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Post OTA, minicamp Minnesota Vikings offensive depth chart – 247Sports


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Post OTA, minicamp Minnesota Vikings offensive depth chart
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With OTAs and minicamp behind us, there's roughly one month before the start of training camp. For the Minnesota Vikings, there have been a few moves that have shaken up the depth chart. Training camp, trades and other roster decisions could change …

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Posted on 3 July 2015 | 5:51 pm

3 Forgotten Factors That Could Help Minnesota Vikings Shock the NFL World – Bleacher Report


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3 Forgotten Factors That Could Help Minnesota Vikings Shock the NFL World
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The Minnesota Vikings play in the incredibly difficult NFC North, where they have to face the Green Bay Packers and Detroit Lions twice a year. Why could the Vikings surprise this season? What makes them contenders in 2015? Watch as Stephen Nelson is …
NFC North Q&A: Will Vikings have best defense in division by midseason?ESPN (blog)
Ex-Minnesota Vikings Coach: Mike Zimmer is 'one of the finest coaches I've FOXSports.com
Adrian Peterson, Teddy Bridgewater help Minnesota Vikings in NFL power Minneapolis Sun Times
Daily Norseman -Examiner.com -Rick Kupchella’s BringMeTheNews
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Posted on 3 July 2015 | 1:33 pm

Minnesota Vikings all-time records – 247Sports.com


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Minnesota Vikings all-time records
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When looking at the all-time records for the Minnesota Vikings, I have decided to share with you the ten most unbeatable accomplishments—individually and team-wise—in franchise history. We have all heard the saying that, “all records are meant to be …

Posted on 3 July 2015 | 5:29 am

Minnesota Vikings Cheerleaders 2015-16 Swimsuit Calendar Cover Unveiled – Vikings.com


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Minnesota Vikings Cheerleaders 2015-16 Swimsuit Calendar Cover Unveiled
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On Thursday the Minnesota Vikings Cheerleaders unveiled the cover for their 2015-16 17-month swimsuit team calendar. Third-year team member Kelsey was chosen to be on this year's cover. Fans can order their calendar online early next week. The MVC …

Posted on 2 July 2015 | 11:41 pm

Would the Minnesota Vikings considering signing S Bernard Pollard? – FOXSports.com


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Would the Minnesota Vikings considering signing S Bernard Pollard?
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The Minnesota Vikings have at least one solid safety in Harrison Smith, but who's going to start beside him? They released veteran Taylor Mays last month, and now they're left with Robert Blanton, Antone Exum, Andrew Sendejo and Anthony Harris. Without …

Posted on 2 July 2015 | 5:34 pm

Minnesota Vikings Rumors: S Bernard Pollard Is Not a Clear Upgrade – RantSports


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Minnesota Vikings Rumors: S Bernard Pollard Is Not a Clear Upgrade
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With an open roster spot at the conclusion of offseason work, the Minnesota Vikings may look to add someone between now and the start of training camp. They could add competition at guard, safety or defensive end with some level of priority, as

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Posted on 2 July 2015 | 3:11 am

Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson goes whitewater rafting (PHOTO) – FOXSports.com


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Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson goes whitewater rafting (PHOTO)
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Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson can lead an NFL team to victory, but can he guide an inflatable raft through the rapids at Jackson Hole, Wyo.? Peterson gave it a shot and shared his experience on Instagram. true …

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Posted on 1 July 2015 | 5:58 pm

Minnesota Vikings have high hopes for Charles Johnson – ESPN (blog)


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Minnesota Vikings have high hopes for Charles Johnson
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Wide receiver Jerome Simpson was a week from returning to the Vikings' roster after a three-game suspension for drunken driving, when ESPN reported on Sept. 18 that Simpson had been cited in July for misdemeanor marijuana possession and driving with …
Minnesota Vikings WR Charles Johnson not sweating Wallace, Patterson hypeFOXSports.com
Minnesota Vikings 2015 Training Camp Profile: WR Mike WallaceRantSports
Former Viking Greg Jennings Still Calls Minnesota His HomeThe Viking Age

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Posted on 29 June 2015 | 10:25 pm

