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Souhan: Vikings are NFL's ad men in purple this week

Souhan: Vikings are NFL's ad men in purple this week

startribune.com Updated Sep 24, 2013
The Vikings are marketing the NFL in London this week, with the brand and the ballgame sharing the focus.
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  • Vikings game in London is costly one for workers, businesses in…

    Vikings game in London is costly one for workers, businesses in Twin Cities

    startribune.com Sep 24, 2013
    Businesses, workers count loss from one less home game.
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  • Mike Tomlin confirms Le’Veon Bell expected to play against Viki…

    Mike Tomlin confirms Le’Veon Bell expected to play against Vikings

    profootballtalk.com Sep 24, 2013
    Running back Le’Veon Bell will have to wait until at least Week Six to play his first NFL game in the United States, but it doesn’t look like he’ll have to wait that long to make his NFL debut. Coach Mike Tomlin confirmed Tuesday that Bell is expected t…
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  • Vikings QB coach says Christian Ponder needs to “suck it up”

    Vikings QB coach says Christian Ponder needs to “suck it up”

    After the Vikings fell to 0-3 on Sunday, Vikings running back Adrian Peterson said it was unfair for the team’s fans to shower quarterback Christian Ponder with boos. The team’s quarterbacks coach has a different opinion. Craig Johnson said that he stil…
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  • Vikings reach out to kids in London

    Vikings reach out to kids in London

    startribune.com Sep 24, 2013
    The Vikings' trip to London is an important opportunity for players to reach out to young people.
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  • Vikings Owners Must Pay $85 Million For "Organized Crime-T…

    Vikings Owners Must Pay $85 Million For "Organized Crime-Type" Fraud

    deadspin.com Sep 24, 2013
    The owners of the Minnesota Vikings were ordered to pay nearly $85 million in damages to former business partners they defrauded with "evil motive", and will face a criminal investigation into their actions, which a judge declared violated rac…
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  • Tomlin: Steelers RB Bell to play vs. Vikings

    Tomlin: Steelers RB Bell to play vs. Vikings

    ESPN.com Sep 24, 2013
    Running back Le'Veon Bell is expected to make his NFL debut on Sunday when the Pittsburgh Steelers play the Minnesota Vikings in London.
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  • Former second-rounder Tyrell Johnson arrested

    Former second-rounder Tyrell Johnson arrested

    profootballtalk.com Sep 24, 2013
    Former Vikings and Lions safety Tyrell Johnson is still trying to make his mark in the NFL, and spent part of the weekend making his mark on a wall in Miami. According to the Miami New Times, Johnson was arrested on Miami Beach over the weekend for urin…
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  • Video - Official Review: Leslie Frazier 01:47

    Official Review: Leslie Frazier

    Sep 24
    NFL vice president of officiating Dean Blandino breaks down the unsportsmanlike conduct penalty given to Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier against the Cleveland Browns in Week 3.
  • Video - Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder: 'It's a business trip' 01:35

    Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder: 'It's a business trip'

    Sep 24
    Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder talks about his time in the United Kingdom as well as the preparation for the team's matchup vs. the Pittsburgh Steelers.
  • Video - NFL Brings Star Power To London 02:05

    NFL Brings Star Power To London

    Sep 24
    Jeff Saturday discusses the excitement that can be generated by NFL games played oversees, even when the matchup is between a pair of 0-3 teams.
  • Video - Pondering The Future In Minnesota 02:48

    Pondering The Future In Minnesota

    Sep 24
    Michele Steele and Eric Allen discuss whether or not Christian Ponder is the long-term solution at quarterback for the Vikings.

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  • Don Banks: Through three weeks, AFC proving to be the more dominant confer…

    Sep 24
    At just three weeks, the sample size is admittedly small. And the conclusions and big-picture significance for the NFL season are far from clear as September winds down. But to put it less than gently, has anyone noticed how much NFC butt the AFC is kic…
  • Cameron Crazy: Why The Revamped Saints are 3-0

    Sep 24
    Cameron Jordan (94) and the Saints held Atlanta to 88 rushing yards in the opener; overall New Orleans is fourth in the league in total defense. (Greg Nelson/Sports Illustrated) For two years, since they were selected 11th and 24th in the first round of…