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Once again, Vikings face major quarterback question

Once again, Vikings face major quarterback question

startribune.com Updated Nov 18, 2013
Christian Ponder’s sleepwalking in Seattle threw the job up for grabs.
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  • Assessing risk key to Aaron Rodgers' return

    Assessing risk key to Aaron Rodgers' return

    ESPN.com Nov 18, 2013
    GREEN BAY, Wis. -- There still isn't a solid timeline on quarterback Aaron Rodgers' return, and Packers coach Mike McCarthy already has named Scott Tolzien as this week's starter against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday at Lambeau Field. But Rodgers gave…
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  • Scott Tolzien will start for Packers in Week 12

    Scott Tolzien will start for Packers in Week 12

    profootballtalk.com Nov 18, 2013
    Aaron Rodgers won’t be back at quarterback for the Packers when they face the Vikings at Lambeau Field next Sunday. Coach Mike McCarthy announced at his Monday press conference that Scott Tolzien will make his second straight start. Sunday’s game will m…
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  • Frazier surprised Vikes' Jennings was out

    Frazier surprised Vikes' Jennings was out

    ESPN.com Nov 18, 2013
    Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier said he was surprised Greg Jennings wasn't able to play on Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks and couldn't predict whether the wide receiver will be available for his return to Lambeau Field next Sunday.
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  • Vikings' Robinson out 4-6 weeks, Sullivan suffers concussion

    Vikings' Robinson out 4-6 weeks, Sullivan suffers concussion

    startribune.com Nov 18, 2013
    Vikings defensive back Josh Robinson will be out 4-6 weeks with a fractured sternum he suffered in Sunday's loss against the Seahawks.
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  • Vikings: Robinson has broken sternum

    Vikings: Robinson has broken sternum

    ESPN.com Nov 18, 2013
    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The Minnesota Vikings' string of injuries in their secondary continued on Sunday; cornerback Josh Robinson will miss the next 4-6 weeks with a fractured sternum, coach Leslie Frazier said on Monday. Frazier wasn't exactly sure whe…
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  • 2014 NFL Draft Order (Week 11): Vikings move 'up' to second pic…

    2014 NFL Draft Order (Week 11): Vikings move 'up' to second pick

    startribune.com Nov 18, 2013
    Here's where the Vikings currently stand in the race for NFL's top overall pick.
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  • Groin injury limited Adrian Peterson on Sunday

    Groin injury limited Adrian Peterson on Sunday

    Like most teams facing the Vikings this season, the Seahawks focused most of their defensive attention on stopping running back Adrian Peterson. That task has been made easier for Minnesota’s opponents as none of their three quarterbacks have been able …
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  • Bigger impact is delivered by Lynch

    Bigger impact is delivered by Lynch

    startribune.com Nov 18, 2013
    The Seattle star broke free for three touchdowns while Adrian Peterson stayed bottled up.
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  • Quarterback question again surrounds Vikings

    Quarterback question again surrounds Vikings

    startribune.com Nov 18, 2013
    As Christian Ponder and Matt Cassel struggled, Josh Freeman sat.
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Sports Columnists

  • Keeping the Passers Protected

    Nov 18
    CHICAGO — We have great and controversial events to discuss, and we shall. But there are great and controversial events every week in pro football, and I’ll get to the rise of a battered Denver offensive line, to the 113-minute weather/tornado-threat de…
  • Don Banks: Loss to Broncos exposes possible fatal flaw in Chiefs' game

    Nov 18
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