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Vikings cornerback Josh Robinson has pectoral muscle injury

StarTribune.com Vikings cornerback Josh Robinson has a torn pectoral muscle injury, an NFL source confirmed.The injury happened during the Vikings’ June mini-camp, ESPN reported today. The severity of the injury...
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Report: Vikings CB Robinson suffered partially torn pectoral muscle

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Minnesota Vikings cornerback Josh Robinson reportedly suffered a partial tear to his pectoral muscle. The injury could open the door for rookie first-round pick Trae Waynes to see more action in...
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A wild decade of Vikings ownership for Wilfs

StarTribune.com The Vikings have been under Wilf ownership since 2005.
  • 1 day 18 hr ago

Vikings offer to pay half of pedestrian bridge costs

StarTribune.com The Met Council will vote on a proposal that caps team’s share of pedestrian bridge at $3.5M.
  • 1 day 19 hr ago

Ex-Gophers great Charlie Sanders dies at 68

StarTribune.com Pro Football Hall of Famer battled cancer
  • 1 day 23 hr ago

Vikings LB Chad Greenway thinks Adrian Peterson can still win NFL MVP

StarTribune.com Chad Greenway jumped on SiriusXM NFL Radio on Wednesday, discussing a wide range of topics during the slowest period in the NFL. Among some of the click-bait questions, the linebacker was asked...
  • 2 days ago

Bank chief: Naming rights good business

StarTribune.com Ties with Vikings reflect a strong commitment to community and bolster U.S. Bank’s profile.
  • 2 days ago

Vikings LB Brian Peters benefits from increased reps

StarTribune.com With the amount of injured Vikings linebackers during OTAs and minicamp, Brian Peters benefited with an increased amount of reps on defense last month.The Northwestern product converted from...
  • 3 days ago

Vikings DE Danielle Hunter molding 'raw' talent

StarTribune.com When people speak about Danielle Hunter, including us here on this blog, the first word to describe the defensive end is typically “raw”.He was a two-year starter at LSU, starting 23 of the 38...
  • 4 days ago

Brett Favre dons Packers jersey for first time since '08 for SI cover

StarTribune.com Sports Illustrated has a “Where are they now” series this week, one of those slow summer ideas that periodicals come up with from time to time (in fact, I might be doing one later this summer).The...
  • 4 days ago

Jerick McKinnon: I'd draft myself for fantasy football

NFL.com (Patra, Kevin) — Jerick McKinnon will spend the 2015 season mostly watching Adrian Peterson carry the football for the Minnesota Vikings. However, the young back is confident he will still be productive.
  • 4 days ago

Top Comeback Player of the Year candidates for 2015

NFL.com (Wesseling, Chris) — Adrian Peterson will present an interesting debate for Comeback Player of the Year honors this season. Find out which other stars are preseason candidates for the award in 2015.
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Vikings' Jeff Locke still seeking consistency

StarTribune.com There will be competition at long snapper during training camp next month as Cullen Loeffler and Kevin McDermott battle for the starting job. The Vikings opted not to bring in another punter to...
  • 5 days ago

Vikings' Trae Waynes fell in love with tackling as boy in Kenosha

TwinCities.com (Chris Tomasson ctomasson@pioneerpress.com) — KENOSHA, Wis. -- When Trae Waynes was practing football in the yard, the whole neighborhood knew it. Instead of a cushioned tackling dummy, Trae and his father, Ron, worked with trash cans.
  • 5 days ago

Vikings getting national attention as team on the rise

StarTribune.com It’s late June, when all Super Bowl titles are won.Scratch that, we’re about as far from the Super Bowl as possible.Late June is the time when NFL folks start to try to determine the contenders...
  • 5 days ago

Vikings: Adrian Peterson is back, but don't forget McKinnon

TwinCities.com (Chris Tomasson ctomasson@pioneerpress.com) — Jerick McKinnon has put out notice to fantasy football players. Just because Adrian Peterson is back, don't forget about him.
  • 7 days ago

Adrian Peterson believes he's still the NFL's best RB

NFL.com (Wesseling, Chris) — Adrian Peterson believes he's still the NFL's best running back after missing most of last season. Find out how the Vikings star feels about his No. 62 ranking on NFL Network's "Top 100" list.
  • 7 days ago
Blog Articles

Vikings cornerback Josh Robinson has pectoral muscle injury

StarTribune.com (Chris Miller) — Vikings cornerback Josh Robinson has a torn pectoral muscle injury, an NFL source confirmed.The injury happened during the Vikings’ June mini-camp, ESPN reported today. The severity of the injury...
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Vikings LB Chad Greenway thinks Adrian Peterson can still win NFL MVP

StarTribune.com (Master Tesfatsion) — Chad Greenway jumped on SiriusXM NFL Radio on Wednesday, discussing a wide range of topics during the slowest period in the NFL. Among some of the click-bait questions, the linebacker was asked...
  • 2 days ago

