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NFC North Q&A: Will Vikings have best defense in division b…

NFC North Q&A: Will Vikings have best defense in division by midseason?

ESPN.com Updated Jul 3 (2 days ago)
NFC North Q&A: Will Vikings have best defense in division by midseason?
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  • Josh Robinson has partially torn pectoral muscle

    Josh Robinson has partially torn pectoral muscle

    The good news? Vikings cornerback Josh Robinson has more time to tweet. The bad news? Vikings cornerback Josh Robinson has more time to tweet. Per multiple reports, Robinson has a partially torn pectoral muscle. The injury happened before the team’s man…
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  • Ex-Gophers great Charlie Sanders dies at 68

    Ex-Gophers great Charlie Sanders dies at 68

    startribune.com Jul 3 (3 days ago)
    The former Gophers tight end died from cancer at age 68.
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  • A wild decade of Vikings ownership for Wilfs

    A wild decade of Vikings ownership for Wilfs

    startribune.com Jul 2 (3 days ago)
    The Vikings have been under Wilf ownership since 2005.
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  • Vikings offer to pay half of pedestrian bridge costs

    Vikings offer to pay half of pedestrian bridge costs

    startribune.com Jul 2 (3 days ago)
    The Met Council will vote on a proposal that caps team’s share of pedestrian bridge at $3.5M.
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  • Bank chief says Vikings stadium rights is good business

    Bank chief says Vikings stadium rights is good business

    startribune.com Jul 2 (4 days ago)
    Ties with Vikings reflect a strong commitment to community and bolster U.S. Bank’s profile.
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  • Brett Favre, now 45, says he thinks he could still play

    Brett Favre, now 45, says he thinks he could still play

    yahoo.com Jun 30 (5 days ago)
    Longtime NFL quarterback Brett Favre is on the cover of this week’s Sports Illustrated for its “Where Are They Now?” issue. Favre is now 45 and hasn’t played since 2010, when his two-year stint with the Minnesota Vikings came to an end. Favre, who donne…
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  • Vikings rookie defensive end Danielle Hunter molding 'raw' tale…

    Vikings rookie defensive end Danielle Hunter molding 'raw' talent

    startribune.com Jun 30 (5 days ago)
    When people speak about Danielle Hunter, including us here on this blog, the first word to describe the defensive end is typically “raw”. He was a two-year starter at LSU, starting 23 of the 38 games he played in. When you watched how Hunter played, it’…
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  • Vikings' Jeff Locke still seeking consistency

    Vikings' Jeff Locke still seeking consistency

    startribune.com Jun 30 (6 days ago)
    There will be competition at long snapper during training camp next month as Cullen Loeffler and Kevin McDermott battle for the starting job. The Vikings opted not to bring in another punter to compete with Jeff Locke, however. Special teams coordinator…
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  • Vikings getting national attention as team on the rise

    Vikings getting national attention as team on the rise

    startribune.com Jun 29 (6 days ago)
    It’s late June, when all Super Bowl titles are won. Scratch that, we’re about as far from the Super Bowl as possible. Late June is the time when NFL folks start to try to determine the contenders and pretenders — which includes determining which teams m…
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  • Adrian Peterson leading teammates in summer workouts

    Adrian Peterson leading teammates in summer workouts

    Despite being suspended and unhappy for much of the offseason, running back Adrian Peterson has assumed a leadership role with the Vikings in recent weeks. With the team off until the start of training camp, Peterson has brought teammates including wide…
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  • Greg Jennings, former Vikings receiver, makes Minnesota his hom…

    Greg Jennings, former Vikings receiver, makes Minnesota his home

    Now with the Miami Dolphins, the veteran says the Twin Cities "just felt right'' for him and his wife.
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  • Josh Robinson apologizes for anti-gay comments

