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2 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Patriots' Tom Brady Passes Elway for 3rd Place on All-Time QB Wins List

In a game that didn't require much of him, Brady completed 15 of his 22 pass attempts for 149 yards and a touchdown, providing an efficient performance while letting the New England defense do most of the heavy lifting in a blowout of the Vikings. Brady's 149th win leaves him trailing only Brett Favre and Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning for the most victories in NFL history.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tom Brady, NFL Players, New England Patriots, NFL Football, Peyton Manning, Denver Broncos

8 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Roger Goodell has to suspend Adrian Peterson: Myers' 10 things we learned

The Vikings give Roger Goodell a golden opportunity on Monday by announcing that they have reinstated Adrian Peterson. Goodell could earn back a little of the public's trust by suspending the running back for violating the NFL's personal conduct policy.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Adrian Peterson (Minnesota Vikings), NFL Players, Indianapolis Colts, Austin Davis, Baltimore Ravens

19 hrs ago | Star Tribune

Patriots dominate Peterson-less Vikings, 30-7

Minnesota's first outdoor home opener in 33 years was staged on a spectacularly sunny afternoon. The crowd was fired up for a premier opponent, New England.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, New England Patriots, Teddy Bridgewater, Matt Cassel, Kyle Rudolph, NFL Players

Sun Sep 14, 2014

Contra Costa Times

NFL: Panthers deactivate Greg Hardy

Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera had a change of heart Sunday, benching defensive end Greg Hardy before the team's 24-7 win against the Detroit Lions. Rivera defended his late decision to make Hardy inactive by saying the "climate has changed" in the NFL and the team "has to get this right."

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Players, Greg Hardy, San Diego Chargers, NFL Football, Carolina Panthers, Minnesota Vikings, Adrian Peterson (Minnesota Vikings)

USA Today

None of the first-round rookie QBs should be on the field right now

After a Week 2 in which the most dominant defense in recent history got exposed by the likes of Philip Rivers and both the Buffalo Bills and Houston Texans count themselves among the six undefeated teams to come out of the afternoon slate of games, the Red Zone Channel provided plenty of surprises on Sunday. We still have a lot of questions about the future of this NFL season, but here are five things we're paying attention to coming out of Sunday's first 13 games.

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Related Topix: Sports, San Diego Chargers, NFL Football, Philip Rivers, NFL Players, Minnesota Vikings, Teddy Bridgewater, Matt Cassel

Rant Sports

St. Louis Rams May Have Something In Little-Known QB Austin Davis

In his first ever NFL start, he wasn't flashy but no one can say the one-time undrafted free agent quarterback Austin Davis of the St. Louis Rams was not efficient. In contrasting the play from their starting quarterback Shaun Hill last week, who left the game with an injury, Davis did a number of positive things in Hill's absence.

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Related Topix: Sports, St. Louis Rams, NFL Football, Austin Davis, NFL Players, Shaun Hill, Greg Zuerlein

NFL

Davis expected to start at QB for Rams

Davis went undrafted in 2012 after breaking a slew of Brett Favre's records at Southern Miss. He was viewed as a system quarterback with questionable arm strength and size limitations.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, NFL Players

The Advocate

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For many of the powerhouse teams that lost in Week 1, those setbacks are being treated as a blip on the radar. But in some other places, there is quiet concern.

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Related Topix: Sports, AFC East, NFL Football, New England Patriots, Tom Brady, NFL Players, Logan Mankins, Minnesota Vikings

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Boston Herald

Vikings' two-year stint outdoors recalls team's glory days

Bud Grant tells this story often when talk turns to the Vikings playing at the old Met Stadium late in the season. When the players' breath hung frozen in the air and the fans' cheers were muffled by, well, mufflers.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Blair Walsh, Jeff Locke, NFL Players, Mike Zimmer

BleacherReport

How Andrew Luck Compares to NFL Greats at Age 25

Friday marks the 25th anniversary of Andrew Luck 's birth. This is, of course, only notable to non-relatives of Luck due to his uncanny ability to throw a football.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Indianapolis Colts, Andrew Luck, NFL Players, Tom Brady

Thu Sep 11, 2014

CBS Local

Patriots-Vikings Matchup In 2010 An Unforgettable Evening In Foxboro

It's not often that the Patriots and Vikings meet, as evidenced by this Sunday's clash being just the third game between the two teams in the last decade. The first came in Week 8 of the 2006 season, a forgettable 31-7 trouncing by Tom Brady and Co.

