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At Vikings camp ex-Badger Joel Stave puts passing issues in pas…

At Vikings camp ex-Badger Joel Stave puts passing issues in past

startribune.com Updated 23 hours ago
Former college coach more impresed with rookie’s mind-set than spirals.
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  • Want to tour U.S. Bank Stadium? There are options

    Want to tour U.S. Bank Stadium? There are options

    startribune.com May 27 (yesterday)
    Free, public, Vikings tours of new stadium remain available.
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  • New Falcons stadium: $2 hot dogs, $5 beers, expensive seats. Ho…

    New Falcons stadium: $2 hot dogs, $5 beers, expensive seats. How do Vikings compare?

    startribune.com May 27 (yesterday)
    The new Atlanta stadium slated to open in 2017 — with multiple tenants, including the Falcons as the primary one — generated some positive press last week with the announcement of reasonable prices for many food and drink items. Indeed, in comparisons t…
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  • Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph healthy, happy during productive offsea…

    Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph healthy, happy during productive offseason

    startribune.com May 27 (yesterday)
    Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph has had a busy offseason. “It’s been great. Got married in February. Got twins on the way. So it’s been a productive offseason,” Rudolph said through a big smile at Wednesday’s organized team activity at Winter Park. Rudol…
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  • Veteran safety Michael Griffin excited about Vikings defense

    Veteran safety Michael Griffin excited about Vikings defense

    startribune.com May 26 (2 days ago)
    New veteran safety Michael Griffin believes the Vikings have all the tools to make a run to the Super Bowl.
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  • With limited practice time, Zimmer moves OTAs with necessary fo…

    With limited practice time, Zimmer moves OTAs with necessary focus, urgency

    startribune.com May 26 (2 days ago)
    Being organized and focused has never been more important for an NFL head coach. Back in the good, old days for coaches — and bad, old days for players — practice time in full pads runneth over. And players rarely changed teams, so continuity ranneth ov…
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  • Vikings defensive tackle B.J. Dubose tears ACL in OTA

    Vikings defensive tackle B.J. Dubose tears ACL in OTA

    profootballtalk.com startribune.com May 26 (2 days ago)
    On-field practices during OTAs are supposed to be non-contact, but they’re never non-risk. According to Matt Vensel of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Vikings defensive tackle B.J. Dubose suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament during Wednesday’s worko…
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  • Bridgewater meets young fan who invited him to birthday with ra…

    Bridgewater meets young fan who invited him to birthday with rap song

    startribune.com May 26 (2 days ago)
    Here’s a cute story via Foxsports.com: Obadiah Gamble, a 6-year-old Vikings fan and huge Teddy Bridgewater fan, released via YouTube recently a rap song inviting Bridgewater to his upcoming 7th birthday party. The young fan tweeted snippets of the song …
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  • Vikings' Walsh quickly put missed field goal behind him

    Vikings' Walsh quickly put missed field goal behind him

    startribune.com May 25 (3 days ago)
    The Vikings kicker talked one last time about his costly playoff boot, but says he won’t dwell on it.
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  • Vikings' Adrian Peterson hopes to improve from shotgun formatio…

    Vikings' Adrian Peterson hopes to improve from shotgun formation

    startribune.com May 25 (3 days ago)
    Adrian Peterson is working to become better in the formation that best fits his QB
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  • Rookies and veterans at Vikings OTAs

    Rookies and veterans at Vikings OTAs

    startribune.com May 25 (3 days ago)
    The Vikings are back together at Winter Park where the rookies are learning where the lockers are.
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  • Blair Walsh: Missed field goal won’t define me

    Blair Walsh: Missed field goal won’t define me

    profootballtalk.com startribune.com May 25 (3 days ago)
    Vikings kicker Blair Walsh spoke to the media after Wednesday’s OTA session and one of the topics that came up was the team’s move indoors at their new stadium. Walsh said it’s “always easier to kick indoors,” but added that he felt he “had one of my be…
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  • Lions waive rookie offensive lineman

    Lions waive rookie offensive lineman

    profootballtalk.com May 24 (4 days ago)
    The Lions waived-injured rookie offensive lineman Darius Johnson Tuesday. Johnson had attended the team’s post-draft rookie minicamp as a tryout player and then signed a contract on May 8, at which point the Lions cut offensive tackle Tyrus Thompson, a …
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  • Vikings stadium photo-bombing tussle not subsiding

