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Vikings OC John DeFilippo can lean on history with Teddy Bridgewater, Sam Bradford

StarTribune.com With John DeFilippo nearing the end of his second full week as the Vikings’ offensive coordinator, and the start of free agency now less than three weeks away, the team is in the throes of its...
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Film snapshot: Eric Kendricks, a tackling machine who could get more for Vikings

StarTribune.com Note: This is the third of four offseason snapshots looking at the peaks and valleys of key 2017 Vikings contributors. Part II: Dalvin Cook and Latavius Murray. Part I: Harrison Smith.A basketball...
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John DeFilippo on Vikings' quarterback situation: 'We're going to get it fixed'

StarTribune.com The offensive coordinator can’t wait to work with Dalvin Cook and whichever QB they pick.
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Can you Digg it? Jessie Diggins, Stefon Diggs and an unlikely comparison

StarTribune.com Just two weeks into 2018, Vikings wide receiver Stefon Diggs delivered what seemed like it would stand as the signature moment in Minnesota sports for the entire calendar year — if not more — when...
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Listen: Vikings' new brain trust on offense and inside Hall of Fame pitch for Randy Moss

StarTribune.com Ben Goessling, Andrew Krammer and Mark Craig discuss the Vikings' new brain trust on offense and go inside Mark's Hall of Fame pitch for Randy Moss earlier this month. (1:30) Hiring of John...
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Sharrif Floyd awaiting grievance settlement with Vikings over contract dispute

StarTribune.com Sharrif Floyd missed all of last season and played just one game in 2016 after undergoing knee surgery.
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Fake Super Bowl tickets and gear add up to $520,000, officials say

StarTribune.com Officer says the counterfeit tickets were best she’s seen in 20 years.
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Outsiders kind of knew the Super Bowl was in Minnesota and say they like us, maybe

StarTribune.com The only proper way to dissect an American Public Media survey released Monday about the Super Bowl earlier this month in Minneapolis is by doing so in … hold on here … EXTREMELY MINNESOTAN...
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Vikings' decision looms on Case Keenum as franchise tag window opens

StarTribune.com The Vikings’ newly-assembled brain trust on offense hits the ground running. Coordinator John DeFilippo and senior assistant Todd Downing, hired 10 days apart this month, will help craft their new...
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If Jets will pay Kirk Cousins 'whatever it takes,' where would that leave Vikings?

StarTribune.com If you believe the Vikings should at least be considering a run at free agent quarterback Kirk Cousins this offseason — and you will find me in that camp — some recent rumblings out of New York...
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Vikings’ new assistant coach Todd Downing is an old hand

TwinCities.com (Brian Murphy) — Todd Downing has come a long way in the NFL since fetching Mike Tice’s golf cart as a Vikings gofer in the early 2000s. Downing returns to Minnesota as a senior offensive assistant to coach...
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Film snapshot: Dalvin Cook, Latavius Murray can be complementary pair for Vikings

StarTribune.com Note: This is the second of four offseason snapshots looking at the peaks and valleys of key 2017 Vikings contributors. Part I: Harrison Smith.Dalvin Cook’s first and 74th carries, unfairly...
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Blog Articles

Vikings OC John DeFilippo can lean on history with Teddy Bridgewater, Sam Bradford

StarTribune.com (Ben Goessling) — With John DeFilippo nearing the end of his second full week as the Vikings’ offensive coordinator, and the start of free agency now less than three weeks away, the team is in the throes of its...
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Film snapshot: Eric Kendricks, a tackling machine who could get more for Vikings

StarTribune.com (Andrew Krammer) — Note: This is the third of four offseason snapshots looking at the peaks and valleys of key 2017 Vikings contributors. Part II: Dalvin Cook and Latavius Murray. Part I: Harrison Smith.A basketball...
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Vikings' decision looms on Case Keenum as franchise tag window opens

StarTribune.com (Andrew Krammer) — The Vikings’ newly-assembled brain trust on offense hits the ground running. Coordinator John DeFilippo and senior assistant Todd Downing, hired 10 days apart this month, will help craft their new...
  • 2 days ago

Film snapshot: Dalvin Cook, Latavius Murray can be complementary pair for Vikings

StarTribune.com (Andrew Krammer) — Note: This is the second of four offseason snapshots looking at the peaks and valleys of key 2017 Vikings contributors. Part I: Harrison Smith.Dalvin Cook’s first and 74th carries, unfairly...
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Mock draft roundup 1.0: Players pegged to the Vikings

