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Hartman: Harvin's been gone while Vikings thrive

Hartman: Harvin's been gone while Vikings thrive

startribune.com Updated Jan 2, 2013
 The injured wide receiver doesn't appear happy with management, which might listen to trade offers for him.
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  • Consistent offensive line a key to Vikings success

    Consistent offensive line a key to Vikings success

    startribune.com Jan 2, 2013
    Adrian Peterson's 2,000-yard season wouldn't be possible without the help of his offensive line, a retooled, cohesive unit that's hitting its stride.
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  • QB Christian Ponder Limited at Vikings Practice

    QB Christian Ponder Limited at Vikings Practice

    Vikings QB Christian Ponder was a limited participant in the Vikings’ practice on Wednesday because of a right elbow bruise he sustained when Packers safety Morgan Burnett hit him on a blitz Sunday. But coach Leslie Frazier said Ponder would get more wo
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  • Adrian Peterson Wants To Return Kickoffs And Block Field Goals …

    Adrian Peterson Wants To Return Kickoffs And Block Field Goals On Saturday

    Adrian Peterson is, last we checked, the best thing going in football. No one can tackle him or outrun him or chase him down. Alas, Adrian Peterson plays on a team full of men who are not the best things going in football. Christian Ponder averages only…
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  • Vikings-Packers III: Injury report

    Vikings-Packers III: Injury report

    ESPN.com Jan 2, 2013
    There are only a handful of true injury questions as we approach Saturday night's wild-card playoff at Lambeau Field. Let's take a quick look at the first official injury report of the week: Green Bay Packers: Receiver Jordy Nelson (knee) participated i…
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  • Jared Allen: 'I don't have a five-year plan, I'm here to win no…

    Jared Allen: 'I don't have a five-year plan, I'm here to win now'

    startribune.com Jan 2, 2013
    The Pro Bowl defensive end said he had "no clue" what to expect out of the Vikings before the season. Now? He's having some of the most fun of his NFL career.
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  • Vikings straddle fence on practice conditions

    Vikings straddle fence on practice conditions

    profootballtalk.com Jan 2, 2013
    The Vikings will be playing outdoors on Saturday night when they face the Packers at Lambeau Field. Since it is January, it’s a fair bet that there will be a significant chill to the air. Minnesota’s got plenty of its own chill this time of year, but
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  • BBAO: Jordy Nelson's status in question

    BBAO: Jordy Nelson's status in question

    ESPN.com Jan 2, 2013
    We're Black and Blue All Over: Although the Minnesota Vikings' and Green Bay Packers' weekly routines have moved up one day because of a Saturday night kickoff, their formal injury reports remain on the usual NFL schedule. As a result, Packers coach Mik…
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  • Video - NFL32OT: Will Cowboys Make Big Changes? 02:35

    NFL32OT: Will Cowboys Make Big Changes?

    Jan 2
    Episode 241: Suzy Kolber and Chris Mortensen discuss the adjustments the Cowboys could make in the offseason. Steve Young breaks down what went wrong with Jets and Tim Tebow. The NFL32 crew discuss the Vikings-Packers matchup.
  • Video - 'Sound FX': Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson 04:47

    'Sound FX': Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson

    Jan 2
    Get an exclusive look and listen to the Week 17 matchup between the Minnesota Vikings and Green Bay Packers, as Vikings running back Adrian Peterson reached the 2,000 yard mark.
  • Video - Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway on Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis: 'He's unbelievable' 05:00

    Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway on Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis: 'He's unbelievable'

    Jan 2
    Minnesota Vikings linebacker Chad Greenway joins "Around The League" and weighs in on Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis announcing his retirement and the Vikings' playoff matchup with the Green Bay Packers.
  • Video - Blogger Blitz: Antoine Winfield 01:23

    Blogger Blitz: Antoine Winfield

    Jan 2
    NFC North blogger Kevin Seifert thinks the key to this weekend's game between the Vikings and Packers is the health of cornerback Antoine Winfield

Sports Columnists

  • Kerry J. Byrne: Momentum means a lot in the playoffs, but who has it?

    Jan 2
    The Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks enter the 2012 postseason red hot and razor sharp. If momentum matters, they're heading for a collision course in New Orleans.
  • Ray Lewis retires -- Ravens linebacker among five best defensive players e…

    Jan 2
    Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis won't be easily replaced by Baltimore or the NFL at large.