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2016 Chicago Bears Season Preview: Weeks 8 & 17 vs MInnesota Vikings – Windy City Gridiron


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2016 Chicago Bears Season Preview: Weeks 8 & 17 vs MInnesota Vikings
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In 2015 the Vikings' offense ranked 29th in total yards (321.2), 31st in passing yards (183.0), 4th in rushing yards (138.2) and in scoring they were 16th (22.8). Minnesota's defense ranked 13th in total yards allowed (344.2), 12th in passing yards

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Posted on 31 July 2016 | 12:01 am

Mike Zimmer: RB Adrian Peterson dealing with slight hamstring pull – ESPN


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Mike Zimmer: RB Adrian Peterson dealing with slight hamstring pull
ESPN
MANKATO, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson sustained a slight hamstring pull while working out the week before the start of training camp, coach Mike Zimmer said Saturday. The NFL's leading rusher has missed the team's first two …
The Early Status of Vikings Quarterbacks at Training CampVikings.com
Adrian Peterson dealing with hamstring injury, sits out Minnesota Vikings practice againScout
Patterson is Injured But his Return is ImminentVikings Journal (registration) (blog)
The Herald –Minneapolis Star Tribune
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Posted on 30 July 2016 | 11:34 pm

Minnesota Vikings place NT Kenrick Ellis, TE Rhett Ellison on PUP list – UPI.com


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Minnesota Vikings place NT Kenrick Ellis, TE Rhett Ellison on PUP list
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Minnesota Vikings TE Rhett Ellison (85) takes a Teddy Bridgewater pass 11 yards for a TD in the first quarter against the Oakland Raiders at O.co Coliseum in Oakland, California on November 15, 2015. The Vikings defeated the Raiders 30-14. Photo by

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Posted on 30 July 2016 | 8:38 pm

Minnesota Vikings tackle TJ Clemmings: Challenge is in the past – Scout


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Minnesota Vikings tackle TJ Clemmings: Challenge is in the past
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T.J. Clemmings said his most challenging days are behind him and he's getting the chance to show it. T.J. Clemmings went from backup guard in the Minnesota Vikings' practices last year to backup tackle to starting tackle in the preseason after Phil

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Posted on 30 July 2016 | 6:12 pm

Minnesota Vikings’ Adrian Peterson talking Super Bowl – UPI.com


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Minnesota Vikings' Adrian Peterson talking Super Bowl
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Coach Mike Zimmer said Peterson "tweaked himself a little bit" during the offseason, but passed the team's conditioning test and was held out for precautionary reasons only. The Vikings are always extremely careful with how much work they put on
Minnesota Vikings hold Cordarrelle Patterson out of practice after shoulder injuryFOXSports.com
Training camp Day 2: Vikings get down to workTwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
Lockport grad Mike Zimmer earns contract extension to coach Minnesota VikingsChicago Tribune
CBS Local –ESPN –Scout
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Posted on 30 July 2016 | 4:36 pm

Bold Predictions and Statements About The Minnesota Vikings Offense – Vikings Journal (registration) (blog)


Vikings Journal (registration) (blog)

Bold Predictions and Statements About The Minnesota Vikings Offense
Vikings Journal (registration) (blog)
The Minnesota Vikings enter the 2016 season with higher expectations than any season since 2010. But, should quarterback Teddy Bridgewater or Adrian Peterson suffer a significant injuries, their replacements are not on the roster. Also, a rookie will
Vikings HC Zimmer says he will make Treadwell hate himThe Viking Age

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Posted on 30 July 2016 | 12:36 pm

Adrian Peterson limited, Cordarrelle Patterson injured in Minnesota … – Scout


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Adrian Peterson limited, Cordarrelle Patterson injured in Minnesota …
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Adrian Peterson had a light workload after “tweaking himself” in the offseason and Cordarrelle Patterson left practice with an injury. Adrian Peterson started …

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Posted on 29 July 2016 | 11:49 pm

Minnesota Vikings add Taylor Heinicke, Mike Harris to non-football injury list – FOXSports.com


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Minnesota Vikings add Taylor Heinicke, Mike Harris to non-football injury list
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Minnesota Vikings quarterback Taylor Heinicke is headed to the non-football injury list after reportedly injuring his ankle. Brad Rempel / USA TODAY Sports. AP UPDATED: Jul 29, 2016 at 4:12p ET. 0shares. MANKATO, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings third-string …
Taylor Heinicke of Minnesota Vikings severed tendon helping friend …ESPN
Minnesota Vikings QB Joel Stave embracing increased opportunityScout
Heinicke's Injury Causes A Quandary in QB UnitVikings Journal (registration) (blog)
CBS Local –Daily Norseman –The Viking Age
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Posted on 29 July 2016 | 5:18 pm

Cost overruns and legal battles result in chilly reception for new Vikings stadium – The Architect’s Newspaper


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Cost overruns and legal battles result in chilly reception for new Vikings stadium
The Architect’s Newspaper
In May 2012, the Minnesota state legislature signed a bill calling for a $975 million multipurpose stadium to be built for the Minnesota Vikings football team on the former site of the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome on the east side of downtown Minneapolis.
Crawford Architects wins Minnesota Vikings jobKansas City Star
Minnesota Vikings Officials Name Architect for Team's New Eagan HQPatch.com
Minnesota Vikings Select Architect, General Contractor for $500M Practice Facility, HeadquartersREBusinessOnline
Exstreamist News –TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
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Posted on 28 July 2016 | 7:51 pm

