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Vikings add 16 undrafted college free agents

Vikings add 16 undrafted college free agents

startribune.com Updated Apr 30, 2013
James Vandenberg will try to show the form he flashed in his standout junior season with the Hawkeyes.
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  • Spielman, Kluwe met Monday

    Spielman, Kluwe met Monday

    On Saturday, the Vikings devoted a fifth-round pick to a punter. On Sunday, their current punter, Chris Kluwe, suggested that the move may be connected to his off-field support for causes like same-sex marriage. Vikings G.M. Rick Spielman joined PFT Liv…
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  • Draft review:  Minnesota Vikings

    Draft review: Minnesota Vikings

    profootballtalk.com Apr 30, 2013
    From 3-13 to 10-6, the Vikings had several specific needs to stay closer to their performance in 2012. If they failed to fill those needs, it’s not for lack of trying. He’s a look at what they did. What they needed: Linebacker, receiver, quarterback,
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  • Vikings announce signings of 16 undrafted free agents

    Vikings announce signings of 16 undrafted free agents

    In addition to their nine draft picks, what other players will be joining the mix at this weekend's rookie mini-camp?
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  • Draft impact: Vikings' Cordarrelle Patterson

    Draft impact: Vikings' Cordarrelle Patterson

    ESPN.com Apr 30, 2013
    The first in a periodic series examining the roles of NFC North newcomers: By all accounts, the Minnesota Vikings traded away a unique talent last month when they shipped Percy Harvin to the Seattle Seahawks. The Vikings were not, however, ready to aban…
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  • PFT Live: Rick Spielman, Justin Pugh

    PFT Live: Rick Spielman, Justin Pugh

    profootballtalk.com Apr 30, 2013
    The Vikings came out of the draft with three first-round picks added to a team that advanced to the playoffs last season, a haul that will raise expectations that they can make a return trip come January. Vikings General Manager Rick Spielman will join …
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  • New Vikings stadium design to be unveiled May 13

    New Vikings stadium design to be unveiled May 13

    profootballtalk.com Apr 30, 2013
    Last May, the Vikings finally struck a deal for their new stadium. This May, the design will be unveiled. According to John Vomhof Jr. of the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, the first look at how the building will look will be provided on May 13 …
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  • TFD:Bud Grant says Drew Pearson "absolutely" pushed off

    TFD:Bud Grant says Drew Pearson "absolutely" pushed off

    startribune.com Apr 30, 2013
    A reanalysis of the decisive play in that 1975 playoff game with Dallas, with expert testimony from the legendary coach.
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  • Video - Are the Minnesota Vikings closing in on the Green Bay Packers? 02:13

    Are the Minnesota Vikings closing in on the Green Bay Packers?

    Apr 30
    Charley Casserly, Charles Davis and Daniel Jeremiah break down the Minnesota Vikings' three first-round picks in the 2013 NFL Draft and tell you how these prospects will help elevate the Vikes in the competitive NFC North.
  • Video - Fan Pass: Cordarrelle Patterson's draft day journey 04:22

    Fan Pass: Cordarrelle Patterson's draft day journey

    Apr 30
    Cordarrelle Patterson's NFL dream came true on draft night after the Minnesota Vikings selected him with the 29th overall pick. Watch his stylish ride from amateur to professional.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: NFL must create environment for others to follow Collins' lead…

    Apr 30
    In the wake of NBA player Jason Collins' decision to come out as gay in this week's Sports Illustrated, the obvious conclusion to draw is that it will start a trend of players to do the same.