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T.J. Clemmings' improved pass pro on display in first start for…

T.J. Clemmings' improved pass pro on display in first start for Matt Kalil [Film Room]

startribune.com Updated 1 hour ago
This is where T.J. Clemmings’ film study would pay dividends. Clemmings, the Vikings’ uneven rookie right tackle now called upon to a higher duty in his second season, had studied Panthers defensive end Kony Ealy, who would be his primary adversary duri…
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  • Laquon Treadwell, Jarius Wright bide their time

    Laquon Treadwell, Jarius Wright bide their time

    profootballtalk.com 26 minutes ago
    Receiver Laquon Treadwell, a first-round pick of the Vikings, hasn’t played very much as a rookie. Veteran Jarius Wright, the former No. 1 slot receiver, isn’t playing very much in his fifth NFL season. Both hope things will change. “It’s just motivatio…
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  • Everson Griffen wins NFC defensive player of the week award

    Everson Griffen wins NFC defensive player of the week award

    Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen had a great game on Sunday in Charlotte, despite battling an illness. With three sacks, three tackles for loss, and a whopping nine quarterback hurries against the Panthers, Griffen won the NFC defensive player of t…
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  • Royals Top Twins 4-3 in 11 Innings on Burns' Sacrifice Fly

    Royals Top Twins 4-3 in 11 Innings on Burns' Sacrifice Fly

    nytimes.com 11 hours ago
    Billy Burns entered as a pinch runner in the ninth, but ended it two innings later with his bat.
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  • Wednesday’s PFT Live asks which undefeated team will be the las…

    Wednesday’s PFT Live asks which undefeated team will be the last to lose

    profootballtalk.com 12 hours ago
    Wednesday’s PFT Live features a visit from safety T.J. Ward of the 3-0 Broncos. Which meshes well with the question of the day: Which 3-0 team will be the last to lose? The candidates are the Broncos, Eagles, Patriots, Ravens, and Vikings. The Eagles de…
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  • Give Vikings credit where credit is due

    Give Vikings credit where credit is due

    startribune.com 13 hours ago
    Team’s play, not foes’ miscues, have told the tale.
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  • Watch Adrian Peterson wake up from knee surgery -- and sing!

    Watch Adrian Peterson wake up from knee surgery -- and sing!

    startribune.com 16 hours ago
    The Vikings star running back said 'If anyone wants to sign me to a deal just know I'm open to that."
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  • Access Vikings: Emergence of Kyle Rudolph

    Access Vikings: Emergence of Kyle Rudolph

    Tight end Kyle Rudolph has proven to be the go-to guy for Vikings quarterbacks.
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  • Vikings take on all roles in order to win

    Vikings take on all roles in order to win

    startribune.com 16 hours ago
    Vikings players are taking on different roles in order to help the team win
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  • Panthers sign Michael Griffin

    Panthers sign Michael Griffin

    profootballtalk.com 18 hours ago
    The Panthers have made a veteran addition to their secondary. The team announced Tuesday that they have signed former Titans safety Michael Griffin. Griffin was released by the Titans in February and signed with the Vikings in March, but didn’t make Min…
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  • Will the Vikings finish with 100 fewer losses than the Twins?

    Will the Vikings finish with 100 fewer losses than the Twins?

    startribune.com 22 hours ago
    When the Twins lost their 100th game of the season Sunday and the Vikings won at Carolina to stay undefeated, it didn’t take a math whiz to figure out that the Vikings had 100 fewer losses than the Twins at that point. As of Tuesday afternoon, that’s st…
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  • Vikings elevate Willie Beavers

    Vikings elevate Willie Beavers

    With guard Alex Boone hobbled by a hip injury, the Vikings have called up more help at the position. Specifically, the NFC North leaders have promoted Willie Beavers, a fourth-round pick who didn’t qualify for the team’s 53-man roster. Beavers has serve…
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  • They planned to rob the pizza guy. They didn't count on ex-Viki…

    They planned to rob the pizza guy. They didn't count on ex-Vikings linebacker delivering it.

    startribune.com Sep 27 (yesterday)
    The plan was simple : Order a pizza, rob whoever showed up to deliver the pie. But the caper did not go as the four men expected.
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  • Adjustments or not, second half has been stirring second act fo…

    Adjustments or not, second half has been stirring second act for Vikings' D

    ESPN.com Sep 27 (yesterday)
    Adjustments or not, second half has been stirring second act for Vikings' D
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  • Vernon Butler to miss several weeks with high-ankle sprain

    Vernon Butler to miss several weeks with high-ankle sprain

    profootballtalk.com Sep 27 (yesterday)
    Carolina Panthers defensive tackle Vernon Butler will miss time after suffering a high-ankle sprain in Sunday’s 22-10 loss to the Minnesota Vikings. According to Joseph Person of the Charlotte Observer, Butler had a cast on his injured right foot in the…
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  • Vikings defensive stats product of team play, says coach Mike Z…

    Vikings defensive stats product of team play, says coach Mike Zimmer

    startribune.com Sep 27 (yesterday)
    Mike Zimmer tempers buzz, says dominating unit is a team effort.
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  • Video - Adrian Peterson's NFL Mutant Ninja Turtles 00:27

    Adrian Peterson's NFL Mutant Ninja Turtles

    Jul 28
    Adrian Peterson outed himself as Donatello, so we tried to figure out who his Ninja Turtles brothers would be.
  • Video - Vikings want Zimmer to grow with young players 01:11

    Vikings want Zimmer to grow with young players

    Jul 28
    Adam Schefter, Field Yates and Louis Riddick think the Vikings made a smart move locking up Mike Zimmer.
  • Video - Mike Greenberg remembers Dennis Green 00:52

    Mike Greenberg remembers Dennis Green

    Jul 25
    Mike Greenberg reflects on Dennis Green's passion for fishing, and how sad he is that he will never get the chance to go with him.
  • Video - Dennis Green's eye for talent unmatched 00:59

    Dennis Green's eye for talent unmatched

    Jul 24
    John Saunders offers his thoughts on the career of Dennis Green and the impact he had on the NFL on and off the field after Green died earlier this week.