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Vikings to open season at home against 49ers, not at Philadelphia

TwinCities.com (Chris Tomasson) — The Vikings reportedly will open the season against the San Francisco 49ers at U.S. Bank Stadium. Bay Area News Group reported Thursday that the game will be Sept. 9. The full NFL schedule will be...
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Report: Vikings to face Eagles in Week 5

StarTribune.com Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles in action during the NFL football NFC championship game against the Minnesota Vikings Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)Take...
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Bud Grant: new Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins one ‘very happy camper’

TwinCities.com (Chris Tomasson) — Legendary MN Vikings coach Bud Grant had lunch with new quarterback Kirk Cousins this week. “It was great," the Hall of Fame coach said. “He’s a good guy."
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With the Vikings, Eric Kendricks and Anthony Barr continue to build on their UCLA days

StarTribune.com Ex-Bruins coach Jim Mora sees continuation of their college days in what they have done with Vikings.
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NFL draft: Vikings need an offensive lineman but they won’t rush it

TwinCities.com (Chris Tomasson) — The Vikings’ biggest need entering next week’s NFL draft is on the offensive line, but that doesn’t necessarily mean they will address it in the first round. The Vikings have the No. 30 pick...
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Tight end is position to watch for Vikings at No. 30, former GM says

StarTribune.com Injuries limited the Vikings at tight end last season, finishing the year with only two available for practices while working out free agents during playoff preparation just in case.Starter Kyle...
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Report: Brett Favre auditioned for Monday Night Football job (and it didn't go well)

StarTribune.com The New York Post reported that ESPN gave Brett Favre a tryout to replace Jon Gruden; Favre put a different spin on what happened.
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Aaron Rodgers reportedly 'frustrated' and 'emotional' over Packers decisions

StarTribune.com Personnel decisions made by the Packers this offseason, and the fact that they apparently didn’t consult Aaron Rodgers in the process, have left the star quarterback “frustrated” and “emotional”...
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Vikings fans have reason for excitement with NFL schedule announced Thursday

TwinCities.com (Chris Tomasson) — Vikings fans know the season will open at Philadelphia in a nationally televised game. They’ll soon find out the rest of the schedule. The NFL announced Tuesday that the regular-season...
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Ex-Vikings QB Keenum enjoying life as unquestioned No. 1

TwinCities.com (Dennis Waszak Jr.) — ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Case Keenum couldn’t wait to get out of Minnesota. No, he’s not bitter over the Vikings’ decision to move on to Kirk Cousins. And he isn’t gloating over being “the man “ for the...
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'Deeper' interior O-line class intriguing for Vikings

StarTribune.com For a fourth straight Week 1, the Vikings will field a different starting five on the offensive line this season.The fifth starter will replace right guard Joe Berger, who retired this offseason....
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Vikings' three remaining deals -- Stefon Diggs, Anthony Barr, Danielle Hunter -- could be their trickiest

StarTribune.com Since the first day of training camp last year, when they announced a new deal for defensive end Everson Griffen as players checked into the dorm at Minnesota State-Mankato, the Vikings have been...
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Vikings guard Nick Easton signs $2.9 million tender

TwinCities.com (John Shipley) — Restricted free-agent guard Nick Easton signed his tender for $2.914 million on Monday and joined the Vikings for the start of spring drills. Easton had until Friday to sign his tender. Had he...
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NFL, players union agree to ban 10 underperforming helmets

StarTribune.com Ten helmet models that underperformed in an annual laboratory study will be banned from use by NFL players starting this season, the league and its players union announced in a joint statement...
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Vikings extend linebacker Eric Kendricks for five years, $50 million

TwinCities.com (John Shipley) — The Vikings have signed linebacker Eric Kendricks to a contract extension, the team announced Monday. The deal is for five years and $50 million, with $25 million guaranteed, keeping him under...
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Blog Articles

Report: Vikings to face Eagles in Week 5

StarTribune.com (Rana Cash) — Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles in action during the NFL football NFC championship game against the Minnesota Vikings Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)Take...
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Tight end is position to watch for Vikings at No. 30, former GM says

StarTribune.com (Andrew Krammer) — Injuries limited the Vikings at tight end last season, finishing the year with only two available for practices while working out free agents during playoff preparation just in case.Starter Kyle...
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'Deeper' interior offensive line class intriguing for Vikings

StarTribune.com (Andrew Krammer) — For a fourth straight Week 1, the Vikings will field a different starting five on the offensive line this season.The fifth starter will replace right guard Joe Berger, who retired this offseason....
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Vikings' three remaining deals -- Stefon Diggs, Anthony Barr, Danielle Hunter -- could be their trickiest