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Related Topix: Sports, New England Patriots, NFL Football, Tom Brady, NFL Players, Ryan Mallett, Myron Pryor, Minnesota Vikings

NOLA.com

Hold Roger Goodell to standard he set for Saints, and fire him: Editorial

The NFL requires players to avoid "conduct detrimental to the integrity of and public confidence in the National Football League." The same standard should apply to Commissioner Roger Goodell.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, New Orleans Saints, Ray Rice, NFL Players, Opinion

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Business Journal

Tickets for Sunday's Vikings/Patriots home opener are the priciest since 2009

You'll have to reach deep into your pockets to get into TCF Bank Stadium and watch the Minnesota Vikings take on Tom Brady and the New England Patriots in Sunday's home opener. Tickets for the sold-out game are selling on the secondary market for an average of $159 each, according to Seat Geek, a New York-based search engine that monitors ticket listings from major secondary ticket websites like That makes the home opener the team's most expensive by far since 2009, when Brett Favre joined the Vikings.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, NFL Players, Tom Brady, New England Patriots

New York Jets

Geno Smith Displayed Shades of Chad

"Discuss the team's gameday performance and the Jets' match-up for the upcoming week. Hosted by Bob Wischusen,"Inside the Jets Radio Show" on ESPN New York 98.7FM is aired weekly the day after every game throughout the season."

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Related Topix: Sports, New York Jets, NFL Football, NFL Players, Geno Smith, Green Bay Packers, Aaron Rodgers

Mon Sep 08, 2014

USA Today

Peyton Manning is defying his age and history

At 38-years-old, Manning started his 15th NFL season by tossing three touchdowns and 269 yards in a 31-24 win over the Indianapolis Colts . With the win, Manning joins Brett Favre as the only two quarterbacks to beat all 32 NFL teams.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Indianapolis Colts, Peyton Manning, Denver Broncos, NFL Players, Minnesota Vikings

Sun Sep 07, 2014

BleacherReport

Minnesota Vikings vs. St. Louis Rams: Live Score and Analysis for Minnesota

Mike Zimmer will officially open his head-coaching career when the Vikings begin the 2014 regular season on the road against the St. Louis Rams at 12 p.m. CDT. You can see the game on FOX Sports.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, NFL Players, Mike Zimmer

Fri Sep 05, 2014

Star Tribune

Souhan: Early games will determine the endgame of Vikings season

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady runs onto the field before an NFL preseason football game against the Carolina Panthers Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, in Foxborough, Mass. ORG XMIT: FBO101 To all of you Vikings fans who are thrilled with Mike Zimmer, encouraged by Norv Turner, excited by the start of the season, thrilled to get to watch Adrian Peterson again Better yet, translate it into English, write it on Post-it note, stick it in an envelope marked "Open Oct. 13,'' and stick it in a safe.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Cordarrelle Patterson, Adrian Peterson (Minnesota Vikings), Kyle Rudolph, NFL Players, Christian Ponder

Grand Island Pennysaver

Nearly 27 million watch 'NFL Kickoff' on NBC

The Seattle Seahawks' 20-point victory over the Green Bay Packers in last night's "NFL Kickoff" on NBC was watched by 26.9 million viewers - up 7 percent from last year's opening-game, and ranking as the third-most watched "NFL Kickoff" game in the 13-year history of the event, according to fast national data released today by The Nielsen Company. The Super Bowl Champion Seahawks' 36-16 victory, led by QB Russell Wilson and RB Marshawn Lynch , aired from 8:42-11:30 p.m. ET and is television's most-watched show since the Academy Awards .

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Related Topix: Sports, Seattle Seahawks, Marshawn Lynch, Russell Wilson, NFL Players

Rant Sports

Darrell Bevell Is Now a Top NFL Head Coaching Candidate

During Thursday night's NFL season opener, we got a glimpse of what the Seattle Seahawks' offense looks like when everyone is healthy. More specifically, wide receiver Percy Harvin looked to be at full strength after playing just one regular season game in 2013 and that opened up Seattle's playbook in a way that was not possible for most of last season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Seattle Seahawks, Percy Harvin, Russell Wilson, NFL Players

Wed Sep 03, 2014

TwinCities

Former Vikings QB Shaun Hill has outlasted all his competition

The St. Louis Rams tapped an undrafted former Amsterdam Admirals quarterback and perennial backup to salvage their season after losing their franchise starter to a devastating preseason knee injury.

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Related Topix: Sports, St. Louis Rams, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Shaun Hill, NFL Players, Brian Robison, Greg Lewis

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