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Teddy Bridgewater: Championships aren't won in July

Teddy Bridgewater: Championships aren't won in July

startribune.com Updated 14 hours ago
While expectations have raised this year for the Vikings, quarterback Teddy Bridgewater reminded everyone that championships aren't won in July.
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  • Access Vikings morning walkthrough: Kalil healthy again, Hunter…

    Access Vikings morning walkthrough: Kalil healthy again, Hunter not as raw as Vikings thought, a plug and more

    startribune.com 23 minutes ago
    On most mornings, we walk you through what’s going on with the Vikings. WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED — Matt Kalil is pain free — for now at least. That’s a good thing, because this could be a make-or-break season for the 26-year-old left tackle. — Speakin…
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  • Vikings tackle Matt Kalil believes fewer aches will mean improv…

    Vikings tackle Matt Kalil believes fewer aches will mean improved play

    startribune.com 9 hours ago
    The left tackle has added weight, is working hard on technique.
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  • Cordarrelle Patterson's development tells us plenty about Vikin…

    Cordarrelle Patterson's development tells us plenty about Vikings coaches

    startribune.com 21 hours ago
    Cordarrelle Patterson was set up to fail by succeeding. As a rookie in 2013, Patterson busted a few big plays as a wide receiver, looked terrifying as a kick returner and was downright dangerous whenever he took a handoff in space thanks both to the ele…
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  • Aiyegbusi working hard, but admits 'There's a long way for me t…

    Aiyegbusi working hard, but admits 'There's a long way for me to go'

    startribune.com 24 hours ago
    Just four months ago, Babatunde Aiyegbusi left his family back in Poland, made his first visit to the United States, impressed the Vikings at a workout, got a second look at Winter Park and was signed to an NFL contract. Now comes the difficult part — p…
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  • Access Vikings morning walkthrough: Joseph puts 2014 behind him…

    Access Vikings morning walkthrough: Joseph puts 2014 behind him, CP84 impresses Zimmer and more

    startribune.com Jul 30 (yesterday)
    On most mornings, we walk you through what’s going on with the Vikings. WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED — After undergoing shoulder surgery and getting shot in the calf, nose tackle Linval Joseph never felt comfortable last season. He has put 2014 behind him…
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  • Vikings nose tackle Joseph puts 2014 in the past

    Vikings nose tackle Joseph puts 2014 in the past

    startribune.com Jul 29 (yesterday)
    In his first year as a Viking, the nose tackle face adversity — including being shot in his leg.
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  • A Lambeau Leap by Vikings infidels at Packers shareholder meeti…

    A Lambeau Leap by Vikings infidels at Packers shareholder meeting

    startribune.com Jul 29 (yesterday)
    Get to know the two Vikings fans who attended the Green Bay Packers shareholders meeting on Tuesday and sparked a stir on social media.
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  • What you missed at Vikings training camp on Wednesday, July 29

    What you missed at Vikings training camp on Wednesday, July 29

    startribune.com Jul 29 (yesterday)
    SETTING THE SCENE: Winds up to 26 miles per hour swept across the practice fields, blowing footballs off tees, wobbling the video platform risers that tower over practice and even swiping the hat off the head of head coach Mike Zimmer at one point. One …
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  • Adrian Peterson Back in Pads and Moving Forward With Vikings

    Adrian Peterson Back in Pads and Moving Forward With Vikings

    Adrian Peterson burst through the line of scrimmage and veered toward the sideline as he headed up the field.
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  • Access Vikings morning walkthrough: Peterson in pads, buying a …

    Access Vikings morning walkthrough: Peterson in pads, buying a Super Bowl ring and don't call him 'Hank'

    startribune.com Jul 29 (yesterday)
    On most mornings, we walk you through what’s going on with the Vikings. WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED – Vikings backup quarterback Shaun Hill has made a name for himself. And it ain’t “Hank.” – Slot duty calls for receiver Jarius Wright now that Greg Jenni…
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  • Vikings notes: Jarius Wright prepares for more slot receiver du…