StarTribune.com (Ben Goessling) — Since the first day of training camp last year, when they announced a new deal for defensive end Everson Griffen as players checked into the dorm at Minnesota State-Mankato, the Vikings have been...
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NFL, players union agree to ban 10 underperforming helmets

StarTribune.com (Mark Craig) — Ten helmet models that underperformed in an annual laboratory study will be banned from use by NFL players starting this season, the league and its players union announced in a joint statement...
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For Kirk Cousins, three Super Bowl MVPs with Vikings mean another $6 million

StarTribune.com (Ben Goessling) — Kirk Cousins began his first official day of work in the Vikings’ new practice facility in Eagan on Monday, when players were allowed to join the team for offseason workouts.Cousins has a $500,000...
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Jarvis Landry's deal continues to set strong market for Vikings' Stefon Diggs

StarTribune.com (Andrew Krammer) — Stefon Diggs’ 2018 salary already increased by about $1 million, courtesy of the NFL’s proven performance escalator program awarding late-round picks who play at least 35 percent of their team’s...
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Vikings: A history of NFL players drafted with the 30th overall pick

StarTribune.com (Andrew Krammer) — If the Vikings draft a future Hall of Fame player with the 30th overall pick, he’ll be just the second taken there since at least 1970. Below we’ve compiled a list including the last five decades...
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Vikings host ex-49ers cornerback Dontae Johnson on free agent visit

StarTribune.com (Andrew Krammer) — The Vikings are still looking for cornerbacks.Former 49ers fourth-round pick Dontae Johnson left the Vikings’ training facility in Eagan after a free-agent visit on Tuesday, the team announced....
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Why the Vikings could again land a cornerback early in NFL Draft

StarTribune.com (Andrew Krammer) — After the 2017 NFL Draft, the Vikings entered Organized Team with nine cornerbacks on the 90-man roster.The Vikings currently roster five corners ahead of this month’s draft, setting the stage for...
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Vikings sign WR Tavarres King

StarTribune.com (Ben Goessling) — The Vikings continued to add to their wide receiver group on Thursday, when they announced they signed former Giants receiver Tavarres King.The 27-year-old played eight games and started three for...
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In stacked NFC, Vikings aren't the only ones with high expectations

StarTribune.com (Ben Goessling) — A week from Monday, Vikings players will report to the team’s gleaming new facility in Eagan for the start of offseason workouts, with many players from a team that went 13-3 joining new...
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After free agent deals, Vikings still have nearly $18 million in salary cap space

StarTribune.com (Ben Goessling) — As the Vikings welcome prospects to their new facility in Eagan on Tuesday for the start of their top-30 event, their attention has mostly shifted from free agency to the draft, which begins three...
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Vikings welcoming draft prospects for top-30 event on Tuesday

StarTribune.com (Ben Goessling) — The Vikings will spend Tuesday and Wednesday hosting potential draft targets at their new practice facility in Eagan as part of their top-30 event, where the team consolidates many of its 30...
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Vikings will hold first minicamp in Eagan from June 12-14

StarTribune.com (Ben Goessling) — The NFL announced dates for the offseason programs of all 32 teams on Monday, and the Vikings’ schedule for their first spring in Eagan will look much like the one they’ve used the past several...
  • 17 days ago
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Vikings get potential help at linebacker, re-sign Marcus Sherels

StarTribune.com (Ben Goessling) — The Vikings announced on Thursday they’d officially re-signed punt returner Marcus Sherels for a ninth season with the team. They also added a linebacker to their roster who could help on special...
  • 21 days ago
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Mike Zimmer might continue calling Vikings' defensive plays in 2018

StarTribune.com (Ben Goessling) — Mike Zimmer remains on a short list of NFL head coaches who call his team’s plays, and is on an even shorter list of coaches who makes the defensive calls for his team. In the past year, Zimmer...
  • 21 days ago
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Mike Zimmer: Vikings' offense will 'do what Kirk Cousins does best'

StarTribune.com (Ben Goessling) — The Vikings can formally begin their transition to the Kirk Cousins era on April 16, when the team can start offseason workouts at its new facility in Eagan. The process of indoctrinating Cousins...
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Mike Zimmer says Vikings were still concerned with Teddy Bridgewater's knee after 2017

StarTribune.com (Ben Goessling) — Even with Kirk Cousins on the Vikings’ roster and Teddy Bridgewater now with the New York Jets, the team’s former quarterback appeared to be as much a topic of conversation as its new one during...
  • 23 days ago
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Depth on both lines tops Vikings' list of remaining needs

StarTribune.com (Ben Goessling) — The Vikings made blockbuster headlines during the first wave of free agency, signing Kirk Cousins to the first fully-guaranteed deal for a quarterback in the salary cap era and landing Sheldon...
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