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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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Vikings’ Childs Says Dual Injury Isn’t Deterrent

Greg Childs happily walked through Minnesota’s locker room. It was a stiff stroll, but the wide receiver walked without assistance, proudly updating his progress and promising to be back on the field for 2013 despite a ruptured patellar tendon in each of his knees that ended his rookie year before it began.

10/08/2012

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Vikings Assessing Simpson’s Sudden Leg Injury

The Minnesota Vikings are trying to determine why wide receiver Jerome Simpson woke up with numbness and weakness in his lower left leg before Sunday’s game against Tennessee.

10/08/2012

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Vikings Making Creative, Consistent Use Of Harvin

Percy Harvin’s versatility, athleticism and toughness have made defending him difficult for Minnesota’s opponents.

10/04/2012

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Simpson’s Presence Has Been Felt, Seen By Vikings

Jerome Simpson has been making offense easier — and even more fun — since he joined the Minnesota Vikings in the spring.

08/19/2012

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For Gophers To Get Better, Receivers Must Improve

Minnesota coach Jerry Kill hasn’t hesitated to single out the position that’s the most critical toward the team’s improvement this season.

08/09/2012

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Harvin’s Value To Vikings Comes With A Balance

Percy Harvin’s kickoff returning ability turned into a hidden talent last year.

07/30/2012

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Back To Work: Harvin Returns To Vikings Minicamp

The sun was bright, the breeze was blowing and smiles were abundant as the Minnesota Vikings wrapped up their offseason program.

06/21/2012

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Harvin Voices Frustration At Vikings Minicamp

Star receiver Percy Harvin is voicing some frustrations with the Minnesota Vikings at the team’s first day of a mandatory minicamp.

06/19/2012

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Vikes’ Harvin ‘Feels Great’ After Shoulder Surgery

Percy Harvin says his surgically repaired shoulder “feels great” and he hopes to join the Minnesota Vikings for optional practices as soon as next week.

05/30/2012

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