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Behind Enemy Lines: RGIII, DeSean Jackson, Ryan Kerrigan and more with beat writer Zac Boyer

StarTribune.com For the Vikings’ Week 9 matchup against Washington, we spoke to Zac Boyer, who covers the team for the Washington Times, in this week’s edition of “Behind Enemy Lines.”1. How has quarterback...
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Access Vikings Breakdown: Vikings seek win before bye

StarTribune.com The Vikings have a chance to reel off consecutive victories for the first time this season. They can move to a game under .500 (4-5) with a win over Washington on Sunday.
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Redskins name change 'festered by liberals,' Billy Kilmer says

TwinCities.com (Chris Tomasson ctomasson@pioneerpress.com) — Billy Kilmer has been attending Washington Redskins alumni events for years. He was at one two weeks ago, catching up with former teammates.
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Access Vikings morning walkthrough: McKinnon impresses, Redskins may ease up on Teddy and more

StarTribune.com Every weekday, our Vikings reporters walk you through what’s happening with the team that day.WHAT YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED— Rookie RB Jerick McKinnon has been impressive since becoming a starter.—...
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Vikings' McKinnon runs on the cutting edge

StarTribune.com Vikings rookie Jerick McKinnon has the instinct to find or create holes when they aren’t there.
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Hartman: Cassel helps out while he's healing

StarTribune.com He can’t play until his broken foot is sound, but he’s sharing info with the other Vikings QBs.
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Vikings will practice more outdoors

TwinCities.com (Brian Murphy brianmurphy@pioneerpress.com) — With only one indoor game remaining and the weather getting colder, the Vikings plan to practice more outdoors as they continue forging their new -- if brief -- identity as an outdoor team.
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Harnish's broken foot means Vikings down to two quarterbacks, again

TwinCities.com (Chris Tomasson ctomasson@pioneerpress.com) — The Vikings are down to two quarterbacks.
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Access Vikings: Griffen NFC's Defensive Player of the Week

StarTribune.com It’s only Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen’s second month as a full time starter, and he was rewarded for his early season performance by winning NFC Defensive Player of the Month honors for...
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Vikings can't ignore rookies' special-teams penalties

TwinCities.com (Chris Tomasson ctomasson@pioneerpress.com) — Late-round draft choices Antone Exum and Jabari Price know their performance on special teams could play a role in how long they last in the NFL.
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Vikings: Defense ready for handful with return of RG3

TwinCities.com (Brian Murphy brianmurphy@pioneerpress.com) — RG3 is back for Washington, which might leave Vikings defenders huffing more Co2 Sunday at TCF Bank Stadium.
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Vikings: Cordarrelle Patterson vows to build on success in Tampa

TwinCities.com (Brian Murphy brianmurphy@pioneerpress.com) — Vikings wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson finally emerged in the passing game against Tampa Bay, a trend he hopes to kick into higher gear Sunday against Washington.
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Brian Robison, Jabari Price return to practice

StarTribune.com Vikings defensive end Brian Robison and cornerback Jabari Price returned to Thursday’s practice after not participating on Wednesday.Robison sat out with a glute injury, and Price dealt with a...
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Priefer, Vikings considering special-teams changes

StarTribune.com Head coach Mike Zimmer sent a message to the special-teams unit during Monday’s team meeting.So what exactly was Zimmer’s message and who in particular was it aimed at? Let’s ask Mike...
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Everson Griffen honored, not satisfied with monthly award

StarTribune.com It’s only Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen’s second month as a full time starter, and he was rewarded for his early season performance on Thursday by winning NFC Defensive Player of the Month...
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Cordarrelle Patterson expects to be 100 percent vs. Washington

StarTribune.com Vikings wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson was asked on Thursday whether he’d be 100 percent on Sunday against the Redskins. He sounded like he took offense to the question about his health.“Of...
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Vikings 4 Downs: RGIII or McCoy, O/U on Pro Bowlers, 2014 draft class and more

StarTribune.com @MasterStrib which QB matchup is more favorable for the Vikings, McCoy or RG III? #VikingsST— Matt Pitcher (@MattPitcher3) October 30, 2014Robert Griffin III will reportedly start after missing...
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Vikings: Everson Griffen named NFC Defensive Player of the Month

TwinCities.com (Chris Tomasson ctomasson@pioneerpress.com) — Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen was named Thursday as NFC Defensive Player of the Month in just his second month as a starter.
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Everson Griffen named NFC Defensive Player of the Month

StarTribune.com Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen received NFC Defensive Player of the Month honors for October. It’s the first Player of the Month award in Griffen’s career.He recorded an NFC-best six sacks...
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Blog Articles

VikesCentric: Halloween starts the scary road ahead

StarTribune.com (Joe Oberle) — A scary holiday-flavored look at the Vikings' season at mid-point.
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Everson Griffen honored, not satisfied with monthly award

