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Greenway returning to Vikings, but with a pay cut

StarTribune.com Vikings linebacker to return for 10th season at lower salary more in line with anticipated role.
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Vikings: Captain Munnerlyn says he'll beat out Terence Newman

TwinCities.com (Chris Tomasson ctomasson@pioneerpress.com) — Cornerback Captain Munnerlyn welcomes Terence Newman joining the Vikings. He just doesn't see Newman beating him out.
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T.J. Clemmings of Pittsburgh works out for five NFL teams

NFL.com (Goodbread, Chase) — Pittsburgh offensive tackle T.J. Clemmings, a likely first-round pick in the 2015 draft, has had private workouts with five NFL clubs, including the Cleveland Browns.
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Vikings LB Chad Greenway takes $3 million loss to stay

TwinCities.com (Chris Tomasson ctomasson@pioneerpress.com) — Linebacker Chad Greenway has cut his salary by $3 million to remain with the Vikings.
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Greenway agrees to pay cut to remain with Vikings

StarTribune.com Chad Greenway will be back with the Vikings in 2015.The Vikings and the veteran outside linebacker have agreed to a restructured contract, a league source confirmed. Greenway has a new base salary...
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Vikings stadium: Agency's leadership structure, salary differences questioned

TwinCities.com (Doug Belden dbelden@pioneerpress.com) — The leadership structure at the top of the agency overseeing construction of the new Vikings stadium has led to duplicative work and blurred lines of accountability, members of the Minnesota...
  • 2 days ago

Vikings officially sign cornerback Terence Newman

TwinCities.com (Chris Tomasson ctomasson@pioneerpress.com) — The Vikings on Friday officially announced the signing of free-agent cornerback Terence Newman.
  • 2 days ago

Kelm-Helgen's stadium role duplicates Mondale's, critics say

StarTribune.com The Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority chair called the criticism “a big distraction.”
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Vikings mailbag: Competition at corner, draft plans, guard options and would Adrian Peterson hold out?

StarTribune.com It felt like a mailbag kind of day when I walked downstairs this morning, put on a pot of coffee and looked outside and saw the beautiful blue sky. But then the Twitter questions started coming...
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He's 6 feet 9, 351 pounds. He's Polish. He's a Minnesota Viking.

TwinCities.com (Chris Tomasson ctomasson@pioneerpress.com) — Something happened on the way to Babatunde Aiyegbusi trying to follow in the footsteps of Marcin Gortat. He got tired of being called for fouls.
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Vikings finalize one-year deal with Terence Newman

StarTribune.com Mike Zimmer wasn’t fibbing yesterday when he said a deal with Terence Newman was close.The Vikings on Thursday finalized the terms of a one-year contract with the free-agent cornerback, according...
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Terence Newman, Minnesota Vikings reach deal

NFL.com (Wesseling, Chris) — Veteran cornerback Terence Newman is reuniting with Vikings coach Mike Zimmer. What can Minnesota expect from the 36-year-old this season?
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Tom Powers: These MLS guys are just kidding about the stadium, right?

TwinCities.com (Tom Powers tpowers@pioneerpress.com) — Wait, a soccer stadium? Is there like a Groupon for that?
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Vikings sign 6-9, 351-pound Polish tackle Babatunde Aiyegbusi

TwinCities.com (Chris Tomasson ctomasson@pioneerpress.com) — Babatunde Aiyegbusi has a Polish American football championship. Now, he can try to win a Super Bowl.
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Vikings sign Polish-born tackle Babatunde Aiyegbusi

StarTribune.com The Vikings have crossed international waters in their pursuit of offensive-line help.The Vikings announced today that they have signed 27-year-old offensive lineman Babatunde Aiyegbusi, a...
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'Vikings bricks' web site inspires unintended Twitter consequences

StarTribune.com You can buy a “legacy brick” with a commemorative inscription to be placed inside the new Vikings stadium. This kind of thing isn’t new; in this case, it isn’t cheap: anywhere from $160 to $360,...
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Vikings stadium glass installation begins

TwinCities.com (Marino Eccher meccher@pioneerpress.com) — The Vikings released new photos Thursday of the start of glass installation in the team's under-construction $1 billion stadium. The process of enclosing the massive structure is expected to last...
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Blog Articles

Greenway agrees to pay cut to remain with Vikings

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — Chad Greenway will be back with the Vikings in 2015.The Vikings and the veteran outside linebacker have agreed to a restructured contract, a league source confirmed. Greenway has a new base salary...
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VIKES CENTRIC: Minnesota's Mad Scientist

StarTribune.com (AJ Mansour) — Mike Zimmer received high praise in year one, but it might be the visible impact he's had on former players that speaks the loudest.
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Vikings mailbag: Competition at corner, draft plans, guard options and would Adrian Peterson hold out?