    Vikings stadium photo-bombing tussle not subsiding

    startribune.com May 24 (4 days ago)
    The Minnesota Vikings and Wells Fargo filed another set of opposing motions in the photo-bombing lawsuit about signs on two buildings.
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  • Updating our defensive depth chart projection for Vikings' spri…

    Updating our defensive depth chart projection for Vikings' spring workouts

    startribune.com May 24 (4 days ago)
    In anticipation of the start of the third phase of the offseason program, which kicks off today, we decided to update our projected depth charts from a couple of months ago. Yesterday, we shared our best guess at the pecking order on offense. Today, we …
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  • Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph announces twins are on the way — at Twi…

    Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph announces twins are on the way — at Twins game

    startribune.com May 24 (4 days ago)
    The Vikings won 11 games last season in 16 tries. The Twins are stuck on that same number in 44 tries after another drubbing Monday at the hands of Kansas City. The franchises are going in about as complete opposite directions as possible at the moment,…
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  • Revival, Ike's, Spoon and Stable will join Andrew Zimmern with …

    Revival, Ike's, Spoon and Stable will join Andrew Zimmern with U.S. Bank Stadium concessions

    startribune.com May 24 (4 days ago)
    Aramark announces local food partners for new Vikings Stadium
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  • Prepare for 'this is Teddy Bridgewater's prove-it year' to beco…

    Prepare for 'this is Teddy Bridgewater's prove-it year' to become national narrative

    startribune.com May 23 (5 days ago)
    Vikings QB Teddy Bridgewater is about to enter his third season in the NFL. The first two were uneven, though they were marked by a a team improvement from seven victories his rookie year to 11 wins and a division title last season. As such, it’s only n…
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  • Report: Adrian Peterson to attend Vikings OTAs

    Report: Adrian Peterson to attend Vikings OTAs

    profootballtalk.com May 23 (5 days ago)
    Vikings running back Adrian Peterson has said on multiple recent occasions that the demands of training camp ultimately could bring about the end to his career. At least for 2016, he doesn’t have the same attitude about Organized Team Activities. Chris …
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  • Randall Cunningham: Husband, father, pastor, coach

    Randall Cunningham: Husband, father, pastor, coach

    Randall Cunningham is lifting spirits and his children’s Olympic dreams
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  • Bud Grant: 'I fish, I hunt, I go to the lake,' and host garage …

    Bud Grant: 'I fish, I hunt, I go to the lake,' and host garage sales

    The Vikings' 89-year-old former coach continues to attract fans interested in getting their hands on a piece of Grant's junk — or treasures, depending on how you look at it.
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  • Work on Minnesota Vikings' new home drawing to conclusion ahead…

    Work on Minnesota Vikings' new home drawing to conclusion ahead of equity hiring goals

    U.S. Bank Stadium project has hired many women, minorities, workers from poorer neighborhoods.
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  • Vikings will have big decisions coming up regarding 2017

    Vikings will have big decisions coming up regarding 2017

    After this season 17 Vikings will become unrestricted free agents, plus the team must decide whether Adrian Peterson is worth keeping for $18 million in 2017.
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  • Vikings' crowded linebacker group should create interesting com…

    Vikings' crowded linebacker group should create interesting competition

    The competition along the Vikings offensive line during spring practices and down in Mankato will garner much more attention with potentially three starting spots up for grabs, but their linebacker group is crowded, too, which should set up some interes…
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  • Video - How much gas does AP have left in the tank? 01:03

    How much gas does AP have left in the tank?

    May 26
    Vikings coach Mike Zimmer comments on Adrian Peterson's goal of playing until 40 years old and reveals how Peterson is looking in OTA's.
  • Video - Deion Sanders' pick-six on Brett Favre 00:34

    Deion Sanders' pick-six on Brett Favre

    May 26
    GameDay 100: Prime Time picks off The Gunslinger before either of them were close to being Hall of Famers.
  • Video - Vikings kicker not defined by playoff miss 01:40

    Vikings kicker not defined by playoff miss

    May 25
    ESPN NFL analyst Herm Edwards explains that kicker Blair Walsh will be able to put last year's wild-card field goal miss behind him because the Vikings will provide the opportunity for him to get back in similar situations over and over again.
  • Video - Peterson aiming to improve route running 00:34

    Peterson aiming to improve route running

    May 25
    Vikings running back Adrian Peterson details what areas of his game he worked on over the offseason.