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Source: Former Vikings RB Matt Asiata to sign with Lions

TwinCities.com (Chris Tomasson) — Former Vikings running back Matt Asiata has agreed to terms on a one-year deal with Detroit, a source said Friday. Asiata played with the Vikings from 2012-16 before not being brought back as a...
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Vikings sign three more picks; rookie contract dispute nearing a conclusion

TwinCities.com (Chad Graff) — After a holdup in rookie contract negotiations, the floodgates have apparently opened. The Vikings signed three more draft picks Friday, one day after they inked the first two of their 11 draftees...
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Vikings' Mike Zimmer: 'One eye or two, it really doesn't matter. I'm going to be back.'

StarTribune.com Mike Zimmer is determined to coach -- whether he loses sight in his eye or not.
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Vikings sign three more draft picks

StarTribune.com The Vikings have gotten three more of their draft picks under contract.The team announced that both of their fourth-round picks, defensive tackle Jaleel Johnson and linebacker Ben Gedeon, have...
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Vikings coach Mike Zimmer: ‘I’ll be back shortly — with one eye or two’

TwinCities.com (Brian Murphy) —  Vikings coach Mike Zimmer said Friday he plans to return to Minnesota June 4 for another eye examination that should determine whether he can resume coaching his team. Zimmer is recovering...
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Mike Zimmer plans to return to Vikings on June 4

NFL.com (Orr, Conor) — Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer plans a June 4 return to the team. He told reporters as much on Friday, saying that he has a doctor's appointment on June 5 when he hopes to receive a clean bill of...
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Zimmer hopes to return to coaching in early Junes

NFL.com (Orr, Conor) — Vikings head coach Mike Zimmer will be back in Minnesota next weekend, and hopes to start coaching soon after.
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Vikings rookie Pat Elflein makes his mark at center and guard

StarTribune.com Former Ohio State assistant now with Gophers praises Vikings rookie’s versatility.
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Vikings finally sign a draft pick: Fifth-rounder Rodney Adams

StarTribune.com The Vikings have finally signed one of their 11 draft picks.The first one to put pen to paper was fifth-round pick Rodney Adams, a wide receiver who will also be in the mix at kickoff...
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Vikings sign first 2017 draft pick, potentially opening the floodgates for others

TwinCities.com (Chad Graff) — Following days of drama regarding the language used in potential contracts, the Vikings have signed their first 2017 draft pick, fifth-round selection Rodney Adams. The Vikings signed Adams, a...
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Listen: How are Teddy and Zimmer? Which Viking would you live with?

StarTribune.com Intro: What did we learn about Teddy Bridgewater's recovery and Mike Zimmer's eye in the last two weeks? 26:00: More nuggets from OTAs, including the configuration of the rebuilt offensive line...
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Vikings ready to enjoy NFL’s relaxed celebration rules — even indoor snow angels

TwinCities.com (Chris Tomasson) — The Vikings play indoors, but that might not keep wide receiver Jarius Wright from doing a snow angel following a touchdown. The NFL announced this week that certain touchdown celebrations will no...
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Vikings evaluating a handful of cornerbacks to fill important nickel role

StarTribune.com For just the second time on Wednesday, NFL rules allowed second-year cornerback Mackensie Alexander to line up across from receiver Stefon Diggs during Vikings practice.Football is just getting...
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Vikings sign three more draft picks

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — The Vikings have gotten three more of their draft picks under contract.The team announced this morning that both of their fourth-round picks, defensive tackle Jaleel Johnson and linebacker Ben...
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Vikings finally sign a draft pick: Fifth-rounder Rodney Adams

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — The Vikings have finally signed one of their 11 draft picks.The first one to put pen to paper was fifth-round pick Rodney Adams, a wide receiver who will also be in the mix at kickoff...
  • 1 day 14 hr ago

Vikings evaluating a handful of cornerbacks to fill important nickel role

StarTribune.com (Andrew Krammer) — For just the second time on Wednesday, NFL rules allowed second-year cornerback Mackensie Alexander to line up across from receiver Stefon Diggs during Vikings practice.Football is just getting...
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Rick Spielman provides updates on Teddy Bridgewater, Mike Zimmer

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — The Vikings just took the field at Winter Park for their second organized team activity workout of the week. But quarterback Teddy Bridgewater and head coach Mike Zimmer were nowhere to be...
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OTA primer: It's Dalvin Cook's backfield as Vikings ramp up practices