Dennis Green, former Minnesota Vikings head coach, dies aged 67 – The Guardian


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Dennis Green, former Minnesota Vikings head coach, dies aged 67
The Guardian
Green is perhaps best remembered for his 10-season tenure with Minnesota. He led the Vikings to the playoffs eight times in that spell, and reached the NFC championship game in 1998 and 2000. His team posted a 15-1 season in 1998, but fell to the
Dennis Green dies at age 67ESPN
Dennis Green, coach of high-powered Minnesota Vikings in the 1990s, dies at 67Washington Post
Former Vikings coach Dennis Green dies at 67TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
City Pages –Alpha News MN
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Posted on 22 July 2016 | 4:08 pm

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Chargers open camp without Bosa; McCoy defends Gordon (The Associated Press)

Chargers coach Mike McCoy caught himself while talking about the opening practice of training camp. ”It sure is nice to get back on the field with everybody and get all 90 guys – or 89, I should say – out here practicing,” McCoy said Saturday. The one missing, of course, is first-round draft pick Joey Bosa.

Posted on 30 July 2016 | 11:03 pm

NFL-National Football League roundup (Reuters)

The Kansas City Chiefs gave offensive tackle Eric Fisher a contract extension Saturday. The deal is for four years and worth $48 million, according to NFL Media. Fisher had his fifth-year option picked up by the team in the spring.

Posted on 30 July 2016 | 10:41 pm

Peterson has pulled hamstring, so Vikings being cautious (The Associated Press)

The Minnesota Vikings have taken a cautious start to the season with running back Adrian Peterson, because of a hamstring pull he suffered prior to training camp while working out. The Vikings kept kickoff returner/wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson out of practice Saturday, following an injury around his left shoulder Friday that occurred while he fell trying to make a catch. Offensive lineman Mike Harris is dealing with an undisclosed illness that’s keeping him out of practice.

Posted on 30 July 2016 | 10:36 pm

Letting it loose: Vikings seek more assertive Bridgewater (The Associated Press)

Minnesota’s success will ride heavily on the right arm of Teddy Bridgewater, with several improvements sought by the third-year quarterback to steer the Vikings toward a deep run through the playoffs. ”The biggest thing that you want to see is maybe him letting it loose a little more,” general manager Rick Spielman said near the beginning of the offseason, an uncharacteristically specific directive from the boss that helped shape a narrative that’s sure to stretch into the fall. The organization’s desire for Bridgewater, 17-11 in his career as a starter but ranked in the bottom third of the NFL last year in most of the major passing categories, has a dual meaning.

Posted on 30 July 2016 | 10:10 pm

49ers offensive lineman Anthony Davis reinstated by NFL (The Associated Press)

Right tackle Anthony Davis was reinstated by the NFL on Saturday after an 11-month retirement that he planned to come back from all along. The San Francisco 49ers made the announcement ahead of their first day of training camp Sunday under new coach Chip Kelly. Davis was the 49ers’ first-round draft choice, the 11th overall pick, in the 2010 draft out of Rutgers.

Posted on 30 July 2016 | 8:52 pm

Redskins adding former GM Bobby Beathard to Ring of Fame (The Associated Press)

After building three Super Bowl-winning teams, former general manager Bobby Beathard will finally get his name on the Washington Redskins’ Ring of Fame this season. With rosters constructed by Beathard, Washington won three Super Bowls and appeared in a fourth over a span of 10 years. ”His resume is more than impressive,” team president Bruce Allen said Saturday.

Posted on 30 July 2016 | 6:37 pm

2016 NFL Preview: Broncos GM John Elway has a big challenge (Shutdown Corner)

Shutdown Corner is previewing all 32 teams as we get ready for the NFL season, counting down the teams one per day in reverse order of our initial 2016 power rankings. The Denver Broncos were a strange Super Bowl champion. The defense will go down among the great championship defenses in NFL history.

Posted on 30 July 2016 | 2:24 pm

Vikings have plenty of motivation to grind through camp (The Associated Press)

The start of training camp has triggered many a dreadful feeling among NFL players, even amid the excitement of a new season. The potential surrounding the Minnesota Vikings this season has made the drudgery of two-a-days look a little bit more enticing. ”The expectation is definitely at the highest level,” running back Adrian Peterson said.

Posted on 29 July 2016 | 9:25 pm

Vikings backup QB Taylor Heinicke out with foot injury (The Associated Press)

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings third-string quarterback Taylor Heinicke is on the active/non-football injury list to start training camp.

Posted on 29 July 2016 | 8:08 pm

2016 NFL Preview: If Chiefs want to make a run, now is the time (Shutdown Corner)

Shutdown Corner is previewing all 32 teams as we get ready for the NFL season, counting down the teams one per day in reverse order of our initial 2016 power rankings. It feels weird to call the Kansas City Chiefs a Super Bowl contender. It also feels weird to not call the Kansas City Chiefs a Super Bowl contender.

Posted on 29 July 2016 | 2:24 pm