StarTribune.com (Andrew Krammer) — It’s mock draft season, which means we’re still two weeks from the scouting combine, four weeks from free agency and 10 weeks from the actual draft. Trades and each team’s reactions are...
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John DeFilippo brings varied history of mobile QBs to Vikings

StarTribune.com (Andrew Krammer) — One remark stuck out when John DeFilippo recently cracked the book on the criteria important to him at quarterback as the new Vikings offensive coordinator.Among the youngest quarter of NFL OCs,...
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Film snapshot: Harrison Smith's impeccable season marred by the way it ended

StarTribune.com (Andrew Krammer) — Note: This is the first of four offseason snapshots looking at the peaks and valleys of key 2017 contributors for the Vikings.When Mike Zimmer said the Eagles attacked some of the Vikings’...
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Mike Remmers' position an unknown for Vikings offensive line

StarTribune.com (Andrew Krammer) — The need isn’t as great, but the Vikings offensive line faces another potential redressing this offseason.In front is the unknown with Mike Remmers’ position. A year ago, Remmers was part two of...
  • 9 days ago

Agent: Vikings to sign ex-Eagles OL Josh Andrews

StarTribune.com (Andrew Krammer) — The Vikings are expected to sign former Eagles offensive lineman Josh Andrews, according to his agent Brett Tessler.Andrews (6-2, 311 pounds) follows new Vikings offensive coordinator John...
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Vikings far from alone in blocking interview of QBs coach, and it can't last long

StarTribune.com (Andrew Krammer) — In a move that is commonplace and doesn’t make a ton of headlines, the Vikings prevented quarterbacks coach Kevin Stefanski from interviewing to become the new offensive coordinator of the New...
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Josh McDaniels' decision could affect Vikings' OC search

StarTribune.com (Ben Goessling) — The Vikings’ search for an offensive coordinator to replace Pat Shurmur is now in its third week, and could continue for at least a week longer. The team wants to interview Eagles quarterbacks...
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Did Nick Foles play his way into the conversation for Vikings?

StarTribune.com (Andrew Krammer) — The rich can get richer as the Eagles once again have leverage at quarterback. Should the Vikings again be looking toward Philadelphia to answer its own QB conundrum?Nick Foles, who is under...
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Key dates for the Vikings' 2018 offseason

StarTribune.com (Andrew Krammer) — The NFL offseason officially begins for all teams on Monday following the Super Bowl. First, the waiver system kicks into action for the 2018 season, meaning former Vikings tight end Kyle Carter...
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Ex-Vikings OC Pat Shurmur named AP Assistant Coach of the Year

StarTribune.com (Andrew Krammer) — Former Vikings offensive coordinator Pat Shurmur was named The Associated Press’ NFL Assistant Coach of the Year during NFL Honors ceremonies at Northrop Auditorium on Saturday night.Shurmur, now...
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Reports: Randy Moss makes it in Hall of Fame first time around

StarTribune.com (Rana Cash) — Word began to leak before the Pro Football Hall of Fame voters were allowed to make official announcements: Vikings great Randy Moss — the self-proclaimed “greatest of all time” — is headed to...
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Vikings' playoff run was bittersweet, but Adrian Peterson says "I'll always bleed purple"

StarTribune.com (Ben Goessling) — As Adrian Peterson watched the Vikings make their run to the NFC Championship Game, for the first time since his fateful performance against the New Orleans Saints in 2010, the team’s all-time...
  • 19 days ago

Bill Belichick recalls time he nearly joined Vikings as an assistant coach

StarTribune.com (Andrew Krammer) — Before Bill Belichick won any of his seven Super Bowl rings (two as Giants defensive coordinator, five as Patriots head coach), he nearly joined the Vikings as an assistant coach under Les Steckel...
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Vikings CB Terence Newman says he wants to play at age 40

StarTribune.com (Ben Goessling) — Terence Newman was the oldest defensive back in the NFL this season at 39 years old. He’d like to retain that title next season, when he will be 40.Appearing on KFAN on Thursday, Newman said he...
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Vikings owner Mark Wilf wants Minnesota to host another Super Bowl

StarTribune.com (Ben Goessling) — As he spoke to Minnesota media halfway through his first week as one of the owners of a Super Bowl host team, Vikings president Mark Wilf was already casting an eye toward the Twin Cities’ next...
  • 22 days ago
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Lane Johnson says Eagles used "reverse psychology" to beat Vikings' blitzes

StarTribune.com (Ben Goessling) — As we stretch toward the middle of Super Bowl week and the Philadelphia Eagles continue their residency in the Twin Cities, there’s still plenty of fascination about the lopsided victory they...
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