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Vikings sign wide receiver Lestar Jean

Vikings sign wide receiver Lestar Jean

The Vikings added a little more pass catching depth on Tuesday, announcing the signing of former Texans wide receiver Lestar Jean. The 26-year-old Jean appeared in 27 regular season games with Houston, catching 10 passes for 186 yards and one TD. He had…
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  • Little precedent for Manziel-Turner match

    Little precedent for Manziel-Turner match

    ESPN.com Apr 8
    MINNEAPOLIS -- Since Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer made his much-discussed comments about the "sideshow" at Johnny Manziel's pro day and the "flags" that come up with the ballyhooed Texas A&M quarterback, there have been pl…
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  • Vikings to meet with LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger after We…

    Vikings to meet with LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger after Wednesday's pro day

    The Vikings will be in Baton Rouge to check out quarterback Zach Mettenberger on Wednesday at LSU’s pro day. They will also meet with him privately.
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  • Quarterbacks -- and one in particular -- keep getting linked to…

    Quarterbacks -- and one in particular -- keep getting linked to the Vikings in various NFL mock drafts

    With the 2014 NFL draft a month away to the day, now seems like a good time to check in to see whom the growing number of NFL draft analysts have the Vikings picking in their latest first-round mock drafts.
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  • Video - DDFP TV: Adrian Peterson 03:34

    DDFP TV: Adrian Peterson

    Apr 8
    Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson tells Dave Dameshek the meanest thing he's ever heard on a football field, his special talents and much more.
  • Video - DDFP TV: Most handsome NFL player 02:24

    DDFP TV: Most handsome NFL player

    Apr 8
    NFL stars Colin Kaepernick, Adrian Peterson, Victor Cruz and more tell Dave Dameshek their picks for the NFL's most handsome player.
  • Video - DDFP TV: Trash talking in the NFL 02:12

    DDFP TV: Trash talking in the NFL

    Apr 8
    Adrian Peterson, Patrick Peterson and other NFL stars share fun trash-talking stories with Dave Dameshek.