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2 hrs ago | Boston.com

Bill Belichick gains 200th regular-season victory

A victory Sunday over the Vikings made Patriots coach Bill Belichick the seventh coach in NFL history to win 200 regular-season games. "Players win games in this league," said Belichick, who has also won 19 playoff games.

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Related Topix: Sports, New England Patriots, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Stephen Gostkowski, Chandler Jones, Julian Edelman, NFL Players

3 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Recap: Minnesota vs. New England

Minneapolis, MN - Tom Brady threw a touchdown pass, Stevan Ridley ran for another score and the New England Patriots rolled to a 30-7 win over the Minnesota Vikings at TCF Bank Stadium. Brady passed for only 149 yards, but was aided by a New England defense that picked off Minnesota quarterback Matt Cassel four times.

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

7 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Vikings offense sputtering without Adrian Peterson

Adrian Peterson was deactivated for today's game against New England , which meant Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel had third-year man Matt Asiata, 2014 third-round draft pick Jerick McKinnon and Joe Banyard in the backfield to help keep the pressure off the passing game. Asiata carried the ball twice for 10 yards in Week 1 during last Sunday's season opener at St. Louis.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Matt Asiata, Adrian Peterson (Minnesota Vikings), NFL Players, Joe Banyard, Jarius Wright

9 hrs ago | The Florida Times-Union

Five things to watch for in the NFL Sunday:

The Vikings posted an impressive 34-6 victory over the St. Louis Rams last week and host New England Sunday with Matt Cassel facing his own teammates. But now the Vikings have to cope with the loss of Peterson, who was deactivated for the game after being indicted on charges of reckless or negligent injury to a child .

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Jerick McKinnon, Matt Asiata, NFL Players, Opinion

14 hrs ago | TwinCities

Vikings-Patriots at TCF Bank Stadium: live coverage

Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Greg Jennings, left, celebrates his late second-quarter touchdown with quarterback Matt Cassel in the end zone Sunday. The Vikings take on the New England Patriots at noon Sunday at TCF Bank Stadium.

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

16 hrs ago | Recordpub.com

NFL Week 2 Preview: Must wins? Maybe not, but close

Brady will see an old friend, former backup Matt Cassel, on the other side, starting for the Vikings.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kansas City Chiefs, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Cordarrelle Patterson, NFL Players, NFC, NFC West, St. Louis Rams

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Boston.com

Five Vikings to Keep an Eye on Against the Pats

The 26-year old defensive end is a light, pass rushing demon a la Miami's Cameron Wake, who is only the reigning AFC Defensive Player of the Week thanks to the havoc he wreaked on Sebastian Vollmer, Michael Hoomanawanui and anyone else wearing a Pats uniform who tried to get in his way last Sunday. Griffen, who lines up at right end more often than not, gets after the opposing QB in a big way, rolling up two of his team's five sacks last week in the Vikings' big win against the Rams, which gave him 15.5 since the start of the 2012 season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, NFC, NFC North, Teddy Bridgewater, NFL Players, Christian Ponder, Everson Griffen

TwinCities

Charley Walters: Minnesota Vikings-New England Patriots game a...

Among the 53,000 spectators who'll attend Sunday's Vikings-Patriots game at TCF Bank Stadium will be Jason Kapsner. A former Eden Prairie High star quarterback, Kapsner also was a quarterback teammate of Patriots celebrated Tom Brady at Michigan.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Adam Thielen, Matt Kalil, Brian Robison, Chad Greenway, NFL Players

Star Tribune

Hartman: Cassel has played at a high level in the past

Matt Cassel was a career backup quarterback, even in college at Southern California, until 2008, when he filled in for Tom Brady and led the Patriots to an 11-5 record that wasn't quite good enough to get New England into the postseason. only got a chance to start six games last season as the team used three different starting quarterbacks, and there's no question he should perform better given a chance to start the whole season.

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

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Rams sign Quinn to 4-year contract extension

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Matt Cassel is hit by St. Louis Rams defensive end Robert Quinn while throwing an incomplete pass during the first quarter an NFL football game Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, in St. Louis.

