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1 hr ago | CBC News

Vikings receiver Simpson suspended for drug violation

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.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Cordarrelle Patterson, Greg Jennings, Rodney Smith, Jerome Simpson, Jarius Wright, NFL Players

1 hr ago | Daily Press & Argus

Benched for now, rookie quarterbacks will start in 2014

NFL analysts: Manziel, Bortles, Bridgewater will all start in 2014 Boomer Esiason, Mike Mayock don't believe Bortles, Bridgewater or Manziel will be on pine for long.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cleveland Browns, NFL Football, Jacksonville Jaguars, Johnny Manziel, NFL Players, Teddy Bridgewater, Blake Bortles

1 hr ago | Rant Sports

Without Jerome Simpson, Minnesota Vikings Need Jarius Wright To Step Up

Although it didn't really feel like it, Jarius Wright improved in his second season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Jerome Simpson, Jarius Wright, NFL Players, Cordarrelle Patterson, Greg Jennings, Adrian Peterson (Minnesota Vikings)

6 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

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It's on days like these that a compelling argument can be made that Jerry Jones is bigger than the team he owns.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Dallas Cowboys, Zack Martin, NFL Players, Adrian Peterson (Minnesota Vikings)

10 hrs ago | Marshall Independent

Group wants 'Redskins' name kept out of stadium

The Star Tribune reports the group held a news conference Thursday outside TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.

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10 hrs ago | Detroit Free Press

Jeff Seidel: Lions from Appalachian State predict an upset over U-M

Detroit Lions punter Sam Martin sits on the bench during the first half of an NFL football game against the Minnesota Vikings, Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013, in Minneapolis.

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Related Topix: Sports, NCAA Sports, Appalachian State Mountaineers NCAA Football, Appalachian State University NCAA, NCAA Football, Detroit Lions, NFL Football, Sam Martin, NFL Players, Steven Miller

Thu Aug 28, 2014

St. Cloud Times

Bridgewater starts as Vikings beat Titans 19-3Bridgewater starts as...

Bridgewater starts as Vikings beat Titans 19-3 Teddy Bridgewater threw a touchdown in his first NFL start Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/sports/2014/08/28/bridgewater-starts-vikings-beat-titans/14777443/ Minnesota Vikings running back Joe Banyard runs the ball against the Tennessee Titans in the second quarter of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Teddy Bridgewater, Joe Banyard, NFL Players, Blair Walsh, Matt Cassel, Christian Ponder

The Daily Norseman

Minnesota Vikings vs. Tennessee Titans Final Score: Minnesota Caps Undefeated Preseason, 19-3

Before leaving with an apparent hip injury, Adam Thielen scored the game's only touchdown.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Adam Thielen, Blair Walsh, NFL Players, Jasper Brinkley, Audie Cole, Chad Greenway

BleacherReport

Minnesota Vikings vs. Tennessee Titans: Live Scores, Highlights and Analysis

It's the last week of the preseason as the Tennessee Titans prepare to host the Minnesota Vikings .

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Related Topix: Sports, Teddy Bridgewater, NFL Players, NFL Football, Tennessee Titans, Zach Mettenberger

Norwalk Citizen News

Fantasy Plays: Back to draft board - who's first?

In this Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, photo, Kansas City Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles makes a catch before an NFL preseason football game against the Minnesota Vikings in Kansas City, Mo.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kansas City Chiefs, NFL Football, Jamaal Charles, NFL Players, Adrian Peterson (Minnesota Vikings), Philadelphia Eagles

The Washington Post

Adrian Peterson 'would love to retire as a Viking'

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson is reiterating that he hopes to remain in Minnesota until he retires in response to a report that he reached out to Jerry Jones about playing for the Dallas Cowboys this summer.

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Related Topix: Sports, Adrian Peterson (Minnesota Vikings), NFL Players, NFL Football, Dallas Cowboys

St. Cloud Times

For Vikings on the bubble, Thursday's preseason finale is do or...

For Vikings on the bubble, Thursday's preseason finale is do or die Life on the edge takes center stage Thursday night against the Titans Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/sports/2014/08/28/vikings-bubble-thursdays-preseason-finale-die/14727019/ This is JUstin Trattou's fourth season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Justin Trattou, NFL Players, Kain Colter, Antonio Richardson, Julian Posey, Mike Zimmer

The Daily Norseman

Minnesota Vikings News and Links, 8/28

It's game day, ladies and gentlemen! The 2014 pre-season wraps up tonight in Nashville, as the Minnesota Vikings take to the road to battle the Tennessee Titans in the final "tune-up" before regular season action gets underway.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFL Players, Mike Zimmer, Everson Griffen, Tennessee Titans

The Daily Norseman

Mike Zimmer Low In ESPN Coach Rankings

As they've done with various position groups throughout the off-season, the folks from ESPN asked a group of NFL insiders to rate the 32 head coaches.

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

Wed Aug 27, 2014

TheVikingAge

Former Vikings CB Derek Cox Lands With Baltimore Ravens

Aug 8, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings cornerback Derek Cox against the Oakland Raiders at TCF Bank Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Derek Cox, NFL Players, Jabari Price, Marcus Sherels, Baltimore Ravens

TheVikingAge

Minnesota Vikings Final Preseason Game Is For The Hardcore Fans

Aug 16, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings wide receiver Rodney Smith celebrates his touchdown with running back Joe Banyard and wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson against the Arizona Cardinals in the fourth quarter at TCF Bank Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Rodney Smith, Joe Banyard, NFL Players, Cordarrelle Patterson, Adam Thielen

Washington Times

Security enhanced at University of Minnesota

Students arriving on campus this week may notice additional police officers, tighter restrictions on access to buildings and more discussions about safety.

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The Daily Norseman

Minnesota Vikings Quarterbacks Cool Under Pressure

In the midst of looking around Twitter earlier, I saw this little tidbit come across from what is apparently the favorite website of the Minnesota Vikings ' coaching staff.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Players, Matt Cassel, NFL Football

ESPN

The 'new and improved' Adrian Peterson

Lost in the discussion over the Minnesota Vikings ' retooled offense -- with its slimmed-down tight end, recently-installed starting quarterback and more aggressive passing game -- is the fact the unit has been operating to this point without its most important piece.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Adrian Peterson (Minnesota Vikings), NFL Players, Charlie Johnson

The Daily Norseman

Vikings Place Mistral Raymond On Injured Reserve

When the Minnesota Vikings announced their first wave of cuts on Monday, the name of safety Mistral Raymond appearing came as a mild surprise.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Mistral Raymond, NFL Players, Harrison Smith

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