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Munnerlyn, Vikings hope his play in secondary improves soon

StarTribune.com The Vikings and Captain Munnerlyn both hope his secondary play improves.
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NFL Insider: The secret to dealing with diva receivers

StarTribune.com Vikings coach George Stewart has made a career of dealing with tough-to-deal-with personalities.
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Vikings: Blair Walsh's improved conditioning showing up in kicking stats

TwinCities.com (Brian Murphy brianmurphy@pioneerpress.com) — Vikings kicker Blair Walsh is lighter, healthier and eagerly pushing the outer limits of his range during a redemptive 2014 season.
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Vikings: With Josh Robinson hurting, Jabari Price ready to go

TwinCities.com (Chris Tomasson ctomasson@pioneerpress.com) — Vikings cornerback Josh Robinson is optimistic about playing Sunday at Tampa Bay. But coach Mike Zimmer is taking a more cautious approach.
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Vikings' Joe Berger could start at guard for injured Vlad Ducasse

TwinCities.com (Chris Tomasson ctomasson@pioneerpress.com) — Could there be a changing of the guard?
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Robinson listed as questionable, but is optimistic

StarTribune.com Cornerback Josh Robinson, a valuable reserve, is questionable for Sunday’s game against the Buccaneers after leaving yesterday’s practice with an ankle injury then sitting out today’s practice.The...
  • New: 7 hr 33 min ago

Could a change be coming at right guard?

StarTribune.com The Vikings could be considering a switch at right guard but certainly aren’t being up front about it.Joe Berger, who filled in for injured center John Sullivan in last week’s loss to the Bills,...
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Robinson misses practice, Sunday status is in doubt

StarTribune.com Cornerback Josh Robinson was not spotted out at practice during the portion of today’s practice open to media, and one would think his status for Sunday’s game in Tampa Bay in serious...
  • New: 9 hr 58 min ago

Access Vikings Breakdown No excuses for losing to Tampa Bay

StarTribune.com The Vikings will look to snap a three-game losing streak on Sunday against the Bucs. While they're not calling it a must-win, there won't be any excuses for losing to the 1-5 Bucs.
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Behind Enemy Lines: free agent duds, Glennon at QB and more with beat writer Greg Auman

StarTribune.com With a new week brings another edition of “Behind Enemy Lines.” For the Vikings’ Week 8 road trip against the Bucs, we spoke to beat writer Greg Auman, who covers the team for the Tampa Bay Times....
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Christian Ponder on Vikings return next year: 'I have no idea'

TwinCities.com (Chris Tomasson ctomasson@pioneerpress.com) — If there's even a chance quarterback Christian Ponder could return next season to the Vikings, he's not ready to address it.
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Vikings' Everson Griffen starting to justify huge contract

TwinCities.com (Chris Tomasson ctomasson@pioneerpress.com) — Everson Griffen heard the talk about how the Vikings supposedly were throwing money away on him.
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Access Vikings morning walkthrough: Griffen paying off, Robinson limping off, Sullivan cleared, more

StarTribune.com Every weekday, our Vikings reporters walk you through what’s happening with the team that day.WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED— So far DE Everson Griffen has rewarded the Vikings for that big contract.—...
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At Vikings-Washington game protest, 5,000 expected

TwinCities.com (Josh Verges jverges@pioneerpress.com) — Former Vikings safety Joey Browner joined prominent civil rights activists at the University of Minnesota on Thursday to call for an end to the use of racist and stereotypical imagery in sports.
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Anderson: Stadiums, birds and so much more

StarTribune.com The argument about the new edifice and its risk to wildlife is tied to societal issues involving sustainability.
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SidCast: Frazier knows Vikings' strengths and weaknesses

StarTribune.com Tampa Bay defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier will face his old team as the Vikings take on the Buccaneers on Sunday.
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Show him the money, and Vikings' Griffen pays off

StarTribune.com New contract has him dancing over each sack.
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Ex-Vikings coach Frazier praises Peterson, Harvin

StarTribune.com “Great competitors,” he says of Peterson, Harvin.
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Vensel: Did Vikings learn from loss?

StarTribune.com The Star Tribune’s Matt Vensel and CineSport’s Brian Clark discuss Teddy Bridgewater’s growth as they preview the Vikings’ trip to Tampa on Sunday to meet the Buccaneers.
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Blog Articles

Robinson listed as questionable, but is optimistic

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — Cornerback Josh Robinson, a valuable reserve, is questionable for Sunday’s game against the Buccaneers after leaving yesterday’s practice with an ankle injury then sitting out today’s practice.The...
  • 12 hr 21 min ago

Could a change be coming at right guard?

