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43 min ago | Merced Sun-Star

Vikings give Kyle Rudolph 5-year extension

The Vikings have known all along what they have in Rudolph, a big, field-stretching tight end who can be a difference-maker in the right offense with the right quarterback.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Kyle Rudolph, NFL Players, Teddy Bridgewater, Matt Cassel, Christian Ponder, Mike Zimmer

43 min ago | Rant Sports

Minnesota Vikings Overpay Kyle Rudolph Based On Hope

The Minnesota Vikings have secured tight end Kyle Rudolph for the next five years after agreeing to a $36.5 million extension today.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Kyle Rudolph, NFL Players, Cordarrelle Patterson, Teddy Bridgewater, Greg Jennings, Matt Cassel

43 min ago | Rant Sports

Minnesota Vikings Still Lacking Difference-Making TE After Extending Kyle Rudolph

The Minnesota Vikings and tight end Kyle Rudolph have reportedly agreed to terms on a five-year, $36.5 million deal that This deal makes him the fifth-highest paid tight end in the game, which is frankly insane for a player coming off of a foot injury, and whose best season wouldn't have even put him inside the top 10 for either touchdowns scored, ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Kyle Rudolph, NFL Players, Teddy Bridgewater, Matt Cassel, Adrian Peterson (Minnesota Vikings), Christian Ponder

1 hr ago | TheVikingAge

Minnesota Vikings Sign TE Kyle Rudolph To A 5 Year Extension

Oct 27, 2013; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph catches a pass and Green Bay Packers safety Morgan Burnett tackles him in the second quarter at Mall of America Field at H.H.H. Metrodome.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Kyle Rudolph, NFL Players, Morgan Burnett, Green Bay Packers

4 hrs ago | TwinCities

Vikings: Rookie Scott Crichton has shot at D-line rotation

Defensive end Scott Crichton runs drills during Vikings practice in Eden Prairie on Tuesday, June 17, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Scott Crichton, NFL Players, Oregon State University NCAA, Oregon State Beavers NCAA Football, NCAA Sports, NCAA Football, Mike Zimmer

8 hrs ago | The Daily Norseman

Vikings Training Camp: Sunday Morning Practice Notes

The Sunday morning walk through was probably the most laid back, atmosphere wise, of the practices I've watched so far.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFL Players, Gerald Hodges, Cordarrelle Patterson, Adam Thielen, Kain Colter, Rodney Smith

12 hrs ago | TheVikingAge

Vikings Training Camp: Praise for Matt Asiata

Dec 29, 2013; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings running back Matt Asiata fumbles the ball during the fourth quarter against the Detroit Lions at Mall of America Field at H.H.H. Metrodome.

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

17 hrs ago | The State

Faith comes before football for Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah

The organized chaos of an NFL practice surrounds Husain Abdullah, and he is tired.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kansas City Chiefs, NFL Football, Husain Abdullah, NFL Players, Eric Berry, Ryan Fitzpatrick

21 hrs ago | ESPN

Peterson can be 'very good' pass-protector

Peterson has been in the bottom half of the league in Pro Football Focus' Pass Blocking Efficiency metric for running backs each of the last three seasons, ranking 29th among the 54 running backs who played at least 25 percent of their team's passing snaps last season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Jacksonville Jaguars, Toby Gerhart, NFL Players, Matt Asiata, Jerick McKinnon

Sat Jul 26, 2014

TwinCities

"Miracle Baby" Captain Munnerlyn overcame born premature, shot at, father murdered, brother committing murder

Captain Munnerlyn was asked at the start of training camp what question he has heard the most since signing with the Vikings last March.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Captain Munnerlyn, NFL Players

TwinCities

Undrafted Vikings rookie inherits Jared Allen's No. 69

Rakim Cox, an undrafted Vikings rookie free agent, didn't even realize what number he was wearing when training camp started Friday.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Shamar Stephen, NFL Players, Rakim Cox, Kevin Williams, Spencer Nealy, Kevin Murphy

TheVikingAge

3 Surprising Minnesota Vikings On The Roster Bubble

Nov 3, 2013; Arlington, TX, USA; Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder celebrates scoring a touchdown with wide receiver Jerome Simpson in the second quarter against the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Jerome Simpson, NFL Players, Jerome Felton, Christian Ponder, Adam Thielen, Rodney Smith

CBS Local

Walsh, Locke Ready For Outdoor Vikings Home Games

As the Minnesota Vikings move their home games outside for the next two seasons, the two specialists will be under the most pressure.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Blair Walsh, Jeff Locke, NFL Players, Weird

The Daily Norseman

Minnesota Vikings 2014 Training Camp Notebook

The first day of training camp has concluded, which means we now have the opportunity to dissect every play we possibly can! The first day of training camp comes with a lot of anticipation and a little bit of hype.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Matt Cassel, Jerome Simpson, NFL Players, Erik Lora, Zac Kerin, Brandon Fusco

KARE-TV Minneapolis

Faithful Vikings fans make plea for autographsFaithful Vikings fans...

MANKATO, Minn - Faithful Vikings fans know you don't go to training camp without a sharpie and something for the players to sign.

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TwinCities

Vikings: Linval Joseph hid injury from New York Giants

Linval Joseph was playing in the media mecca of New York. Still, he managed to keep his injury a secret.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Linval Joseph, NFL Players, Sharrif Floyd, Kevin Williams, Brian Robison, Mike Zimmer

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Star Tribune

What you missed at Vikings training camp Friday

Matt Vense l is in his first year at the Star Tribune after covering the Ravens for the Baltimore Sun for six years.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Teddy Bridgewater, Robert Blanton, Harrison Smith, Captain Munnerlyn, Adrian Peterson (Minnesota Vikings), NFL Players

WHEC-TV Rochester

Bills add Bobby Felder, activate Randell Johnson

He entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent in 2012 with the Minnesota Vikings and has spent time on the practice squads of Minnesota and Tampa Bay.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Buffalo Bills, Randell Johnson, NFL Players, NCAA Sports, Nicholls State Colonels NCAA Football, Nicholls State University NCAA, NCAA Football

TwinCities

Vikings: Captain Munnerlyn among three added to PUP list

The Vikings made several roster moves before Friday's first day of training camp, including putting defensive backs Captain Munnerlyn and Andrew Sendejo on the physically unable to perform list.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Captain Munnerlyn, NFL Players, Matt Hall, Andrew Sendejo, Chase Ford, Mike Zimmer

TheVikingAge

Vikings' First Night In Camp Includes Early Morning Fire Alarm

May 3, 2012; Eden Prairie, MN, USA; A Minnesota Vikings helmet sits on the sidelines as players run drills at the Vikings rookie minicamp at Winter Park.

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

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