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Related Topix: Sports, St. Louis Rams, NFL Football, Robert Quinn, NFL Players, Minnesota Vikings, Matt Kalil, Adrian Peterson (Minnesota Vikings)

Boston.com

Back It Up Cassel, Former Patriots Quarterback Still Making It HappenSports

Eric Wilbur is a Boston.com sports columnist who is still in awe of what Dana Kiecker pulled off that one time in Toronto. He lives in the Boston area with his wife and three children.

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Related Topix: Sports, New England Patriots, NFL Football, Stephen Gostkowski, Tom Brady, NFL Players, Minnesota Vikings, Kansas City Chiefs, Opinion

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Isportsweb.com

Minnesota Vikings: Why the Vikings can beat the Patriots at TCF Bank

After a win in his first game as an NFL head coach, Mike Zimmer and the Minnesota Vikings will be welcoming the New England Patriots for their first home game at TCF Bank Stadium for the 2014 season. Bill Belichick and the Patriots, on the other hand, are coming off a loss against the Miami Dolphins, and will try and avoid a dreaded 0-2 start to their season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, New England Patriots, NFL Players, Mike Zimmer, Tom Brady, Everson Griffen

Examiner.com

Adrian Peterson indicted in Houston, status for Sunday unknown

The Minnesota Vikings were a trendy pick by some pundits as a team that could surprise many people this season. With a very good defense and a new offense under coordinator Norv Turner, the Vikings definitely have the pieces in place to make a run.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Adrian Peterson (Minnesota Vikings), NFL Players, Matt Asiata

Detroit Lions

NFC North: What we learned from Week 1

Tim Twentyman takes a look at what the NFC North teams did in Week 1 and what they need to do in Week 2. Week 1 of the NFL season is in the books and the Detroit Lions and Minnesota Vikings find themselves atop the NFC North at 1-0, while the Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears both lost their season openers and are currently 0-1. What they did : The Lions were dominant on both sides of the football, out-gaining the Giants 417-197 in Monday night's 35-14 victory.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFC, NFL Football, NFC North, Chicago Bears, Minnesota Vikings, Green Bay Packers, Cordarrelle Patterson, NFL Players

The Daily Norseman

Frigga's Fantasy Football Fridays: Week 2

The "Jet Sweep" has never been more popular than it is after Patterson scores a 76-yard TD. - Michael Thomas The Daily Norseman takes a look at the fantasy prospects of our Minnesota Vikings home opener against the New England Patriots.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Miami Dolphins, Michael Thomas, NFL Players, Cordarrelle Patterson, Greg Jennings

TheVikingAge

Is Cordarrelle Patterson Bribing His QB With Cookies?

Aug 23, 2014; Kansas City, MO, USA; Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson celebrates as he scores a touchdown in the first half against the Kansas City Chiefs at Arrowhead Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports Let's be honest, it's a pretty good time to be a Minnesota Vikings fan.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Cordarrelle Patterson, NFL Players, Greg Jennings, Kansas City Chiefs

NFL

Around The NFL's power picks: Week 2

Welcome back to Around The NFL's weekly picks. This season will be a little different.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Tony Romo, Dallas Cowboys, NFL Players, New England Patriots, Tom Brady, Minnesota Vikings

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Star Tribune

Souhan: Vikings' Patterson has flair for dramatic without the drama

Cordarrelle Patterson didn't watch many NFL games when he was growing up. "If the Philadelphia Eagles weren't on, I wasn't interested," he said.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Cordarrelle Patterson, NFL Players, Teddy Bridgewater, New England Patriots

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Brady, Cassel square off for first time

The Patriots didn't make the playoffs in 2008 - the only time in the last 11 years New England wasn't in the postseason - but quarterback Matt Cassel salvaged that season and jump-started his own career in the process. Cassel, as you remember, started 15 games after Tom Brady suffered a season-ending knee injury in the 2008 opener.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tom Brady, NFL Players, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Kansas City Chiefs, Mike Vrabel, Christian Ponder

The Daily Norseman

Break It Down: Patterson's 67-Yard Run

I was hoping to get to something like this much earlier in the week, but the All-22 film from NFL Gamepass wasn't available until today. Hopefully the delay won't be this long in the future.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Minnesota Vikings, Cordarrelle Patterson, NFL Players, Matt Asiata, Rhett Ellison, Kyle Rudolph

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