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Vikings scouting director balances draft organization with diaper changing

StarTribune.com The Vikings’ new scouting director has juggled his work with being a father.
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Vikings: With or without Adrian Peterson, running backs on draft list

TwinCities.com (Chris Tomasson ctomasson@pioneerpress.com) — Regardless of whether the Vikings keep Adrian Peterson, it's a good year for them to draft a running back.
  • New: 10 hr 1 min ago

NFL Draft Truth or Hype: ex-Washington CB Marcus Peters

StarTribune.com We’ll take a daily look at some of the most talked about prospects in the 2015 NFL Draft and tell you whether they’re worth the hype or not.We analyzed Michigan State cornerback Trae Waynes on...
  • New: 11 hr 59 min ago

Vikings draft positional primer: Wide receivers/Tight Ends

StarTribune.com Each day this week, we will break down where the Vikings stand at certain positions heading into next week’s NFL draft. Today, we continue the series with a look at the wide receivers and tight...
  • 15 hr 35 min ago

History of the draft picks: No. 228 overall

StarTribune.com Heading into the draft, we will give the recent history at each of the Vikings’ seven draft slots.We will continue this series with pick No. 228, the sixth of the Vikings’ seven selections. The...
  • 19 hr 9 min ago
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College basketball player intrigues NFL teams

StarTribune.com Old Dominion basketball player wants to take talents to football field
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Duluth band releases ‘Old Number Four’ a tribute to Brett Favre

StarTribune.com Song was written a day after NFC title game loss to New Orleans
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NFL Draft Truth or Hype: Michigan State CB Trae Waynes

StarTribune.com We’ll take a daily look at some of the most talked about prospects in the 2015 NFL Draft and tell you whether they’re worth the hype or not.I’ve been so obsessed with the edge rushers in the draft...
  • 1 day 9 hr ago

Herschel Walker: Time for Vikings to trade Adrian Peterson

TwinCities.com (Chris Tomasson ctomasson@pioneerpress.com) — The guy the Vikings got in the most infamous trade in Minnesota sports history says it's time for the team to trade the best running back in team history.
  • 1 day 10 hr ago

NFL Draft Truth or Hype: Iowa OL Brandon Scherff

StarTribune.com We’ll take a daily look at some of the most talked about prospects in the 2015 NFL Draft and tell you whether they’re worth the hype or not.The first offensive lineman we’ll review is Iowa’s...
  • 1 day 14 hr ago

History of the Vikings' pick: No. 232 overall

StarTribune.com Heading into the draft, we will give the recent history at each of the Vikings’ seven draft slots.We will begin this series with pick No. 232, the last of the Vikings’ seven selections. The...
  • 1 day 14 hr ago
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Vikings draft positional primer: the defensive line

StarTribune.com In Mike Zimmer’s first season in Minnesota, the Vikings’ front four became formidable once again.Led by a first-time starter in right defensive end Everson Griffen, the Vikings — who had three new...
  • 1 day 17 hr ago

Vensel: Will Vikings evaluate players differently?

StarTribune.com The Star Tribune’s Matt Vensel and CineSport’s Brian Clark discuss the latest on Adrian Peterson and whether that situation has caused the Vikings to change the way they evaluate players.
  • 1 day 18 hr ago

Judge OKs $1 billion settlement for NFL players' lifetime injuries

StarTribune.com Appeals could delay payment as many are dissatisfied.
  • 2 days ago

AP sources: Receiver Greg Jennings signs with Dolphins

TwinCities.com (Steven Wine AP Sports Writer) — DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Two people familiar with the negotiations say free agent receiver Greg Jennings has signed with the Miami Dolphins.
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Former Viking Brent Boyd not happy, rips concussion settlement

StarTribune.com Former Vikings offensive lineman Brent Boyd, a longtime leading spokesman against the NFL’s handling of disability claims and retirees with concussion-related symptoms, said he’s not happy with...
  • 2 days ago

Vikings mock draft roundup: We have a consensus

StarTribune.com With the NFL draft just over a week away, we are starting to get a consensus among the draftniks when it comes to whom the Vikings will select with their 11th overall pick.Iowa offensive lineman...
  • 2 days ago
Blog Articles

NFL Draft Truth or Hype: ex-Washington CB Marcus Peters

StarTribune.com (Master Tesfatsion) — We’ll take a daily look at some of the most talked about prospects in the 2015 NFL Draft and tell you whether they’re worth the hype or not.We analyzed Michigan State cornerback Trae Waynes on...
  • 17 hr 7 min ago

Vikings draft positional primer: Wide receivers/Tight Ends

StarTribune.com (Master Tesfatsion) — Each day this week, we will break down where the Vikings stand at certain positions heading into next week’s NFL draft. Today, we continue the series with a look at the wide receivers and tight...
  • 20 hr 40 min ago

