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Veteran safety Prater among early Vikings cuts

Veteran safety Prater among early Vikings cuts

startribune.com Updated 12 hours ago
Shaun Prater, who played 18 games with the Vikings the past two seasons, tweeted that he was being released.
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  • Blair Walsh misses another field goal, and four other takeaways…

    Blair Walsh misses another field goal, and four other takeaways from Thursday's loss

    startribune.com 21 hours ago
    The quest for another undefeated preseason ended on Thursday. Mike Zimmer suffered his first career preseason loss as a head coach as the Vikings fell to the Titans, 24-17. Ok, enough of that. While most of the starters didn’t play, the backups got one …
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  • Teddy Bridgewater will have more options on Vikings' proje…

    Teddy Bridgewater will have more options on Vikings' projected roster

    ESPN.com 23 hours ago
    Teddy Bridgewater will have more options on Vikings' projected roster
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  • Access Vikings morning walkthrough: Heinicke makes his case in …

    Access Vikings morning walkthrough: Heinicke makes his case in loss to the Titans, 'Blair is our kicker' and more

    startribune.com ESPN.com Sep 4 (yesterday)
    Every weekday, we walk you through what’s going on with the Vikings. WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED — The Vikings lost to the Titans in their preseason finale, but their greater concerns are picking a pair of starters and trimming down their roster. — By th…
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  • Gerald Hodges says he is 'pretty confident' that he will be a s…

    Gerald Hodges says he is 'pretty confident' that he will be a starter

    startribune.com Sep 4 (yesterday)
    NASHVILLE — The Vikings still haven’t named a starting middle linebacker, but one of the leading candidates is confident that he will be the guy. Gerald Hodges, who made his second straight start at middle linebacker tonight, said after the 24-17 loss t…
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  • Mariota Tosses 1st TD Pass, Titans Beat Vikings 24-17

    Mariota Tosses 1st TD Pass, Titans Beat Vikings 24-17

    nytimes.com profootballtalk.com Sep 3 (yesterday)
    Marcus Mariota got his chance to show he could start a game in style, and now the warmup act is over for the rookie quarterback.
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  • Vikings' 53-man roster projection: Cordarrelle Patterson, Justi…

    Vikings' 53-man roster projection: Cordarrelle Patterson, Justin Trattou make the cut

    startribune.com Sep 3 (yesterday)
    The preseason finally comes to an end on Thursday when the Vikings face the Titans in Nashville. The Vikings must finalize their 53-man roster before the NFL’s deadline on Saturday at 3 p.m. CT. So will make the team? Here’s our 53-man roster projection…
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  • Access Vikings Morning Walkthrough: The final preseason game

    Access Vikings Morning Walkthrough: The final preseason game

    startribune.com Sep 3 (2 days ago)
    The NFL preseason ends tonight with all 32 teams playing, then pondering cuts to 53 by Saturday afternoon … WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED Tonight’s game in Tennessee will be a final chance for Vikings on the bubble to impress the coaches. Three of those gu…
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  • Norv Turner: Vikings will be 'a good running football team'

    Norv Turner: Vikings will be 'a good running football team'

    startribune.com Sep 2 (3 days ago)
    Judging the Vikings’ preseason running game without Adrian Peterson is kind of like doing a concert review of the E Street Band with Bruce Springsteen sitting in the 10th row wearing a muzzle and no guitar. Offensive coordinator Norv Turner sounds like …
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  • Access Vikings morning walkthrough: Most underrated Vikings pla…

    Access Vikings morning walkthrough: Most underrated Vikings player, less intrigue with line cuts and more

    startribune.com Sep 2 (3 days ago)
    Every weekday, we walk you through what’s going on with the Vikings. WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED — Who is the most underrated player on the Vikings roster? A few of those most-underrated candidates offered their opinions on the matter. — There is no need…
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  • More details released on Minnesota stadium roof accident

    More details released on Minnesota stadium roof accident

    startribune.com Sep 1 (4 days ago)
    Pole stopped one roofer’s fall, but not the other’s.
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  • Injuries keep Vikings' offensive line in flux

    Injuries keep Vikings' offensive line in flux

    ESPN.com startribune.com Sep 1 (4 days ago)
    Injuries keep Vikings' offensive line in flux
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  • Turner: Vikings offensive line still needs to jell

    Turner: Vikings offensive line still needs to jell

    startribune.com Sep 1 (4 days ago)
    Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner wouldn’t say how much the starters will play, if at all, in Thursday’s preseason finale at Tennessee. But on Monday head coach Mike Zimmer said those who needed to play would. Judging from how Turner talked abou…
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  • Step away from that Tweet; There will be a role for young Wayne…

    Step away from that Tweet; There will be a role for young Waynes

    startribune.com Sep 1 (4 days ago)
    What if Trae Waynes doesn’t start the regular-season opener, which we know he won’t? What if Trae Waynes isn’t the No. 3 cornerback initially, which is a distinct possibility considering his opponent in that particular battle is Captain Munnerlyn, a vet…
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  • Minnesota Vikings cut 11 players, including Joe Banyard

    Minnesota Vikings cut 11 players, including Joe Banyard

    ESPN.com Sep 1 (4 days ago)
    Minnesota Vikings cut 11 players, including Joe Banyard
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  • Vikings waive QB Mike Kafka to get down to mandated 75 players

    Vikings waive QB Mike Kafka to get down to mandated 75 players

    The Viking announced this morning that they have waived quarterback Mike Kafka, who did not practice yesterday, with an injured designation. Kafka has played sparingly this preseason. He went 7-for-10 for 66 yards and a touchdown against the Steelers in…
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  • Josh Robinson starting season on PUP list

    Josh Robinson starting season on PUP list

    profootballtalk.com Sep 1 (4 days ago)
    Vikings cornerback Josh Robinson hasn’t practiced since tearing his pectoral muscle in spring work and it will be a while before he gets back on the field. The Vikings put Robinson on the regular season version of the physically unable to perform list o…
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  • Video - Week 1 of the NFL in 60 seconds 01:04

    Week 1 of the NFL in 60 seconds

    Sep 4
    NFL Insider Dan Graziano delivers a quick preview of week 1 in the NFL.
  • Video - Titans aided by forced turnovers in preseason 01:00

    Titans aided by forced turnovers in preseason

    Sep 4
    Four takeaways in the preseason resulted in four touchdowns. Defensive points or short fields can do wonders for the young Titans' offense.
  • Video - Mariota tosses first touchdown in win 00:59

    Mariota tosses first touchdown in win

    Sep 3
    Marcus Mariota throws a 59-yard touchdown pass to cap his only series as the Titans beat the Vikings 24-17.
  • Video - Efficient QB play in preseason 01:01

    Efficient QB play in preseason

    Sep 1
    ESPN's John Clayton examines the efficient play of QBs such as Teddy Bridgewater and Sam Bradford during the 2015 preseason.

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