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Hartman: Vikings' Grant saw Carroll had bright future

StarTribune.com Pete Carroll displayed his knowledge and enthusiasm when the Vikings hired him in 1985.
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Craig: Peterson's future with Vikings

StarTribune.com The Star Tribune’s Mark Craig catches up with CineSport's Noah Coslov in Phoenix to discuss Adrian Peterson's future with the Vikings and positions that need improvement going into the 2015 season.
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Former Vikings QB Tarvaris Jackson's Super Bowl ring a dream come true ... sort of

TwinCities.com (Chris Tomasson ctomasson@pioneerpress.com) — GLENDALE, Ariz. -- In the waning moments of last year's Super Bowl, Tarvaris Jackson at least got into the box score.
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Vikings: Adrian Peterson's probation begins Wednesday, includes drug testing

TwinCities.com (Brian Murphy brianmurphy@pioneerpress.com) — Adrian Peterson is scheduled to start community service in Texas on Wednesday and undergo counseling to determine whether the exiled Vikings running back has a drug problem, according to court...
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Vikings offseason snapshot: the defensive line

StarTribune.com Over the next two weeks, we will take a position-by-position look at where the Vikings stand heading into the offseason after their 7-9 season in 2014. Today, we break down the defensive line.One...
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Bevell: Trading Harvin was a must-make decision for Seahawks

StarTribune.com You’re Darrell Bevell and you’re an offensive coordinator, a job that’s more X’s and O’s than managing personalities within the grand framework of your football team.Your head coach in Seattle is...
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Ex-Viking Mick Tingelhoff gets his Hall of Fame briefing

TwinCities.com (Chris Tomasson ctomasson@pioneerpress.com) — GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Pro Football Hall of Fame finalist Mick Tingelhoff will fly to Arizona on Friday. But the real intrigue is when he will return to Minnesota.
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Hartman: Former Viking Williams finally gets to Super Bowl

StarTribune.com The former Vikings defensive tackle stepped into ideal role in Seattle.
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Super Bowl: Darrell Bevell's resume getting harder to ignore

TwinCities.com (Chris Tomasson ctomasson@pioneerpress.com) — GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Russell Wilson doesn't want to lose Darrell Bevell as his offensive coordinator. One day, the Seattle quarterback might be out of luck.
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Vikings: Adrian Peterson nears 30, but NFL barely notices

TwinCities.com (Chris Tomasson ctomasson@pioneerpress.com) — GLENDALE, Ariz. -- After Marshall Faulk turned 30, he never made another Pro Bowl and never had another 1,000-yard rushing season. Nevertheless, the hall of fame running back shrugs off what it...
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South Dakota will be Chad Greenway's rooting interest when Cavs visit Timberwolves

TwinCities.com (Chris Tomasson ctomasson@pioneerpress.com) — Pro athletes from South Dakota stick together.
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Vikings offseason snapshot: the linebackers

StarTribune.com Over the next two weeks, we will take a position-by-position look at where the Vikings stand heading into the offseason after their 7-9 season in 2014. Today, let’s take a glance at the...
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Former Vikings D-line coach Daly turns firing into instant Super Bowl

StarTribune.com Seahawks defensive tackle Kevin Williams wasn’t the only former member of the Vikings’ defensive line room to land face up looking at the sunshine of success after losing his job in Minnesota a...
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Ex-Viking Williams soaks in the Super Bowl scene

StarTribune.com Unlike his media-averse teammate Marshawn Lynch, Seattle’s Kevin Williams welcomed some attention.
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Craig: Ringmasters Brady, Belichick rule Media Day circus

StarTribune.com Brady and Belichick took Media Day’s best shots in stride.
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Ex-Viking Kevin Williams bit on Seahawks' pitch, Jared Allen didn't

TwinCities.com (Chris Tomasson ctomasson@pioneerpress.com) — PHOENIX -- Kevin Williams listened to Michael Bennett. Jared Allen didn't.
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Former Viking Heath Farwell hoping for second Super Bowl ring

TwinCities.com (Chris Tomasson ctomasson@pioneerpress.com) — PHOENIX -- Heath Farwell has an ideal way to stop future squabbling between his two sons: Win another Super Bowl ring.
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Blog Articles

Vikings offseason snapshot: the defensive line

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — Over the next two weeks, we will take a position-by-position look at where the Vikings stand heading into the offseason after their 7-9 season in 2014. Today, we break down the defensive line.One...
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Bevell: Trading Harvin was a must-make decision for Seahawks

