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Vensel: What are the next steps for Vikings, Peterson?

Vensel: What are the next steps for Vikings, Peterson?

The Star Tribune’s Matt Vensel joins CineSport’s Brian Clark to discuss what Thursday’s ruling means for Adrian Peterson’s future with the Vikings.
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    Greg Hardy preparing to seek immediate reinstatement

    profootballtalk.com 10 hours ago
    Adrian Peterson’s win in Judge David Doty’s courtroom today isn’t just a win for the Vikings running back. Other players who were stuck in commissioner’s exempt limbo caught a break as well. A league source tells PFT that Panthers defensive end Greg Har…
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  • Bostick opens up: 'I became the singular scapegoat'

    Bostick opens up: 'I became the singular scapegoat'

    startribune.com 14 hours ago
    Brandon Bostick, the tight end whom the Vikings claimed off waivers last week, has shared an interesting first-person piece for MMQB.com about his emotions and experiences in the aftermath of that botched attempt at recovering an onside kick late in las…
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  • Vikings mock draft roundup: now in Waynes' world?

    Vikings mock draft roundup: now in Waynes' world?

    startribune.com 14 hours ago
    The NFL scouting combine is now a few days behind us, which means the draftniks have had sufficient time to update their mock drafts to reflect what was learned in Indy. It is still more than two months until the actual draft, and future events — none b…
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    Some NFL free agency 'don'ts'

    startribune.com Feb 25 (yesterday)
    A week from Saturday, NFL teams and agents for players who will become unrestricted free agents are allowed to begin negotiating. But they can’t sign off on a deal until 3 p.m. CT on March 10, three days later. This, of course, causes concern among thos…
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  • Vikings are among NFL's analytics 'skeptics'

    Vikings are among NFL's analytics 'skeptics'

    ESPN.com Feb 24 (2 days ago)
    MINNEAPOLIS -- Any football department run by a general manager as meticulous as the Minnesota Vikings' Rick Spielman -- who rates draft prospects down to the thousandth of a point -- is going to have a fairly high view of information gathering. Before …
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  • NFL combine recap: Vikings takeaways, winners, losers

    NFL combine recap: Vikings takeaways, winners, losers

    startribune.com Feb 24 (2 days ago)
    The NFL scouting combine is over, and the GMs, coaches, scouts, agents and pesky reporters have vacated Lucas Oil Field, the fancy hotels and expensive steakhouses where their business is done. So what did we learn? Who helped themselves? Who hurt thems…
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  • Nothing decided on Matt Cassel’s status with Vikings

    Nothing decided on Matt Cassel’s status with Vikings

    profootballtalk.com Feb 24 (3 days ago)
    The Vikings know who their starting quarterback is going to be in 2015 after watching Teddy Bridgewater make 12 starts as a rookie, but they aren’t willing to commit to bringing Matt Cassel back as their backup. Cassel, whose 2014 ended early because of…
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  • Video - Judge Rules In Favor Of Peterson, NFL To Appeal 02:25

    Judge Rules In Favor Of Peterson, NFL To Appeal

    Feb 26
    Adam Schefter discusses a federal judge's ruling for Adrian Peterson, and what comes next with the NFL's decision to appeal.
  • Video - Onside Kick Miscue Resulted In Death Threats 03:19

    Onside Kick Miscue Resulted In Death Threats

    Feb 26
    ESPN Packers reporter Rob Demovsky discusses how the botched onside kick recovery in the NFC Championship Game has affected the life of tight end Brandon Bostick.
  • Video - Can Relationship Between Vikings, Peterson Be Saved? 02:53

    Can Relationship Between Vikings, Peterson Be Saved?

    Feb 26
    Louis Riddick and Herm Edwards discuss how they would mend the relationship between the Vikings and Adrian Peterson.
  • Video - Judge Rules Against NFL In Peterson's Appeal 03:00

    Judge Rules Against NFL In Peterson's Appeal

    Feb 26
    ESPN Vikings reporter Ben Goessling discusses the news that a federal judge has ruled against the NFL in Adrian Peterson's appeal, and the appeal of his suspension now goes back to the arbitration process for a decision.

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