on capsized around 6 a.m. Saturday morning. The boat was approximately 200 yards from shore.

10/27/2012

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QB, WR Forge Friendship On & Off The Field

At Minneapolis Patrick Henry, a quarterback-wide receiver combination has been formed through friendship.

10/12/2012

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Vikings WR Simpson Should Be OK For Sunday

Minnesota wide receiver Jerome Simpson doesn’t need surgery for the back problem that caused weakness and numbness in his lower left leg, and the Vikings expect him to play Sunday at Washington.

10/10/2012

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