    Vikings notes: Jarius Wright prepares for more slot receiver duty

    startribune.com Jul 29 (2 days ago)
    Since veteran Greg Jennings was released in March, Jarius Wright has usually been the one running out of the slot in the Vikings’ three-receiver sets
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  • Barr on the mend, one funny (or dumb) rookie and an impressive …

    Barr on the mend, one funny (or dumb) rookie and an impressive stat for Locke

    startribune.com Jul 28 (3 days ago)
    Some highlights from the media sessions held a little earlier today with coach Mike Zimmer and special teams coordinator Mike Priefer … From Zimmer: – Linebacker Anthony Barr, limited to individual drills the first two days of camp, will do “a little mo…
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  • Fan in Vikings jersey at Packers shareholder meeting is a Minne…

    Fan in Vikings jersey at Packers shareholder meeting is a Minnesota hero

    startribune.com Jul 28 (3 days ago)
    The Packers have 363,948 shareholders. The last time they sold stock, it was for $250 a share a few years back. The team’s “owners” cannot sell the stock. It is basically a willing donation to the team masked as ownership. But it’s a very clever thing t…
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  • Mike Wallace: I have to be a better person, player and leader

    Mike Wallace: I have to be a better person, player and leader

    profootballtalk.com Jul 28 (3 days ago)
    Mike Wallace’s two years with the Dolphins were a disappointment in terms of on-field production, the team’s place in the standings and the way Wallace fit in with the rest of the team. Wallace is now with the Vikings after an offseason trade and the wi…
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  • Zimmer calls CBA rule limiting training camp pass coverage 'rid…

    Zimmer calls CBA rule limiting training camp pass coverage 'ridiculous'

    startribune.com Jul 28 (3 days ago)
    There must be a lot of old-school DNA bouncing around inside this observer’s skull because he finds himself nodding often when Mike Zimmer is trying to make a point about his coaching philosophy and thoughts on restrictions placed upon teams and develop…
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  • Harrison Smith isn’t a fan of the fifth-year option

    Harrison Smith isn’t a fan of the fifth-year option

    profootballtalk.com startribune.com Jul 28 (3 days ago)
    in 2015, Vikings safety Harrison Smith enters the fourth year of his contract. If the 29th pick in 2012 had been selected four spots lower, it would be the final year of his contract. Thanks to the fifth-year option, it’s not. “I’m obviously not a fan o…
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  • Xavier Rhodes confident Vikings will have good year

    Xavier Rhodes confident Vikings will have good year

    startribune.com Jul 28 (3 days ago)
    Despite high expectations, Vikings cornerback Xavier Rhodes said he's confident the Vikings will have a good season.
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  • Cordarrelle Patterson still struggling with consistency

    Cordarrelle Patterson still struggling with consistency

    profootballtalk.com Jul 28 (3 days ago)
    Vikings wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson didn’t take the step forward that the team wanted to see last season, leading Patterson to say this offseason that 2015 is going to be a make or break year for him. If he wants it to wind up in the make column…
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  • Video - Vikings not pushing rookies early 01:29

    Vikings not pushing rookies early

    Jul 26
    ESPN Vikings reporter Ben Goessling discusses the activity with the rookies so far during training camp in Mankato, Minnesota.
  • Video - Vikings being patient with rookies 01:26

    Vikings being patient with rookies

    Jul 26
    ESPN Vikings reporter Ben Goessling discusses the Vikings' plan to develop their rookies during training camp.
  • Video - Wallace, Vikings report to camp 01:31

    Wallace, Vikings report to camp

    Jul 25
    ESPN Vikings reporter Ben Goessling reports the latest from Minnesota's training camp, including Mike Wallace's efforts to acclimate with Teddy Bridgewater and his other teammates.
  • Video - Peterson arrives at Vikings camp 00:27

    Peterson arrives at Vikings camp

    Jul 25
    Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson arrives at the Vikings practice facility ahead of their first team practice on Monday.

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