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — The Vikings could be considering a switch at right guard but certainly aren’t being up front about it.Joe Berger, who filled in for injured center John Sullivan in last week’s loss to the Bills,...
  • 12 hr 45 min ago

Robinson misses practice, Sunday status is in doubt

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — Cornerback Josh Robinson was not spotted out at practice during the portion of today’s practice open to media, and one would think his status for Sunday’s game in Tampa Bay in serious...
  • 15 hr 3 min ago

Behind Enemy Lines: free agent duds, Glennon at QB and more with beat writer Greg Auman

StarTribune.com (Master Tesfatsion) — With a new week brings another edition of “Behind Enemy Lines.” For the Vikings’ Week 8 road trip against the Bucs, we spoke to beat writer Greg Auman, who covers the team for the Tampa Bay Times....
  • 16 hr 31 min ago

VikesCentric: Jerick McKinnon—running with the opportunity

StarTribune.com (Joe Oberle) — The Vikings rookie running back has stepped into a starting role.
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Access Vikings morning walkthrough: Griffen paying off, Robinson limping off, Sullivan cleared, more

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — Every weekday, our Vikings reporters walk you through what’s happening with the team that day.WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED— So far DE Everson Griffen has rewarded the Vikings for that big contract.—...
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Turner assesses Bridgewater's growing pains

StarTribune.com (Master Tesfatsion) — That Norv Turner has quite a memory. In his 23rd season coaching in the NFL, the Vikings offensive coordinator has evaluated and coached a wide range of players – from Hall of Famers to draft...
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CB Josh Robinson limps off practice field

StarTribune.com (Master Tesfatsion) — Vikings cornerback Josh Robinson limped off at the start of Thursday’s practice with an apparent leg injury.It occurred during the individual drills portion of practice, in which Robinson hobbled...
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Patterson wanted to keep Bridgewater's first TD ball

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — Many football fans remember that Marvin Harrison was the one who caught the first touchdown pass of Peyton Manning’s career. They might also remember that Rod Smith caught John Elway’s first one,...
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Frazier: Peterson, Harvin 'guys I have a lot of respect for'

StarTribune.com (Mark Craig) — Adrian Peterson and Percy Harvin haven’t created the best headlines this season, but former Vikings coach and current Buccaneers defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier praised his former star...
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Vikings 4 Downs: Vikings offensive line, McKinnon's emergence, O/U Bridgewater TDs and more

StarTribune.com (Master Tesfatsion) — @MasterStrib How does Tampa’s defensive front match up with our leaky O-line? #VikingsST— Matthew (@mattg82) October 23, 2014Even with defensive end Michael Johnson and defensive tackle Gerald...
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Access Vikings morning walkthrough: Bucs off to sluggish start, Bridgewater's deep ball ineffectiveness and more

StarTribune.com (Master Tesfatsion) — Every weekday,  Vikings reporters walk you through what’s happening with the team.WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED— Many thought the Bucs “won” free agency with some of their acquisitions, but they...
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McKinnon showed improvement in pass protection

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — When you have a conversation with Jerick McKinnon about how he feels he is playing, the topic of pass protection inevitably comes up. Since the day he was drafted, McKinnon has been acutely aware...
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Rudolph conditioning; Sullivan out, Ducasse limited

StarTribune.com (Master Tesfatsion) — Vikings tight end Kyle Rudolph was present at practice for the first time since he had sports hernia surgery.Rudolph stretched at the start of practice but did not participate. Instead, he was...
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Bucs DE Johnson's one word for Zimmer: 'Tough'

StarTribune.com (Mark Craig) — Defensive end Michael Johnson left Cincinnati and signed with Tampa Bay within an hour of the start of free agency seven months ago. But he admits there was a part of him that wanted to follow his...
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Zimmer updates on Sullivan, Ducasse and his own health

StarTribune.com (Master Tesfatsion) — Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer expects center John Sullivan and guard Vladimir Ducasse will be fine for Sunday’s road game against the Buccaneers.Sullivan passed has passed his first concussion...
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Vikings Rewind: Chris Hogan's 28-yard catch

StarTribune.com (Master Tesfatsion) — The situation: With the Vikings up 16-10, the Bills faced a 2nd and 20 at the Vikings’ 30 with 27 seconds left.The reason: The Vikings caught a break on the previous drive with quarterback Kyle...
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VikesCentric: Something’s gotta give

StarTribune.com (Bo Mitchell) — The NFL's worst passing offense is set to square off with the NFL's worst pass defense, as the Vikings take on the Buccaneers.
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Stacking Bridgewater's start up with other recent first-round quarterbacks

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — Teddy Bridgewater finally threw his first career touchdown pass in Sunday’s 17-16 loss to the Bills. Before that, though, the rookie quarterback threw a pair of picks, pushing his season total to...
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Five Vikings stats that stand out for Week 8

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — Each week, beat guy Matt Vensel will highlight five Vikings stats that really mean something. 96 — win probability, in percentage, for the Vikings before fourth and 20 on Sunday.The Vikings had a...
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