30 Day Challenge, Day 29: Favorite Minnesota Vikings Memory – Daily Norseman


30 Day Challenge, Day 29: Favorite Minnesota Vikings Memory
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The finish line is in sight, folks. . .we've had 28 different topics for discussion in this thing over the month of June, and today we have number 29. What is your favorite all-time Minnesota Vikings' memory? Yes, we talked about our earliest memories

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Posted on 29 June 2015 | 7:54 pm

Vikings Twitter mailbag: What’s next for Gerald Hodges and Everson Griffen – ESPN (blog)


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Vikings Twitter mailbag: What's next for Gerald Hodges and Everson Griffen
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@GoesslingESPN: Gerald Hodges certainly showed flashes of being a starter last season; he made seven starts, had one of the Vikings' defensive plays of the year with his interception of Geno Smith in the Jets game, and looked like a force in run support.
Minnesota Vikings Position Battle: Outside LinebackerThe Viking Age

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Posted on 28 June 2015 | 6:53 pm

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Steelers submit application to host 2023 Super Bowl (Shutdown Corner)

Posted on 1 July 2015 | 6:47 pm

Fantasy Preview: Schedule (Rotoworld)

Evan Silva breaks down every NFL team from a fantasy perspective heading into the 2015 season. Check out the weekly schedule.

Posted on 1 July 2015 | 4:01 am

Brett Favre, now 45, says he thinks he could still play (Shutdown Corner)

Posted on 30 June 2015 | 8:23 pm

NFL-National Football League roundup (Reuters)

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant, who has a July 15 deadline approaching to translate his one-year franchise tender into a long-term contract, may be making some progress with the team. Tom Condon, the agent for Bryant, and the Cowboys had their first face-to-face meeting in nearly four months on Friday at the team’s facility, according to ESPN.com sources. Bryant’s other agent, Kim Miale of Roc Nation, was also in the meetings.

Posted on 28 June 2015 | 1:51 am

Running Back Target Rankings (Rotoworld)

Evan Silva takes a look at which teams targeted their running backs most last season, and how we might apply that to 2015.

Posted on 26 June 2015 | 10:10 pm

49ers tweet ‘#LoveWins’ after historic gay marriage decision (Shutdown Corner)

Most professional sports teams avoid making any commentary on controversial topics outside of sports, but the NFL’s San Francisco 49ers had something to say on Friday. The United States Supreme Court’s ruling on Friday legalized gay marriage nationwide . Many people on Twitter celebrated the ruling, including the 49ers’ official Twitter feed. #LoveWins pic.twitter.com/LI1BVuniE9 — San Francisco 49ers (@49ers) June 26, 2015 That’s a simple yet powerful image and statement. Is it the 49ers’ place to comment on such societal topics? Some commented on the post that they didn’t think the team should be commenting on political issues. Others likely disagree. San Francisco has the highest rate of LGBT residents among American metropolitan areas. The 49ers’ tweet was in stark contrast to Minnesota Vikings cornerback Josh Robinson, who offered his opposition to the Supreme Court ruling and was criticized on Twitter for his message (this is a screen shot of the tweet that got a lot of attention): 

Posted on 26 June 2015 | 8:55 pm

Looking back – and ahead – at Bears offseason: Unsettled O-line needs time together (NBC on Yahoo Sports)

