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For Vikings, now it counts

For Vikings, now it counts

startribune.com Updated Sep 1, 2013
As we turn the page on the preseason (thankfully), we’ll finally have a chance to gain some clarity on the Vikings’ various unknowns.
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  • Vikings claim former Bears offensive tackle Webb

    Vikings claim former Bears offensive tackle Webb

    The veteran likely will serve as backup to Matt Kalil and Phil Loadholt.
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  • Travis Bond, Everett Dawkins join Vikings’ practice squad

    Travis Bond, Everett Dawkins join Vikings’ practice squad

    profootballtalk.com Sep 1, 2013
    Seventh-round picks Travis Bond and Everett Dawkins are among seven members of the Vikings’ practice squad, the club said Sunday. Bond is a guard from North Carolina, while Dawkins, a defensive tackle, is a Florida State product. All nine members of the…
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  • Correia pitches Twins to win over Rangers

    Correia pitches Twins to win over Rangers

    ESPN.com CNNSI.com MLB.com Sep 1, 2013
    Kevin Correia pitched seven strong innings and the Minnesota Twins clinched their first series victory at Texas in four years, beating the AL West-leading Rangers 4-2 on Sunday.
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  • Vikings announce practice squad; Felder, Reed to IR

    Vikings announce practice squad; Felder, Reed to IR

    startribune.com Sep 1, 2013
    Team signs seven to practice squad; release OT Kropog
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  • A deeper look at the Vikings roster

    A deeper look at the Vikings roster

    ESPN.com Sep 1, 2013
    Now that the Vikings' roster is finalized, we can spend a little more time analyzing it and looking at how the 2013 team was built. I'm going to borrow from a couple of our former divisional bloggers who are graduating to national status -- Mike Sando a…
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  • When The Treadmill Makes You Hate What You Once Loved

    When The Treadmill Makes You Hate What You Once Loved

    deadspin.com Sep 1, 2013
    I discovered something this week on the treadmill. God, the treadmill is just the worst. The absolute worst. That's not the discovery. Calling that a discovery is like saying Christopher Columbus discovered the Americas. What I'm saying is: the Vikings …
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  • Adrian Peterson: In my mind, I’m getting younger

    Adrian Peterson: In my mind, I’m getting younger

    profootballtalk.com Sep 1, 2013
    Vikings running back Adrian Peterson did some quick calculations this summer and came up with the tail end of the 2017 season as his bet for the time when he passes Emmitt Smith to become the NFL’s all-time leading rusher. Peterson will be 32 at that po…
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  • Revisiting our Vikings roster projection

    Revisiting our Vikings roster projection

    ESPN.com Sep 1, 2013
    Now that the Minnesota Vikings have made their final cuts, it's time to compare their actual 53-man roster with the one we projected on Friday evening. In the end, we did pretty well. We correctly guessed 50 of the 53 names on the final roster, missing …
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  • Video - Vikings Claim J'Marcus Webb 00:47

    Vikings Claim J'Marcus Webb

    Sep 1
    Kevin Seifert breaks down the Vikings' decision to sign former Bears tackle J'Marcus Webb.
  • Video - Adrian Peterson Conversation 03:22

    Adrian Peterson Conversation

    Sep 1
    VIkings RB Adrian Peterson sits down with Bob Holtzman to explain why he feels he will definitely break the single-season rushing record, his thoughts on HGH in the NFL and paying college athletes.

Sports Columnists

  • NFL mailbag -- Roster cuts target middle class

    Sep 1
    Mailbag: The recent roster cuts targeted the middle class as teams went younger and cheaper, writes John Clayton.
  • Oakland Raiders cut QB Tyler Wilson; Chris Kluwe too?

    Sep 1
    The Oakland Raiders on Sunday cut quarterback Tyler Wilson, who was selected by the team in the fourth-round of April's draft, a source confirmed to ESPN.com's John Clayton.