StarTribune.com (Master Tesfatsion) — It’s only Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen’s second month as a full time starter, and he was rewarded for his early season performance on Thursday by winning NFC Defensive Player of the Month...
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Brian Robison, Jabari Price return to practice

StarTribune.com (Master Tesfatsion) — Vikings defensive end Brian Robison and cornerback Jabari Price returned to Thursday’s practice after not participating on Wednesday.Robison sat out with a glute injury, and Price dealt with a...
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Priefer, Vikings considering special-teams changes

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — Head coach Mike Zimmer sent a message to the special-teams unit during Monday’s team meeting.So what exactly was Zimmer’s message and who in particular was it aimed at? Let’s ask Mike...
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Cordarrelle Patterson expects to be 100 percent vs. Washington

StarTribune.com (Master Tesfatsion) — Vikings wide receiver Cordarrelle Patterson was asked on Thursday whether he’d be 100 percent on Sunday against the Redskins. He sounded like he took offense to the question about his health.“Of...
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Vikings 4 Downs: RGIII or McCoy, O/U on Pro Bowlers, 2014 draft class and more

StarTribune.com (Master Tesfatsion) — @MasterStrib which QB matchup is more favorable for the Vikings, McCoy or RG III? #VikingsST— Matt Pitcher (@MattPitcher3) October 30, 2014Robert Griffin III will reportedly start after missing...
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Everson Griffen named NFC Defensive Player of the Month

StarTribune.com (Master Tesfatsion) — Vikings defensive end Everson Griffen received NFC Defensive Player of the Month honors for October. It’s the first Player of the Month award in Griffen’s career.He recorded an NFC-best six sacks...
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Access Vikings morning walkthrough: Vikings pass defense on the rise, Barr gets some love and 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— The numbers mislead a little, but the Vikings pass defense is much...
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Major protests expected this weekend and this is why...

StarTribune.com (AJ Mansour) — Major protests expected this weekend surrounding the use of the Redskins nickname.
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Two-minute drills helping Teddy B think less (which he likes)

StarTribune.com (Mark Craig) — Teddy Bridgewater still thinks he’s thinking too much.Asked what he’s working on, the Vikings rookie quarterback said, “Just think less. Go out there and play pitch and catch.“I have to keep...
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Robison sidelined with 'glute' injury

StarTribune.com (Mark Craig) — Left defensive end Brian Robison, who has missed only two games in his eight-year career, didn’t practice today and is listed on the injury report with a “glute” injury. He played a season-low 40...
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Robison, Price, Rudolph not practicing

StarTribune.com (Mark Craig) — Defensive end Brian Robison, cornerback Jabari Price and tight end Kyle Rudolph weren’t practicing during the portion of practice open to reporters this afternoon.Linebacker Gerald Hodges, who...
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Recovering Cassel upbeat, trying to help Vikings

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — Quarterback Matt Cassel made an appearance in the open locker room today and was in much better spirits than he was five weeks ago, when he said he was “devastated” his season was over.Cassel was...
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Gruden, Zimmer downplay first matchup as head coaches

StarTribune.com (Master Tesfatsion) — Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer and Redskins head coach Jay Gruden both downplayed their first matchup as head coaches on Sunday at TCF Bank Stadium.Both first-year head coaches enter with 3-5...
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Vikings Rewind: Captain Munnerlyn's interception

StarTribune.com (Master Tesfatsion) — The situation: On the opening drive, the Bucs faced a 2nd and 11 on their own 44 with 10:24 left in the first quarter.The play: Bucs quarterback Mike Glennon ran a play action bootleg, looking for...
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VikesCentric: Vikings midseason awards

StarTribune.com (Bo Mitchell) — We're eight games into the season so it's time to hand out some Vikings mid-season accolades.
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Barr named NFC's Defensive Player of the Week

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — Rookie outside linebacker Anthony Barr has been named the NFC’s Defensive Player of the Week after his 27-yard fumble return for a touchdown gave the Vikings a 19-13 overtime victory Sunday.Barr,...
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Vikings stand pat at the NFL's trade deadline

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — The league’s 3 p.m. CDT trade deadline has come and gone without the Vikings making a deal.That’s not really surprising. For starters, typically the NFL trade deadline is by far the quietest of...
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Five Vikings stats that stand out for Week 9

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — Each week, beat guy Matt Vensel will highlight five Vikings stats that really mean something. 25 — pass-rush snaps for outside linebacker Anthony Barr the past two weeks.If Barr wasn’t in the NFL...
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Anthony Barr nominated for Rookie of the Week

StarTribune.com (Master Tesfatsion) — Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr has been nominated for Rookie of the Week. He’s one of five rookies nominated for the award but the only defensive player.Barr scored on a 27-yard fumble recovery...
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