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The Vikings won’t be facing Titans QB Jake Locker Sunday, as he will miss the game after separating his non-throwing shoulder Sunday vs the Texas. For now, backup QB Matt Hasselbeck will step forward and start. A previous report from a shoulder separatiUpvote Share Tweet
Hartman: Priefer brings out best in special teamsThe former Navy pilot prodded the Vikings to draft Blair Walsh and designed returns to produce two TDs last week.Upvote Share TweetAfter suffering a head injury two-and-a-half weeks ago, the Vikings linebacker is patiently awaiting his chance to play again.Upvote Share Tweet
Newly sculpted Pekovic reports to Wolves' campnba.com Updated Oct 3, 2012Timberwolves bruiser Nikola Pekovic has never been accused of being doughy. Then again, even if the big Montenegrin was a little on the pudgy side, it would be hard to find someone brave enough to tell him.Upvote Share Tweet
Chat OT: Secondary strides, Ponder's growth, Walsh's weaponryThis week's Chat OT blog post is loaded with analysis and insight on the surprising 3-1 Vikings.Upvote Share Tweet
Quick thinking Trevor Plouffe retreats safely after sliding past second base (Video)yahoo.com Updated Oct 3, 2012Chances are your attention was directed somewhere other than Rogers Centre during last night's Twins-Blue Jays battle. We obviously don't blame you, but those who did tune in - and the 13,930 in attendance - were treated to a pretty fancy piece of manUpvote Share Tweet
Is This Real? The First-Place Vikingsgrantland.com Updated Oct 3, 2012This week, "Is This Real?" moves onto the rapidly expanding bandwagon of the 3-1 Minnesota Vikings, who are improbably tied for the division lead in t...Upvote Share Tweet
Who Will Win The NFC North?Oct 3ESPN Chicago's Marc Silverman takes a closer look at the NFC North standings as we head into Week 5.
Blogger Blitz: North vs. SouthOct 3NFC North blogger Kevin Seifert still has hope for multiple playoff teams in the division due to their easy schedule against the AFC South
Countdown Daily AccuScore: TEN-MINOct 3Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Titans-Vikings
Young defensive backs have made their marksOct 3At the 2012 draft, wide receivers were the rage, but it's been the rookie DBs who have made a difference, writes John Clayton