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — It felt like a mailbag kind of day when I walked downstairs this morning, put on a pot of coffee and looked outside and saw the beautiful blue sky. But then the Twitter questions started coming...
  • 2 days ago

Vikings finalize one-year deal with Terence Newman

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — Mike Zimmer wasn’t fibbing yesterday when he said a deal with Terence Newman was close.The Vikings on Thursday finalized the terms of a one-year contract with the free-agent cornerback, according...
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Vikings sign Polish-born tackle Babatunde Aiyegbusi

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — The Vikings have crossed international waters in their pursuit of offensive-line help.The Vikings announced today that they have signed 27-year-old offensive lineman Babatunde Aiyegbusi, a...
  • 3 days ago

Vikings mock draft roundup: Parker, Waynes still popular picks for the Vikings

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — The frenzied first two weeks of free agency have come and gone, and several teams — including the Vikings — spiced things up by wheeling and dealing through trades. Soon the focus will switch, if...
  • 3 days ago

Zimmer, again: 'We have no plans to trade Adrian'

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — Mike Zimmer, speaking at the NFL owners meetings this morning, reiterated the Vikings’ stance that they expect disgruntled running back Adrian Peterson to play for them this season.Zimmer also...
  • 4 days ago

Zimmer says deal with Terence Newman is close

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — Mike Zimmer said this morning at the NFL owners meetings that the Vikings are close to reaching a contract agreement with free-agent cornerback Terence Newman, one of Zimmer’s former...
  • 4 days ago

NFL announces full draft order for 2015 NFL draft

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — The NFL this afternoon released the draft order for next month’s NFL draft, so we now know when the Vikings will make their — as of right now — seven total selections.The Vikings have no...
  • 5 days ago

Vikings sign safety Taylor Mays

StarTribune.com (Chris Miller) — Free-agent safety Taylor Mays has agreed to a one-year deal with the Vikings, an NFL source confirmed.In five NFL seasons with two teams, Mays made 98 tackles, recorded one sack and forced one...
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Casey Matthews checks in with Vikings

StarTribune.com (Chris Miller) — Free agent linebacker Casey Matthews visited the Vikings on Tuesday, according to nfl.com’s Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet).Matthews, the brother of Packers All-Pro linebacker Clay Matthews, was taken by...
  • 5 days ago

VikesCentric: Trust in Teddy—working to be even better

StarTribune.com (Joe Oberle) — Catching up with young Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater.
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Adrian Peterson update ... or non-update

StarTribune.com (Chris Miller) — The needle on the Adrian Peterson situation didn’t move much Monday at the NFL owners meetings in Phoenix, but there were comments from both sides, so here’s a quick update.Peterson’s agent, Ben...
  • 6 days ago

Todd Jones lands job with NFL

StarTribune.com (Chris Miller) — B. Todd Jones, formerly U.S. attorney for Minnesota, had a checkered two years with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives before resigning last week amid rumors he was taking a...
  • 6 days ago

VikesCentric: AP Turned 30, Does That Really Matter?

StarTribune.com (AJ Mansour) — Adrian Peterson turned 30 this weekend. Is there truly a precedent set for RBs to drop off after their 30th birthday?
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VikesCentric: Shifting Focus, Vikings Move On To Next Offseason Phase

StarTribune.com (AJ Mansour) — As the second week of free agency draws to a close, it's time for the Vikings to shift their focus on to the next phase.
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Team Peterson playing hard to get with Spielman

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — Another day, another twist in the Peterson soap opera — though it’s clear who is writing this script.Yahoo Sports reports that General Manager Rick Spielman invited Adrian Peterson’s agent, Ben...
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VikesCentric: Vikings should address the offensive line

StarTribune.com (Joe Oberle) — A call for the Vikings to start upgrading the offensive line.
  • 9 days ago
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Mays' visit ends without a contract announced

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — Free-agent safety Taylor Mays has left Winter Park without any deal announced by the Vikings.Mays, who played for coach Mike Zimmer in Cincinnati, arrived in town yesterday for his visit. He was...
  • 10 days ago
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Vikings sign former Packers running back Harris

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — The Vikings have signed former Packers, Steelers and Jaguars running back DuJuan Harris to a one-year deal. His agent, Andy Simms, announced the signing on Twitter.The 26-year-old rushed for 64...
  • 10 days ago
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