The Bears enjoyed a 2013 season with the same five offensive linemen starting all 16 games, contributing to reaching an 8-6 peak in the first Marc Trestman year before the defense allowed 87 points over the final two games to miss the playoffs. Last season the Bears started the same five linemen for as many as three straight games only once. And four of those five (tackles Jermon Bushrod and Jordan Mills, center Brian de la Puente and guard Michael Ola) were not starting as the final minicamp concluded; de la Puente is no longer on the roster. Meaning: Absolutely nothing beyond left guard Matt Slauson and presumably center Will Montgomery seemed settled during minicamp, and what the line looks like on Aug. 1 when the pads come on in Bourbonnais will be only temporarily resolved in the next few weeks. [MORE BEARS:  Decision on Kyle Long involves more than just Long ] “I’ve told the players: You’ve got to start somewhere,” coach John Fox said. “It’s not where you start the race, it’s where you finish. I can’t predict what’s going to happen at camp. I know we will move people.” Kyle Long’s movement has been amply documented and debated; right tackle, left tackle, right guard. Vladimir Ducasse was signed from the Minnesota Vikings and took all of the No. 1 snaps at right guard through minicamp. Charles Leno spent time at right and left tackle. Mills was out with an appendix problem. Bushrod did not practice in minicamp, although his pairing with Slauson has been a strength on a line without many, and Slauson was able to start just five games last season because of two different injuries. Quarterback, running back, wide receiver and tight end are set for at least the beginning of camp, pending wideout Kevin White’s expected elevation to the No. 1 offense. But the offensive line has yet to practice together in what is a clear No. 1 unit and that cannot be the case by the time the Bears get into the preseason games at Indianapolis and Cincinnati. [NBC SHOP:  Gear up for the season, Bears fans! ] “Whether you’re zone blocking or man blocking, gap blocking, draw blocking, as long as you’re on the same page, it always should be coordinated,” said offensive line coach Dave Magazu. “Sometimes the defense dictates that you’re not going to look so smooth. If they’re moving around, they can get you out of synch a little bit. But there’s where ‘zone’ helps you a lot, because folks are coming to you. Sometimes that looks a little more smooth.” And “smooth” only comes from working together as a unit. Previous:  Looking back – and ahead – at Bears offseason: Who anchors D-line?  Previous:  Looking back – and ahead – at Bears offseason: LB competition    – John Mullin, CSN Chicago

Posted on 26 June 2015 | 4:37 pm

Judge says ex-NFL star's co-defendant should get more info (The Associated Press)

A co-defendant of former NFL star Darren Sharper in a federal drug and sexual assault case is entitled to more information about witnesses and specific allegations being made by prosecutors who claim there was an attempt to keep witnesses from testifying in the case, a judge ruled Thursday. Sharper has pleaded guilty to drug and sexual assault cases in multiple jurisdictions. Licciardi, a former sheriff’s deputy in suburban St. Bernard Parish, is charged with joining Sharper in giving women drugs with plans to rape them.

Posted on 25 June 2015 | 4:39 pm

NFC Team-by-Team OTA Notes (Rotoworld)

Adam Levitan sifts through the news that came out during offseason practices to uncover useful fantasy nuggets. Doug Martin was a winner.

Posted on 24 June 2015 | 6:52 pm

Did an NFL long snapper carry a paper clip to deflate footballs? (Shutdown Corner)

As we wait for the Tom Brady appeal to finish, there’s air time to be filled, and ESPN’s Adam Schefter filled it with an interesting story about other players deflating footballs. During a live shot on “NFL Insiders” on Tuesday afternoon outside the NFL’s Park Avenue offices, where Brady’s appeal was being held, Schefter said that since the deflate-gate scandal involving Brady and the New England Patriots broke, he has heard of other instances of deflating footballs around the league. “There was one punter I know — or, long snapper, last year — that carried a paper clip with him in two games and deflated footballs before he snapped them during the games,” Schefter said on air. “There’s another backup quarterback that would deflate footballs for his starting quarterback.” As for who that backup quarterback might be, someone might want to check to see what Patriots backup Jimmy Garoppolo was doing during games (kidding, kidding). That’s quite a story from Schefter that he buried in a longer report, but it goes to show that chicanery of all kinds happens during games, and has for many years. Athletes will always look for an edge and teams will too — that’s how the Carolina Panthers and Minnesota Vikings were warned last year after their game in which the Panthers were spotted during a cold game using sideline heaters on footballs, which is against the rules (the warning for that infraction is a long-cited example of how ridiculous the NFL’s punishment to Brady and the Patriots was). The Patriots may have done something to the footballs during the AFC championship game. Schefter says that at least two other players around the league did the same. It doesn’t make it right, but if you have argued that the Patriots are the only team in the NFL looking for some kind of an edge around the rules, or the only team that would consider deflating a football, let’s assume they’re not alone. – - – - – - – Frank Schwab is the editor of Shutdown Corner on Yahoo Sports. Have a tip? Email him at shutdowncorner@yahoo.com or follow him on Twitter! Follow @YahooSchwab

Posted on 23 June 2015 | 7:40 pm