    Josh Robinson apologizes for anti-gay comments

    Vikings cornerback Josh Robinson had some stupid things to say about the Supreme Court legalizing gay marriage across America. After the inevitable backlash hit, he thought better of it. Robinson, who tweeted that allowing two gay men or two gay women t…
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  • Wanted: Someone to oversee building of new Vikings stadium

    Wanted: Someone to oversee building of new Vikings stadium

    The vacancy for overseeing Vikings stadium construction was created by the departure of Duane Benson.
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  • Vikings cornerback Josh Robinson apologizes for tweets

    Vikings cornerback Josh Robinson apologizes for tweets

    The Vikings cornerback expressed his disapproval of the same-sex marriage ruling in a series of tweets that have since been deleted.
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  • Vikings CB: Same-Sex Marriage Ruling One Step Closer To Legal P…

    Vikings CB: Same-Sex Marriage Ruling One Step Closer To Legal Pedophilia

    deadspin.com Jun 26
    The Supreme Court made same-sex marriage legal across the nation today. Minnesota Vikings cornerback Josh Robinson unwisely decided to express his opinion that the ruling represents the height of a slippery slope leading to the legalization of pedophili…
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  • Vikings' Norv Turner viewed among NFL's top coordinators

    Vikings' Norv Turner viewed among NFL's top coordinators

    This week, NFL Network’s Bucky Brooks listed off, in his opinion, the top 20 coordinators in the NFL. The former NFL linebacker and scout has Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner ranked high on his list. Turner was selected as the third best coordi…
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  • Charles Johnson isn’t getting complacent

    Charles Johnson isn’t getting complacent

    Last year, Vikings receiver Charles Johnson ended the season as the team’s top wideout. He started the season not even on the roster. This year, Johnson isn’t exhaling. “In this business, you’re never secure,” Johnson told Master Tesfatsion of the Minne…
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  • Vikings stadium taking shape, now 60 percent complete

    Vikings stadium taking shape, now 60 percent complete

    See the latest progress at the site of the new Vikings stadium.
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  • Vikings' Johnson not satisfied with new stability

    Vikings' Johnson not satisfied with new stability

    Charles Johnson seemed to have gained some stability for the first time in career last year. The wide receiver emerged as the Vikings No. 1 target last year in his second season, though he didn’t even start the season with the team. Johnson won’t have t…
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  • Adrian Peterson, Mike Wallace give Vikings strong offseason gra…

    Adrian Peterson, Mike Wallace give Vikings strong offseason grade

    ESPN.com Jun 24
    Adrian Peterson, Mike Wallace give Vikings strong offseason grade
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  • 3 named to Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee

    3 named to Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee

    David Haselman, Dana Nelson and Wendy Williams Blackshaw to take leading roles in planning.
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  • Video - Is Favre serious about being able to play in the NFL? 02:02

    Is Favre serious about being able to play in the NFL?

    Jun 30
    ESPN Packers reporter Rob Demovsky discusses Brett Favre's comments about playing in the NFL at age 45.
  • Video - Vikings retain Peterson, add Wallace, Waynes, Kendricks, receive ... 02:09

    Vikings retain Peterson, add Wallace, Waynes, Kendricks, receive ...

    Jun 23
    ESPN Vikings reporter Ben Goessling says the team had an aggressive and purposeful offseason, leading to an above-average grade.
  • Video - Vikings' Zimmer is all business at minicamp 01:11

    Vikings' Zimmer is all business at minicamp

    Jun 18
    ESPN Vikings reporter Ben Goessling discusses coach Mike Zimmer's belief that time at minicamp is better spent on the field than at off-field team-building activities.
  • Video - Clayton's Quiz: Running back facing most eight-in-the-box defense... 00:58

    Clayton's Quiz: Running back facing most eight-in-the-box defense...

    Jun 18
    John Clayton's NFL quiz that tests your football knowledge this week asks: Which NFL running back faces the most punishing eight-in-the-box defenses? Is it Adrian Peterson of the Vikings, Alfred Morris of the Redskins or Frank Gore of the Colts?

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