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Computers, markers and mind power coordinate stadium construction

StarTribune.com The Dome demolition and construction of the supersized $1 billion Minnesota Multipurpose Stadium are being orchestrated with state-of-the-art computer programs and the mind of the impishly gruff...
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Bigger is better for Vikings scoreboard

StarTribune.com Team increases contribution by $1.2 million to increase size and number of screens
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Vikings increase contribution to new stadium

TwinCities.com (Doug Belden dbelden@pioneerpress.com) — The Minnesota Vikings are putting another $1.2 million into the new stadium project for video-related changes the team wanted.
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Cole discusses benefits that two-week head start had for Vikings linebackers

StarTribune.com Having a new coaching staff allowed Vikings an extra two weeks of working with players.
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Will the Vikings exercise option for Christian Ponder?

StarTribune.com The Vikings have yet to exercise Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder’s fifth year option, according to the NFL Players Association’s records. The deadline to do so for 2011 first round picks is...
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Ex-Vikings quarterback Donovan McNabb spends day in Arizona jail

TwinCities.com (Associated Press) — MESA, Ariz. -- Former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb was released Thursday from an Arizona jail after serving a one-day sentence for a DUI arrest late last year.
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C.J. Mosley could surge up into top 10 to Minnesota Vikings

NFL.com (Fischer, Bryan) — The Minnesota Vikings might not be able to pass on an elite defensive prospect, and the player the team could target near the top of the draft might be Alabama's C.J. Mosley.
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Metrodome demolition done early

TwinCities.com (Doug Belden dbelden@pioneerpress.com) — The Metrodome is down and its pieces trucked away as of Thursday, stadium officials said. That's a month earlier than they'd planned.
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Vikings preseason dates, times released

StarTribune.com The Vikings have released the dates and times of their four preseason games. Their preseason opponents were announced last week.
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Vikings sign safety Kurt Coleman

TwinCities.com (Pioneer Press) — The Minnesota Vikings signed free-agent safety Kurt Coleman on Thursday, picking up a four-year veteran who made 105 tackles during the 2012 season.
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Kiper: Vikings pick Blake Bortles

StarTribune.com ESPN's Mel Kiper has the Vikings drafting Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles with the eighth overall pick in his latest mock draft.
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Metrodome demolition done early

TwinCities.com (Associated Press) — MINNEAPOLIS -- The Metrodome is no more.
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Vikings 2014 schedule: The prime time outlook

TwinCities.com (Kevin Cusick kcusick@pioneerpress.com) — If Internet reports are to be believed, the NFL will be releasing the 2014 regular season schedule as early as Tuesday (April 22). That means hours of breathless coverage on NFL Network followed...
  • 2 days ago

Munnerlyn gives Vikings a shot with slot receivers

StarTribune.com Last season, the Vikings did not have a reliable defensive back who could stick with shifty slot receivers. Enter Captain Munnerlyn, who was solid when covering slot receivers for the Carolina...
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Darren Sharper: Ex-Viking's attorneys to question Arizona evidence

TwinCities.com (Jacques Billeaud Associated Press) — PHOENIX -- Lawyers for former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper are questioning the evidence authorities are using to justify keeping him in jail without bail on charges that he drugged and...
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Final pieces of Metrodome get hauled off

StarTribune.com It's the end of an era on Thursday as the remaining rubble of the Metrodome is hauled off of the new stadium construction site
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Josh Freeman is joining the New York Giants

StarTribune.com Josh Freeman, whose tenure as the Vikings’ starting quarterback last season lasted 60 disastrous minutes, will join the New York Giants.
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Josh Freeman, New York Giants reach 1-year contract

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Josh Freeman had quite an outing to forget against the New York Giants in 2013. However, Big Blue liked what it saw in a workout last week and agreed to terms with the QB, Albert Breer reported...
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Blog Articles

Bigger is better for Vikings scoreboard

StarTribune.com (Rochelle Olson) — Team increases contribution by $1.2 million to increase size and number of screens
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Cole discusses benefits that two-week head start had for Vikings linebackers

StarTribune.com (Mark Craig) — Having a new coaching staff allowed Vikings an extra two weeks of working with players.
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Will the Vikings exercise option for Christian Ponder?