Vikings LB Brian Peters benefits from increased reps

StarTribune.com (Master Tesfatsion) — With the amount of injured Vikings linebackers during OTAs and minicamp, Brian Peters benefited with an increased amount of reps on defense last month.The Northwestern product converted from...
  • 3 days ago

Vikings rookie defensive end Danielle Hunter molding 'raw' talent

StarTribune.com (Master Tesfatsion) — When people speak about Danielle Hunter, including us here on this blog, the first word to describe the defensive end is typically “raw”.He was a two-year starter at LSU, starting 23 of the 38...
  • 4 days ago

Vikings' Jeff Locke still seeking consistency

StarTribune.com (Master Tesfatsion) — There will be competition at long snapper during training camp next month as Cullen Loeffler and Kevin McDermott battle for the starting job. The Vikings opted not to bring in another punter to...
  • 5 days ago

Josh Robinson reacts to Supreme Court marriage ruling

StarTribune.com (Master Tesfatsion) — The Vikings cornerback expressed his disapproval of the gay marriage ruling a series of tweets that have since been deleted.
  • 8 days ago

Minnesota Sports Facilities Authority taking applications for opening

StarTribune.com (Rochelle Olson) — Resignation of Duane Benson creates opening on stadium committee
  • 8 days ago

Vikings' Norv Turner viewed among NFL's top coordinators

StarTribune.com (Master Tesfatsion) — This week, NFL Network’s Bucky Brooks listed off, in his opinion, the top 20 coordinators in the NFL. The former NFL linebacker and scout has Vikings offensive coordinator Norv Turner ranked high...
  • 9 days ago

Vikings' Charles Johnson not satisfied with new stability

StarTribune.com (Master Tesfatsion) — Charles Johnson seemed to have gained some stability for the first time in career last year.The wide receiver emerged as the Vikings No. 1 target last year in his second season, though he didn’t...
  • 10 days ago
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Veteran Terence Newman adds depth, wisdom to Vikings secondary

StarTribune.com (Master Tesfatsion) — The Vikings acquired two veterans in free agency with previous ties to head coach Mike Zimmer. While one, safety Taylor Mays, didn’t work out, cornerback Terence Newman has fared well so far.Mays...
  • 11 days ago
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Ten takeaways from Vikings spring practices

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — The Vikings wrapped up their spring practices a few days ago, and most players have already reached the beach or wherever they are spending their summer vacations. Before I follow their lead and...
  • 12 days ago
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Fox9 will televise four Vikings preseason games

StarTribune.com (Chris Miller) — The Vikings announced a partnership with Fox9 (KMSP Ch. 9) today that will include the station airing four of the team’s five preseason games.Televised on Ch. 9 will be home preseason games with...
  • 15 days ago
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Mike Wallace, Teddy Bridgewater establishing bond off the field

StarTribune.com (Master Tesfatsion) — Mike Wallace has been a Viking for just a few months, yet he has already found an easy way to bond with his new quarterback, Teddy Bridgewater, off the field.Video games.The wide receiver said he...
  • 15 days ago
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Adrian Peterson says return to the Vikings has 'been pleasant' so far

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — Adrian Peterson has been back in Minnesota for the past three weeks. And while he may never regain the sense of normalcy he experienced before last year, Peterson feels his return to the Vikings...
  • 16 days ago
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Priefer pleased with Vikings' latest group of special-teamers

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — Every year, NFL teams churn the bottom of their rosters, relying on draft picks, undrafted rookies and low-profile free agents to fill out their squads.And every year, special teams coaches are...
  • 16 days ago
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Some Vikings players practice in tinted visors -- for looks only

StarTribune.com (Chris Miller) — Since the NFL instituted a rule in 1998 prohibiting players from wearing tinted visors, only players who receive medical clearance are allowed to wear them during regular-season games.But during...
  • 17 days ago
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Scott Crichton comfortable, bigger in Year 2

StarTribune.com (Master Tesfatsion) — Scott Crichton enters his second minicamp with the Vikings feeling confident and looking bigger. The defensive end was able to go through his first offseason with the team, participating in the...
  • 17 days ago
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Cordarrelle Patterson is 'in the mix' to start, Norv Turner says

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — Cordarrelle Patterson has spent much of this spring catching passes from backup quarterback Shaun Hill as he runs with the second-string offense.When the Vikings trot out three-receiver sets, it...
  • 17 days ago
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MyCole Pruitt catching Vikings' eyes

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — It hasn’t taken long for rookie tight end MyCole Pruitt to turn some heads.Pruitt, a fifth-round pick out of Div. I-AA Southern Illinois, appears to have leapt ahead of Chase Ford and Rhett...
  • 17 days ago
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Tyrus Thompson the latest to mix in at right guard

StarTribune.com (Master Tesfatsion) — Tyrus Thompson was asked what position best suits him along the offensive line.“Offensive line,” Thompson responded with a smile.Good answer, rookie.The offensive tackle was used at the first team...
  • 18 days ago
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