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Renovated Vikings Defense Ready To Play For Real

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings will have seven new starters in their base defense this season. The scheme itself is a lot different, too, using more man-to-man coverage, blitzing and disguises than in the past. 579 more words


Crocker, Coleman, Evans Among Vikings Cuts

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have cut veteran safeties Chris Crocker and Kurt Coleman and placed Jamarca Sanford on injured reserve, leaving them thin at safety as the season opener approaches. 119 more words


Vikings cut another one of Adrian Peterson's friends

Another one of Adrian Peterson’s good friends on the Minnesota Vikings is on the way out.

The team released nose tackle Fred Evans on Saturday, a person with knowledge of the move told USA TODAY Sports. 236 more words


Who's in, who's out: BMTN makes a final Vikings roster prediction

The decisions facing Vikings general manager Rick Spielman, head coach Mike Zimmer and the top assistants aren’t easy ones.

The Vikings just completed their first undefeated… 738 more words


Bridgewater Starts As Vikings Beat Titans 19-3

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Letting the rookie quarterbacks play and keeping the starters on the sideline may have been the best decisions Vikings coach Mike Zimmer and Titans coach Ken Whisenhunt made all night. 717 more words


Minnesota Vikings

Minnesota Vikings

2013 record: 5-10-1 (4th in NFC North)

The Vikings were the worst team in possibly the worst division in the league last year. I guess that doesn’t put it very subtly, but that was the case. 1,174 more words


Bridgewater has no problem with Cassel starting

Vikings’ quarterback Teddy Bridgewater isn’t upset that Matt Cassel will get the nod to start at quarterback.

Coach Mike Zimmer announced Monday that Cassel will be the starter… 346 more words