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48 min ago | TwinCities

Jared Allen: Former Viking finds perfect fit in Bears

By Jared Allen's estimate, he made 46 calls the night of March 25. Forty-six frantic, excited, gotta-tell-someone calls.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Kevin Williams, NFL Players, Jared Allen, Seattle Seahawks, Antoine Winfield

3 hrs ago | The Daily Norseman

Another Stab At The Minnesota Vikings' 53-Man Roster

Because, hey, how many more times will Kamar Jorden get a chance to be on the front page? - Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY Sports CCNorseman took the time to put together his 53-man roster projection prior to the start of Minnesota Vikings ' Training Camp.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Chase Ford, NFL Players, A.C Leonard, Kyle Rudolph, David Yankey, Austin Wentworth

5 hrs ago | TwinCities

Vikings: Ryan Ficken expected to lead special teams during Mike Priefer's suspension

Special-teams assistant Ryan Ficken is being positioned to manage the unit on and off the field while coach Mike Priefer starts serving his suspension Week 1. "Ryan's been integrated from Day 1," Priefer said.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, NFL Players, Antone Exum

Mon Jul 28, 2014

TwinCities

Vikings' Captain Munnerlyn eyes Wednesday return, starting job

Vikings cornerback Captain Munnerlyn is a good bet to practice for the first time in training camp Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Captain Munnerlyn, NFL Players, Xavier Rhodes, Mike Zimmer, Josh Robinson

TheVikingAge

Adrian Peterson May Sit Out Entire Preseason

Jul 25, 2014; Mankato, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson runs through drills at training camp at Minnesota State University.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Adrian Peterson (Minnesota Vikings), NFL Players, Mike Zimmer

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Extra Points: Manziel gives Hoyer his chance

And the undrafted player with four stops in five years who is coming off ACL surgery generally isn't getting a chance to compete against the high-profile rookie with a Heisman Trophy on his resume.

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Related Topix: Sports, Cleveland Browns, NFL Football, Johnny Manziel, NFL Players, Philadelphia Eagles, Teddy Bridgewater, Nick Foles

NewsOK.com

NFL: After 11 seasons with the Minnesota Vikings, Kevin Williams...

Of the 80 players with Oklahoma ties on current NFL training camp rosters - other than future Hall of Fame running back Adrian Peterson - one could argue that Williams might have the best shot at being selected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Kevin Williams, Adrian Peterson (Minnesota Vikings), NFL Players, Seattle Seahawks, Russell Wilson

NFLSpinZone

Minnesota Vikings Anthony Barr looking good

May 9, 2014; Eden Prairie, MN, USA; Minnesota Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr addresses the media at Winter Park Fieldhouse.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Anthony Barr, NFL Players, Teddy Bridgewater, Matt Cassel, Brian Robison, Everson Griffen

Rant Sports

Minnesota Vikings: 5 Reasons Matt Cassel Should Start This Season

The Minnesota Vikings have a new coaching regime, and they traded back up into the end of the first round of May's draft to select quarterback Teddy Bridgewater.

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Related Topix: Sports, NFL Football, Matt Cassel, NFL Players, Teddy Bridgewater, Christian Ponder, Kansas City Chiefs

Sun Jul 27, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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