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Hartman: A year later, Vikings need no overhaul

Hartman: A year later, Vikings need no overhaul

startribune.com Updated Jan 9, 2013
 After replacing 19 free agents last offseason, the team's roster is a lot more stable --and youthful.
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  • Vikings sign two to futures contracts

    Vikings sign two to futures contracts

    startribune.com Jan 9, 2013
    Punter T.J. Conley and cornerback Greg McCoy were added.
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  • Andy Reid may add Brad Childress to Chiefs’ staff

    Andy Reid may add Brad Childress to Chiefs’ staff

    profootballtalk.com Jan 9, 2013
    Brad Childress may soon work for Andy Reid again. Childress, the former Vikings head coach, is in Kansas City interviewing for a job with the Chiefs, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports. Reid, the Chiefs’ new head coach, could hire Childress as either the Ch
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  • Chris Kluwe educates Colbert Nation

    Chris Kluwe educates Colbert Nation

    startribune.com Jan 9, 2013
    If you missed the Vikings punter's appearance with Stephen Colbert, you've come to the right place for the replay.
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  • RGIII surgery finds ACL damage

    RGIII surgery finds ACL damage

    CNNSI.com Jan 9, 2013
    WASHINGTON (AP) Robert Griffin III had surgery Wednesday morning to repair a torn ligament and to determine whether there was any other damage in his ailing right knee.
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  • Access Vikings: Season wrap-up

    Access Vikings: Season wrap-up

    startribune.com Jan 9, 2013
    We discuss head coach Leslie Frazier's final press conference of the season. Also, will Joe Webb remain as the 2nd string QB, Percy Harvin and Adrian Peterson's phenomenal year.
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  • VikesCentric: Assessing the free-agent wide receivers

    VikesCentric: Assessing the free-agent wide receivers

    startribune.com Jan 9, 2013
    Greg Jennings? Wes Welker? Dwayne Bowe? Randy Moss? We take a look at who the Vikings might target on the wide receiver free agent market.
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  • BBAO: Percy Harvin 'coexists peacefully'

    BBAO: Percy Harvin 'coexists peacefully'

    ESPN.com Jan 9, 2013
    We're Black and Blue All Over: Minnesota Vikings receiver Percy Harvin will be back at the team's facility for at least one day soon to conduct his exit interview and physical. In speaking to reporters Tuesday, coach Leslie Frazier continued to downplay…
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Sports Columnists

  • Kerry J. Byrne: Numbers show that Harbaugh will come to regret Kaepernick …

    Jan 9
    San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh will regret the decision to bench highly efficient quarterback Alex Smith in favor of Colin Kaepernick in the middle of the season. And there's a good chance that moment of regret will come Saturday night at Candle…
  • Don Banks: No shortage of storylines surrounding NFL's elite eight

    Jan 9
    The best weekend of the NFL season is just ahead, with the league's elite eight colliding in a burst of divisional-round playoff football. Here are eight of the best storylines that provide a backdrop for the action to come:
  • Sports Guy Time Machine: Baseball HOF Revisited

    Jan 9
    Here's a column I wrote about the Baseball Hall of Fame in January 2007 for ESPN The Magazine, back when I still cared who made it. Six years later, I...