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Vikings' McKinnon runs on the cutting edge

Vikings' McKinnon runs on the cutting edge

startribune.com Updated 6 hours ago
Vikings rookie Jerick McKinnon has the instinct to find or create holes when they aren’t there.
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  • Hartman: Cassel helps out while he's healing

    Hartman: Cassel helps out while he's healing

    startribune.com 7 hours ago
    He can’t play until his broken foot is sound, but he’s sharing info with the other Vikings QBs.
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  • Vikings want Teddy Bridgewater to think faster -- but not alway…

    Vikings want Teddy Bridgewater to think faster -- but not always throw sooner

    ESPN.com 10 hours ago
    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- Quarterbacks -- or at least those who analyze quarterbacks -- talk frequently about the need for passers to have an internal clock, a deadline of sorts by which the ball must be thrown before pass-rushers arrive. That term might b…
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  • Access Vikings: Griffen NFC's top defensive player for October

    Access Vikings: Griffen NFC's top defensive player for October

    It’s only Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen’s second month as a full time starter, and he was rewarded for his early season performance by winning NFC Defensive Player of the Month honors for October.
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  • Brian Robison, Jabari Price limited in return

    Brian Robison, Jabari Price limited in return

    startribune.com 13 hours ago
    Vikings defensive end Brian Robison and cornerback Jabari Price returned to Thursday’s practice after not participating on Wednesday. Robison sat out with a glute injury, and Price dealt with a hamstring issue. Both were limited, participating in team s…
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  • Priefer, Vikings considering special-teams changes

    Priefer, Vikings considering special-teams changes

    startribune.com 13 hours ago
    Head coach Mike Zimmer sent a message to the special-teams unit during Monday’s team meeting. So what exactly was Zimmer’s message and who in particular was it aimed at? Let’s ask Mike Priefer. “It’s the mistakes,” the special teams coordinator said. “I…
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  • Peterson cases moves toward November 4 hearing

    Peterson cases moves toward November 4 hearing

    profootballtalk.com 14 hours ago
    The Ray Rice appeal hearing won’t be the only important legal proceeding on the docket for NFL next week. On Tuesday, November 4, Vikings running back Adrian Peterson will have a pre-trial hearing in Texas on pending felony charges of child abuse. With …
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  • Jay Gruden: Barring setbacks, RG3 starts Sunday

    Jay Gruden: Barring setbacks, RG3 starts Sunday

    All the signs have been pointing to the return of Robert Griffin III to the starting quarterback job in Washington for this Sunday’s game against the Vikings, but there’s no more reason to read even the most obvious of tea leaves. Redskins coach Jay Gru…
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  • Cordarrelle Patterson expects to be 100 percent vs. Washington

    Cordarrelle Patterson expects to be 100 percent vs. Washington

    startribune.com 14 hours ago
    Vikings wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson was asked on Thursday whether he’d be 100 percent on Sunday against the Redskins. He sounded like he took offense to the question about his health. “Of course, man,” Patterson responded. “I’ll be out there no …
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  • Vikings 4 Downs: RGIII or McCoy, O/U on Pro Bowlers, 2014 draft…

    Vikings 4 Downs: RGIII or McCoy, O/U on Pro Bowlers, 2014 draft class and more

    startribune.com 17 hours ago
    @MasterStrib which QB matchup is more favorable for the Vikings, McCoy or RG III? #VikingsST — Matt Pitcher (@MattPitcher3) October 30, 2014 Robert Griffin III will reportedly start after missing six weeks with a dislocated left ankle. He’ll likely be r…
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  • Access Vikings morning walkthrough: Vikings pass defense on the…

    Access Vikings morning walkthrough: Vikings pass defense on the rise, Barr gets some love and more

    startribune.com 20 hours ago
    Every weekday, our Vikings reporters walk you through what’s happening with the team that day. WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED — The numbers mislead a little, but the Vikings pass defense is much improved. — The Vikings are getting great pass-rushing push fr…
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  • Video - Challenge For RG III: Find Jackson Downfield 00:49

    Challenge For RG III: Find Jackson Downfield

    Oct 30
    ESPN Redskins reporter Mike Reiss discusses why the Vikings' defense could make it difficult for Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III to connect with wide receiver DeSean Jackson on the deep pass.
  • Video - Inside Edge: Redskins-Vikings 00:45

    Inside Edge: Redskins-Vikings

    Oct 30
    ESPN NFL Insider Mike Sando delivers stats to help you make a pick for Washington at Minnesota.
  • Video - RG III To Start Against Vikings 02:44

    RG III To Start Against Vikings

    Oct 29
    ESPN Redskins reporter John Keim discusses Washington's decision to have Robert Griffin III start against Minnesota on Sunday.
  • Video - NFL Live Prediction: Redskins-Vikings 00:43

    NFL Live Prediction: Redskins-Vikings

    Oct 29
    The NFL Live crew make their picks for Washington at Minnesota.

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