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Craig: Rookie kickers give the boot to convention Updated Oct 2, 2012
First-year kickers, including the Vikings' Blair Walsh, have shown the mettle to succeed.
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  • VikesCentric: Surprising Vikings earning respect from national media Oct 2, 2012
    Wins over 2011 playoff teams in consecutive weeks have made the Vikings suddenly relevant.
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  • Shoulder sidelines Titans' Locker at least 1 week Oct 2, 2012
    Jake 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.
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  • Harvin Says Issues in June Was Over Position Challenges

    When 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 o
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  • Peter King: Taking stock of the top stories in the season's first four games Oct 2, 2012
    The 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…
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  • Go Figure: Vikings D has allowed only two TDs in past 27 series Oct 2, 2012
    This week's assembly of eye-opening facts and figures as the Vikings prepare for a Week 5 home game with Tennessee.
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  • VikesCentric: In defense of the offense Oct 2, 2012
    If you're looking for a cloud in Sunday's silver lining of a win at Detroit, don't look at the offense.
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  • Birk vs. Kluwe: Gay Marriage Debate Plays Out in N.F.L. Oct 2, 2012
    Maryland and Minnesota are battlegrounds on the issue of gay marriage. And now, surprisingly, so is the N.F.L.
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  • Vikings want to keep their foot on the pedal Oct 2, 2012
    The Vikings are pleased with their 3-1 start but are being cautious about what it means.
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  • Video - Can the Vikings compete for the NFC North title? 01:56

    Can the Vikings compete for the NFC North title?

    Oct 2
    Heath Evans and Charley Casserly of "Around the League" debate if the Minnesota Vikings can win the NFC North.