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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.Upvote Share Tweet
But don’t count on Antoine Winfield’s return after the veteran corner was cut by the Seahawks.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Aug 31, 2013Texas 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.Upvote Share TweetFormer quarterback Joe Webb earns roster spot at wide receiverUpvote Share 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Vikings hope receivers are a catch-all groupThe NFL’s second-worst passing attack adds Jennings, Patterson to seek balance.Upvote Share Tweet
Vikings Insider: For Frazier, it's time to prove it againLeslie Frazier’s task hasn’t changed: guiding the Vikings through long odds to the playoffs.Upvote Share Tweet
Tyrell Johnson, Chris White among Lions cutsprofootballtalk.com Aug 31, 2013The 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, …Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Aug 31, 2013Most 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…Upvote Share TweetRunning back Joe Banyard and linebacker Tyrone McKenzie releasedUpvote Share Tweet