StarTribune.com (Mark Craig) — You’re Darrell Bevell and you’re an offensive coordinator, a job that’s more X’s and O’s than managing personalities within the grand framework of your football team.Your head coach in Seattle is...
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Vikings offseason snapshot: the linebackers

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — Over the next two weeks, we will take a position-by-position look at where the Vikings stand heading into the offseason after their 7-9 season in 2014. Today, let’s take a glance at the...
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Former Vikings D-line coach Daly turns firing into instant Super Bowl

StarTribune.com (Mark Craig) — Seahawks defensive tackle Kevin Williams wasn’t the only former member of the Vikings’ defensive line room to land face up looking at the sunshine of success after losing his job in Minnesota a...
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VikesCentric: Ranking the Top Vikings Free Agent Targets: 15-11

StarTribune.com The top ten nears and we explore one of the most tantalizing names in free agency—not just for Vikings fans, but nearly every team in the NFL. After that, talking linemen and a running back round...
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Duron Carter reportedly chooses Colts over Vikings

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — So much for the Vikings “probably” being the frontrunner to sign wide receiver Duron Carter.Carter, the son of Hall of Fame wide receiver Cris Carter who worked out for his dad’s old team three...
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Vikings offseason snapshot: the safeties

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — Over the next two weeks, we will take a position-by-position look at where the Vikings stand heading into the offseason after their 7-9 season in 2014. Today, we will break down the safety...
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VikesCentric: Jim Marshall's Hall of Fame case

StarTribune.com (Bo Mitchell) — Mick Tingelhoff should be elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday, but will Jim Marshall ever join him?
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Tarkenton 'guarantees' Brady knew all about deflated footballs

StarTribune.com (Mark Craig) — So you’re Tom Brady or  Bill Belichick. Would you rather …A, Go to U.S. Airways Center and sit for an hour as reporters and freak shows — sometimes one in the same, mind you — badger you with even...
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Vikings offseason snapshot: the cornerbacks

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — Over the next two weeks, we will take a position-by-position look at where the Vikings stand heading into the offseason after their 7-9 season in 2014. Today, we take a gander at the...
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VikesCentric: The $13 Million Offseason Question...

StarTribune.com (AJ Mansour) — Would the Vikings be better off with, or without Adrian Peterson on roster in 2015? Aj Mansour breaks down the numbers and answers the question here...
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VikesCentric: Ranking the Top Vikings Free Agent Targets: 21-16

StarTribune.com The countdown on free agent targets rolls on, and we crack the top twenty. Two more big name pops up, as does a familiar one to Vikings fans. Focusing on the defensive back/receiver battle and the...
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VikesCentric: Draft Guru Raises Vikings Grade In 2014 NFL Draft Re-Grade

StarTribune.com (AJ Mansour) — Draft Guru, Mel Kiper, re-graded the 2014 NFL Draft for each team and had some good things to say about the Vikings rookie class.
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Ranking the Top Vikings Free Agent Targets: 25-21

StarTribune.com The list rolls on and we near the top twenty. Two running backs make the list—both of whom were on the verge of resurgence this year. Along with that is a souped-up version of Jasper Brinkley and...
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Vikings offseason snapshot: the offensive line

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — Over the next two weeks, we will take a position-by-position look at where the Vikings stand heading into the offseason after their 7-9 season in 2014. Today, we will focus on the offensive...
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Former Vikings running back Tommy Mason dies

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — Former Vikings running back Tommy Mason, the first draft pick in franchise history, has died.“The entire Minnesota Vikings organization is saddened by the loss of Tommy Mason,” Vikings owner and...
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VikesCentric: Mock Draft 2.0

StarTribune.com (Bo Mitchell) — A look at the first round of the NFL Draft. Who will the Vikings take at 11?
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Vikings offseason snapshot: the tight ends

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — Over the next two weeks, we will take a position-by-position look at where the Vikings stand heading into the offseason after their 7-9 season in 2014. Today, we will take a look at the tight...
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VikesCentric: Ranking the Top Vikings Free Agent Targets: 30-26

StarTribune.com The Minnesota Vikings can do a lot of things in free agency if they want to, but getting a handle on who they can invite to camp isn't always easy. We're periodically updating a list of some of...
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Vikings' coaching staff stays mostly intact for 2015

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — It appears that the Vikings’ coaching staff will remain mostly intact for the upcoming season.The Jaguars, who had interviewed Vikings running backs coach Kirby Wilson for their offensive...
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