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After 11 years in Minnesota, Justin Morneau is heading to Pittsburgh. The Twins traded their longtime first baseman to the Pirates for outfielder Alex Presley and a player to be named or cash, both clubs announced on Saturday afternoon.
Share TweetBut don’t count on Antoine Winfield’s return after the veteran corner was cut by the Seahawks.Share TweetTexas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus left Saturday night's game against the Minnesota Twins in the bottom of the first inning with tightness in his lower back.Source: ESPN.comShare TweetFormer quarterback Joe Webb earns roster spot at wide receiverShare TweetAdrian Peterson is coming off the most brilliant season of his six-year career, a 2,097-yard effort through opponents. And he's far from satisfied.
Vikings hope receivers are a catch-all groupUpdated Aug 31 Share TweetThe NFL’s second-worst passing attack adds Jennings, Patterson to seek balance.
Vikings Insider: For Frazier, it's time to prove it againUpdated Aug 31 Share TweetLeslie Frazier’s task hasn’t changed: guiding the Vikings through long odds to the playoffs.
Tyrell Johnson, Chris White among Lions cutsUpdated Aug 31 Share TweetThe Lions have had their troubles in the secondary in recent years, but that didn’t create enough room for former Vikings second-round pick Tyrell Johnson on the 53-man roster they set on Saturday. Johnson was selected by the Vikings in the 2008 draft, …Source: profootballtalk.comShare TweetMost significant move: Joe Webb has officially made the Vikings' roster at two different positions. After a dismal performance in place of Christian Ponder during the Vikings' playoff game last January, Webb made the transition to wide receiver this spr…Source: ESPN.comShare TweetRunning back Joe Banyard and linebacker Tyrone McKenzie released