• Smith gives Vikings options at safety

    Summary of 14 articles · Updated Dec 15, 2013
    It will stay on against the Vikings – Vikings meet Vikings.” Smith was the only Vikings defensive back with an interception, and he looked on his way to taking another step forward after an impressive rookie season. He is due to return from an eight-week absence on Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles , but the difference is, the Vikings feel confident enough in what they've got at safety that they won't rush Smith back into action. - Vikings coach Leslie Frazier could no longer ignore that Matt Cassel has been statistically the best of his three quarterbacks this season. Three years ago, the Eagles were 10-4, fresh off an emotional comeback victory over the New York Giants, and two wins from securing a free pass into the second round of the playoffs, along with home field advantage.
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    • Halftime report: Vikings 17, Eagles 9

      The Vikings hold a 17-9 halftime lead over the Eagles at the Metrodome. The Vikings have outgained the Eagles 257-179.
    • Vikings up 17-9 over Eagles at halftime

      If the Vikings keep playing this way, some will be fooled into thinking they don’t need Adrian Peterson and they already have a quarterback. Playing without Peterson (and backup Toby Gerhart), the Vikings are up 17-9 on the Eagles after a Matt Asiata’s …
    • W2W4: Eagles at Vikings

      EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- We've got a few items to pass along at the end of the week, as we get you ready for the Minnesota Vikings' game against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday afternoon. Here we go: Cole will be tested: Audie Cole has played well in hi…
    • Eagles have fallen into Vikings trap before

      PHILADELPHIA -- Those who think there is no risk of the Eagles falling into a trap game against the Vikings in December should go back to 2010, when the Eagles fell into a trap game against the Vikings in December. The Eagles were 10-4. Michael Vick was…
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    • Eagles don't plan to make same mistake twice

      In 2010, the Birds looked past the Vikings, and lost.
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    • Sound the horn: 'Vikings meet Vikings'

      PHILADELPHIA – It all started with a book discovered by former Philadelphia Eagles fullback Owen Schmitt. The subject: The Berserkers, a group of Norsemen who were said to fight with an animalistic ferocity. Schmitt told his teammates about them, partic…
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    • Vikings need to stop Eagles run game

      Vikings defensive ends Jared Allen and Brian Robison said stopping the Eagles running game will be key to limiting quarterback Nick Foles in the passing game.
    • Smith eager to return to Vikings lineup at safety

      The Vikings safety, out since October, can’t wait to play.
  • Final gun report: Vikings 48, Eagles 30

    The Vikings might’ve found their quarterback this season. It only took 15 weeks, but Matt Cassel led a depleted squad in a 48-30 win over the Eagles at the Metrodome.
  • Vikings' third-string RB could start vs. Eagles

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. - Vikings coach Leslie Frazier could no longer ignore that Matt Cassel has been statistically the best of his three quarterbacks this season. So Frazier said Wednesday that Cassel would start Sunday's game against the Eagles at the M…
    Source: philly.com

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