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Vikings coach Mike Zimmer back to work, carefully

Vikings coach Mike Zimmer back to work, carefully

Coach says he’s following doctor’s orders following eye surgery.
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  • Harrison Smith’s season in doubt due to high ankle sprain

    Harrison Smith’s season in doubt due to high ankle sprain

    profootballtalk.com 7 hours ago
    Vikings safety Harrison Smith could miss an extended period of time due to a high ankle sprain, the Pioneer Press reported Tuesday. Smith has a grade 3 sprain and will miss at least this week’s game at Jacksonville. The report said Smith could miss the …
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  • Data privacy expert: U.S. Bank Stadium authority can release na…

    Data privacy expert: U.S. Bank Stadium authority can release names of all guests in suites

    startribune.com 11 hours ago
    State law shouldn’t prevent release of names of those at U.S. Bank Stadium events, he says.
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  • The story of the Vikings' season, as told by week-by-week playo…

    The story of the Vikings' season, as told by week-by-week playoff odds

    startribune.com 18 hours ago
    There are a lot of ways to sum up this Vikings’ season-to-date, but one pretty stark way to tell the story is by looking at their week-to-week odds of making the postseason — as defined by Five Thirty Eight. When a team starts with modest expectations, …
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  • Title hopes? Vikings have NFC North's easiest schedule in final…

    Title hopes? Vikings have NFC North's easiest schedule in final weeks

    startribune.com 20 hours ago
    The hope may be faint. But the Vikings have the easiest schedule over the final weeks of the season as none of their opponents have a winning record.
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  • Vikings have three players among Pro Bowl ballot leaders

    Vikings have three players among Pro Bowl ballot leaders

    startribune.com 21 hours ago
    This season has quickly deteriorated for the Vikings, though a few players are gaining Pro Bowl respect from the fans. Three Vikings players rank among the top five at their positions in fan balloting for the Pro Bowl, which runs through Dec. 13. Player…
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  • Vikings' playoff hopes could rest with their pass-rush

    Vikings' playoff hopes could rest with their pass-rush

    ESPN.com 23 hours ago
    Vikings' playoff hopes could rest with their pass-rush
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  • What if the Vikings Logo Was Made in the Likeness of President …

    What if the Vikings Logo Was Made in the Likeness of President Elect Donald Trump?

    vikingsgab.com Dec 5 (yesterday)
    Like it or not, next month Donald Trump will be the new President of the United States, and one thing that can’t be denied is it’s going to be an interesting four years in our country. There’s been plenty of fun poked at the President elect, and one sit…
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  • In Peterson's possible return to Vikings, is it 'Yo, Adrian,' o…

    In Peterson's possible return to Vikings, is it 'Yo, Adrian,' or 'No, Adrian'?

    startribune.com Dec 5 (yesterday)
    Peterson’s possible return is a complex decision for all.
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  • T.J. Clemmings to the Pro Bowl? Here's a tweet suggesting you v…

    T.J. Clemmings to the Pro Bowl? Here's a tweet suggesting you vote for him

    startribune.com Dec 5 (yesterday)
    T.J. Clemmings has routinely struggled at offensive tackle for the Vikings the season after once again being pressed into duty because of injuries to Matt Kalil and Andre Smith. While the struggles of the offensive line are not solely his fault, he dese…
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  • The Vikings' biggest problem? They're failing when it matters m…

    The Vikings' biggest problem? They're failing when it matters most

    startribune.com ESPN.com Dec 5 (yesterday)
    Alternate headlines for this post were titles such as, “the things the Vikings are now bad at are the things they used to be good at” and so on. Nothing quite sounded right, and everything sounded too simple. But there’s an element of truth to the simpl…
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  • Chad Greenway says Vikings must learn to close out games

    Chad Greenway says Vikings must learn to close out games

    startribune.com Dec 4 (2 days ago)
    Chad Greenway said the Vikings’ trouble has come in the final five minutes of a game.
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  • Nothing seems to change in the Minnesota sports scene

    Nothing seems to change in the Minnesota sports scene

    startribune.com Dec 4 (2 days ago)
    The Vikings, Wild, Wolves and Gophers football teams change each year, so why do things not seem to change?
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  • The Cowboys are going to the playoffs

    The Cowboys are going to the playoffs

    profootballtalk.com Dec 4 (2 days ago)
    This year’s playoff field has its first entrant. The Cowboys didn’t play on Sunday, but they have booked a ticket to the postseason. Their win over the Vikings on Thursday night gave them routes into the playoffs with losses by either the Buccaneers or …
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  • New Vikings stadium keeping up with Jones'

    New Vikings stadium keeping up with Jones'

    startribune.com Dec 4 (2 days ago)
    Cowboys owner Jerry Jones built one of the most expensive stadiums in the world back in 2009, the $1.3 billion AT&T Stadium, so on Thursday he talked about how impressed he was with the new U.S. Bank Stadium and also about how important the stadium …
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  • Jerry Jones laments inconsistent officiating on Thursday night

    Jerry Jones laments inconsistent officiating on Thursday night

    profootballtalk.com Dec 3 (3 days ago)
    The Vikings weren’t the only team unhappy with the officiating on Thursday night. The Cowboys, despite prevailing, were displeased, too. “They were inconsistent with their calls, and that was frustrating,” owner Jerry Jones said Friday on 105.3 The Fan …
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  • Video - Vikings want Zimmer to grow with young players 01:11

    Vikings want Zimmer to grow with young players

    Jul 28
    Adam Schefter, Field Yates and Louis Riddick think the Vikings made a smart move locking up Mike Zimmer.
  • Video - Adrian Peterson's NFL Mutant Ninja Turtles 00:27

    Adrian Peterson's NFL Mutant Ninja Turtles

    Jul 28
    Adrian Peterson outed himself as Donatello, so we tried to figure out who his Ninja Turtles brothers would be.
  • Video - Mike Greenberg remembers Dennis Green 00:52

    Mike Greenberg remembers Dennis Green

    Jul 25
    Mike Greenberg reflects on Dennis Green's passion for fishing, and how sad he is that he will never get the chance to go with him.
  • Video - Dennis Green's eye for talent unmatched 00:59

    Dennis Green's eye for talent unmatched

    Jul 24
    John Saunders offers his thoughts on the career of Dennis Green and the impact he had on the NFL on and off the field after Green died earlier this week.