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Minnesota Vikings News and Links, 9/1
It's September 1, everybody, which means that it's officially GAME WEEK across the National Football League.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
49ers' Smith hit with suspension
The star linebacker received his nine-game penalty from the league Friday stemming from a series of off-field legal issues.
Fri Aug 29, 2014
The Washington Post
Dona t draft Cordarrelle Patterson based on Norv Turner alone
In the last month alone, the second-year Vikings receiver has jumped to the top of the fourth round, based on his average draft position.
Vikings WR Simpson gets 3-game suspension by NFL
The ex-wife of an Arizona shooting range instructor accidentally killed by a 9-year-old girl learning to use an Uzi said Friday that her family plans to write the child a letter to comfort her.
Trending Now: Tony Stewart returns to NASCAR
Tony Stewart spoke publicly for the 1st time since the car he was driving struck and killed dirt track racer Kevin Ward Jr. earlier this month.
NFL suspends Vikings WR Jerome Simpson
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson has been suspended for three games for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy, his second such punishment in three seasons.
Vikings receiver Jerome Simpson's three-game suspension upheld
The NFL upheld its three-game suspension of Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson, the team announced Friday, sidelining the veteran pass catcher until Week 4 against the Atlanta Falcons.
NFL Upholds Suspension of Vikings WR Jerome Simpson
Jerome Simpson's three-game suspensions has been upheld by the NFL. The league said in a statement Friday morning, Simpson will be suspended without pay for violating the NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Minnesota Vikings: Adam Thielen closes in on roster spot
The wide receiver, who played at Minnesota State Mankato and was on the Vikings' practice squad last year, returned a punt 75 yards in the third quarter.
First-team defense continues to shine, Vikings beat Kansas City
Mike Zimmer has acknowledged that he probably won't be able to fix the Vikings defense overnight.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Jerome Simpson Not Worth the Headache, But Vikings' Options Limited
Jul 25, 2014; Mankato, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Greg Jennings and wide receiver Jerome Simpson and wide receiver Kamar Jorden leave the field at training camp at Minnesota State University.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Former linebacker Shaw has ALS
In a 25-second video posted yesterday on the Tennessee Titans' website, the 30-year-old Shaw revealed he was recently diagnosed with ALS and pours a bucket of ice water on his head as part of the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money and awareness to battle the disease.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
The Miami Herald
Vikings WR Simpson appeals pending 3-game ban
Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson has appealed a pending three-game suspension for a repeat violation of the NFL's substance abuse policy.
NFL Preseason 2014: Minnesota Vikings vs. Kansas City Chiefs Preview
Following two victories at TCF Bank Stadium, the Minnesota Vikings will travel to Kansas City for the team's Week 3 matchup against the Kansas City Chiefs .
Bengals Bites: Johnny Manziel and his one finger salute
Johnny Football continues to show how to enter the league with class. Jerome Simpson faces another suspension.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Minnesota Vikings Preseason Week 3: 5 Players On The Roster Bubble
Heading into the third week of the preseason, the Minnesota Vikings have actually added the same amount of players as the team has cut.
Vikings: Jerome Simpson meeting with NFL over possible suspension
Minnesota wide receiver Jerome Simpson signals a first down after making a catch in the first quarter a preseason game against Arizona at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Saturday, August 16, 2014.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Vikings WR Rodney Smith uses his height
A half-century ago, the San Francisco 49ers threw passes high to wide receiver R.C. Owens for the "alley-oop" play.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Matt Cassel firms grip on Vikings' starting job
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel wasn't perfect Saturday night. But his performance in the first half of an exhibition against the Arizona Cardinals did little to raise questions about his status atop the depth chart.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Cordarrelle Patterson Will Outplay His Fantasy Draft Stock in 2014
When it comes to second-year wide receivers in fantasy football, perhaps none is a better choice than Minnesota's Cordarrelle Patterson .