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Share TweetThe Vikings' edgy rookie safety showed contrition after his ejection.
Hartman: Allen, Vikings simply take it week to weekUpdated Oct 7, 2012 Share TweetThe defensive end said the lack of outside pressure has enabled the team to have great focus on game days.Source: startribune.comShare TweetMINNEAPOLIS -- One of the smartest moves we've seen in the NFL this season is arguably the simplest. It can be accounted for with six syllables. Let Percy do his thing. There are a number of reasons why the Minnesota Vikings are 4-1 after Sunday's 30-7 …
Minnesota Vikings Beat Writer Wanted Mike Munchak To Sound The Rusty TromboneUpdated Oct 7, 2012 Share TweetMatt Hasselbeck had kind of a rough day against the Vikings and probably deserved to get yanked, but I think we can all agree that Vikings beat writer Tom Pelissero was probably referring to the "sad trombone" or maybe the old vaudeville gimmi…Source: deadspin.com
Vikings go with five receivers, but Wright not activeUpdated Oct 7, 2012 Share TweetLooks like it's going to be essentially a red-shirt year for a fourth-round pick that's not ready to help just yet.Source: startribune.com
Kenny Britt a surprise activation for TitansUpdated Oct 7, 2012 Share TweetDespite not practicing much for two weeks, Titans wide receiver Kenny Britt will be active today. Britt’s been bothered by an ankle problem, but apparently did enough in pregame to convince coaches he’s well enough to go today against the Vikings. MidSource: profootballtalk.com
Sunday afternoon: Roster maneuversUpdated Oct 7, 2012 Share TweetMINNEAPOLIS -- Greetings from the Metrodome, where we're about an hour from kickoff here between the Minnesota Vikings and Tennessee Titans. The Vikings' list of inactive players had no real surprises. Linebacker Erin Henderson (concussion) is back afte…Source: ESPN.com
Sunday Blitz: Titans-Vikings RecapOct 7Jim Basquil and Eric Allen break down the Vikings' 30-7 win over the Titans.
Vikings Surpass Win Total From Last YearOct 7Vikings improve to 4-1 win 30-7 win over Titans.
Titans vs. Vikings highlightsOct 7Christian Ponder throws for over 250 yards and two touchdowns as the Vikings beat the Titans 30-7.
Peterson 34 yard runOct 7Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson gashes the Titans defense for a gain of 34 yards in the 3rd quarter.
Don Banks: Broncos were prepared mentally, but not physically, for Patriot…Oct 7FOXBORO, Mass. -- After another loss to New England was in the books -- their third in the span of 10 games, including last season's playoffs -- Champ Bailey and the rest of his Broncos teammates found the repetition of it all a little wearing.
Don Banks: No shortage of heroes in Colts' inspiring tribute win; more Sna…Oct 7FOXBORO, Mass. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight as we take stock of an offensively sloppy but memorable Week 5 in the NFL....