History of the draft picks: No. 228 overall

StarTribune.com (Mark Craig) — Heading into the draft, we will give the recent history at each of the Vikings’ seven draft slots.We will continue this series with pick No. 228, the sixth of the Vikings’ seven selections. The...
  • 1 day ago
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NFL Draft Truth or Hype: Michigan State CB Trae Waynes

StarTribune.com (Master Tesfatsion) — We’ll take a daily look at some of the most talked about prospects in the 2015 NFL Draft and tell you whether they’re worth the hype or not.I’ve been so obsessed with the edge rushers in the draft...
  • 1 day 14 hr ago

NFL Draft Truth or Hype: Iowa OL Brandon Scherff

StarTribune.com (Master Tesfatsion) — We’ll take a daily look at some of the most talked about prospects in the 2015 NFL Draft and tell you whether they’re worth the hype or not.The first offensive lineman we’ll review is Iowa’s...
  • 1 day 19 hr ago

History of the Vikings' pick: No. 232 overall

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — Heading into the draft, we will give the recent history at each of the Vikings’ seven draft slots.We will begin this series with pick No. 232, the last of the Vikings’ seven selections. The...
  • 1 day 19 hr ago

Vikings draft positional primer: the defensive line

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — In Mike Zimmer’s first season in Minnesota, the Vikings’ front four became formidable once again.Led by a first-time starter in right defensive end Everson Griffen, the Vikings — who had three new...
  • 1 day 22 hr ago

Former Viking Brent Boyd not happy, rips concussion settlement

StarTribune.com (Mark Craig) — Former Vikings offensive lineman Brent Boyd, a longtime leading spokesman against the NFL’s handling of disability claims and retirees with concussion-related symptoms, said he’s not happy with...
  • 2 days ago

Vikings mock draft roundup: We have a consensus

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — With the NFL draft just over a week away, we are starting to get a consensus among the draftniks when it comes to whom the Vikings will select with their 11th overall pick.Iowa offensive lineman...
  • 2 days ago

Vikings draft positional primer: Defensive backs

StarTribune.com (Mark Craig) — Each day this week, we will break down where the Vikings stand at certain positions heading into next week’s NFL draft. Today, we continue the series with a look at the defensive backs.The Vikings...
  • 2 days ago

Vikings 2015 schedule set, open season on Monday night

StarTribune.com (Master Tesfatsion) — The Vikings regular season schedule was officially announced on Tuesday. They’ll open the season at San Francisco to face the 49ers on Monday night. It’ll be the second game of the Monday night...
  • 3 days ago

NFL Draft Truth or Hype: Missouri DE Shane Ray

StarTribune.com (Master Tesfatsion) — We’ll take a daily look at some of the most talked about prospects in the 2015 NFL Draft and tell you whether they’re worth the hype or not.If you haven’t figured it out yet, I’m intrigued by some...
  • 3 days ago

2015 Vikings schedule to be unveiled tonight

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — The 2015 NFL regular season schedule will be released tonight at 7 p.m. CDT. Both ESPN and NFL Network will also air “schedule release specials” if you’re sick of watching “The Big Bang Theory.”We...
  • 3 days ago
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VikesCentric: Best Vikings draft ever

StarTribune.com (Bo Mitchell) — One man's effort to determine the best Vikings draft of all time.
  • 3 days ago

Off the Board: Top pass rushers fall to the Vikings

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — The early going of the first round of next week’s NFL draft could be dominated by pass rushers, with several collegiate sack specialists currently being hailed as top-10 talents by the...
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Vikings draft positional primer: the offensive line

StarTribune.com (Master Tesfatsion) — Each day this week, we will break down where the Vikings stand at certain positions heading into next week’s NFL draft. Today, we continue the series with the offensive line.The Vikings will have...
  • 3 days ago

NFL Draft Truth or Hype: Louisville WR DeVante Parker

StarTribune.com (Master Tesfatsion) — We’ll take a daily look at some of the most talked about prospects in the 2015 NFL Draft and tell you whether they’re worth the hype or not.We’ve already looked at one wide receiver, Central...
  • 4 days ago

Offseason program starts, Peterson a likely no-show

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — Year Two of the Mike Zimmer era is unofficially underway as the Vikings begin their offseason workout program at Winter Park today. For now, the workouts are voluntary, and Zimmer and his coaching...
  • 4 days ago
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Vikings draft positional primer: the running backs

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — Each day this week, we will break down where the Vikings stand at certain positions heading into next week’s NFL draft. Today, we begin the series with a look at the running backs.The Vikings plan...
  • 4 days ago
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VikesCentric: Report: Vikes are high with their trade value for Peterson

StarTribune.com (Joe Oberle) — Vikings don't seem to be interested in trading Peterson at this time.
  • 4 days ago
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