StarTribune.com (Master Tesfatsion) — The Vikings have yet to exercise Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder’s fifth year option, according to the NFL Players Association’s records. The deadline to do so for 2011 first round picks is...
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Vikings preseason dates, times released

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — The Vikings have released the dates and times of their four preseason games. Their preseason opponents were announced last week.
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Kiper: Vikings pick Blake Bortles

StarTribune.com (Master Tesfatsion) — ESPN's Mel Kiper has the Vikings drafting Central Florida quarterback Blake Bortles with the eighth overall pick in his latest mock draft.
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Last of the Metrodome rubble gets hauled away at 1 p.m.

StarTribune.com (Rochelle Olson) — Crews will remove final two pules of Metrodome rubble today, officially ending its reign
  • 2 days ago
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Munnerlyn gives Vikings a shot with slot receivers

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — Last season, the Vikings did not have a reliable defensive back who could stick with shifty slot receivers. Enter Captain Munnerlyn, who was solid when covering slot receivers for the Carolina...
  • 2 days ago
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Final pieces of Metrodome get hauled off Thursday

StarTribune.com (Rochelle Olson) — It's the end of an era on Thursday as the remaining rubble of the Metrodome is hauled off of the new stadium construction site
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Josh Freeman is joining the New York Giants

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — Josh Freeman, whose tenure as the Vikings’ starting quarterback last season lasted 60 disastrous minutes, will join the New York Giants.
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Washington State safety Deone Bucannon to visit Vikings

StarTribune.com (Master Tesfatsion) — Washington State strong safety Deone Bucannon is the latest name that will attend the Vikings’ “Top 30” event, which starts today. Bucannon will visit on Thursday, according to an NFL source.
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Peterson sees himself as defender of declining running back position

StarTribune.com (Mark Craig) — Vikings running back: `There are a couple of guys who are different. I feel like I'm one of them.'
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Kevin Williams leaves Giants visit without signing

StarTribune.com (Mark Craig) — Former Vikings defensive tackle said he's `going to see what happens.'
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Vikings awarded Manning (no, not that one) off waivers

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — The Vikings were awarded linebacker Terrell Manning off waivers from the San Diego Chargers today, adding another young and unproven player to the mix at that unsettled position.
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Josh Samuda suffers gruesome ankle injury and Vikings bring back TE Allen Reisner

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — Vikings guard Josh Samuda suffered a gruesome ankle injury during today’s voluntary offseason workout. In other news, the Vikings have brought back tight end Allen Reisner.
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Vikings haven't approached Rudolph about contract extension

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — Kyle Rudolph is entering the final year of his rookie contract and he would like to stick around beyond 2014, but he said today that the Minnesota Vikings have not approached him about an...
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Kevin Williams meeting with Giants tonight, Tuesday

StarTribune.com (Mark Craig) — Former Vikings defensive tackle had dinner with Giants defensive line coach, will meet with Coughlin and Giants execs on Tuesday. Not sure whether he'll sign.
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Khalil Mack, Demarcus Lawrence, Billy Turner among Vikings "Top 30"

StarTribune.com (Master Tesfatsion) — Buffalo linebacker Khalil Mack, Boise State defensive end/linebacker Demarcus Lawrence and North Dakota State offensive tackle Billy Turner among the latest scheduled to attend the Vikings' "Top...
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Safety Kurt Coleman plans to sign with the Vikings

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — Free-agent safety Kurt Coleman plans to sign with the Minnesota Vikings. Coleman, who played his first four NFL seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles, visited the Vikings on Thursday.
  • 5 days ago
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TCF Field getting torn up for Vikings' renovations

StarTribune.com (Rochelle Olson) — The turf is being torn up to make way for enhancements for Vikings' tenure at Gophers' home
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Vensel: How are the Vikings spending their money?

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — As of this morning, the Minnesota Vikings had committed $61.28 million of their cap space to offensive players and $52.93 million to defenders. Their specialists combine for a $2.41 million cap...
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