StarTribune.com (Andrew Krammer) — For the first time Tuesday, Vikings’ top pick Dalvin Cook will line up against Linval Joseph and the rest of Mike Zimmer’s defense.Zimmer won’t be monitoring Organized Team Activities this time,...
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Mike Zimmer, after another surgery, taking time away from Vikings

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — Coach Mike Zimmer, who last Wednesday had yet another surgery on his right eye, “will be taking time away from the team to dedicate to recovering from eye surgery and restoring his health,”...
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Mike Zimmer says he had another eye surgery this week

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — Mike Zimmer had surgery No. 8 on his right eye this week.The Vikings head coach, speaking at his foundation’s first youth football camp, told reporters today at Winter Park that he had “another...
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Adrian Peterson's lavish home for sale in Eden Prairie

StarTribune.com (Rana Cash) — (Photo credit: Zillow)Adrian Peterson’s time here in Minnesota is done, and with that comes the separation process.For Peterson, that includes selling his home. TMZ first reported that Peterson’s...
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Bud Grant's garage sale, now with bobbleheads, draws 'worldwide' attention -- just don't haggle

StarTribune.com (Andrew Krammer) — Once again, Bud Grant’s whistle commanded a purple rush. A crowd of fans decked head-to-toe in Vikings gear anxiously awaited the start of the legendary coach’s annual garage sale Wednesday, which...
  • 8 days ago
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Sentence transferred to Minnesota, Floyd can join Vikings next week

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — Michael Floyd’s sentence in Arizona has been transferred to Minnesota, clearing the way for him to attend Vikings offseason workouts next week, according to a league source.Floyd, who signed a...
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Vikes tout TCO Performance Center as 'best possible environment to succeed'

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — As Vikings officials toured NFL stadiums a few years back to gather ideas for their new palace, they made a point to also visit some of the top team facilities, knowing they would soon be building...
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Vikings sign defensive tackle Will Sutton, waive Toby Johnson

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — The Vikings have signed former Bears defensive tackle Will Sutton.Sutton, Chicago’s third-round pick in 2014, was released by the Bears last week after he started 18 games for them over his first...
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A look at how the 2017 Vikings are allocating their cap space on defense

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — The Vikings spent most of their offseason resources on offense and kept an $18 million quarterback on the roster. Still, despite all that, for the first time in the Mike Zimmer era the Vikings...
  • 10 days ago

Vikings to sign guard Freddie Tagaloa after tryout at rookie camp

StarTribune.com (Andrew Krammer) — The Vikings added another offensive lineman to the rebuilding project.Freddie Tagaloa, a hulking 6-foot-8-inch guard, will sign a three-year contract after trying out during the Vikings rookie...
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A look at how the 2017 Vikings are allocating their cap space on offense

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — After another unproductive season on offense, the Vikings this offseason spent big bucks on that side of the ball, signing a pricey pair of tackles, a new running back and recently an established...
  • 11 days ago
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Pat Elflein looks to be Ohio State's next early-impact NFL lineman

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — Projecting which offensive line prospects who blocked in spread offenses at the college level are going to pan out in the pros has in recent years created headaches for NFL scouts and front-office...
  • 14 days ago
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What do Vikings get in Michael Floyd? Another big target, and an on-field project

StarTribune.com (Andrew Krammer) — Two plays from the Patriots regular season finale against the Dolphins showed just how newly-signed Michael Floyd can help the Vikings.Floyd, the 6-foot-3, 220-pound receiver, caught a Tom Brady...
  • 15 days ago
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Vikings sign former Cardinals receiver and St. Paul native Michael Floyd

StarTribune.com (Andrew Krammer) — The Vikings added a veteran to the receiving corps.Former Cardinals receiver and Cretin-Derham Hall graduate Michael Floyd agreed to a one-year deal with the Vikings on Wednesday, a league source...
  • 16 days ago
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Vikings' Latavius Murray has millions of reasons to seize backfield lead

StarTribune.com (Andrew Krammer) — Latavius Murray’s vision can one day carry him far beyond the football field.The Vikings running back earned a 3.0 GPA this spring through online courses during his first semester in Syracuse’s...
  • 16 days ago
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Vikings move C.J. Ham to fullback

StarTribune.com (Matt Vensel) — A quick glance at the 90-man roster before this past weekend would have reminded that the Vikings still did not have a fullback under contract. But despite not adding any new players at the...
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