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VikesCentric: Surprising Vikings earning respect from national mediaWins over 2011 playoff teams in consecutive weeks have made the Vikings suddenly relevant.Share TweetCNNSI.com Oct 2, 2012Jake Locker's injured left shoulder likely will keep the Tennessee Titans quarterback from playing Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings and there's a possibility he could miss several games.Share TweetWhen Percy Harvin reported to Vikings minicamp in June and told reporters he was unhappy with his situation, he never explained why he was unhappy. He took to Twitter to say his contract wasn’t the issue, but gave no further explanation. Ben Goessling oShare Tweet
Peter King: Taking stock of the top stories in the season's first four gamesCNNSI.com Oct 2, 2012The NFL at the quarter pole: strange days indeed. Cards and Vikings, a combined 7-1. Saints and Lions, a combined 1-7. Rookie quarterbacks Robert Griffin III and Andrew Luck are plugging away, playing well, but the best rookie of the first quarter of th…Share Tweet
Go Figure: Vikings D has allowed only two TDs in past 27 seriesThis week's assembly of eye-opening facts and figures as the Vikings prepare for a Week 5 home game with Tennessee.Share Tweet
VikesCentric: In defense of the offenseIf you're looking for a cloud in Sunday's silver lining of a win at Detroit, don't look at the offense.Share Tweetnytimes.com Oct 2, 2012Maryland and Minnesota are battlegrounds on the issue of gay marriage. And now, surprisingly, so is the N.F.L.Share Tweet
Vikings want to keep their foot on the pedalThe Vikings are pleased with their 3-1 start but are being cautious about what it means.Share Tweet